Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Headlines and highlights from the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron score in the first period, and Boston never looks back.
The series shifts to Detroit tied at 1-all.
On Sunday, Boston didn’t take its first shot until 7:28 into the opening period. And it went in.
The regular season success seems trivial.
A late third-period goal lifts the Red Wings to victory in a hard-fought opening game.
Boston coach Claude Julien reminds his team 'about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round.'
Patrice Bergeron won a gold medal in Sochi, but also thrived for the Bruins when he returned from Russia.
The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, but are 1-3 in the regular season against their first-round playoff opponent.
The Devils’ savior may be cast out of N.J.
Boston tops Buffalo 4-1 as David Krejci scores two goals.
Boston still leads Anaheim in the NHL’s overall standings.
Brad Marchand nets his 24th goal of the season but the Jets prevail in the shootout.
The Wild clinch a playoff spot, getting the tying goal with 1:05 remaining in the third period.
Boston breaks a 2-2 tie by scoring two quick goals late in the third period to beat the Flyers.
Boston loses two straight for the first time in over a month.
Detroit scores two late goals and Jimmy Howard is sound in the net.
Reilly Smith nets the winner while Tuukka Rask stops 49 shots.
Boston improves to 15-0-1 in its last 16 and has won a team-record nine straight road games.
Boston clinches the Atlantic Division title with its 14th win in 15 games.
This time there’s no late collapse against the Cup champs.
Montreal wins 2-1, leaving Boston one win short of matching its longest winning streak since 1970-71.
Jarome Iginla scores a pair and Boston now leads NHL with 103 points.
Boston also clinches a playoff berth by defeating Colorado 2-0 on Friday.
With 99 points, Boston continues to pull away from the rest of the Eastern Conference.
Boston extends its conference lead to five points against Pittsburgh.
Tuukka Rask stops 33 shots as Boston beats Minnesota 4-1.
Boston has few problems with the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-1.
The Bruins took over the top spot in the Eastern Conference with the victory.
Goalie Tuukka Rask comes up big in a 4-1 victory against Montreal.