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Playoff CentralMay 2, 12 months ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 1

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 1

The Boston Bruins finally played as close of a 60 minute game that they have played in months. They defended their home ice in a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 1 of their first round series at the TD Garden. One of the reasons why w…

Playoff CentralMay 2, 12 months ago

Bruins defensemen come up huge in Game 1 win over Leafs

Bruins defensemen come up huge in Game 1 win over Leafs

After a shaky April to end the 2013 regular season, the Bruins entered Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Maple Leafs with many concerns, the Bruins defensemen being one of them. For at least one night, the Bruins blue…

Playoff CentralMay 1, 12 months ago

Regular season success won’t guarantee playoff success vs. Leafs

Regular season success won’t guarantee playoff success vs. Leafs

Over the past three seasons the Bruins have gone 11-3-2 against the Toronto Maple Leafs which includes a 3-1-0 mark this season. It’s safe to say the Maple Leafs can just tip their hat and call the Bruins their daddy thanks to their lack of success…

Playoff CentralMay 1, 12 months ago

Bruins need Tuukka Rask to carry team in playoffs

Bruins need Tuukka Rask to carry team in playoffs

During the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, then starting goalie Tim Thomas put the Bruins on his back and carried the team all the way to its first Stanley Cup victory in 39 years. Here and now in 2013 Tuukka Rask will need to do the same in order for the…

Playoff CentralApr 30, 12 months ago

Lingering questions surround Bruins defense

Lingering questions surround Bruins defense

The Bruins will take to the ice tomorrow night for their 2013 Stanley Cup playoff run. There are a lot of question marks heading into the post season after winning just two of their final nine contests. Outside of lighting the lamp (or lack thereof) …

Playoff CentralApr 30, 12 months ago

Nathan Horton eager to return to the postseason

Nathan Horton eager to return to the postseason

Two years ago, Nathan Horton etched his name into Bruins’ playoff lore. After coming from the Florida Panthers during the 2010 offseason, Horton entered the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in his career. Despite having no prior postseas…