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After dispatching a tough Washington Capitals team in the first round, the Rangers have been rewarded with the Boston Bruins as their next opponent. Boston is coming off a somewhat improbable victory over an upstart Maple Leafs squad who is trending in the right direction. Opposing The King in this series will be former Maple Leaf, Tuukka Rask.
Rask is a former 1st round pick of the Leafs (21st overall), who was moved to the Bruins for Andrew Raycroft (!) just before the 2007 season. Rask was putting up solid numbers in Finland, but was just 19 years old at the time of the deal. Toronto needed established goaltending now, and had Justin Pogge waiting in the wings. This left Rask expendable, and former Bruin’s interim GM and current Rangers assistant GM, Jeff Gorton, was more than willing to make that deal. Obviously, this one worked out well for Toronto. Rask made it over to North America in 2009-2010, and has been groomed as Boston’s goalie of the future ...
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(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) BOSTON-- According to a report from DJ Bean of WEEI’s Big Bad blog, the Bruins announced on Tuesday that they recalled defenseman Torey Krug from Providence. General manager Peter Chiarelli made the announcement, but did not offer any additional information about other player injuries. Wade Redden and Andrew Ference missed Tuesday’s series...
Bruins head coach Claude Julien told the media that winger Brad Marchand, who left Thursday’s morning skate “wincing in pain” after what appeared to be an injury, will be playing in Game 1 against the Rangers on Thursday night.
“He’ll be fine. He’ll be out there [Thursday night],” Julien explained.
According to reporters Matt Kalman and Joe McDonald...
When the Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs in overtime on Patrice Bergeron's goal, completing an epic Game 7 comeback in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, my first thought was this: I wonder if Jack Edwards survived.
The Bruins play by play man is a little crazy (he even admits to that in his Twitter bio) and a Hawk Harrelson level homer. Sometimes his craziness...
Things got a bit testy towards the ends of the second period in the Bruins-Leafs Game 7 in Boston, with both teams getting in each others’ faces. Tuukka Rask didn’t take too kindly to Joffrey Lupul intruding into his personal space and decided to let that be known via a nice blocker sandwich right to the grillmix. Zdeno Chara provided the desert with a glove to the face of his...
Check out Andy Brickley stay all calm and composed fixing his jacket well Jack Edwards goes insane in the booth after Patrice Bergeron scored in OT of Game 7 to give the Bruins the series against the Maple Leafs.
I guess all we can really say here is thats just “Jack being Jack”… one of a kind
Photo courtesy of Boston Bruins BOSTON—According to a report from Nancy Marrapese-Burrell of the Boston Globe Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid has been named a finalist for the Bill Masterson Trophy, which is awarded to the National Hockey League player “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” Forward Sidney Crosby of...
Game seven will go down in Boston lore
Glory Days Grill is a popular chain of sports bars in the Maryland/DC area and for the longest time the one in Burke, Virginia could not have been a more depressing place. On one hand, Washington was getting blown out in their own game seven on home ice and this happens to be in Washington territory. The other side of things is that a small...
Shock, confusion, and heartbreak. That’s how the Toronto Maple Leafs season ended Monday night during Game Seven of their first round match-up against the Boston Bruins.Up 4-1 with less than eleven minutes left in the third period, it seemed almost certain that the Leafs were about to upset the Boston Bruins and move onto the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But, somehow...
#4 Boston vs. #6 NY Rangers
Regular Season History:
Bruins Wins (Goals Scored): 285 (1,985)
Rangers Wins (Goals Scored): 249 (1,839)
Bruins Series Wins (Goals Scored): 7
Rangers Series Wins (Goals Scored): 2
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To say the Bruins âsurvivedâ the opening round would be an understatement. The Bruins were...
CBS SportsPatrice Bergeron, probably the MVP of the Bruins this season, has been named one of the three finalists for the Selke Trophy, the award given to the best defensive forward in the league. Bergeron will try to defend his title against two other stellar players in Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings, and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks.As we all know, Bergeron...
Milan Lucic, obviously excited over the Bruins' epic Game 7 come back against the Maple Leafs, shook something other than Dion Phaneuf's hand in the post-game.
The New York Rangers visit the Boston Bruins at TD Garden for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
Rangers Game Notes
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I am sitting here reflecting on what happened last night with the Bruins and Maple Leafs. I still can't believe what we saw. Going along with my last post, the Bruins never like to make it easy on themselves. Boston teams in general always have to make their...
Putting the puck past Henrik Lundqvist is a huge challenge for the Boston Bruins.
Of course, they have to get it to him first and that's a tough task against the shot-blocking New York Rangers.
''They're definitely going to be laying down to block those shots,'' Boston forward Patrice Bergeron said after practice for Thursday night's series opener. ...
We still don't know what the hell happened. When the Bruins went down 4-1 we wanted to grab a box of kittens and punch each one in the face. (PURRGERON NOTE: I hope Jon loses both of his testicles for that comment)
The Bruins we had seen for the last month of the regular season and through much of this series could not, and according to their attitude on the ice, would not...