The NHL’s Atlantic Division could easily be the toughest race to judge heading into this season. While this group of five boasts the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, it also is stuck with the New York Islanders, a team seemingly forever in “rebuilding mode.” In between, tough, talented teams like the Flyers, Devils, and Rangers, will [...]
The Bruins wrapped up their incredible regular season Sunday afternoon against the New York Islanders and capped off their Eastern Conference Championship with a punctuating 6-2 victory. Out recently with an undisclosed injury, Phil Kessel showed he’s ready for postseason play with three goals (one in each period) and an assist to finish the season [...]
Despite going in and out of Claude Julien’s doghouse, 21-year-old Phil Kessel has had a strong season for the Bruins. It appears he finally has emerged as a top-goal scorer in the NHL, as long as he can keep his play consistent. Kessel reached the 30-goal plateau Saturday afternoon in a 2-1 win over the [...]
The Bruins have now started a new hot streak, earning their fourth straight victory Thursday night thanks to a 2-1 win over the Islanders. Marc Savard broke a scoreless tie in the second period with his 15th goal, and Martin St. Pierre scored in the third to put the Bruins up 2-0. Former Bruins forward Bill [...]
Jonathan Sim tipped home a shot by defenseman Thomas Pock with 6:01 left Saturday, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in a preseason game. Sim scored his second goal of the preseason as the Islanders raised their record to 4-2 with their second win over the Bruins.