Ty Anderson Blogs

Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 3: Late push comes up just short

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy says that his club doesn’t chase matchups. Instead, they chased the game, and while they came damn close to putting themselves back in front, it ultimately proved costly in a 4-3 Game 5 loss at TD Garden. Powered by gamesmanship on the part of Maple Leafs head coach... Read More

Bruins looking for knockout punch vs. Maple Leafs

The Bruins are off to a near-perfect start this postseason. With three wins in their first four games this spring, the Bruins have the chance to bounce the Maple Leafs from the playoffs in tonight’s Game 5 in Boston. Given the way they’ve performed at home in this series, and after what had to be a... Read More

Patrice Bergeron expected to play in Game 5

The Bruins miraculously survived their night without do-it-all center Patrice Bergeron in a 3-1 Game 4 victory, and have successfully set themselves up to deliver the knockout blow to the Maple Leafs in Saturday night’s Game 5 head-to-head at TD Garden. And with Bergeron expected back in action, no... Read More

What's wrong with Patrice Bergeron?

So just when did Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy learn that Patrice Bergeron was not going to be at his disposal for a series-swinging Game 4 in Toronto? “Just before gametime," Cassidy offered following Boston's 3-1 victory, which sends this series back to TD Garden with the Bruins holding a 3-1... Read More

Bruins 3, Maple Leafs 1: Bruins win without Patrice Bergeron

Less than an hour before puck drop of a crucial Game 4, the Bruins found out that Patrice Bergeron (upper-body, considered ‘day-to-day’) would not be available. Given Bergeron’s importance -- he’s the driving force of the best line in hockey, plays in every situation possible, and has been asked to... Read More

Bruins' Patrice Bergeron scratched from Game 4 lineup

The Bruins were dealt a significant blow less than an hour before their pivotal Game 4 meeting with the Maple Leafs, as Patrice Bergeron has been ruled out with an upper-body injury and is currently considered 'day-to-day,' according to the team. It's unclear when or how the 32-year-old Bergeron,... Read More

Matt Grzelcyk (lower-body) expected to return to lineup for Game 4

The Bruins are expected to get a boost for an ever-important Game 4 head-to-head with the Maple Leafs tonight, as third-pairing defenseman Matt Grzelcyk appears to be in after missing Monday's Game 3 loss due to a lower-body injury. "He's out there [for the morning skate], so he should be good to... Read More

The historical significance of David Pastrnak's big night

When you break a Wayne Gretzky record, it's safe to assume that you've had a big night. Hello, David Pastrnak's Game 2 performance against the Maple Leafs. In Boston for a nationally-televised NBC showdown against a Leafs team the Bruins beat by a decisive 5-1 final on Thursday -- a victory largely... Read More

Joe Kelly gets standing ovation from TD Garden crowd

The Bruins may have shifted away from fighting, doing so in favor of some welcomed goal-scoring prowess, but they do a brawler in their crowd tonight: Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly. Just one night after Kelly received a standing ovation in his first appearance on a Fenway mound since his fight with... Read More