// Brooks Orpik

Shawn Thornton’s 15-Game Suspension: Punishment Fits the Crime

Over the weekend, the NHL suspended Shawn Thornton 15 games for his incident with Brooks Orpik on December 7, 2013. In response for a hit from Brooks Orpik that sent Loui Eriksson home with a concussion, Thornton entered a scrum pulled Orpik to the ground and punched him twice in the head. Orpik had to […]

Bruins Still Scraping By After Shawn Thornton Incident, Other Injuries

For the second straight game the Bruins were able to secure a victory while only outplaying their opponent for one 20 minute period. After narrowly escaping Calgary with a 2-1 victory, which they won in the third period with two goals, it was clear the Bruins weren’t playing their best hockey. After winning in Toronto […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Monday January 10th

The Bruins (21-12-7) will look to rebound from Saturday night’s embarrassing loss this evening, when they skate with the Sidney Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins (26-13-4). The B’s technically still sit atop the Northeast Division standings, tied with Montreal at 49 points, but with two games in hand on the Habs. Boston had their chance to create […]

Bruins Fight Back, Beat Pens 7-4

Never thought I’d see the day. Bruins getting smashed in the mouth right and left, down two goals and somehow come back to win by three? Just doesn’t seem right. After being down by two goals heading into the third period, the Pittsburgh Penguins were tossing the Bruins around all over the ice (and into […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Tuesday 11/10

“Sid the Kid” and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins visit the TD Garden this evening for a skate against the Bruins. Pittsburgh will be making their final stop on a cross-country four-game road trip, on which they are 1-2-0 thus far. The Penguins (12-5-0) sit in a tie atop the Eastern Conference, knotted […]