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Tuukka Rask orders matching mask for young cancer patient

When 9-year-old Maddie Santosuosso joined Tuukka Rask on the ice at Boston Bruins practice last month, her gear was almost identical to that of the B’s goaltender — same jersey, same pads, same glove. All that was missing was a copy of Rask’s custom snarling bear goalie mask, which the netminder was unable to acquire in time. That’s no longer the case, as Rask has since...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Commissions Custom Goalie Mask For Young Cancer Patient

Back in late March, Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins welcomed a special guest to one of their practices – 9-year-old Topfield, Mass., native Maddie Santosuosso. The team joined forces with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help let Santuosuosso, who suffers from stage IV sarcoma, a rare tissue cancer, take the ice with her favorite team and play goalie alongside Rask, her favorite...
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Multiple Bruins dealing with fly; no update on Daniel Paille

Multiple Bruins are dealing with the flu, Bruins coach Claude Julien said after Tuesday’s practice. Missing from the practice were Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Matt Bartkowski, Andrej Meszaros and Kevan Miller. Julien would not specify which Bruins have the flu and which were battling other ailments, but Kelly, Paille, Bergeron and Miller all missed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Hope To Continue Power Play Success Into Postseason (Video)

The Boston Bruins went from the fourth-worst power play in the NHL to the third best in the league in just one season. There were many factors that contributed to the drastic turnaround, but NESN’s Andy Brickley thinks the biggest is Zdeno Chara’s net-front presence on the man-advantage. While his height certainly makes that the biggest difference, he’s also much more effective...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli’s Offseason Moves Paying Off For Bruins In Big Way (Video)

General manager Peter Chiarelli’s offseason moves paid off for the Boston Bruins in the regular season to the tune of the Presidents’ Trophy and the B’s hope to see that success continue well into the postseason. The Fourth of July blockbuster trade that brought Loui Eriksson and Reilly Smith to Boston revamped the third line, the free-agent signing of Jarome Iginla resulted...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli On The Detroit Red Wings

from Jeff Pini at Boston.com, “Getting back a healthy Daytsuk; that makes them more dangerous,” Chiarelli said. “Who knows what will happen with Zetterberg, he’s lurking in the wings, and [Detroit GM] Kenny [Holland] and [Coach Mike Babcock] will probably pull him out at some point. They’ve had a ton of injuries, and Tatar, Reilly [Smith’s] brother [Brendan]...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 schedule

Below are the dates and times to the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, via NHL.com: 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...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crappy Bruins fan draws Jordan Caron for 'Shirts Off Our Backs,' proceeds to hate life afterwards

On Saturday after the Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 to clinch the Presidents' Trophy, they, as they do ever year in their final home game of the season, handout their game-worn jerseys to an assortment of lucky fans on ice.Fans can't control themselves as they anxiously await pulling a name from their envelope and getting to take home a piece of memorabilia that'...
Via BruinsLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins close out historic regular season; await Red Wings in first round

Chad Johnson was on a mission.  Kind of.Between the pipes for the Boston Bruins' final regular season game on Sunday afternoon, if Johnson could hold the New Jersey Devils scoreless, he would force a tie for the Jennings Trophy, awarded to the goaltender - or tandem of goaltenders on the same team - who allow the least number of goals in the National Hockey League season.Boston...
Via Little Blog of Hate
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Ready to Make Run at Stanley Cup?

Boston Bruins’ forward Brad Marchand (left) is just one of the pieces that’s going to help push their team back to the Stanley Cup this year – Mandatory Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images The Boston Bruins are winding down a successful 2013-14 NHL regular-season, and are in position for another extended postseason run. With their victory over the Philadelphia Flyers last...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins clinch President's Trophy with dominating win over Sabres

So....The Boston Bruins clinched the President's Trophy on Saturday and the home ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs that comes with it, courtesy of a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres, but may have paid a heavier price than they needed to.With Chris Kelly already out of the lineup with back issues, Daniel Paille joined Patrice Bergeron in leaving the contest...
Via Little Blog of Hate
3 days ago  |  Discuss

"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...
Via BruinsLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Daniel Paille crushed on hit by McCabe

The Bruins may’ve had an easy wrap up of the President’s Trophy today, beating Buffalo 4-1, but one of their forwards did not have a smooth game. Daniel Paille, who has been concussed twice this season – once in December and again in March, may’ve suffered a third one in today’s game. This high hit by Jake McCabe on a vulnerable Paille knocked the winger for a loop: He...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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