NHL Playoffs

Brandon Carlo
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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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Zdeno Chara
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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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Patrice Bergeron
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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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Matt Grzelcyk
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Scott McLaughlin
May 30, 2019 - 12:40 am
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy confirmed after Wednesday's Game 2 overtime loss that defenseman Matt Grzelcyk had been taken to the hospital for tests after getting hit in the head from behind by Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist late in the first period. Cassidy said the team was still waiting for an...
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Evan Marinofsky
May 29, 2019 - 11:21 pm
The tables turned in Game 2, as the Blues dominated the Bruins for most of Wednesday night's game en route to a 3-2 overtime victory to tie the Stanley Cup Final at 1-1. Unlike Game 1, Wednesday night saw the Blues outshoot the Bruins 36-23. For the four minutes of overtime, the Blues controlled...
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Matt Grzelcyk
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Scott McLaughlin
May 29, 2019 - 9:18 pm
Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final has given us another big hit to talk about, but unlike Torey Krug's in Game 1, this one wasn't clean. With just over two minutes left in the first period of what was a 2-2 game at the time, Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist hit Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk into the...
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