NHL Playoffs

Ryan O'Reilly
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Evan Marinofsky
June 12, 2019 - 10:51 pm
The ticket prices may have been high, but for Bruins fans, the product was as low as low gets, as the Bruins fell to the Blues 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night. Many looked at this Stanley Cup as the Bruins' to lose heading in and in Game 7, the B's laid an egg. They...
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Matt Grzelcyk
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Scott McLaughlin
June 12, 2019 - 11:25 am
Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk has finally been cleared from concussion protocol, just in time for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. Coach Bruce Cassidy said Wednesday morning that Grzelcyk will be a game-time decision, but that he expects him to re-enter the lineup. Cassidy said Connor Clifton...
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Gord Dwyer
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Scott McLaughlin
June 10, 2019 - 9:04 pm
The NHL never publicly owned up to the poor officiating in Game 5 that cost the Bruins what proved to be the game-winning goal, but it appears there will be at least a sliver of accountability. According to multiple reports, the referees for Wednesday night's Game 7 will be Chris Rooney and Gord...
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Evan Marinofsky
June 09, 2019 - 11:13 pm
Tuukka Rask doesn't come up big in big games, they said. He can't steal games like Tim Thomas, they said. Well on Sunday night, he came up big in Game 6 and was the biggest reason the Bruins carried a 1-0 lead into the third before pulling away and winning 5-1 to force a Game 7 Wednesday night at...
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St. Louis Blues
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WEEI
June 04, 2019 - 12:05 am
The Blues bounced back from a 7-2 Game 3 loss in a big way, beating the Bruins 4-2 in Game 4 Monday night to even the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. Ryan O'Reilly scored twice, including what proved to be the game-winner with 9:22 left in the third. The Blues dominated time of possession...
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Evan Marinofsky
June 03, 2019 - 11:36 pm
Roughly three minutes into the second period, the Bruins suffered yet another blow to their blue line when Zdeno Chara took a deflected shot to the face. He came up bleeding and went right to the dressing room. Ouch. -- Zdeno Chara headed straight to the dressing room after taking a puck to the...
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Ryan O'Reilly
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Evan Marinofsky
June 03, 2019 - 11:09 pm
Losing 7-2 on home ice in the Stanley Cup Final tends to fire up the team who loses. The Blues, after experiencing that in Game 3, were firing on all cylinders in Game 4 en route to a 4-2 win. For extended periods of time throughout the game, the Blues held the Bruins down in their own zone,...
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Charlie Coyle
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WEEI
June 01, 2019 - 11:27 pm
That's how you bounce back from a Game 2 loss. The Bruins went 4-for-4 on the power play and crushed the Blues, 7-2, in Game 3 in St. Louis to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Torey Krug had a goal and three assists and Patrice Bergeron, Marcus Johansson and Joakim Nordstrom all had multi-...
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Evan Marinofsky
June 01, 2019 - 11:09 pm
Enterprise Center was bumping prior to the drop of the puck. Blues fans waited 49 years for Saturday night's game and the anthem singer let them sing the middle notes. The building shook. But once the game got going and the first period was done, a much different note was sung, as the Bruins led 3-...
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St. Louis Blues
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WEEI
May 30, 2019 - 12:56 am
After a back-and-forth first period that saw the Bruins and Blues tied 2-2 at the intermission, neither team could break through again until the Blues came out flying in overtime and got a goal from Carl Gunnarsson 3:51 into the extra session to even the Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece. Aside...
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