Stanley Cup

Mike Petraglia
June 21, 2013 - 10:37 am
Carl Soderberg may or may not make his Stanley Cup playoff debut in one of the biggest games of the season Saturday night. But one thing is for sure, he feels confident he will be ready if called on by coach Claude Julien . The 27-year-old Soderberg skated Friday morning in practice with the fourth...
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Mike Petraglia
June 20, 2013 - 5:55 pm
As was the case at the beginning of this series, the Bruins Friday will give their fans the chance to send them off on a mission. With their team tied, 2-2, in the 2013 Stanley Cup finals, Bruins fans are invited show their support for their team as they leave TD Garden for Saturday's Game 5 of the...
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Mike Petraglia
June 20, 2013 - 5:31 pm
Sometimes it just takes simplifying things to their most basic form. That's the way Tuukka Rask feels about the defense in front of him in Game 4 and what he expects for Game 5 Saturday in Chicago. "We talked about it and moved on," Rask said. "New game Saturday." Was Wednesday's six-goal implosion...
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Mike Petraglia
June 19, 2013 - 9:19 pm
The captain of the Chicago Blackhawks knew what was at stake Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Bruins. Jonathan Toews also knew that coming in, he had no points in the series so far. When he scored 6:33 into the second period, the Blackhawks had a 2-1 lead and he was...
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Mike Petraglia
June 18, 2013 - 1:49 pm
Following Monday night's 2-0 win over the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals, Claude Julien paid the ultimate tribute to his team by saying they're fully committed to the cause . Ask the players, and that is high praise indeed. The players know how much they played with fire late in the...
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Mike Petraglia
June 18, 2013 - 1:16 pm
Ever since April 15, sports in Boston has taken on deeper meaning as the city and its people look to heal from the Boston Marathon attacks. On Tuesday, the off-day between Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup finals, Claude Juilen articulated in a very sensitive way what a Stanley Cup championship...
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Mike Petraglia
June 17, 2013 - 11:43 pm
No more Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from these Bruins, at least not in the eyes of their coach. After the Bruins dominated Game 3 in nearly every aspect, including a 40-16 edge on faceoffs, Claude Julien heaped praise on the effort level of his team after the 2-0 win that leaves them two victories shy...
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Mike Petraglia
June 17, 2013 - 10:22 am
From the moment Evgeni Malkin 's shot broke his right leg and he skated around on it, Gregory Campbell has become a Stanley Cup legend in Boston. On Monday, part of the drama of the Bruins returning home to play Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final at TD Garden will be Campbell in attendance to watch...
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Mike Petraglia
June 12, 2013 - 9:48 pm
Claude Julien doesn't believe Thursday morning's heartbreaking end to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals will have a lingering effect on his team. Julien pointed to the 2011 Cup finals when the Bruins lost the first two games in Vancouver before coming back to win the Cup. Julien was asked if the...
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Mike Petraglia
June 12, 2013 - 9:25 pm
Andrew Shaw scored off a double deflection at 12:08 of triple overtime to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 win over the Bruins in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night at the United Center in Chicago. It was the longest overtime game in Stanley Cup finals play since Petr Klima beat the Bruins...
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