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Playoff CentralMay 2, 2 years ago

Merlot line key in Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory

Merlot line key in Boston Bruins’ Game 1 victory

The Merlot will taste pretty sweet for Shawn Thornton, Daniel Paille and Gregory Campbell after Wednesday’s performance. During their time as a unit, the trio’s goal is always the same: provide the Bruins with energy if needed. It’s safe to say…

Playoff CentralMay 2, 2 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 1

Player of the Game: Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 1

The Boston Bruins finally played as close of a 60 minute game that they have played in months. They defended their home ice in a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 1 of their first round series at the TD Garden. One of the reasons why w…

Playoff CentralMay 2, 2 years ago

Bruins defensemen come up huge in Game 1 win over Leafs

Bruins defensemen come up huge in Game 1 win over Leafs

After a shaky April to end the 2013 regular season, the Bruins entered Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Maple Leafs with many concerns, the Bruins defensemen being one of them. For at least one night, the Bruins blue…

Playoff CentralMay 1, 2 years ago

Regular season success won’t guarantee playoff success vs. Leafs

Regular season success won’t guarantee playoff success vs. Leafs

Over the past three seasons the Bruins have gone 11-3-2 against the Toronto Maple Leafs which includes a 3-1-0 mark this season. It’s safe to say the Maple Leafs can just tip their hat and call the Bruins their daddy thanks to their lack of success…

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) …