// Nicklas Backstrom

Holtby Steps Up Again as Bruins Fall to Capitals in Double OT

When the Capitals two goaltenders Tomas Vokoun and Michal Neuvirth went down late in the season with injuries, most people thought the playoffs were practically over for them. Well, that hasn’t been the case, as 22-year-old Brandon Holtby has been as good as his predecessors, if not better. He stood on his head in Game […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Capitals, Saturday December 18th

Two struggling squads will skate at TD Garden tonight, with the Bruins (16-10-4) hosting the Washington Capitals (18-11-4). The Caps have been the clear powerhouse of the Southeast Conference for a few seasons running now, but with their losing streak at a season-long seven games, Washington’s division lead is down to just a single point […]

Bruins Can’t Capitalize, Lose 3-2 in OT

They were able to gain one precious point from Monday’s game in Washington, but the Bruins couldn’t seal the deal in overtime against the league’s best team, losing on a Brooks Laich power play goal not even a minute into the extra period, falling to the Caps 3-2 at Verizon Center. Dennis Wideman, who scored […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Capitals, Monday April 5th

Down the stretch they come, as the Bruins (36-30-12) enter the final week of the regular season, with four huge games that will tell us whether our hometown hockey club is playoff bound or bound to clean out their lockers for a lengthy off-season. A tall task lies ahead of them this evening, as they […]