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Playoff CentralMay 1, 2 years ago

Bruins need Tuukka Rask to carry team in playoffs

Bruins need Tuukka Rask to carry team in playoffs

During the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, then starting goalie Tim Thomas put the Bruins on his back and carried the team all the way to its first Stanley Cup victory in 39 years. Here and now in 2013 Tuukka Rask will need to do the same in order for the…

Playoff CentralApr 30, 2 years ago

Lingering questions surround Bruins defense

Lingering questions surround Bruins defense

The Bruins will take to the ice tomorrow night for their 2013 Stanley Cup playoff run. There are a lot of question marks heading into the post season after winning just two of their final nine contests. Outside of lighting the lamp (or lack thereof) …

Playoff CentralApr 30, 2 years ago

Nathan Horton eager to return to the postseason

Nathan Horton eager to return to the postseason

Two years ago, Nathan Horton etched his name into Bruins’ playoff lore. After coming from the Florida Panthers during the 2010 offseason, Horton entered the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in his career. Despite having no prior postseas…

Playoff CentralApr 30, 2 years ago

Getting to know the Toronto Maple Leafs

Getting to know the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Bruins and their fans are obviously familiar with the Toronto Maple Leafs as the Northeast division rivals meet quite often during the regular season. In this lockout shortened season, the Bruins and Leafs met four times with the Bruins taking th…

Playoff CentralApr 29, 2 years ago

Stanley Cup playoffs predictions

Stanley Cup playoffs predictions

Now that the lockout-shortened season has come and gone, the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs are finally here. The playoffs feature some familiar faces, and a few new ones in what promises to be one entertaining run of playoff hockey. The usual suspects ar…

Playoff CentralApr 29, 2 years ago

Bruins hand Habs division title; face Leafs in playoffs

Bruins hand Habs division title; face Leafs in playoffs

Heading into Sunday nights regular season finale against the Ottawa Senators, the Boston Bruins’ mission was simple, beat a team you’ve already beaten four times and the Northeast division title is yours for the third straight season. But the…