// Alexander Semin

Bruins Can’t Solve Holtby; Series Heads to Boston Tied

For the Boston Bruins to beat the Washington Capitals, at some point they’ll need to beat Braden Holtby. The rookie goalie has averaged more than 35 saves per night in his first four playoff games, including a dominating 44-save night Thursday that powered the Capitals to a 2-1 victory at the Verizon Center, evening the […]

Chara Blasts Bruins by Capitals in Game 3 Win

After two overtime thrillers began the first round series between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals, Game 3 followed suit with an exciting finish. But this one finished in regulation thanks to a big shot by Zdeno Chara that gave the Bruins a 4-3 win and a 2-1 lead in the series. With under two […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 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 […]

Capitals Earn 2-1 Win over Bruins

In a match-up of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference, the Bruins and Capitals played a tight game throughout, but the Caps emerged with a 2-1 victory thanks to an unassisted goal from Alexander Semin at 11:48 of the third period. Marc Savard scored the only goal of the game for the B’s […]