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Playoff CentralJun 18, 2 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Blackhawks Game 3

Player of the Game: Bruins-Blackhawks Game 3

It is awfully tough not to award Tuukka Rask as my Player of the Game, but I dug a little deeper and looked at the overall game of Patrice Bergeron. What else can you say about this man? He is as consistent of a player as there is in the National Hoc…

Playoff CentralJun 18, 2 years ago

Bruins draw up face-off success in Game 3 victory

Bruins draw up face-off success in Game 3 victory

The Bruins have been great all season long at the face-off dot, but in their Stanley Cup Final Game 3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, they were nearly perfect. The Bruins finished the night 40-for-56 at the face-off dot in a game that the Bruins…

Playoff CentralJun 18, 2 years ago

Bruins’ penalty kill up to the task in Game 3

Bruins’ penalty kill up to the task in Game 3

At the end of the regular season, the Bruins’ penalty kill had taken a hit, and the team suffered as a result. In the postseason, the penalty kill is back up to speed. Through 19 postseason contests, the Bruins are 55-of-62 on the penalty kill…

Playoff CentralJun 17, 2 years ago

Krug not lacking confidence heading into Game 3

Krug not lacking confidence heading into Game 3

It was nearly a month ago when Torey Krug was taking Boston by storm as he was inserted into the lineup due to a depleted defense core. Krug made a name for himself versus the New York Rangers with four goals and an assist in five games. He also scor…

Playoff CentralJun 13, 2 years ago

Bruins reflect on triple OT loss, look ahead to Game 2

Bruins reflect on triple OT loss, look ahead to Game 2

CHICAGO – It’s been less than 24 hours since the Bruins fell to the Blackhawks in a triple overtime thriller at the United Center. As the Black and Gold took Thursday off to rest up, the feeling among the team is still the same. Wednesday’s…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 2 years 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…