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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 »

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 »

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 »

Thomas Solid As Bruins Edge Senators 2-1

Both teams clinch playoff berths in Eastern Conference

(Newser) - Tim Thomas came within 8:14 of recording his third straight shutout against Ottawa and Zdeno Chara scored against his former team, leading the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Senators as both teams clinched playoff berths tonight. Phil Kessel also scored for Boston, which drew even with... More »

Senators Can't Stop Bruins

Boston moved into seventh in East as Thomas shutouts Ottawa

(Newser) - The Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators are teams going in opposite directions as the NHL playoffs approach, as the Bruins beat the Senators 4-0 this afternoon to move into seventh place in the East, reports the Associated Press. The Senators, meanwhile, have only won once in five games to... More »

Bruins Get Critical Home Win Over Flyers

Elsewhere, Red Wings winning streak ends; Devils roll past Avs

(Newser) - Philadelphia missed a chance to grab the seventh slot in the Eastern Conference today, allowing Andrew Ferrence's first goal of the season with 27 seconds remaining in regulation and then another in overtime to lose 3-2 at Boston. Aaron Ward had the winner. The Bruins had lost six of seven,... More »

Ovechkin Gets Nos. 50, 51, 52 as Caps Win Big

Washington stays in playoff hunt with 10-2 pasting of Boston

(Newser) - Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau blasted his players for lack of effort after losing to Toronto Saturday. The message got through, as his team scored six times in the first period and cruised to a 10-2 rout of the Boston Bruins tonight. Alexander Ovechkin led the onslaught with a hat... More »

Home Still Inhospitable for Islanders

Coyotes, Bruins break through in third vs. Blue Jackets, Predators

(Newser) - The Islanders dropped their fifth straight at home, this time versus the formerly slumping Senators, 5-2. Rick DiPietro, who started in goal for the Eastern All-Star team, stopped 21 of 26, and New York failed to strike until down 3-0 late in the second period. Martin Berger silenced 23 shots.... More »

Canadiens Extend Mastery Over Bruins in 8-2 Demolition

Senators, Oilers stumble in Florida

(Newser) - The Bruins came into Montreal having lost eight straight to the Canadiens, including five already this year, and the 8-2 carnage was about what one would expect. Forlorn Boston keepers Alex Auld and Tim Thomas combined to stop just 16 of Montreal's 24 shots, including two goals by Andrei Kostitsyn.... More »

Bruins Steal One From Rangers

Thomas nearly pitches shutout despite his team being outplayed

(Newser) - Boston finished off a home-and-home sweep of New York with a 3-1 victory at Madison Square Garden today. The Bruins cashed in on their limited number of scoring chances despite being outshot 31-20. Goalie Tim Thomas was solid while moving his team into seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Chuck... More »

Thomas, Chara Lead Bruins Over Caps 2-0

Panthers nip Islanders, Canadiens torch Lightning

(Newser) - Tim Thomas blanked the opposition for the first time this season and fifth time in his career, stopping all 31 Washington shots in a 2-0 home victory. Zdeno Chara had an assist and the insurance goal, and the Boston defense muffled formerly red-hot Alexander Ovechkin, halting his seven-game scoring streak.... More »

Bruins Escape Long Island With a Rare W

Offensive malaise persists for Isles; at least shutout streak ends

(Newser) - For the first time in almost six years, the Bruins won on Long Island, thanks in part to a completely stagnant Islanders offense that was 1:51 away from a shutout. In fact, New York had gone 140 minutes without scoring before Chris Campoli tallied on a power play, the... More »

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