Bruins in playoff picture, just in time for the holiday

The Bruins celebrated a victry over the Maple Leafs Monday night, and a jump in the standings.

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Thanksgiving has been a postseason barometer in the NHL, and the Bruins have moved into a wild-card spot.

NHL roundup: Senators steal one from Stars

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored two third-period goals and the Ottawa Senators held off the Stars for a 7-4 victory.

Fluto Shinzawa

// On the hockey beat, good food is part of the game plan

It is no exaggeration to say one of the highlights of my job, aside from learning about the highest level of hockey, is eating on the road.

Bruins 4, Maple Leafs 3

// Bruins tough it out for shootout win in Toronto

Despite giving up the lead twice, Boston found a way to get to overtime, then David Krejci scored the only goal in a shootout.

Boston Bruins president Cam Neely, left, and former Bruins star Ray Bourque participate in an event at Gillette Stadium Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass., to promote the NHL Winter Classic hockey game between the Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, scheduled to be played there on New Year's day 2016. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

2016 Winter Classic

Bruins, Canadiens alumni rosters for Winter Classic revealed

Ray Bourque, Cam Neely, and Terry O’Reilly are just a few of the names who will hit the ice Dec. 31 at Gillette Stadium.

Bruins Notebook

// Landon Ferraro provides a pick-me-up for Bruins

The Bruins claimed the forward after he had been placed on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings.

The feisty Brad Marchand (63) has given the Bruins the upper hand in the past two games.

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Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand reunited, and Bruins on same page

It may not be a coincidence that the Bruins have won back-to-back games with the pair together again.

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// Goaltenders made a big difference for Bruins, Leafs

Tuukka Rask and James Reimer were the primary reasons that Saturday night’s game was a low-scoring affair.

Bruins 2, Maple Leafs 0

// Bruins beat Leafs, strike gold at home

Zdeno Chara and Brad Marchand scored as the Bruins won consecutive home games for the first time this season.


// Zdeno Chara’s shot is back on target

The powerful defenseman’s slapper provided the only goal the Bruins needed in Saturday’s victory.

Gerry Cheevers backstopped the Bruins to two Stanley Cups in the 1970s.

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Gerry Cheevers stitched together a fine career

The Bruins great behind the iconic mask will be honored next month at the Sports Museum’s “Tradition” gala.


// NHL skaters have a ways to go to catch up to goalies

Wild GM Chuck Fletcher is trying to elevate position players to the puckstoppers’ standard.

// Bruins’ Vatrano misses practice, listed as day to day

The forward was injured in the second period Thursday vs. the Wild.


// Loui Eriksson’s hat trick propels Bruins past Wild

The hat trick was the third of Eriksson’s career.

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final


// 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


// 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?