Boston Holds Off Devils for 5-2 Win

Newark, NJ – The Boston Bruins accomplished two goals on Saturday afternoon by beating the New Jersey Devils 5-2 at the Prudential Center. First, they held onto a third-period lead. Second, they picked up a road win. The Bruins squandered a 3-2 lead on Thursday at home against the Edmonton Oilers, leaving them sour. Saturday, they built on a 3-2 lead in…… Continue reading Boston Holds Off Devils for 5-2 Win

Bruins Start Fast, Hold On for 4-3 Win

Boston, MA – The Boston Bruins took the game to the visiting San Jose Sharks early and often in the opening period only to see their three-goal lead vanish in the third. The Bruins held on for the 4-3 win in front of 17,850 at the TD Garden Sunday matinee. Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak, and Jake DeBrusk continued their scoring ways while defenseman Derek Forbort tallied…… Continue reading Bruins Start Fast, Hold On for 4-3 Win

Boston Shines Brighter Than Dallas

Boston, MA – Brad Marchand’s two-goal night powered the Boston Bruins past the visiting Dallas Stars 3-1 on Opening Night at TD Garden. A sell-out crowd of 17,850 witnessed Marchand’s brace book-end Jake DeBrusk’s game-winning goal while Jeremy Swayman made 27 saves to become the first Bruins rookie goalie to start and win an opener since 1995. Dallas defenseman Ryan Suter drew a Hooking call at…… Continue reading Boston Shines Brighter Than Dallas

Boston Edges Philadelphia 4-2 in Exhibition Home Opener

Boston, MA – The Boston Bruins sent what is almost their final roster out to face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden on Thursday night. The team didn’t disappoint as they downed the Flyers 4-2 in their preseason home opener. For numerous players it was their first game action of the preseason. Veterans Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak, and Charlie McAvoy laced up their skates…… Continue reading Boston Edges Philadelphia 4-2 in Exhibition Home Opener

Musings From Day One of Bruins Camp

Two thoughts on Brad Marchand… one is if this whole hockey thing doesn’t work out he has a career in comedy. The 33-year-old, 12-year veteran was asked if with all the departures of the core group that made three Stanley Cup runs he gives any thought to how long he plans on playing? “Until they…… Continue reading Musings From Day One of Bruins Camp

Bruins Take Care of Rangers

Boston, MA – The Boston Bruins took care of business by beating an exhausted and struggling New York Rangers team 4-0 at TD Garden on Thursday night. Powered by a full team effort and a shutout performance from rookie goaltender Jeremy Swayman (15 saves), the Bruins tightened their grip on third place in the MassMutual East division. The Rangers, coming off a physical series against the…… Continue reading Bruins Take Care of Rangers

Bruins, Halak Shutout Rangers

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins have been answering questions all week about a lack of scoring. Tonight they let their play answer those questions. Four goals from four different scorers paced the Bruins over the visiting New York Rangers 4-0. Jaroslav Halak stopped all 27 shots in earning his second shutout of the year. Jaroslav Halak makes one of his 27…… Continue reading Bruins, Halak Shutout Rangers

Devils, Palmieri Outlast Bruins

Boston, MA -The New Jersey Devils played spoiler in the Boston Bruins’ homecoming. Riding a pair of goals from Kyle Palmieri and 25 saves from MacKenzie Blackwood, the visitors outlasted the Bruins 3-2 in their first game back at TD Garden in three weeks. It was the second straight win for the Devils after missing just over two weeks due to…… Continue reading Devils, Palmieri Outlast Bruins

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

DeBrusk, Bruins Dominate 3rd Period

Trailing by two going into the final 20 minutes of play wasn’t enough to deter the Boston Bruins, who scored four goals in less than six minutes to take a commanding 3-1 series led over the Carolina Hurricanes. Jake DeBrusk scored two of the goals, the first of which gave the Bruins life. The second…… Continue reading DeBrusk, Bruins Dominate 3rd Period