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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 13, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Blackhawks-Bruins Game 1

Player of the Game: Blackhawks-Bruins Game 1

The talk of the Stanley Cup Finals has been mostly about the goaltenders on each side. In a game where Corey Crawford could have given up after surrending two two-goal leads to the Boston Bruins, he hung in there outlasting Tuukka Rask en route to a …

Daily NewsJun 13, 1 year ago

Bounces go against Bruins in loss to Blackhawks

Bounces go against Bruins in loss to Blackhawks

CHICAGO – If Game 1 was any indication of the type of series the Bruins and Blackhawks will have, then the two teams will be in for a long series. Fatigue, missed chances, and great goaltending from Tuukka Rask (59 saves) and Corey Crawford (51…

Playoff CentralMay 26, 1 year ago

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

Milan Lucic heating up at just the right time

When Milan Lucic was a healthy scratch against the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 20th, many fans and pundits alike were labeling the sixth-year forward as a “bust” and someone who wasn’t living up to expectations. At that point, Luci…

Playoff CentralMay 26, 1 year ago

Tuukka Rask bounces back in Game 5

Tuukka Rask bounces back in Game 5

Okay Bruins fans, you can go back to loving Tuukka Rask after his 28-save effort in the Bruins’ 3-1 win over the Rangers in Game 5 Saturday night at the TD Garden. Rask has been rock solid for the B’s all season long and one “slip up” in …

Playoff CentralMay 20, 1 year ago

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Bruins need to keep killer instinct mentality in Game 3

Already ahead 3-2 going into the third period, the Boston Bruins wasted little time displaying a killer instinct. Just 24 seconds into the final stanza, Brad Marchand put the B’s ahead 4-2 with his second of the playoffs. Milan Lucic delivered the …