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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...

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....

Why Boston Bruins Defenseman Torey Krug Deserved to Make the U.S. Olympic Roster
January 3rd, 2014 at 5:16 PM
When the U.S. Men's National team announced their roster at the Winter Classic on New Years Day, there were more than a few surprises in regards to players that were left off of the team. Coming into the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the United States has a deeper pool...

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...

Boston Bruins’ Forward Jarome Iginla Believes Fighting Makes the NHL a Safer League
November 15th, 2013 at 9:14 PM
When you're a sure-fire future hall of Famer people usually listen to what you have to say.  It then should come as no surprise that when Bruins forward Jarome Iginla spoke about the current state of fighting in the NHL, people listened.   Iginla took the time to write for Sports Illustrated...

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...

What to Expect in Nathan Horton’s Return to Boston
November 14th, 2013 at 1:22 PM
Nathan Horton's time as a member of the Boston Bruins was certainly never boring.  When the Boston Bruins acquired Horton from the Florida Panthers back in a 2010 deadline deal, nobody quite knew what to expect.  The brutish power forward was exactly what the B's were lacking at the time,...

What the Emergence of Defenseman Torey Krug Means for the Boston Bruins
November 13th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
Coming into the 2013 NHL season it was fair to ask questions about Bruins' defenseman Torey Krug.  Last spring, Krug was asked to fill in due to injuries to the Bruins defensive corps.  All that happened next was a Bruins rookie who played 15 games, scored four goals, notched two...

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...

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...

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...

Boston Bruins Give Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg Contract Extension
October 4th, 2013 at 10:49 PM
On Tuesday, Boston Bruins general manager said that extending defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was "high on his list" of things to do.  On Wednesday, the Bruins officially announced that they had given their second best defenseman a four-year $16 million dollar extension.   After hoping around from four different teams, Seidenberg was...

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...

Five Bold Predictions for the 2013-2014 Boston Bruins
October 2nd, 2013 at 6:54 PM
Last night the NHL regular season got under way, but for the Boston Bruins, the wait isn't quite over.  After a deep playoff run and a shortened off-season, the Bruins will take to the ice tomorrow for their regular season opener at home against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  The Bruins...

Boston Bruins 2013-2014 Position Preview: Defense
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:38 PM
Of any position on their roster, the Boston Bruins are the deepest on the back end.  The loss of Andrew Ference's leadership will sting a bit, but last season proved that he was a player that was on the back nine of his career.  In his place, the Bruins have...

Boston Bruins Name David Krejci Third Alternate Captain
October 2nd, 2013 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** After practice on Tuesday, Boston Bruins head coach told reporters that center David Krejci had been named the teams road assistant captain.  Krejci will wear the 'A' for road games while Chris Kelly will wear the letter for home games.   The B's are of course captained by Zdeno Chara, with...

The 2013-2014 NHL Atlantic Division Preview
October 1st, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2013-2014 NHL Season will be the first that introduces the new divisional and playoff formats.  Unlike some teams, much of the Bruins divisional opponents will remain the same.  The new Atlantic division will be comprised of the former Northeast division, with a few additions.  Those new additions come in...

2013-2014 Boston Bruins Position Preview: Goalies
October 1st, 2013 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** Since the emergence of Tim Thomas the Boston Bruins have had enjoyed an exceptional level of play between the pipes.  After a bizarre retirement, Thomas yielded the crease to super-talented prospect Tuukka Rask.  In 2013, Rask led the Bruins to the brink of another Stanley Cup, and after signing a...

Boston Bruins Roster for 2013 Regular Season
October 1st, 2013 at 12:43 AM
With the Boston Bruins opener just two days away, the Bruins have made the official cuts for their roster heading into the 2013 NHL season.  Of course, some of the roster is subject to change as a result of injuries, performance, and the possibility of trades.  It will also be...