Playoff CentralMay 26, 1 year ago

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

When Milan Lucic was a healthy scratch against the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 20th, many fans and pundits alike were labeling the sixth-year forward as a “bust” and someone who wasn’t living up to expectations. At that point, Luci…

Playoff CentralMay 25, 1 year ago

Torey Krug contributes as unsung hero for Bruins

Torey Krug contributes as unsung hero for Bruins

The Stanley Cup Playoffs always provide some interesting aspects in and of itself. But one thing in particular that is inspiring are the callups – whether it’s from the juniors, AHL or NCAA – that fill roster spots for their respective …

Playoff CentralMay 25, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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 …