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Post GameMar 19, 5 years ago

The Bruins let Matt Cooke off the hook

The Bruins take it easy on Matt Cooke Remember when Mike Tyson was on top of the boxing world some 20-25 years ago? Iron Mike ran through his competition like a hot knife through butter en route to capturing the IBF/WBA/WBC heavyweight titles during …

UncategorizedMar 18, 5 years ago

End of 40: Bruins 0, Pens 2

The Bruins were outscored 12-1 within the first 6:20 of the second period. Sarcastic cheers from the crowd after the first five-plus minutes of the period were spent peppering Tuukka Rask — two of those minutes killing-off a Vladimir Sobotka ho…

UncategorizedMar 18, 5 years ago

End of 20: Bruins 0, Penguins 1

Nice to see that the Matt Cooke thing is over — well, maybe. Shawn Thornton got a few good licks in on No. 24 for putting Marc Savard on the shelf with a Grade 2 concussion. Props to Cooke for obliging within 0:07 after being on the ice in the …

UncategorizedMar 18, 5 years ago

Pregame notes: Bruins vs. Penguins – the payback

The Bruins and Penguins are best exemplifying the saying, “save the best for last”, as they are meeting for the fourth and final time this season – with the Bruins holding a 1-1-1 record. Tonight will mark their 178th meeting in their lifetime …

NewsMar 11, 5 years ago

Chiarelli still devastated in Matt Cooke ruling

The aftershocks of Colin Campbell’s ruling yesterday on not suspending Pittsburgh Penguins’ Matt Cooke is still trembling the streets of Boston. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli held a 33 minute conference call yesterday after the t…

UncategorizedMar 11, 5 years ago

The Bruins need to hand Matt Cooke his lunch

On Feb. 26, 2004, Flyers’ leading scorer Mark Recchi got his lip busted and stitched from a two-handed swinging stick to the kisser by Ottawa Senators’ forward, Martin Havlat. The right-wing Havlat would receive a two-game suspension for …