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Apr 1, 2 months ago

Bruins penalty kill getting back on track

Bruins penalty kill getting back on track

One of the more consistent aspects of this year’s Bruins team has been their abilities to kill off penalties and limit scoring opportunities when they are on the man down. Entering Saturday’s game with the Panthers the Bruins are in a thr…

Mar 31, 2 months ago

What we learned: Bruins eclipse Stars to keep playoff pace

What we learned: Bruins eclipse Stars to keep playoff pace

The run on Tums is officially on – six games to go and clinging to the last playoff position in the Eastern Conference. How do you spell r-e-l-i-e-f? How about a repeat performance of Tuesday’s 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators for starters? T…

Mar 31, 2 months ago

Tuukka Rask key to Bruins playoff push

Tuukka Rask key to Bruins playoff push

With the Bruins out of a playoff spot and in Brooklyn last Saturday for a huge contest with the New York Islanders, not having the services of goalie Tuukka Rask could have been a massive issue for the Boston Bruins. Instead, the Black and Gold got j…

Mar 30, 2 months ago

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Stars

Game Day Preview: Bruins vs. Stars

At this time last week, the Bruins were barely hanging on to the final wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. Entering Thursday’s game with the Stars, the B’s have a little bit of breathing room with a three-point lead over the Lightni…

Feb 26, 3 months ago

What we learned: Three out of four on the road

What we learned: Three out of four on the road

Under Claude Julien in 2016-17, the Bruins struggled against lowly teams like the Avalanche and, at the time, the Maple Leafs and Islanders. With interim coach Bruce Cassidy now in control, that portion of the Bruins struggles under Julien hasn&#8217…

Feb 26, 3 months ago

Watch: David Backes fights Jamie Benn two seconds in

Watch: David Backes fights Jamie Benn two seconds in

In the words of the great Ron Burgundy, “boy that escalated quickly.” After exchanging a few words at the opening faceoff, Jamie Benn and David Backes wrote another chapter of their bitter on-ice history with one another just two seconds …