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Playoff CentralMay 19, 11 months ago

Killer instinct propels Bruins to victory in Game 2

Killer instinct propels Bruins to victory in Game 2

The word killer instinct has been used around the Bruins a lot lately, especially after the Bruins failed to close out their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Games 5 and 6 after jumping out to a three games t…

Playoff CentralMay 16, 11 months ago

Five keys to a Bruins series victory over the Rangers

Five keys to a Bruins series victory over the Rangers

The Bruins and Rangers will meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1973; a series the Rangers won four games to one. The two original six rivals have met in the postseason nine times with the Bruins winning six of those nine series including t…

Playoff CentralMay 15, 11 months ago

Getting to know the New York Rangers

Getting to know the New York Rangers

The Boston-New York rivalry takes center stage again, but this time the two products on the ice are going to be the main attraction. On Thursday night, the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers will convine for their first playoff meeting in 40 yea…

Playoff CentralMay 14, 11 months ago

Tuukka Rask unsung hero in Game 7 win

Tuukka Rask unsung hero in Game 7 win

Two U’s, Two K’s and more than two game-changing saves that kept the Bruins in Game 7 to allow them to complete this almost impossible comeback. The Bruins were playing from behind almost the entire night, but that did not stop goaltender Tuukka …

Playoff CentralMay 14, 11 months ago

One comeback avoids another in Game 7

One comeback avoids another in Game 7

For two and a half periods it looked like the Bruins were well on their way to another first round playoff exit and another epic choke job under the watch of Claude Julien, but the Bruins then flipped that switch everyone has been talking about and t…

Playoff CentralMay 13, 12 months ago

Let’s play seven; Leafs beat Bruins in Game 6

Let’s play seven; Leafs beat Bruins in Game 6

Clear your Monday night plans folks, there’s going to be a Game 7 in Boston. For the second straight game the Bruins had a chance to send the Maple Leafs home for the summer, but once again the Bruins couldn’t find the killer instinct they needed…