Latest 2008–09 Boston Bruins season Stories

2009-10-03 22:04:36

Marc Savard had a goal and two assists Saturday to lead the Boston Bruins to a 7-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Michael Ryder, Blake Wheeler, Marco Sturm, Dennis Wideman, Matt Hunwick and Shawn Thornton also scored for the Bruins.

2009-09-18 22:56:49

The Boston Bruins announced Friday they had traded Phil Kessel, their leading goal scorer last season, to Toronto for three draft picks. Kessel was a restricted free agent with the Bruins, but was unable to agree to a new contract.

2009-05-12 21:10:16

Mark Recchi and Chuck Kobasew each had a goal and an assist Tuesday and the Boston Bruins beat Carolina 4-2 to tie the Eastern Conference semifinals at 3-3. Steve Montador had a goal and Patrice Bergeron two assists for the Bruins, who have come back from a 3-1 deficit to force a Game 7 Thursday in Boston.

2009-05-10 22:59:31

Tim Thomas kept the Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup hopes alive Sunday by stopping 19 shots in a 4-0 shutout of the Carolina Hurricanes. Phil Kessel scored a pair of goals for the Bruins who will seek to avoid elimination once again when they travel to Carolina Tuesday for Game 6, down 3-2. Cam Ward was peppered with 44 shots on goal while his teammates were called for 17 penalties, only two fewer than the number of shots they mustered against Thomas.

2009-05-01 21:29:45

The first of Marc Savard's two goals Friday gave Boston the lead and the Bruins opened their second-round playoff series by downing Carolina 4-1. Savard broke a 1-1 tie with 7:21 gone in the second period and then scored at 7:21 of the third period as well for the game's final goal. The initial game of the second-round series was the first action for the Bruins in eight days.

2009-04-22 20:52:26

Michael Ryder scored twice Wednesday and Boston advanced to the second round of the playoffs by downing Montreal 4-1. The Bruins, seeded No. 1 in the East, became the NHL's second team to make it past the opening round of the two-month playoff grind.

2009-04-16 21:21:00

Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal with 8:45 to play Thursday and the Boston Bruins opened the playoffs with a 4-2 decision over Montreal. Boston won all three regular-season home games against the Canadiens, but let an early two-goal lead get away and found itself tied as the contest entered the final half of the third period. With Josh Gorges in the penalty box for cross-checking, Chara blasted a slapshot past Carey Price for the game-winner.

2009-04-12 19:22:43

Phil Kessel notched a hat trick Sunday for the Boston Bruins, who ended the regular season schedule with a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders. The Bruins now go to the playoffs where they tangle with the Montreal Canadiens in the first round.

2009-04-11 18:26:47

Thomas Vanek had two goals and an assist and Mikael Tellqvist stopped 34 shots Saturday in the Buffalo Sabres' 6-1 win over Boston. Matt Ellis and Tim Connolly had a goal and an assist apiece for the Sabres (41-32-9), who won three straight to end their regular season but fell short of making the playoffs. Mark

2009-04-09 21:58:21

Mark Recchi's overtime goal Thursday gave the Boston Bruins a 5-4 win over Montreal, which sneaked into the NHL playoffs despite the loss. Recchi's game-winner was his second goal of the contest. Montreal got a point by getting into overtime, and that was enough to secure a playoff spot for the Canadiens. Zdeno

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.