// Daniel Paille

Bruins Turn Predators Into Prey in Saturday Matinee

The Bruins had to hold their breath late into another game on their shaky stretch, but in the end, they got the job done against Nashville, 4-3, in a shootout. The Bruins did keep up the offense, but Tim Thomas didn’t have the best day against a Nashville offense that didn’t get more than seven […]

Bruins’ Fourth Line Carries Team Past Devils

Good things come to those who wait. The Boston Bruins waited five games to get back Brad Marchand. They waited two games to get back Rich Peverley. And they waited 63 minutes Thursday night before finally solving the New Jersey Devils’ stout defense and even more stout goalie, Martin Brodeur. Once the waiting period ended, […]

Lightning Outshine Sloppy Bruins 5-3

The Bruins (29-13-1) were looking to follow up their shootout win on Monday night as they visited the slumping Lightning. Unfortunately a lack of defensive effort across the table instead led them to an awful 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay, who had been losers of seven consecutive games. The smallest of bright spots in the […]

Bruins Smother Flames With Nine Goals, Twelve Point-Scoring Players

As a young boy, I played on a recreation-league soccer team in Brookline, Mass. We weren’t very good, but I liked the team’s name: the Flames. I’m pretty sure we could’ve given the Boston Bruins a better game than the Calgary Flames gave them Thursday night at TD Garden. Patrice Bergeron and Nathan Horton each […]

Thomas’s 47 Saves Lift Bruins by Senators

Tuukka Rask recorded the shutout for the Bruins Tuesday night. So, of course, Tim Thomas had to stand on his head the following night to prove he still deserves to be the starting goaltender. Thomas finished with a season-high 47 saves, including 21 saves alone in the third period, to lead the Bruins to a […]

Seguin Returns as Panthers Shut Out Bruins 2-0

The Florida Panthers shut out the Bruins 2-0 Thursday night. Despite out-shooting the Panthers 40-30, the B’s couldn’t get one by Jose Theodore. The Panthers have been one of the surprise teams this season in the NHL. Coming into Thursday, the Panthers sat in third place in the Eastern Conference, also riding a two-game winning streak and […]

Bruins Get Trapped in Winnipeg, Fall to Jets 2-1

Boston returned to Winnipeg for the first time since 1995 and The Jets spoiled the return with a 2-1 win over the Bruins. The Bruins took a four game winning streak into tonight’s game in Winnipeg looking to beat a team riding a two game winning streak. It was a tough game for Boston playing […]

Red Wings Snap Bruins’ 10-Game Streak, Win in Shootout 3-2

The Detroit Red Wings (13-7-1, 27 pts) defeated the Bruins (13-7-1, 27 pts) on Friday afternoon, topping a red-hot Boston club 3-2 in a shootout to end the B’s ten-game winning streak at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. The contest was well played throughout the entire match, with several minutes of continuous play, precision skill, focused […]

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 […]

Video: Daniel Paille Suffers Broken Nose From Slapshot in Bruins’ 6-2 Win

The Bruins are on a roll, finally. So is Tuukka Rask. On the heels of the first two-game win streak of the season, the B’s played host to the New York Islanders on Monday night, and continued finding the back of the net in a 6-2 win. Rask earned his first win of the season […]

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 […]

Bruins Beat Senators In Home Finale, Thomas Sets NHL Record

With the division already locked up, the Bruins were looking to give the TD Garden fans one last reason to cheer on Saturday before the postseason begins. They did just that, shutting down the Senators (and ending their playoff hopes) in a 3-1 win. Tim Thomas, assuming he doesn’t play in the regular season finale […]

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 […]

Bruins Defeat Atlanta, Clinch Division

Boston only needed one point to clinch the division, but they got two, winning at home 3-2 against the Atlanta Thrashers. Boston got started quickly, tucking the puck in for a goal during a skirmish in front of Atlanta’s net 4:34 in. But Atlanta answered on the power play later in the period, after Tuukka […]