Auston Matthews and Kasperi Kapanen tallied in the third period, goaltender Frederik Andersen made 28 saves, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the host Boston Bruins 2-1 on Friday to take a 3-2 series lead in their Eastern Conference first-round matchup.

David Pastrnak scored twice, Brad Marchand added a goal and two assists, and the visiting Boston Bruins held on to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 Wednesday night to even the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at two game apiece.

Mitch Marner scored twice, including a second-period penalty shot, as the Toronto Maple Leafs drew first blood with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs first-round series Thursday night at TD Garden in Boston.

In one way, the Bruins are in the same boat they were in when the season started. It is still anyone’s guess as to who’ll man the right wing next to David Krejci when the Bruins open their playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday night at the Garden. And with that spot as yet …

Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov each scored to reach career milestones as the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning matched an NHL record with their 62nd victory, 6-3 over the Boston Bruins on the final day of the regular season Saturday.

Joakim Nordstrom, David Pastrnak and Zach Senyshyn each scored and Jaroslav Halak was perfect in net as the visiting Boston Bruins skated to a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

Jake DeBrusk scored two goals, including one of the luckiest he'll ever tally, and Brad Marchand reached the century mark for points as the visiting Boston Bruins handed the Columbus Blue Jackets a 6-2 defeat Tuesday night.

In a perfect world, the Boston Bruins would be in maintenance mode right now. If they had taken care of business against two non-playoff teams over the weekend, the B’s would have clinched home ice advantage for their first-round matchup against the Maple Leafs and they could start sprinklin…

TAMPA, Fla. — More than likely, the road to the Stanley Cup in the Eastern Conference is going to go through Tampa Bay. With just 14 regulation losses following Monday night’s 5-4 comeback win against the Bruins, the Lightning have had — and done — virtually everything right in the 2018-19 N…

David Pastrnak collected the assist on the first goal of the game and scored the game-winner Thursday night for the Boston Bruins, who continued a late-season surge by beating the New Jersey Devils 5-1 in Newark, N.J.

Sean Kuraly scored two goals in a regular-season game for the first time in his career Tuesday night, and Tuukka Rask stopped all 13 shots he faced as the Boston Bruins cruised to a 5-0 win over the host New York Islanders.

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