Playoff CentralJun 4, 2 years ago

Bruins dominate Game 2 to take 2-0 series lead back home

Bruins dominate Game 2 to take 2-0 series lead back home

Much to the surprise of many, the Bruins are heading home after two games in Pittsburgh with a two-games-to-none lead in their Eastern Conference Finals series with the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins. After a 3-0 shutout of the Penguins in Game 1, the Br…

Playoff CentralJun 2, 2 years ago

Game 1 brings out physicality in Bruins and Penguins

Game 1 brings out physicality in Bruins and Penguins

In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals the Pittsburgh Penguins tried to play the Bruins game, a move that didn’t work out very well for the East’s number one seed. The Pens showed up to Game 1 and played a physical game, something they’re n…

Playoff CentralMay 31, 2 years ago

Full week of rest helps Bruins as Penguins loom

Full week of rest helps Bruins as Penguins loom

When the puck drops Saturday night at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh for the Eastern Conference Finals it will mark exactly one week since the Bruins last skated in a game.  A whole week is a long time to wait between games, especially durin…

Playoff CentralMay 29, 2 years ago

Five keys to a Bruins series victory over the Penguins

Five keys to a Bruins series victory over the Penguins

For the second time in three seasons the Bruins will appear in the Eastern Conference Finals; this time the Bruins will take on the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins as the series is set to kick off Saturday evening in Pittsburgh. The Bruins and Penguin…

Playoff CentralMay 26, 2 years ago

Depth helps propel Bruins to Eastern Conference Finals

Depth helps propel Bruins to Eastern Conference Finals

In the five games it took for the Bruins to eliminate the New York Rangers in their Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup, the Bruins scored 16 times. Of those 16 goals, 11 came from a combination of three Bruins defensemen and two fourth-liners. Roo…

Playoff CentralMay 21, 2 years ago

Rangers enter Game 3 in familiar territory

Rangers enter Game 3 in familiar territory

Three weeks ago in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series with the Washington Capitals the Rangers dropped the first two games of the series in Washington before heading home to New York where they were victorious in Game 3 and Game 4. With th…