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Playoff CentralMay 26, 2 years ago

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

When Milan Lucic was a healthy scratch against the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 20th, many fans and pundits alike were labeling the sixth-year forward as a “bust” and someone who wasn’t living up to expectations. At that point, Luci…

Playoff CentralMay 25, 2 years ago

Torey Krug contributes as unsung hero for Bruins

Torey Krug contributes as unsung hero for Bruins

The Stanley Cup Playoffs always provide some interesting aspects in and of itself. But one thing in particular that is inspiring are the callups – whether it’s from the juniors, AHL or NCAA – that fill roster spots for their respective …

Playoff CentralMay 25, 2 years ago

No reason to hit the panic button yet

No reason to hit the panic button yet

There’s no denying that Bruins fans have a reason for concern after Thursday’s overtime loss to the New York Rangers. With a 2-0 lead in the second period, the B’s looked destined to sweep a Rangers squad that had their share of iss…

Playoff CentralMay 23, 2 years ago

Bruins need to take advantage of vulnerable Rangers

Bruins need to take advantage of vulnerable Rangers

NEW YORK – The Rangers are seemingly fading out of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs faster than a New York minute. Former Conn Smythe winner Brad Richards is a healthy scratch. That was confirmed by John Tortorella in a phone conversation between …

Playoff CentralMay 22, 2 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 3

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 3

For all of you critical of Claude Julien’s system of running four lines out every night, do you get it now? Wow. What a win for the Bruins last night at Madison Square Garden defeating the New York Rangers 2-1 behind the strong play of the Daniel P…

Playoff CentralMay 20, 2 years ago

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Already ahead 3-2 going into the third period, the Boston Bruins wasted little time displaying a killer instinct. Just 24 seconds into the final stanza, Brad Marchand put the B’s ahead 4-2 with his second of the playoffs. Milan Lucic delivered the …