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Playoff CentralMay 31, 2 years ago

Full week of rest helps Bruins as Penguins loom

Full week of rest helps Bruins as Penguins loom

When the puck drops Saturday night at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh for the Eastern Conference Finals it will mark exactly one week since the Bruins last skated in a game.  A whole week is a long time to wait between games, especially durin…

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 19, 2 years ago

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 2

Player of the Game: Bruins-Rangers Game 2

Mama, there goes that man again. In only his second career playoff game, defenseman Torey Krug scored his second goal in as many games and added an assist for his first career multi-point night. The Bruins went on to the 5-2 victory over the New York…

Playoff CentralMay 17, 2 years 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, 2 years 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, 2 years 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 …