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Boston Bruins 2013 season report cards: Defensemen and Goalies

Boston Bruins 2013 season report cards: Defensemen and Goalies

During the next two days, the Bruins Daily staff will be posting their individual grades for the Boston Bruins 2013 season. Today, we take a look at the Bruins’ defensemen and goaltenders, while tomorrow we will grade the Bruins forwards. Defenseme…

Playoff CentralJun 23, 1 year ago

Blackhawks top line too much for Chara, Seidenberg

Blackhawks top line too much for Chara, Seidenberg

It is troubling for Bruins fans that Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg were a minus-2 in their 3-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday night in Game 5. But the trio of Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell were too much for the Black and…

Playoff CentralJun 11, 2 years ago

Best of Media Day

Best of Media Day

Today in Chicago the Bruins and Blackhawks met with the media for media day on the eve of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Find out which Blackhawks star wore number 68 as a kid, which Bruin and Blackhawk are close friends and who almost got traded …

Playoff CentralJun 9, 2 years ago

Claude Julien in upper tier of coaching ranks

Claude Julien in upper tier of coaching ranks

Photo credit: Jim Davis/Boston Globe staff By now, many hockey fans and pundits alike are well aware that a coach’s life span in the National Hockey League is one of the shortest in the four major professional sports. But Claude Julien is one o…

Playoff CentralJun 8, 2 years ago

Bruins defense certainly offensive in 2013 playoffs

Bruins defense certainly offensive in 2013 playoffs

The Boston Bruins are known as a “defensive-minded” team, but in these 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their blue-line is lighting the lamp quite often with 15 goals in 16 games. Johnny Boychuk leads the “D-men” with five goals while youngster Tor…

Playoff CentralJun 8, 2 years ago

Perseverance pays off for Adam McQuaid

Perseverance pays off for Adam McQuaid

For someone who didn’t even know if he’d be playing in the 2013 season, Adam McQuaid has done pretty well for himself. McQuaid, who had a blood clot prior to the lockout-shortened campaign, returned in time for the start of the season back in Jan…