// Chris Kelly

Bruins defeat Flyers 2-1 in Season Opener

The Bruins season started off with a bang as the Bruins got goals from Reilly Smith and Chris Kelly to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on opening night. Tuukka Rask made 19 saves for his first win. It’s just the first game of the season so we should take everything with a grain of salt, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bruins 2013-14 Season Preview: Forwards

The Bruins open the 2013-14 season on Thursday, October 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden. Peter Chiarelli and Cam Neely have worked hard to keep the core of this group together, but young talent, salary cap constraints, and the Seguin Situation necessitated change up front. Nathan Horton, Tyler Seguin, Jaromir Jagr, Rich […]

Bruins Have Decisions To Make This Offseason

After a great, but tragic, season, the Bruins now look ahead to the offseason with some decisions to make. With some contracts expiring and the potential for trades to be made, there are some moves that need to be made. Some things are already known with Jaromir Jagr, Andrew Ference and Nathan Horton, who are […]

Bruins Lose Gregory Campbell for the Playoffs

The Bruins took a commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals, but were dealt a big blow with Gregory Campbell going down with a broken leg late in the second period while killing a penalty. Campbell will now miss the rest of the post season and while it is a huge loss for the […]

Bruins’ Third Line Woes

After a tough loss in game 4, the Bruins bounced back with a victory in game 5 over the New York Rangers to win the series 4-1. The Bruins did not play particularly well in game four, but one positive thing that we saw was Tyler Seguin playing his best game of the postseason. Seguin, […]

Bruins Blow Third Period Lead, Lose 3-2 to Penguins

Brandon Sutter scored two goals in the final seven minutes of the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins stunned the Boston Bruins, 3-2. The Bruins jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first period until Penguins’ leading goal scorer Chris Kunitz scored his 18th goal of the season to spark the rally. Sutter scored his […]

Bruins Defeat Senators In Shootout 3-2

The Boston Bruins never led in the game, but came back to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in a shootout after trailing 2-0. David Krejci scored the game winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout and also had an assist to cap off his 400th career NHL game. Bruins net minder Tuukka Rask […]

Bruins Soak Up The Sun In Florida, Beat Panthers 4-1

The Boston Bruins dominated a struggling Florida Panthers team with a 4-1 win during their Sunday matinee to improve to 3-1 on their current five-game road trip and finish off the Florida part of the trip. The win improves the Bruins dominant road record to 7-1-1. Milan Lucic kicked off the scoring for the B’s, […]

The B’s Are Back! A Look at the Bruins’ 3rd Line

Now, let’s take a look at the Bruins’ second line: 3rd Line: Can they continue success? LW- Chris Bourque - 2021-2013 stats (AHL): GP 32 G 8 A 20 PTS 28 +/- 2 PIM 28 C- Chris Kelly - 2011-2012 stats: GP 82 G 20 A 19 PTS 39 +/- 33 PIM 41 RW- Rich Peverley - 2011-2012 stats: GP 57 […]

Bruins 2012 Report Card: Pouliot, Kelly, Peverley, Rolston

Throughout the regular season and the playoffs, the Bruins third line was extremely productive. Chris Kelly established a new career high in goals, and if Rich Peverely didn’t miss 25 games due to injury, he would have been challenging for the team lead in scoring. Benoit Pouliot, a former top five pick, had his best […]

Bruins Replace “Playoff Jacket” With Chain Necklace

Remember last year’s ridiculously awesome playoff jacket? After each playoff win, the Bruin who played a big role in the victory that night would wear the jacket during post-game interviews. It was used as a symbol of team unity. This year, the team has turned to a Mr. T chain-link necklace.

Kelly’s Overtime Goal Lifts Bruins in Game 1 over Capitals

In last year’s playoff run, the Bruins were 1-3 in Game 1′s. So, Thursday night’s playoff opener was anything but a guarantee for the Bruins against the 7th-seeded Capitals. Then, when the Bruins were unable to get any goals by young Caps goalie Braden Holtby in regulation, you had to wonder if they’d ever score. […]

Win-Win Situation in Bruins’ Victory Over Islanders

Marty Turco didn’t have all that much work in the Bruins 6-3 win over the Islanders, stopping 19 out of 22 shots. Turco did stand tall at points in the game, making point-blank saves on multiple opportunities. That’s pretty much all you need from a backup goaltender, as he put his team in a position […]