Marc Savard

March 05, 2009 - 6:54 am
New trade acquisitions Mark Recchi and Steve Montador will both be in tonight's Bruins lineup against the Phoenix Coyotes , and bruising left winger Milan Lucic will also be back in the hockey swing after missing two games with an "upper body injury" believed to be a concussion. Julien preached...
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February 28, 2009 - 1:37 pm
Watching the Washington Capitals take three of four games from the Bruins during their season series -- albeit all of them except for the first being one-goal games -- has to have the Black and Gold concerned about getting past the high-wattage Caps in any potential playoff series. The Washington...
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February 27, 2009 - 11:56 am
 With Marc Savard and Milan Lucic both questionable for Saturday afternoon's tilt against the Washington Capitals , the Bruins recalled forward Vladimir Sobotka from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis and placed Petteri Nokelainen on injured reserve this afternoon. The move seems to be an...
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Mike Petraglia
February 10, 2009 - 6:38 pm
Maybe the Bruins needed that. Maybe it was a wakeup call. And maybe, just maybe, Joe Thornton is right. When they're on, no one can be the San Jose Sharks , not even the Black and Gold. Thornton gave us all this little nugget afterward when he said no one can handle the Sharks . Though for two...
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February 10, 2009 - 6:20 pm
The script had a deliciously Boston flavor to it after the first two periods of play last night, but Jumbo Joe Thornton got the last surfer boy chuckle in a 5-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks at a jazzed up TD Banknorth Garden . Milan Lucic banked himself a pair of blue-collar goals in the first...
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Mike Petraglia
February 07, 2009 - 4:04 pm
The Bruins under Claude Julien rarely blow leads at home. They almost NEVER blow two-goal leads. Saturday they did both to the very hungry Philadelphia Flyers . After beating Philadelphia, 3-1, on Wednesday with an extremely sound game and a nearly perfect third period, the Bruins looked very tired...
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February 07, 2009 - 9:23 am
With Manny Fernandez between the pipes for his first game since Jan. 8, scores by Marc Savard , Byron Bitz, Chuck Kobasew in the first twenty minutes have the Bruins and Flyers tied at 3-3 in the second period. Bitz scored Boston's second goal on a juicy rebound right at the goal mouth after Mark...
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February 01, 2009 - 1:45 pm
MONTREAL -- The life of an NHL enforcer certainly isn't for the faint of heart, and it's definitely not a destination spot for those seeking to bathe in glory or blanket themselves in warm, comforting plaudits. Underrated Shawn Thornton , one of the biggest yet least talked about pieces of this...
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January 31, 2009 - 1:15 pm
The future of Bruins goaltending, thy name is Tuukka. Tuukka Rask , all 21 years and 325 days worth of him, made 35 stressful saves in a nailbiting 1-0 win over the defense-minded New York Rangers at the TD Banknorth Garden on Saturday afternoon, and looked every bit the bright prospect that he is...
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Mike Petraglia
January 31, 2009 - 12:17 pm
Marc Savard , Saturday's lone goal scorer in a tight 1-0 Bruins win over the Rangers at TD Banknorth Garden , said it was just like a playoff game. Aaron Ward said both teams played the game like it was the playoffs. And head coach Claude Julien said his team got contributions all around. The...
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