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Playoff CentralJun 16, 2 years ago

Chris Kelly comes up huge in Bruins Game 2 victory

Chris Kelly comes up huge in Bruins Game 2 victory

CHICAGO- After 22 straight games without a goal, Chris Kelly finally—emphasize finally—got the monkey off his back with a second period tally in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. In a game where the Bruins were getting outplayed by a wide margin,…

Playoff CentralJun 16, 2 years ago

Line change sparks Bruins past Blackhawks in Game 2

Line change sparks Bruins past Blackhawks in Game 2

CHICAGO – With all the momentum on the Blackhawks side through the first period and a half of Game 2 Saturday night at the United Center, Bruins coach Claude Julien had to shake up his bottom two lines. One of those units, Daniel Paille, Chris …

Playoff CentralMay 31, 2 years ago

Bruins third line must contribute versus Penguins

Bruins third line must contribute versus Penguins

If there was a time for the Bruins third line to give them anything, this is the time. The Black and Gold will begin their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night and Rich Peverley, Chris Kelly and Tyler Seguin must show up to the party…

Playoff CentralMay 23, 2 years 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 16, 2 years ago

Four top scorers look to find game in round two

Four top scorers look to find game in round two

Brad Marchand, Tyler Seguin, Rick Nash and Brad Richards, four talented National Hockey League players that led their respective teams during the regular, unfortunately for them, the same can’t be said about their performances in the opening round …

Playoff CentralMay 16, 2 years 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…