Mar 12, 2 years ago

Quick hits: Bruins and Lightning still knotted at one at two

Quick hits: Bruins and Lightning still knotted at one at two

Second period: Tonight is one of those nights Dougie Hamilton will want to forget. Tuukka Rask has had to come to the aid of Hamilton multiple times as Dougie has had some trouble in his own end. The middle 20 was dominated by the Lightning as they o…

Mar 6, 2 years ago

Bruins need to put excuses away and focus on hockey

Bruins need to put excuses away and focus on hockey

It took 65 minutes and eight rounds of the shootout for the Bruins night to end on a sour note. After blowing leads of 1-0 and 2-1, defenseman David Schlemko beat Tuukka Rask with a nifty move in the shootout to give the Flames the 4-3 victory. Schle…

Mar 4, 2 years ago

Trade for Max Talbot shows Bruins miss Shawn Thornton’s leadership

Trade for Max Talbot shows Bruins miss Shawn Thornton’s leadership

During the past two National Hockey League seasons the writing was on the wall. The once very valuable fourth line of the Boston Bruins was becoming a thing of the past. As the trio of Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton struggled thr…

Feb 24, 2 years ago

Quick hits: Bruins and Canucks remain knotted at one after 40

Quick hits: Bruins and Canucks remain knotted at one after 40

Second period: As we sit a week away from the trade deadline, one potential Bruins trade target is off the board as the Florida Panthers have traded forward Sean Bergenheim to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a third round pick. The Bruins totally …

Feb 22, 2 years ago

Bruins rebound after strange end to first period

Bruins rebound after strange end to first period

CHICAGO – Tuukka Rask was called for a delay of game penalty as he played the puck outside of trapezoid, Jonathan Toews scored a power play goal and Rask was once again called for a penalty — this time slashing. All of this came within the fi…

Feb 22, 2 years ago

Quick hits: Bruins extend lead, carry 6-1 advantage into third

Quick hits: Bruins extend lead, carry 6-1 advantage into third

Second period: A penalty filled first half to the period resulted in some exciting back and forth action for both teams. With the Bruins down a man thanks to a bench minor for too many men, the Blackhawks had a very good power play, but Rask (and the…