Stanley Cup Final

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Alex Reimer
May 28, 2019 - 10:20 am
It got testy between the Bruins and Blues in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday, with St. Louis being whistled for five penalties and a helmet-less Torey Krug barreling into Robert Thomas –– after David Perron had assaulted Krug on the other end of the ice and was allowed to play on. But maybe...
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Torey Krug
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Alex Reimer
May 28, 2019 - 9:51 am
The most indelible image from Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final will not be one of the four unanswered Bruins goals that propelled them to victory over the Blues at the Garden Monday, but rather a helmet-less Torey Krug flying to take down forward Robert Thomas. It is the kind of hit that will be...
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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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Charlie McAvoy
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WEEI
May 28, 2019 - 12:29 am
The Bruins ' Stanley Cup Final got off to a bit of a rough start as they fell behind 2-0, but they came storming back in a dominant second period to tie the game with goals from Connor Clifton and Charlie McAvoy. The Sean Kuraly scored what proved to be the game-winner 5:21 into the third as the...
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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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WEEI
May 27, 2019 - 7:57 am
Our long, national nightmare is over: Stanley Cup games are finally here. And with that, our WEEI hockey "experts" decided to make their predictions on the most pressing storylines of the series between the Bruins and the Blues. The participants are as follows: Matt Kalman, Dale Arnold, Pete...
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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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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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