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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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

Five Keys to Boston Bruins Vs. Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup Preview
June 11th, 2013 at 12:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** After all of their trials and tribulations in the 2013 NHL playoffs, the Boston Bruins can see a gleaming silver light at the end of the tunnel.  Just two years removed from the franchises first championship in close to forty years, the Bruins find themselves back in the finals for...

Retired Boston Bruin Mark Recchi Gets Day with Cup, Street Named for Him
August 14th, 2011 at 11:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** When Mark Recchi lifted the Stanley Cup over his head the night the Bruins won it all, he did so knowing that it would be the last thing he would do as an active NHL player - that he would retire after a storybook sunset.  Yesterday he spent the...

Boston Bruins a Team Without Stars – Help or Hindrance to Repeat?
July 29th, 2011 at 4:24 AM
In many ways hockey is the ultimate team sport: success or failure hinges on the ability of 20 men to buy in to a system and to play as a team, to be able to depend on your defensemen to make the right decisions and to start the play the...

Boston Bruins Rang up $156K Bar Bill After Winning the Cup…or Did They?
July 25th, 2011 at 12:29 PM
There is just something about champagne and the Stanley Cup that makes them perfect for each other. ***PHOTO1*** After the Bruins won the Cup this past June 15th, many members of the team went to Foxwoods to celebrate that weekend and, so went the story, spent $156,679.74 on a gargantuan bar tab...

Can the Boston Bruins Repeat as Stanley Cup Champions Next Year?
July 15th, 2011 at 6:02 PM
There's nothing quite like letting your favorite sports team relax for a little while, have a cup of tea, maybe watch a little TV and enjoy the summer, right? Wrong. Not if you're from Boston.  If you're a townie you need to know why a team is winning more importantly than...

Boston Bruins: 2011 Stanley Cup Champions
June 16th, 2011 at 12:34 PM
The Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks this past evening, 4-0, to win the series and the Stanley Cup. ***PHOTO1*** In many ways this was a display of two distinct series within one: When in Vancouver, the Canucks were fast, nimble, elusive and evasive.  The Canucks were, in short, the better team. When in...

Stanley Cup Finals Game 6: Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins
June 13th, 2011 at 4:07 PM
Game 6 June 13th, 2011     Vancouver Canucks Boston Bruins Game Details Time: 8:00 PM EDT Stadium: TD Garden (Boston, Massachusetts) Broadcast:   Game Conditions Weather: None Temperature: 68°F - 72°F Wind: Indoor Lineups C - Ryan Kesler LW - Alex Burrows RW - Jannik Hansen D - Kevin Bieksa D - Christian Ehrhoff G - Roberto Luongo C - David Krejci LW - Milan Lucic RW - Michael Ryder D - Dennis Seidenberg D...

Boston Bruins Two Games Away from Winning Stanley Cup
June 10th, 2011 at 3:12 PM
I first started covering the Bruins organization in 2005-2006, when I covered the team's AHL affiliate Providence Bruins.  But I was a fan from the time when I was a kid.  In my young adulthood I would see as many Bruins games as I possibly could, given my chronic lack of...