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

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

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

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

Pastrnak’s Hat-Trick Downs Jets in Boston

Boston, MA – David Pastrnak‘s seventh career hat-trick combined with Jake DeBrusk‘s two-goal output were enough to power the Boston Bruins past the Winnipeg Jets in a 5-4 shoot-out at TD Garden. The sell-out crowd of 17,850 erupted when DeBrusk tipped a Charlie McAvoy slapshot past Laurent Brossoit (31 saves) at 11:46 of the third period to break a 4-4 tie. DeBrusk’s second goal of the game…… Continue reading Pastrnak’s Hat-Trick Downs Jets in Boston

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

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

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

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