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Bruins Sign Niklas Svedberg to back up Tuukka Rask

The Bruins have opted to sign goalie Niklas Svedberg and let Chad (don’t call me Ochocinco) Johnson test the free agent waters. Johnson served as the backup to Tuukka Rask for the majority of the 2013-14 season and posted an impressive 17-4-3 record. In his 27 appearances he managed two shutouts, a 2.10 goals against […]

Bruins, Sharks Discussing Marchand-Marleau Trade, Report Says

With the salary cap going up, major talent hitting Free Agency, and super star players demanding a trade, this off-season promises to be an interesting one. With rumors recently coming up, it seems as though Bruins’ GM Peter Chiarelli is already discussing major moves for the Black and Gold. According to Jimmy Murphy of XNSPorts, […]

Explanation or Excuse? Bruins Played Through Rash of Injuries

Maybe the Boston Bruins advancing to the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year wasn’t such a guarantee after all. Or maybe that’s exactly what the Bruins want us to think. One day after getting unceremoniously ousted from the NHL playoffs by the Montreal Canadiens in a 3-1 Game 7 loss at home, the […]

Canadiens End Bruins’ Season with 3-1 Game 7 Victory

That’s all, folks. The Montreal Canadiens have ended the 2013-14 NHL season for the Boston Bruins, beating the B’s 3-1 in Game 7 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. After holding a 3-2 series lead, the Bruins couldn’t win either of the last two games to close out the series, getting trounced 4-0 in Montreal in Game 6 before […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Lucic Causes Me to Throw Up on Dean Wormer

CLIFF NOTES * I have said for five years to trade Milan Lucic but they hang onto him because he hits an occasional guy, floats around the ice and scores some empty netters. One minute into the game he fanned in front of the net with a chance to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead. […]

Video: Bruins’ Matt Fraser Scores Overtime Goal to Beat Canadiens

The Bruins really needed a win in Game 4, and they got it. But it wasn’t easy. The newly called-up Matt Fraser, acquired from Dallas in the Tyler Seguin trade, netted the game-winner early in the first overtime of Game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins and Canadiens are now all knotted up 2-2 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Habs Might Be a Diving Team – Bruins Are Figure Skating Team

GOALTENDING * I’d go with Johnson right now * Tuukaa gave Subban the whole net on a basic breakaway * Canadiens have scored 10 goals in three games * Ton of rebounds being left * Two breakaways – two goals Offense * Boychuck shooting into defenders pads all the time * Amazing tip by Bergeron […]

Reilly Smith: The 7th Diamond In The Rough

On July 4th, 2013, Tyler Seguin, Rick Peverly, and Ryan Button were traded to the Dallas Stars for Loui Ericksson, Matt Frasor, a top prospect in Joe Morrow, and a no-name prospect. This no-name prospect ended up being Boston’s 7th player, Reilly Smith. Often, these blockbuster trades included no-name prospect for salary cap reasons or […]

Bruins Eliminate Red Wings, Move on to Face Habs

The Bruins once again looked stellar in their game 5 domination over the Detroit Wings to close out the series with a 4-2 win and advance. Backed by offense provided by Loui Erikkson, Zdeno Chara, Milan Lucic and Jarome Iginla, they looked like the overall favorites that they are expected to be in terms of […]

Bruins Take Control of Series with 3-0 Win Over Red Wings

Now that’s more like it. After splitting a pair of games in Boston, the Bruins beat the Red Wings soundly in Game 3 by a score of 3-0. Tuukka Rask, who was awarded the first star of the game, made 23 saves and got the shutout for the Black and Gold. The Bruins got the […]

NHL Playoff Series Preview: Bruins vs. Red Wings

It’s that time of year again, and what better way to start the Bruins 2014 playoff journey than an Original Six match up against the Red Wings? Led by the elusive Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit has booked their reservation to the postseason for 23 years in a row now. I’ve already projected the Bruins to beat […]

NHL Playoff Predictions: Bruins over Kings

The board has been set. With the conclusion of the NHL regular season yesterday, the match-ups for the first round are finalized and boy are there some exciting ones. I filled out a bracket on NHL.com, which has a fun and easy tool to use (see the featured image). As you can see, I have […]

Dennis Seidenberg Skates; Adam McQuaid Finished as a Bruin?

Seidenberg Eyeing Playoff Return Great news out of Boston earlier this week as Claude Julien confirmed that Dennis Seidenberg skated on Tuesday for the first time since December 27. He suffered an ACL and MCL injury against Ottowa and was immediately ruled out for the rest of the season. It was a stunning blow to […]

Bruins Clinch Eastern Conference, Silence the Doubts

The Bruins clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia in this weekend’s matinee matchup. Loui Eriksson, who’s really been looking great lately, led his team with four points and shut down a flailing Flyers team. This victory pushed away a few (small) seeds of doubt in the back of […]

Gillette Stadium Could Host Bruins-Canadiens?

Can you imagine 60,000 plus fans letting out a giant WOOO after a Bruins goal? That may be a possibility sooner than you think. According to Chris Botta of the Sports Business Journal, the NHL is considering holding a game between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens in Gillete Stadium. While the Bruins have […]