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BOSTON -– Just when you thought Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia had done all it could for the Bruins already, along comes another native son of the small Maritimes hamlet just outside of Halifax. Hammonds Plains has already produced spark plug forward Brad Marchand, who was instrumental in last year's Cup run. On Monday, Marchand's old neighbor arrived to reinforce the blue line when defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk was recalled from Providence. "It's great," Marchand said of the reunion after the Bruins practiced Monday at the Garden. "He's worked very hard and he’s definitely excited to be here. It's great to have...

Marchand too intoxicated for DVD interview

[starttext]ESPNIf you were wondering why Brad Marchand wasn't featured in the Boston Bruins' championship DVD, the popular instigator provided an answer in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated: He was too drunk to be interviewed.Three nights after the Bruins secured their first Stanley Cup in 39 years, the team celebrated deep into the night at a now notorious party at...

Bruins sign Boychuk to 3-year extention

The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Johnny Boychuk to a three-year contract extension worth $10.1 million. ''Johnny really wanted to stay here. I think that's the overriding theme,'' general manager Peter Chiarelli said before Tuesday night's game against the New York Rangers. ''He has obviously been a good performer for us. ... He's a Bruin...

Nathan Horton will not join team on road trip to Montreal

Nathan Horton will not travel with the Bruins to Montreal to start their six-game road trip. Horton continues to recover from a concussion suffered on Jan. 22. Horton will miss his eighth straight game tonight. @GlobeFluto...

Bruins Can't Overtake East's Top Spot in Rematch With Rangers, But B's Can Make Statement With Strong Effort

BOSTON -- The first time the Bruins faced the Rangers this season, the top spot in the East was on the line. New York entered that Jan. 21 showdown at TD Garden with just a one-point lead on Boston, but left having doubled its advantage after a 3-2 overtime victory. The Rangers (36-13-5, 77 points) return on Tuesday for their second and final visit of the regular season, and they...

It’s time for your Preds and Bruins LEFTGOVERS…

Boston Bruins 4, Nashville Predators 3 (shootout) TD Garden; Boston, Massachusetts February 11, 2012 *** LEFTOVER THOUGHTS: * Nine of the top 11 in Predators team scoring have double-digits in goals. * Nashville can make it “10 with 10+” if Nick Spaling can somehow score three more before the season is over. * Ryan Suter and Jordin Tootoo are also in the running. Each have...

Pregame Notes: Rangers at Boston

Game Preview ---> Tonight's Game AT The Rangers will face-off against the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden (7:00 p.m.), in their third game in four days. The Blueshi...

Hendrik Lundqvist to Get the Start in Net, Ruslan Fedotenko a Game-Time Decision for Rangers Against Bruins

BOSTON – The Bruins and Rangers meet for the second of four clashes this season between the Original Six rivals on Tuesday, but the Rangers won't be returning to Boston again unless the top two teams in the East face each other in the playoffs. That almost seems inevitable, but for now they'll have to settle for a key regular-season showdown, with the Bruins looking to...

Five reasons Cory Schneider is more patriotic than the Bruins Tim Thomas

USA! USA! By now, we’re all aware of Tim Thomas’ standing up of Barack Obama. No one in Boston was willing to comment much due to the fact that politics and sports really are like oil and water, especially in a political climate thrown into partisan hyperdrive by the ongoing Republican primaries. Thomas' standing up of Barack Obama...Classy? Classless? The Bruins offered...

Foe's been the rage in the cage

First Milan Lucic, then Tyler Seguin, then Dennis Seidenberg. All were hopeful, at various points of last night’s visit by the Rangers, that a puck had gotten past New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.

Bruins-Canadiens Preview

Just over a month ago, the Boston Bruins were surging towards the top of the Eastern Conference at the expense of the Northeast Division rival Montreal Canadiens. The reigning Stanley Cup champions have fallen considerably back in the race since. Fresh off being shut out in another loss, the Bruins open this season-high six-game road trip looking to generate some momentum with...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Boston Bruins

TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: 970 The Apple), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 36-13-5 (77 pts). The Rangers [...]

Callahan, Rangers top Bruins to win 4th straight

BOSTON (AP) Henrik Lundqvist made 42 saves for his NHL-leading seventh shutout of the season, and the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins 3-0 on Tuesday night to widen the gap between the top two teams in the Eastern Conference.
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