NHL Playoffs

Sergei Bobrovsky
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Evan Marinofsky
April 30, 2019 - 10:04 pm
The Bruins couldn't buy a goal in Game 3. Whether it was a post, Sergei Bobrovsky, or both, the Bruins came up short when it came to putting pucks in the net Tuesday night and fell to the Blue Jackets 2-1. Columbus now leads the series 2-1. The same storylines from Games 1 and 2 carried over to...
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Brad Marchand
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Scott McLaughlin
April 28, 2019 - 2:19 am
In Round 1, the Bruins power play could produce -- and produce a lot -- without being perfect. The Maple Leafs' penalty kill was awful, so even if the B's made an errant pass here or hesitated to shoot there, they were still going to get enough good looks that scoring felt almost inevitable. They...
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Artemi Panarin
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Scott McLaughlin
April 28, 2019 - 12:14 am
The Bruins killed off one penalty in the first overtime, but they couldn't kill off a second in the second OT. With Patrice Bergeron in the box for a trip committed on the forecheck, Matt Duchene buried a rebound after Tuukka Rask had stopped Artemi Panarin's one-time bid to give the Blue Jackets a...
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The Boston Bruins celebrate
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April 25, 2019 - 10:37 pm
Marcus Johansson set up Charlie Coyle for the tying goal late in regulation, and then Johansson set up Coyle again for the overtime winner as the Bruins beat the Blue Jackets 3-2 Thursday night at TD Garden to take a 1-0 series lead. Check out some photos from the game in the slideshow above, and...
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Charlie Coyle
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Evan Marinofsky
April 25, 2019 - 10:24 pm
The Boston Bruins and Columbus Blue Jackets gave everyone some free hockey in Game 1. The Bruins would emerge victorious in overtime when Charlie Coyle scored his second of the night on a tip-in to cap off a 3-2 win. --GOAL-- Charlie Coyle ends the game!!! #NHLBruins -3 #CBJ - 2 pic.twitter.com/...
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Jim Hackett
April 25, 2019 - 9:53 am
Dedicated to David “Doc” O’Connor, Newton North High School Hall of Fame Inductee -2019 for Hockey & Lacrosse. A humble, kind, star youth athlete and great lifelong friend who left us far too soon. I was very fortunate to attend the Game 7 series-clinching victory for the Bruins at a wild TD...
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John Tortorella
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Shannon Keefe
April 24, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella returns to his hometown on Thursday for Game 1 of a second-round matchup against the Bruins . Tortorella grew up in Concord, Massachusetts and was inducted into the Concord-Carlisle High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976. After graduation, he moved on...
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Joakim Nordstrom
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Scott McLaughlin
April 24, 2019 - 2:03 am
For most of the Bruins ’ first-round series against the Maple Leafs, the Patrice Bergeron line and John Tavares line played each other to a draw. Sure, the two teams’ respective top lines each had games they “won” over the course of the series (Games 1 and 3 for Tavares; Games 4 and 6 for Bergeron...
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Tuukka Rask
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Evan Marinofsky
April 24, 2019 - 1:40 am
Tuukka Rask saved the best for last. Well, it actually wasn't the last because he was at his best. It's no secret that Rask receives his share of criticism from Boston fans and media. Whether it be for Game 6 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, letting four goals go past him in last year's Game 7...
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Boston Bruins
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Scott McLaughlin
April 23, 2019 - 11:46 pm
Julian Edelman first got the TD Garden crowd fired up when he served as the Bruins ' honorary banner captain before Tuesday's Game 7, a 5-1 Bruins win . He then got the crowd even more fired up when he appeared on the jumbotron late in the first period and promptly chugged a beer. Julian Edelman...
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