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May 27, 3 years ago

Jarome Iginla storyline needs to take a backseat

Jarome Iginla storyline needs to take a backseat

When it comes to villanizing professional athletes, Boston sports fans have that role down to a science. Their memories of Bucky Dent’s home run, David Tyree’s catch and Magic Johnson’s hook shot are long-lasting. Over the years, th…

May 26, 3 years ago

Depth helps propel Bruins to Eastern Conference Finals

Depth helps propel Bruins to Eastern Conference Finals

In the five games it took for the Bruins to eliminate the New York Rangers in their Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup, the Bruins scored 16 times. Of those 16 goals, 11 came from a combination of three Bruins defensemen and two fourth-liners. Roo…

May 26, 3 years ago

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

When Milan Lucic was a healthy scratch against the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 20th, many fans and pundits alike were labeling the sixth-year forward as a “bust” and someone who wasn’t living up to expectations. At that point, Luci…

May 26, 3 years ago

Tuukka Rask bounces back in Game 5

Tuukka Rask bounces back in Game 5

Okay Bruins fans, you can go back to loving Tuukka Rask after his 28-save effort in the Bruins’ 3-1 win over the Rangers in Game 5 Saturday night at the TD Garden. Rask has been rock solid for the B’s all season long and one “slip up” in …

May 26, 3 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 5

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 5

Does Claude Julien even have to say why he rolls out four lines ever again in his coaching career? Gregory Campbell may have proved Julien’s strategy in Game 5 against the Rangers at TD Garden as he netted two goals – including the game-winn…

May 25, 3 years ago

Torey Krug contributes as unsung hero for Bruins

Torey Krug contributes as unsung hero for Bruins

The Stanley Cup Playoffs always provide some interesting aspects in and of itself. But one thing in particular that is inspiring are the callups – whether it’s from the juniors, AHL or NCAA – that fill roster spots for their respective …