NHL Playoffs

Torey Krug
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Scott McLaughlin
May 28, 2019 - 1:31 am
Torey Krug has had big playoff moments before. Back in 2013, he got called up for the Bruins ' second-round series against the Rangers due to injuries on the blue line and proceeded to score four goals in his first five postseason games, becoming the first rookie defenseman ever to do so. Offensive...
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Sean Kuraly
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Evan Marinofsky
May 27, 2019 - 11:02 pm
It took 10 days but on Monday night, Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final finally took place. The Bruins came out victorious, as they beat the Blues 4-2. After a few close calls for the Bruins, the Blues were the ones to get on the board first. With 13 minutes to play in the first, Brayden Schenn...
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Alex Pietrangelo, David Perron
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Evan Marinofsky
May 26, 2019 - 8:06 pm
It's no secret that the core of the 2019 Boston Bruins has lots of Stanley Cup experience, as this will be their third trip to the Cup Final. On the other side of the ice are polar opposites in the St. Louis Blues. As a franchise, they haven't made the Cup since 1970 and with this core, they've...
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Chris Wagner
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Evan Marinofsky
May 26, 2019 - 6:28 pm
In 2013, the Bruins ' symbol of sacrifice in the Eastern Conference Finals was Gregory Campbell blocking an Evgeni Malkin slap shot and breaking his leg, which kept him out of the Stanley Cup Final. This year, it was Chris Wagner laying out to block a Justin Faulk slap shot in Game 3 with his right...
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Tuukka Rask
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WEEI
May 26, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The Bruins met with the media at TD Garden on Sunday for Stanley Cup Media Day as they put the finishing touches on their preparation for Monday night's Game 1 against the Blues. Check out some photos from the day in the slideshow above. The Big Bad Blog is presented by: Technology Decisions Aren't...
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Brad Marchand
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Scott McLaughlin
May 26, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Brad Marchand said at Sunday's Stanley Cup Media Day that he doesn't think about the possible Red Sox-Patriots-Bruins three-peat his team could complete because "baseball and football have nothing to do with our series." But Marchand did inadvertently echo Tom Brady in one respect. When asked if he...
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Boston Bruins pre-Stanley Cup scrimmage
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Evan Marinofsky
May 23, 2019 - 10:05 pm
The mood was light at TD Garden on Thursday night, but the message was far from it as the Bruins scrimmaged against themselves to try to stay fresh for Game 1 on Monday night. Nobody really cared about the final score -- it wasn't even posted on the Garden HDX -- but Team Black did edge out Team...
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Boston Bruins
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Scott McLaughlin
May 23, 2019 - 5:26 pm
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final is the perfect way to cap off Memorial Day weekend, and given that the weather's supposed to be good, maybe you'd prefer to be outdoors with a bunch of fellow Bruins fans. Good news then. The city of Boston and the NHL are teaming up to host a free pregame concert...
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David Backes
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Evan Marinofsky
May 22, 2019 - 3:29 pm
David Backes initially left the St. Louis Blues in the summer of 2016 in part to get a better shot at winning his first Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins . But to earn the ultimate prize, he now has one thing standing in his way: his former team. "Would've been fine to make the Finals in different...
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Zdeno Chara
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WEEI
May 21, 2019 - 2:23 pm
With the Bruins back in the Stanley Cup Final for the third time this decade, let's see how much you know about their history in the championship round. Take the quiz below and enter to win a $60 Cumberland Farms gift card. The Big Bad Blog is presented by: Technology Decisions Aren't Black and...
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