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Playoff CentralMay 26, 2 years 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, 2 years 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 …

Playoff CentralMay 19, 2 years ago

Killer instinct propels Bruins to victory in Game 2

Killer instinct propels Bruins to victory in Game 2

The word killer instinct has been used around the Bruins a lot lately, especially after the Bruins failed to close out their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Games 5 and 6 after jumping out to a three games t…

Playoff CentralMay 15, 2 years 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 11, 2 years ago

Bruins in familiar role for Game 6

Bruins in familiar role for Game 6

There’s no denying that the Boston Bruins lacked a killer instinct in Game 5. With a chance to close out the series against the Toronto Maple Leafs – and gain a few extra days of rest – the Black and Gold came out flat and played un…

Playoff CentralMay 9, 2 years ago

Bruins force Maple Leafs into a must win Game 5

Bruins force Maple Leafs into a must win Game 5

During the course of regular season hockey you often hear people calling certain games “a must win” which in a sense may be true, but the true definition of a must win game comes when a team is facing the possibility of elimination from the Stanl…