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

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

Boston Pulls Ahead As Rask Pulls Up Stakes

Just about an hour and a half before the start of game three between the Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins, Boston announced that starting goaltender Tuukka Rask had opted out of the NHL bubble in Toronto. That news didn’t deter his teammates as back-up Jaroslav Halak stopped 29 shots en route to a 3-1 win that gave the Bruins a 2-1 edge in…… Continue reading Boston Pulls Ahead As Rask Pulls Up Stakes

Bergeron Wins Game One in Double OT

The Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins renewed NHL Playoff acquaintances in Toronto on Wednesday morning in typical 2020 fashion. It took a Patrice Bergeron snap-shot at 1:13 of the second overtime to break the 3-3 deadlock. Bergeron buried a David Pastrnak pass past Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek giving the Bruins a 1-0 series lead. Bergeron’s goal, his first of the 2020 playoffs, set a club…… Continue reading Bergeron Wins Game One in Double OT