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W2W4: Dallas Stars at Boston Bruins
November 5th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
Tonight marks the long awaited return of the franchise forward that wasn't for the Boston Bruins.  That man, or boy, is Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin.  Seguin was drafted second overall by the Bruins in 2011, but his off the ice antics forced the Bruins to deal the forward who...

First Week of November Will Be Reunion Week for Boston Bruins
November 4th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
Even though we are in the early days of the NHL calendar, there will be no shortage of intrigue in the Boston Bruins three matchups this week.  Boston has had a ton of success in recent years, but not all of the players that have been involved in those seasons'...

Winger Louis Eriksson Likely to Return to the Boston Bruins’ Lineup Tuesday Vs. the Dallas Stars
November 4th, 2013 at 3:55 PM
On Monday, Boston Bruins winger Louis Eriksson skated for the fourth straight day, and looks as though he will be all set to return to the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Dallas Stars. Eriksson will be returning from a concussion he received from a vicious elbow to the hit...

What to Watch for When the Boston Bruins Visit the Tampa Bay Lightning
October 19th, 2013 at 5:15 PM
To date, the Boston Bruins have only played six games and have a respectable 4-2 record heading into tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning,  The Bruins have only played six games thus far, which is at least two less than almost all of the other teams in the Atlantic...

What to Watch for When the Boston Bruins Go on the Road to Face the Columbus Blue Jackets
October 12th, 2013 at 1:53 PM
The Boston Bruins are coming off of their first loss of the 2013 regular season, and go on the road to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.  Boston was shutout at home by the Avalanche on Thursday night, as Colorado goalie Jean-Sebastein Giguere stopped all 38 Bruins' shots on the...

What to Watch for When the Boston Bruins Host the Detroit Red Wings
October 5th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
Tonight, the Boston Bruins will get their first taste of what could become a new original six rivalry when they host the Detroit Red Wings.  Under the NHL's four division reorganization, the former Western Conference titan is the latest addition to the strongest division on the east coast. With all due...

The Boston Bruins Fight to Stave Off Elimination Versus the Chicago Black Hawks in Game 6
June 24th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** After five grueling games of this Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins face a must win game six at TD Garden tonight against the Blackhawks.  As much as people want to compare this scenario to 2011, the fact of the matter is that the Blackhawks are not the Canucks.  In...

The Boston Bruins Take on the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Finals: What to Watch For
June 22nd, 2013 at 11:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tonight, the Boston Bruins will travel to Chicago for game five of the Stanley Cup Finals.  Even though this game isn’t a do or die scenario, the numbers strongly suggest the winner of game five has a significant advantage.  Four of the last six teams that have won game five...

The Boston Bruins Look to Take Lead Over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Four of the Stanley Cup Finals
June 19th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tonight in game four of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Boston Bruins will go for the jugular.  Win this game, and Boston will hold a commanding 3-1 series advantage with just three possible games left to play.  Monday night’s game was far from the Blackhawks best shot, and tonight the...

The Boston Bruins Versus the Chicago Blackhawks, Game Three: What to Watch For
June 17th, 2013 at 10:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Coming into game three of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Boston Bruins are precisely where they want to be.   For Boston, the first two games of the series have represented an irony that only exists in the NHL playoffs.  In game one the Bruins were able to match the Blackhawks fast...

Boston Bruins Look to Even Series Against Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals
June 15th, 2013 at 10:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tonight, the Boston Bruins face a virtual must-win game if they hope to keep their chances of another Stanley Cup alive.  Back in 2011, the Bruins dropped the first two games of their finals series with the Canucks and went on to win, but you get the sense that this...

Boston Bruins Take on Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals
June 12th, 2013 at 12:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** After an interminably long three-day wait, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks will take the ice at the United Center for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.  Both teams are coming off of impressive Conference Finals victories, with the Bruins sweeping the vaunted Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Blackhawks quickly...

Boston Bruins Vs Chicago Blackhawks: Position-by-Postion Breakdown
June 11th, 2013 at 10:55 AM
The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are set to play for the greatest trophy in sports: the Stanley Cup. It's the first Original Six matchup in the finals since 1979. The Bruins and Blackhawks are very similar teams with very little to separate them. It's going to be a very entertaining...

Schedule Released for Stanley Cup Finals Between Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks
June 9th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
For the first time since 1979, the NHL will have two Original Six teams competing for the Stanley Cup. The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are set to start the series Wednesday night in Chicago. Here's the entire schedule: Game 1: Wednesday June 12, 8 p.m., at Chicago Game 2: Saturday June...

Boston Bruins Look to Sweep Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals
June 7th, 2013 at 5:56 PM
photo credit: slidingsideways via photopin cc Looks like its time to break out the brooms in Boston.  After the Boston Bruins outlasted the Pittsburgh Penguins in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals, a number of reporters asked members of the team if they were beginning to look ahead to the Stanley Cup Finals. Bruins...

Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins: Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals
June 5th, 2013 at 11:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Many NHL Fans and pundits alike believed that game three of the Eastern Conference Finals would be do or die for one of these teams, but very few expected that team to be the Pittsburgh Penguins.  For the Bruins, their best hope to upset the once dominant Penguins would be...

Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins: Eastern Conference Finals Game Two
June 3rd, 2013 at 12:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** There are no upsets in professional sports, but on Saturday night the Boston Bruins shocked nearly everyone in the hockey world when they wiped Consol Energy Center Ice clean with what was left of the Pittsburgh Penguins.  After withstanding an early barrage of Pittsburgh shots in the first period, the...

Boston Bruins Set to Face Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals
June 1st, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** After an excruciating seven day lay off, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins will finally kick off their series tonight in the steel city.  Each team survived a scare in the first round (with the Bruins being considerably larger against the Maple Leads), and each team also handled their second...

Boston Bruins Prepare to Eliminate New York Rangers: What to Watch For
May 25th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** It feels like we all were just here, last week. For the second series in a row, the Boston Bruins once again hold a three to one series lead over their opponent.  That opponent being a New York Rangers team that has lost virtually every period to the Bruins, except...

What to Watch for as the Boston Bruins Look to Complete a Sweep of the New York Rangers in Game Four
May 23rd, 2013 at 1:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Three games down, and just one to go.  By winning tonight’s game four against the New York Rangers, the Boston Bruins can wrap up what was expected to be a much tougher series. Immediately following their game three victory, every member of the Bruins was keen to point out the...