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Czech Your Calendars: Bruins To Open 2010-2011 Season In Prague

Nearly one month after initial reports that the Boston Bruins would open the 2010-2011 season abroad were first leaked, it’s official. The Bruins will return to Europe for the first time since a 10-game tour against the New York Rangers in 1959 and participate in two of the NHL’s first games next season on October […]

Slide Stretches to Ten As Bruins Give Away Lead to Canucks

The Boston Bruins blew a two-goal lead for the third time in four games as they fell to the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in a shootout to extend their losing streak to ten games. The Bruins are now only one more loss away from tying the franchise record for consecutive losses set during the 1924-1925 season. […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Canucks, Saturday 2/6

After Thursday night’s 3-2 loss to the Montréal Canadiens, the Boston Bruins (23-22-10, 13-12-5 at home) have now lost nine straight games as they welcome the Vancouver Canucks (34-20-2, 11-13-1 on the road), Canada’s most successful team this season, to the TD Garden at 1 p.m. for a matinee matchup. Today’s game will be the […]

Scituate Native Named to U.S. Men’s Olympic Hockey Team

Scituate, Massachusetts native Ryan Whitney was named to the United States 2010 Men’s Olympic ice hockey team by Team USA general manager Brian Burke on Thursday. Whitney, a defenseman currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks, and Tim Gleason of the Carolina Hurricanes were granted roster spots for the upcoming Vancouver Games after Olympians Paul Martin […]

Three Steps To Get The Bruins Back Into The Playoffs

For the Boston Bruins, the current season has been a far cry from last season’s Eastern-Conference-winning effort and the expectations that accompanied such a feat. Winless at the TD Garden in 2010, the Bruins have lost eight in a row and ten of their last eleven, with that sole win coming in a shootout. The […]

Call of Duty: Prospect McKelvie to Serve in Army, Not for Bruins

Last fall, 24-year-old Zach McKelvie signed a one-year contract with the Boston Bruins and participated in the team’s pre-season training camp, where he impressed the coaches, especially Rob Murray, the head coach of the Providence Bruins. This spring, McKelvie will not be joining Boston as they attempt to return to playoff form; instead, he will […]

Boston Bruins Mid-Season Report Card

Having played their 41st game of the season – a 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers – the Boston Bruins are now halfway through their regular season and currently stand at 21-13-7, for a total of 49 points. Despite a sluggish start during which they alternated wins and losses (until they hit two three-game […]

Boston Bruins Sign Veteran Left Wing Satan

On Saturday, the Boston Bruins signed veteran left winger Miroslav Satan to a one-year pro-rated contract that includes a no-movement clause worth $700,000, pending a physical examination. Satan, who was just named to the Slovakian Olympic team for the Vancouver Games in February, will only earn cost the Bruins $350,000 because the team’s season is […]

Bruins All-Decade Team: 2000′s

The first decade of the new millennium has been a pendulum for the National Hockey League: it has seen the disappointment of a lockout during the 2004-2005 season coupled with the high expectations of “the Next One,” Sidney Crosby. The Boston Bruins had the same swings, ranging from the excitement of a first-place finish in […]

Bruins Bergeron, Chara, Krejci, and Sturm Named Olympians

On Wednesday, four members of the Boston Bruins – forwards Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, and Marco Sturm and defenseman Zdeno Chara – were named to their respective Olympic ice hockey teams. While Bergeron and Krejci will represent their countries – Canada and the Czech Republic, respectively – for the first time in their careers, the […]

Paul Pierce’s Knee To Keep Him Out for Two Weeks

Boston Celtics leading scorer Paul Pierce is expected to miss two weeks after undergoing arthroscopic irrigation on his right knee at New England Baptist Hospital. He will not travel with the team on their four-game road trip, which includes a Christmas Day tilt against the Southeast Division-leading Orlando Magic. Following Tuesday night’s come-from-behind 103-94 victory […]

Bruins Down on Defense: Stuart, Wideman Out

The Boston Bruins defense is going to have some holes during their upcoming three-game road trip. Blueliners Mark Stuart is set to miss 4-6 weeks with a broken sternum suffered during Monday night’s 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers and Dennis Wideman will miss at least Friday night’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks with an […]

Phil Kessel: Don’t Love Him, Don’t Hate Him, Don’t Boo Him

Zero goals. No assists. Plus/minus of -3. Those are not the stats any hockey player hopes to have on his game splits, especially when he’s returning to his former team’s rink. Unfortunately for Phil Kessel, that was his exact scoring line when he played against the Boston Bruins for the first time since being traded […]

False Alarm: Red Sox Not Going to Australia For Game

Initial reports by Australia’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper that the front offices of Major League Baseball and the Boston Red Sox were in negotiations to play a baseball game next season at the Sydney Cricket Sports Ground in Sydney, Australia are false, according to the Boston Globe. The game would have been just like Boston’s 2008 […]

Rajon Rondo Wants to Race Chris Johnson

It seems that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo wants to start a new tradition in December besides singing carols, roasting chestnuts, and playing Christmas Day games: challenging star athletes to 40-yard foot-races for cash. Last December, it was Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter who set world record after world record at the 2008 Summer […]