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BOSTON (AP) -- Most of the Boston Bruins are looking forward to seeing the "2011 Stanley Cup Champions'' banner hanging from the rafters at the TD Garden.

David Krejci Looks to Continue Domination of Flyers As Bruins Prepare to Begin Stanley Cup Defense Against Philadelphia

BOSTON -- The Bruins' results against the Flyers in recent years have been mixed, to put it mildly. Boston sunk to the lowest of lows against Philadelphia when the Bruins squandered a 3-0 lead in the second round in 2010. And the Bruins soared to new heights with a dominating sweep of the Flyers en route to the Stanley Cup last spring. Through it all, the one constant has been...

Claude Julien Still Not Ready to Name New Alternate Captain to Replace Mark Recchi

BOSTON -- With Mark Recchi retired, the Bruins have an opening for a new alternate captain to join returning captain Zdeno Chara and alternate Patrice Bergeron. They also have just one day left to name the new alternate before Thursday's season opener against the Flyers. But Bruins coach Claude Julien doesn't appear to be in any rush to finalize the decision, stating after...

Zdeno Chara, Tim Thomas Among Bodog Favorites to Take Home Norris, Vezina Trophies

Forget the Stanley Cup; will Tim Thomas be able to repeat as a Vezina Trophy winner? Questions like that are what make Las Vegas go, and the world of online gambling is no different. The online betting site Bodog has preseason odds on individual player prop bets and a couple of Bruins players are near the top of the favorites to bring home some hardware this season, according to...

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...

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:

Adam McQuaid Misses Second Straight Practice, 'A Possibility' to Play in Opener

BOSTON -- For the second straight day, Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid was absent from practice Wednesday morning at the Garden. He remains under the weather and his status for Thursday's season opener against Philadelphia is in question. "He's still sick," Bruins coach Claude Julien said. "He's batting a flu or bug or virus, so he came in [Wednesday] but...

The Bruins Get Their Rings

After defying the Vancouver Canucks in June in their quest to lift Lord Stanley, the Boston Bruins have been rewarded to the tune of a 14-karat white gold diamond ring, 505 of them to be exact. The ring’s crest contains six diamonds, representing the franchise’s six career championships. The player’s name and jersey number is situated on one side, while the Bruins’ logo surrounded...

Video: Bruins ready for opener

Watch Bruins players comment on the start of the new NHL season on Thursday.

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 ...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: 10/7/11

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...

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,"...

Tim Thomas Featured on Cover of Sports Illustrated, First Time Bruins Have Made Cover Since 1977 (Photo)

The rest of the country is missing out. While most subscribers to Sports Illustrated will receive their issues this week with either Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson or Alabama's college football team on the cover, a lucky few in New England and Canada will get to see Boston's own Tim Thomas as the Bruins prepare to defend their cup. Thomas will be featured on the Oct...

Tim Thomas: No. 1 in the NHL, No. 1a on the Bruins

Tim Thomas won the Vezina Trophy, the Conn Smythe Trophy and the Stanley Cup last season -- everything he could, it seems, except the job as the Boston Bruins' No. 1 goalie.

Bruins raise sixth Stanley Cup banner to rafters

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