Stanley Cup

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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Mike Petraglia
June 23, 2013 - 1:42 am
CHICAGO -- The NHL may be looking into discipline against Johnny Boyhuck for his second period hit on Jonathan Toews that knocked out the Blackhawks captain out of the third period of Game 5 Saturday night. Toews played the rest of the second period and was on the bench for the third period but did...
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Mike Petraglia
June 22, 2013 - 7:58 pm
CHICAGO -- Claude Julien was a frustrated head coach Saturday night after he lost Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals to the Blackhawks at United Center, 3-1, and in the process lost his best all-around player to an undisclosed injury. Pressed about the nature of the injury suffered by Patrice...
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Mike Petraglia
June 22, 2013 - 6:31 pm
CHICAGO -- Patrice Bergeron was taken from the United Center in the middle of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals Saturday night via ambulance and transported to a local hospital, first reported by WCVB's Mike Lynch and later confirmed by the Bruins. Bergeron appeared to take a hit late in the first...
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Mike Petraglia
June 22, 2013 - 10:53 am
CHICAGO -- Maybe it was as innocent as Claude Julien showing his game face but when he was asked why he would bench Kaspars Daugavins and consider inserting Carl Soderberg into the lineup for his first playoff game in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals, he defended his turf in no uncertain terms. "...
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Mike Petraglia
June 22, 2013 - 10:14 am
CHICAGO -- Bruins coach Claude Julien was very aware of the comments by Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews after Game 4. In the hours before Game 5 here Saturday, Julien said if Chicago thinks they can attack and expose Zdeno Chara , then go for it. "I mean, they're allowed their comments," Julien...
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Mike Petraglia
June 22, 2013 - 8:11 am
CHICAGO -- As was the case before Game 4, Marian Hossa was not on the ice for Chicago's morning skate here at United Center in the hours before Game 5 of the Stanley Cup . Hossa did not skate on Wednesday morning in Boston but returned to the lineup for Game 4 after missing Game 3 with an upper...
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Mike Petraglia
June 21, 2013 - 5:09 pm
Perhaps the lasting legacy of the 2011 Stanley Cup champion Bruins was their ability to win in a hostile environment when they had no other choice. Game 7 in Vancouver was the ultimate testament to that quality. Now, these Bruins have a chance to repeat that accomplishment, and must, if they are to...
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