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3 Takeaways From Bruins’ Win Over Golden Knights

Playing their final game before the start of the All-Star break on Tuesday night at the TD Garden, the Boston Bruins showed some fight and came away with a win that they would not have come away with during their recent play over the last two weeks. Trailing 2-1 entering the third period, the Bruins […] The post 3 Takeaways From Bruins’ Win Over Golden Knights appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 21, 2020

Krejci Has Goal, Assist for Bruins in 3-2 Win Over Golden Knights

BOSTON — David Krejci scored with 7:42 left to rally the Boston Bruins past the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 Tuesday night. Jake DeBrusk had a tying goal for Boston early in the third period, and Krejci also assisted on Jeremy Lauzon’s first goal of the season. Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 shots as Boston entered the […] The post Krejci Has Goal, Assist for Bruins in 3-2 Win Over Golden Knights appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 21, 2020
Krejci has goal, assist for Bruins in win over Golden Knights

Krejci has goal, assist for Bruins in win over Golden Knights

David Krejci scored with 7:42 left to rally the Boston Bruins past the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 Tuesday night. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jan 21, 2020

NHL Rumors: Bruins, Maple Leafs, Flames, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on who the Boston Bruins are targeting as their top target at the NHL Trade Deadline, plus who are the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames targeting? Finally, how much of a role will player contracts play in trades made during this year’s trade deadline hysteria? Bruins […] The post NHL Rumors: Bruins, Maple Leafs, Flames, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 20, 2020

Revisiting Bruins’ 2019 Deadline Deals

The NHL trade deadline is on Feb. 24, just over a month away. Contenders for the Stanley Cup will try to upgrade their rosters in an attempt to dethrone the defending champion, St. Louis Blues. One team that needs an addition or two is the 2019 Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins. They need a forward, […] The post Revisiting Bruins’ 2019 Deadline Deals appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 20, 2020
NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Anaheim Ducks, Montreal Canadiens, Gerard Gallant

NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Anaheim Ducks, Montreal Canadiens, Gerard Gallant

Welcome back to the Monday edition of NHL Rumours. The trade deadline approaches with each passing day and that means news is flying around regarding who might move. Last Word on Hockey will continue to bring the best analysis each day. Today's NHL Rumours feature the Boston Bruins, Anaheim Ducks, Montreal Canadiens, and Gerard Gallant to wrap things up. NHL Rumours Boston Bruins Rumour: The first of today's NHL rumours features Nick Goss of NBC Sports as he discusses some possible trade targets for the Atlantic-leading Bruins squad. Analysis: Boston could certainly use another secondary...
The Hockey Writers Jan 19, 2020

Rust, Johnson Help Pittsburgh Rally Past Bruins 4-3

PITTSBURGH — Jack Johnson and Bryan Rust scored third-period goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to defeat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Sunday. Pittsburgh trailed 3-0 in the first period before scoring four unanswered goals. Johnson scored a short-handed goal and Rust added his 21st of the season. Dominik Simon and Teddy Blueger also scored […] The post Rust, Johnson Help Pittsburgh Rally Past Bruins 4-3 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Jan 19, 2020
Penguins/Bruins Recap: Call it a comeback! Pittsburgh wins 4-3 with four straight goals

Penguins/Bruins Recap: Call it a comeback! Pittsburgh wins 4-3 with four straight goals

Photo by Justin Berl/Icon Sportswire via After going down 3-0 and looking shaky, the Pens battle back to a huge 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins Lineups The Penguins use a very rare same lineup, same goalie from last game as it’s Matt Murray who gets the opportunity to make his case for more playing time in this one. Seeking redemption. pic.twitter.com/iM8ZFiZy9Z— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 19, 2020 a First period The open couldn’t have gone much worse for the Penguins. The Bruins win the opening faceoff cleanly and regroup for a breakout rush that gives a goal in...
The Hockey Writers Jan 17, 2020

Bruins Waive Backes, Send Him to Minors

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have waived 14-year veteran David Backes. Backes has scored 245 goals with 309 assists in 944 NHL games, spending the first 10 years of his career with the St. Louis Blues and the last four in Boston. A two-time U.S. Olympian, he was an all-star in 2011, and the following […] The post Bruins Waive Backes, Send Him to Minors appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 16, 2020

Bergeron Scores 20th, Bruins Beat Penguins 4-1

BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron scored his 20th goal, Karson Kuhlman and David Pastrnak both had two assists, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 Thursday night. Sean Kuraly and Par Lindholm also scored for the Bruins and Brad Marchand added an empty-net goal in the final minute. Sidney Crosby scored for the Penguins […] The post Bergeron Scores 20th, Bruins Beat Penguins 4-1 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 16, 2020
Handing Out the Boston Bruins Mid-Season Awards

Handing Out the Boston Bruins Mid-Season Awards

Just beyond the halfway point of the NHL season, it's time to hand out the Boston Bruins awards at the mid-season point. The most valuable player, best performer, most improved player and comeback player of the year will all receive a Bruins award. Boston Bruins Awards: Most Valuable Player Nominees: David Pastrnak, Jaroslav Halak and Patrice Bergeron. The Boston Bruins award for most valuable player this season goes to Jaroslav Halak. A strong number-two goalie is important in the NHL and Halak is in the top tier of them. Tuukka Rask is the number-one but Halak is putting together a campaign...
The Hockey Writers Jan 16, 2020

Bruins: 3 Takeaways From a Frustrating Road Trip

Three games in four days on the road is tough for any team. Throw in an overtime game, a shootout and a red-hot opponent on the second night of a back-to-back, that can test any team. Unfortunately for the Boston Bruins, it was a test they couldn’t pass. What started out as a promising trip […] The post Bruins: 3 Takeaways From a Frustrating Road Trip appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2020

Bruins’ DeBrusk Hitting Much-Needed Hot Streak

A little over a week ago, I wrote about a problem the Boston Bruins have been facing: secondary scoring. The lack of scoring behind the Bruins’ top line isn’t a new issue, but rather one that the team has been aware of (but have been fortunate enough to overlook) for quite some time. It seems […] The post Bruins’ DeBrusk Hitting Much-Needed Hot Streak appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2020

Merzlikins Records 2nd Shutout; Blue Jackets Beat Bruins 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Elvis Merzlikins recorded his second consecutive shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Atlantic Division-leading Boston Bruins 3-0 Tuesday night for their fourth win in five games. Alexander Wennberg, Kevin Stenlund and Riley Nash scored for Columbus. Merzlikins won for the sixth time in his last eight starts and turned aside […] The post Merzlikins Records 2nd Shutout; Blue Jackets Beat Bruins 3-0 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 14, 2020
Bruins’ Tuuka Rask leaves game after being hit in head by Bemstrom

Bruins’ Tuuka Rask leaves game after being hit in head by Bemstrom

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuuka Rask left Tuesday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets after being knocked in the head while in his crease. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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