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Playoff CentralMay 10, 1 year ago

First playoff taste potentially awaits for Bartkowski

First playoff taste potentially awaits for Bartkowski

In an interesting turn of events Thursday night, the Boston Bruins recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski night from Providence 24 hours prior their fifth game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the TD Garden. The reasoning, as revealed by Claude Julien…

Playoff CentralMay 9, 1 year ago

Bruins second line showing signs of life

Bruins second line showing signs of life

If there was a game or time for the Bruins second line to notch a goal it was Wednesday night in Toronto. As the Bruins trailed 2-0 heading into the second period, the Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin line remained scoreless in the series….

Playoff CentralMay 9, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 4

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 4

After the Bruins trailed 2-0 in Game 4 Wednesday night in Toronto, David Krejci decided to take over. The Czech forward put his team on his back tallying a hat-trick – that included the game-winning goal in overtime – to lift the Black an…

Playoff CentralMay 9, 1 year ago

Tuukka Rask comes through in the clutch in Game 4

Tuukka Rask comes through in the clutch in Game 4

If there was ever any doubts about Tuukka Rask going into the postseason, then he pretty much silenced his critics. Heading into the 2013 season, the big question was whether or not Rask was ready to take the reigns from Tim Thomas. He responded with…

Playoff CentralMay 8, 1 year ago

Tuukka snubbed of Vezina Trophy consideration

Tuukka snubbed of Vezina Trophy consideration

Whenever Tuukka Rask is in net, there’s a good chance for Bruins fans to hear Jack Edwards say one of his famous catch phrases: “two u’s, two k’s and two points.” But after today’s announcement of the Vezina Trophy…

Playoff CentralMay 7, 1 year 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…