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Playoff CentralJun 22, 1 year ago

Bruins no strangers to bouncing back

Bruins no strangers to bouncing back

Many Bruins fans were worried about the Black and Gold’s state of mind after losing a grueling three overtime Game 1 in Chicago, but how did they respond in Game 2? They had a 2-1 come-from-behind win in overtime to even the series up at one. The B…

Playoff CentralJun 19, 1 year ago

Bruins perfectly executing series keys heading into Game 4

Bruins perfectly executing series keys heading into Game 4

Just prior to the start of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final last Wednesday I gave you my five keys to a Bruins series victory and their second Stanley Cup in three years. With three games officially in the books and the Bruins holding a 2-1 lead in the ser…

Playoff CentralJun 18, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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…