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”

Blues: A Controversial Game Five Goes to St. Louis

It was a controversial game – is there any other kind? – but the St. Louis Blues took home the win in Game Five on Thursday and hold a 3-2 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final. After a scoreless first period, Ryan O’Reilly opened the scoring for the Blues justContinue reading “Blues: A Controversial Game Five Goes to St. Louis”

Blues: St. Louis Gets it Right with Game Four Win

Gloria, we have ourselves a series. Ryan O’Reilly and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins in Game Four of their Stanley Cup Final series Monday night, polishing off the visitors 4-2. O’Reilly had two goals and the Blues improved to 7-2 after losing in these playoffs, which is a pretty remarkable statement inContinue reading “Blues: St. Louis Gets it Right with Game Four Win”

Stanley Cup Final Preview: Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues have met the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final before. The year was 1970 and the Bruins won the series and the Cup thanks to a Game Four goal in overtime that led to one of the most iconic images in hockey history. The picture of Bobby Orr sailing throughContinue reading “Stanley Cup Final Preview: Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues”