Playoff CentralMay 15, 11 months ago

Getting to know the New York Rangers

Getting to know the New York Rangers

The Boston-New York rivalry takes center stage again, but this time the two products on the ice are going to be the main attraction. On Thursday night, the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers will convine for their first playoff meeting in 40 yea…

Playoff CentralMay 14, 11 months ago

Bruins-Rangers Eastern Conference Semifinals schedule

Bruins-Rangers Eastern Conference Semifinals schedule

Following their thrilling 5-4 come from behind victory in overtime over the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins are heading to the second round for the fourth time in fifth season. The New York Rangers, who easily defeated the Washington Capitals …

Playoff CentralMay 11, 11 months ago

Bruins in familiar role for Game 6

Bruins in familiar role for Game 6

There’s no denying that the Boston Bruins lacked a killer instinct in Game 5. With a chance to close out the series against the Toronto Maple Leafs – and gain a few extra days of rest – the Black and Gold came out flat and played un…

Playoff CentralMay 10, 11 months ago

Bruins lack killer instinct in Game 5 loss to Leafs

Bruins lack killer instinct in Game 5 loss to Leafs

From the opening faceoff, the Boston Bruins lacked a killer instinct. With their season on the line, the Toronto Maple Leafs came into Friday’s Game 5 playing desperate hockey. The Black and Gold, meanwhile, simply didn’t match their desperation….

Playoff CentralMay 10, 11 months ago

First playoff taste potentially awaits for Bartkowski

First playoff taste potentially awaits for Bartkowski

In an interesting turn of events Thursday night, the Boston Bruins recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski night from Providence 24 hours prior their fifth game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the TD Garden. The reasoning, as revealed by Claude Julien…

Playoff CentralMay 9, 11 months ago

Tuukka Rask comes through in the clutch in Game 4

Tuukka Rask comes through in the clutch in Game 4

If there was ever any doubts about Tuukka Rask going into the postseason, then he pretty much silenced his critics. Heading into the 2013 season, the big question was whether or not Rask was ready to take the reigns from Tim Thomas. He responded with…