Found November 07, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Johnny Boychuk
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Johnny Boychuk returned to the Bruins lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Stars and made his presence felt with physical play and strong defense. Boston enters its matchup against the Panthers at TD Garden on Thursday night with a 1-3-1 record over the last five games, which represents the team’s first slump of the season. Boychuk spoke to NESN’s Jamie Erdahl before the game and explained what the Bruins must do to get out of their slump and start winning games consistently.Filed under: Boston Bruins, Boston Bruins Video, Headlines, Jamie Erdahl, Johnny Boychuk, NESN Staff, NHL, Nick Goss

Brad Marchand Gets Monkey Off His Back, Sparks Bruins in Much-Needed Win Over Florida

BOSTON — Brad Marchand is no stranger to the monkey. The monkey follows him sometimes, as it does most streaky goal scorers. And that damn (dirty?) monkey has a way of coming out to play at the most inopportune times. Much of the conversation in the Bruins dressing room Thursday night, especially around Marchand’s stall, centered around that annoying little primate. The monkey...

Defensive Breakdown by Bruins Leads to Quality Scoring Chance for Panthers (Video)

The Panthers were able to create a few quality scoring chances in the first period of Thursday’s game at TD Garden because of some uncharacteristic breakdowns defensively by the Bruins. Among Boston’s mistakes were poor positioning, missed defensive assignments and players taking too long to step up and stop the puck carrier. Watch the video above for a full analysis of the B’s...

Rask, Bruins keep Panthers reeling

Tuukka Rask made 29 saves and the Boston Bruins got goals from four different players to hand the Florida Panthers their seventh straight loss, 4-1 on Thursday night. Rask improved to 9-1 against Florida in helping Boston win for the third time in its last seven home games. The Bruins have won five straight and seven of their last eight against the Panthers. Florida has lost 10...

Chara: I hate being in minus column

In case anybody was wondering, Zdeno Chara detests the idea that he’s a minus player one month into the season. The debate can go on until the cows come home about the reasons why he's a minus player, and the overall merits of the plus/minus stat, but the Bruins captain is a minus-1 for the season after 14 games. To put that in perspective, Chara was a plus-80 over the last...

Frustration mounts for the Boston Bruins

Just when it seems like the team is going to get out of their losing ways and get a win in a game they played well in, the Bruins find a new way to take a loss in the standings. Tuesday night, a poor line-change late in the third period resulted in Dennis Seidenberg having to take a hooking penalty leading to a penalty shot. Less than a minute later, a 2-1 game in favor of the Boston...

Crowd Taunts Seguin. Seguin Schools Rask. BRUINS LOSE.

  Same ole Bruins this season. Too little too late on the effort. Too many mental miscues. A power play more impotent than a 90 year old man on life support. The season is young. The Bruins will in all likelihood make the playoffs. But that doesn't make this **** show we've been watching any better. We love you guys. We're paying to see you. Maybe reward us a...

Breakthrough Marchand, and B's, are looking for

All it took was one pretty good game to underscore just how valuable Brad Marchand is to the Bruins when he’s mentally, physically and emotionally invested into what’s going on around him. All three parts were on display in the 4-1 victory over the moribund Florida Panthers at TD Garden on Thursday night. It showed how free and easy things can be for the B’s agitator when...

Behind the Scenes: Boston Bruins Talk About Dominating Win Over Florida Panthers

The Boston Bruins crushed the Florida Panthers 4-1 Thursday night at TD Garden.  CLNSRadio's Jonathan Lemons takes you into the B's locker room to hear what Tuuka Rask, Loui Eriksson and Torey Krug had to say after the game.       

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Bruins Looking to Break Out As They Take On Lowly Panthers

BOSTON –The Bruins are looking to turn things around, and lucky for them, the Florida Panthers are in town. With the way the B’s are playing right now, though, nothing’s a sure things. Boston has lost four of its last five games, and they’re struggling in all three zones. But as bad as the Bruins are playing, the Panthers have arguably been worse — and they have been that...

Bruins, Rangers Combine for Monumental Trade Sending Phil Esposito to Rangers on Throwback Thursday (Video)

The Bruins welcomed back a superstar on Tuesday night, as Tyler Seguin returned to the Garden for the first time since being traded to the Stars. Seguin was shipped to Dallas over the summer, and while the unceremonious departure led to a blockbuster seven-player trade, it was far from the first time the B’s traded away one of their cornerstones. From Joe Thornton to Phil Kessel...

Jesse Winchester Suspended Three Games for Elbowing Bruins’ Chris Kelly (Video)

Florida Panthers forward Jesse Winchester has been suspended three games by the NHL for his dangerous elbow to the head of Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly during Thursday’s game at TD Garden. “Rather than make a legal check, Winchester elevates and extends his left elbow, making significant contact with Kelly’s head,” said Brendan Shanahan of the league’s Department of...

Bruins get back on track, beat Panthers 4-1

The Bruins got back on the winning track and beat the lowly Panthers 4-1 at the TD Garden.It was another slow start for the B's (stop me if you've heard that these past three weeks). A scoreless first period between the two teams with not much going on, save for a questionable high-hit on Chris Kelly from Jesse Winchester which saw no penalty called. Gregory Campbell fought Winchester...

Bruins forced to deal with it

No matter how the summer’s blockbuster trade turns out — and we could be years away from determining the real winner — this one thing is certain: The Bruins’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Dallas Stars last night at the Garden had to smart a little bit for the brass. After the B’s lost a late lead on a self-inflicted wound from two of their more veteran players, the teams went...

Thomas appreciates Bruins fans’ standing ovation

Even after he left them with a season remaining on his contract, Boston Bruins fans still love Tim Thomas. At least that’s the message those at the TD Garden sent when they gave him a standing ovation during last night’s 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Of course, Thomas wasn’t in goal for Florida to counter Tuukka Rask. Although the 39-year-old goaltender is close to...

15. Florida Panthers at Boston Bruins. No Tim Thomas, No Problem - Right?

Man, that Bruins have been pretty ******* bad lately. Losers of 4 out of their last 5 hockey games, Boston welcomes Florida into the TD Garden with open arms. Florida sucks sitting at 14th in the Eastern Conference with a measly 10 points which means Boston is going to play down to their level and get their doors blown off or they're going to be up 1-0 with 2 minutes left, blow...
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