9:48 PM EDT, Fri April 18, 2014
Detroit News 2 hours ago
Bruins coach Claude Julien shuns role of favorite against Red Wings

Bruins coach Claude Julien shuns role of favorite against Red Wings

The Bruins earned the Presidents Trophy for having the best record in the league. But there are just enough analysts expecting the Red Wings to pull an upset that makes you wonder who is under the most pressure. Boston coach Claude Julien believes the days of David vs. Goliath, the little old No. 8 seed using all its might to defeat the No. 1 seed, are over in the salary cap era.
Detroit News 3 hours ago

Red Wings opponent Zdeno Chara stands tall in leadership as well as stature

Few players around the NHL attract the level of respect that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara does. For his work on and off the ice, his leadership and character, Chara stands above many players — and not solely because of his 6-foot-9 frame.
Winging It In Motown 6 hours ago

Guest Post: Andrew Berkshire tells us why to root against the Bruins

[Ed note: In preparation for the series against Boston, we asked Andrew Berkshire from Canadiens Blog Habs Eyes on the Prize to weigh in on why you shouldn't cheer for the Bruins, and boy did he deliver. You can follow him at @AndrewBerkshire and check out his blog at Habs Eyes on the Prize.] Don’t...
Detroit News 7 hours ago

Red Wings-Bruins Game 1 lineups: Players rarin' to go

At this point, the Red Wings just want to get going. After four days of preparation, it felt good to have a morning skate Friday and get ready for Game 1 against the Boston Bruins.
NHL 21 hours ago
Video: Pregame Preview - Red Wings vs. Bruins - Game 1

Watch: Pregame Preview - Red Wings vs. Bruins - Game 1

Get the latest news and updates surrounding the Red Wings - Bruins series.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI 8 hours ago

Brendan Smith reflects on the Tyler Seguin trade and why Reilly Smith has been a good fit with Bruins

Brendan Smith is a bit more vocal than Reilly Smith. Reilly, more of the shy type with the media, is extremely self-effacing. When things are going well, he’d rather somebody else get the credit. When things aren’t, he’s a little harder on himself. So it was interesting Friday to talk to his brother, a defenseman [...]
Detroit News 3 hours ago
Red Wings' Riley Sheahan taking in playoff atmosphere

Red Wings' Riley Sheahan taking in playoff atmosphere

The locker room was filled with media. Radio, television, print, you name it, they were all crammed in the Red Wings' room after Friday's morning skate, prior to Game 1.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI 7 hours ago

Pierre McGuire on M&M: Red Wings’ Mike Babcock ‘the most creative coach in the NHL’

NBC Sports hockey analyst Pierre McGuire joined Mut & Merloni on Friday to discuss the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page. For McGuire, Friday night’s matchup against the Red Wings is the toughest scenario the Bruins could have faced. “The [...]

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5 things to know about the Boston Bruins: Questions, answers with MassLive writer

5 things to know about the Boston Bruins: Questions, answers with MassLive writer

The series between the Wings and Bruins begins Friday night.
Detroit News 20 hours ago

Red Wings, Bruins rekindle playoff rivalry that blazed in'40s, '50s

It is as if they approach each other in the Stanley Cup Playoffs now as strangers. The first meeting in the playoffs since57 between two of the Original Six, the Red Wings and Bruins, begins today after four regular-season games and only sporadic play since82.
Detroit News 20 hours ago

Red Wings vs. Bruins: How they match up

Who has the edge? Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News breaks down the Red Wings-Bruins series in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Boston Herald 21 hours ago
Bruins Notebook: Claude Julien muzzles ’dog talk

Bruins Notebook: Claude Julien muzzles ’dog talk

As the Presidents’ Trophy winner, the Bruins were bound to be a favorite in just about any series, but especially against a No. 8 seed — even if that seed is the Detroit Red Wings.But coach Claude Julien had heard enough about the Red Wings being underdogs.
Boston Herald 21 hours ago
Bruins-Red Wings playoff matchups

Bruins-Red Wings playoff matchups

The West is best, or so we’ve been told all season. And the Western Conference is indeed chock full of strong, heavy teams.
Boston Herald 21 hours ago
Dramatic opening act: Detroit Red Wings pose latest 1st-round challenge

Dramatic opening act: Detroit Red Wings pose latest 1st-round challenge

It is often said the first roundof the Stanley Cup playoffs is the hardest.That could well be the case for the Bruins, who have been rewarded for compiling the best record in the National Hockey League during the regular season by drawing the talented and experienced Detroit Red Wings as their opening-round opponent, starting tonight at the Garden.
Detroit News Apr 17, 2014

Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser grows quickly into role

Danny DeKeyser, who played in 11 regular-season games and two playoff games (hand injury) a year ago out of Western Michigan, could be a key for the Red Wings as they open the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight against the Bruins.
Detroit News Apr 17, 2014

Red Wings' Darren Helm relishes another shot at the Stanley Cup playoffs

Wings center Darren Helm feels fortunate to have the opportunity to be playing in the playoffs again. Helm played just one game last season because of a back injury, missing the postseason. He sat out the first 14 games this season (back, groin injuries).
Grand Rapids Press Apr 17, 2014
Detroit Red Wings have little chance of beating Boston Bruins, according to media predictions

Detroit Red Wings have little chance of beating Boston Bruins, according to media predictions

Of the more than 60 media predictions from around North America, only three have the Red Wings beating the regular-season champion Bruins in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Babcock goes back to Tuesday’s line combinations as he prepares for anything in series with Bruins

DETROIT >> Wings coach Mike Babcock went back to the forward line combinations he used Tuesday at practice. Those lines were Pavel Datsyuk centering Johan Franzen and Justin Abdelkader, while Tomas Jurco was on a line centered by Darren Helm …

Wings’ motto: ‘They can’t hit what they can’t catch’

DETROIT >> The Detroit Red Wings’ motto heading into their first round series with the Boston Bruins seems to be, ‘They can’t hit what they can’t catch.’ “They are a hard, big and strong team,” Tomas Tatar said. “If you …

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  • 1 Darren Helm

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    Jeff Seidel: Jimmy Howard and Red Wings get chance to be postseason spoilers

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