Boston Gets Job Done Against Islanders

Boston, MA. – The Boston Bruins finally beat the New York Islanders, 4-1, after failing to in five tries this season. Tuukka Rask (22 saves) made his long-awaited return to the Bruins lineup and picked up his 300th career win in the process. Brad Marchand scored twice, and Taylor Hall notched his first goal as a Bruin as the team put together a complete performance in earning the…… Continue reading Boston Gets Job Done Against Islanders

Isles Ruin Bruins Fans’ Opening Night

Boston, MA. – The Boston Bruins welcomed 2,191 of their loyal fans into TD Garden for the first time in over a year. Unfortunately, they also had their nemesis New York Islanders in the building too. Boston blew a two-goal lead en route to a 4-3 overtime loss on an Anthony Beauvillier rebound just twenty-one seconds into the extra frame. The Bruins have lost five…… Continue reading Isles Ruin Bruins Fans’ Opening Night

New Jersey Tips Boston

Boston, MA – Pavel Zacha’s seventh goal of the season was the difference in the New Jersey Devils beating the Boston Bruins 1-0 at TD Garden on Sunday. Scott Wedgewood turned back all 40 shots that the Bruins put on net, to earn his second shutout of the season. Both shutouts have come on Sundays. Both goalies were exceptional in the crease. Bruins goalie Tuukka…… Continue reading New Jersey Tips Boston

Capitals Edge Bruins in Shootout, 2-1

Boston, MA – Jakub Vrana’s shootout goal was the difference between one or two points for his Washington Capitals on Wednesday night as they eeked outa 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins. The clash between two of the MassMutual East Division’s top three teams shows that every point matters. With the win, the Caps extended their lead over…… Continue reading Capitals Edge Bruins in Shootout, 2-1

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 Squander Lead, Prevail in OT

Boston, MA – It took extra time, but the Boston Bruins closed out the Pittsburgh Penguins to gain the meaningful division point when Craig Smith fired a shot past Tristan Jarry (33 saves) with 10.9 remaining. Bruins goalkeeper Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots, again coming up big in three-on-three play. Game-time addition defenseman Connor Clifton gave the Penguins their first power-play at 7:18 when he was called…… Continue reading Bruins Squander Lead, Prevail in OT

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

Bruins Outlast Devils in Shootout

Newark, NJ – Brad Marchand bookended the Boston Bruins 3-2 over-time shootout win against the New Jersey Devilson Thursday night. Marchand notched the first goal of the Bruins 2021 season at 17:40 of the first period. He then ended the game on the Bruins’ final shootout attempt. The Bruins controlled play throughout most of the evening. The opening period was…… Continue reading Bruins Outlast Devils in Shootout

Boston Bruins 2021 Preview

The 2021 version of the Boston Bruins… “meet the new boss, same as the old boss,” as Roger Daltrey croons for The Who in “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Will fans be fooled again by the most recent iteration of Boston Bruins hockey? The team made few roster moves to look any different from season’s past, but…… Continue reading Boston Bruins 2021 Preview

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