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Playoff CentralJun 6, 1 year ago

Jagr brilliant in Game 3 victory

Jagr brilliant in Game 3 victory

What else can you say about the effort of Jaromir Jagr Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals? He was finishing checks, winning battles and making plays that resulted in goals, especially his work along the boards in the final min…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 3

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 3

As John Malkovich said in the great movie Rounders, “Pay him, pay that man his money.” One could argue that he was referring to Boston Bruins goal-tender Tuukka Rask. Rask has been nothing short of sensational in the Eastern Conference Finals and…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 1 year ago

Patrice Bergeron: captain clutch

Patrice Bergeron: captain clutch

Patrice Bergeron has a knack for performing in the clutch during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. In Game 7 of the first round, Bergeron scored the tying and winning goals to complete the Boston Bruins’ historic comeback over the Toronto Maple Leafs….

Playoff CentralJun 4, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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…