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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...

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...

Chara and Rask Help Bruins Shutout Flames 2-0
December 18th, 2013 at 12:02 AM
***VIDEO1*** After whirlwind road trip that saw the Bruins deal with suspensions, off-ice altercations, three wins, a blowout loss to the Canucks, and even more injuries, it was nice to see the team back on home ice. On Monday night, Boston shutout on the Calgary Flames thanks to two powerplay goals from Zdeno...

Bruins Strong 3rd Period Helps Top Flames in Iginla’s Return to Calgary
December 11th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
***VIDEO1*** The only thing that made Jarome Iginla's return to Calgary even more special was the Bruins pulling of a late third period come back for a 2-1 victory. Before last season, Iginla had been with the organization for 16 years (including nine as captain), before being traded to the Penguins during...

Short-Handed Boston Bruins Dominate Maple Leafs 5-2
December 9th, 2013 at 1:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** Just two months into this season, the Boston Bruins have been decimated by injuries, but that didn't stop them from cruising past division-rival Toronto 5-2 on Sunday night.  Boston was coming of an emotionally violent clash with the Penguins on Saturday night, so it was hard to know what to expect...

Boston Bruins Rally to Beat Pittsburgh Penguins in Wild 3-2 Finish
December 8th, 2013 at 2:57 PM
***VIDEO1*** On Saturday night, the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins added another grizzly chapter to their recent rivalry.  The big story in this game should have been about the Bruins remarkable third period comeback that saw the black and gold score two goals in the games' final two minutes. The tough reality...

Tuukka Rask Carries Boston Bruins to 2-1 Victory Over New York Rangers
November 19th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
On the third and final game of a road trip that had the Bruins travel to Ottawa, then down to Carolina, and back up to New York, Tuukka Rask had Boston covered.  Rask shouldered the load in a 2-1 victory in which the netminder stopped 43 of 44 shots. This game was Boston's...

Boston Bruins Rounding into Form with 3-0 Shutout of Tampa Bay Lightning
November 11th, 2013 at 11:46 PM
On a day when Veterans all across America were being honored, the Boston Bruins gave a patriotic crowd something to cheer about.  Monday afternoon at the TD Garden, the Bruins shutout the Lightning 3-0, for their third straight victory in a row.   Boston came into this game sitting in fifth...

Boston Bruins Get Back on Track with 4-1 Win Over Florida Panthers
November 7th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
For the Boston Bruins, it was nice to just get a win.  Earlier in the day it became official that former Bruins goalie Tim Thomas would remain out of the Florida Panthers lineup with a nagging lower body injury he sustained earlier last week.  No matter.  Boston took advantage of...

Boston Bruins Defeat Florida Panthers and Former Goalie Tim Thomas 3-2.
October 18th, 2013 at 10:34 PM
For a regular season game in the middle of October, where the arena was barely half-full, the Boston Bruins 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers meant something to both teams.  For the B's it was a chance to show former Bruin and current Panther Tim Thomas that they are indeed,...

Takeaways from the Boston Bruins 0-2 Loss to the Colorado Avalanche
October 11th, 2013 at 12:10 AM
On Thursday night the Bruins were shutout by the Colorado Avalanche for their first loss of the 2013 NHL season.  The Avs were led by goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who stifled all 39 Bruins shots in his first appearance of the season. The Bruins were 2-0-0 coming into the final tilt of...

Takeaways from the Boston Bruins 4-1 Win Over the Detroit Red Wings
October 8th, 2013 at 2:24 PM
On Saturday night the Boston Bruins welcomed the Detroit Red Wings to the Atlantic Division with the best way they knew how, with a 4-1 beating.  The Bruins controlled nearly every phase of the game as they held advantages in shots, hits, and time on attack. In the second period, Brad...

Three Takeaways from the Boston Bruins Season Opening Win Over the Tampa Bay Lightning
October 4th, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Last night the Boston Bruins got their 2013-2014 campaign off on the right foot, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1.  The B's were a little bit slow out of the gate, but eventually the offense found some life, and scored three goals, two of which were short handed. Old faces and...

Takeaways from the Boston Bruins Preseason Matchup with the Detroit Red Wings
September 20th, 2013 at 1:28 AM
On Thursday night the Boston Bruins got their first crack at the Detroit Red Wings, the newest member of the Eastern Conference.  The Wings will also be a member of the new Atlantic Division.  The game didn't count toward the regular season, but that doesn't mean it was pretty.  The...

Three Takeaways from Boston Bruins First Two Preseason Games
September 18th, 2013 at 4:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a busy offseason, the Boston Bruins returned to the ice for back-to-back preseason games against the Montreal Canadiens and Washington Capitals. Due to their trip to the Stanley Cup, the B's offseason was a bit shorter than usual, but that certainly didn't make any less interesting.  The week's early...

Top Moments of Boston Bruins Season: Precursor to the Comeback
July 20th, 2013 at 4:30 PM
While the Boston Bruins comeback comeback against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals is the most memorable comeback of the season, it was not the first time the Bruins came back from a three goal deficit in the third period. The Bruins trailed the New...

Boston Bruins Blow Third Period Lead, Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup
June 24th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Game 6 was there for the Boston Bruins to win. They led 2-1 with under two minutes left. All they had to do was hold and they would be on their way to Chicago for a Game 7. Instead. the Chicago Blackhawks scored twice in 17 seconds to steal Game...

Boston Bruins Fall Short to Chicago Blackhawks in Game 5
June 22nd, 2013 at 11:15 PM
For the second straight game, the Boston Bruins were not at their best, defensively. And for the second straight game, the Chicago Blackhawks were able to take advantage. The Blackhawks scored a goal in each period as they took Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals 3-1. The Blackhawks first goal...

Boston Bruins Fall to Chicago Blackhawks in Another OT Game
June 20th, 2013 at 12:03 AM
The Boston Bruins had a chance to put a strangle hold on the Stanley Cup Finals. A win would have meant a 3-1 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks. Instead they came out flat and played arguably their worst game of the finals but still managed to force overtime. Unfortunately,...