Playoff CentralJun 2, 2 years ago

Bruins rattle Penguins in Game 1

Bruins rattle Penguins in Game 1

They might have waited a week to face off in the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins have already provided plenty of fireworks. With eight days off after clinching their second round matchup over the Senators, the…

Playoff CentralJun 1, 2 years ago

Bruins need Tuukka Rask to steal the show

Bruins need Tuukka Rask to steal the show

There’s no denying that the Pittsburgh Penguins have their share of offensive weapons in Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jarome Iginla and Kris Letang, just to name a few. That will be one tough task for Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins entering…

Playoff CentralMay 31, 2 years ago

Getting to know the Pittsburgh Penguins

Getting to know the Pittsburgh Penguins

The anticipation is building for this year’s Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Some of that is surrounded by hype, but the teams have been eagerly waiting to begin Game 1 after clinching their resp…

Playoff CentralMay 29, 2 years ago

Bruins-Penguins Eastern Conference Finals schedule

Bruins-Penguins Eastern Conference Finals schedule

As announced on Tuesday, Game 1 of the Bruins-Penguins Eastern Conference Finals showdown will take place Saturday night at 8 p.m. in Pittsburgh. The Bruins will have a full week off between games, while the Pens will have eight days off. The rest of…

Playoff CentralMay 27, 2 years ago

Jarome Iginla storyline needs to take a backseat

Jarome Iginla storyline needs to take a backseat

When it comes to villanizing professional athletes, Boston sports fans have that role down to a science. Their memories of Bucky Dent’s home run, David Tyree’s catch and Magic Johnson’s hook shot are long-lasting. Over the years, th…

Playoff CentralMay 26, 2 years 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…