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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 Continue Home Dominance on Strength of Krug’s Three Points
January 4th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
***VIDEO1*** On Saturday the Boston Bruins continued their home dominance by easily defeating the Winnipeg Jets by a score of 4-1.  The win added to Boston's resume as the best home team in the Eastern Conference, as the Bruins have only lost one contest at the TD Garden since Oct. 17....

Marchand Making a Return to Form for Bruins
January 4th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
***VIDEO1*** Forward Brad Marchand has made a career out of driving opponents crazy with his Bart Simpson-esque antics, and this year, he has even taken to frustrating his own teams' fan base. For the majority of the 2013-2014 season, the Bruins have seen the downside that comes with having Brad Marchand as...

What the Season-Ending ACL Injury to Dennis Seidenberg Means for the Boston Bruins
January 3rd, 2014 at 3:12 PM
For most teams in the NHL, losing a defenseman like Dennis Seidenberg for the season would be a crippling blow. For the first-place Boston Bruins, the injury to one of their top two blue liners is just another hurdle to overcome in a season that has seen the press-box become...

Penguins Forward James Neal Suspended Five Games for Hit on Bruins’ Marchand; League Won’t Review Brooks Orpik Hit
December 9th, 2013 at 3:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** Saturday night's game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins was an ugly affair, that illustrated what happens when fighting and retaliatory tactics get out of control.  Given what transpired, many expected punishments to be assigned to players on both sides, and on Monday, the first of what figures to be...

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 Place Center Chris Kelly on IR with Broken Ankle
December 8th, 2013 at 8:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** After suffering a broken ankle as a result of a slash from Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis, Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly was placed on long-term injured reserve.  As of now, Kelly is expected to miss six to eight weeks.   The B's third line center did not travel with the team...

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...

Milan Lucic Scores Game Winning OT Goal as Boston Bruins Defeat Blue Jackets 3-2
November 15th, 2013 at 2:00 AM
Thanks to winger Milan Lucic, the Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to four games on Thursday night with a 3-2 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.  Under the divisional reorganization, Columbus is now a member of the Eastern Conference (though not the Bruins' division) so this isn't going...

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...

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'...

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...

Bruins Head Coach Claude Julien Calls Forward Carl Sodderberg ‘Doubtful’ for Regular Season Opener
October 2nd, 2013 at 12:55 AM
On Tuesday Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien proclaimed that forward Carl Sodderberg would probably not play in the B's season opening game against the Tampa Bay Lightening on Thursday night.   Julien told reporters "Soderberg, again, he’s just being evaluated. There’s some swelling, so we don’t know exactly until that swelling goes...

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...

The Boston Bruins Face an Off-Season of Regret After Game Six Collapse
June 25th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** When you’re a kid, summer seems to fly by, but for the Boston Bruins this one night in June may never end.  After Milan Lucic put the B’s up one with seven minutes go, it seemed all the Bruins had to do was hold on.  For whatever reason the Bruins...

What the Boston Bruins Should Take Away from a Disappointing Game Four Overtime Loss
June 20th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the Boston Bruins, Wednesday night’s game four overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks can only be viewed as a prime opportunity lost.  The Hawks outlasted the Bruins 6-5 in a game in which they never actually trailed.  The B’s managed to even the score three times over the course...

The Boston Bruins Dismantle the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the Stanley Cup Finals
June 18th, 2013 at 3:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nobody would ever mistake a hockey player for a surgeon, but in game three of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Boston Bruins methodically sliced and diced the Chicago Blackhawks en route to a 2-0 shutout.  Hockey is perhaps the most fluid of sports, a fact that that has driven the...