Marc Savard

January 31, 2009 - 11:15 am
Marc Savard redirected a Dennis Wideman shot with less than a minute to go in the second period, and supplied the only score in a 1-0 win for the Bruins over the New York Rangers . Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask got the nod for the first time this season in net against the Rangers at the TD...
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January 27, 2009 - 4:08 pm
Though this blogger didn't witness it, we have a couple of reliable reports that NESN play-by-play announcer Jack Edwards got a little "overexcited"after Savard's game-tying goal in the second period, and -- as a result -- ended up on his back in the ninth floor press box at the Garden. Edwards...
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January 27, 2009 - 3:21 pm
In his first game back since suffering a concussion on Dec. 20, Patrice Bergeron made a tremendous individual play to set up Boston's tying score. Bergeron, manning the right point on the power play, made a head-first diving play to keep the puck in the offensive zone, quickly rose from the ice...
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January 25, 2009 - 5:57 pm
MONTREAL -- The biggest lingering impression from All-Star Weekend in Montreal? The Bruins cast just as big a hockey shadow during the Friday-through-Sunday festivities at the Bell Centre as they have while carving up the Eastern Conference during the hockey season's first half. Once again the...
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Mike Petraglia
January 10, 2009 - 12:15 pm
The Bruins have followed up two straight losses with two straight wins, dominating the Carolina Hurricanes , 5-1, at TD Banknorth Garden on Saturday. Michael Ryder scored twice as the Bruins improved to 3-2 on their season-long six-game homestand, which concludes on Tuesday night against Montreal...
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Mike Petraglia
January 09, 2009 - 3:39 am
With everyone in the Bruins locker room stopping just short of saying it was a must win, the Black and Gold came out with energy and intensity in the opening minutes of the first period to take a 2-0 lead over Ottawa. It was the first time in seven games that they scored first and they are now an...
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Mike Petraglia
January 08, 2009 - 4:12 pm
Bruins coach Claude Julien wanted to drill a real simple message into his team prior to its game with the Ottawa Senators Thursday night. Don't let a two-game losing skid reach three. He began preaching this on Wednesday morning at practice. He continued this through the morning skate on Thursday...
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January 08, 2009 - 6:10 am
Phil Kessel has the second-most goals in the NHL this year and could have been understandably miffed with the NHL powers that be for not being named to the NHL All-Star Game's Eastern Conference team. But instead the 21-year-old phenom mentioned how deserving veteran teammates like Marc Savard...
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January 08, 2009 - 2:42 am
The NHL Eastern Conference All-Stars will be announced at noon-time today, and it's expected that Bruins players Marc Savard , Zdeno Chara and Phil Kessel will be named reserves for the Jan. 25 NHL All-Star game at the Bell Centre in Montreal. In addition, Blake Wheeler , Milan Lucic , David Krejci...
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Mike Petraglia
January 03, 2009 - 10:05 am
For the first time since Dec. 10, the Bruins tasted defeat on Saturday, snapping a remarkable 10-game run of success. And for the first time since Oct. 23, they lost at home, a 14-game string of victory. How long ago was that? The Red Sox had just lost Game 7 of the ALCS to Tampa Bay four days...
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