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Penguins Handle and Hurt Bruins 5-2

The Bruins once again started the game slow getting down three goals in the first period. Tim Thomas didn’t look sharp again playing in back to back days. Marty Turco made his Bruins debut in relief of Thomas and played well considering the situation. Injuries continue to hurt the Bruins, Adam McQuaid, Max Sauve, and […]

Bruins Comeback Falls Short, Lose 4-3 to Washington

Maybe three consecutive victories is just a little too much to ask for from the Boston Bruins. On Saturday the first attempt at that feat in 2012 came up short, as the banged up team suffered a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. 1st Period There wasn’t a great feel in at the TD Garden […]

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 […]

Bruins Bounce Back with 5-4 Win in Toronto

The Bruins escaped Toronto with a 5-4 victory Wednesday, improving to 5-0 against the Leafs this season. Goals coming from the top and bottom of the line-up helped the Bruins get the win. Jordan Caron is in the middle of his best stretch of pro hockey, with three goals in the last two games. The Leafs hung […]

First Place Rangers Distance Themselves From Bruins With 4-3 Win

The Bruins fell to the Rangers 4-3 in a Sunday matinée in New York. Once again the Bruins out shot their opponents by a significant number and come up short. Henrik Lundqvist played some of his best hockey against the Bruins, with 30 saves this afternoon helping the Rangers to a victory. Tim Thomas wasn’t […]

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 Shut Out at Home, 1-0 to the Senators

The Senators came into Boston and shut the Bruins out 1-0. Erik Karlsson scored the only goal of the game on the power play in the first period. The Bruins had 32 shots on goal, but once again struggled to put goals on the board. The power play unit went 0-4, including a last chance in […]

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. […]

Bruins Bring Offense to St. Louis, Beat Blues 4-2

The Bruins beat the Blues 4-2 in regulation. Boston had an offensive explosion in the first period with three goals, but the Blues answered with two goals of their own in the first 20 minutes. Brad Marchand added a third period goal on a breakaway to seal the deal, his second goal of the game. […]

Bruins Held Scoreless Against Wild for 2nd Straight Loss

The Bruins failed to score in a 2-0 loss to Minnesota. With Rich Peverley and Nathan Horton out with injuries, the offense struggled again. The Wild benefited from two second period goals and that was all they needed in this one. The Bruins are getting the chances (48 shots Sunday) but can’t find ways to […]

Thomas Remains Perfect in Shootouts, Bruins beat Habs 4-3

The Bruins escaped Montreal with a shootout win 4-3. The Bruins took a 3-1 lead into the third period with goals from Andrew Ference, Benoit Pouliot and Patrice Bergeron, but later found themselves in a shootout. Sloppy play in the third period let the Habs back into the game, and nearly lost the game for […]

It’s Been Target Practice for the Boston Sports Media

This is “The Dead Zone” in the sports calendar. It begins the Monday after the Super Bowl and usually ends with the opening tip-off of March Madness. Included in that Dead Zone is the charade of pitchers and catchers playing long toss in late February while local media members take advantage of the timing to […]

Lundqvist Shuts Out Bruins; Rangers Extend East Lead

If love was in the air on Valentine’s Day at the TD Garden Tuesday night, the Bruins weren’t feeling it. They had a chance to send the Garden faithful home happy by making up some ground on the East-leading New York Rangers, but instead, the B’s lost 3-0. The Rangers have now won their fourth […]

What We Learned This Week: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Week of 2/5 – 2/12/12 This was a week filled with curious and controversial decisions like Kevin Youkilis popping the question to Tom Brady’s sister, Rob Gronkowski partying like he’s on the Jersey Shore right after losing the Super Bowl, and Tom Brady’s wife publicly blaming the receivers for blowing the big game. What could go […]

Bruins Turn Predators Into Prey in Saturday Matinee

The Bruins had to hold their breath late into another game on their shaky stretch, but in the end, they got the job done against Nashville, 4-3, in a shootout. The Bruins did keep up the offense, but Tim Thomas didn’t have the best day against a Nashville offense that didn’t get more than seven […]