Hockey

Mike Petraglia
November 01, 2008 - 4:20 pm
For the Bruins, Saturday night was alright for fighting and pounding the opponent into submission. Marco Sturm scored twice and the two teams combined to take 36 penalties for 146 penalty minutes, including seven game misconducts (Dallas 4, Boston 3) as the Bruins scored three third period goals to...
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November 01, 2008 - 1:37 pm
Prior to last night's 5-1 thrashing of the Stars, Bruins coach Claude Julien asked Marco Sturm to "be involved more" following Saturday morning's pre-game skate . Sturm and the rest of his teammates were all heavily involved in a thrilling fight-fest that moved me to ask if this was the return of...
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November 01, 2008 - 6:44 am
One gets the feeling that changes are impending when a hockey coach says his team is "soft on the puck", and that's exactly what seems to be in store for the B's tonight. Speedy Bruins winger Marco Sturm and centerman Patrice Bergeron have been broken apart, andthe streaky Sturm was paired with...
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October 31, 2008 - 5:07 am
Today is a day off for the B's after the team opted to fly home from Calgary this morning rather than hop on the red-eye right immediately after last night's game. With that in mind, here's some other assorted NHL goodies on a day when everybody deserves sugary treats rather than a trick or two...
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October 30, 2008 - 5:55 am
Much was rightfully made of Milan Lucic returning to Vancouver for the first time in his NHL career, but it's a homecoming for a number of the Bruins each and every time they make the trek to the Great White North of Western Canada. Chuck Kobasew is traveling with the team -- and nearing a return...
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October 29, 2008 - 6:47 am
The Bruins have a well-deserved day off after taking a second straight 1-0 win along their Western Canada road odyssey, so there isn't a ton to report on the Spoked B's other than the notion that Tim Thomas finally seems to have gained the upper hand in goaltending situation. After last night's...
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WEEI
October 28, 2008 - 5:32 am
It's a homecoming tonight for Vancouver homeboy Milan Lucic , who played junior hockey for the Vancouver Giants and is appropriately pumped to play his first ever NHL game at GM Place against the Canucks on Tuesday night. The local Vancouver media has the requisite "prodigal pugilist coming home...
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October 27, 2008 - 6:51 pm
Solid two-way hockey effort in a 1-0 overtime win over the Edmonton Oilers last night helped kick off a character-testing three game road trip into the hockey hotbeds of western Canada. The defense was crisp and supportive in the box-and-one style preached by Claude Julien , and the offense...
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October 25, 2008 - 4:39 pm
Good times all-around for the Bruins following a 5-4 win over the Thrashers Saturday night at the TD Banknorth Garden before an announced crowd of 16,044 -- a rowdy bunch that booed the B's off the ice when they were down 2-0 following the first period and then easily tossed 50 hats on the ice...
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Mike Petraglia
October 25, 2008 - 4:16 pm
In the words of colleague Joe Haggerty, the Thrashers felt the power of the Looch on Saturday night at TD Banknorth Garden as the Bruins erased an early 2-0 hole and beat the Atlanta Thrashers , 5-4, for their first home win of the season. It was a night of firsts as Milan Lucic collected his first...
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