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Jun 4, 3 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 2

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 2

Before fans at the Consol Energy Center could even get comfortable in their seats for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Brad Marchand put the Bruins up 1-0 just :28 seconds into the game and the B’s never looked back. “We wanted to make su…

Jun 2, 3 years ago

Game 1 brings out physicality in Bruins and Penguins

Game 1 brings out physicality in Bruins and Penguins

In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals the Pittsburgh Penguins tried to play the Bruins game, a move that didn’t work out very well for the East’s number one seed. The Pens showed up to Game 1 and played a physical game, something they’re n…

May 30, 3 years ago

Deciphering the Buccigross Overtime Challenge

Deciphering the Buccigross Overtime Challenge

With the score tied up, the buzzer sounds, signaling the end of the third period, sending hockey fans from all over the globe into a scramble looking for a computer or smartphone. Social media overtime contests, such as ESPN resident puckhead John B…

May 21, 3 years ago

Rangers enter Game 3 in familiar territory

Rangers enter Game 3 in familiar territory

Three weeks ago in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series with the Washington Capitals the Rangers dropped the first two games of the series in Washington before heading home to New York where they were victorious in Game 3 and Game 4. With th…

May 20, 3 years ago

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Already ahead 3-2 going into the third period, the Boston Bruins wasted little time displaying a killer instinct. Just 24 seconds into the final stanza, Brad Marchand put the B’s ahead 4-2 with his second of the playoffs. Milan Lucic delivered the …

May 20, 3 years ago

Tuukka Rask shining bright in Round 2 vs. Rangers

Tuukka Rask shining bright in Round 2 vs. Rangers

Heading into this series against the New York Rangers, all the chatter was about how good a goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was and how the Bruins would have difficulty in scoring off him. Well, the B’s have lit the lamp eight times in two games agains…