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Capitals 4, Bruins 3 (OT)
Hitting the nitty-gritty part of their compressed schedule, the Bruins were forced to forget about their disappointing loss to the Montreal Canadiens in Boston on Sunday and get ready for Tuesday’s meeting with the Washington Capitals in D.C., the first time the two teams have met since last year’s Stanley Cup quarterfinals.
The Caps had the B’s number in 2012, winning three out of four in the regular season and bouncing the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games of the opening round of the playoffs.
It might be safe to say that a lot of Bruins players still had the sour taste of the Joel Ward overtime game-winner that sent them packing last year still lingering in their mouth, as they were able to put together one of their best opening periods as a team this season.
Some very bad backchecking by the Caps early on led to Alex Ovechkin committing a hook on a Brad Marchand breakaway, giving the Bruins forward and leading scorer a free shot at Braden Ho...
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Cam Neely was never accused of diving or embellishing in his day, so it should come as no surprise that the Bruins president would like to see embellishing removed from the game.
Neely backed B’s head coach Claude Julien‘s postgame comments from Sunday, albeit not necessarily as strongly. Speaking on his weekly radio appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub, Neely spoke out against...
The last time the Bruins took the ice at Washington’s Verizon Center, they were dealt a crushing overtime loss that knocked them out of the playoffs last season. The B’s are back in the nation’s capital Tuesday night, looking to rebound from a loss to Montreal against a struggling Capitals team
Overshadowed by Claude Julien‘s postgame “embellishment” comments on Sunday...
Jesus Christ. How ******* awful are the Boston Bruins when have a lead in the third? Answer: Really ******* awful.
Little Lamb and the Capitals spoon feed the Bruins with an easy 3-0 lead and then the team decided to take the rest of the night off. Here's a picture of the team when they came out for the second period:
Capitals are third in the worst division...
The Bruins have been so darn good at putting together comebacks that they already have a handful of “good losses,” whatever that really means. They did the inverse of that on Tuesday night in Washington in what can’t be labeled as anything but a horrible loss.
It may have been the worst Bruins loss of the season given the B’s stranglehold through 20 minutes. The Bruins saw...
The Habs give their take on Claude Julien’s comments and look towards their match-up with the Islanders.
Claude Julien may have had a few choice words for the Habs after Sunday night’s game in Boston, but as far as the Canadiens are concerned, that just means they’re doing their job. When asked about some of Julien’s less-than-flattering comments...
Circle March 27 on your calendars.
That’s the next time the Bruins and Canadiens meet on the ice, and after comments made by both sides over the last two days, it’s sure to be a heated affair.
On Monday, members of the Habs responded to claims made by Bruins coach Claude Julien that Montreal skaters commonly embellish penalties to draw calls from the referees.
When Adam Morrison fell to the floor in tears after a 2006 Elite Eight loss to UCLA, I knew what he knew – there was no return in order. The Bruins erased a nine-point deficit in less than four minutes to win. Gonzaga had incredibly missed out on a trip to the Final Four. The [...]The post They’re Still Here: Gonzaga’s Quirky Success Story appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
After a pair of uncharacteristic one-goal defeats, the Boston Bruins are focused on recapturing the defensive effort that has contributed to their overall success.
That hasn't been much of an issue when facing the Toronto Maple Leafs recently.
Boston looks to avoid a third straight loss Thursday night while winning an eighth consecutive meeting with visiting Toronto, which...
Losing sucks but everyone likes a good scrap.
After taking a couple good shots early in the fight Thornton was able to shed the elbow pad and deliver a devastating right that put John Erskine on his ass.
Though the Boston Bruins haven't forgotten that Washington ended their 2011 Stanley Cup title defense prematurely in last season's playoffs, they're simply more focused on how to stop the surging Capitals on Tuesday night.
The last time these two teams played, seventh-seeded Washington celebrated Joel Ward's overtime goal that gave it a 2-1 victory in Game 7 of their...
There are moral victories, there are actual victories and then there’s what happened on Tuesday night, which was neither.
The Bruins let a three-goal lead slip away against the Capitals, losing 4-3 in overtime at the Verizon Center. On the heels of a tough loss to the Canadiens, this was a decidedly bad loss — and the spectacular nature of the winning goal doesn’t do much to...
Instead of a hot streak ending with the Bruins atop the Eastern Conference standings, the Montreal Canadiens stopped the B’s cold.
Couple that with a stomach-punch loss to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night, and all of a sudden the Bruins are now being looked at in a much different light than they were a mere 72 hours ago. While two straight losses is nothing to press the...