2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning will meet in the ultimate battle for supremacy in the second round of the playoffs. This marks the third post-season series between the teams. Each team holds a win over the other, with Tampa collecting the most recent W in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Lightning alsoContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning 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”

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”

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”