// Claude Julien

Bruins All-Decade Team: 2000′s

The first decade of the new millennium has been a pendulum for the National Hockey League: it has seen the disappointment of a lockout during the 2004-2005 season coupled with the high expectations of “the Next One,” Sidney Crosby. The Boston Bruins had the same swings, ranging from the excitement of a first-place finish in […]

Phil Kessel: Don’t Love Him, Don’t Hate Him, Don’t Boo Him

Zero goals. No assists. Plus/minus of -3. Those are not the stats any hockey player hopes to have on his game splits, especially when he’s returning to his former team’s rink. Unfortunately for Phil Kessel, that was his exact scoring line when he played against the Boston Bruins for the first time since being traded […]

Bruins Win Streak Ends As Brodeur Makes History

While the Boston Bruins were looking for their fifth consecutive win, Jamie Langenbrunner and Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils were making sure no one stole the spotlight from goaltender Martin Brodeur. The two forwards netted goals in the shootout to hand the Bruins a 2-1 loss as Brodeur made history by surpassing Patrick […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Tuesday 11/10

“Sid the Kid” and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins visit the TD Garden this evening for a skate against the Bruins. Pittsburgh will be making their final stop on a cross-country four-game road trip, on which they are 1-2-0 thus far. The Penguins (12-5-0) sit in a tie atop the Eastern Conference, knotted […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Red Wings, Tuesday 11-3

The Boston Bruins (6-6-1) head to Motown Tuesday night to match-up with another member of the NHL’s Original Six, the Detroit Red Wings (5-4-3), in a game that will feature two of last year’s top teams who this year, are faltering out of the gates. This will be the 576th meeting of the two teams […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Devils, Thursday 10-29

The Bruins are back in action at the TD Garden tonight, as they host all-world goalie Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils. Boston is coming off a surprising 4-3 come-from-behind win over Ottawa last Saturday, a win that saw the Bruins erase a two-goal deficit within the last 90 seconds of the third period. […]

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 […]