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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 19, 2 years ago

Bruins perfectly executing series keys heading into Game 4

Bruins perfectly executing series keys heading into Game 4

Just prior to the start of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final last Wednesday I gave you my five keys to a Bruins series victory and their second Stanley Cup in three years. With three games officially in the books and the Bruins holding a 2-1 lead in the ser…

Playoff CentralJun 14, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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…