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Nov 18, 3 months ago

Starting Anton Khudobin the obvious call vs. Sharks

Starting Anton Khudobin the obvious call vs. Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ah yes, the goaltender controversy in Boston continues. This time there’s some legitimacy to that; albeit a minor controversy. As Bruce Cassidy confirmed yesterday, Anton Khudobin will get his second straight start betw…

Nov 16, 3 months ago

Little room for error with these Bruins

Little room for error with these Bruins

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Even with a healthy lineup, the margin of error in the National Hockey League is thin. One mistake and a team is chasing. Even if they respond after giving up a goal or two, they can still find themselves behind the proverbial…

Nov 12, 3 months ago

Brandon Carlo admits to being the “Achilles heel”

Brandon Carlo admits to being the “Achilles heel”

It’s just like a Homeric poem. To this point, the Boston Bruins 2017-18 season has been a bit of an odyssey. By his own admission, Brandon Carlo played the role of Achilles on Saturday night. The Bruins had it tough during their 4-1 loss to Toronto…

Nov 11, 3 months ago

Injury-plagued Bruins shooting themselves in the foot

Injury-plagued Bruins shooting themselves in the foot

Any player or coach will tell you that injuries are part of the game. Some teams that deal with the injury bug can overcome missing players. Other squads might tread water or find the task too tall to overcome without key members of the roster. Right…

Nov 5, 4 months ago

Bruins still can’t figure out the Braden Holtby puzzle

Bruins still can’t figure out the Braden Holtby puzzle

Death, taxes and Braden Holtby beating the Bruins. If they could, the Bruins would petition to the league that when they square up against the Washington Capitals, Holtby is not allowed in net. After Saturday’s 31 save performance against the…

Oct 31, 4 months ago

What we learned: Bruins show character, salvage point

What we learned: Bruins show character, salvage point

All of one month’s of work was on display for the Boston Bruins against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night. First the bad. A 3-0 deficit midway through the second period. Whether it was Tuukka Rask allowing a couple of soft goals, defens…