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 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

Smith’s Hat-Trick Leads Bruins Past Sabres

Boston, MA – Craig Smith scored three goals in the Boston Bruins convincing 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon. The Sabres were the perfect elixir for multiple struggling Bruins over the two-game home-stand as Boston piled up 11 goals. Picking up where they left off, the Bruins second line of David Krejci, Taylor Hall, and Smith got things rolling…… Continue reading Smith’s Hat-Trick Leads Bruins Past Sabres

Bruins Double Up on Caps

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins outlasted the Washington Capitals 6-3 in a grueling and physical Sunday afternoon matinee in front of 2,191 at TD Garden. The Bruins got two goals from Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, and Brad Marchand to power them past the first-place Capitals. Boston had the game’s first power-play opportunity just thirty-five seconds into the game. Dmitry Orlov was called for Hooking, but the…… Continue reading Bruins Double Up on Caps

Bruins Slip Against Flyers in OT

BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron’s night summed up the team’s recent run of play. His goal early in the second period put the team ahead 2-1. His stumble in overtime led to Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim’s breakaway game-winning goal with 1:52 remaining, giving the visiting Flyers the 3-2 win and valuable extra point in front of 2,191…… Continue reading Bruins Slip Against Flyers in OT

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

Bruins Answer Bell Against Capitals

Boston, MA – A second-period outburst propelled the Boston Bruins to a 5-1 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals at TD Garden on Friday night. Boston blew open a 1-0 lead when Trent Frederic, Patrice Bergeron, and Brad Marchand all netted goals in just over eight minutes of play. Jaroslav Halak stopped 31 shots in earning his fourth win of the year. Marchand gave the Bruins the 1-0…… Continue reading Bruins Answer Bell Against Capitals

Road Warriors, er Bruins, Return Home

Boston, MA – It’s been almost a month since the Boston Bruins hosted a fellow MassMutual East Division opponent at TD Garden. Tonight the New Jersey Devils will take on the Bruins in an empty Garden. For the Bruins, it’s just a quick, one-stop homestand before jetting off to face the Philadelphia Flyers on the shores of Lake Tahoe Sunday. Since Boston was last at home, a 4-1…… Continue reading Road Warriors, er Bruins, Return Home

Bruins Stifle Crosby, Penguins

Boston, Ma-The Boston Bruins completed a 4-0 TD Garden homestand after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on the strength of two Patrice Bergeron goals. Jaroslav Halak turned back 16 of 17 shots to bolster the Bruins backline and improve his record to 2-0-1. The Bruins overall are 5-1-1 while Pittsburgh falls to 4-3-1. Boston celebrates Chris Wagner’s goal in the first period. Pittsburgh defenseman Kevin Czuczman had…… Continue reading Bruins Stifle Crosby, Penguins

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