Islanders Rout Bruins to Advance to Conference Finals

Uniondale, NY- The New York Islanders have a return engagement with the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning in the Conference Finals after roundly dispatching the Boston Bruins 6-2 en route to a 4 games to 2 series win.  The Islanders controlled the action for a majority of the game as they made the Bruins look out of sorts all night.…… Continue reading Islanders Rout Bruins to Advance to Conference Finals

Islanders Take 3-2 Series Lead w/ 5-4 Win

Boston, MA- The New York Islanders held on to beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 in front of 17,400 at TD Garden to take a commanding 3-2 lead as the series shifts back to Long Island. A forty save performance from Semyon Varlamov helped push the Islanders one game closer to the Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning for the second time in two…… Continue reading Islanders Take 3-2 Series Lead w/ 5-4 Win

Marchand Goal Nips Isles in OT

Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand’s tough angle shot beat New York Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov far-side top corner to give the Bruins a 2-1 win at 3:36 of overtime. The starting goalies were the big stars as Tuukka Rask had 28 saves for Boston while Varlamov had 39. In the end, it was the desperation attempt by Marchand that gave the…… Continue reading Marchand Goal Nips Isles in OT

Cizikas Wins It in OT for Islanders

Boston, MA – The New York Islanders edged the Boston Bruins, 4-3, in overtime when Casey Cizikas breakaway shot at 14:38 beat Tuukka Rask high, blocker-side to tie their second-round series at one win apiece. Cizakas silenced a rocking TD Garden crowd of 17,400 when his shot hit twine. The goal gave the Islanders their first win on the Garden ice during the 2021 campaign. New…… Continue reading Cizikas Wins It in OT for Islanders

Pastrnak Hat-Trick Powers B’s Past Isles

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins continued their winning ways riding a David Pastnak hat-trick to a 5-2 win in game one of their second-round series against the New York Islanders. 17,400 fans in attendance at TD Garden helped shake off any Bruins’ rust after being off since Sunday. The full house was the first for the Bruins since March of…… Continue reading Pastrnak Hat-Trick Powers B’s Past Isles

Bruins Clinch Series in DC, Win 3-1.

The Boston Bruins topped the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Sunday night to close their opening-round series 4-1. The Bruins got two goals from captain Patrice Bergeron and one from David Pastrnak. Tuukka Rask turned back forty shots in earning playoff victory number 55. The Capitals controlled long stretches of the play throughout the game. In the opening period, they were added by three power…… Continue reading Bruins Clinch Series in DC, Win 3-1.

Bruins Rout Capitals 4-1 in Game 4

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins took a commanding three games to one series lead on the strength of a solid, total, team effort 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals at TD Garden. Three Bruins scorers notched their first postseason goals as Boston rode that offensive output to the series’ first multiple-goal win for either team. The Bruins controlled the opening…… Continue reading Bruins Rout Capitals 4-1 in Game 4

Smith, Bruins Capitalize in Double OT

BOSTON, MA – Craig Smith’s wraparound goal at 5:48 of double overtime was the difference in the Boston Bruinsoutlasting the Washington Capitals, 3-2, in front of 4,565 at TD Garden Game Three of their best-of-seven series. It’s the third straight overtime game between the two teams in the postseason. Boston leads two games to one. Smith raced into the Capitals zone…… Continue reading Smith, Bruins Capitalize in Double OT

Marchand’s OT Blast Evens Series with Caps

Brad Marchand’s one-timer of a Matt Grzelcyk pass thirty-nine seconds into overtime evened up the Boston Bruinsseries with the Washington Capitals at one game apiece. Boston’s 4-3 win in front of 5,333 at Capital One Arena puts the advantage in the Bruins favor, for now, as the series shifts back to TD Garden and Boston on Wednesday. David Krejci kept the puck in the Capitals zone…… Continue reading Marchand’s OT Blast Evens Series with Caps

Hall, Bruins Slide Past Islanders in OT

Boston, MA – Tyler Hall’s highlight-reel goal in overtime earned the Boston Bruins two points in a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders in front of 4,565 at TD Garden. It also solidified the Bruins post-season match-up against the Washington Capitals in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. Boston had a one-point lead over the Islanders in the standings coming into…… Continue reading Hall, Bruins Slide Past Islanders in OT