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Playoff CentralJun 4, 11 months ago

Penguins’ goaltending woes continue against Bruins

Penguins’ goaltending woes continue against Bruins

If the Penguins’ goaltending woes isn’t reminiscent of the Flyers’ wheel of goalies two years ago, then I don’t know what is. Much like the Penguins, the Flyers had their share of skill players heading into the second round of…

Playoff CentralJun 3, 11 months ago

Nathan Horton productive in return to playoffs

Nathan Horton productive in return to playoffs

He missed the entire seven games of the Bruins’ first round loss to the Washington Capitals last year due to a concussion, but he hasn’t lost a step. After he helped the Bruins reach the Stanley Cup Finals two years ago with overtime winn…

Playoff CentralJun 3, 11 months ago

Bruins penalty kill comes up big in Game 1

Bruins penalty kill comes up big in Game 1

When the Pittsburgh Penguins receive four power-plays in a game, usually they capitalize. The National Hockey League’s most lethal power-play unit went 0-4 against the Bruins penalty kill Saturday night in Game 1, leaving the Penguins looking f…

Playoff CentralJun 2, 11 months ago

Bruins rattle Penguins in Game 1

Bruins rattle Penguins in Game 1

They might have waited a week to face off in the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins have already provided plenty of fireworks. With eight days off after clinching their second round matchup over the Senators, the…

Playoff CentralMay 31, 11 months ago

Bruins third line must contribute versus Penguins

Bruins third line must contribute versus Penguins

If there was a time for the Bruins third line to give them anything, this is the time. The Black and Gold will begin their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night and Rich Peverley, Chris Kelly and Tyler Seguin must show up to the party…

Playoff CentralMay 27, 11 months 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…