// James Neal

Shawn Thornton’s 15-Game Suspension: Punishment Fits the Crime

Over the weekend, the NHL suspended Shawn Thornton 15 games for his incident with Brooks Orpik on December 7, 2013. In response for a hit from Brooks Orpik that sent Loui Eriksson home with a concussion, Thornton entered a scrum pulled Orpik to the ground and punched him twice in the head. Orpik had to […]

Bruins Grind Out a Win Against Penguins

The Bruins continued their winning ways on Monday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they didn’t do so in the most thrilling fashion possible. After needing overtime to beat the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Boston once again needed extra time to take down the always potent Penguins. First Period The start of the game didn’t look […]

Bruins-Penguins Series Preview: The Matchup We All Wanted

It is finally here. The matchup that Bruins fans, and NHL fans all over the country were hoping for when the season started. Coming into this shortened season, many people predicted the Penguins and the Bruins being the two best teams in the East, and a possible matchup to go to the Stanley Cup. After […]

Bruins Fall 5-3 to Penguins, Boychuck Injured

With the Boston Bruins locked into the number two spot in the East, the game Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Penguins should have had no meaning. In a 5-3 loss, the Bruins may have lost more than the game. Johnny Boychuck was on the wrong side of a knee-on-knee collision with Aaron Asham midway through the third […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Stars, Friday 10/16

After a homestand filled with struggles, the Bruins begin the road portion of their schedule tonight in the Lonestar State, facing off against the Dallas Stars. Boston has started the year 2-3-0 thus far, a disappointing record for a team with such high expectations. The team is hoping that this brief road trip will help […]