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Post GameMay 24, 3 years ago

Bruins gaining momentum from penalty kill success

When the series started many people (me included) said the series would be won and lost with special teams play. Coming into the Eastern Conference Finals the Bruins power play was struggling, at the same time the Lightning power play was red hot. Wi…

Post GameMay 24, 3 years ago

Thomas’ heroics in Game 5 puts Bruins one step closer to Cup Finals

BOSTON — It looked like an eerie and all-too-familiar situation tonight for the Boston Bruins. The Tampa Bay Lightning took an early 1-0 lead in Game 5  just 1:09 in the opening frame, deflating all energy and optimism inside the TD Garden. S…

NewsMay 24, 3 years ago

Boychuk ‘fine’ after Downie’s chippy boarding

BOSTON — At the 10:54 mark of the third period, Tampa Bay Lightning antagonist/forward Steve Downie tattooed Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk behind the net of Tim Thomas. Boychuk settled the puck behind the net and wrapped it around the left b…

UncategorizedMay 23, 3 years ago

End of 40: Bruins 2, Lightning 1

BOSTON – What can a Nathan Horton goal do for the TD Garden? Inject some life into the 17,565 faithful and turn Game 5 right around to Boston’s direction….

UncategorizedMay 23, 3 years ago

End of 20: Lightning 1, Bruins 0

BOSTON – To say that the Bruins are lucky to be down only 1-0 after the first 20 minutes would be an understatement. The home team was out-worked and out-shot, 14-4, while allowing the lethal Lightning three power play opportunities — the…

UncategorizedMay 23, 3 years ago

Thomas leads ‘em out; Bruins Game 5 lineup per warm-ups

BOSTON — As in the 15 post season games prior, Tim Thomas (10-5-0, .929 SV%, 2.34 GAA, 1 SO) will start between the pipes for Boston, as the Bruins host Mike Smith — not confirmed, but was the first player on the ice for the Bolts —…