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Bourque pleads not guilty; blood-alcohol three times legal limi…

Bourque pleads not guilty; blood-alcohol three times legal limit: Report

yahoo.com Updated Jun 27 (yesterday)
Former Boston Bruins defenseman Ray Bourque was arrested, booked and released on bail on Friday, June 24 for operating under the influence (OUI) in Andover, Massachusetts. Bourque was not scheduled to be arraigned until Tuesday; however he and his attor…
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  • Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charges

    Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charges

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    Former Boston Bruins defenseman Ray Bourque was arrested Friday night for allegedly driving drunk in Andover, Mass., according to FOX25 Boston. Police said Bourque was arrested at the scene following a car crash just before midnight. Neither the two peo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    thehockeynews.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)
    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Report: Kings GM Lombardi says Lucic will test free agent marke…

    Report: Kings GM Lombardi says Lucic will test free agent market

    thehockeynews.com Jun 22 (7 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Kings made a big splash last off-season when they acquired Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins for Martin Jones, Colin Miller and a first-round pick, but it looks like Lucic’s tenure as a King will be one-and-done. ESPN’s Pierre LeBruin r…
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  • Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have another chance to win their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history, and first since 2009, when they face the San Jose Sharks on the road in Game 6. Trying to win a championship on the road late in a series doesn’t sound lik…
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  • Former Bruin Savard dealt again in salary cap move

    Former Bruin Savard dealt again in salary cap move

    Marc Savard has now been traded twice without having played in a single game. The injured 38-year-old center was dealt Friday – the second time in less than a year – in a move made strictly because of salary cap implications. Savard is now a member of t…
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  • Huge If True: Boston Bruins' blue line is in bad shape

    Huge If True: Boston Bruins' blue line is in bad shape

    yahoo.com Jun 9
    The Bruins have missed the playoffs for the last two seasons, and the annual sell-off of talent they've suffered for the last few years is a pretty good indication of why. When you think of Bruins Hockey around the time they won a Cup and went to anothe…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins looking to improve defense through trades

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins looking to improve defense through trades

    With the NHL draft and free agency fast approaching, speculation persists in the Boston media over what Bruins GM Don Sweeney will do to bolster his D-corps. CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty reports free agency isn’t Sweeney’s preferred route this summer. Howev…
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  • Canada names final seven players for 2016 World Cup of Hockey r…

    Canada names final seven players for 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster

    TORONTO - Canada's roster for the World Cup of Hockey was finalized Friday night with the addition of four forwards and three defencemen. Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche, Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, Claude Giroux of the Philade...
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  • Huge if True: Examining that bad Kevan Miller contract extensio…

    Huge if True: Examining that bad Kevan Miller contract extension

    yahoo.com May 26
    [HUGE IF TRUE breaks down the plausibility of the week's biggest rumor.] On Tuesday, the Boston Bruins announced a baffling extension for Kevan Miller. Four years, $10 million. Both those numbers are galling for entirely different reasons, and most ever…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring…

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring depth

    A lack of scoring depth scuttled the Vancouver Canucks playoff hopes this season. Only the New Jersey Devils scored fewer goals . Addressing this should be a priority for GM Jim Benning. Since March, there’s been talk Benning could pursue Boston Bruins …
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  • Bruins ink defenseman Kevan Miller to four-year, $10-million co…

    Bruins ink defenseman Kevan Miller to four-year, $10-million contract

    Kevan Miller’s first full season as a Boston Bruin wasn’t without its difficulties, but the 28-year-old blueliner has managed to turn his five-goal, 18-point campaign as a second- and third-pairing defenseman into a brand new four-year deal. The Bruins …
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  • Should prospect goaltenders play a lot in the AHL – or a little…

    Should prospect goaltenders play a lot in the AHL – or a little in the NHL?

    A fractured larynx is horrible news for anyone. Merely writing about such a gruesome, frightening injury churns the stomach. For Providence Bruins goaltender Malcolm Subban, though, taking a puck to the throat Feb. 6 was especially discouraging. After a…
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  • Stamkos's risks; IIHF adds 3-on-3; Bruins' poor drafting  (Puck…

    Stamkos's risks; IIHF adds 3-on-3; Bruins' poor drafting (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com May 20
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Presented without comment: your …
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  • Kessel doing with Penguins what was impossible in Toronto and B…

    Kessel doing with Penguins what was impossible in Toronto and Boston

    Should Phil Kessel continue his personal assault on the playoffs and be named winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as tournament MVP, fans in Toronto and Boston should feel nothing but happiness for him. Wasting their time and emotional energy lamenting wha…
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  • Red Wings hire assistant coach Houda, don't re-sign Bedard

    Red Wings hire assistant coach Houda, don't re-sign Bedard

    NHL.com May 10
    DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings hired assistant coach Doug Houda on Tuesday after agreeing to a three-year contract. Houda was drafted by Detroit in 1984 and was one of its defencemen for parts of six seasons. He had been a Boston Bruins assi...
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  • Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    Canadiens, Bruins to play pre-season game in Quebec City

    There’s not yet any official word on whether or not an expansion team will be granted to Quebec City for the 2017-18 season, but NHL hockey will be played at the Videotron Centre as early as next season. The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that the…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Islanders, Oilers could be perfect off-season pa…

    Rumor Roundup: Islanders, Oilers could be perfect off-season partners

    With the New York Islanders eliminated from the second round of the 2016 playoffs, they head into the offseason facing the possibility of some significant roster changes. Newsday’s Steve Zipay reports pending unrestricted free agents Kyle Okposo, Frans …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Expansion draft could create a dilemma for the P…

    Rumor Roundup: Expansion draft could create a dilemma for the Penguins

    The NHL and NHLPA recently agreed upon the rules for a potential expansion draft that could be held following the end of the 2016-17 campaign. Though these rules haven’t been officially released, TSN’s Gary Lawless reported sources claim players carryin…
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  • Watch Shea Weber use his unstoppable shot to score Game 3 winne…

    Watch Shea Weber use his unstoppable shot to score Game 3 winner

    Nashville Predators blueliner Shea Weber gives up five inches and more than 20 pounds to Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, yet at the NHL skills competition the gap between the two rearguards hardest shots is a mere 0.3 miles per hour. So it goes al…
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  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins 00:44

    Big Third Period Lifts Senators Past Bruins

    Mar 19
    Kyle Turris scored twice in the Senators' 6-4 win over the Bruins.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Caps Stop Bruins' Hot Streak 00:48

    Caps Stop Bruins' Hot Streak

    Mar 15
    Braden Holtby had 32 saves in Washington's 2-0 win over Boston, which ended the Bruins' five-game winning streak.
  • Video - Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins 01:23

    Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins

    Mar 14
    Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Penguins.