Peter Chiarelli: Patrice Bergeron’s Play ‘Is Best I’ve Seen Him’

BOSTON — The Bruins knew full well what they were getting when they signed center Patrice Bergeron to an eight-year, $52 million contract extension last summer. They knew that they were getting one of the game’s best two-way forwards and one of the franchise’s cornerstones for a long time. They might not have known, however, that Bergeron would be this good, though. Bergeron...
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2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 schedule

Below are the dates and times to the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, via All times listed are ET and subject to change. EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS SERIES A – A1 vs. W2 TIME (ET)    vs.   NETWORKS Friday, April 18 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Boston NBCSN, TSN Sunday, April 20 3 p.m. Detroit at Boston NBC, TSN Tuesday, April 22 7:30 p...
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Bruins' lose Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron against Sabres', Chris Kelly also out

The Boston Bruins lost forwards Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron on Saturday afternoon during a game against the Buffalo Sabres.Dan4th Nicholas-Wikimedia commonsPaille was skating  during the third period, he got hit in the head by Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe. Paille fell to the ice and stayed down for several seconds before trying to stand up. He managed to stand up but almost...
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"No update" on Paille injury, Bergeron dealing with "minor issue"

Bruins forward Daniel Paille left Saturday's game after taking a big hit from Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe in the third period, and judging from the bits of information we have on the matter, it does not look good for Bruins fourth-liner. As always, we await official word from the team or a reporter in regards to the exact nature of the injury. However, with that being said...
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Bruins Injury Update: Patrice Bergeron’s Issue Minor, Daniel Paille’s Status Unknown

BOSTON — The most important thing for the Bruins entering Saturday’s game with the Buffalo Sabres was to stay healthy. That didn’t necessarily go as planned, though. The Bruins lost two players over the course of their 4-1 win over the Sabres at TD Garden, but there’s not a whole lot of information about Patrice Bergeron or Daniel Paille who both left the game early. The...
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Boston Bruins shift into cruise control

If there was any doubt about whether or not coach Claude Julien would rest some of his key players down the stretch of the regular season now that the Boston Bruins have clinched the Eastern Conference’s best record the answer has become clearer the past three games.  It started in the Bruins 5-2 win last Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers.  Although many of the Bruins...
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Bob McKenzie: Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask Favorites For NHL Awards

Highly respected TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie recently polled 16 NHL  head coaches to see how they would rank the top candidates for some of the end-of-the-year awards, including the Hart Trophy. Four players from the Boston Bruins received consideration from the coaches. Tuukka Rask was the top choice for the Vezina Trophy, which is awarded to the most outstanding goaltender...
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Patrice Bergeron Stays Hot, Extends Point Streak To 12 Games (Video)

Patrice Bergeron continues to do Patrice Bergeron-type things. The Boston Bruins’ forecheck went to work midway through the first period, creating a chance for Zdeno Chara to fire off a shot. The B’s captain was off the mark, but with all three forwards in front of the net, Bergeron snagged the rebound and quickly found the back of the net as he extended his point streak to 12...
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March madness: Bergeron and Iginla the fuel to Bruins epic month-long tear

One more win, two more points, and more of the same from Boston's two top players.With their 3-1 win over the Washington Capitals Saturday, the Bruins clinched the Atlantic Division and have collected points in 15 straight games, tying a franchise record set in the 2011-12 season when the B's went 14-0-1.JI12 and PB37 have led the charge in March (via the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins extend winning streak with gritty effort

Looking at the schedule for the Boston Bruins in the month of March the first thing that jumped off of the page was the number of back-to-back games the team would have to play, six.  After playing five of those six back-to-back games, the Bruins are 5-0.  The latest of these victories came against a Phoenix Coyotes team clinging to the last wild card spot in the Western Conference...
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