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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…

Playoff CentralJun 4, 1 year 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, 1 year 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…