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Playoff CentralJun 16, 1 year ago

Chris Kelly comes up huge in Bruins Game 2 victory

Chris Kelly comes up huge in Bruins Game 2 victory

CHICAGO- After 22 straight games without a goal, Chris Kelly finally—emphasize finally—got the monkey off his back with a second period tally in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. In a game where the Bruins were getting outplayed by a wide margin,…

Playoff CentralJun 16, 1 year ago

Line change sparks Bruins past Blackhawks in Game 2

Line change sparks Bruins past Blackhawks in Game 2

CHICAGO – With all the momentum on the Blackhawks side through the first period and a half of Game 2 Saturday night at the United Center, Bruins coach Claude Julien had to shake up his bottom two lines. One of those units, Daniel Paille, Chris …

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 CentralMay 22, 1 year 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 21, 1 year ago

Bruins match Rangers’ desperation, go up 3-0

Bruins match Rangers’ desperation, go up 3-0

NEW YORK – Knowing that the Rangers would come out flying, the Boston Bruins matched their desperation. The results didn’t pay immediate dividends for the Black and Gold, however. The Rangers came out the better team for the first period and …

Playoff CentralMay 2, 1 year ago

Merlot line key in Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory

Merlot line key in Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory

The Merlot will taste pretty sweet for Shawn Thornton, Daniel Paille and Gregory Campbell after Wednesday’s performance. During their time as a unit, the trio’s goal is always the same: provide the Bruins with energy if needed. It’s safe to say…