Niklas Svedberg could get a start for Bruins this weekend

Boston, MA - 01/08/15 - (2nd period) Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg (72) makes a diving toe pad save in the second period. The Boston Bruins take on the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Fluto Shinzawa, Topic: 09Bruins-Devils, LOID: 8.0.1412146648.

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The Bruins play back-to-back Friday and Saturday — normally, that means the goalies split the games.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/paille846-6424.jpg Bruins’ Daniel Paille perked up with a goal after sitting out

Being a healthy scratch for two games “cleared my mind” said Paille, who seemed to click on a new line.

NHL roundup: Penguins get by Capitals to avoid sweep of series

Pittsburgh has won three straight and leads Washington by three points for third place in the Metropolitan Division.

Sports Log: Blackhawks star Patrick Kane out 12 weeks after surgery

Blackhawks star Patrick Kane had surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left collarbone, likely sidelining the dynamic forward for the rest of the season.

02/24/15: Boston, MA: Canucks goalie Eddie Lack makes a nice blocker save late in the third period, as teh Bruins Loui Eriksson sits on his doorstep. The Boston Bruins hosted the Vancouver Canucks in a regular season NHL game at the TD Garden. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic: Bruins-Canucks

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Bruins get unlucky in loss to Canucks

Despite controlling the pace of play for most of the night, the Bruins ended up losing.

Boston Bruins' David Krejci, of The Czech Republic, gives chase as St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz clears the puck from in front of the goal as goalie Jake Allen and Barret Jackman look on during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

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David Krejci hoping for a pre-playoff return

If the Bruins place their top center on long-term IR, they could receive some salary cap relief.

BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 13: Kevan Miller #86 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden on January 13, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeat the Lightning 4-3. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Bruins’ Kevan Miller to have season-ending surgery

The defenseman will have his injured right shoulder repaired on Thursday.

Boston Bruins' Gregory Campbell (11) celebrates with teammates Brian Ferlin (68) and Jordan Caron (38) after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Boston won 6-2. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

A borderline playoff team, Bruins look for help

The NHL trade deadline is Monday, and GM Peter Chiarelli is not in a position of strength to deal.

Wasp species named in honor of Bruins’ Tuukka Rask

A newly discovered wasp species from East Africa now bears the designation Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski, a tribute to the star Bruins goalie.

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Bruins lose David Krejci for 4-6 weeks with partial MCL tear

The first-line center suffered the knee injury in Friday’s loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Start time changed for Bruins’ March 8 game

The game against the Red Wings at TD Garden has been changed to a matinee.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2015-02-22T233841Z_1005281512_NOCID_RTRMADP_3_NHL-BOSTON-BRUINS-AT-CHICAGO-BLACKHAWKS.jpg Ryan Spooner fills in well for David Krejci

He had an assist and landed four shots on goal in the Bruins’ 6-2 win over the Blackhawks.

Bruins in depth

Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli is feeling the heat as his team flounders, but he makes no excuses.

FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Peter Chiarelli knows his job is on the line

“It’s unfortunate that we’re under review for one year,” said Chiarelli, the Bruins GM. “But I understand. We’ve got to make things better.”

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final

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//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

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//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

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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?