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Five-on-five, the Bruins may be a better team than the Canucks. After Saturday's game, we'll never know. The 102 penalty minutes dished out made sure of that, along with the two game misconducts given to Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand that may warrant more discipline coming down from the league office. The Canucks, to their credit, took advantage of their time with more guys on the ice, scoring four power-play goals to beat the Bruins 4-3 in an emotional Stanley Cup Final rematch that lived up to the hype. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is awarding the Canucks' power play the...

NHL rescinds game misconduct for Bruins LW Lucic

The NHL rescinded the game misconduct penalty assessed to Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic. Terry Gregson, who is the league's senior vice president of director and officiating, announced the move hours after the conclusion of Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks. Lucic was bounced from the Stanley Cup rematch 3:54 into the first period after leaving the bench...

Milan Lucic Issued Game Misconduct in First Period of Bruins-Canucks Rematch

BOSTON -- The Bruins and Canucks on Saturday met for the first time since last June's Stanley Cup Final, but for Milan Lucic, it was a rather brief reunion. The big Bruins winger was given a game misconduct just 3:54 into the game, after he had skated just 1:31. The penalty came after a line brawl involving both teams. Shawn Thornton was at the bottom of a pile of five Canucks...

UPDATED: Marchand Likely To Be Shanabanned, Lucic Misconduct Rescinded

UPDATED, 6:14 p.m.: is reporting that the game misconduct handed out to Milan Lucic will be rescinded, as it was deemed he was legally on the ice and did not leave the bench to join the frecas early in today's Bruins-Canucks game. Rescinding it is the League's way of admitting, essentially, that Lucic should never have been shown the gate.  Hockey Night in Canada...

Brad Marchand probable for tomorrow

The Bruins opted to keep Brad Marchand out of today’s practice. But Claude Julien said Marchand is feeling better today and will most likely be available tomorrow against the Canucks. Marchand will skate on his own later today. If Marchand...

Lucic game misconduct rescinded

The NHL has rescinded the game misconduct handed to Milan Lucic today. Very tough break for the B's, considering it is now official it was a bad call that cost Lucic56-plus minutes of today's game. Here's the league's press ...

Marchand hopes to avoid ban

Bruins winger Brad Marchand, on hand for a charity event at the Garden today benefiting the Bruins Foundation and the Genesis Fund, talked about the play that got him kicked out of Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Canucks -- drawing a five-minute major penalty for clipping and, pending an NHL ...

No Marchand tonight

Brad Marchand will not play in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames due to flu-like symptoms. Zach Hamill will take his place in the lineup.

Bruins and Canucks - more controversy

This is the play that lead to one of the controversies from today's game, the refs gave Bruins forward Milan Lucic a game misconduct because they thought that "he might have" left the players bench to engage in a brawl/fight. The NHL reviewed the video and has rescinded the game misconduct penalty and they have ruled that Lucic was legally on the ice and and did not...

Brad Marchand a game-time decision for Bruins

By Lenny Neslin, Staff Brad Marchand, who missed Thursday's drubbing of the Flames, is a game-time decision, Bruins coach Claude Julien said. "He's feeling better," Julien said, "so we'll give him the opportunity to go into warm-ups and make...

Bruins tie it up

The Bruns have tied it up at 14:57 on a pretty Brad Marchand goal on a great pass from Tyler Seguin. Marchand shook off Kevin Bieksa's check, took the Seguin pass and tucked it past Cory Schneider. On the ensuing faceoff, Gregory Campbell ...

Good morning from TD Garden

Good morning from TD Garden where the Bruins are on the ice, all present and accounted for, and conducting a lively practice in preparation for Tuesday night's home game against the visiting Winnipeg Jets. Brad Marchand, who will have a...

While facing suspension, Bruins’ Brad Marchand makes self-defense claim on Sami Salo hit

So is Brad Marchand a victim of circumstance or a dirty hitter? The Boston Bruins forward faces a phone hearing with NHL Department of Player Safety sheriff Brendan Shanahan on Monday for this hit on Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo: As is often the case with these things, we already know the extent of Salo's injury: a concussion, according to GM Mike Gillis, and we should...

Vancouver Canucks vs. Bruins Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday morning. Brad Marchand earned a clipping major and a game misconduct for a low hit on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo. David Krejci scored early in the third for Boston. Cody Hodgson scored the game winner. Cory Schneider got the win.

Yes! It’s come to this…The Boston Bruins On TV

Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall tells us we all hate the Bruins here on the west coast and in Vancouver after last years 2011 Stanley Cup finals. So why not mock them by comparing them to TV Show characters he asks. Milan Lucic is Bluto, Tim Thomas is Peter Griffin from Family Guy, Zdeno Chara is Robert Barone from Everybody Loves Raymond, Brad Marchand is Squidward from Spongebob Squarepants.

Chiarelli: Vigneault's comments 'inappropriate'

Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli says Canucks coach Alain Vigneault's remarks against Brad Marchand inappropriate and unprofessional.
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