Playoff CentralMay 5, 1 year ago

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

With Andrew Ference out of the lineup due to a one-game suspension, the Bruins had to jumble up their defensive pairings prior to Game 2 of their first round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night at the TD Garden. Taking Ference’s p…

Playoff CentralMay 4, 1 year ago

Bruins expect more from Maple Leafs in Game 2

Bruins expect more from Maple Leafs in Game 2

With the Maple Leafs looking to avoid an 0-2 hole before the series shifts back to Toronto Monday night for Game 3, the Boston Bruins are expecting their first round opponent to come out with desperation in Game 2 Saturday night at the TD Garden. Aft…

Playoff CentralMay 4, 1 year ago

Rich Peverley hopes to scratch off cobwebs in Game 2

Rich Peverley hopes to scratch off cobwebs in Game 2

Head coach Claude Julien raised some eyebrows in Game 1 against the Toronto Maple Leafs when he decided to bench Rich Peverley in favor of Kaspars Daugavins. But all indications point to Peverley skating with Jaromir Jagr and Chris Kelly on the Bruin…

Playoff CentralMay 3, 1 year ago

Ference’s suspension leaves hole in Bruins defense

Ference’s suspension leaves hole in Bruins defense

With Andrew Ference suspended for one game after elbowing Mikhail Grabovski during their 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 1, Claude Julien has some decisions to make with the Bruins defense. The first decision for the Bruins coach is who …

Playoff CentralMay 2, 1 year ago

Merlot line key in Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory

Merlot line key in Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory

The Merlot will taste pretty sweet for Shawn Thornton, Daniel Paille and Gregory Campbell after Wednesday’s performance. During their time as a unit, the trio’s goal is always the same: provide the Bruins with energy if needed. It’s safe to say…

Playoff CentralApr 30, 1 year ago

Nathan Horton eager to return to the postseason

Nathan Horton eager to return to the postseason

Two years ago, Nathan Horton etched his name into Bruins’ playoff lore. After coming from the Florida Panthers during the 2010 offseason, Horton entered the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in his career. Despite having no prior postseas…