Category: ‘Bruins 101 Features’

7 Things About Zdeno Chara
March 18th, 2017 at 12:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Happy Birthday Zdeno Chara. (Mar. 18, 1977) In honor of his 40th we have pulled this little nugget from The Hockey Writers Archives. Written by former THW contributor and host of the 'Pucked in the Head' podcast, Jason Kurylo, it was originally published on Oct. 22, 2011. Zdeno Chara graces...

What We Learned from the Bruins Double Header Against the Blackhawks and Kings
January 23rd, 2014 at 2:41 PM
***VIDEO1*** After gutting out a solid road win against the Dallas Stars on Jan. 16, the Boston Bruins had to travel to Chicago to face the Central Division leading Blackhawks, and then immediately return home for a bout with an equally formidable Kings team.  Before the Dallas game the Bruins were...

First Line Powers Boston Bruins to 4-2 Road Win Over Dallas Stars
January 17th, 2014 at 3:52 PM
***VIDEO1*** Losers of three of their last the four, the Boston Bruins were in need of a road win against an inferior Dallas Stars' team.  The game was scoreless for much of the first two periods, but a combination of timely scoring and solid goaltending allowed Boston to hang on for...

What Exactly is Wrong with Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask?
January 16th, 2014 at 7:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** One could make the argument that through the first half of the NHL season there was no better goalie on the planet than Tuukka Rask.  42 games in, the young netminder was in the top 5 in the league in all major statistical categories, and Pittsburgh aside, was anchoring a...

Bruins Lose 4-2 to Maple Leafs as Rask’s Struggles Continue
January 15th, 2014 at 4:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** After Saturday night's 1-0 shutout of a skilled San Jose Sharks team, it seemed as though Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask had finally kicked his recent cold streak. Last night the Boston netminder proved that that wasn't the case after putting forth another sub-par performance.  Not everything was on Rask, but surrendering...