Blake Wheeler

February 23, 2010 - 7:33 am
On Monday we took a closer look at the Bruins centers, Tuesday is time for the men riding shotgun -- the right wingmen. This group of forwards includes Blake Wheeler , Mark Recchi , Michael Ryder , Miroslav Satan and Byron Bitz. Note that for the sake of breakdown this group is demarcated by...
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February 04, 2010 - 4:45 pm
Summary -- The Bruins had a solid overall defensive game against Montreal on Thursday but relinquished a two goal lead to the Canadiens in the second period en route to a shootout loss in front of a sold out crowd at TD Garden. Brian Gionta scored the game-winner in the shootout to give Canadiens...
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February 04, 2010 - 3:35 pm
The Bruins were putting together a good defensive effort through two periods against the Canadiens. They were clamping down and forcing odd shots out of Montreal and not letting any Habs get comfortable in front of the net. It took the Canadiens 5:06 to get their first shot of the second period and...
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Mike Petraglia
November 27, 2009 - 12:40 pm
Claude Julien made it clear after his team dropped a 2-1 shootout decision to the New Jersey Devils on Friday afternoon - you can't criticize your team when they fight hard and lose on penalty shots. The good to come out of the Friday's loss - beyond the effort level without the reinjured Milan...
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October 31, 2009 - 11:14 am
It isn't going to get the fans jumping out of their seats or snag them many trophies at year's end, but the Bruins are rolling up their sleeves and getting to work. Game by game the Black and Gold are sinking deeper into the disciplined, layered, exacting system of defense installed by the B's...
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October 12, 2009 - 11:27 am
Once again the Boston Bruins underwhelmed on home ice. It was a lackadaisical start for the home team Bruins during their Columbus Day Monday matinee, and it took almost 30 minutes of hockey for the B's to finally wake up. It was a case of "too little, too late" in Boston's 4-3 loss to the...
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September 16, 2009 - 7:47 am
Blake Wheeler leads a Boston Bruins traveling party for a Wednesday night preseason game against the Toronto Maple Leafs following up on Tuesday night's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Wheeler, Byron Bitz, Brad Marchand , Jamie Arniel and Vladimir Sobotka will play among...
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May 12, 2009 - 3:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. -- For the second straight game rookie winger Blake Wheeler is the scratch for the Boston Bruins -- along with Andrew Ference and Matt Hunwick -- and Byron Bitz is again in the lineup and skating with David Krejci and Michael Ryder .
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April 18, 2009 - 9:37 am
WILMINGTON -- Hockey players can take part in big-time high school rivalry games and college championship matches, but there's really nothing quite like the first taste of Stanley Cup playoff hockey for the first-timers in the Bruins' dressing room. Matt Hunwick, rushed from the B's practice rinkÂ...
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April 15, 2009 - 6:53 am
WILMINGTON -- Interesting line configurations from Claude Julien at the Wednesday morning practice prior to the Bruins/Canadiens storm set to begin at the Gahden Thursday night. The lines are: Phil Kessel / Marc Savard /P.J. Axelsson, Milan Lucic / David Krejci / Michael Ryder , Chuck Kobasew /...
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