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Apr 21, 7 hours ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 5

Game Day Preview: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 5

Bruins-Maple Leafs. Two Original Six squads pegged by pundits, fans and media folks to go the distance in their first-round series. Those prognosticators, including your’s truly, might need to eat a little crow as the Bruins have a chance to wr…

Apr 21, 8 hours ago

Providence’s strong effort not enough in Game 1

Providence’s strong effort not enough in Game 1

Sometimes, the better team doesn’t always come out on top. Such was the case with the Providence Bruins in Friday’s 3-2 Game 1 loss to the top-seeded Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Despite holding leads of 1-0 and 2-1, and outshooting Lehigh Valley 41-2…

Apr 20, 1 day ago

Even after stealing Game 4, the Tuukka Rask narrative continues

Even after stealing Game 4, the Tuukka Rask narrative continues

One game doesn’t make or break a narrative regarding individual players. When it involves Tuukka Rask, well, that narrative enters another dimension. By now, the Rask narrative from the detractors is ad nauseam. The moment he steals a game lik…

Apr 20, 1 day ago

Bruins in ideal spot with or without Patrice Bergeron

Bruins in ideal spot with or without Patrice Bergeron

A last-minute decision for Bruce Cassidy to deem Patrice Bergeron out of the lineup was far from ideal for the Boston Bruins entering Game 4 Thursday night in Toronto. Yet, Tuukka Rask and the Bruins were up to the task en route to a 3-1 victory and …

Apr 19, 2 days ago

What we learned: Bruins push Leafs to edge in Game 4 win

What we learned: Bruins push Leafs to edge in Game 4 win

No sooner had Patrice Bergeron been nominated for a fifth Selke Award Wednesday than the heart-and-soul of the Black and Gold was ruled out of Game 4 with an upper-body injury just minutes before the opening faceoff Thursday. So much for Bruce Cassid…

Apr 19, 2 days ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 4

Game Day Preview: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 4

The Bruins played well enough after weathering the start from a desperate Maple Leafs squad in Game 3. But last change, a lack of finish and a leaky defense factored into the 4-2 loss Monday night to give Mike Babcock’s team new life in this fi…