August 1st, 2013 by

Bruins Top 10 Games of 2013: Regular Season No. 2

Bruins Top 10 Games of 2013: Regular Season No. 2

Throughout the next two weeks Bruins Daily will be taking a look at some of the Bruins best games of the 2013 season. This week we will focus on the top five games of the regular season while next week we take a look at the Bruins top five games of the 2013 playoffs.

Today we take a look at the Bruins third best regular season game of 2013.

New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins, January 19, 2013

Once the National Hockey League and it’s players’ agreed to a new CBA and the lockout was officially ended, Bruins fans anxiously awaited the first Bruins game of the 2013 season. That game came on a frigid Saturday night in Boston where the Bruins hosted the star-powered New York Rangers.

Goals by Milan Lucic and Daniel Paille, followed up by a key insurance goal from Johnny Boychuk capped off a 3-1 Bruins opening night win. Tuukka Rask made 20 saves in his first start of the post-Tim Thomas era. Rick Nash scored the lone goal for the Rangers in his first game as a blueshirt.

Teams didn’t have much time between the first date they were allowed to practice with coaches and opening night, but that didn’t seem to slow down either team in this entertaining game.

“That’s also one of the things we tried to touch up on this week of practice, is go over our systems again and getting back to being defensively sound and having those good, quick breakouts, and even being quick in the neutral zone,” Lucic said.

“So it was great to see that everyone was fired up for this game, especially against one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference and all of the NHL, and it was good to see that we rose to the occasion.”

Here are the highlights

 

Share "Bruins Top 10 Games of 2013: Regular Season No. 2" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in Top 10 Games of 2013
Mar 28, 7 hours ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Predators

Seven games remain for the Boston Bruins with six of those contests being played on Causeway Street. Tonight, the Nashville Predators come to town fresh off a 2-1 win the night before against the Islanders – a huge benefit to the Bruins who sti…

Mar 27, 1 day ago

Though healthy, Bruins would be wise to monitor Tuukka Rask

This may not please the crowd of Tuukka Rask detractors, but any possibility of him losing his No. 1 spot to Anton Khudobin – who has won his last five starts – was put to bed by Bruce Cassidy following Monday’s practice at Warrior …

Mar 26, 2 days ago

Life is Riley; Nash playing role of unlikely savior

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Entering Saturday’s game with the Islanders, the Bruins really needed a victory and for some important players to come through. The usual suspects, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Zdeno Chara, David Pastrnak and David K…