6:34 AM EST, Thu January 28, 2021
Stanley Cup of Chowder 13 hours ago
Recap: After blowing third period lead, Bruins rally to win in overtime

Recap: After blowing third period lead, Bruins rally to win in overtime

Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports A thrilling overtime culminated in Craig Smith’s tally, giving the Bruins two full points It very well could have been after three Penguins streaked down the middle of the ice, no black sweaters separating the oncoming attackers from Tuukka Rask. Rask, who had grimaced in pain and grabbed at his leg with his blocker-hand after seemingly hurting his leg in the third period, was up to the task. A disheartened attack was thwarted by Rask’s poke-check, who stood on his head several times during the night. He challenged shooters, was solid...
NESN.com 18 hours ago

NHL Writer Names Bruins Player As Team’s ‘Best New Face’ Of Season To Date

The 2020-21 NHL season still is young, but Craig Smith already has made an impression. ESPN’s Emily Kaplan named the Boston Bruins right wing the team’s best newcomer of the season to date Wednesday. Smith has scored goals in two consecutive games, including the overtime winner he notched Tuesday night in Boston’s 3-2 victory over […] The post NHL Writer Names Bruins Player As Team’s ‘Best New Face’ Of Season To Date appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 19 hours ago

Ford Final Five Facts: Craig Smith Scores OT Winner Vs. Penguins

Craig Smith was the hero in Tuesday night’s Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins game. With just eleven seconds remaining in overtime, Smith put one past Tristan Jarry to lift the Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins. Tuukka Rask had another strong game for the B’s, making 28 saves — including some tough stops […] The post Ford Final Five Facts: Craig Smith Scores OT Winner Vs. Penguins appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 26, 2021

Craig Smith Breaks Down Game-Winning Goal In Bruins’ Win Vs. Penguins

Craig Smith called game. The Bruins forward scored the game-winning goal with 11 seconds left in overtime to lift Boston to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. Smith explained how the game-winning opportunity — a 2-on-0 with David Krejci — played out. “Yeah, I was just trying to get it clean,” Smith […] The post Craig Smith Breaks Down Game-Winning Goal In Bruins’ Win Vs. Penguins appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 26, 2021

Bruins Wrap: Craig Smith’s Overtime Winner Defeats Penguins 3-2

A third period rally from the Pittsburgh Penguins made things interesting for the Boston Bruins, who gave up the infamous two-goal lead in the third period to force overtime. But after killing off six power play opportunities, the Bruins were plenty used to playing with their backs against the wall throughout this game. They only […] The post Bruins Wrap: Craig Smith’s Overtime Winner Defeats Penguins 3-2 appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 26, 2021

Watch Craig Smith Score Game-Winning Goal In Overtime Vs. Penguins

Craig Smith, folks. The Boston Bruins winger played hero Tuesday night when he found himself on a 2-0 rush with David Krejci after a Charlie McAvoy steal against the Pittsburgh Penguins. And with 11 seconds left in overtime, Smith finally buried it past Tristan Jarry. Check it out: The Bruins now are 4-1-1. The post Watch Craig Smith Score Game-Winning Goal In Overtime Vs. Penguins appeared first on NESN.com.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Jan 25, 2021
Morning Skate: On the board

Morning Skate: On the board

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via The offense has picked up, folks. Well folks, it’s Monday. If you consider Thursday night part of the hockey weekend, the Bruins had themselves a pretty darn good weekend. Notable achievements include: Two wins Jack Studnicka’s first NHL goal Craig Smith’s first goal as a Bruin Even-strength goals galore NOT BAD. Additionally, the Bruins got two solid games in a row from Trent Frederic, who has suddenly established himself as a bit of a fan favorite. It’s early, but he’s rapidly gone from a “why did they pick...
NESN.com Jan 23, 2021

Watch Craig Smith Score First Goal With Bruins To Take Lead Vs. Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers had just netted a second-period equalizer to erase the Boston Bruins’ early advantage. But less than a minute later, one of the newest members of the Bruins regained Boston the lead, which they would hold for good. Craig Smith scored his first-ever goal in a Boston sweater just 2:30 into the second […] The post Watch Craig Smith Score First Goal With Bruins To Take Lead Vs. Flyers appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 18, 2021

Bruins’ Offense Sputters In Heartbreaking Late Loss Monday To Islanders

The Boston Bruins never quite got the offense flowing against the Islanders. Boston put 27 shots on New York’s net Monday night, but Semyon Varlamov turned each away for his second shutout of the young season. Prior to the contest, Bruins forward Craig Smith was highlighted as a player to look out for thanks to […] The post Bruins’ Offense Sputters In Heartbreaking Late Loss Monday To Islanders appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 18, 2021

Bruins Forward Craig Smith Looks To Make Mark As Boston Battle Islanders

Craig Smith is looking for his first point as a member of the Boston Bruins. Smith signed with Boston this past offseason as a free agent and after missing Opening Night, returned to the Bruins’ lineup in Saturday’s overtime loss against the New Jersey Devils. Throughout his career, the 31-year-old has been a thorn in […] The post Bruins Forward Craig Smith Looks To Make Mark As Boston Battle Islanders appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 17, 2021

Bruins Injuries: Bruce Cassidy Shares Updates On Ondrej Kase, Craig Smith

The Boston Bruins are set to battle the New York Islanders on Monday, but they likely will do so without Ondrej Kase. Kase exited the Bruins’ overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday in the second period. He took to the locker room after sustaining a high hit from Miles Wood and never […] The post Bruins Injuries: Bruce Cassidy Shares Updates On Ondrej Kase, Craig Smith appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 16, 2021

Craig Smith Update: New Winger Will Make Bruins Debut Saturday

The Boston Bruins’ top free agent signing will make his debut Saturday. Craig Smith did not play in the Bruins’ season opener Thursday against the New Jersey Devils due to a lower-body injury — said to have been sustained earlier in the week when he tweaked something. But ahead of Saturday’s contest against the Devils, […] The post Craig Smith Update: New Winger Will Make Bruins Debut Saturday appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 15, 2021

Bruce Cassidy Hints At Potential Lineup Changes For Matinee Vs. Devils

The Boston Bruins might be making a few tweaks to the lineup Saturday afternoon. It’s possible that Craig Smith, who is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, plays Saturday afternoon against the New Jersey Devils. If that’s indeed the case, it’ll essentially leave Trent Frederic, Anders Bjork and Jack Studnicka competing for two spots in the […] The post Bruce Cassidy Hints At Potential Lineup Changes For Matinee Vs. Devils appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 14, 2021

Trent Frederic Not Expected To Play Vs. Devils, But Could See Game Action Soon

If you’re waiting with bated breath for Trent Frederic to play, be patient, that day is coming. The Boston Bruins have two wingers, Brad Marchand and Craig Smith, listed as game-time decisions for Thursday’s game against the New Jersey Devils. Both took part in morning skate, and provided they play, Frederic’s season debut will have […] The post Trent Frederic Not Expected To Play Vs. Devils, But Could See Game Action Soon appeared first on NESN.com.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Jan 14, 2021
Bruins lines vs. New Jersey: Game-time decisions

Bruins lines vs. New Jersey: Game-time decisions

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Already some question marks. Opening Night is here! CATCH THE FEVER, IT'S EMPTY-BUILDING HOCKEY IN NEW JERSEY. I think it's safe to say that most people here are looking forward to this season with a mixture of confidence and curiosity, as some big names have moved out and some youth has come in. Per Bruce Cassidy's pregame press conference, both Craig Smith and Brad Marchand are game-time decisions. If I were a betting man, I'd expect both end up playing. If not, it's time for the TAXI SQUAD. It's worth noting that Par...

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