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Bruins Protect Team Logo From ... Justin Bieber

Rope off logo so singer can't step on it

(Newser) - NHL teams have an unwritten rule that no one may stand on the logos in their locker rooms. Not even Justin Bieber. But the Biebs— no stranger to disrespectful acts —was caught doing just that in the Chicago Blackhawks locker room before a concert earlier this month. The Boston... More »

Blackhawks Thank Vanquished Boston in Ad

Chicago team thanks Boston for its hospitality

(Newser) - The Chicago Blackhawks may have crushed the hearts of Boston Bruins fans when they won the Stanley Cup , but they definitely don't want any hard feelings. The team took out a full-page ad in the Boston Globe today thanking the city for its hospitality. "As impressed as we... More »

In 17 Seconds, Blackhawks Stun Bruins, Win Cup

Chicago scores two late goals to win 3-2

(Newser) - One of the best Stanley Cup finals in memory is in the books, and the Chicago Blackhawks are the new champs. The Blackhawks stunned the Bruins 3-2 in Game 6 tonight by scoring two goals 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16, reports AP . They did so on Boston'... More »

Black Player's Big Goal Brings Racist Tweets

Washington's Joel Ward shrugs it off

(Newser) - Joel Ward of the Washington Capital scored every hockey player's dream goal last night: a Game 7 overtime winner that knocked the defending champ Boston Bruins out of the playoffs. The only hitch is that Ward is a black player in what has long been a white man's... More »

Bruins Goalie Disses Obama ... Over Size of Government

Tim Thomas skips out on White House visit

(Newser) - All-star goalie Tim Thomas skipped out on a visit to the White House with the rest of his Stanley Cup-winning Boston Bruins yesterday, snubbing President Obama's offer of congratulations because he's not happy with the size of the federal government. "I believe the Federal government has grown... More »

Vancouver Erupts in Rioting After Canucks Lose

Fans go on rampage as Bruins lift Stanley Cup

(Newser) - Hockey fans enraged by the Canucks' 4-0 home loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals went on a rampage in downtown Vancouver. The mood turned ugly downtown as some 100,000 fans watched the game's final minutes at bars and restaurants, and on... More »

Fenway Park Becomes a Hockey Rink

Summer game, Red Sox yield to Winter Classic, Bruins

(Newser) - The crown jewel of American baseball became a hockey rink today as the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers took over Fenway Park for the NHL Winter Classic. Fans packed the stands and even perched atop the iconic left-field wall, wearing far more clothing than typical visitors to the almost-98-year-old park.... More »

Top US Sports City: Pittsburgh

Having NFL, NHL champions gives it a leg up on Penn. rival Philadelphia

(Newser) - With championship NFL and NHL teams and solid college squads, Pittsburgh is America’s top sports city, the Sporting News rules. “Sports fans in Western Pennsylvania have had a lot to be proud of these last 12 months. Pittsburgh truly is the City of Champions,” says Mayor Luke... More »

Fenway Will Be NHL's Next Outdoor Venue

(Newser) - Boston’s Fenway Park will host next season’s outdoor NHL game, the Globe reports today, with the Bruins facing either the Philadelphia Flyers or Washington Capitals on New Year’s Day in baseball's oldest stadium. The so-called Winter Classic most recently attracted 40,000 to Chicago’s Wrigley Field... More »

Concussion Means It's Time to Retire, Moron

Roethlisberger risks losing far more than just a football game

(Newser) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger plans to start Sunday’s playoff game despite having sustained a concussion on the final day of the regular season, and he and the people aiding and abetting that foolhardy decision need a wake-up call. “Ben Roethlisberger is not brave,” Charles P. Pierce... More »

Believe It or Not, There's an Art to This

NHL pugilists follow strict etiquette before the gloves come off

(Newser) - Fisticuffs may be frowned upon in most pro sports, the Boston Globe reports, but the NHL has a definite, if brutal, code to fighting on the ice that goes back to hockey’s rural Canadian origins. Most fights are mutually agreed upon between players, and brawlers know who not to... More »

Boston Sports Fans Think Pink

Fans sporting the feminine hue in the seats is sure sign of success in Beantown

(Newser) - Talk about an embarrassment of riches. The Boston Bruins have long toiled in the shadow of the Red Sox, Celtics, and Patriots, but there's a surefire way to tell that the local NHL entry's hot streak is the real thing, Charles P. Pierce writes for OT, the Globe's weekly sports... More »

Habs Blank Bruins, Advance

Montreal takes uncompetitive Game 7 as Price notches second shutout

(Newser) - Carey Price got his second shutout and Andrei Kostitsyn scored twice to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-0 win over the Boston Bruins in the deciding game of their first-round playoff series. Price stopped 25 shots overall, including 11 shots in the opening period. He got his first playoff... More »

Bruins Force Game 7 With Montreal

Sturm scores with 2:37 left as Boston knots the series 3-3

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins were left for dead earlier this week, but now have a chance to eliminate the top-seeded Montreal Canadiens Monday, reports the Associated Press. The Bruins, who trailed 3-1 in the series, stayed alive last night when Marco Sturm scored with 2:37 left for a 5-4 win... More »

Bruins Rout Canadiens 5-1

Boston avoids elimination with win

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins worked hard to get a break and Carey Price gave a big one right to them. Glen Metropolit scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period after Price caused a reckless turnover and Boston went on to beat the Canadiens 5-1 tonight to avoid elimination in... More »

Habs Take 3-1 Series Lead Over Bruins

Brisebois notches game's only goal; Price pitches shutout

(Newser) - Patrice Brisebois snapped a scoreless tie late in the second period, rookie Carey Price posted his first playoff shutout and the Montreal Canadiens moved within one game of advancing with a 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. The Canadiens, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference,... More »

Bruins Beat Canadiens, Finally

Boston gets first win in 11 tries against Montreal in '07-'08

(Newser) - Marc Savard came off the bench on a delayed penalty to score with 9:25 gone in overtime Sunday and the Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens for the first time this season, winning 2-1 in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Tim Thomas made 27 saves for Boston,... More »

Kovalev Lifts Canadiens in OT

Montreal takes 2-0 lead in series with Bruins

(Newser) - Alex Kovalev scored a power-play goal 2:30 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins tonight and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Kovalev drove a slap shot past Tim Thomas from the left side as Montreal took advantage of consecutive penalties... More »

Canadiens Take Game 1 Against Bruins, 4-1

Brothers Kostitsyn strike early, playoff virgin Price shines for Habs

(Newser) - Sergei and Andrei Kostitsyn scored goals 1:28 apart in the opening minutes of their playoff debuts, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Thursday night. Carey Price also made his playoff debut, stopping 17 shots for Montreal, which finished... More »

Sabres Upend Bruins

Vanek hat trick, Thibault shutout lift Buffalo

(Newser) - Thomas Vanek scored three goals and Jocelyn Thibault shut out the Boston Bruins in his first start since Jan. 21 as the Buffalo Sabres ended their season with a 3-0 win last night. The victory came too late for the Sabres. It was their first game since they were eliminated... More »

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