Playoff CentralMay 6, 2 years ago

Bruins get 60-minute effort in Game 3 victory

Bruins get 60-minute effort in Game 3 victory

This is what a good 60 minutes looks like. For most of the season, the Boston Bruins were inconsistent when it came to compiling a 60-minute effort. But that’s what they got in Game 3 as the Black and Gold swung the momentum back in their favor wit…

Playoff CentralMay 5, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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…