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Week In Review: Bruins Win Four Straight, But Lose Loui Eriksson

The Boston Bruins are currently on a four-game winning streak and are tied for first place in the Eastern Conference. During the last week, they sweep their three-game road trip against The Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Buffalo Sabres. And then capped it off Thursday night against the San Jose Sharks at home, beating […]

Bruins-Lightning Game Postponed due to Snowstorm “Nemo”

After already moving back the start time from 1 to 7 p.m., the NHL has postponed tonight’s game between the Boston Bruins and the Tampa Bay Lightning due to the blizzard “Nemo.” If only the game could have been played outside. The postponement comes despite both teams already being in Boston.┬áThe storm dumped over two […]

Thomas Vanek’s Hat Tricks Caps Off Sabres Win Over Bruins

Thomas Vanek scored three goals (6) and added two assists (9) to lead the way for the Buffalo Sabres in their 7-4 victory and handing the Boston Bruins their first regulation loss of the season. Buffalo net minder Ryan Miller (3-2-1) had 38 saves in the win. Vanek set up the game winning goal by […]

Bruins Comeback Finishes Regular Season on High Note

It was a statistically meaningless game, but that didn’t stop the Bruins from pulling out the stops, especially late, to build up some needed momentum going into the postseason. Everything started out so close; in fact each team had 12 shots in a scoreless 1st period. Boston started to pick things up later on, especially […]

Bruins Clinch Playoff Spot with Sabres Loss

The Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins are back in the playoffs with a chance to defend their crown. Even though the Bruins were off on Friday night, the team clinched a playoff spot for the fifth straight season after the Buffalo Sabres lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3. The B’s are six points up on […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 25

Just another week to go, and it’s playoffs time! The final standings are really starting to take shape much more than ever before, but the lower seeds are still very much up for grabs. Set teams are starting to prepare for the postseason while contenders are still making their moves just to get a spot, […]

Two-Goal Third Gives Bruins First Winning Streak Since January

The Boston Bruins have rarely played “complete” hockey over the last two months, alternating losses with frustrating, indecisive victories. And on those few occasions when they submitted a complete game, they never followed it with a second. No more. The Bruins capitalized on two goals in the final period Thursday night at TD Garden, beating […]

Bruins Take One Point in Shootout Loss to Sabres

The Bruins dropped one in the shootout, 2-1 in Buffalo on Friday night. It was not exactly the nasty game that people were expecting, but it was a great game between two teams that dont like each other. There wasn’t much action in the early on until Buffalo put one on the board in the […]

Sabres Crush Both Rask and Thomas in Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres played Wednesday’s game as a team desperately needing wins to keep its playoff hopes alive should: intelligent but physical, controlled but aggressive. The Boston Bruins played as a team with a chance at the Eastern Conference’s top spot should not: lazy, disorganized, brainless. Who do you think won? The Sabres scored twice […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 10

The NHL season is a full 10 weeks old. The Devils, Predators and Sharks all are making moves, while Pittsburgh is among the notable teams sliding. A few divisions are starting to open up, leaving the other teams in them to solidify a Wildcard spot. Only one division is led by two points, and even […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 9

It’s still a tough league nine weeks into the season. Pittsburgh is barely clinging onto the East lead, Winnipeg is a win away from a top eight spot, and there have been a few head hit suspensions so far, not to mention key goalie injuries. Boston’s point streak is finally over, while Minnesota is continuing […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 8

Two months into the NHL season, several coaching changes are in order. While that’s sure to shake things up, many surprise teams are still going strong. Florida and Minnesota have healthy leads, Toronto’s still hanging in there, and the Coyotes and Stars are leading the way in the Pacific. Vancouver and Boston are both on […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 7

Thanksgiving is now over, and things are starting to get real interesting. The Bruins are back in control of the Northeast. Pittsburgh is losing its grip. Florida and Minnesota continue to shine. Minnesota has a solid lead in their division, but all the others are just one win away from changing hands. In fact, the […]

Bruins Overcome Two-Goal Deficit Against Sabres, Win Tenth Straight in Shootout

The Buffalo Sabres start fights. The Boston Bruins finish them. And they win games. Zdeno Chara‘s power play goal in the third period of Wednesday’s game in Buffalo completed a two-goal comeback, and Benoit Pouliot scored in the fifth round of the shootout to beat the Sabres, 4-3. The Bruins have now won 10 games […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 6

It’s a week before Thanksgiving, and things are getting close. Four divisions are led by at most two points, while another is led by three. Pretty much everyone except the Islanders and Blue Jackets is still well in the hunt. Virtually no seed has any amount of safety at the moment, so let’s look at […]