Daily NewsJun 13, 2 years ago

Bounces go against Bruins in loss to Blackhawks

Bounces go against Bruins in loss to Blackhawks

CHICAGO – If Game 1 was any indication of the type of series the Bruins and Blackhawks will have, then the two teams will be in for a long series. Fatigue, missed chances, and great goaltending from Tuukka Rask (59 saves) and Corey Crawford (51…

Playoff CentralJun 9, 2 years ago

Claude Julien in upper tier of coaching ranks

Claude Julien in upper tier of coaching ranks

Photo credit: Jim Davis/Boston Globe staff By now, many hockey fans and pundits alike are well aware that a coach’s life span in the National Hockey League is one of the shortest in the four major professional sports. But Claude Julien is one o…

Playoff CentralJun 9, 2 years ago

Bruins-Blackhawks Stanley Cup Final schedule

Bruins-Blackhawks Stanley Cup Final schedule

With their 4-3 double overtime victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Kings, the Chicago Blackhawks clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Final against the Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins. This will be the first matchup between Origi…

Playoff CentralJun 8, 2 years ago

Perseverance pays off for Adam McQuaid

Perseverance pays off for Adam McQuaid

For someone who didn’t even know if he’d be playing in the 2013 season, Adam McQuaid has done pretty well for himself. McQuaid, who had a blood clot prior to the lockout-shortened campaign, returned in time for the start of the season back in Jan…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 2 years ago

Bruins need to finish the job and sweep the Penguins

Bruins need to finish the job and sweep the Penguins

Raise your hand if you thought the Bruins would have a 3-0 series lead on the Penguins. Anyone want to step up and answer that? Anyone? Bueller? There’s no denying that while the Bruins were an underdog coming in to the Eastern Conference Final…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 2 years ago

Patrice Bergeron: captain clutch

Patrice Bergeron: captain clutch

Patrice Bergeron has a knack for performing in the clutch during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. In Game 7 of the first round, Bergeron scored the tying and winning goals to complete the Boston Bruins’ historic comeback over the Toronto Maple Leafs….