Source: Bruins to open at home vs. Flyers


Source: Bruins to open at home vs. Flyers

By Joe Haggerty Bruins Insider Follow @hackswithhaggs
LAS VEGAS The Bruins will have a worthy opponent watching them when they go through their Stanley Cup ring ceremony to begin next season.

According to a hockey source, the Bruins will play their first home game on Oct. 6 against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden.

That means the team that authored the collapse of 2009-10 will be on hand to watch the Bruins collect their Stanley Cup rings, raise the new championship banner and have one last party before their new hockey year begins.

The regular-season schedule will be released by the league on Thursday at 2 p.m.

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Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1


Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1

PITTSBURGH - Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh led 2-1 through two periods before breaking out in the third with three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Sheary scored his 17th and has nine goals in nine games. Bryan Rust added his 12th and Patric Hornqvist his 11th for the Penguins, who won a season-high seventh straight at home. Pittsburgh the NHL's best home team, is 13-0-1 in its last 14 home games.

Evgeni Malkin had two assists for a season-best seven-game point streak. Crosby added two assists for a three-point game. Matt Murray made 44 saves to win his fourth straight game.

David Krejci scored his 11th for the Bruins, who have lost four straight and five of their last six.