Rob McGovern’s plans for the holiday week don’t include big parties or long-distance travel. The 22-year-old goalie from Weymouth, Massachusetts, a junior at the University of Maine, has been invited to the Bruins’ annual Development Camp, which runs from Thursday through Sunday at Warrior Arena in… Read More
    The Boston Bruins removed the interim tag from Bruce Cassidy’s title on Wednesday, announcing he will be back as head coach next season. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney officially named Cassidy as the 28th head coach in franchise history. The Bruins went 18-8-1 under… Read More
    BOSTON — Clarke MacArthur was on his way to retirement, having moved to Florida thinking his playing days were gone because of concussions. Suddenly, he started feeling better. Sunday, the 32-year-old winger scored a power-play goal 6:30 into overtime to give Ottawa a 3-2… Read More
    OTTAWA — Rookie Sean Kuraly was re-inserted into the Boston Bruins lineup on Friday because, in the words of coach Bruce Cassidy, “He’s good at getting on pucks.” As it turns out, he’s also pretty good at putting them in the net in clutch situations. Read More
    BOSTON — Special players tend to do special things at special times. Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson is a special player. Wednesday night, Karlsson shot a puck intentionally wide to the right of Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask. Bobby Ryan, in behind rookie defenseman… Read More
    BOSTON — The Ottawa Senators pushed the Bruins to the brink of elimination with a 1-0 victory over Boston in a tight-checking Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday night. The Senators, who finished second in the Metropolitan Division while the Bruins were third,… Read More
    OTTAWA — Dion Phaneuf’s slap shot from the point 1:59 into overtime gave the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday at Canadian Tire Centre. The victory evened their best-of-seven series 1-1. The series shifts to Boston for Games 3 and 4… Read More
    OTTAWA — The Boston Bruins were unable to record a single shot on goal in the second period Wednesday night, but they took the only two that mattered in the third. The result was a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre that… Read More
    BOSTON — With their second straight Presidents’ Trophy already in tow, the Washington Capitals didn’t have all that much to play for Saturday at TD Garden. Standings-wise, that is. The Capitals, knowing they could help secure a first-round playoff matchup against Boston, continued their… Read More
    BOSTON — The Ottawa Senators accomplished all kinds of things Thursday night, and they did it without their best player. The Sens, who have been hammered by injury, qualified for the playoffs with a tie in regulation and then won the shootout for a 2-1 win… Read More
    BOSTON — The Bruins are back in the playoffs after a two-year absence. Tuukka Rask continued his late-season surge, making 28 saves for his second shutout in four starts in leading Boston to its sixth straight win, a 4-0 victory on Tuesday night over the… Read More
    CHICAGO — Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron understood the stakes as he waited for a faceoff against Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews with 7.5 seconds remaining in the third period Sunday afternoon. Chicago had an extra attacker on the ice and needed Toews to win the… Read More