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Playoff CentralJun 3, 2 years ago

Bruins penalty kill comes up big in Game 1

Bruins penalty kill comes up big in Game 1

When the Pittsburgh Penguins receive four power-plays in a game, usually they capitalize. The National Hockey League’s most lethal power-play unit went 0-4 against the Bruins penalty kill Saturday night in Game 1, leaving the Penguins looking f…

Playoff CentralJun 2, 2 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 1

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 1

Is there anybody else who enjoys playing in the playoffs more than David Krejci? Krejci got the Bruins off on the right foot Saturday night in Pittsburgh netting two goals to lift the Black and Gold to a 3-0 victory over the Penguins in Game 1 of the…

Playoff CentralMay 31, 2 years ago

Full week of rest helps Bruins as Penguins loom

Full week of rest helps Bruins as Penguins loom

When the puck drops Saturday night at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh for the Eastern Conference Finals it will mark exactly one week since the Bruins last skated in a game.  A whole week is a long time to wait between games, especially durin…

Playoff CentralMay 8, 2 years 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 5, 2 years ago

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

With Andrew Ference out of the lineup due to a one-game suspension, the Bruins had to jumble up their defensive pairings prior to Game 2 of their first round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night at the TD Garden. Taking Ference’s p…

Playoff CentralMay 4, 2 years ago

Bruins expect more from Maple Leafs in Game 2

Bruins expect more from Maple Leafs in Game 2

With the Maple Leafs looking to avoid an 0-2 hole before the series shifts back to Toronto Monday night for Game 3, the Boston Bruins are expecting their first round opponent to come out with desperation in Game 2 Saturday night at the TD Garden. Aft…