Blake Wheeler

Mike Petraglia
May 05, 2010 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA -- The Bruins had plenty of chances to be demoralized in the opening four minutes of the game. They fell behind 1-0 on a misplay by a rookie defenseman. They then lost one of their leading playmakers and the same rookie defenseman to injuries. But instead of hanging their heads, the...
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May 05, 2010 - 5:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA '€” The Bruins took a big step toward the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night, taking a Game 3 win over the Flyers at the Wachovia Center . Boston put Philadelphia down 3-0 in the best-of-seven series with a 4-1 victory and will look to sweep away the Flyers in Game 4 on Friday...
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April 30, 2010 - 10:32 am
The Bruins are in for a physical series. It's just the nature of Philadelphia sports -- if you play there, you have to bring an edge. This group of Flyers is no exception, with bruising bodies including Chris Pronger and Braydon Coburn on the blue line and pesky, instigator forwards Daniel Carcillo...
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April 28, 2010 - 7:09 am
WILMINGTON -- The question as to which line Marc Savard would play on upon his return from a Grade 2 concussion has been at least partially answered from the practice lines coach Claude Julien put out at Ristuccia Arena on Wednesday morning. Savard was wearing a white sweater along with Vladimir...
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April 17, 2010 - 11:58 am
Summary -- Boston turned the series around on Saturday with a 5-3 comeback win over the Sabres at HSBC Arena in Buffalo. The Bruins fell behind 2-0 in the first period before tying the game in the second and netting three in the third. Rookie goaltender Tuukka Rask earned his first career playoff...
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April 13, 2010 - 9:09 am
WILMINGTON -- The Bruins roster is dotted with young players within their first three years in the league. The last crop of Boston youngsters came of age on a Bruins team that was not very good and had little shot of making the playoffs, let alone begin to think about having some postseason success...
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April 10, 2010 - 11:24 am
Summary -- Boston used a miraculous shorthanded burst to start the second period to put away the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 in a Saturday matinee game at TD Garden to finally earn a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Tuukka Rask got the win for the Bruins with 33 saves while Cam Ward was solid...
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April 10, 2010 - 10:47 am
You do not see that everyday. Or, well, ever. Boston came of the dressing room to start the second period and decided to just flat out set Cam Ward on fire. It scored three goals in 1:04, tallied by Daniel Paille , Blake Wheeler and Steve Begin, in that order at :32, 1:21 and 1:36. Oh, and all of...
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April 08, 2010 - 5:35 pm
Summary -- Boston took a big step towards the playoffs on Thursday with a 3-1 win over the Sabres at TD Garden. Boston now leads the idle Rangers by three points for the final playoff spot as each team has two games in the regular season. Tuukka Rask got the start for the Bruins and was his usual...
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April 02, 2010 - 9:57 am
WILMINGTON -- There was a little bit of a new look to the lines at Bruins practice at Ristuccia on Friday. The normal line groupings by sweater color were blown up by coach Claude Julien . Instead of the normal David Krejci , Blake Wheeler , Michael Ryder line wearing grey, Krejci was joined by...
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