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2011 NHL All-Star Fantasy Mock Draft Analysis

(Editor’s Note: Below is Brian’s Mock Draft submitted before Friday night’s NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft…along with the actual picks for the event. Let’s see how he did!) If you love hockey like I do, and you love fantasy sports like I do, Friday was the night where your worlds collided for an event of sportsgasmic […]

PATS on the Back: 2010 Patriots Season Recap

Well it obviously didn’t end the way we would have wanted, but what a ride it was. I’m talking of course, about the 2010 New England Patriots. I don’t know anyone who predicted this young team to go 14-2, but that’s exactly what they did. Sure, many thought they’d make the playoffs, and many thought […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Panthers, Wednesday January 26th

The Bruins (27-15-7) wrap up their pre-All Star break schedule this evening, returning from the West Coast to host the Florida Panthers (22-21-5) at TD Garden. Boston earned a split of their brief two-game westward journey, winning handily in Colorado Saturday, 6-2 over the Avalanche. Unfortunately, the B’s followed up that effort with a stinker, […]

Bruins Lose Late Night on Left Coast to L.A., 2-0

The Bruins wrapped up their brief two-game westward voyage late Monday night, getting blanked by former UMass Amherst goaltender Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings, 2-0 at Staples Center. Coupled with Saturday’s 6-2 win in Colorado, the B’s end up with a split on the West Coast road trip. Boston couldn’t get anything going […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Kings, Monday January 24th

The Bruins (27-14-7) wrap up their brief West Coast road trip late this evening, with a 10:30pm ET start at the Staples Center, facing off against the struggling Los Angeles Kings (25-22-1). While the Kings are coming off a 4-3 win over Phoenix Saturday night, wins have been very hard to come by as of […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Avalanche, Saturday January 22nd

The Bruins (26-14-7) head west to the Rockies today for a Saturday matinee at the Pepsi Center, to skate against Ray Bourque’s other former team, the Colorado Avalanche (24-17-6). The B’s are coming off a lazy loss to the Buffalo Thursday at home, falling 4-2 at the hands of Ryan Miller and the Sabres. Boston […]

Ryan Miller’s 38 Saves Lead Sabres Past Bruins, 4-2

The Bruins fell to a hungrier, more desperate Buffalo Sabres team Thursday night, failing to protect two separate one-goal leads and eventually losing to their division rival, 4-2 at the Garden. Boston’s energy and effort was flat for much of the contest, especially down the stretch. They opened up the scoring midway through the first […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Sabres, Thursday January 20th

Game number 47 of the season for the Bruins (26-13-7) kicks off tonight at TD Garden, when the B’s host a divisional foe, the Buffalo Sabres (20-20-5). These two teams have split the season series so far this year, with each team prevailing twice over the other through four meetings. The teams got 2011 off […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Hurricanes, Tuesday January 18th

The Bruins (25-13-7) hit the road this evening, heading south to Raleigh to take on a familiar foe, the Carolina Hurricanes (22-17-6). It was just over 24 hours ago that the B’s beat down the ‘Canes at TD Garden, wrapping up a four-game homestand with a 7-0 trouncing of Carolina. There were all sorts of […]

Five Third Period Goals Lead B’s Past Flyers, 7-5

With the help of seven different goal scorers on the night, the Bruins powered their way past the beasts of the East, the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night at the Garden, winning a wild, back-and-forth affair, 7-5. Five third period goals helped the B’s erase three different one-goal deficits, on their way to their third straight […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Thursday January 13th

The Bruins (23-12-7) will have their hands full this evening, as they host the East’s top team, the Philadelphia Flyers (27-10-5) at TD Garden. Boston’s offense and defense was unmatched Tuesday night, shutting down the lowly Senators and exploding for six goals, beating Ottawa handily, 6-0. Patrice Bergeron, now the team’s points leader with 32, […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Senators, Tuesday January 11th

The Bruins (22-12-7) kick off a four-game homestand this evening on Causeway Street, facing off with division rivals: the Ottawa Senators (16-20-6) at TD Garden. The B’s made quite the comeback in last night’s 4-2 win over the Sidney Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins. Down 2-0 with under four minutes to play, Boston rattled off four unanswered […]

Thomas, Chara, Seguin Headed to Carolina for NHL All-Star Weekend

The NHL announced Tuesday the remaining 36 players named to the 2011 All-Star Game, to be played in Raleigh, NC later this month. That batch of the league’s elite included two Bruins, with goalie Tim Thomas and defenseman Zdeno Chara getting the nod. Also, Tyler Seguin, the team’s highly touted rookie, will join 11 other […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Monday January 10th

The Bruins (21-12-7) will look to rebound from Saturday night’s embarrassing loss this evening, when they skate with the Sidney Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins (26-13-4). The B’s technically still sit atop the Northeast Division standings, tied with Montreal at 49 points, but with two games in hand on the Habs. Boston had their chance to create […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Wild, Thursday January 6th

The Bruins (21-11-6) will return home to TD Garden tonight for their first home game of the new year, as they host the Minnesota Wild (19-15-5). Boston wrapped up a season-long five-game road trip Monday with a 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs north of the border. The Wild are also coming off a 2-1 […]