Dec 8, 5 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, 6 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, 6 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…

Nov 30, 6 months ago

Bruce Cassidy makes right call with Tuukka Rask

Bruce Cassidy makes right call with Tuukka Rask

It didn’t matter how pretty or how ugly. It didn’t matter how easy or how difficult. All that mattered was that in front of Tuukka Rask, the Bruins played well and in playing well, translated that into two points. They did both. After Sunday’s …

Nov 22, 6 months ago

What we learned: Khudobin, McAvoy shine in shootout win over Devils

What we learned: Khudobin, McAvoy shine in shootout win over Devils

Entering last week’s three-game swing through California, the Boston Bruins remained the lone National Hockey league team without back-to-back wins. After impressive victories in Los Angeles over the Kings and San Jose over the Sharks, the Brui…

Nov 10, 6 months ago

What we learned: Bruins suffer tough loss in Toronto

What we learned: Bruins suffer tough loss in Toronto

Entering the road portion of their home and home with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Bruins got some good news north of the border as both Brad Marchand and Noel Acciari returned from injury. The Bruins also lucked out as the Leafs were without star fo…