// Rich Peverley

Bruins Continue Dominance, Beat Canadiens 3-2

The Bruins (22-9-1) came into action on Monday night as hot as ever after a dominating 6-0 win last time out in Philadelphia. They turned their attention to their longtime rivals, the Montreal Canadiens (13-14-7)who have had a rough season and were in need of a change. That came in the form of the firing […]

Tuukka Time in Boston: Bruins Shut Out Kings 3-0

Injuries to captain Zdeno Chara and Steven Kampfer were not a factor in tonight’s victory over Los Angeles. Tuukka Rask was perfect in net and got his first shutout of the season as the Bruins defeated the Kings 3-0. Boston went on the power play on the first shift of the game and didn’t score yet […]

Seguin Returns as Panthers Shut Out Bruins 2-0

The Florida Panthers shut out the Bruins 2-0 Thursday night. Despite out-shooting the Panthers 40-30, the B’s couldn’t get one by Jose Theodore. The Panthers have been one of the surprise teams this season in the NHL. Coming into Thursday, the Panthers sat in third place in the Eastern Conference, also riding a two-game winning streak and […]

Bruins Overcome Slow Start to Ground Jets

Winnipeg made some early noise, but in the end, Boston came roaring back to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2. Tim Thomas made a great 5-hole save early on during the first Winnipeg power play on a tough shot, but the Jets later came roaring through the neutral zone before Boston knew what hit them, resulting […]

Bruins Overcome Two-Goal Deficit Against Sabres, Win Tenth Straight in Shootout

The Buffalo Sabres start fights. The Boston Bruins finish them. And they win games. Zdeno Chara‘s power play goal in the third period of Wednesday’s game in Buffalo completed a two-goal comeback, and Benoit Pouliot scored in the fifth round of the shootout to beat the Sabres, 4-3. The Bruins have now won 10 games […]

Bruins Finish Perfect Homestand with Shootout Victory over Blue Jackets

The Boston Bruins have shown that when they want to, they can play beautiful hockey, combining explosive scoring with punishing defense and near-perfect goal-tending. Thursday night at the TD Garden, the Bruins showed they can play ugly and still win. Sometimes, all you need is a goalie. Tuukka Rask made 30 saves in regulation and […]

Bruins’ November Roll Continues Against Buffalo

Boston just can’t be beaten lately. Not even close. On Saturday, their next victim was Buffalo. The Sabres lost 6-2, in a rough showing. It didn’t start that way, though. Boston had the majority of shots in the 1st, though it was Buffalo who struck first blood at 5:38 on a wrist shot from Thomas […]

Canes Storm Past Struggling B’s, 4-1

Fights are fantastic… but goals would be even better. Fists flew Tuesday night at TD Garden, with the Bruins racking up 70 penalty minutes on the night, the most since last February’s famously fight-filled feud with the Montreal Canadiens. The frustration level of the men wearing the spoked B has apparently bubbled over, and instead […]

Bruins Sign Forward Rich Peverley to 3-Year Extension

Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced Tuesday that the team has signed forward Rich Peverley to a 3-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2013-2014 season. The new deal will kick in next year when Peverley will earn $3,250,000. Since Rich Peverley arrived in Boston at last year’s trading […]

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 […]

Blown Tires: 3 1st-Period Goals Chase Luongo from Game 6 as Bruins Force Game 7

Lord Stanley’s Cup came to Boston, and all the Vancouver Canucks needed to do to win it Monday night at the Garden was play the same punishing offense and fantastic goal-tending that had won them Game 5 last Friday. Only problem: no one told Roberto Luongo. Luongo gave up three easy goals within the first […]

Bruins-Canucks Game 4 Rewind: Big Bad Bruins Are Back

After a 4-0 win in Game 4, the Bruins are just two wins away from their first Stanley Cup in 39 years. Here are a few more thoughts about what we saw in Game 4 and Game 3 here in Boston. Thomas’ Historic Run Continues Tim Thomas proved to the hockey world once again that […]

Bruins Rout Canucks To Tie Stanley Cup Finals Series 2-2

The Boston Bruins put together another rousing performance for the Garden faithful in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals, as they beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 to tie the series at 2 games apiece. In a game that had it all it was the man behind the mask who was the savior yet again. […]

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 […]