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 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

Bruins Take Care of Rangers

Boston, MA – The Boston Bruins took care of business by beating an exhausted and struggling New York Rangers team 4-0 at TD Garden on Thursday night. Powered by a full team effort and a shutout performance from rookie goaltender Jeremy Swayman (15 saves), the Bruins tightened their grip on third place in the MassMutual East division. The Rangers, coming off a physical series against the…… Continue reading Bruins Take Care of Rangers

Smith’s Hat-Trick Leads Bruins Past Sabres

Boston, MA – Craig Smith scored three goals in the Boston Bruins convincing 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon. The Sabres were the perfect elixir for multiple struggling Bruins over the two-game home-stand as Boston piled up 11 goals. Picking up where they left off, the Bruins second line of David Krejci, Taylor Hall, and Smith got things rolling…… Continue reading Smith’s Hat-Trick Leads Bruins Past Sabres

Coyle, Bruins Outlast Sabres

Boston, MA – An offensive outburst in the third period by the Boston Bruins broke open a tie 2-2 game against the visiting Buffalo Sabres in front of 2,191 at TD Garden. Charlie Coyle snapped his scoring slump, his first goal in 29 games, to notch the game-winning goal and earn Boston two points in the tight MassMutual East division race with seven…… Continue reading Coyle, Bruins Outlast Sabres