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Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Sunday 3/7

The Bruins (29-23-11) will go for their sixth straight road win this afternoon in Pittsburgh when they make their second stop on their seven-game road trip, taking on the defending champs, the Penguins (39-22-4). The Penguins have caught a hot streak as of late, especially at home, where they have earned points in seven straight […]

Canada 3, USA 2: Canada Narrowly Averts National Humiliation, Wins Gold Medal

Do you believe in dramatic yet predictable outcomes? Olympic hockey favorites Canada narrowly avoided losing on their home ice in their national sport to their hated rivals, the sixth-seeded Team USA, for the second time in a week, winning the gold medal on Sidney Crosby’s sudden-death overtime strike. In a tense, well-played, and dramatic game, […]

Americans Top Mighty Canadians, 5-3

The Vancouver Games have been dominated by the United States thus far, and that superior play carried over into the hockey rink Sunday night, as the highly anticipated battle of North America was finally staged at Canada Hockey Place: the heavily favored hosts from Canada, taking on the youthful, miracle-seeking United States. Led by a […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Saturday 11-14

The Bruins (8-7-3) will see their first repeat opponent of the young NHL season Saturday night, as they travel to the Steel City to face off against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins (12-7-0). Pittsburgh is in the midst of a 4-game losing streak, following their home defeat to the Devils Thursday night. This past […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Tuesday 11/10

“Sid the Kid” and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins visit the TD Garden this evening for a skate against the Bruins. Pittsburgh will be making their final stop on a cross-country four-game road trip, on which they are 1-2-0 thus far. The Penguins (12-5-0) sit in a tie atop the Eastern Conference, knotted […]

Bruins Stumble in Shootout Again

In last night’s home opener at the Garden, Patrice Bergeron received a thunderous ovation in his first game back in front of the home crowd. The Bruins’ intensity in the first period matched that of the crowd, but they were unable to capitalize against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. The Bruins managed to control the […]

Better Than We Thought

I must admit, as a long time fan, that this Bruins team is very surprising. I looked last night at clips of the past season and wonder how this team could be so bad in their own end. Their 3rd period collapses were so predictable that it becomes a running gag among the fans. So […]