// Chris Kelly

Bruins Den: (Winning Streak) Back At One

Well, all good things – Thanksgiving vacation, lipsmacking leftovers, and winning streaks – must end, right? Fortunately, some things start right back up again (alright, vacation and leftovers have a few weeks until Christmas), like the Boston Bruins’ (14-7-1, 29 points) winning streak, which is back at one and looking to rise with this week’s […]

Bruins Overcome Slow Start to Ground Jets

Winnipeg made some early noise, but in the end, Boston came roaring back to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2. Tim Thomas made a great 5-hole save early on during the first Winnipeg power play on a tough shot, but the Jets later came roaring through the neutral zone before Boston knew what hit them, resulting […]

Bruins Pound Islanders for 8th Straight Win

The Bruins opened the first of three on their current road trip in Long Island against the Islanders on Saturday night. The game signified a bizzarre stretch in the schedule where the Bruins play the three road games after only having played four previously all season. Earlier this month the B’s shelled New York in […]

Bruins Score 4 More Goals, Win 6th Straight Game

October was a weird month. A snowstorm ravaged the Northeast at the end of the month. The Red Sox somehow weren’t in the playoffs. The Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins started the season 3-7-0. Then, the calendar turned to November. OK, it’s still a weird month. Temperatures are unseasonably warm. The Red Sox lost Jonathan […]

Bruins’ November Roll Continues Against Buffalo

Boston just can’t be beaten lately. Not even close. On Saturday, their next victim was Buffalo. The Sabres lost 6-2, in a rough showing. It didn’t start that way, though. Boston had the majority of shots in the 1st, though it was Buffalo who struck first blood at 5:38 on a wrist shot from Thomas […]

Bruins’ Comeback Attempt Falls Short; Sharks Win 4-2

It was a sloppy game for a good chunk of the night for the Bruins, and it resulted in a 4-2 loss to San Jose. Boston has been getting off to sluggish starts in the season and in individual games lately, and they did it again, surrendering a goal just 1:12 into the game off […]

Strong Power Play Helps Bruins Dominate Maple Leafs

When Shawn Thornton threw down with Toronto Maple Leaf right winger Colton Orr early in the Bruins’ game Thursday night at the TD Garden, he sent a clear message: No more listless hockey. We’re fighting back. And boy, did they ever. Four different Bruins posted three-point games, and two first-period power play goals kick-started a […]

Seguin Lifts Bruins to Shootout Win Over Blackhawks

Four games into the season, it appeared the Bruins were still drunk from celebrating their Stanley Cup win as they stumbled to a 1-3 record. Seven minutes into the third period of their fifth game, in Chicago against the Blackhawks on Saturday night, it appeared the B’s were on their way to another loss. That […]

2011 Bruins Preview: Forwards

With the Boston Bruins’ season opener on Oct. 6 fast approaching, Sports of Boston concludes its 2011 preview with the forwards. Let’s look line-by-line at who might be scoring for the Bruins. First Line: Lucic, Krejci, Horton The Bruins’ first line is unlikely to change after a fantastic postseason. Center David Krejci led all NHL […]

Two-Goal Second Period Gives Thomas, Bruins 3-2 Lead In Eastern Conference Finals

The Tampa Bay Lightning held the Boston Bruins to just eight shots in the second period of Monday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the TD Garden. The Bruins only needed two. Goals by Nathan Horton and Brad Marchand in the second period gave the Bruins the lead, and Tim Thomas stopped 33 […]

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 […]

Bruins Score Early, Hang on for 4-2 Victory (Finally)

It’s not over til…it’s actually over. The Boston Bruins made sure to make a statement Monday night in Montreal as they headed into Game 3 down 2-0 in the series. The Bruins came out strong in one of the toughest rinks to play at already in the hole and held on to get the 4-2 […]

Bruins Drop Season Finale, Turn Focus to Montreal

In their final game of the regular season, the Bruins lost 3-2 to the Devils after taking some of the game off, but since 15 of the 16 seeds had already been wrapped up (including all eight East slots), they could afford to get the extra rest. New Jersey got on the board just 1:47 […]

Bruins Try to Shut Out Cancer at “Cuts for a Cause”

Shawn Thorton and 15 other Bruins took part in the fourth annual “Cuts for a Cause” Thursday at Ned Devines in Boston.  Winning bidders were able to shave their favorite Bruin’s head in front of a huge audience. Shawn Thorton, Dennis Seidenberg, Tyler Seguin, Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Chris Kelly, Rich […]

Bruins Utterly Collapse Against New York

Still in the hunt for a top seed, Boston decided they didn’t want it, and dropped to the New York Rangers 5-3. That was after getting a 3-0 lead. Sound like a certain Game 7? In this case, Boston controlled the 1st period, winning the shot battle 19-5. They didn’t strike until late in the […]