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Charlie McAvoy hits Josh Anderson
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Evan Marinofsky
May 06, 2019 - 11:29 pm
After the thrill of an Eastern Conference Finals berth wanes for the Bruins on Tuesday morning, the main thought will surround one of their best young players. Will Charlie McAvoy be suspended? With 20 seconds to go in the second period, McAvoy went to hit Josh Anderson, who'd just crossed over the...
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David Backes, Jake DeBrusk
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WEEI
May 06, 2019 - 10:48 pm
Tuukka Rask stopped all 39 shots he faced and the Bruins beat the Blue Jackets, 3-0, in Game 6 in Columbus Monday night to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they'll take on the Carolina Hurricanes. After the Bruins had a goal waved off in the first period, they finally broke through...
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David Krejci
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Evan Marinofsky
May 06, 2019 - 10:05 pm
The Boston Bruins are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2013 after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 in Monday night's Game 6 in Columbus. The Blue Jackets controlled play for long stretches and outshot the Bruins 39-29 on the night, but the B's were the ones...
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Connor Clifton Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 06, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Sometimes it’s difficult to gauge an organization’s views on where a player ranks among its prospect pecking order. In Connor Clifton’s case, it seemed as though the free-agent signee wasn’t being held in high regard at his natural position of defenseman. When the Bruins wrapped up their three-game...
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John Tortorella Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
May 06, 2019 - 11:33 am
From the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round, when Artemi Panarin scored Columbus’ only goal in a 4- 1 loss, through the third period of Game 5, when Seth Jones scored to cut the Bruins’ lead to 2-1, Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask had a shutout streak of 101 minutes, 47...
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Matt Kalman
May 05, 2019 - 4:31 pm
John Tortorella may be coming back to Boston, but it’ll be to visit some cousins or whatever family he has left here. It won’t be for a Game 7, which he guaranteed Saturday . It’s become obvious that the Bruins have figured out the Blue Jackets. Considering the only reason Game 5 of the Eastern...
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Tuukka Rask
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Scott McLaughlin
May 05, 2019 - 1:35 am
Generally, if a goalie gives up three goals in the third period, it would be hard to argue he had a great game. But in the Bruins ' 4-3 Game 5 win over the Blue Jackets Saturday night, Tuukka Rask gave up three goals in the third period and still had a great game, continuing his terrific stretch of...
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Brandon Carlo Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 05, 2019 - 12:48 am
The greatest ever was in the building. He was hanging out a few strides from the elevators in the bowels of TD Garden a few hours before game time. Everyone wanted to catch a glance of him, and when Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy arrived for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference second round, Bobby...
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David Pastrnak
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Evan Marinofsky
May 05, 2019 - 12:47 am
Midway through the third period, David Pastrnak skated down the left side. A two-on-one developed as he entered the zone: Pastrnak with the puck, Patrice Bergeron going hard to the net, and Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov lying down to take away the pass. It became just Pastrnak on...
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David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand
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WEEI
May 04, 2019 - 11:57 pm
The Bruins saw their 3-1 third-period lead evaporate, but then David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game with 1:28 left in regulation to lift the Bruins to a 4-3 win and 3-2 series lead. Tuukka Rask made 33 saves in the win, including a big one on Cam Atkinson in the final minute, and Brad...
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