NHL Playoffs

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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Boston Bruins
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Scott McLaughlin
May 21, 2019 - 11:37 am
In their efforts to avoid getting rusty before Monday night's Stanley Cup Final Game 1, the Bruins will try to simulate a game night this Thursday. The team announced on Tuesday that it will be holding an intrasquad scrimmage at TD Garden Thursday at 7 p.m. Tickets for the general public are $20...
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Bruce Cassidy
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Evan Marinofsky
May 20, 2019 - 5:04 pm
It's no secret that Bruce Cassidy has been a successful head coach with the Bruins . But what many have forgotten, or maybe not even realized, is that his first time around as an NHL bench boss didn't go as swimmingly. For the 2002-03 season, Cassidy was head coach of the Washington Capitals. The...
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Bruce Cassidy and the Boston Bruins
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Evan Marinofsky
May 19, 2019 - 5:10 pm
While the Bruins wait to see who they'll play in the Stanley Cup Final, they're faced with a new kind of challenge: what do we do with all this free time? Between their Game 4 win over the Hurricanes and Game 1 of the Cup, the B's have 10 days to kill. Yes, players dealing with nagging injuries...
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Tuukka Rask
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Scott McLaughlin
May 17, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Tim Thomas won two Vezina Trophies as a Bruin, but what he's most remembered for is his Conn Smythe Trophy-winning 2011 postseason, when he led the Bruins to their first Stanley Cup since 1972. With the Bruins back in the Stanley Cup Final this year, and with Tuukka Rask playing great throughout...
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Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand
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Evan Marinofsky
May 17, 2019 - 6:48 am
If the Bruins are in a series-clinching game, it's safe to assume Patrice Bergeron will step up. And that's exactly what took place on Thursday night. In the Bruins' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes to cap off an Eastern Conference Final sweep, Bergeron recorded two goals and an assist. His linemates...
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Zdeno Chara and Jake DeBrusk
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Scott McLaughlin
May 16, 2019 - 11:53 pm
Thursday was a night of celebration for the Bruins as they finished off a sweep of the Hurricanes with a 4-0 win and advanced to the Stanley Cup Final. But the evening started with some uneasiness, as captain Zdeno Chara didn't take the ice with his teammates for warmups and was ruled out of the...
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Boston Bruins
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WEEI
May 16, 2019 - 11:26 pm
The Bruins beat the Hurricanes 4-0 Thursday night to finish off the four-game sweep and advance to the Stanley Cup Final. Tuukka Rask continued his great play with a 24-save shutout, while the Bruins' top line took over on offense, with Patrice Bergeron scoring twice and Brad Marchand and David...
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Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand
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Evan Marinofsky
May 16, 2019 - 10:49 pm
The Bruins are heading to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Hurricanes 4-0 and sweeping them in the Eastern Conference Final. The scoring didn't start until the second period. But when it did, it was how the B's seem to score all their goals these days -- on the power play. First it was...
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Chris Wagner
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WEEI
May 14, 2019 - 11:15 pm
The Bruins withstood a 20-shot first-period onslaught from the Hurricanes thanks to Tuukka Rask and went on to beat the Hurricanes 2-1 in Raleigh Tuesday night to take a 3-0 series lead. Rask finished the night with 35 saves, while Chris Wagner and Brad Marchand did the scoring. Check out some...
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