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Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, of Finland, skates into position in front of the net during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Boston. (Bruce Bennett/Pool via AP)
May 30, 2019 - 12:10 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins' eight-game playoff win streak ended with a thud, marred by missed opportunities and continued futility from their best players. One of the hottest teams in the NHL over the past two rounds of the playoffs, Boston was beaten up during their 3-2 overtime loss to the Blues in...
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The winning goal shot by St. Louis Blues' Carl Gunnarsson, of Sweden, lands in the back of the net behind Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, of Finland, during the first overtime period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Boston. (Bruce Bennett/Pool via AP)
May 29, 2019 - 11:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson bumped into coach Craig Berube in the bathroom before the start of overtime and told him: "I just need one more." "He hit the post in the third there, and he just felt good about himself, obviously. Which he should have," Berube said. "I liked hearing...
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St. Louis Blues' Sammy Blais (9) crashes into Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40), of Finland, as Bruins' Brandon Carlo (25) and Blues' David Perron (57) grapple for the puck during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 29, 2019 - 9:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues are tied at 2 going into the third period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. This is much different than Game 1, though...
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Boston Bruins' Jake DeBrusk, left, shoots wide past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 28, 2019 - 4:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk got a step on Robert Bortuzzo and he was off to the races. Despite missing the net on the breakaway, the message was already sent. Two minutes into the Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins flashed the speed and skill that got them to this point and exploited it to beat...
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Boston Bruins' Torey Krug (47) and St. Louis Blues' Robert Thomas (18) crash to the ice during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 28, 2019 - 3:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Torey Krug worried afterward that his pregnant wife would not really like him flying down the ice and delivering a bone-jarring hit without a helmet on. There wasn't anything he could do about it now. Krug provided a signature moment of the Boston Bruins' 4-2 victory against the St...
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Boston Bruins' Charlie McAvoy, right, celebrates his goal against the St. Louis Blues with Marcus Johansson, left, during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2019 - 11:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Torey Krug flew down the ice with his helmet off, like his big, bad predecessors on the Boston defense from the days of Eddie Shore and Bobby Orr. He lined up St. Louis center Robert Thomas and knocked him off his skates, delighting the crowd and sending an unmistakable message to...
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St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington reacts after giving up a goal to Boston Bruins' Charlie McAvoy during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2019 - 10:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Blues spent most of the past week saying how they couldn't afford to allow the Bruins to pile up power-play opportunities in the Stanley Cup Final. That plan — and St. Louis' defensive discipline — slowly fell apart in their 4-2 loss in Game 1 on Monday night. With the physicality...
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Boston Bruins' Sean Kuraly (52) scores a goal past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) and Joel Edmundson (6) during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 27, 2019 - 9:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Stanley Cup Final opener is getting testy. The Blues' David Perron and Boston's Torey Krug got tangled up in the Bruins' end, and the lengthy tussle caused Krug to lose his helmet. He skated down the ice helmetless...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 27, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the league will consider expanded video review after some high-profile missed calls during the playoffs. During his annual speech prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Bettman said general managers will discuss potential expansion of video...
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Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon, right, points as he crosses home plate after hitting a three-run home run as Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez (55) looks on during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
May 27, 2019 - 8:12 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland reliever Oliver Pérez broke a spike loose on his shoe, and three batters later, the Boston Red Sox broke the game open. Sandy León hit a three-run homer off Pérez after he caused an odd stoppage asking for new footwear, J.D. Martinez homered twice and the Red Sox beat the...
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