Boston Bruins

John Tortorella
USA Today Sports
Scott McLaughlin
May 04, 2019 - 11:42 pm
The Blue Jackets lost Game 5 in heartbreaking fashion when David Pastrnak scored what proved to be the winner for the Bruins with 1:28 to go, and they now face elimination as the series moves to Columbus for Game 6 Monday night. But Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella liked what he saw from his team...
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Brad Marchand
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Evan Marinofsky
May 04, 2019 - 10:13 pm
The third period had it all in Game 5, but the Bruins came out on top 4-3 to take a 3-2 series lead, with David Pastrnak scoring what proved to be the game-winner off a nice feed from Brad Marchand with 1:28 to go. The Bruins got on the board for the first time in the second period when David...
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Carolina Hurricanes
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Matt Kalman
May 04, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The Bruins and Blue Jackets will meet in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference second round Saturday with a chance to move within one win of the Eastern Conference finals. The Carolina Hurricanes await the winner of this series after completing a sweep of the New York Islanders with a 5-2 win on Friday...
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Charlie McAvoy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 03, 2019 - 5:42 pm
By the time the Bruins reached the third period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round protecting a 2-1 lead, it seemed like their best strategy, if they drew a penalty from Columbus, would be to decline the power play. As it turned out, they extended the lead to 3-1 on an even-strength...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 03, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said he didn’t see David Backes prior to addressing the media Friday morning, but he assumed the veteran forward was fine. “He finished the game, played hard, hopefully good to go [Saturday],” Cassidy said. If Cassidy’s right, Backes will remain in the lineup when the...
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Alex Reimer
May 03, 2019 - 11:00 am
Bruins fans aren’t the only folks who are outraged about the referees allowing play to continue after the Blue Jackets shot the puck off the netting above the goal, leading to Columbus’ first and only goal of Game 4. Legendary hockey analyst Don Cherry is peeved as well. In the “Coach’s Corner”...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 03, 2019 - 12:52 am
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” -- Deepak Chopra Chaos reigned supreme in the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round between the Bruins and Columbus on Thursday. There were 42 shot attempts combined by the two teams, and that was far from...
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Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand
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WEEI
May 02, 2019 - 10:39 pm
The Bruins evened up their second-round series with a 4-1 win over the Blue Jackets in Columbus Thursday night. Patrice Bergeron scored a pair of power-play goals, while David Pastrnak and Sean Kuraly also found the scoresheet. Tuukka Rask was outstanding, stopping 39 of the 40 shots he faced...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 02, 2019 - 10:29 pm
The only goal Tuukka Rask allowed Thursday came after a controversial no-call on a puck that went into the mesh in the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round in Columbus. The Bruins goalie didn’t get the shutout, but he got the 4-1 win with a 39-save performance and so now...
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Brad Marchand and Noel Acciari
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Scott McLaughlin
May 02, 2019 - 8:42 pm
Welcome to the NHL, where you can review whether a play is offsides by a millimeter long before the goal was even scored, but you can't review a puck clearly going out of play just seconds before a goal was scored. If that seems incredibly dumb, it's because it is. The Bruins fell victim to said...
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