Columbus Blue Jackets

John Tortorella
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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2019 - 10:23 am
Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella is known for his acerbic tongue. But his podium intimidation fell flatter against the Bruins than one of Craig Carton’s standup routines. Tortorella, who’s known for berating reporters in postgame press conferences, guaranteed a Game 7 following the Bruins’...
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Mike Cratty
May 07, 2019 - 10:12 am
As the majority of us expected, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety as a consequence of the hit he laid on Columbus forward Josh Anderson in the second period of the Bruins ' Game 6 win last night. The hit stirred up plenty of discussion...
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Brad Marchand
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Scott McLaughlin
May 07, 2019 - 12:09 am
After Game 5, David Pastrnak stepped in to answer a question during his press conference with Brad Marchand because, as he put it, Marchand was a little "crispy." That was just an appetizer for Marchand's performance after the Bruins ' series-clinching Game 6 win, though. It was clear something was...
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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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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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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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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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