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Jaromir Jagr making early impact for Bruins

Jaromir Jagr of the Boston Bruins skates wearing

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BOSTON -- Jaromir Jagr had an assist on the Boston Bruins' lone goal against the Islanders, a power-play score by Tyler Seguin early in the second, to give Jagr six points in the five games he has played since the Bruins traded two prospects and a first-round pick to the Stars for the 41-year-old.

Jagr, the former Ranger -- and Penguin, Capital and Flyer -- is happy to be back in the Eastern...

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Bruins shorthanded vs. Islanders

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic has a

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BOSTON — Islanders coach Jack Capuano had a bit of a chuckle Thursday morning when asked if the Bruins were vulnerable because of some injuries.

“I don’t know how banged up they are," Capuano said. “They’re pretty deep.’’

That depth is being tested for the Bruins, who dropped into the No. 4 spot in the Eastern Conference after Thursday’s 2-1 loss. They are a possible candidate for...

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Here come those pesky Bruins

Michael Grabner of the Islanders skates in on

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BOSTON -- The Bruins, much like the Flyers, have been a constant thorn in the Isles’ sides over the past few seasons.

On Thursday night, the Islanders bring a different wrinkle to TD Garden against a team they are 5-16-1 against over the past five-plus seasons: Confidence.

“We’re playing them at a good time,” Colin McDonald said. “We’re going pretty well right now. You always want to...

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