// Brad Marchand

Marchand Signs Two-Year Deal With Bruins

It was never really in question, but Wednesday afternoon the Bruins announced a new 2-year deal with restricted free agent right winger Brad Marchand. Early reports seem to indicate Marchand will make $2 million in the 2011-12 season and $3 million in 2012-13. Marchand has been in Boston working out with his teammates for some […]

Busy Month Ahead for Bruins as Cup Defense Begins

What a tough summer it has been for the Boston Bruins. “What victory party do I have to go to tonight?” “Where do I have to tote this heavy Stanley Cup to today?” “How many thousands of adoring fans am I going to have to shmooze with this time?” The trials and tribulations of a […]

Bruins’ Investment in Rookies Seguin & Marchand Pays Dividends in Stanley Cup Run

When Bruins fans speak years from now of the 2011 Stanley Cup, they will tell stories of a champion team of veterans. Their voices will rise in pitch when they speak of 34-year-old Zdeno Chara, who anchored a defense that neutralized the supposedly unstoppable Canucks offense. They will giggle as they mention how Mark Recchi […]

Blown Tires: 3 1st-Period Goals Chase Luongo from Game 6 as Bruins Force Game 7

Lord Stanley’s Cup came to Boston, and all the Vancouver Canucks needed to do to win it Monday night at the Garden was play the same punishing offense and fantastic goal-tending that had won them Game 5 last Friday. Only problem: no one told Roberto Luongo. Luongo gave up three easy goals within the first […]

Raffi Torres Goal with 18.5 Left in Third Gives Canucks Stanley Cup Game One Victory

It was a classic goalie battle Wednesday night as the Stanley Cup finals began at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. No Canuck could get past Tim Thomas, but neither could any Bruin get past Robert Luongo. Both were impenetrable walls, denying any and every shot. Sticks, skates, helmets, gloves, whatever it took to block the puck. […]

Two-Goal Second Period Gives Thomas, Bruins 3-2 Lead In Eastern Conference Finals

The Tampa Bay Lightning held the Boston Bruins to just eight shots in the second period of Monday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the TD Garden. The Bruins only needed two. Goals by Nathan Horton and Brad Marchand in the second period gave the Bruins the lead, and Tim Thomas stopped 33 […]

5 Tidbits on Bruins-Lightning Going Into Game 5

Here are 5 musings about the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Bruins and Tampa BayLightning heading into Game 5 tonight at the Garden. The series is tied at two games apiece. 1. Cooling the Jets So the Bruins blew a GOLDEN opportunity. There’s no way getting around it. After one period of play Saturday, in Game 3, […]

Krejci’s Goal in OT Lifts Bruins to 2-0 Lead; McQuaid Injured

How many shots do the Philadelphia Flyers need to take to get past Tim Thomas? Apparently not enough. After giving up two goals in the first period of Game 2 Monday night, Thomas was able to hold off the Flyers’ next 46 shots on goal. Forcing overtime, the hero this time for the Boston Bruins […]

Bruins Win Double OT Thriller to Seize Series Lead

In what could easily be both the most agonizing and the most thrilling game of the season, the Boston Bruins took a 3-2 series lead over the hated Montreal Canadiens in 89:03 of hockey. Both teams had a very difficult time getting anything done, thanks to both goalies playing extremely hard. Boston had a slight […]

Max Pacioretty Mocks Brad Marchand’s Nose On Twitter

Max Pacioretty commented during Game 5 that “this game is longer than marchands nose” on his Twitter account, but quickly deleted the Tweet. Fear not, as the crew at WEEI managed to grab a screenshot of the Tweet for verification (see below):

Bruins Try to Shut Out Cancer at “Cuts for a Cause”

Shawn Thorton and 15 other Bruins took part in the fourth annual “Cuts for a Cause” Thursday at Ned Devines in Boston.  Winning bidders were able to shave their favorite Bruin’s head in front of a huge audience. Shawn Thorton, Dennis Seidenberg, Tyler Seguin, Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Chris Kelly, Rich […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Rangers, Monday April 4th

With just four games left on the regular season docket, the Bruins (44-23-11) travel to “the other Garden” tonight to face off with Original Six rival, the New York Rangers (42-32-5). The Northeast Division title may now be wrapped up for the Black and Gold, but there’s still a lot up for grabs in terms […]

Bruins Defeat Atlanta, Clinch Division

Boston only needed one point to clinch the division, but they got two, winning at home 3-2 against the Atlanta Thrashers. Boston got started quickly, tucking the puck in for a goal during a skirmish in front of Atlanta’s net 4:34 in. But Atlanta answered on the power play later in the period, after Tuukka […]

Once More, Bruins Can’t Figure Out Maple Leafs

In trying to keep pace with Philadelphia and Washington, Boston instead couldn’t keep pace with Toronto, losing at home 4-3 in a shootout. The two teams were relatively even in the 1st Period, with the only goal coming on a wrist shot from Toronto’s Luke Schenn. Toronto also out-shot Boston by one in the period, […]

Bruins Clinch Playoff Spot With Win Over Flyers

Coming off a tough 1-0 loss to the Rangers, the Bruins were still in good shape. If they beat the Flyers on the second game of a back-to-back Sunday, they would clinch a playoff spot for the fourth straight year. Mission accomplished. After falling behind 1-0, the resilient Bruins scored two unanswered goals, capped off […]