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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 […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Ducks, Monday December 20th

The Bruins (17-10-4) find themselves in the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference right now. Tonight, they’ll face off with the West’s current eighth seed, the Anaheim Ducks (17-15-4) at TD Garden. Both teams have 38 points, but the Ducks have played five more games than Boston so far this year. Boston has played pretty […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Capitals, Saturday December 18th

Two struggling squads will skate at TD Garden tonight, with the Bruins (16-10-4) hosting the Washington Capitals (18-11-4). The Caps have been the clear powerhouse of the Southeast Conference for a few seasons running now, but with their losing streak at a season-long seven games, Washington’s division lead is down to just a single point […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins vs. Capitals, Tuesday October 19th

One team will lose their second game of the season tonight, and the Bruins (2-1-0) hope it won’t be them. The B’s travel to the nation’s capital tonight to face off with Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals (4-1-0) at the Verizon Center. To say the B’s haven’t fared well against the Caps lately would […]

Bruins Lose Third Straight, 3-2 to Caps

Boston trotted out mainly a “Wanna-B” lineup Tuesday night in Washington, stocked heavily with youngsters on the cusp of making the team’s roster. Going up against a Capitals team that played many of their stars, including Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin, the B’s held their own in the match-up, ultimately falling to the Caps 3-2, […]

Bruins Cap Off Season With Shootout Win Over Capitals

It’s crystal clear: the Washington Capitals are far and away the best team in the Eastern Conference and maybe the NHL. They finished the 2009-2010 season with at least 20 more points than any other East squad, tallying 54 wins against just 15 regulation losses. They carry a 50-goal scorer, a 40-goal scorer, a 30-goal […]

Bruins Can’t Capitalize, Lose 3-2 in OT

They were able to gain one precious point from Monday’s game in Washington, but the Bruins couldn’t seal the deal in overtime against the league’s best team, losing on a Brooks Laich power play goal not even a minute into the extra period, falling to the Caps 3-2 at Verizon Center. Dennis Wideman, who scored […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Capitals, Monday April 5th

Down the stretch they come, as the Bruins (36-30-12) enter the final week of the regular season, with four huge games that will tell us whether our hometown hockey club is playoff bound or bound to clean out their lockers for a lengthy off-season. A tall task lies ahead of them this evening, as they […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Capitals, Tuesday 2-2

Tonight at the TD Garden, two teams heading in completely opposite directions will face off for the first time since opening night, as the Bruins (23-21-9) host the Washington Capitals (37-12-6). No team is hotter than the Caps, plain and simple. Washington will be looking for their eleventh straight win this evening, a win that […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Capitals, 10-1

Anticipation is high. Expectations are even higher. And now, the wait is over. The Zambonis are gassed up and we’re ready to get the 2009-2010 NHL season off and running…or in this case, skating. Tonight marks the season opener, as the top two seeds from last season’s Eastern Conference playoffs meet at the TD Garden, […]

Bruins Win Big at 2009 NHL Awards Show

The NHL put on its Las Vegas awards ceremony and gave the Bruins some heavy hardware to carry home: Zdeno Chara – winner of the Norris Trophy (translation: Defenseman of the Year) – Upset alert: Mike Green of the Washington Capitals was expected to take it, but we all know Chara deserved it. He’s also won the Tallest […]

Bruins Fall in Overtime to Caps

The Bruins had a comfortable lead in the Eastern Conference entering Saturday afternoon’s game against the Capitals. They still have a comfortable lead (eight points) over the Capitals, but they left Saturday’s contest with a bad taste in their mouth after a 4-3 overtime loss. Alexander Semin scored on an 80-foot slapshot 22 seconds into […]