Apr 4, 4 weeks ago

Opportunity awaits for Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson

Opportunity awaits for Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson

(Photo credit: Rich Gagnon, BU Athletics) One former Boston University standout is making an immediate impact in Providence days after signing his amateur tryout agreement. Another hopes to do the same after signing his entry-level contract this past…

Apr 4, 4 weeks ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Lightning

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Lightning

Win in regulation, and they’re in. That’s the simple message and mindset that the Bruins will approach tonight when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game No. 80 of their 2016-17 regular season. After their last loss to the Lightning 1…

Apr 3, 4 weeks ago

Trying to put two cents in on the Olympic debate

Trying to put two cents in on the Olympic debate

The moment that the 2014 Winter Olympics officially came to a close, one could sense that the Sochi games might be the last one for the NHL, at least for the time being. As rumors over the course of the 2016-17 regular season heightened, it appeared …

Apr 2, 4 weeks ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins at Blackhawks

Game Day Preview: Bruins at Blackhawks

No rest for the wary with four games remaining. Less than 24 hours after their 5-2 win over the Panthers, the Bruins head to Chicago for an early afternoon game – and late morning Windy City time – against a Blackhawks team that has alrea…

Apr 1, 4 weeks ago

For this week, Tuukka Rask quiets his critics

For this week, Tuukka Rask quiets his critics

In a passionate sports town like Boston, social media and sports radio scrutiny is embodied into the city’s DNA. Some critiques are justified, others aren’t. Tuukka Rask is a perfect example of both ends of the critiques. Take for example…

Apr 1, 4 weeks ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Panthers

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Panthers

Five games left for the Boston Bruins as they continue to fight for their playoff lives for the third straight season. This afternoon, they hope to take care of business again against a Florida Panthers team who will be making their tee times relativ…