Lightning Strike Down Bruins 5-3

Boston, MA – The second meeting in five days between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins, number two and one respectively in the Atlantic Division, was more than just a regular season affair. Tampa outlasted Boston 5-3 in front of 17,850 at TD Garden in a playoff-intensity atmosphere that had 94 minutes in penalties, two short-handed goals (on…… Continue reading Lightning Strike Down Bruins 5-3

Bruins Hold On For Win

Boston, MA – The Boston Bruins got something from everyone as they held on to beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in front of 17,850 at TD Garden. Nick Ritchie had a goal and an assist in his second game wearing a Bruins uniform, David Krejci had a Fighting major, while Jaroslav Halak stopped 31 of 34 shots. Boston had the game’s first power play at 13:07…… Continue reading Bruins Hold On For Win

Strong Second Period Propels Boston Past Arizona

Boston, MA – Charlie Coyle book-ended the Boston Bruins scoring, while Tuukka Rask made 29 saves, as the Bruins beat the visiting Arizona Coyotes 4-2 in a Saturday afternoon matinee. The Bruins extended their win streak to eight games and Rask remained unbeaten on TD Garden ice, pushing his franchise record home point streak to 18 games. The win over Arizona was also the 16th…… Continue reading Strong Second Period Propels Boston Past Arizona

Bruins Beat Penguins 4-1

Boston, MA — Jaroslav Halak made 29 saves after giving up a goal on the game’s first shot and two first period assists from Karson Kuhlman, in his first game back since October, sparked the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 win over Eastern Conference rival Pittsburgh in front of 17,850 at TD Garden. The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins came into the game having won…… Continue reading Bruins Beat Penguins 4-1

DeBrusk’s Brace Powers Bruins Past Sabres

Boston, MA – Third-year forward Jake DeBrusk was benched early in the first period of Sunday night’s game between the visiting Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruins. The former #14 overall pick in the 2015 draft heeded Head Coach Bruce Cassidy‘s message and responded in a big way in the third period. The Edmonton, Alberta native’s two goals just eighteen seconds apart proved…… Continue reading DeBrusk’s Brace Powers Bruins Past Sabres

Predators Extend Bruins Woes, Win 4-3 in OT

Boston, MA — For the third straight game the Boston Bruins went to overtime and for the third straight game they left the TD Gardenice having squandered their chance at two points. The Nashville Predators‘ Ryan Ellis won the game with fifty-five seconds left to play in overtime when he banged home a centering pass from Ryan Johansen. For the Predators it was…… Continue reading Predators Extend Bruins Woes, Win 4-3 in OT

Toews, Chicago Trip Boston in OT 4-3

Boston, MA – The struggling Chicago Blackhawks (10-12-5) strode into TD Garden in the midst of a three game losing streak, while the Boston Bruins (20-3-5) were sitting comfortably on an eight game winning streak of their own. The Blackhawks ultimately squandered a three goal lead in the third period only to be rescued by their captain Jonathan Toews breakaway goal fifty-four seconds into…… Continue reading Toews, Chicago Trip Boston in OT 4-3

Bruins Storm Back Against Canadiens in the Third

Boston, MA – As the season’s first significant snowfall touched down in the Boston area, so too did the Montreal Canadiens. Neither snow nor Carey Price (29 saves) would be able to stop the Boston Bruins from plowing ahead to victory. The Canadiens had a 1-0 lead after two periods (6-1-2 when doing so) but three goals by the Bruins in…… Continue reading Bruins Storm Back Against Canadiens in the Third

Wild Night at TD Garden for Minnesota and Boston

Boston, MA – For a majority of Saturday night’s game against the Minnesota Wild the Boston Bruins were having one of those nights that teams have in a long NHL season. They were playing well but losing, not getting the calls, or the bounces, and were being outworked by the Wild. The Bruins kept the…… Continue reading Wild Night at TD Garden for Minnesota and Boston

Bruins, Rask Hold Off Sabres in Boston

Boston, MA –  The Bruins post game victory song, the Standell’s “Dirty Water” was blared over the TD Garden loud speaker for the first time since November 4th. Despite coming into the game 7-0-4 at home the Boston Bruins had suffered three straight shootout defeats in front of their loyal fan-base. Powered by Brad Marchand’s two goals and Tuukka Rask’s…… Continue reading Bruins, Rask Hold Off Sabres in Boston