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Breaking It Down: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings

The playoffs are here again, which means it’s time for the return of the celebrated Breaking It Down series. We’ll continue with an overview of the Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings series, which commences on Friday night. With the Red Wings having moved to the Eastern Conference for the 2013-2014 season, this marks the […]

Thornton Returns to Action, Plays His Game

That a player “plays his game” is perhaps one of the most common of all hockey cliches, right around the emergent “it’s a man’s game,” and yet Shawn Thornton vowed to do just that when he returned to the Boston Bruins line-up as his team faced the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. The Bruins […]

Wade Redden Retires

Wade Redden has announced his retirement from the NHL. The veteran defenceman made the announcement Thursday. “I would first and foremost like to thank my family and friends for their unconditional love and support. I would also like to thank my teammates, coaches and staff for all the great memories created throughout the years. To […]

Thornton to Appeal Suspension

Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton is going to appeal his 15-game suspension. Anton Thun, Thornton’s agent, has confirmed that his client is going to challenge the decision. The NHLPA also informed the league of the decision to appeal within the 48-hour window. So what’s next? The appeal process first goes to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, […]

Opinion: Shawn Thornton Receives 15 Game Suspension

By now, most readers have heard that Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has been handed a 15-game suspension. He deserved every ounce of the suspension, but it would take a real optimist to imagine that it will mean anything. Once again, the National Hockey League received mainstream media coverage for Thornton’s attack on Brooks Orpik […]

James Neal Suspended Five Games

Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been suspended for five games after kneeing Boston’s Brad Marchand on Saturday night. Neal had a hearing over the phone with Brendan Shanahan, which essentially confirmed the fact that this wasn’t going to be a lengthy suspension. Neal kneed Marchand in the head as the Bruin was trying to […]

Orpik Leaves Ice on Stretcher After Thornton Thuggery

It was a truly abhorrent night for hockey in Boston. The Bruins were taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins in a game that took a number of ugly turns. First, Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik delivered what looked like a clean hit to Bruins forward Loui Erikkson. The winger was shaken and headed to the dressing room. […]

John Scott Ejected for High Hit

Buffalo Sabres “tough guy” John Scott was ejected from Wednesday’s game against the Boston Bruins after a high hit on forward Loui Eriksson. The hit came six minutes into the third period. Eriksson had to be helped off the ice after the incident. You can see the hit below, which coincidentally is also just above […]

2013-2014 Preview: Boston Bruins

It’s that time of the year when we spend a little time looking into the issues and factors that will influence your favourite teams leading into the upcoming season. For this outing, we’ll be looking at the Boston Bruins. One of those teams that seems to always be in the mix for the Stanley Cup, […]

Bruins Sign Rask to Eight-Year Deal

The Boston Bruins have rewarded their number one goalie with a juicy eight-year contract worth a reported $56 million. There was never any serious doubt that Tuukka Rask would be back for the Bruins, of course, but the particulars had to be hammered out. In part, the team was waiting until they cleared some cap […]

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