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Playoff CentralJun 18, 1 year ago

Bruins draw up face-off success in Game 3 victory

Bruins draw up face-off success in Game 3 victory

The Bruins have been great all season long at the face-off dot, but in their Stanley Cup Final Game 3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, they were nearly perfect. The Bruins finished the night 40-for-56 at the face-off dot in a game that the Bruins…

Playoff CentralJun 18, 1 year ago

Bruins’ penalty kill up to the task in Game 3

Bruins’ penalty kill up to the task in Game 3

At the end of the regular season, the Bruins’ penalty kill had taken a hit, and the team suffered as a result. In the postseason, the penalty kill is back up to speed. Through 19 postseason contests, the Bruins are 55-of-62 on the penalty kill…

Playoff CentralJun 17, 1 year ago

Bruins need better start after flat Game 2 first period

Bruins need better start after flat Game 2 first period

For nearly two periods it looked like the Bruins were well on their way to a Game 2 loss and a two games to none series deficit in the Stanley Cup Final as the Bruins came out very flat in the first stanza. But thanks to Chris Kelly’s first go…

Playoff CentralJun 16, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Blackhawks Game 2

Player of the Game: Bruins-Blackhawks Game 2

Chris Kelly did get the Bruins going after a sluggish start in Game 2 on Saturday night, but Daniel Paille’s hard work resulted in Kelly’s dirty goal and not to mention he sniped the game-winning goal on a beautiful sequence from Adam McQuaid to …

Playoff CentralJun 16, 1 year ago

Chris Kelly comes up huge in Bruins Game 2 victory

Chris Kelly comes up huge in Bruins Game 2 victory

CHICAGO- After 22 straight games without a goal, Chris Kelly finally—emphasize finally—got the monkey off his back with a second period tally in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. In a game where the Bruins were getting outplayed by a wide margin,…

Playoff CentralJun 16, 1 year ago

Line change sparks Bruins past Blackhawks in Game 2

Line change sparks Bruins past Blackhawks in Game 2

CHICAGO – With all the momentum on the Blackhawks side through the first period and a half of Game 2 Saturday night at the United Center, Bruins coach Claude Julien had to shake up his bottom two lines. One of those units, Daniel Paille, Chris …