Found December 28, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Tim Thomas
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
8 a.m. ET: The Bruins return from their Christmas break and begin a three-game road trip with a stop in Phoenix on Wednesday. It's the first meeting between the clubs since they faced off for two games in Prague to begin the 2010-11 season. They split those encounters, with the Coyotes taking the opening game 5-2 and Boston winning the rematch 3-0 behind a 29-save shutout by Tim Thomas. That was just the start of a historic season for Thomas -- and the Bruins. Boston went on to win the Cup, and they look even better this season as they...

Bruins Protect Net Better Than Any Team in NHL Thanks to Tim Thomas, Tuukka Rask

The Bruins are cruising and it's mostly thanks to their two-headed monster between the pipes. The B's have allowed a league-best 62 goals-against this season, seven fewer than the second-place Rangers. Not too shabby. Tuukka Rask and Tim Thomas are among the league leaders when it comes to keeping the biscuit out of the basket this season. Rask is first in save percentage...

Brad Marchand One of Bruins' Biggest Offensive Weapons, Also Locker-Room Comedian

Brad Marchand showed off his offensive ability during last season's Stanley Cup run, but this season's outburst is still a bit surprising. Marchand was named the NHL's first star of the week on Monday, due in large part to his hat trick against the Panthers on Friday. For the week, he compiled six points in the Bruins' two games, including the game-winning goal in...

Finally: Corvo, Pouliot not sucking & starting to fit in

It took a couple of months but it appears that Joe Corvo and Benoit Pouliot are finally fitting in with the Boston Bruins style of play.Their slow starts shouldn't be too surprising. The Bruins base of operations is "defense first" and getting used to Claude Julien's way of playing the game requires some adjustment time and a heavy dose of patience.Take Pouliot...

Bruins Mailbag: Top Line of David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Nathan Horton Still Has Room for Improvement

Another year is coming to a close, but this one won't be forgotten anytime soon by Boston hockey fans. The Bruins created plenty of special memories in 2011, ending the franchise's 39-year Cup drought in June and ending the year on one of the club's greatest runs in recent memory with a 20-2-1 record over the last two months. All good things must come to an end, and it...

Rich Peverley Remains Out, Tuukka Rask to Start in Net As Bruins Open Road Trip in Phoenix

The Bruins get back to work Wednesday in Phoenix, looking to extend their win streak to seven games as they face the Coyotes to open a post-Christmas three-game road trip. Rich Peverley participated in the morning skate at Arena, but will not play in the game. The Bruins will continue to rest the forward as he battles a nagging undisclosed injury. It will be the second...

Bruins' Road Trip an Opportunity to Forge Even Tighter Bonds With Challenging Schedule Ahead

Things aren't exactly going bad for the Bruins these days. They're riding a six-game win streak and are 20-2-1 since the start of November. But these guys are perfectionists, and they still see room for improvement. They also see an opportunity about to present itself for them to become an even tighter, more cohesive group. The Bruins returned to Boston from a three-day Christmas...

Bruins Head West to Save Hockey in Arizona With Desert Showdown Against Coyotes

The Bruins have unwrapped all their presents and wrapped up their holiday break, so they'll now be turning their attention back on the ice, beginning with their first West Coast visit this year. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is excited to stay up for some late-night hockey action as the B's take on the Coyotes on Wednesday, but is also pretty excited that the Bruins have...

Tonight's Bruins lineup

Based on pregame warmups: Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Zach Hamill Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid Tuukka Rask Tim Thomas * Jason LaBarbera (3-5-0, 2.76 GAA, .907...

Campbell likes to let it slide

GLENDALE, Ariz. - It may have been a coincidence that when Bruins center Gregory Campbell suffered a fractured foot Dec. 10, he wasn’t in his preferred shot-blocking position: on the deck.

Game Day Preview: 34. Boston Bruins @ Phoenix Coyotes

I hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas. Now that the fat man in the red suit is out of the picture, it's time for some Bruins hockey! Feels good, let me tell ya. I know that the time off is good for the team in the short run, but looking at that March schedule really ***** the team going forward. It's been 11 days since the Philadelphia game and the Bruins have played 3...

Bruins-Coyotes Preview

It's been more than 14 months since the Phoenix Coyotes last had to face the Boston Bruins. Based on Boston's results since then, the Coyotes may wish they could wait even longer. The Bruins try to extend their latest lengthy winning streak to seven as they emerge from their Christmas break to begin a brief southwestern swing Wednesday night against Phoenix. This will...

Overtime goal lifts Bruins past Coyotes

The Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg scored 58 seconds into overtime to hand the Coyotes a 2-1 loss on Wednesday night in Glendale.

Seidenberg's goal lifts Bruins in OT (AP)

Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg scored 58 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night. Seidenberg's shot from the middle of the rink at the blue line, deflected off the stick of Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris and found its way between the pads of goalie Jason LaBarbera.

Seidenberg lifts Bruins over Coyotes in OT

Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg scored 58 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night.
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