Dec 1, 11 months ago

Chara reunites with teammates as Bruins begin December slate

Chara reunites with teammates as Bruins begin December slate

BRIGHTON —¬†Though they’ll have to play without him for at least one more game, a big presence is inching closer to returning. For the first time since suffering a lower-body injury against the St. Louis Blues nine days ago, Zdeno Chara s…

Nov 30, 11 months ago

What we learned: Bruins outplay Flyers in losing effort

What we learned: Bruins outplay Flyers in losing effort

Sometimes, the team that dominates play gets the short end of the stick. The Bruins were the one’s who fell victim to that aforementioned¬†sports cliche on Tuesday night. If it wasn’t for Steve Mason and his tremendous 45-save performance…

Nov 29, 11 months ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins at Flyers

Game Day Preview: Bruins at Flyers

All things considered, the Bruins are treading water without Zdeno Chara. Although things could have been better in their three games without their 6-foot-9 captain, they also could have been a lot worse. Case in point Sunday’s game against the…

Nov 27, 11 months ago

Notable events that happened since Jimmy Hayes last scored

Notable events that happened since Jimmy Hayes last scored

For 278 days, Jimmy Hayes was looking for the back of the net. From the time he scored his last goal on February 24th against the Penguins to finally ending his 35-game drought with his second period tally against the Lightning, the Dorchester native…

Nov 27, 11 months ago

What we learned: shorthanded Bruins overcome adversity vs. Bolts

What we learned: shorthanded Bruins overcome adversity vs. Bolts

Facing the high-octane Tampa Bay Lightning without Zdeno Chara was a tall task (no pun intended) in and of itself for the Boston Bruins heading into their first matinee of the season Sunday at TD Garden. Facing the Bolts with just five defensemen aft…

Nov 27, 11 months ago

Julien on Stamkos: “You want those guys to be playing”

Julien on Stamkos: “You want those guys to be playing”

A couple of cogs from Bruins-Lightning matchups in years past will be missing for the first matinee of the season at TD Garden on Sunday afternoon. On one side, the Black and Gold will be without Zdeno Chara for the third straight game with a lower b…