NHL Playoffs

Boston Bruins
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WEEI
May 12, 2019 - 5:51 pm
The Bruins dominated the Hurricanes at TD Garden on Sunday, cruising to a 6-2 win and 2-0 series lead. Matt Grzelcyk scored twice, Torey Krug and Charlie Coyle each had three assists, and Tuukka Rask stopped 21 of the 22 shots he faced. Check out some photos from the game in the slideshow above,...
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Jake DeBrusk
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Evan Marinofsky
May 12, 2019 - 5:49 pm
On Sunday afternoon, the Bruins looked like a team hungry for the Stanley Cup Final while the Hurricanes looked like a team simply just happy to be in the conference final. The Bruins won 6-2 in Game 2 to take a 2-0 series lead. With four minutes remaining in the first period, the Bruins struck...
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Brandon Carlo
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Evan Marinofsky
May 10, 2019 - 11:31 am
On paper, it wasn't supposed to turn out as well as it did. With Charlie McAvoy suspended heading into Game 1, the Boston Bruins defense was missing its best two-way defender. Through two series, the Boston University product was thriving in postseason play and took the big step most around Boston...
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Patrice Bergeron
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Scott McLaughlin
May 10, 2019 - 1:27 am
The Bruins power play hasn't always been smooth in these playoffs, but it has been pretty lethal. In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday, it was a pair of power plays early in the third period that turned the game around, flipping a 2-1 Hurricanes lead to a 3-2 Bruins lead en route...
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Dougie Hamilton
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Evan Marinofsky
May 10, 2019 - 12:49 am
Back in 2014, if someone said that Dougie Hamilton would help revive a scoring problem for the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, it'd be safe to assume he'd be manning the point in a black and gold uniform. Wrong. On Thursday night, Hamilton, now of the Carolina Hurricanes,...
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Steven Kampfer
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WEEI
May 09, 2019 - 11:58 pm
The Bruins scored four third-period goals, including two power-play tallies 28 seconds apart, and beat the Hurricanes 5-2 Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist, Steven Kampfer scored his first career postseason goal, and Tuukka Rask...
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Marcus Johansson
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Evan Marinofsky
May 09, 2019 - 10:54 pm
Heading into the third period of Thursday's Eastern Conference Finals Game 1, the Bruins trailed the Hurricanes 2-1 and desperately needed a spark. By the end of it, the Bruins had not only tied the game, but they had taken the lead and then pulled away en route to a 5-2 win and 1-0 series lead...
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Charlie McAvoy, David Krejci, Lucas Wallmark
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Scott McLaughlin
May 07, 2019 - 3:39 pm
We know when the Eastern Conference Finals will begin, but we still don't know the full series schedule. The NHL announced Tuesday afternoon that Game 1 between the Bruins and Hurricanes will be Thursday night at 8 p.m. at TD Garden. The game will be on NBCSN. The NHL press release goes on to say...
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Brad Marchand
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Scott McLaughlin
May 07, 2019 - 12:09 am
After Game 5, David Pastrnak stepped in to answer a question during his press conference with Brad Marchand because, as he put it, Marchand was a little "crispy." That was just an appetizer for Marchand's performance after the Bruins ' series-clinching Game 6 win, though. It was clear something was...
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Charlie McAvoy hits Josh Anderson
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Evan Marinofsky
May 06, 2019 - 11:29 pm
After the thrill of an Eastern Conference Finals berth wanes for the Bruins on Tuesday morning, the main thought will surround one of their best young players. Will Charlie McAvoy be suspended? With 20 seconds to go in the second period, McAvoy went to hit Josh Anderson, who'd just crossed over the...
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