Boston Bruins defeat New York Rangers, 2-1

Less than 72 hours after looking in need of a trip to Oz to ask the Wizard for at least a baker’s dozen worth of hearts, the Bruins yesterday began to reassemble themselves at the Garden.

With a fair amount of grit and just the occasional dollop of touch — most notably, alert feeds by Vladimir Sobotka and Andrew Ference — the team of Black-and-Gold tin men skinned the Rangers, 2-1, which both firmed the Bruins’ hold on the final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference an...

WILMINGTON — Blake Wheeler has been one of the more vocal and candid players in the Bruins locker room this season. But the way he explains the team’s recent power-play struggles, a solution is easier said than done.

“We’ve just got to get on the same page,’’ Wheeler said following yesterday morning’s practice at Ristuccia Arena. “We’ve kind of been on different pages a little bit, not really knowing where the next guy’s going to be at all times.

“When we’re clicking...

Less than 72 hours after looking in need of a trip to Oz to ask the Wizard for at least a baker’s dozen worth of hearts, the Bruins yesterday began to reassemble themselves at the Garden.

With a fair amount of grit and just the occasional dollop of touch — most notably, alert feeds by Vladimir Sobotka and Andrew Ference — the team of Black-and-Gold tin men skinned the Rangers, 2-1, which both firmed the Bruins’ hold on the final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference an...