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Playoff CentralJun 18, 10 months 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…

Daily NewsJun 13, 11 months ago

Bounces go against Bruins in loss to Blackhawks

Bounces go against Bruins in loss to Blackhawks

CHICAGO – If Game 1 was any indication of the type of series the Bruins and Blackhawks will have, then the two teams will be in for a long series. Fatigue, missed chances, and great goaltending from Tuukka Rask (59 saves) and Corey Crawford (51…

Playoff CentralJun 8, 11 months ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 4

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 4

There is not much more you can say about Tuukka Rask. He stopped 134 of 136 shots thrown his way by the high-octane offense of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He held Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin off the score sheet in the process. If you told Bruins fan…

Playoff CentralJun 6, 11 months 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 4, 11 months ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 2

Player of the Game: Bruins-Penguins Game 2

Before fans at the Consol Energy Center could even get comfortable in their seats for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Brad Marchand put the Bruins up 1-0 just :28 seconds into the game and the B’s never looked back. “We wanted to make su…

Playoff CentralJun 4, 11 months ago

Bruins dominate Game 2 to take 2-0 series lead back home

Bruins dominate Game 2 to take 2-0 series lead back home

Much to the surprise of many, the Bruins are heading home after two games in Pittsburgh with a two-games-to-none lead in their Eastern Conference Finals series with the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins. After a 3-0 shutout of the Penguins in Game 1, the Br…