// Brian Boucher

Here We Go Again: Bruins Top Flyers For 3-0 Series Lead

The Flyers now have the Bruins right where they want them. I don’t need to tell you what happened last year, but if you need a reminder: Philly rallied from a 3-0 series deficit to topple the Bruins on their way eventually to a Stanley Cup berth. The Flyers and Bruins find themselves in the […]

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 […]

Krejci Helps Bruins Beat Flyers 7-3 To Take Game 1

The Bruins beat the Flyers in Game 1 of their second round series on Saturday. Sound familiar? Well, in last year’s second round series, the Bruins took Game 1 against Philly and then the next two to take a 3-0 series lead. Then, the Flyers won the remaining four elimination games and embarrassed the Bruins out of […]

Five Third Period Goals Lead B’s Past Flyers, 7-5

With the help of seven different goal scorers on the night, the Bruins powered their way past the beasts of the East, the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night at the Garden, winning a wild, back-and-forth affair, 7-5. Five third period goals helped the B’s erase three different one-goal deficits, on their way to their third straight […]

Flyers Top Bruins 2-1 in Overtime

Playing in Boston for the first time since their unbelievable comeback in last year’s playoffs, the Philadelphia Flyers entered hostile territory in the TD Garden on Saturday night. “I felt like (the fans) wanted to get back at us for what happened last year,” Philly goalie Brian Boucher said. “It definitely had that playoff feel. […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Wednesday December 1st

The Bruins (12-8-2) look to right the ship Wednesday in the City of Brotherly Love, sparking up the heated rivalry between the B’s and the Philadelphia Flyers (15-6-4). This will of course be the first meeting of these two squads since last spring’s epic collapse by Boston and miraculous comeback by Philly, climbing back from […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Game 6

Well, here’s hoping that the third time’s the charm for the Bruins, as they travel back to Philadelphia to take their third crack at ousting the Flyers in tonight’s Game 6 at Wachovia Center. The B’s were handed their first home playoff loss of the season on Monday, getting shut out by the tandem of […]

Gagne Powers Flyers as Bruins Watch from the Box

This perfect picture is turning very blurry very fast for the Bruins. It would’ve been nice for them to come home and make it to the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Philadelphia Flyers while in Boston. Well the champagne is going to have to wait at least another night. As Boston fans, we expected […]

Hold the Champagne: Bruins Can’t Close Out Flyers in Philly

Is it appropriate to sip the champagne when you win a second round series? Just what is the proper etiquette for such a situation in the NHL? Well, we’ll find out eventually, because the Bruins could not close out the Flyers in Phildelphia on Friday night in a 5-4 loss in overtime. The Bruins, of […]

Flyers Flunk in Philly; B’s Take Game 3, 4-1

Behind 34 saves from the masterful performance of Tuukka Rask, the Boston Bruins have pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination, after quieting the raucous Wachovia Center crowd with a 4-1 win in Game 3. Boston now enjoys a commanding 3-0 series lead and can close the Flyers out with just one more […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Game 3

After two nail-biting victories on Garden ice, the B’s take to the road, heading south on I-95 to the “City of Brotherly Tasers,” as the second round series shifts to Philadelphia for tonight’s Game 3. Boston narrowly escaped the first two games of this series, winning each with late game-winning goals, most recently in Game […]

Late Goal By Lucic Gives Bruins 2-0 Series Lead

You can’t help but acknowledge the irony. Amidst the celebration at TD Garden on Monday night, as the Boston Bruins took a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven semifinal series against the Philadelphia Flyers, The Standells’ “Love That Dirty Water” was blaring across the arena just like it would after any Bruins victory. But it […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Thursday 10-22

After surviving in Wednesday night’s 3-2 win over Nashville, the bruised Bruins take their show back on the road Thursday night for a match-up against the Philadelphia Flyers. Philadelphia, who started the season winning three straight, have now dropped three in a row heading into the game with Boston. While the B’s will be looking […]