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Bruins Spoil Ference's Return with 4-0 Rout of Oilers

Bruins Spoil Ference’s Return with 4-0 Rout of Oilers

BOSTON, MA– Following an impressive four-game winning streak in which the team had outscored their opponents by a commanding 21-8 margin, the Boston Bruins saw their momentum snapped at the hands of a 4-1 home-ice defeat to the rival Montreal Canadiens on Thursday evening. On Saturday afternoon, the Black and Gold took to the ice again, [...]

Hockey Independent Roundtable: 2013-14 Season Predictions Part III - The Big Winners, Surprises And Disappointments

Hockey Independent Roundtable: 2013-14 Season Predictions Part III – The Big Winners, Surprises And Disappointments

In the third installment of Hockey Independent’s predictions roundtable,  Cris Cohen, Seth Levin, Christopher Triantafilis and Benjamin Woodward  dust off their crystal balls one final time to predict which teams will surprise, disappoint and win it all. They also guess who will take home some of the major hardware at the end of the season. Biggest Surprise Cohen (@CC_927) Columbus Blue [...]

Hockey Independent Roundtable: 2013-14 Season Predictions Part I - The Eastern Conference

Hockey Independent Roundtable: 2013-14 Season Predictions Part I – The Eastern Conference

The NHL ushered in major changes for the 2013-14 season. Realignment, new divisions and a new playoff format could have major repercussions on how the playoff picture shakes out when all is said and done. In this first of three parts, members of Hockey Independent’s writing staff – Cris Cohen, Seth Levin, Christopher Triantafilis and [...]

Heartbreak on Causeway: Blackhawks Stun Bruins, Capture The Cup on Boston Ice

Heartbreak on Causeway: Blackhawks Stun Bruins, Capture The Cup on Boston Ice

BOSTON, MA – With just more than 80 seconds left in the third period, and a 2-1 lead in tow, it appeared as if the Boston Bruins were ready to push the 2013 Stanley Cup Final to a decisive Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Chicago. Writers in the press-box began to frantically search for flights [...]

Defensive Breakdowns Prove Costly For Bruins in 6-5 Game 4 Overtime Loss

Defensive Breakdowns Prove Costly For Bruins in 6-5 Game 4 Overtime Loss

BOSTON, MA – On the heels of arguably their best performance of the entire 2013 season (including playoffs) in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday evening, the Boston Bruins were back on the ice against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday at TD Garden. In front of another raucous home-crowd of 17, 565, the [...]

Bruins Shutout Blackhawks In Game 3, Capture 2-1 Series Lead

Bruins Shutout Blackhawks In Game 3, Capture 2-1 Series Lead

BOSTON, MA – After Daniel Paille’s overtime game-winner on Saturday evened the series at one game apiece, the Stanley Cup Final would shift east to Boston’s TD Garden for Game 3 between the Bruins and Blackhawks on Monday evening. Fortunately for the crowd of 17, 565 that packed into the building for this one, the home-standing [...]

Bruins Survive Sluggish Start, Even Series With 2-1 Overtime Victory

Bruins Survive Sluggish Start, Even Series With 2-1 Overtime Victory

It may have taken them longer than usual to get going, but the Boston Bruins were able to recover from a disastrous opening period and storm back for a 2-1 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. In doing so, the team evened the series, 1-1, [...]

For The Rangers, Trouble's A-Bruin

For The Rangers, Trouble’s A-Bruin

The New York Rangers had two days to regroup after Thursday night’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins in game one of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. Would it help? When all was said and done Sunday, the answer was decidedly no. Rookie Torey Krug  has probably made the Blueshirts wish that Dennis Seidenberg, [...]

Maple Leafs Edge Bruins, Force Game 6 in Toronto

Maple Leafs Edge Bruins, Force Game 6 in Toronto

BOSTON, MA – For as dominant as the Bruins have shown they can be over the past few seasons, an Achilles heel of the Black and Gold has always been an inability to close out opponents in the postseason. Under head coach Claude Julien, the team was just 3-6 in non-Game 7 contests in which the B’s [...]

Bruins Burn Leafs in Playoff Return to Air Canada Centre

Bruins Burn Leafs in Playoff Return to Air Canada Centre

TORONTO, ON – For the first time since 2004, NHL playoff hockey made its return to the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Monday evening. And what an atmosphere it was. From hours before puck drop, there were thousands of fans lining the streets of Maple Leaf Square singing chants of “Go Leafs Go”. Once we [...]

Lupul's Pair Lifts Maple Leafs to 4-2 Game 2 Victory

Lupul’s Pair Lifts Maple Leafs to 4-2 Game 2 Victory

BOSTON, MA – Buckle up, folks. We may be in for a long series. Following Boston’s 4-1 dismantling of the Maple Leafs in Game 1 on Wednesday, it looked as if there was a chance for this series to be fairly one-sided. However, on Saturday evening, the Leafs responded with a tremendous effort in all facets [...]

GameDay: Bruins Look for Repeat Performance in Game 2

GameDay: Bruins Look for Repeat Performance in Game 2

Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins Series: Boston leads, 1-0. Location: TD Garden – Boston, MA Face-Off:  7:00 P.M. (EST) TV/Radio Info: NESN (Edwards, Brickley, Funayama) – 98.5 The Sports Hub (Goucher, Beers) Last Game:  Toronto 1, Boston 4 Tonight’s Lineups (Subject To Change): BOSTON: Marchand–Bergeron–Seguin Lucic–Krejci–Horton Peverley–Kelly–Jagr Paille–Campbell–Thornton — Chara–McQuaid Seidenberg–Boychuk Redden–Hamilton —  Rask Scratches– ….. Carl Soderberg, Kaspars Daugavins, Jay Pandolfo, Aaron [...]

Bruins Cruise Past Maple Leafs for 4-1 Game 1 Victory

Bruins Cruise Past Maple Leafs for 4-1 Game 1 Victory

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins have flipped the proverbial switch. Well, for now, at least. In perhaps their strongest effort of the season, the B’s dismantled the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series at the TD Garden on Wednesday. In doing so, the Bruins were able to pick [...]

Bruins Fall to Fourth Seed After 4-2 Loss to Sens

Bruins Fall to Fourth Seed After 4-2 Loss to Sens

BOSTON, MA —  The dates are set, the opponent is set and the NHL postseason is just three nights away from returning to the Hub. But, will the hometown Bruins be ready for it? If Sunday’s regular season finale is any indication, I’m not so sure. With a 4-2 loss against the Senators at TD [...]

Bruins End Skid with 3-0 Win Against Panthers

Bruins End Skid with 3-0 Win Against Panthers

BOSTON, MA – For the first time since Monday April the 8th, the Boston Bruins were able to collect two points in a game played at the TD Garden, skating away with a 3-0 home-ice victory over the last-place Florida Panthers. With an offense bolstered by goals from Jaromir Jagr and Dougie Hamilton, along with an empty [...]

Pens Complete Season Sweep of Bruins with 3-2 Win at TD Garden

Pens Complete Season Sweep of Bruins with 3-2 Win at TD Garden

BOSTON, MA – 1-5-1. What’s the significance of the number above, you ask? Well, that’s the record the Boston Bruins finished the season with against their two biggest competitors atop the Eastern Conference standings; the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Saturday afternoon’s 3-2 defeat at the hands of the injury-riddled Pens (playing without Sidney Crosby, [...]

Sabres Steal the Game, but Boston Wins the Night

Sabres Steal the Game, but Boston Wins the Night

BOSTON, MA – It was an emotional night at the TD Garden on Wednesday evening. One that the city of Boston will not soon forget. The game’s opening ceremony and video package, fittingly set to country music star Phillip Phillips’ “Home”, pulled at the heartstrings of everyone in attendance as images of Monday’s horrifying attack was [...]

Upstart Isles Power Past B's for 2-1 Road Victory

Upstart Isles Power Past B’s for 2-1 Road Victory

BOSTON, MA – After losing Brad Marchand to a mild concussion during Wednesday’s 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils, the Boston Bruins were back on the ice Thursday against the Islanders, minus two thirds of their top offensive unit. With both Marchand and Patrice Bergeron out of the lineup, B’s bench boss Claude Julien opted [...]

Rask, Jagr Lead B's to 1-0 Shutout Win over New Jersey

Rask, Jagr Lead B’s to 1-0 Shutout Win over New Jersey

BOSTON, MA – Nearly 23 years after being drafted fifth overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, Jaromir Jagr was again stealing the headlines on Thursday evening. Two days after being acquired in a pre-deadline trade, No. 68 was making his Boston Bruins debut in front of a sellout crowd of 17, 565 [...]

Bruins Skate Past Sens for 3-2 Win at TD Garden

Bruins Skate Past Sens for 3-2 Win at TD Garden

BOSTON, MA– Just hours after the team had announced the acquisition of future Hall-of-Fame winger Jaromir Jagr, the Boston Bruins were back on the ice at TD Garden for a Northeast division showdown against the Ottawa Senators. It wouldn’t take long for the scoring to get started in this one as the Sens’ would take advantage [...]