Found January 18, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Tuukka Rask
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
The Bruins haven’t been quite as dominant in the New Year, with their current four-game road trip down South proving particularly troublesome. The Bruins are learning the hard way that they can’t get away with lackadaisical efforts, even against cellar-dwellers like Carolina and Tampa Bay. But the good news is Boston is still atop the Northeast Division and within striking distance of the top spot in the conference, with a huge showdown with the first-place Rangers on tap for Saturday. That doesn’t mean the recent stumbles haven’t produced some questions, and I did my best to get to as many...

Boston Bruins: Missing Brad Marchand

The Boston Bruins have hit a roughpatch since the Vancouver game. Heading in to last night's game, the B’s are 2-1 since the StanleyCup Final rematch, but have not looked sharp in the wins. The Blackand Gold are missing their Little Ball of Hate, Brad Marchand.Marchand was slapped with a five-game suspension for his hit on SamiSalo in the Canuck game. His speed and ability...

Zdeno Chara Named Captain For NHL All-Star Game

Zdeno Chara’s resume has be en very impressive during his time with the Boston Bruins, and now he's adding a new accolade. Chara has been named one of the captains for the upcoming All-Star weekend. The announcement was made by the NHL and NHLPA. Chara will be sharing the title of captain with Ottawa Senators right winger Daniel Alfredsson. The two players will take part in...

Did Patrice Bergeron, Nathan Horton or Milan Lucic Score the Captain Morgan Goal of the Week?

The Bruins may have cooled off a little in the last week but that doens't mean they weren't able to score some dazzling goals. Check out the three Captain Morgan Goal of the Week candidates below and cast your vote. Patrice Bergeron at Florida: Nathan Horton's first goal at Tampa Bay: Milan Lucic at Carolina: Did Patrice Bergeron, Nathan Horton or Milan Lucic Score the...

Chara named All-Star captain

TAMPA -- As the struggling Bruins, losers of 2-of-3 thus far on the four-game trip that concludes tomorrow night in New Jersey, got ready to head to the airport this morning, defenseman Zdeno Chara learned he'd been named one of the captains for the upcoming NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa. ...

The Stanley Cup Was On Display At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

The Stanley Cup was on display at Kennedy Space Center’s Rocket Garden at 11 am EST. The Stanley Cup was awarded to the Boston Bruins after winning the 2011 National Hockey League (NHL) Championship. According to NHL tradition, owners and coaches are awarded 24 hours to spend with the cup.Chairman and CEO Jeremy Jacobs is using his allocate time to bring it to NASA’s Kennedy...

Bruins wake up late, get what they want

NEWARK--For two periods, the Bruins looked more like the team that stumbled through Carolina and Tampa than the one that took the NHL by storm in November and December. But a terrific third period landed them a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey ...

Pro-Canucks, Anti-Bruins propaganda uses Jon Stewart’s cynicism for 10-minute diatribe (Video)

In case you were wondering about the severity of the psychological scarring suffered by some Vancouver Canucks fans after losing the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins: It apparently runs "I'll make a 10-minute propaganda piece with clips from 'The Daily Show' to demonize the Bruins" deep. That said: This is wickedly entertaining, intercutting between the Bruins...

Third period surge leads Bruins past Devils

It wasn’t pretty, but the Bruins were once again dominant in the final period, scoring four unanswered goals in the third to beat the New Jersey Devils, 4-1. Petr Sykora got the Devils on the board late in the first, beating Tim Thomas to give the Devils a 1-0 lead after the first 20, but Thomas was a mystery that New Jersey could not solve from that point on. The second period...

Thomas in net tonight; lineup back to normal

NEWARK--Tim Thomas will be in net tonight when the Bruins try to get back to their winning ways against a suddenly hot New Jersey Devils team, who are 5-1 since the B's shellacked them 6-1 here a couple of weeks ago. With Brad ...

NHL Midpoint Review Part 2: Citations, Concussions, Celebrations

  Although Zdeno Chara’s humungous six-foot-nine frame may instill fear in the hearts of opposing players, the scariest figure in the league right now might be disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan.  The former Red Wing and future hall-of-famer has brought a new hard-nosed approach to assessing suspensions and fines to players whose actions are deemed inappropriate in the eyes of the...

Bruins beat Devils for third time in as many games

Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell scored in a 35-second span in a four-goal third period that carried the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday.

Late shift

The Bruins spent 40 minutes last night staring at the ice as if it were a befuddling crossword puzzle, scratching around for a word to start things rolling. For two periods, nothing down, nothing across. Shift after shift, blank stares and a game sheet to match.

Bruins score 4 in third to beat Devils, 4-1

Mired in somewhat of a mini-slump, the Boston Bruins needed only one good period to beat the New Jersey Devils and get back on track.

Two third-period goals in :35 spark B's by Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell scored in a 35-second span in a four-goal third period that carried the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.'s NHL power rankings

By Joe Rosen 1. Bruins 28-12 -1 -- Tuukka Rask has won six straight and is 10-1-1 in his last 12 decisions, making his partnership with Tim Thomas easily the best goaltending tandem in hockey. The winner of Saturdays No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup likely takes the top spot next week. 2. Rangers 28-11 -4 -- The Rangers, who are 13-4-2 at the renovated Madison Square...
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