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We now think we know who the Bruins will play against to open this shortened 2013 NHL season, but we don’t know much else. What is known, in addition to the report that the B’s will open with the Rangers on Jan. 19, is that each club is looking at a 48-game season.
It’s going to be a wild sprint to the finish line, with each game taking added significance. Teams can’t afford slow starts, nor can they withstand some sort of “midseason” lull. As NESN’s Andy Brickley loves to say, “Points are at a premium,” a saying that will take on added significance this season.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at who might be poised for success this season with the short schedule, as well as which teams might be in trouble with the truncated slate.
Who’s got the experience?
The short season means each game takes on more meaning, and that should favor teams who have won when it matters most. Which teams are though? Well, you have to start with the teams that have the right combination of veteran...
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A handful of Bruins went overseas to stay in game shape during the lockout. Milan Lucic wasn’t one of those players. Instead, Lucic stuck around Boston to work out and skate on his own, and according to the big winger, he managed to stay in shape. “I haven’t gotten fat, I know that much,” Lucic said on Toucher and Rich. “I will say, after not playing a game since the end...
Boston Bruins star Tyler Seguin is young, rich, and a Stanley Cup champion. He's very successful and talented on the ice, but when it comes to cleaning your house, he's pretty awful at it.
Swiss tabloid, Blick, reported that Tyler Seguin pretty much lived in a dirty frat house during his time in Switzerland. The tabloid reported that Seguin tried to wash his clothes in the...
The NHL is moving closer to getting back on the ice, and that’s good news — especially for some players who might be running low on laundry.
Chris Kelly wore Tyler Seguin‘s EHC Biel jersey during the Bruins’ informal practice session on Wednesday morning, complete with all the bright colors and shiny advertisements that come with it.
“Seggy’s stock just went down,”...
Whether it was averaging nearly a goal a game on the ice or grappling with famous European wrestlers off the ice, Tyler Seguin‘s tenure with EHC Biel in Switzerland sounded like it couldn’t have gone any better. But then he left, and that’s where things went south. Earlier this week, while Seguin was Stateside preparing for the NHL season with his fellow B’s, a foreign tabloid...
Nathan Horton‘s two seasons in Boston have both been cut short because of concussions, but fortunately, he’ll be ready to roll when the Bruins drop the puck on this year’s shortened season.
Horton’s agent, Paul Krepelka, reportedly told WEEI.com that the forward will return to Boston “in the next few days.” The hope is that Horton could potentially skate with his teammates...
Photoshopped picture from the Swiss magazine BlickNBC SportsBoston Bruins forward Tyler Seguin has angrily denied a report claiming he left his apartment in “shambles” upon leaving Swiss club HC Biel.“I was blown away with everything. I thought it was very unprofessional,” Seguin said, courtesy CSNNE. “I don’t want to talk about it too much, but everything [in the report...
Will the Bruins trade Krejci before the end of the season?Over the summer there was a lot of speculation over whether or not the Bruins would trade skilled, but sometimes inconsistent center David Krejci. One of the names linked to Krejci was Anaheim's Bobby Ryan.I weighed in on this back in July, when Chiarelli said he was not going to swap Krejci for Ryan. Well here is my take...
It's officially Tuukka time. Tim Thomas' decision to sit out the 2012-2013 season has removed any controversy in the Bruins net minding department.Rask, 25 is done being a back-up and is ready to be an everyday starter in the NHL. Tuukka has waited patiently for the last two years while Thomas dominated time in the crease.Tuukka-mania began in the 2009-2010 season when the...
It felt like forever since I last wrote this article. We've been through a lot since I wrote this last year, but let's first take a look at last year's predictions.
Tuukka Rask will finish the year as the starting goal tender
Zdeno Chara wins the Norris
Tyler Seguin scores 25+ goals this year
Milan Lucic DOES NOT score 20+ goals this year
Now that the lockout is over and the Bruins are returning to stateside, a lot of fun or otherwise interesting tales of their European adventures are coming to light.
Such as the fact that Johnny Boychuk's team, EC Red Bull Salzburg, only gave its players Red Bull to drink. No water. No Gatorade. Just ******* gross Red Bull.
It may be a while before Johnny...
The Boston Bruins will be tested right at the jump when we finally get around to dropping the puck on the lockout-shortened 2013 NHL season. According to Boston.com, the league has informed the Bruins that they will open the 2013 season on TD Garden ice against the New York Rangers. Opening night will take place on January 19th, and the game is slated to start at 7:00 PM, although...