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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 […]

Two-Goal Third Gives Bruins First Winning Streak Since January

The Boston Bruins have rarely played “complete” hockey over the last two months, alternating losses with frustrating, indecisive victories. And on those few occasions when they submitted a complete game, they never followed it with a second. No more. The Bruins capitalized on two goals in the final period Thursday night at TD Garden, beating […]

Thomas Relieves Injured Rask, Falters Against Islanders

The Boston Bruins have needed no one’s help to play lazy, lackadaisical, .500 hockey since mid-January. But Saturday afternoon against the New York Islanders, they got a little help from the referees. A possibly uncalled icing penalty late in the third led to a tie-breaking goal by center John Tavares, and Evgeni Nabokov saved 32 […]

Bruins Survive Late Meltdown to Down Senators

It was a tough start and finish for Boston, but they had enough meat in the middle to finish off the win in Ottawa, 5-3. Boston did get one chance with immediate pressure, but did nothing with it except give up pressure themselves. Erik Karlsson took advantage, surprising Tim Thomas just 1:10 into the game. […]

Can the Baby B’s Help Out the Bruins?

Last season’s cup run was amazing in many different ways for the Bruins. One way that was extremely over looked maybe until now was how healthy the Bruins were during the season and for the entire playoff run. Now with the club struggling to stay consistent and Nathan Horton out for who knows how long and Rich Peverley out […]

Rangers Beat Bruins 3-2 in Last Seconds of Overtime

The Rangers stunned the Bruins Saturday with a last second goal in overtime 3-2. Sixty minutes wasnt enough time to have a winner in the game. It was a slow start to the game with no goals in the first period. The Rangers took the first lead in the second but the Bruins responded with […]

Bruins’ Fourth Line Carries Team Past Devils

Good things come to those who wait. The Boston Bruins waited five games to get back Brad Marchand. They waited two games to get back Rich Peverley. And they waited 63 minutes Thursday night before finally solving the New Jersey Devils’ stout defense and even more stout goalie, Martin Brodeur. Once the waiting period ended, […]

Bruins Explode in Third Period, Rally Past Jets

The Bruins came into their Tuesday night game with the Winnipeg Jets (20-16-5) looking to get back into the win column after a rough game and loss to the rival Vancouver Canucks on Saturday evening. They were without Brad Marchand, who received a controversial and highly publicized 5-game suspension for his hit on Sami Salo. […]

Bruins Top Brodeur, Devils 6-1

The Bruins  have been so good this season, they lead the NHL in goals per game (3.43), goals allowed per game (1.91), and goal differential (+60). Simply put, they are the best team in the NHL. That’s why their 4-2 loss last Saturday against the Stars was so surprising, though it is impossible (except in […]

Sputtering Bruins End Losing Streak in Columbus

It took a while to get on track in this game and the past few games, but the Boston Bruins finally started a new winning streak in Columbus, taking the win 5-3. Starting the game, it looked like Boston’s losing streak would be pushed to three games; just 5:46 in, the Blue Jackets took the […]

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 Get Trapped in Winnipeg, Fall to Jets 2-1

Boston returned to Winnipeg for the first time since 1995 and The Jets spoiled the return with a 2-1 win over the Bruins. The Bruins took a four game winning streak into tonight’s game in Winnipeg looking to beat a team riding a two game winning streak. It was a tough game for Boston playing […]