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Sam Cohn
June 12, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Game 7 isn't anything new for a handful of Bruins veterans. Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, David Krejci and Tuukka Rask have appeared in plenty of them throughout their careers -- in fact, Chara will be playing in his 14th Wednesday night, the most in NHL history. Chara has always...
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Evan Marinofsky
June 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm
There's a lot of pressure on the St. Louis Blues. To win their first Stanley Cup in team history, they must win a Game 7 on Bruins' soil. On top of that, they had a chance to do it at home in Game 6 but failed. Now their backs are against the wall. But the biggest bright spot for the Blues is that...
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Alex Reimer
June 12, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Some people want David Ortiz to serve as the Bruins’ banner captain tonight from the ICU, because apparently they think he’s a cartoon character. How deranged. Ortiz is slowly beginning to recover from being shot Sunday in the lower back from close range, according to his wife, Tiffany. “Yesterday...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 12, 2019 - 11:25 am
Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk has finally been cleared from concussion protocol, just in time for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. Coach Bruce Cassidy said Wednesday morning that Grzelcyk will be a game-time decision, but that he expects him to re-enter the lineup. Cassidy said Connor Clifton...
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Alex Reimer
June 11, 2019 - 2:39 pm
The Blues are apparently feeling the pressure of their pending Game 7 all the way up to the executive suite. On Tuesday, St. Louis general manager Doug Armstrong freaked out at the Garden Zamboni Crew, according to multiple reporters on the scene, because the ice wasn’t ready for Blues practice. “...
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Sam Cohn
June 11, 2019 - 2:36 pm
The two greatest words in sports, ‘Game 7.’ The Boston Bruins are set to host the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final and a few Bruins players were quick to express how surreal the experience really is. “That’s every kid’s dream who plays pond hockey or backyard hockey—you imagine it...
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June 11, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Tickets for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final are going for more than $2,000 on average , but forking over all that money isn't the only way to get in. WEEI has your chance to win tickets for Wednesday night's decisive game! Tune in throughout the day Tuesday and Wednesday to listen for code words...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 10, 2019 - 9:04 pm
The NHL never publicly owned up to the poor officiating in Game 5 that cost the Bruins what proved to be the game-winning goal, but it appears there will be at least a sliver of accountability. According to multiple reports, the referees for Wednesday night's Game 7 will be Chris Rooney and Gord...
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Alex Reimer
June 10, 2019 - 3:50 pm
The Bruins can bring home the 13th championship that Boston sports has seen this century with a win over the Blues Wednesday. And the astronomical ticket prices for Game 7 at the Garden indicate there’s no title fatigue around these parts. The average get-in cost for Wednesday’s affair currently...
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Alex Reimer
June 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The Bruins bested the Blues in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final to send the series back to Boston, because Tuukka Rask put forth an exceptional performance and their top forwards finally got on the scoreboard. The Blues’ reported premature victory celebration had nothing to do with their defeat,...
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