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Connelly’s Top Ten: Thanks for the Fun Run Bruins

1. General: * The Bruins are one of the most likeable teams in memory * Not often do you see both goalies pulled within a 20 second period * Inexcusable this day and age to have bad ice * Shouldn’t have been up only 1-0 after one period * Comeback against Toronto was one for […]

Connellys Top Ten: Bruins Against Wall

After lightening struck my street Monday – just getting computer back (though sadly my big screen TV RIP) 1. Some notes from the Bruins: * Are the Blackhawks starting to look weak side (similar to Vancouver taking advantage of Tim Thomas aggressive nature) * Not for nothing but under the category of you never know […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Blast Blackhawks

1. Bruins: Offense * Seguin’s best game as a Bruin * Bruins are a great overtime team * Jagr is 0-51 shooting in the playoffs (he’s getting closer though) * Peverley won 9 of 11 faceoffs / Kelly lost 10 of 16 faceoffs * Ten hits for Lucic * No power play goals for either […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Krug Gives Hawks Life, Daugavins Doesn’t Shoot

1. Bruins Offense: Lucic on fire (trade him) How does Chris Kelly play 29 shifts for 27:47 and not get a shot on the net? Marchand had to handle that breakaway pass in the third Jagr winning a lot of pucks on the boards I think Seguin’s skating prowess is overrated – he doesn’t beat […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Get the Brooms Ready

1. Tuukka: * 2 goals in 110 shots * Took a spear from Dupois 2. Bruins Offense: * Bergeron great move to the inside * Bruins 0-5 on power play * Another post for Horton * Marchand got what he deserved on the slash to the back of his legs * Talked about this on […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Up 2-0

1. Bruins Offense: * Bruins scored in 28 seconds of first period / 27 second of the third period * Crazy drop pass team * Love how the trailing forward is peeling off into space for a cross ice pass * Bruins defense has 14 goals in the postseason * Nathan Horton had 13 goals […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Outclass Punk Penguins

1. Game 1 Recap: Bruins * Rask was A+ – that is world class goaltending * Krejci, Bergeron and Kelly were 24-10 on faceoffs * Jagr is 0-40 shooting in the playoffs * One of Lucic’s worst games, coughing up the puck everywhere * Rask’s mask is bedazzled * Shawn Thornton might be too slow […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Let the Playoffs Commence (again)

1. Bruins: * I feel any team that plays for their conference championship has had a successful season * Neidmeyer dead, Wormer dead, Matt Cooke dead * Crosby-Louganis * Malkin, Letang, Crosby, Iginla, Neal are all averaging more than a point a game in the playoffs * Matt Cooke with 18 penalty minutes so far […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Rask Falls on Face

1.Bruins: Goalie * Did Rask faint on the last goal? He is falling face first into the ice instead of standing up * Did he need his skates sharpened – he was all over the place * In the playoffs, a goalie has to be extra cautious and hug the post even when his own […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Up 2-0

1. Bruins: * Krug is skating like Bobby Orr – the between the legs and later the handling of the puck with skates was amazing skill * Of the three young defensemen – Hamilton is third * Boychuck and McQuiad can’t keep shooting the puck into Rangers shin pads * Great Malacchi Crunch reference from […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Keep Rolling

1. Bruins: * Are you kidding me NBC with that announcer – guy couldn’t work in a library * Crowd was dead * What did Lucic score on the Wonderlic – don’t let him touch the puck in his own end * Did Pierre really call Seguin a sniper? * Bruins set a record on […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Wow! Special Boston Sports Moment – Enjoy!

1. Bergeron: Is Patrice Bergeron approaching a career in which his number is retired? (I admit that I said he was overpaid three years ago) 2. Faceoffs: Wow! 43 to 18 * Bergeron won 16 out of 22 * Peverley won 7 of 9 * Kelly won 6 of 7 * Colborne lost all 9 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Boston Teams Continue To Lose

1. Bruins: * As pointed out by many – yet another closeout game that the Bruins lose * I have never seen a team miss the net as much as the Bruins * Jagr, Seguin and Marchand 0-63 on shots * Lucic can skate when he wants to – still the turnovers though * When […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bad Weekend for Boston Sports

1. Red Sox: Sox are 6-9 against teams over .500 / 14-2 against teams under .500 2. Celtics: Paul Pierce’s last Celtic series / game * Game 6 – 1-9 shooting first half / 6 turnovers / * Series – 36% from the field / 27% from three point land / 32 turnovers / 2-16 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Thrive, Celtics Alive, Red Sox in Drive

1. Bruins: * There is a direct relation between Lucic’s hits and effectiveness * The spear on Seguin by Phaneuf demands retribution * Boston 1-5 on power play that’s better than usual in the postseason * Need to win two rounds for season to be success 2. Celtics: * Why not to bet – Celtics […]