// Zdeno Chara

2014-2015 Bruins Preview: Defense

Any good coach will tell you that “defense wins championships” and that certainly strikes true in today’s NHL. All of the recent Stanley Cup winners have had very strong defensive cores and count on their guys to chip in in all three zones for their team to succeed. The Bruins under GM Peter Chiarelli have […]

Chad (Ochocinco) Johnson Wants to Fight Chara, Lucic (ICYMI)

Well by now, most of you have probably gotten pretty tired of Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson’s antics as an athlete. As a New England Patriot, he never failed to disappoint people with his on field and off field behavior. However, Johnson was relatively quiet until earlier this week when he made comments directed toward Milan Lucic […]

Video: Tuukka Rask is More Invincible Than You Thought

Tuuka Rask can literally stop shots fired out of a cannon. When Zdeno Chara, owner of the NHL’s hardest slap shot, is on your team this is exactly the type of hyperbole that one could expect to hear about Rask. But after a charity game in Finland some Boston fan may actually claim this to […]

Would the Bruins Ever Trade Zdeno Chara?

Well, would they? I mean Zdeno Chara has been far and away the best defensemen on the Boston’s squad and has been a top five defender since he joined the black and gold. However, keep in mind that the Chara is on the wrong side of 30 (37), and is set to make 7 million […]

Lord Stanley to Return to Boston in 2015, According to Las Vegas

Introducing your 2015 Stanley Cup champions…The Boston Bruins. Well at least that is what the odds makers at vegasinsider.com seem to believe. Not ones to revel in the past, Vegas bookmakers have released their odds for the 2015 Stanley Cup champions a mere three days after the Los Angeles Kings hoisted the vaunted trophy after […]

Explanation or Excuse? Bruins Played Through Rash of Injuries

Maybe the Boston Bruins advancing to the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year wasn’t such a guarantee after all. Or maybe that’s exactly what the Bruins want us to think. One day after getting unceremoniously ousted from the NHL playoffs by the Montreal Canadiens in a 3-1 Game 7 loss at home, the […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bruins Let Down City!

CLIFF NOTES * I have never seen bounces go so one way in a seven game series as the own goal off Chara proved. The Bruins allowed the Habs to dictate tone, pace, style of play the whole series – that falls on Clode. Its time for a complete overhaul. COACHING * I’m not going […]

Canadiens End Bruins’ Season with 3-1 Game 7 Victory

That’s all, folks. The Montreal Canadiens have ended the 2013-14 NHL season for the Boston Bruins, beating the B’s 3-1 in Game 7 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. After holding a 3-2 series lead, the Bruins couldn’t win either of the last two games to close out the series, getting trounced 4-0 in Montreal in Game 6 before […]

Bruins Have No Answer for Canadiens, Lose 4-0 in Game 6

Well, now we know how other teams felt all season long when they played the Bruins. From start to finish, Boston has dominated teams in every facet of the game during the whole regular season. We had better goaltending, could score goals, played physical, and played smart. However, last night was a different story. The […]

Bruins Eliminate Red Wings, Move on to Face Habs

The Bruins once again looked stellar in their game 5 domination over the Detroit Wings to close out the series with a 4-2 win and advance. Backed by offense provided by Loui Erikkson, Zdeno Chara, Milan Lucic and Jarome Iginla, they looked like the overall favorites that they are expected to be in terms of […]

Video: Bizarre Commercial Starring Bruins Zdeno Chara

When I say bizarre, I mean super incredibly jaw-droppingly mind-bogglingly what-the-heck-is-going-on wait-this-is-a-hockey-stick-brand-commercial? bizarre. Seriously:

Chara-Less Bruins Put Up Valiant Fight Against Blues

If you watched the first meeting between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues then you know the two teams play each other like two heavyweight contenders trading haymakers. That first meeting was on November 21, 2013. Since then not much has changed as both teams are still near the top of their respective […]

Bruins Catching Up On Much-Needed Rest

The Boston Bruins are doing what they can to get healthy before their extended layoff ends on Thursday night. The team has four days in between games which is their longest inactive stretch thus far this season. After playing eight games in 13 days including two back-to-backs the extended rest is much needed and well […]

Bruins Grind Out a Win Against Penguins

The Bruins continued their winning ways on Monday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they didn’t do so in the most thrilling fashion possible. After needing overtime to beat the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Boston once again needed extra time to take down the always potent Penguins. First Period The start of the game didn’t look […]

Zdeno Chara Struggled in Stanley Cup Finals, But Why?

After having a few days to reflect on game six of the Stanley Cup Finals, there is a lot to be proud of as a Bruins fan, but there is also a big reason why the Bruins struggled against the Chicago Blackhawks and that reason was 6’9 captain Zdeno Chara. Chara, who is a former […]