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

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 GM Ready to Resume 2019-20 Season

Four months after shutting down the 2019-20 NHL season due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Boston Bruins are set to open training camp Monday at Warrior Arena to resume the season. Bruins GM Don Sweeney met with the media on Sunday via ZOOM call to discuss the team’s return to the ice. Sweeney touched on…… Continue reading Bruins GM Ready to Resume 2019-20 Season

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

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