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Video: Tim Thomas Fights Alex Burrows in Bruins-Canucks Game 4

Tim Thomas isn’t afraid defend his turf. You may remember his check on Henrik Sedin in Game 3. In Game 4, he took it to a whole new level. Pest Alex Burrows, who famously bit Patrice Bergeron and was not punished for it, was in front of the net on a Canucks power play late […]

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 […]

Bruins-Lightning Game 7: What’s at Stake

Wednesday night, I found myself bartending at my local pub waiting for the Bruins game to begin. As I began to prep for my shift at seven o’clock, one by one, fan after fan dawning the colors black and gold filed through the doors to witness what could be history in the making. Upon serving customers, I couldn’t help […]

Why I Hate the Montreal Canadiens

The regular season is over and our Boston Bruins proved that they can hang with the big boys in the conference, finishing with the #3 seed.  Now it’s time for the playoffs, and their first opponent…the Montreal Canadiens. I am a proud American and love my country.  I am forever thankful to my forefathers in […]

Blackhawks Clinch Stanley Cup in Overtime Thriller

In one of the strangest ways to end a title-winning game, the Blackhawks defeated the Flyers in overtime 4-3, Wednesday night, clinching their first championship in 47 years. Patrick Kane slid his shot right through Philadelphia goalie Michael Leighton four minutes into overtime in a way that only he could see it go in the […]

The Couch Potato Report: C’s, Sox, and Geeks Spelling Words

Another page on the calendar has turned. We are now into June, known commonly as a month for the birth of summer, the height of wedding season, and unfortunately, the beginning of the lackluster summer television season. Many of our favorite TV shows have wrapped up with their season finales, or in some cases, series […]

The Couch Potato Report: Supersized Long Weekend Edition

UPDATE: Celtics Advance to NBA Finals, Beat Magic 96-84 Memorial Day weekend has finally arrived. As the unofficial start of summer, at least in my book, this weekend will surely be loaded with outdoor barbecues, families taking the covers off their swimming pools, and parades down the main streets of towns everywhere. Mother Nature is […]

The Pressure’s On for the Bruins

86. 31. 22. These three numbers represent, in years, the length of the championship droughts of the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, and the Boston Celtics, respectively until they won their most recent (or most recent string of) championship(s). Now, those numbers are a just memory, a fact to look up on Wikipedia […]

What Could Have Been: Joe Sakic

On Thursday, two days after turning 40, Joe Sakic, the storied center of the Colorado Avalanche and Team Canada, announced his plans to retire from hockey. In light of this announcement, which will have an extensive impact on the entire National Hockey League, let’s journey back into history. This trip is not to recount all […]

Recchi Re-signs With Bruins, Brings Cup-Sized Expectations

Last Thursday, Mark Recchi, who joined the Bruins on March 4 as the result of a midseason trade, re-signed with Boston, coming to terms on an incredibly cap-friendly one-year $1 million extension. Recchi, who says this will be his final season, will return to the Bruins with not only 545 career regular season goals and […]