Found June 05, 2013 on Boston Sports Then & Now:
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
MBTA officer Richard “Dick” Donohue will wave the Bruins rally flag tonight during Game Three of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. You may recall Officer Donohue was seriously wounded in the gun battle with the terrorists that committed the Boston Marathon bombings back in April. Goosebumps: Officer Richard Donohue, recovering from shootout with bomb suspects, will wave flag at #Bruins game. twitter.com/davidwade/stat… — David Wade (@davidwade) June 5, 2013 Just another in a series of great gestures by the Boston Bruins. Bombing victim Jeff Bauman led the hometown crowd back in May. Tears will be shed yet again for a true hero tonight….Officer Dick Donohue. Boston Strong! Never Forget!
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Gregory Campbell’s Determination Didn’t Surprise Bruins Because ‘That’s Who He Is’

The Bruins know that Gregory Campbell is one of the toughest hockey players in the league. The rest of the sports world learned that as well Wednesday night. Campbell’s stock on the Boston sports scene has skyrocketed since Wednesday night where his blocked shot in the Bruins’ win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals has become a pivotal moment...

Tuukka Rask Continuing to Draw Tim Thomas Comparisons With Stellar Play in Net (Video)

In 2011, Tim Thomas etched his name in NHL lore, playing some of the best hockey of his life to backstop the Bruins to a Stanley Cup championship. Now two seasons later, Tuukka Rask is attempting to do the same. Through the first 13 games of their respective postseasons, the two goalies’ numbers are strikingly similar. Both posted 9-4 records, and Rask actually held a slight edge...

Report: Gregory Campbell has broken leg, done for season

It was one of the most inspiration moments of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs but, unfortunately for Gregory Campbell, it will also be his last. During the second period of last night’s Game 3 in Boston, Campbell hit the deck to block an Evgeni Malkin slapshot and wound up taking a puck hard off the side of the leg. Despite appearing seriously injured, Campbell stayed on the ice...

Bruins Hope Experience in Similar Situation Helps Move Team Forward in Conference Finals (Video)

The Bruins hold a two-game series lead over the top-seeded Penguins and are outscoring the Pens 9-1. The B’s are playing arguably their best hockey of the season right now, and entering Game 3 at TD Garden they aren’t taking anything for granted. The Bruins know all too well what it feels like to be in the position that Pittsburgh is in now, down 2-0 at home in the Eastern Conference...

Gregory Campbell Puts Himself, This Year’s B’s Among Big Bad, Bruins With Game 3 Performance

Gregory Campbell‘s season appears to be over after he blocked a rocket off the stick of Evgeni Malkin. His teammates were grateful but nowhere near surprised Wednesday night that Soupy sacrificed his body on the ice for his team. What should also be understood about this play is that Campbell blocked a shot during a tie game against the best team in the East during the second period...

Boston Bruins Gregory Campbell has broken leg

Boston Bruins forward Gregory Campbell sustained a broken right leg during the second period of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday when he was hit by a slap shot by the Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin. Campbell was unable to get off the ice because the Penguins controlled the puck, so he endured the pain for 45 seconds before heading to the locker room. He will be out...

Tuukka Rask Stopped 53 Shots In 95 Minutes During Bruins 2OT Win

A.B. 53 saves on 54 shots. Over 95 minutes of total ice time. Rask looked first-period-fresh even deep into the second OT. Pittsburgh fans can ***** and moan all they want about hitting the post multiple times, but Rask was in position. Not every puck that hits iron was going in the net. The old addage is that it takes a hot goaltender to win the Stanley Cup. Crosby and Malking are...

Bruins Excelling While Playing With Edge But Must Be Careful Not to Go Too Far (Video)

Brad Marchand scored two goals in the first period for the Bruins, and he was almost responsible for a third in the second period. Problem was, it would’ve been for the Penguins. Marchand had a bad penalty for the second game in a row, giving Pittsburgh’s dangerous power play another chance to do their thing and lift the Pens back into the game. They didn’t, but it should serve...

Bruins-Penguins: Lucic’s Beat Down Of Cooke Looks A Lot Like Neely’s Pummeling Of Ulfie (VIDEOS)

Bruins forward Milan Lucic did what everyone wants to do to the Pens’ Matt Cooke…kick his cheapshotting ass. The Boston Bruins hate Matt Cooke especially after running Adam McQuaid through the boards earlier in the series and ending Marc Savard’s career in 2010. Re-born my ass….. Milan Lucic’s beat down of Cooke looked a lot like Cam Neely’s pummeling of Ulf Samuelsson...

Gregory Campbell breaks leg, continues to help Bruins kill penalty

The Stanley Cup Playoffs bring out the best in hockey players. For those who get a chance to take part in the greatest spectacle in all of sports, it’s an opportunity to realize a childhood dream; the ability to hoist a 35-pound chalice over your head, give it a big kiss, then pass it off to a teammate. In order to win, players do whatever it takes to help their team even if it...

QUICK CAP: Bruins up 3-0 after Double OT win.

What a game to watch. And what a bitter pill to swallow. The Bruins win the game on goal by Patrice Bergeron with about four minutes left in double OT. The Penguins played this game the right way, but they've left themselves with such little margin for error. The Bruins were just as good. Tuuka Rask no question the player of the game with just over 50 saves.  The Penguins...

Patrice Bergeron scores tip-in double overtime winner

Game 3 of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Boston Bruins series was a fantastic game and a track meet with back and forth action.  Late in the second overtime, Bruins forward Jaromir Jagr got away with a bit of a hook on Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin and got the puck up to Brad Marchand.  Marchand went down and made a fantastic pass to Patrice Bergeron who managed to tip the puck past...

Tracking the Playoffs: Penguins vs. Bruins Game 2

The Bruins took a 2-0 series lead over the Penguins by coasting their way to a 6-1 win on Monday night. It was one of those games where the underlying numbers don't matter as much because the game was pretty much over after the first period. Boston scored on their first scoring chance of the game and ended up leading 4-1 after 20 minutes thanks to some horrific defensive play...

Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins – Game Three

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that Game Three is a monumental game for both the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins. The Penguins are down 0-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals heading into Game Three and are looking for any signs of life to get back on track tonight in Boston. Though he was yanked from Game Two after giving up three goals in the first period...

QUICK CAP. DEAR GOD.

The Bruins won 6-1. See ya in beantown where the Pens will win both.  
Bruins News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.