Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes

The Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes will tangle in the Eastern Conference Final, renewing a rivalry that marks the third time these teams have met in the post-season since the franchise moved away from Hartford and the fifth time overall. The last time the Hurricanes and Bruins met in the playoffs (2009), the Hurricanes tookContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes”

Bruins: Boston Eliminates Columbus Blue Jackets with Game Six Victory

The Boston Bruins have eliminated the Columbus Blue Jackets from the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and will advance to the Eastern Conference Final. Boston capped the series with a 3-0 victory in Game Six on Monday, dropping the home team despite being outshot and outhit in the contest. After a scoreless firstContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Eliminates Columbus Blue Jackets with Game Six Victory”

Playoff Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Boston Bruins

The Columbus Blue Jackets have been waiting a while for their second round opponents, having posted the Tampa Bay Lightning in an improbable first round sweep. The Boston Bruins, on the other hand, are fresh from a seven-game run against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Bruins sealed the deal with a resounding 5-1 win Tuesday.Continue reading “Playoff Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Boston Bruins”

Bruins: Boston Eliminates Toronto with Game Seven Win

The Boston Bruins have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from the playoffs. They took the first round series with a 5-1 Game Seven victory Tuesday. Boston opened the scoring with two goals in the first period. Joakim Nordstrom had his second goal of the series, while Marcus Johansson scored his first. Toronto’s John Tavares scoredContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Eliminates Toronto with Game Seven Win”

Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

To the surprise of no one, the Toronto Maple Leafs will meet the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs. This marks the second straight year Toronto has met Boston in the first round, plus the third time since 2013. The Maple Leafs lost in seven games to the Bruins twice (2013 andContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins”