Montreal Canadiens

Mike Petraglia
April 26, 2011 - 7:02 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); MONTREAL -- Moments after losing Game 6 to the Canadiens, 2-1, on a pair of 5-on-3 goals, Bruins veteran Mark Recchi admitted he and his teammates need to do a better job of cashing in on their power play chances. While the Canadiens scored a pair of two-man...
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Mike Petraglia
April 25, 2011 - 1:43 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); Before taking his team north for a Game 6 showdown with the Canadiens Tuesday night at Bell Centre , Bruins coach Claude Julien said he is fairly condifident that the Canadiens won't engage the Bruins in a physical battle because they would likely lose that kind of...
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Mike Petraglia
April 24, 2011 - 8:26 am
History can be a funny thing in sports. It can be a teacher. It can be a guide. It can provide motivation. If you're the Boston Bruins , the next two days, it's going to be all of the above. The Bruins want to close out the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night in Game 6 because if they don't they...
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Mike Petraglia
April 23, 2011 - 9:28 pm
Tim Thomas wasn't just big Saturday night. He was - as they say in hockey - HUGE. And his most monumental moment set up the game winner minutes later by Nathan Horton . If Thomas doesn't stop Brian Gionta coming down the right wing and in on net for a clear shot with just over 13 minutes left in...
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Mike Petraglia
April 17, 2011 - 9:25 am
p brightcove.createExperiences(); The most alarming part of Saturday's no-show by the Bruins was their complete inability to pick up the emotional or physical slack left by the absence of Zdeno Chara . From the drop of the puck, the Bruins looked shell-shocked when Chara skated pregame but couldn't...
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Mike Petraglia
April 16, 2011 - 8:47 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); After posting the best regular-season save percentage in NHL history, Tim Thomas is having a nightmarish playoff series against the Canadiens. He allowed three goals on Saturday night, two of which came after he allowed bad rebounds in front of the net. But after...
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Mike Petraglia
April 15, 2011 - 7:16 am
p brightcove.createExperiences(); For someone making his Stanley Cup playoff debut, Brad Marchand showed a lot of patience and poise after the Bruins' 2-0 loss to the Canadiens in Game 1 of the Eastern quarterfinals Thursday night. "It'€™s always frustrating when you lose the first game,"...
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Mike Petraglia
April 15, 2011 - 6:33 am
The Game 1 loss to the Canadiens had been in the books less than an hour when Bruins coach Claude Julien took to the podium to fulfill his obligation of addressing the media. Naturally, he wasn't in the best spirits after Carey Price shut down and shut out the Bruins, 2-0, in the opener of the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 14, 2011 - 7:59 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); Before Thursday night's 2-0 win over the Bruins in Game 1 of the Eastern quarterfinals, the last time Carey Price skated off the Garden ice it was to chants of "Carey, Carey!" as he let five goals go past him in 44 minutes of a 7-0 Bruins blowout on March 24. Those...
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Mike Petraglia
April 12, 2011 - 11:23 am
p brightcove.createExperiences(); WILMINGTON -- This is just Milan Lucic 's fourth season in the NHL . But he's been around long enough to know what Bruins and Canadiens fans expect once the series starts Thursday night at TD Garden. "Our fans are going to want us to beat the hell out of them and...
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