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Bruins-Canucks Game 3 Rewind: Thomas Deserves Conn Smythe

Here’s some additional thoughts on Monday night’s 8-1 win for the Bruins in Game 3. Thomas For MVP? Tim Thomas finished Game 3 with 40 saves on 41 shots, with Vancouver edging Boston for shots on goal 41-38. He seems to only get better as the pressure has built, and I tweeted last night that […]

Nathan Horton Has Severe Concussion, Will Miss Rest of Stanley Cup

Bruins forward Nathan Horton suffered a severe concussion when he was hit in the head by Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome during Monday’s Game 3, an 8-1 win for the B’s. He will now miss the rest of the Stanley Cup Finals. Horton, who has 8 goals and 9 assists in the playoffs, was leveled five […]

Bruins Triumph in 8-1 Bashing of Canucks in Game 3

The Boston Bruins created a whole new meaning for the term “home ice advantage” on Monday night in an 8-1 bashing of the Vancouver Canucks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. This game was labeled a must-win for the B’s, as they were staring down the possibility of a 3-0 series deficit if […]

Burrows Scores 11 Seconds into OT to Give Canucks 3-2 Win; Bruins Down 0-2

Alex Freaking Burrows. The Vancouver Canucks could not have asked for a better night for their little biter in their 3-2 overtime win against the Boston Bruins Saturday night. Burrows was involved in all three of the Canuck goals, tallying up two goals and an assist on Hart Trophy finalist Daniel Sedin’s 9th playoff goal […]

Bruins Stanley Cup Game 1 Report Card: Thomas Great, Recchi Too Old

Quick Thoughts: Well, from a Boston Bruins perspective, one can chose to look at Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals two ways: 1. A wasted opportunity. A game that easily could be had — given Tim Thomas and his heroic efforts. Thomas won’t be able to replicate that performance throughout the series. Lastly, and most importantly, Boston […]

Video: Alex Burrows Bites Patrice Bergeron in Game 1, Not Punished

We know both teams are hungry for the Stanley Cup, but Canucks winger Alex Burrows took that hunger to a whole new level. Sometime near the end of the first period in between whistles, Burrows bit Patrice Bergeron’s finger while the two were being separated by an official. Yep, he bit him. While it wasn’t nearly […]

Raffi Torres Goal with 18.5 Left in Third Gives Canucks Stanley Cup Game One Victory

It was a classic goalie battle Wednesday night as the Stanley Cup finals began at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. No Canuck could get past Tim Thomas, but neither could any Bruin get past Robert Luongo. Both were impenetrable walls, denying any and every shot. Sticks, skates, helmets, gloves, whatever it took to block the puck. […]

Horton’s Game 7 Series-Clinching Goal Sends Bruins to Stanley Cup Finals

The Boston Bruins will compete in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 21 years after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. This marks the 9th time since 2002 that Boston will be represented in a Championship game in one of the four major professional […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 26

After a long season, the playoff bracket will be set Sunday night, quite possibly in the final game between Dallas in Minnesota. Even with half a week to go, only the three Western divisions have been clinched; no other Western slot has been clinched. Buffalo and New York are still hanging onto their spots, but […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 25

It’s almost time for the playoffs, and five of the spots have been locked up so far. But only Vancouver has clinched a division, and they’ve even clinched their conference, and their magic number is down to four points to clinch the President’s Trophy. It’s still pretty packed out West otherwise, though Chicago and the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 24

No more than ten games remain for anyone, yet only three playoff spots have been officially wrapped up, and only one of those a division. The excitement continues to be in the middle of the West’s pack, where three points separate #5 from #10. A maximum of three points separate any playoff team from the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 23

We’re coming up on the last 10 games of the season, and it’s just as exciting as it ever was. If it weren’t for those games in hand, Philadelphia would be in trouble. Vancouver isn’t too far away from clinching that President’s Trophy. It’s still a logjam out West, and Anaheim is just one win […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 22

Only one month remains in the season, and there’s still a lot to be hashed out. The Devils are still making an improbable run. Five points separates #4 from #11 out west. Even the Flyers aren’t safe, with Boston and now Washington right behind them. One of the few sure things right now appears to […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 21

No more than 20 games remain for any team, so we’re in the final quartile of the season now. And this late, the top story continues to be the logjam out West between #4 and #11, if not further down. Even one more victory by the Predators (#9) would vault them up to #5. But […]

Bruins top NHL-leading Canucks

The Boston Bruins traveled to Milan Lucic’s hometown of Vancouver for a Saturday night matchup against the NHL-leading Canucks. In front of his friends and family, Lucic scored the game-winning goal and had two assists in the 3-1 victory. “It was awesome,” Lucic told reporters after Saturday night’s game. “It was definitely the perfect ending […]