Need to Know: Bruins at Red Wings

DETROIT – The Bruins will be without both David Pastrnak and Trent Frederic on Tuesday night when they cap their back-to-back with a matchup against the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Both wingers exited Monday’s win in Columbus with Frederic in the second period with what leaving the team termed an upper-body injury and … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Blue Jackets

“We’ll continue to work to try to get him in the lineup. He played well the other night…he’s not out of the lineup because he didn’t play well. We’ve just got other guys back in that have spots those in Craig Smith,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said of McLaughlin. “He’s obviously eligible for Providence so … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Devils

BOSTON – Bruce Cassidy has been hinting for several days that he was considering making some changes to his lineup and on Thursday morning he announced a bevy of personnel tweaks ahead of the Bruins’ matchup against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. On the back end, Mike Rilly and Josh Brown will sub … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Lightning

BOSTON – Despite optimism that Patrice Bergeron would return to the lineup for the Bruins’ showdown with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Boston’s captain received “bad news” on Thursday morning and will miss his fourth consecutive game with an elbow infection. Bergeron, who returned to practice in full on Wednesday, did not receive clearance from doctors … Read more

Game Preview | 5 things to know ahead of Sabres at Canucks

VANCOUVER – Will Butcher was happy to have a game to look forward to with less than 24 hours to go before the NHL trade deadline. Butcher is expected to be in the lineup for the Sabres tonight against the Vancouver Canucks, which would mark his first appearance since he sustained a lower-body injury in … Read more

NHL On Tap: Ovechkin tries to make more history when Capitals host Stars

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from the six games Sunday. Ovechkin tries to make more history Alex Ovechkin can reach another milestone when the Washington Capitals (35-18-10) host the Dallas Stars (33-24-3) on Sunday … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Coyotes

BOSTON – The Bruins will close out their three-game homestand on Saturday night as they host the red-hot Arizona Coyotes at TD Garden. Arizona comes into the game having won four straight games with 24 goals over that span. After a 2-1 win over league-leading Colorado on March 3, the Coyotes defeated Ottawa (8-5), Detroit … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Blackhawks

BOSTON – Matt Grzelcyk will be out of the lineup for the second straight game as the Bruins’ homestand continues on Thursday night with a matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks at TD Garden. The blue liner appeared poised to make his return to the lineup from a one-game absence with an upper-body injury after a … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins at Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Bruins will begin the California swing of their six-game road trip on Saturday night when they visit the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center for the first time since a wild back-and-forth affair on Feb. 18, 2019 that ended with a 6-5 overtime victory for Boston. While the Sharks are … Read more