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Playoff CentralMay 6, 2 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 2

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 2

On a night where the Bruins could have put a strangle hold on the series versus the Maple Leafs in front of their home crowd, Joffrey Lupul had other ideas as he led his team over the B’s in a 4-2 Game 2 victory. Lupul scored a power-play goal to e…

Playoff CentralMay 6, 2 years ago

Bruins need to take momentum back in Game 3

Bruins need to take momentum back in Game 3

The Bruins let a golden opportunity slip away Saturday night as they failed to take a 2-0 series lead against the Maple Leafs before the series shifts to Toronto for Games 3, and 4. Instead of carrying a series lead and momentum into Game 3, the Brui…

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

Dougie Hamilton ready for first career playoff action

Dougie Hamilton ready for first career playoff action

Due to Andrew Ference’s one-game suspension, rookie Dougie Hamilton will likely get his feet wet in his first career playoff game Saturday night at the TD Garden when the Bruins and Maple Leafs meet in Game 2. Hamilton, who earned the “7t…

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…