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

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

Rask, Bruins Blank Canucks 4-0

Boston, MA- Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (25 saves) earned his third shutout of the season while the Bruins powered past the visiting Vancouver Canucks on the strength of a first period Charlie Coyle goal. Boston also got tallies from Brad Marchand, David Krejci, and Karson Kuhlman to extend their current winning streak to four games. Rask’s record improved to 19-4-6 and he is undefeated at TD Garden where…… Continue reading Rask, Bruins Blank Canucks 4-0

Bruins Dominate Sharks in 5-1 Thrashing

Boston, MA – The San Jose Sharks (4-7-1) entered the TD Garden on the tail end of their five-game East Coast road trip, that was evident early and often. The Sharks have been struggling of late, going 1-3-1 over their last five games. Injuries, age, and deep playoff runs have done a number on Peter DeBoer’s squad, but those…… Continue reading Bruins Dominate Sharks in 5-1 Thrashing