Found October 07, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
After the Flyers opening night 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins, the studio commentators on Versus discussed whether Philadelphia would have wound up losing a similar type of game last season. I don't know if they'd have lost the game when all was said and done but I do suspect they'd have failed to protect the one-goal lead for two periods. In order to win, the Flyers would have needed a third...

Jordan Caron, Benoit Pouliot Vying for Final Forward Spot in Bruins' Season Opener

BOSTON -- The Bruins have one more piece of business to take care of from their 2010-11 championship season when they raise their Stanley Cup banner on Thursday night. But once that ceremony is over, the Bruins will turn the page and begin a new season against the Philadelphia Flyers. There's still some questions about who will be in that opening night lineup though. Defenseman...

Tyler Seguin Immediately Shows Improvement With Play in Opener, Enters Second Season With Confidence High

There's no denying the physical talents that Tyler Seguin has. However, there's also no denying that the Bruins would likely have to wait a little bit for the youngster to come into his own at the NHL level. If the first game of the second season of Seguin's career is any indication, the B's won't have to wait long to see the full reach of the talent that made...

Bruins' banner night falls short on ice

The pregame ceremony was nearly perfect. The contest that followed didn't quite match that execution. The Bruins put a stirring cap to the 2011 Stanley Cup championship when they raised the banner to the Garden rafters prior to Thursday night's season opener against Philadelphia. But the opening chapter to their new campaign didn't go quite as well, with the Bruins dropping...

Bruins Hoist Stanley Cup One Final Time, Then Raise Banner in Emotional Ceremony at Garden

BOSTON -- It was a celebration 39 years in the making, which could have raised expectations beyond anything possible to meet. But for the players on the ice and the 17,565 fans in the stands, the Bruins managed to find just about every note perfectly as they raised their 2011 Stanley Cup banner to the Garden rafters on Thursday night. "You kind of thought about what it was going...

Boston Bruins Raise Stanley Cup Banner (Video)

 For my Boston Bruins fans, last night was a glorious moment for you as you got to raise the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup banner at the TD Bank North Garden. Here is the video of the banner raise as presented by the NHL Network:

B’s Raise Banner, Fall To Philly 2-1

The Bruins have celebrated their Stanley Cup victory for the last time, one would presume. Boston raised the banner in the TD Garden and then started their quest to defend the cup last night. Bruins fans did not have to wait much longer to celebrate, however. Brad Marchand scored at 9:42 of the first period to give the B’s a 1-0 lead halfway through the opening 20. The Flyers...


The Contenders: Boston Bruins - The retirement of Mark Recchi will be a difficult void to fill, but the Champions do have a young crop of players like Tyler Seguin and Brad Marchand who appear ready to step up and take a bigger role. They have one of the best goaltending tandems in the league and they have the most imposing defensive presence in hockey; Zdeno Chara. Unless there...

Live from the Garden: A banner night for the Bruins

By Dan Duggan In case you missed any of the Bruins banner raising celebration, here's a recap: The ceremony got off to a nice start with a huge Bruins Stanley Cup banner passed around the lower bowl of the Garden. At 7 a montage aired on the video boards, beginning with the ...

Scott Hartnell Hoping Flyers Ruin Night for Bruins Fans As Crowd Set to Celebrate Stanley Cup Banner

BOSTON -- Maybe Montreal would have been better, or even Vancouver with the bitterness that remains from last year's Final. But getting a chance to raise the Stanley Cup banner in front of the Philadelphia Flyers isn't bad, either, after the Bruins and Flyers have clashed in memorable playoff series in each of the last two years. "It's right up there, for sure,"...

Bruins raise sixth Stanley Cup banner to rafters

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins have raised another banner to the rafters at the TD Garden.

Bruins Ready to Defend Stanley Cup Title on NESN in 2011-12 Season

No NHL team has repeated as Stanley Cup champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98. The Bruins open the 2011-12 season intent on changing that. A unique group of players, many of whom return from last season's run, lead the B's in their title defense. Check out Jack Edwards' introduction to Saturday's NESN Bruins opener in the video above.

Bruins-Bolts updates

Greetings from the TD Garden, where the Bruins and Bolts are now skating in their pre-game warmups. Tim Thomas led the Bruins onto the ice, which could indicate he will get the start, his second in two games this...

Philadelphia Flyers (0-0-0) at Boston Bruins (0-0-0), 7 p.m. (ET)

The Boston Bruins will get their Stanley Cup title defense started tonight, as they help get the 2011-12 NHL season underway by hosting the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden.
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