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Playoff CentralMay 20, 1 year ago

Tuukka Rask shining bright in Round 2 vs. Rangers

Tuukka Rask shining bright in Round 2 vs. Rangers

Heading into this series against the New York Rangers, all the chatter was about how good a goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was and how the Bruins would have difficulty in scoring off him. Well, the B’s have lit the lamp eight times in two games agains…

Playoff CentralMay 17, 1 year ago

Bruins power play fluid in Game 1 victory

Bruins power play fluid in Game 1 victory

The Bruins’ power play gave fans fits all season as it was so frustrating. In Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup with the New York Rangers, it was as far from frustrating as you can get. The team went 18-122 on the man adva…

Playoff CentralMay 16, 1 year ago

Five keys to a Bruins series victory over the Rangers

Five keys to a Bruins series victory over the Rangers

The Bruins and Rangers will meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1973; a series the Rangers won four games to one. The two original six rivals have met in the postseason nine times with the Bruins winning six of those nine series including t…

Playoff CentralMay 15, 1 year ago

Net front presence key for Bruins vs. Lundqvist

Net front presence key for Bruins vs. Lundqvist

If the last 10 minutes of Game 7 against the Maple Leafs was any indication on how the Bruins will win a hockey game, the Black and Gold must establish net front presence and crash the net versus Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers. Lundqvist p…

Playoff CentralMay 15, 1 year ago

Getting to know the New York Rangers

Getting to know the New York Rangers

The Boston-New York rivalry takes center stage again, but this time the two products on the ice are going to be the main attraction. On Thursday night, the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers will convine for their first playoff meeting in 40 yea…

Playoff CentralMay 8, 1 year 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…