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Playoff CentralMay 24, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 4

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 4

On a night where it looked like the Bruins were heading for a clean sweep of the New York Rangers, everything changed in an instance when Tuukka Rask stumbled and fell leading to Carl Hagelin’s goal. That play alone changed the whole complexion…

Playoff CentralMay 23, 1 year ago

Blunders cost Bruins in overtime loss to Rangers

Blunders cost Bruins in overtime loss to Rangers

NEW YORK – When Rangers coach John Tortorella scratched former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Brad Richards for Game 4, the buzz surrounding the announcement drew more attention than Tortorella’s 19-second press conference at the morning skate. Th…

Playoff CentralMay 20, 1 year ago

Tuukka Rask shining bright in Round 2 vs. Rangers

Tuukka Rask shining bright in Round 2 vs. Rangers

Heading into this series against the New York Rangers, all the chatter was about how good a goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was and how the Bruins would have difficulty in scoring off him. Well, the B’s have lit the lamp eight times in two games agains…

Playoff CentralMay 19, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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…