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Playoff CentralMay 7, 12 months ago

Rich Peverley answers the bell in Game 3

Rich Peverley answers the bell in Game 3

Another Bruin who had a down year was Rich Peverley. The speedy center scored six goals and had 12 assists while posting a minus-9 in 47 games. In 2012, Peverley scored 11 goals and assisted on 31 others while sporting a plus-20. There was a signific…

Playoff CentralMay 6, 12 months ago

Bruins get 60-minute effort in Game 3 victory

Bruins get 60-minute effort in Game 3 victory

This is what a good 60 minutes looks like. For most of the season, the Boston Bruins were inconsistent when it came to compiling a 60-minute effort. But that’s what they got in Game 3 as the Black and Gold swung the momentum back in their favor wit…

Playoff CentralMay 6, 12 months ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 2

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 2

On a night where the Bruins could have put a strangle hold on the series versus the Maple Leafs in front of their home crowd, Joffrey Lupul had other ideas as he led his team over the B’s in a 4-2 Game 2 victory. Lupul scored a power-play goal to e…

Playoff CentralMay 5, 12 months ago

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

With Andrew Ference out of the lineup due to a one-game suspension, the Bruins had to jumble up their defensive pairings prior to Game 2 of their first round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night at the TD Garden. Taking Ference’s p…

Playoff CentralMay 4, 12 months ago

Bruins expect more from Maple Leafs in Game 2

Bruins expect more from Maple Leafs in Game 2

With the Maple Leafs looking to avoid an 0-2 hole before the series shifts back to Toronto Monday night for Game 3, the Boston Bruins are expecting their first round opponent to come out with desperation in Game 2 Saturday night at the TD Garden. Aft…

Playoff CentralMay 4, 12 months ago

Dougie Hamilton ready for first career playoff action

Dougie Hamilton ready for first career playoff action

Due to Andrew Ference’s one-game suspension, rookie Dougie Hamilton will likely get his feet wet in his first career playoff game Saturday night at the TD Garden when the Bruins and Maple Leafs meet in Game 2. Hamilton, who earned the “7t…