Stanley Cup Final

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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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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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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Matt Kalman
May 17, 2019 - 10:55 pm
By the time the Bruins play another game they’ll have had 10 days off. That’s their “reward” for sweeping the Carolina Hurricanes in four games in the Eastern Conference final. After the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of the Western Conference final to even that best-of-7 series...
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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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