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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....

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...

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...

Bruins Defenseman Dougie Hamilton to Miss 2-4 Weeks with ‘Lower-Body’ Injury
December 11th, 2013 at 11:51 PM
On Wednesday, Bruins head coach Claude Julien told reporters that defenseman Dougie Hamilton would miss 2-4 weeks with he described as a "lower-body" injury. Hamilton suffered the injury in the first period against the Maple Leafs on Sunday night.  He did not return to the ice from the locker room, and after...

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...

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...

Boston Bruins Injury Updates: Hamilton Out a Week, Miller Likely to Return Against Flames
December 9th, 2013 at 2:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** On Tuesday the hits just kept coming for the Boston Bruins.  On Saturday the Bruins lost forwards Louis Eriksson (concussion) and Chris Kelly (broken ankle) to long term injuries. Kelly is expected to be out anywhere from six to eight weeks.  Eriksson's situation is somewhat more precarious.  The head shot from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...