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Playoff CentralJun 6, 1 year ago

Jagr brilliant in Game 3 victory

Jagr brilliant in Game 3 victory

What else can you say about the effort of Jaromir Jagr Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals? He was finishing checks, winning battles and making plays that resulted in goals, especially his work along the boards in the final min…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 3

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 3

As John Malkovich said in the great movie Rounders, “Pay him, pay that man his money.” One could argue that he was referring to Boston Bruins goal-tender Tuukka Rask. Rask has been nothing short of sensational in the Eastern Conference Finals and…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 1 year ago

Patrice Bergeron: captain clutch

Patrice Bergeron: captain clutch

Patrice Bergeron has a knack for performing in the clutch during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. In Game 7 of the first round, Bergeron scored the tying and winning goals to complete the Boston Bruins’ historic comeback over the Toronto Maple Leafs….

Playoff CentralJun 4, 1 year ago

Jagr showing some positive signs in Game 2

Jagr showing some positive signs in Game 2

He stepped in front of his stall wearing the famous Army Ranger Jacket after Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Jaromir Jagr ended his six-game pointless streak by adding two assists in the Bruins 6-1 beat down of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jagr…

Playoff CentralMay 30, 1 year ago

Deciphering the Buccigross Overtime Challenge

Deciphering the Buccigross Overtime Challenge

With the score tied up, the buzzer sounds, signaling the end of the third period, sending hockey fans from all over the globe into a scramble looking for a computer or smartphone. Social media overtime contests, such as ESPN resident puckhead John B…

Playoff CentralMay 21, 1 year ago

Bruins match Rangers’ desperation, go up 3-0

Bruins match Rangers’ desperation, go up 3-0

NEW YORK – Knowing that the Rangers would come out flying, the Boston Bruins matched their desperation. The results didn’t pay immediate dividends for the Black and Gold, however. The Rangers came out the better team for the first period and …