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

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

Bruins Squander Lead, Prevail in OT

Boston, MA – It took extra time, but the Boston Bruins closed out the Pittsburgh Penguins to gain the meaningful division point when Craig Smith fired a shot past Tristan Jarry (33 saves) with 10.9 remaining. Bruins goalkeeper Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots, again coming up big in three-on-three play. Game-time addition defenseman Connor Clifton gave the Penguins their first power-play at 7:18 when he was called…… Continue reading Bruins Squander Lead, Prevail in OT

Boston Routs Philly 6-1

Boston, MA – A Saturday night affair between the Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins is usually a rock’em sock’em event at TD Garden. Tonight the Flyers were the only ones to get socked as Boston won handily, 6-1. Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron had 2 goals apiece, and Jaroslav Halak only needed to make 16 saves in the win. Overall, the home team played a well-rounded…… Continue reading Boston Routs Philly 6-1

Bruins Outlast Flyers in Shoot-Out

Boston, MA- It took forty minutes and change, but the Boston Bruins finally broke through on five-on-five. And then the floodgates opened. Despite Boston’s offensive outpouring in the third period, the Philadelphia Flyers were equally adept at finding the back of the net. Tuukka Rask (22 saves) was a wall when it mattered, and Jake DeBrusk beat Carter Hart in the shootout to give the Bruins…… Continue reading Bruins Outlast Flyers in Shoot-Out

Bruins Outlast Devils in Shootout

Newark, NJ – Brad Marchand bookended the Boston Bruins 3-2 over-time shootout win against the New Jersey Devilson Thursday night. Marchand notched the first goal of the Bruins 2021 season at 17:40 of the first period. He then ended the game on the Bruins’ final shootout attempt. The Bruins controlled play throughout most of the evening. The opening period was…… Continue reading Bruins Outlast Devils in Shootout

Boston Bruins 2021 Preview

The 2021 version of the Boston Bruins… “meet the new boss, same as the old boss,” as Roger Daltrey croons for The Who in “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Will fans be fooled again by the most recent iteration of Boston Bruins hockey? The team made few roster moves to look any different from season’s past, but…… Continue reading Boston Bruins 2021 Preview

Bruins Name Bergeron Captain

Boston, MA – The Boston Bruins announced today what everyone in the hockey-world already knew…center Patrice Bergeron will wear the captain’s “C” for the 2021 season. With the departure of long-time captain, defenseman Zdeno Chara, the choice was obvious. Bergeron was drafted by the Bruins with the 45th pick (2nd round) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and has come to…… Continue reading Bruins Name Bergeron Captain

Boston Advances Past Carolina

Perennial playoff heroes aren’t easy to come by and the Boston Bruins are fortunate to have a few of them. Once again the Bruins were powered by veteran centers David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron, as Boston closed out the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 in game 5. Carolina came out surging to open the game knowing it…… Continue reading Boston Advances Past Carolina