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BOSTON -- The Bruins spent their opening game giving all kinds of goodies to their fans to welcome them back from the long lockout. They clearly had no intention, however, of giving away a game as they beat the New York Rangers, 3-1, in an Original Six battle, the opener for both teams, Saturday night. "It was a great effort," center Patrice Bergeron said his team struggled some but played a strong game after a brief training camp. Tuukka Rask, the new No. 1 Boston goalie with Tim Thomas deciding not to play the final year of his contract, had a relatively easy night in his new role, stopping 20 shots. "I thought we played a great game as a team, and made my life a lot easier," Rask said, after the Bruins won their first opener since 2008. "It was a good game. "We kind of looked like a midseason-form team there. It's good to see. We just have to keep that up." Rask struggled in an open-to-the-public scrimmage earlier in the week, bu...
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It wasn’t the first time the Bruins literally gave fans the shirts off their backs. But this time, maybe it was extra special.
When Bruins captain Zdeno Chara handed over his game-worn jersey after the Bruins’ 3-1 season-opening victory against the Rangers on Saturday night, he found an appreciative fan who had a story to tell.
“I introduced myself, the lady introduced herself...
BOSTON — With the TD Garden lights dimmed, smoke machines shooting and music blaring, Dougie Hamilton took the ice for the first time as an NHL player.
The 19-year-old Bruins defenseman skated out to a thunderous ovation from a sellout TD Garden crowd. Moments later, he would hop over the boards and make his NHL debut in Boston’s 3-1 win over the Rangers.
All in all, not a bad...
Boston loves its hockey, and the fans made that known on Saturday night during the Bruins’ opening game against the Rangers.
The buzz around the game was evident from start to finish, and it even spilled over to the realm of social media. There, familiar friends Jack Edwards and Rene Rancourt caught nationwide attention, while Milan Lucic‘s opening salvo to the season couldn’t...
Before the season started DOY Patron Saint and Third Greatest NHLer of All Time Shawn Thornton had this to say about the lockout:
Snazzy coat, Twos.
And, well, he didn't waste much time before dropping the gloves in this season. After the NY Rangers scored on a partial-screen shot to cut the Bs lead to 2-1, Twos Fist of Fury saw an opportunity to right the ship...
Bruins head coach Claude Julien has experienced overall success in his five seasons here in Boston.
From totaling the third most points in franchise history in '08-09, to winning the Stanley Cup in '10-11.
But those seasons were all full 82-game schedules where he had the luxury of feeling out his team by trying new things midseason like messing with the power play or...
The Bruins are back! Finally, finally, at long last, fans will be able to welcome the Black and Gold back onto the TD Garden ice on Saturday in a marquee matchup between the B’s and the Rangers.
As both teams are expected to contend for the Stanley Cup this year, fans will very quickly get a chance to measure Boston against its stiffest competition, and many questions surrounding...
How long was the lockout again? And the Bruins had how little of a training camp?
Those might be tough questions to answer after watching the B’s battle the Rangers on Saturday night, after a wild first period ended with Boston on top 1-0. Milan Lucic, who some hinted might not quite be at his playing weight quite yet, answered those critics by scoring the first goal of the year...
Tuukka Rask stopped 20 shots for Boston in his first game after taking over for two-time Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas, and the Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-1 in the lockout-delayed season opener on Saturday night.
Milan Lucic and Daniel Paille scored for Boston, which won the Northeast Division last year before losing in the first round of the playoffs. Rask backed up Thomas...
Providence, RI, January 20, 2013 – David Warsofsky had a goal and an assist Sunday for the Providence Bruins, who outshot the Connecticut Whale 38-15 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence on the way to a 4-1 win.
J.T. Miller scored the only Whale goal. Ryan Spooner and Justin Florek had two assists each for the Bruins.
The Whale led for much of the first period, after...
Expect 4th Liner Shawn Thornton Dropping the Gloves This Season
Saturday night the garden was bumping and so were the B's as they showed New York who's home they were in with a 3-1 victory.
In the first period the Bruins got an early powerplay but couldn't convert, but on a streak to the net, forward David Krejci ripped a shot bouncing of Henrik Lundqvist'...
Holy ****. Holy ******* ****. I feel like I need a cigar after watching that game. How good did it feel to finally have the Bruins back in action? Yeah, whatever game you watched before probably made you happy that you were watching the NHL, but to watch your Bruins play a meaningful hockey game since May was special.
The Bruins did not disappoint us tonight either. After 113...
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Last night was Hockey Resurrection at the Harp and over 600 fans came out toe celebrate the return of the NHL and Boston Bruin hockey. Shawn Thornton, Lyndon Byers and the legendary Rene Rancourt also came out to kick off the season in...
Despite the long lockout, the Boston Bruins appeared to be in midseason form in winning their opener. They should have a good chance to make it two in a row with the Winnipeg Jets in town Monday.
The Bruins look to make it 11 straight home victories over a Jets team that, in contrast, looked rusty in dropping its first game.
Boston got goals from Milan Lucic, Daniel Paille and...
Although it may be tough to believe, hockey season is actually here. The Bruins are back. The regular season opens up Friday, when the Rangers come to town to take on the B's at the TD Garden.
When the puck drops at seven, the two teams will battle it out for the first time this season. Both teams are relying on the little bit of practice that they've had as a whole...
BOSTON –- The Bruins had plenty of chances to pack it in on Monday afternoon at the Garden against Winnipeg, and had they been a lesser team, they may have done just that.
The B’s were tested in numerous ways, but still found just enough to escape with a 2-1 shootout win, now having racked up a maximum four points in the season’s first two games.
In the process, the Bruins...