May 1, 2 months ago

No end in sight with head scratching officiating

No end in sight with head scratching officiating

TAMPA — Remember Game 7 of the 2011 Eastern Conference Final between the Bruins and Lightning? Well, that game is obviously a distant memory and not just for Nathan Horton’s game-winner, but for a free-flowing, passionate and exciting ga…

Apr 30, 2 months ago

What we learned: Lightning strike back in Game 2

What we learned: Lightning strike back in Game 2

TAMPA — Well, Lightning didn’t strike twice for the Boston Bruins Monday night. The Tampa Bay Lightning proverbially brought the thunder by outmuscling and outworking the Black and Gold in front of their home crowd at Amalie Arena. The o…

Apr 30, 2 months ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins-Lightning Game 2

Game Day Preview: Bruins-Lightning Game 2

TAMPA — The Boston Bruins already accomplished one task by winning their first of two on the road to start their series with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Now, they look to put the Bolts in a deep 2-0 hole before the series shifts back to Boston. S…

Apr 29, 2 months ago

Charlie McAvoy looking more like Charlie McAvoy

Charlie McAvoy looking more like Charlie McAvoy

BRAMPTON, Fla. — He let the hockey world know that he arrived after being thrust into the spotlight against the Ottawa Senators last spring, and followed that up with a strong regular season worthy of Calder Trophy consideration. But it hasn&#…

Apr 28, 2 months ago

What we learned: Nash and Rask ‘task’ Game 1 win

What we learned: Nash and Rask ‘task’ Game 1 win

TAMPA — Even against a well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning squad, the Boston Bruins picked up right where they left off following their third period in Game 7 against the Maple Leafs Wednesday night. From Rick Nash and Tuukka Rask setting the tone…

Apr 26, 2 months ago

Jake DeBrusk picks a perfect time for his coming out party

Jake DeBrusk picks a perfect time for his coming out party

He has been one of the more prolific Bruins forwards through the first six games against the Maple Leafs. But Game 7, indeed, was Jake DeBrusk’s coming out party. The talented Bruins rookie winger, who notched five points (three goals, two ass…