Tuukka Rask plays street hockey to benefit charity

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask played forward and defense in a street hockey scrimmage Saturday with Newton youngsters.

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The Bruins goalie competed with 10- and 11-year-old girls from the Boston Junior Eagles.

Jay Pandolfo becomes the team’s first full-time development coach. The 39-year-old retired from the NHL after 2012-13. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff)

Bruins hire Jay Pandolfo as development coach

Pandolfo, a Burlington native and four-year Boston University standout, will work with prospects throughout the team’s system.

Jonathan Quick, a quick study of the “reverse VH” goaltending technique, has backstopped the Kings to two Stanley Cup titles in the last three years. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


New goalie technique is providing an edge

Jonathan Quick helped to initiate a position-changing movement with the “reverse VH” goaltending technique.

Torey Krug has become a power-play mainstay, and he deserves fair value.


Bruins need a trade to free up space

It would be possible to re-up Torey Krug and Reilly Smith without moving salary, but it would not be preferable.

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Former Bruin Carol Vadnais dies at 68

The popular defenseman played on the 1972 Stanley Cup champions and was with the Bruins for four seasons.

Sunday Hockey Notes

Kevin Hayes works the NHL system perfectly

The league’s collective bargaining agreement includes an option for NCAA players that allows them to hit the free market.

Last season, Loui Eriksson scored just 10 goals and added 27 assists for 37 points.

Loui Eriksson could play an upgraded role for Bruins

Eriksson stands as the most likely candidate to replace Jarome Iginla on the team’s top line entering training camp.

Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes

The Boston native, who was a Hobey Baker finalist last season, will join the Rangers now.

John Whitesides sizes up talent

Whitesides, the Bruins’ strength and conditioning coach, has been with the team for 13 seasons.

Bruins have 17 nationally televised games

The Bruins and Blackhawks will play in NBC’s featured game on Feb. 22 in Chicago.

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bruins-big-7310-7365--90x90.jpg How it all fell apart for the Bruins

Look back on the NHL title series in which the Bruins fell to the Blackhawks in heartbreaking fashion.

Stanley Cup history


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/rings-4383--90x90.JPG 50 years of Stanley Cup rings

Examine the rewards that the champions of the NHL for the past half-century have earned as a Stanley Cup booty.

Bruins' championship history


The 6 Stanley Cup banners in Bruins history

Will the Bruins add a seventh to this collection of Stanley Cup banners they have accumulated through the decades?