2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins

In a rematch of last year’s conference final, the Boston Bruins will do battle with the Carolina Hurricanes. This all happened because the Bruins went through the round robin without a win and the Hurricanes took down the New York Rangers in a Qualifying Round sweep. The Rangers went on to a consolation prize byContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins didn’t do a whole lot this off-season because they believe in their group. And they should. Boston pushed hard last season and was within a game of winning it all, taking the Blues to Game Seven. The core of this unit is strong and skilled, so why mess with the formula? “HopefullyContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Boston Bruins”

What Went Wrong: Boston Bruins

When it comes to the Boston Bruins, it’s hard to say something went “wrong” in 2018-2019. They battled the St. Louis Blues down to the wire and just couldn’t come up with a Game Seven win to snag the Stanley Cup, but their push through the playoffs was imposing. Boston finished 2018-2019 second in theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Boston Bruins”

Bruins: Experience, Leadership Powering Boston’s Game Seven Dreams

The Boston Bruins have done this before. When this incarnation of the Bears takes the ice in Game Seven Wednesday, they will do so with five players who were on that 2011 Cup-winning squad. Goalie Tuukka Rask, playing backup for then-Bruin Tim Thomas, was among their number. Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, and BradContinue reading “Bruins: Experience, Leadership Powering Boston’s Game Seven Dreams”

Blues: Missed Opportunity Delivers Game Seven Situation

It’s Monday and that means it’s time for the St. Louis Blues to face the music. They had the opportunity to hoist the Stanley Cup at home Sunday, with Game Six theirs for the taking against the Boston Bruins. But now, St. Louis has to head back to Boston for Game Seven and that isContinue reading “Blues: Missed Opportunity Delivers Game Seven Situation”