// Zdeno Chara

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 […]

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. […]

Two-Goal Second Period Gives Thomas, Bruins 3-2 Lead In Eastern Conference Finals

The Tampa Bay Lightning held the Boston Bruins to just eight shots in the second period of Monday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the TD Garden. The Bruins only needed two. Goals by Nathan Horton and Brad Marchand in the second period gave the Bruins the lead, and Tim Thomas stopped 33 […]

Here We Go Again: Bruins Top Flyers For 3-0 Series Lead

The Flyers now have the Bruins right where they want them. I don’t need to tell you what happened last year, but if you need a reminder: Philly rallied from a 3-0 series deficit to topple the Bruins on their way eventually to a Stanley Cup berth. The Flyers and Bruins find themselves in the […]

It’s Time to Panic: Bruins Drop Game 2 To Habs

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara was a late scratch Saturday night against the Canadiens in Game 2 due to severe dehydration, and the B’s had an extremely difficult time adapting to life without their captain. The Canadiens, already armed with a 1-0 series lead, took advantage of the Chara-less B’s defense and scored two goals in […]

Zdeno Chara Hospitalized for Dehydration

Zdeno Chara was hospitalized Friday for dehydration. The Bruins confirmed this, and that Chara was still being attended to by their medical staff. Chara participated in Friday’s skate, but his status for Game 2 Saturday in Boston is up in the air. Chara played 25:06 in Game 1, but was more sluggish than usual, and […]

Bruins Drop Season Finale, Turn Focus to Montreal

In their final game of the regular season, the Bruins lost 3-2 to the Devils after taking some of the game off, but since 15 of the 16 seeds had already been wrapped up (including all eight East slots), they could afford to get the extra rest. New Jersey got on the board just 1:47 […]

Bruins Try to Shut Out Cancer at “Cuts for a Cause”

Shawn Thorton and 15 other Bruins took part in the fourth annual “Cuts for a Cause” Thursday at Ned Devines in Boston.  Winning bidders were able to shave their favorite Bruin’s head in front of a huge audience. Shawn Thorton, Dennis Seidenberg, Tyler Seguin, Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Chris Kelly, Rich […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Wednesday April 6th

The Bruins (44-24-11) return home to TD Garden to host another team from the Empire State tonight, as the New York Islanders (30-37-12) come to Boston. On Monday night, the B’s traveled to the Big Apple to face off with the Rangers. The first 30 minutes went according to plan, earning themselves a three goal […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Maple Leafs, Thursday March 31st

The Bruins (43-23-10) will round out the month of March this evening, hosting Phil Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs (35-32-10) at TD Garden. Boston made quick work of the defending champion Blackhawks Tuesday night, shutting them out 3-0 led by yet another stellar performance from goalie Tim Thomas. It was Thomas’s ninth shutout of […]

Thomas, Bruins Shut Out Blackhawks (And Their Playoff Hopes)

Some times it’s just nice to play spoiler. The Boston Bruins worked on doing that Tuesday night as they matched up against the Chicago Blackhawks. While the Bruins already secured it’s playoff spot, the Blackhawks needed a win to help them stay afloat in the race for eighth place in the Western Conference. Chicago is […]

Despite Good Performance, Bruins Fall to Rangers

The Bruins did pretty well defensively, but with a largely impotent offense, Boston fell to the New York Rangers 1-0. Tuukka Rask did well in goal, save for the one tip-in blemish. Just before, Michael Sauer of the Rangers, in the offensive zone, reached across the blue line to drag the puck towards him. Without […]

Bruins Hab Not Looked Better Against Montreal

Montreal came to Boston looking to make a statement, and instead they laid a giant egg. They collapsed like the U.S. economy. And after losing to Boston 7-0, Montreal’s divisional hopes may have gone up in smoke. There was sure a lot to salivate over, so let’s get to it. It didn’t take long for […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Canadiens, Thursday March 24th

There’s a slightly important hockey game happening at the TD Garden this evening… you may have already heard about it. Tonight, the sixth and final meeting of two storied rivals hits Causeway Street with Northeast Division supremacy lying in the balance, as the Bruins (40-22-10) host the hated Montreal Canadiens (40-27-7). There sure is plenty […]

Predators Top Bruins 4-3 in OT

In their first of two games without 19-goal scorer Brad Marchand, who was suspended for his hit on R.J. Umberger Tuesday night, the Bruins took the ice Thursday night against the Predators It was their first trip to Nashville since 2009. Despite the loss of Marchand, the Bruins managed to net three goals in regulation, but as […]