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Boston Bruins, Mayor Blast Racist Tweets Against Rival

Montreal's PK Subban, who is black, beats them in OT

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins and Mayor Marty Walsh are condemning racist slurs about PK Subban that hit social media after the Montreal defenseman scored the game-winning goal last night against Boston in double-overtime. Bruins President Cam Neely issued a statement calling the tweets "racist" and "classless." He said... More »

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 »

Bruins Eke Out 2-1 OT Win

Chicago's home ice advantage gone as finals head to Boston

(Newser) - All those missed shots added up to one big blown opportunity for the Chicago Blackhawks. They couldn't bury the Boston Bruins in the early going and paid for it in the end. Now, home-ice advantage is gone. So is their lead over the Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals.... More »

Blackhawks Win Opener, 4-3, in Triple Overtime

Game is 5th-longest in Stanley Cup history

(Newser) - Chicago's Andrew Shaw scored on a deflection in triple overtime to lift the Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins in a riveting Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals last night. Michael Roszival shot the puck from the right point into a cluster of players in... More »

Blackhawks, Bruins Head to 'Original 6' Stanley Cup

First such matchup since 1979 begins Wednesday night

(Newser) - The Chicago Blackhawks have joined the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals, featuring Original Six NHL franchises for the first time since 1979. Chicago eliminated the defending champion Los Angeles Kings with a 4-3, double-overtime victory last night in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, bouncing back to... 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 »

Bruins Win Stanley Cup

Boston beats Canucks 4-0 in Game 7

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins have won the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1972, beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 in Game 7 of the finals. Tim Thomas capped a spectacular playoff run with 37 saves in the Canucks' hostile home arena, and Patrice Bergeron scored two goals as the Bruins... More »

Flyers Beat Bruins in Stunning Game 7 Comeback

Become 3rd team to overcome 0-3 series deficit

(Newser) - Down 3-0 in the series, then down 3-0 in Game 7. It looked as if the Philadelphia Flyers had finally run out of rallies against the Boston Bruins. Turns out Simon Gagne and his teammates were just warming up. Taking advantage of a too-many-men-on-the-ice call, Gagne scored on a power... 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 »

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