Wild: Minnesota Trades Staal to Buffalo

The Minnesota Wild have traded forward Eric Staal to the Buffalo Sabres for Marcus Johansson Wednesday. “Eric Staal was a positive influence on guys, but sometimes it’s just change is good for us,” Wild general manager Bill Guerin said. “This is part of it. We need to mix things up. We need to find aContinue reading “Wild: Minnesota Trades Staal to Buffalo”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Count the Buffalo Sabres among the many teams hoping to make a big splash in 2019-2020. With a new head coach in Ralph Krueger and some serious off-season acquisitions, Buffalo could be in line to end the longest active playoff drought in the league. They haven’t made the post-season since 2011. Krueger’s name might notContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres”

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: 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”

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”