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Jun 13, 3 years ago

Player of the Game: Blackhawks-Bruins Game 1

Player of the Game: Blackhawks-Bruins Game 1

The talk of the Stanley Cup Finals has been mostly about the goaltenders on each side. In a game where Corey Crawford could have given up after surrending two two-goal leads to the Boston Bruins, he hung in there outlasting Tuukka Rask en route to a …

Jun 13, 3 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…

Jun 12, 3 years ago

Black and Gold need to re-sign Nathan Horton

Black and Gold need to re-sign Nathan Horton

He leads all players in plus/minus in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a +21. He is second in total points with 17 (7 G 10 A) and has been dominant on one of the best lines in hockey throughout the Black and Gold’s Cup run. It begs the question: …

Jun 11, 3 years ago

Best of Media Day

Best of Media Day

Today in Chicago the Bruins and Blackhawks met with the media for media day on the eve of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Find out which Blackhawks star wore number 68 as a kid, which Bruin and Blackhawk are close friends and who almost got traded …

Jun 10, 3 years ago

Bruins’ power-play must step up against Hawks’ PK

Bruins’ power-play must step up against Hawks’ PK

The Boston Bruins will embark on their toughest task of the 2013 season as they will travel to Chicago for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals that begins Wednesday. Many believe these two teams are similar in stature. Both coaches roll four lines, have…

Jun 9, 3 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…