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Bruins Gaining Momentum Heading into the Olympic Break

With 21 goals in four games the Boston Bruins are amid a four game win streak and are looking to carry momentum into the winter Olympic break. Bruins vs. Islanders While the New York Islanders may not be the best of teams, actually they are one of the worst; they still seem to give the […]

Video: Former Bruins Goalie Tim Thomas Takes Hockey Stick to Carl Soderberg’s Head

On Tuesday night, former Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas stepped onto the TD Garden ice for the first time since he left the team in 2012. Let’s just say his reunion didn’t go nearly as swimmingly as that of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a few days earlier. Not only did Thomas surrender six goals […]

Bruins Reunion Week Off to Rocky Start

The aptly named “reunion week”, which will see the return of four prominent former Bruins to Boston, didn’t quite get underway the Bruins would have hoped. But, they still have two games left to right the ship and prove that general manager Peter Chiarelli made the right moves. Game 1 Tuesday night saw the Dallas […]

Tim Thomas Signs with Florida Panthers

Former Bruins goalie Tim Thomas is back in the NHL, this time with the Florida Panthers. Thomas, 39, signed a one-year deal, according to ESPN. The deal could be worth up to $3.75 million, with incentives. Thomas took last season off because he felt he needed a break, but it would appear he’s ready to […]

The B’s Are Back! A Look at the Bruins’ Goalies

Now, let’s take a look at the Bruins’ goalies: Goalies: Tuukka Time Tuukka Rask 2011-2012 stats: GP 23 W 11 L 8 OTL 3 GAA 2.05 SV% .929 SO 3 With Tim Thomas choosing to sit out this season, it’s Tuukka Time. Tuukka Rask, who has been plagued by injuries the last two seasons, will be […]

SoB Crystal Ball: Predicting 2013 More Successfully than the Mayans

Now that it’s finally clear the Mayans didn’t bring about the end of the world, SoB can get down to business making some predictions for the new year. What sort of predictions, you ask? Fearless ones. Bold ones. Zero regard for possible Patriots playoff jinxes. Projected presidential candidates running on the Papa John’s platform. Celtics […]

Is Tuukka Rask Ready to be the No. 1 Goalie for the Bruins?

Many people expected the Bruins to ink Tuukka Rask to a long-term deal this offseason, but instead he agreed to a one year deal worth $3.5 million. Rask had this to say when asked about signing a one year deal: “We figured that [the one-year deal] is best for both parties, and then if I […]

In Facebook Post, Tim Thomas Supports Chick-fil-A Owner’s Gay Marriage Stance

Tim Thomas won’t play hockey this year, but he won’t go away either. Here’s the latest gem on his Facebook page: “I stand with Chick-fil-A. Chick-fil-A is privately owned by the Cathy family. The company president, Dan Cathy, drew the wrath of gay rights advocates and supporters when he made recent statements that some have […]

Bruins Take Goaltender Malcolm Subban at 2012 NHL Draft

With their first round pick, you would think the Bruins would look for a goal-scoring forward with size to help a mediocre power play. They could also pick up a defenseman that could log on a solid amount of ice time. That was not the case, though, come late in the first round of the […]

Bruins Confirm Tim Thomas May Take Next Year Off

It appears Tim Thomas may already have played his final game for the Bruins. Despite having one year left on his contract, the Bruins goaltender will likely sit out the 2012-2013 season. When he expressed his feelings to Peter Chiarelli in May, Thomas conveyed that he has fatigue and would like to spend more time […]

Will the Bruins Trade Tim Thomas?

After a record-breaking 2010-2011 season in which he won the Conn Smythe and Vezina trophies, Tim Thomas was the goalie you wanted to have on your team. It didn’t matter if he faced seven shots or 70 shots; he would bring his A game night in and night out. His consistent play led the Bruins […]

Bruins Can’t Capitalize on Home Ice, Washington Wins Game 7 in OT

All seven games in this series were decided by one goal – the first time in the history of the NHL playoffs. Four of those games needed more than 60 minutes to be decided. Joel Ward was the hero for the Capitals in overtime just 2:57 into the extra set to send Boston home in […]

Bruins Can’t Solve Holtby; Series Heads to Boston Tied

For the Boston Bruins to beat the Washington Capitals, at some point they’ll need to beat Braden Holtby. The rookie goalie has averaged more than 35 saves per night in his first four playoff games, including a dominating 44-save night Thursday that powered the Capitals to a 2-1 victory at the Verizon Center, evening the […]

Photo: Tim Thomas Likes Ron Paul (Do You Care?)

Tim Thomas spent his off-day hanging out with a conservative/Libertarian group called Freedom Works, and showed off his support for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. How much did he enjoy himself there? Enough to take a photo with one of the supporters while holding up a Ron Paul bumper sticker…

Chara Blasts Bruins by Capitals in Game 3 Win

After two overtime thrillers began the first round series between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals, Game 3 followed suit with an exciting finish. But this one finished in regulation thanks to a big shot by Zdeno Chara that gave the Bruins a 4-3 win and a 2-1 lead in the series. With under two […]