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Former Bruin Rich Peverley to Undergo Heart Surgery After Monday’s Collapse

Rich Peverley, former member of the 2011 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup team, collapsed on the bench on Monday, March 10th during a game between his team, the Dallas Stars, and the Columbus Blue Jackets. Members of the Dallas Stars’ medical team defibrillated Peverley’s heart. Thursday, March 12th, fans and friends learned that Peverley would undergo […]

Fresh Face gets Bruins back to Winning Ways

The Boston Bruins were able to avoid their first three-game losing streak of the season by holding off the Nashville Predators Thursday night in overtime. Boston has been struggling with injuries as of late, which helped contribute to the two-game losing streak that carried them into their game on Thursday night against Nashville. Then, the […]

Shawn Thornton’s 15-Game Suspension: Punishment Fits the Crime

Over the weekend, the NHL suspended Shawn Thornton 15 games for his incident with Brooks Orpik on December 7, 2013. In response for a hit from Brooks Orpik that sent Loui Eriksson home with a concussion, Thornton entered a scrum pulled Orpik to the ground and punched him twice in the head. Orpik had to […]

Bruins Still Scraping By After Shawn Thornton Incident, Other Injuries

For the second straight game the Bruins were able to secure a victory while only outplaying their opponent for one 20 minute period. After narrowly escaping Calgary with a 2-1 victory, which they won in the third period with two goals, it was clear the Bruins weren’t playing their best hockey. After winning in Toronto […]

Bruins Edge Rangers, Take Eastern Conference Lead

The Boston Bruins are now in first place in the division and the conference after eeking out a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. The Game The Bruins came into New York on the back end of a three game road trip that saw them go from Ottawa to Carolina and […]

Bruins 2013-14 Season Preview: Forwards

The Bruins open the 2013-14 season on Thursday, October 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden. Peter Chiarelli and Cam Neely have worked hard to keep the core of this group together, but young talent, salary cap constraints, and the Seguin Situation necessitated change up front. Nathan Horton, Tyler Seguin, Jaromir Jagr, Rich […]

Bruins Defeat Senators In Shootout 3-2

The Boston Bruins never led in the game, but came back to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in a shootout after trailing 2-0. David Krejci scored the game winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout and also had an assist to cap off his 400th career NHL game. Bruins net minder Tuukka Rask […]

Thomas Vanek’s Hat Tricks Caps Off Sabres Win Over Bruins

Thomas Vanek scored three goals (6) and added two assists (9) to lead the way for the Buffalo Sabres in their 7-4 victory and handing the Boston Bruins their first regulation loss of the season. Buffalo net minder Ryan Miller (3-2-1) had 38 saves in the win. Vanek set up the game winning goal by […]

Bruins Take Down Devils 2-1 in Shootout; Remain Unbeaten in Regulation

The Bruins beat the Devils 2-1 Tuesday night. Boston remains unbeaten at home, in regulation, and have taken at least one point in every game this season. It was a tough, heavy-hitting, playoff-style game at TD Garden. Playing in the second game of a back-to-back, the Bruins looked sluggish for most of the game. Shawn Thornton stepped […]

Bruins Start Season Strong with 3-1 Win Over Rangers

After the lengthy lockout we thought would never end, Boston finally got hockey back in the form of the Bruins hosting the New York Rangers to open up the season. Despite going 0-7 on the power play, the B’s pulled together a total team effort to earn the 3-1 victory over New York. Milan Lucic […]

The B’s Are Back! A Look at the Bruins’ 4th Line, Subs

Now, let’s take a look at the Bruins’ third line: 4th Line: Grit and Toughness LW- Daniel Paille - 2011-2012 stats: GP 69 G 9 A 6 PTS 15 +/- -5 PIM 15 C- Gregory Campbell - 2011-2012 stats: GP 78G 8 A 8 PTS 16 +/- -3 PIM 80 RW- Shawn Thornton - 2011-2012 stats: GP 81 G 5 A […]

Bruins 2012 Report Card: Thornton, Campbell, Paille, Caron

Easily one of the best fourth lines in the NHL for the second straight season, this line brings energy every single shift they get. Thornton and Campbell once again took on a big part of the team sparking role with well timed fights while Paille does his best work while penalty killing. Part of the […]

Bruins Comeback Finishes Regular Season on High Note

It was a statistically meaningless game, but that didn’t stop the Bruins from pulling out the stops, especially late, to build up some needed momentum going into the postseason. Everything started out so close; in fact each team had 12 shots in a scoreless 1st period. Boston started to pick things up later on, especially […]

Bruins and Shawn Thornton Agree to Two-Year Extension

After celebrating their 3-2 shootout victory over Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, the Bruins decided to keep Shawn Thornton around for a little longer. Boston signed the 34-year old forward to a 2-year extension worth $1.1 million per year thus keeping him from becoming an urestricted free agent at the end of this season. Thornton has […]

Bruins Finally Win Again

The horrid losing streak is finally over thanks to a 3-2 shootout victory over Philadelphia, but Philly still nearly pulled out an impressive victory. And with Boston so used to giving up the first two goals lately, it was refreshing to actually see Boston get on the board first for a change, thanks to Chris […]