// Patrice Bergeron

Bruins’ Comeback Attempt Falls Short; Sharks Win 4-2

It was a sloppy game for a good chunk of the night for the Bruins, and it resulted in a 4-2 loss to San Jose. Boston has been getting off to sluggish starts in the season and in individual games lately, and they did it again, surrendering a goal just 1:12 into the game off […]

Strong Power Play Helps Bruins Dominate Maple Leafs

When Shawn Thornton threw down with Toronto Maple Leaf right winger Colton Orr early in the Bruins’ game Thursday night at the TD Garden, he sent a clear message: No more listless hockey. We’re fighting back. And boy, did they ever. Four different Bruins posted three-point games, and two first-period power play goals kick-started a […]

Milan Hejduk Hands Rask First Loss of Season

The Bruins won over 60 percent of their faceoffs Monday against the Colorado Avalanche at the TD Garden. One of the few they lost came back to haunt them. Avalanche right winger Milan Hejduk scored with eight minutes gone in the third after teammate Peter Mueller won a faceoff in the Bruins’ zone, and goalkeeper […]

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 […]

Poll of the Week: Should The Bruins Fight And/Or Bite Back?

In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Alex Burrows of the Canucks was caught on video biting the finger of Boston’s Patrice Bergeron. Burrows was not suspended, and went on to post two goals and an assist in the next game, a 3-2 Vancouver overtime win. Vancouver’s Maxim Lapierre later taunted Bergeron, pretending to […]

Bruins Stanley Cup Game 1 Report Card: Thomas Great, Recchi Too Old

Quick Thoughts: Well, from a Boston Bruins perspective, one can chose to look at Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals two ways: 1. A wasted opportunity. A game that easily could be had — given Tim Thomas and his heroic efforts. Thomas won’t be able to replicate that performance throughout the series. Lastly, and most importantly, Boston […]

Video: Alex Burrows Bites Patrice Bergeron in Game 1, Not Punished

We know both teams are hungry for the Stanley Cup, but Canucks winger Alex Burrows took that hunger to a whole new level. Sometime near the end of the first period in between whistles, Burrows bit Patrice Bergeron’s finger while the two were being separated by an official. Yep, he bit him. While it wasn’t nearly […]

Raffi Torres Goal with 18.5 Left in Third Gives Canucks Stanley Cup Game One Victory

It was a classic goalie battle Wednesday night as the Stanley Cup finals began at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. No Canuck could get past Tim Thomas, but neither could any Bruin get past Robert Luongo. Both were impenetrable walls, denying any and every shot. Sticks, skates, helmets, gloves, whatever it took to block the puck. […]

Two-Goal Second Period Gives Thomas, Bruins 3-2 Lead In Eastern Conference Finals

The Tampa Bay Lightning held the Boston Bruins to just eight shots in the second period of Monday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the TD Garden. The Bruins only needed two. Goals by Nathan Horton and Brad Marchand in the second period gave the Bruins the lead, and Tim Thomas stopped 33 […]

5 Tidbits From Bruins-Lightning ECF Series Going Into Game 4

Here are five thoughts on the Boston/Tampa Bay Eastern Conference Finals series thus far. The Bruins took a one-game lead following a 2-0 win in Game 3. 1. Size vs Skill.. vs. Heart Through three games, this series is shaking out much like the opening round against Montreal for the Bruins. Boston has the edge in size, and […]

Thomas Unstoppable; Bergeron Returns As Bruins Take 2-1 Series Lead

Defense made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night. After scoring a combined 18 goals in the first two games of the series, the Lightning and Bruins played a little closer to the way we expected. Only two shots found the back of the net, both to the Bruins advantage to give them […]

Patrice Bergeron Suffers Mild Concussion, Status Uncertain

The Philadelphia Flyers may not have made a spectacular comeback, but for the second year in a row, they have managed to take out a key Boston Bruin. Last year, it was David Krejci (dislocated wrist); this year, it’s Patrice Bergeron, who suffered what Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has deemed a “mild concussion” after a […]

Finally! Bruins Sweep Away Flyers 5-1; Bergeron Injured

One year ago, the B’s lost four straight games and were eliminated from they playoffs on their home ice in Game 7 after taking a 3-0 series lead against the Philadelphia Flyers. In the same situation this year against these same Flyers, the B’s had some obvious demons to exercise on the ice in Game […]

Bruins Win Double OT Thriller to Seize Series Lead

In what could easily be both the most agonizing and the most thrilling game of the season, the Boston Bruins took a 3-2 series lead over the hated Montreal Canadiens in 89:03 of hockey. Both teams had a very difficult time getting anything done, thanks to both goalies playing extremely hard. Boston had a slight […]

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 […]