Jan 24, 4 months ago

Jonas Gustavsson solid in surprise start

Jonas Gustavsson solid in surprise start

As Jonas Gustavsson was the lone goalie on the ice during the Bruins’ optional skate Saturday morning at TD Garden, it appeared that Tuukka Rask was in line to make his fifth consecutive start Saturday night when the Bruins hosted the Columbus…

Jan 22, 4 months ago

What we learned: Bruins’ sloppiness bites back in loss to Canucks

What we learned: Bruins’ sloppiness bites back in loss to Canucks

Coming into Thursday’s game against the Bruins, the Vancouver Canucks had allowed 177 shots on goal in their four previous contests. After their morning skate Thursday morning, Matt Bartkowski and the Canucks talked about puck management and m…

Jan 21, 4 months ago

Matt Bartkowski finding stability in Vancouver

Matt Bartkowski finding stability in Vancouver

Spending parts of five seasons with the Bruins, defenseman Matt Bartkowski had his ups and downs. From on ice struggles to bouncing in and out of the lineup, Bartkowski failed to grab a consistent role in Boston and stick with it. After struggling th…

Jan 15, 4 months ago

What we learned: Bruins hold third period lead

What we learned: Bruins hold third period lead

BUFFALO– As the Bruins finished their five-game road trip Friday night in Buffalo, they could have been walking into a much better situation had they held on to two third period leads in their previous two contests. In Monday’s loss to the Ne…

Jan 7, 5 months ago

Road to the Winter Classic: Episode 4

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The four-part Epix series concluded last night in what was an episode featured mostly around the Canadiens beat down of the Bruins on New year’s Day at Gillette Stadium. The episode was entertaining for sure. There was a lot to takeaway from th…

Jan 6, 5 months ago

Ryan Spooner continues to earn playing time

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Since Claude Julien took over as head coach of the Bruins for the start of the 2007-08 season, the now longest tenured coach in the league has preached defense first hockey. With a Stanley Cup title, a second Stanley Cup appearance and Presidents’ …