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Playoff CentralMay 17, 1 year ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 1

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 1

It was a text message from Mark Recchi that finally got the Bruins leading scorer during the regular season going, according to NBC’s Pierre McGuire’s post game interview. “He just texted me and told me to play my game and not to worry about an…

Playoff CentralMay 15, 1 year ago

Net front presence key for Bruins vs. Lundqvist

Net front presence key for Bruins vs. Lundqvist

If the last 10 minutes of Game 7 against the Maple Leafs was any indication on how the Bruins will win a hockey game, the Black and Gold must establish net front presence and crash the net versus Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers. Lundqvist p…

Playoff CentralMay 14, 1 year ago

Game 7 postgame reaction

Game 7 postgame reaction

Last night in Boston, the Bruins completed an historic third period comeback to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 to win their best-of-seven series, four games to three. Here is some postgame video after the Bruins win. Matt Bartkowski: Zdeno …

Playoff CentralMay 13, 1 year ago

Let’s play seven; Leafs beat Bruins in Game 6

Let’s play seven; Leafs beat Bruins in Game 6

Clear your Monday night plans folks, there’s going to be a Game 7 in Boston. For the second straight game the Bruins had a chance to send the Maple Leafs home for the summer, but once again the Bruins couldn’t find the killer instinct they needed…

Playoff CentralMay 10, 1 year ago

Bruins lack killer instinct in Game 5 loss to Leafs

Bruins lack killer instinct in Game 5 loss to Leafs

From the opening faceoff, the Boston Bruins lacked a killer instinct. With their season on the line, the Toronto Maple Leafs came into Friday’s Game 5 playing desperate hockey. The Black and Gold, meanwhile, simply didn’t match their desperation….

Playoff CentralMay 5, 1 year ago

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

Defensive meltdowns cost Bruins in Game 2

With Andrew Ference out of the lineup due to a one-game suspension, the Bruins had to jumble up their defensive pairings prior to Game 2 of their first round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night at the TD Garden. Taking Ference’s p…