Blues vs Penguins: Week 21's prediction for the Stanley Cup

Less than 20 games remain, and while some teams have started making their moves, others are suddenly finding themselves in hot water. The Wildcard spots are among those still in the running, while St Louis and Boston are among those teams making strides in their division. Plenty of time remains for everyone to do something worthwild, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Wednesday, March 12, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 21 »

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The Canadiens acquire Bruin slayer Thomas Vanek, Charles Krupa/ The Associated Press

While the majority of both teams remain intact there have been some minor alterations that could change the immediate future of the rivalry between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens. The immediate post trade deadline talk around Boston has centered on Montreal’s acquisition of notorious Bruin killer Thomas Vanek and the Bruins lack of a big move.

The Trade Deadline

After coach Claude Julien and General Manager Peter Chiarelli publicly stated that they would be content moving forward with the team they had prior to the trade deadline they proved it by making only two small transactions to add some depth to the blue line. The team picked up defenseman Corey Potter off of waivers and then added defenseman Andrej Meszaros via a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers. The two players will add depth to a blue line that has lost Dennis Seidenberg to a season ending injury and has seen Adam McQuaid miss significant time with various injuries. Continue reading Bruins-Canadiens Rivalry Elevated after Trade Deadline »

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Ducks vs Penguins: Week 20's prediction for the Stanley Cup

The trade deadline is done with, and some big goaltending moves were made. With several teams in the mix looking to make an improvement, the landscape of the NHL is quite different in the final 20 games or so. The second Wildcards are still very much in play, and much of the divisions could still see seeding go this way or that quite easily. It will be a very interesting last few weeks, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Thursday, March 6, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 20 »

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When I say bizarre, I mean super incredibly jaw-droppingly mind-bogglingly what-the-heck-is-going-on wait-this-is-a-hockey-stick-brand-commercial? bizarre.

Seriously:

Continue reading Video: Bizarre Commercial Starring Bruins Zdeno Chara »

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If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 19

February 26, 2014 at 7:30pm in Bruins, NHL
Ducks vs Penguins: Week 19's prediction for the Stanley Cup

The Olympics are over, and it’s time for teams to get back to work. The bubble teams especially will have a tough time keeping ahead of the competition; even the Central Division is wide open. And with the Wildcards still anyone’s guess, much is up for grabs. With 25 games (or less) remaining for all teams, let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Wednesday, February 26, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 19 »

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The Bruins and Blues face off for the second time this season, washingtonpost.com

If you watched the first meeting between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues then you know the two teams play each other like two heavyweight contenders trading haymakers. That first meeting was on November 21, 2013. Since then not much has changed as both teams are still near the top of their respective conferences and virtually identical in all major statistical categories.

The big difference between the latest game and the one in 2013 is that the Bruins were without captain and star defenseman Zdeno Chara. Chara was in Sochi with the distinct honor of carrying the flag for his native Slovakia in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Continue reading Chara-Less Bruins Put Up Valiant Fight Against Blues »

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Imagine this packed with gold and black, en.wikepedia.org

Can you imagine 60,000 plus fans letting out a giant WOOO after a Bruins goal? That may be a possibility sooner than you think.

According to Chris Botta of the Sports Business Journal, the NHL is considering holding a game between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens in Gillete Stadium.

While the Bruins have had an outdoor game before it wasn’t in a stadium as large as Gillette and it was still in Boston. In 2010 the Bruins hosted the annual Winter Classic at Fenway Park against the Philadelphia Flyers. Continue reading Gillette Stadium Could Host Bruins-Canadiens? »

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