Playoff CentralMay 25, 11 months ago

No reason to hit the panic button yet

No reason to hit the panic button yet

There’s no denying that Bruins fans have a reason for concern after Thursday’s overtime loss to the New York Rangers. With a 2-0 lead in the second period, the B’s looked destined to sweep a Rangers squad that had their share of iss…

Playoff CentralMay 23, 11 months ago

Blunders cost Bruins in overtime loss to Rangers

Blunders cost Bruins in overtime loss to Rangers

NEW YORK – When Rangers coach John Tortorella scratched former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Brad Richards for Game 4, the buzz surrounding the announcement drew more attention than Tortorella’s 19-second press conference at the morning skate. Th…

Playoff CentralMay 23, 11 months ago

Bruins need to take advantage of vulnerable Rangers

Bruins need to take advantage of vulnerable Rangers

NEW YORK – The Rangers are seemingly fading out of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs faster than a New York minute. Former Conn Smythe winner Brad Richards is a healthy scratch. That was confirmed by John Tortorella in a phone conversation between …

Playoff CentralMay 21, 11 months ago

Bruins match Rangers’ desperation, go up 3-0

Bruins match Rangers’ desperation, go up 3-0

NEW YORK – Knowing that the Rangers would come out flying, the Boston Bruins matched their desperation. The results didn’t pay immediate dividends for the Black and Gold, however. The Rangers came out the better team for the first period and …

Playoff CentralMay 20, 11 months ago

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Already ahead 3-2 going into the third period, the Boston Bruins wasted little time displaying a killer instinct. Just 24 seconds into the final stanza, Brad Marchand put the B’s ahead 4-2 with his second of the playoffs. Milan Lucic delivered the …

Playoff CentralMay 18, 11 months ago

Julien faced with tough decision on Bruins blue-line

Julien faced with tough decision on Bruins blue-line

Claude Julien has dealt with many tough decisions during his six-year tenure as Bruins head coach. He’s about to encounter another one with the potential return of Wade Redden, who skated during Saturday’s practice in preparation for the …