// Simon Gagne

David Pastrnak and Bruins Weekly Roundup

Rookie Pastrnak shining In an effort to spark some offense from his roster, coach Claude Julien mixed up the lines and now has David Krejci centered between Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak. It’s worked well, as Pastrnak scored the first two goals of his career this weekend against the Flyers and added two more last […]

TJ Oshie and Bruins Weekly Roundup

TJ Oshie trade rumors Hockey fans fondly remember what “TJ Sochi” did in the Olympics last year, scoring on 4 goals in 6 shootout attempts against Sergei Bobrovsky and earning them the win over Russia. His heroic efforts made him a national hero and a reminder of how exciting and nail-biting shootouts can be. His […]

Bruins sign Gagne and Additional Notes

The Bruins officially announced Tuesday morning that they signed forward Simon Gagne to a one year, $600,000 contract. Gagne, who was invited to camp on a tryout basis, impressed Coach Claude Julien and GM Peter Chiarelli enough to warrant a roster spot. As a player, Gagne has been a talented goal scorer who can put […]

Bruins Lose Preseason Opener and Other Thoughts

The Bruins lost their first preseason game against the Montreal Canadiens in the Bell Centre last night 3-2, with goals from Matt Fraser and Ryan Spooner. The B’s put forth a lineup mixed with veterans as well as rookies and played well, losing only after the Canadiens snuck in a goal with less than a […]

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 […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Lightning, Monday November 22nd

The Bruins (11-5-2) hit the Sunshine State for a pair of pre-Turkey Day games this week, starting Monday night at the St. Pete Times Forum against the Tampa Bay Lightning (11-7-2). Boston had their three-game win streak snapped Saturday night, losing to the L.A. Kings in a shootout 4-3. The Kings opened up a 3-0 […]

Bruins Complete Epic Choke-Job, Lose to Flyers in Game 7

Up 3-0 in the second round series against the battered and bruised Flyers, the Bruins seemed to be flying high. They had improved to 7-2 in the playoffs at that point, and were just one win away from their first Eastern Conference Finals appearance since George Herbert Walker Bush was President in 1992. Then, David […]

Gagne Powers Flyers as Bruins Watch from the Box

This perfect picture is turning very blurry very fast for the Bruins. It would’ve been nice for them to come home and make it to the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Philadelphia Flyers while in Boston. Well the champagne is going to have to wait at least another night. As Boston fans, we expected […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Game 5

The Bruins will take their second shot at knocking the Flyers out of the Cup hunt tonight, as the series returns to the TD Garden for Game 5 with Boston enjoying a 3-1 lead. Boston had their chances to complete the four-game sweep of Philly on Friday night, but an overtime goal by Simon Gagne […]

Hold the Champagne: Bruins Can’t Close Out Flyers in Philly

Is it appropriate to sip the champagne when you win a second round series? Just what is the proper etiquette for such a situation in the NHL? Well, we’ll find out eventually, because the Bruins could not close out the Flyers in Phildelphia on Friday night in a 5-4 loss in overtime. The Bruins, of […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Game 4

The Bruins look to put the final nail in the Flyers’ coffin Friday, as they have their sights set on completing a four-game sweep at the Wachovia Center in Philly this evening. The Bruins are 16-0 all-time in series when leading 3-0, having swept 12 of the 16. But while the Flyers have been losing […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Game 1

Off we go, as the Bruins and Flyers match up in the second round of the NHL playoffs. The Flyers are here after an improbable 5-game whooping of Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils, while the B’s were able to get past Ryan Miller and the Buffalo Sabres in 6 games in order to […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Thursday 3-11

The Bruins (29-24-12) will face off with the Philadelphia Flyers (35-26-4) tonight at the Wachovia Center in a Winter Classic rematch. January 1st at Fenway, Marco Sturm’s overtime goal proved to be the game winner in the highly hyped New Year’s Day game on Yawkey Way. Tonight, it’s just another regular season game between two […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Monday 12/14

The TD Garden will host a Winter Classic preview this evening, as the Philadelphia Flyers (14-15-1) come to the Hub for a matchup with the Bruins (16-9-6). Boston is coming off a disappointing 3-2 overtime loss at the hands of the New York Islanders, a team the B’s just can’t seem to figure out this […]

Flyers Beat Bruins on Eve of Trade Deadline

In perhaps his final game as a Bruin, Manny Fernandez allowed four goals on 26 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Flyers. Fernandez, who will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, could be traded before Thursday’s deadline while the B’s search for defensive depth. Simon Gagne finished with two […]