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

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

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

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

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