New Jersey Tips Boston

Boston, MA – Pavel Zacha’s seventh goal of the season was the difference in the New Jersey Devils beating the Boston Bruins 1-0 at TD Garden on Sunday. Scott Wedgewood turned back all 40 shots that the Bruins put on net, to earn his second shutout of the season. Both shutouts have come on Sundays. Both goalies were exceptional in the crease. Bruins goalie Tuukka…… Continue reading New Jersey Tips Boston

Bruins Answer Bell Against Capitals

Boston, MA – A second-period outburst propelled the Boston Bruins to a 5-1 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals at TD Garden on Friday night. Boston blew open a 1-0 lead when Trent Frederic, Patrice Bergeron, and Brad Marchand all netted goals in just over eight minutes of play. Jaroslav Halak stopped 31 shots in earning his fourth win of the year. Marchand gave the Bruins the 1-0…… Continue reading Bruins Answer Bell Against Capitals

Capitals Edge Bruins in Shootout, 2-1

Boston, MA – Jakub Vrana’s shootout goal was the difference between one or two points for his Washington Capitals on Wednesday night as they eeked outa 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins. The clash between two of the MassMutual East Division’s top three teams shows that every point matters. With the win, the Caps extended their lead over…… Continue reading Capitals Edge Bruins in Shootout, 2-1

Devils, Palmieri Outlast Bruins

Boston, MA -The New Jersey Devils played spoiler in the Boston Bruins’ homecoming. Riding a pair of goals from Kyle Palmieri and 25 saves from MacKenzie Blackwood, the visitors outlasted the Bruins 3-2 in their first game back at TD Garden in three weeks. It was the second straight win for the Devils after missing just over two weeks due to…… Continue reading Devils, Palmieri Outlast Bruins

Road Warriors, er Bruins, Return Home

Boston, MA – It’s been almost a month since the Boston Bruins hosted a fellow MassMutual East Division opponent at TD Garden. Tonight the New Jersey Devils will take on the Bruins in an empty Garden. For the Bruins, it’s just a quick, one-stop homestand before jetting off to face the Philadelphia Flyers on the shores of Lake Tahoe Sunday. Since Boston was last at home, a 4-1…… Continue reading Road Warriors, er Bruins, Return Home

A Tale of Two Halves

Lowell, MA. – The visiting Boston College Eagles rode their “second” line to a 4-3 victory over the UMass-Lowell River Hawks on Saturday night at Tsongas Arena. Nine total points for Jack McBain, Nikita Nesterenko, Colby Ambrosio, and Drew Helleson. McBain and Helleson each had a goal and two assists to power BC past UML. Spencer Knight made 29 saves for the Eagles. His counter-part Owen Savory had…… Continue reading A Tale of Two Halves

Eagles Soar Over River Hawks

Chestnut Hill, MA – The Boston College Eagles kept the University of Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks grounded in a 7-1 rout on Kelley Rink at Conte Forum. The top-ranked Eagles were paced by two goals apiece from Mike Hardman and Alex Newhook. Sophomore goaltender Spencer Knight made 29 saves in notching his 11th win of the season, while the Eagles improved to 12-3-1. BC jumped out to an early…… Continue reading Eagles Soar Over River Hawks

Washington Capitalizes in OT

Alex Ovechkin did what Alex Ovechkin does, scores. The future Hall of Fame goal scorer ended the Boston Bruins (5-1-2) comeback bid just 28 seconds into overtime when his wrist-shot beat Tuukka Rask (19 saves) blocker side high. The Washington Capitals (6-0-3) have yet to lose in regulation thus far and sit atop the East Division with 15 points. Ovechkin’s winner was…… Continue reading Washington Capitalizes in OT

Minutemen Hold Off River Hawks

Lowell, MA – Filip Lindberg turned back 27 shots on his way to backstopping the visiting University of Massachusetts-Amherst Minutemen to a 2-1 win over Commonwealth rival University of Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks. Two second-period goals by the Minutemen proved to be the difference in the Saturday night Hockey East match-up. An entertaining first period had each goalie coming up big…… Continue reading Minutemen Hold Off River Hawks

Bruins Stifle Crosby, Penguins

Boston, Ma-The Boston Bruins completed a 4-0 TD Garden homestand after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on the strength of two Patrice Bergeron goals. Jaroslav Halak turned back 16 of 17 shots to bolster the Bruins backline and improve his record to 2-0-1. The Bruins overall are 5-1-1 while Pittsburgh falls to 4-3-1. Boston celebrates Chris Wagner’s goal in the first period. Pittsburgh defenseman Kevin Czuczman had…… Continue reading Bruins Stifle Crosby, Penguins