Dec 31, 7 months ago

Jimmy Hayes’ homecoming continues at Winter Classic

Jimmy Hayes’ homecoming continues at Winter Classic

FOXBORO — Another dream and another reality for Dorchester’s own Jimmy Hayes. Nearly six months ago, General Manager Don Sweeney acquired Hayes from the Florida Panthers in exchanged for Reilly Smith and the contract of Marc Savard. At …

Dec 31, 7 months ago

Six years later, Tuukka Rask gets the start at Winter Classic

Six years later, Tuukka Rask gets the start at Winter Classic

FOXBORO — Although he was seeing ice time in his first year in Black and Gold during the 2009-10 season, Tuukka Rask had to wait his turn as Claude Julien tabbed Tim Thomas to start at the Winter Classic. Six years later, he will get the nod a…

Dec 31, 7 months ago

Apologetic Marchand frustrated about three-game ban

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FOXBORO — The last thing Brad Marchand wanted to do was put his teammates at his disadvantage before the Winter Classic. That is exactly what happened on Tuesday night when he clipped Sens defenseman Mark Borowiecki during the Bruins’ 7-…

Dec 30, 7 months ago

Setting the scene: 2016 Winter Classic

http://www.bruinsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Winter-Classic-Media-Skate-6.jpghttp://www.bruinsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Winter-Classic-Media-Skate-6.jpghttp://www.bruinsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Winter-Classic-Media-Skate-6.jpgSetting the scene: 2016 Winter Classic

FOXBORO — Hello from Gillette Stadium, the site of the 2016 Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens. We’ll have wall-to-wall coverage in print and multimedia over the next 72 hours. Here is what to expect from Bru…

Dec 30, 7 months ago

Brad Marchand suspended three games for clipping Mark Borowiecki

Brad Marchand suspended three games for clipping Mark Borowiecki

Prior to Tuesday’s game against the Senators, Brad Marchand was named one of the Bruins alternate captains thanks to injuries to Chris Kelly and David Krejci. That won’t last long, however, thanks to the latest ruling from the NHL Departm…

Dec 30, 7 months ago

2016 Winter Classic stats and facts

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(Photo courtesy: Boston Bruins) On Tuesday, the NHL revealed this year’s “By the Numbers” for the 2016 Winter Classic. From facts about players and the history of the Bruins-Canadiens rivalry to the figures surrounding the ice insta…