// Tuukka Rask

Brad Marchand’s Hat Trick Boosts Bruins to 8-0 Win Over Panthers

Since starting the season 3-7, the Bruins can’t really find a way to lose. They entered Friday night’s clash with the Panthers as winners of 19 of their last 22 games, including one memorable blemish: a 2-0 loss to Florida back on Dec. 8. You have to imagine that despite the recent success, the Bruins must […]

Tuukka Time in Boston: Bruins Shut Out Kings 3-0

Injuries to captain Zdeno Chara and Steven Kampfer were not a factor in tonight’s victory over Los Angeles. Tuukka Rask was perfect in net and got his first shutout of the season as the Bruins defeated the Kings 3-0. Boston went on the power play on the first shift of the game and didn’t score yet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bruins Beat Leafs Again, Point Streak At 14 Games

The last time the Bruins had a regulation loss (back on Oct. 29), the Red Sox were without a manager, Julian Edelman hadn’t been arrested yet, and the NBA was still in a lockout with no end in sight. That trend continued Saturday night, with the Bruins taking down the Maple Leafs for the fourth […]

Red Wings Snap Bruins’ 10-Game Streak, Win in Shootout 3-2

The Detroit Red Wings (13-7-1, 27 pts) defeated the Bruins (13-7-1, 27 pts) on Friday afternoon, topping a red-hot Boston club 3-2 in a shootout to end the B’s ten-game winning streak at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. The contest was well played throughout the entire match, with several minutes of continuous play, precision skill, focused […]

Bruins Finish Perfect Homestand with Shootout Victory over Blue Jackets

The Boston Bruins have shown that when they want to, they can play beautiful hockey, combining explosive scoring with punishing defense and near-perfect goal-tending. Thursday night at the TD Garden, the Bruins showed they can play ugly and still win. Sometimes, all you need is a goalie. Tuukka Rask made 30 saves in regulation and […]

Triple-Double: Bruins Hang Six Goals on Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers survived the Boston Bruins’ first two-goal period Thursday night at the TD Garden. They couldn’t survive the second. Or the third. The Bruins scored twice in all three periods Thursday, powering them to a 6-3 victory over the once-streaking Oilers. The Bruins have now scored 24 goals in their last four games.

Video: Daniel Paille Suffers Broken Nose From Slapshot in Bruins’ 6-2 Win

The Bruins are on a roll, finally. So is Tuukka Rask. On the heels of the first two-game win streak of the season, the B’s played host to the New York Islanders on Monday night, and continued finding the back of the net in a 6-2 win. Rask earned his first win of the season […]

Bruins Mostly Flat in Loss in Montreal

Boston’s highly disappointing start to the season continued Saturday in Montreal, as they fell 4-2 to the hated Habs. The Bruins had a few moments, though for the most part they were rather lackluster. After some early energy, Boston got sloppy with the puck. After some assistance from the referees on a questionable holding call […]

Introducing “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag” Episode 1

Greetings SoB readers, Welcome to the first edition of what I’m tentatively calling “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag”. I’d be lying if I said I knew what this really was, or what it will turn into in the future, but it should be fun. For starters, I don’t love the word “Mailbag” or I’d just […]

Canes Storm Past Struggling B’s, 4-1

Fights are fantastic… but goals would be even better. Fists flew Tuesday night at TD Garden, with the Bruins racking up 70 penalty minutes on the night, the most since last February’s famously fight-filled feud with the Montreal Canadiens. The frustration level of the men wearing the spoked B has apparently bubbled over, and instead […]

Milan Hejduk Hands Rask First Loss of Season

The Bruins won over 60 percent of their faceoffs Monday against the Colorado Avalanche at the TD Garden. One of the few they lost came back to haunt them. Avalanche right winger Milan Hejduk scored with eight minutes gone in the third after teammate Peter Mueller won a faceoff in the Bruins’ zone, and goalkeeper […]

Bruins Den: The Season Really Begins This Week

Welcome to the first edition of the weekly Boston Bruins capsule, where the previous week’s Bruins action will be recapped, the top storylines of the team highlighted, the coming week’s games previewed, and news from around the league (usually involving Matt Cooke and Roberto Luongo) provided, all so you can sound intelligent at the office […]

2011 Bruins Preview: Goaltenders

With the Bruins’ training camp just getting underway, Sports of Boston will be previewing the goaltenders, defensemen and forwards. As last season’s playoffs proved, a hockey team’s success hinges on the quality of its goalie. A good goalie can bail out a poor defense, kill penalties single-handedly and frustrate even the fastest, craftiest shooters. A […]