Stanley Cup

Mike Petraglia
November 04, 2014 - 7:32 pm
If ever Shawn Thornton wanted a reminder of what he meant to Bruins fans over the last seven years, he got it in a 45-second tribute in the first period Tuesday night at TD Garden. As they did with the return of Johnny Boychuk two weeks earlier, the Bruins gave a video tribute on the large monitors...
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June 11, 2014 - 7:44 am
The Stanley Cup will be at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, but most fans in attendance would rather not see it by the time Game 4 is finished. The Rangers trail the Kings 3-0 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup finals series following Monday's deflating 3-0 loss in Game 3 at MSG. And word...
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December 29, 2013 - 4:17 am
Over the final days of the year, WEEI.com will count down the top 13 stories of 2013 in Boston sports. This is No. 4: Bruins reach Stanley Cup finals, lose heartbreaker. To see the previous entries, click here. After a miraculous playoff run that featured the Bruins overcoming a three-goal deficit...
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Mike Petraglia
June 26, 2013 - 7:07 am
Immediately after Monday night's heartbreaking Game 6 loss that handed the Stanley Cup to the Blackhawks, Patrice Bergeron re-entered the hospital and remains there, the team announced Wednesday morning during break-up day at TD Garden. Bergeron announced after the game that he was playing with a...
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Mike Petraglia
June 25, 2013 - 6:17 am
The last 76 seconds of Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup will be dissected and analyzed by Bruins fans for years to come. What happened and how did the Bruins defense collapse? How did Bryan Bickell get free enough to pot the game-tying goal? "I think you if I had to really talk about defense, I...
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Mike Petraglia
June 24, 2013 - 8:53 pm
After Monday's game, Claude Julien made it a point not to address injuries specifically because he thought that would come across as making excuses in the wake of a crushing Game 6 loss that handed the 2013 Stanley Cup to the Chicago Blackhawks . "The reason I'm saying that is because this is not a...
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Mike Petraglia
June 24, 2013 - 10:39 am
High humidity and temperatures in the 90s outside for a second straight day are hardly the ideal conditions for good ice for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals. But that's what both the Bruins and Blackhawks will be dealing with Monday night in front of a loud and fired-up Garden crowd, whose energy...
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Mike Petraglia
June 24, 2013 - 10:05 am
Sometimes the greatest motivation can be one of fear. In this case, the Bruins want to avoid the indignity of having a visiting team skate around on Garden ice holding Lord Stanley above their collective heads. Faced with an identical scenario two years ago on a Monday night, the Bruins came out...
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Mike Petraglia
June 23, 2013 - 1:44 pm
The hit on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews from Johnny Boychuk in the second period was substantial enough that it knocked his head to the ice and knocked him out of action for the third period of Saturday's 3-1 Chicago win that puts the Blackhawks one win from the Stanley Cup . It was so hard...
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Mike Petraglia
June 23, 2013 - 11:40 am
Claude Julien insisted Sunday afternoon upon his return to TD Garden for media availability that he is being as forthcoming as possible when it comes to the undisclosed injury of Patrice Bergeron . The Bruins center reportedly injured his spleen in the first period of the 3-1 Game 5 loss in Chicago...
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