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Playoff CentralJun 24, 1 year ago

Bruins need more from top-line in Game 6

Bruins need more from top-line in Game 6

With the Bruins facing elimination entering a do-or-die Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday night at TD Garden, the Bruins need more production from their number one line. Entering the Stanley Cup Final the Bruins top trio of Milan Lucic, David Kr…

Playoff CentralJun 14, 1 year ago

Horton skates, still day-to-day

Horton skates, still day-to-day

CHICAGO – After sustaining an injury during the first overtime of Wednesday’s triple overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1, Nathan Horton returned to the ice for practice Friday afternoon at the United Center. While that is an…

Playoff CentralJun 12, 1 year ago

Black and Gold need to re-sign Nathan Horton

Black and Gold need to re-sign Nathan Horton

He leads all players in plus/minus in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a +21. He is second in total points with 17 (7 G 10 A) and has been dominant on one of the best lines in hockey throughout the Black and Gold’s Cup run. It begs the question: …

Playoff CentralJun 9, 1 year ago

Claude Julien in upper tier of coaching ranks

Claude Julien in upper tier of coaching ranks

Photo credit: Jim Davis/Boston Globe staff By now, many hockey fans and pundits alike are well aware that a coach’s life span in the National Hockey League is one of the shortest in the four major professional sports. But Claude Julien is one o…

Playoff CentralJun 8, 1 year ago

Bruins defense certainly offensive in 2013 playoffs

Bruins defense certainly offensive in 2013 playoffs

The Boston Bruins are known as a “defensive-minded” team, but in these 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their blue-line is lighting the lamp quite often with 15 goals in 16 games. Johnny Boychuk leads the “D-men” with five goals while youngster Tor…

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…