// Claude Julien

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Avalanche, Monday 10-12

After playing like garbage for much of Saturday night’s matchup with the New York Islanders, the Bruins’ offense came alive in the last ten minutes of the third period. Three quick goals to tie it and a scoreless five-minute overtime session later, the young Bruins’ netminder Tuukka Rask was facing Islanders’ veteran goalie Dwayne Roloson […]

Hurricanes Downgraded to Tropical Storm

The Bruins got back on track and did what they do best (getting vengeance in the process), with a convincing 7-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, metaphorically giving them a Bill Bellichick t-shirt in return for last season’s playoff loss. With visions of evil still in their heads, the Bruins started aggressively, scoring three times […]

Boston Bruins Give Head Coach Claude Julien Extension

On Friday morning, the Boston Bruins announced that they gave head coach Claude Julien, the current holder of the Jack Adams Award, a contract extension. Per club policy, details of the deal were not announced. Julien, the 28th coach of the organization, was hired in 2007 after GM Peter Chiarelli’s first head coaching hire, Dave […]

Bruins Season Review

The end of this year’s hockey season saw a team dressed in black and gold hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup above their heads in triumph. Unfortunately for Bruins fans, it was not Zdeno Chara, Marc Savard, or Tim Thomas lifting sports’ most storied trophy; instead, it was Sid “the Kid” Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and the rest […]

Bruins Win Big at 2009 NHL Awards Show

The NHL put on its Las Vegas awards ceremony and gave the Bruins some heavy hardware to carry home: Zdeno Chara – winner of the Norris Trophy (translation: Defenseman of the Year) – Upset alert: Mike Green of the Washington Capitals was expected to take it, but we all know Chara deserved it. He’s also won the Tallest […]

Bruins GM Chiarelli – Contract Extension to 2013-14

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has earned an extension through to the 2013-2014 NHL season. Chiarelli has helped to take the Bruins from the fifth-worst team in the NHL, three season ago when he started, to the second-best record this past season. About the extension, Chiarelli said: “For them to have said to me at one […]

Bruins Season Report Card 2008-2009

OK, the hangover is over. It’s been a little while since the boys in Black & Gold hung up their skates for the season, so it’s time to find out who made the grade. It was the most successful season in 10 years for the Bruins, but many rightfully feel they didn’t go as far […]

Chiarelli, Julien Win Sporting News Awards

Sporting News has named Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli the NHL’s Executive of the Year. On Tuesday they named coach Claude Julien the Coach of the Year. Over the last year, Chiarelli signed Michael Ryder to a 3-year, $12 million deal in the off-season and traded for Steve Montador and Mark Recchi at the trade deadline. […]

ATR: Bruins Quarter Mark Report Card

We’ve just passed the quarter mark of the NHL season, and it’s time to hand out grades to the Boston Bruins. The Black and Gold have started a revival of sorts in the Hub, and below you will find an individual report card for each Bruins player. Forwards Marc Savard – The nifty center has […]

ATR: Bruins Starting to Take the Next Step

It is late Saturday night as I write this, and I am currently basking in the glow of yet another Bruins victory. “Bruins in 2″ is on NESN right now, and I’ve been crunching numbers and reading various Bruins-related blogs since the horn blew around 9:15 pm earlier this evening, marking the Bruins third straight […]

Bruins Back for (Much) More

With veterans healthy and youngsters one year wiser, the boys in black and gold are ready to build on a so-so 2007 campaign. Despite getting pummeled in Game 7 against the top seeded Canadiens, the bright spots throughout the season were far from scarce. Bruins Initially an Afterthought in 2007-08 After losing their leader early […]

Bruins Are Looking Good!

After being the laughing stock of the entire NHL, the Bruins are slowly but surely gaining credibility among the league; especially after their 2 convincing wins against Ottawa and Pittsburgh. As it stands, the Bruins are in the 6th place in the conference with 74 points and have 2 games in hand on almost every […]

Seller or Buyer?

Should the Bruins sell or buy? That’s the hottest topic among Bruins boards and forums these days. One thing is for sure, the team is in the playoffs race despite a lineup, which was depleted too many times by injuries. Buy? Sell? Status quo? Let’s see what are the pros and cons for each situation:

Bruins Mid-Season Report

It’s Christmas and the Bruins just passed the 36 games benchmark which is almost the half-way point of the season. It’s time to evaluate the team on their defensive, offensive and goaltending performances. Defense: The most improved aspect of the team. Last year, the Bruins were incredibly good at creating turnovers in their own end; […]

An excellent week, so far.

Who thought that the Bruins would have the week they had? The team managed to collect six points out of eight and is looking to add two more against Columbus. I must admit that the Bruins are getting better and better under the excellent coaching of Claude Julien. Alex Auld has been very good for […]