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If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 7

Seven weeks of the season are gone. Most teams are more than a quarter of the way through the season by now, and while the separation of the Wildcard teams from the rest of the pack is starting to appear, things are still close. It’s especially tough in the Western Conference, where all of the […]

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 […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 6

Teams are rapidly approaching 20 games already, if they haven’t reached the mark already. The divisional races are getting closer, even Pittsburgh’s. The Wildcard races are pretty good too, especially in the East. A few teams may be thinking of ping pong balls already, but plenty still have postseason aspirations. With seedings shifting around all […]

Bruins Dominate Division-Leading Lightning Again

The Bruins once again dominated the best team in the division during an early Monday afternoon game. Boston beat the Tampa Bay Lighting by a score of 3-0. This is the Bruins’ third straight win after going through a tough five-game stretch in which they only won a single game. This game was also the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 5

Week 5 is over, and the standings have only gotten closer. There’s a three-way tie for the Atlantic Division. The three best Pacific teams are all within a point. In fact, only the Penguins have built up a decent lead so far in their division. There’s a slight push in the Wildcard races among some […]

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 […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 4

A month has gone by in the NHL, and the surprise teams are managing to keep up their momentum so far. Toronto and Colorado are division leaders still, while Carolina is still hanging in there behind Pittsburgh. Boston and Detroit, widely considered to be the best two teams in the Atlantic Division, are relegated to […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 3

Now three weeks into the season, there’s not much separation, though a few of the best teams are making an early mark. On average, the West has been getting more points, but the East has more games in hand. The Wildcard races in particular are quite packed, and teams like Colorado, Toronto and Carolina remain […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 2

The NHL season is now well underway, and as happens at this early stage, there are plenty of surprises. The Rangers can’t get anything going. The Avalanche are unbeaten. The Flames are hanging in there without Jarome Iginla. Toronto is doing well in the early going. Tim Thomas is looking to make his return worthwhile. […]

Tale of Two Cities: Toronto, Chicago Respond to Bruins’ Stanley Cup Loss

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, …it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had […]

Bruins Stun Leafs in Epic Comeback to Win Game 7 in OT

This is why you never leave the party early. Hope was all but lost and there was no wind left in the sails of any fan sticking around the TD Garden with less than 11 minutes to play in the Bruins’ season and down 4-1 to Toronto. Suddenly, the Bruins threw it into 4th gear. […]

Bruins Beat Maple Leafs 4-3 in OT Thriller, Lead Series 3-1

David Krejci hat trick goal in overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 4-3 win and a 3-1 series lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tuukka Rask was terrific in net for the Bruins, making 45 saves for the second straight game including 11 in overtime. Captain Zdeno Chara assisted on all four Bruins goals. After […]

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-2: Take 2-1 Series Lead

The Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 in a must win Game 3. The Bruins exhibited their playoff experience by bouncing back from their ugly Game 2 loss to score five goals in front of a sold out and very loud Air Canada Centre. David Krejci had two assists and added an empty net goal […]

Toronto Stronger? Maple Leafs Fan Mocks Boston Strong with Stupid Sign

Before the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 5-2 Monday night, a classy Maple Leafs fan made a fool of himself and his city, holding up a sign mocking Boston Strong, our city’s rallying cry after the Boston Marathon bombings: I think we have finally found the city to host the burial of Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Anyone […]

Bruins Crumple Leafs 4-1; Take 1-0 Lead

The Boston Bruins dominated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 in game 1 in front of a very loud TD Garden. The Bruins swarming and uptempo attack was too much to handle for the Leafs who were out shot 40-20. David Krejci led the way for the Bruins with a goal and two assists. Toronto’s James […]