Dec 19, 2 months ago

A pair of firsts for Charlie McAvoy

A pair of firsts for Charlie McAvoy

It started with a fight and ended with an assist. By the time the final buzzer sounded, Charlie McAvoy notched another pair of firsts. Fifty-three seconds into the third period of Monday’s 7-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, McAvoy drop…

Dec 15, 2 months ago

Wilson’s takedown of Marchand “unnecessary” says Cassidy

Wilson’s takedown of Marchand “unnecessary” says Cassidy

All it took was one shift for Tom Wilson to draw the Bruins attention. The pesky forward exchanged words with the Bruins as he completed his opening shift. It was much of the same for the remainder of the night between Wilson and the Bruins. Any time…

Dec 9, 3 months ago

DeBrusk earns teammates respect for fight with Cizikas

DeBrusk earns teammates respect for fight with Cizikas

With Calder Trophy candidate Mathew Barzal in town for the first time in his professional career, there’s been a lot of chatter surrounding who is here, and who could have been here. Going back to the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, the Bruins found themsel…

Dec 8, 3 months ago

David Backes bringing consistency back into his game

David Backes bringing consistency back into his game

As the Bruins continue to get bodies back as they inch towards a completely healthy roster, head coach Bruce Cassidy and company are looking for consistency. From on ice play, to the same trio of forwards across the four lines, consistency will be ke…

Dec 7, 3 months ago

What we learned: Backes leads Bruins past Coyotes

What we learned: Backes leads Bruins past Coyotes

Anytime you’re looking to begin a new win streak, hosting the Arizona Coyotes is always a good start. It wasn’t as smooth of a 60-minute effort as it should have been, but the Bruins will take the two points and carry on into Saturday&#…

Dec 5, 3 months ago

What we learned: Defensive mistakes, early deficit too much to overcome

What we learned: Defensive mistakes, early deficit too much to overcome

Just over four minutes into the second period of Tuesday’s loss to the Nashville Predators, the Bruins found themselves in a deep 4-0 hole. Despite eventually cutting the Predators’ lead to one, the Bruins couldn’t get that extra push, ultimate…