Marc Savard

March 18, 2010 - 8:26 am
Bruins coach Claude Julien addressed and unusually large group of media after their morning skate on Thursday before their game against the Penguins . Like the Boston players, Julien deflected most talk about how his team will handle Matt Cooke after his hit that put center Marc Savard out for the...
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March 18, 2010 - 7:44 am
There is blood in the water. The Bruins know it. The fans know it. The media especially knows it. When Matt Cooke and the Penguins take the ice Thursday night at TD Garden, the entire NHL community will be watching to see how the Bruins respond. The situation has become serious to the point that...
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March 12, 2010 - 12:06 pm
It only took one play for Pittsburgh Penguins winger Matt Cooke to join the ranks of Bruins villains. The hit that knocked out the Marc Savard , likely ending his season according to Boston GM Peter Chiarelli, has caused quite a stir in Boston. Shawn Thornton warned that "no one should push [the...
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March 10, 2010 - 4:40 am
UPDATED AT 1:30 WITH MORE FROM INTERVIEW Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton made an appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning ( listen to the interview here ) to talk about the Marc Savard situation and explain why none of his teammates responded when the center was felled by a...
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March 07, 2010 - 12:40 pm
Summary -- For the last time ever in the regular season the Bruins travelled to Pittsburgh to play in Mellon Arena against the Penguins and came away  losers by a 2-1 score in a Sunday matinee. Tim Thomas got his third straight start for Boston and took the loss with 27 of saves. The Penguins Marc...
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February 09, 2010 - 2:55 pm
The Bruins look a lot crisper than the Sabres in the first period at HSBC Arena in Buffalo. Boston is taking advantage of a plethora of Sabres turnovers to put pressure on star goaltender Ryan Miller and take a 2-0 lead into the second period. It is the fourth straight game where Boston has held a...
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February 06, 2010 - 12:08 pm
When things are going bad there is a no such thing as catching a break. Sometimes the break catches you. The Bruins were skating to what was looking like a 2-1 win against Vancouver on Saturday afternoon when Canucks defenseman Sami Salo broke his stick trying to send a blast on Bruins goaltender...
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February 06, 2010 - 10:52 am
Summary -- Boston scored two first period goals but could not hold onto the lead as Vancouver came back to tie the game in the third period and win it in a shootout 3-2 at a sold out TD Garden. Tuukka Rask took the loss in his second straight start for the Bruins with 29 saves in a duel with...
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February 05, 2010 - 8:43 am
WILMINGTON -- After Thursday's disappointing loss to the Canadiens, the Bruins talked a lot of about getting good traffic, screens and rebounds in front of the net. It is the equivalent of "small ball," but a quintessential way to score in the NHL -- get the dirty goals when the goaltender is...
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February 04, 2010 - 8:27 am
If there was ever a game for the Bruins to get back to their winning ways, Thursday night against archrival Montreal Canadiens would be it. Boston has fallen from fifth to 12th in the Eastern Conference standings during its eight game losing streak and has watched division opponents like the Habs...
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