// John Tavares

Thomas Relieves Injured Rask, Falters Against Islanders

The Boston Bruins have needed no one’s help to play lazy, lackadaisical, .500 hockey since mid-January. But Saturday afternoon against the New York Islanders, they got a little help from the referees. A possibly uncalled icing penalty late in the third led to a tie-breaking goal by center John Tavares, and Evgeni Nabokov saved 32 […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Wednesday April 6th

The Bruins (44-24-11) return home to TD Garden to host another team from the Empire State tonight, as the New York Islanders (30-37-12) come to Boston. On Monday night, the B’s traveled to the Big Apple to face off with the Rangers. The first 30 minutes went according to plan, earning themselves a three goal […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Friday March 11th

With just 15 games left in their regular season, the Bruins (38-20-9) hope to right the ship tonight on Long Island, where they will kick off their four-game road trip at Nassau Coliseum against the New York Islanders (26-32-10). It’s been a long, bumpy road this week for the Black and Gold, coupling two division […]

Bruins Back on Track With 6-3 Win Over Islanders

Two streaks came to an end last night on Long Island, as the B’s snapped their longest losing streak of the season at three, beating the red hot New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum, 6-3. They also ended New York’s season-long four-game win streak. The Boston win kicked off their six-game road trip in grand […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Thursday February 17th

The Bruins (31-19-7) will kick off their six-game road trip this evening on Long Island, as they visit Nassau Colisseum to take on the red hot New York Islanders (21-29-7). Yes, you read that right… the RED HOT New York Islanders! Winners of four straight and five of their last six, the Islanders have dug […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Saturday 3-6

Winners of five or their last six, the Bruins (28-23-11) take their show on the road for seven straight games, beginning with this afternoon’s game on Long Island to face the slumping New York Islanders. The seven-game roadie marks the longest road trip since the ’03-’04 season for the B’s. Boston is coming off a […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Monday 11-16

The Bruins will look to avoid a three-game losing streak Monday night when they host high-flying rookie phenom John Tavares and the New York Islanders at the Garden this evening. It surely has been a while, but the Bruins are actually looking UP at the Islanders in the Eastern Conference standings. Entering play, New York […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Saturday 10-10

Another ugly performance from the Bruins on Thursday kept the yo-yo start of Boston’s season going, as the 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Ducks made fans quickly forget the B’s drubbing of the ‘Canes the game before. At 1-2 now with two games left on this five-game season opening homestand, the Bruins hope […]