Found April 10, 2012 on Rock the Red:
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
We here at Rock the Red are big fans of the Boston Bruins' ad campaign featuring a big, furry bear highlighting the rules of hockey. He's pretty darn funny. In recent years, however, the same Bear has been pocking fun at Bruins Playoff opponents ranging from the Flyers to the Lightning to the Canucks. We here at Rock the Red know what's coming and we aren't just going to sit here and let the furry funny guy fire the first shot at our beloved Caps. We're getting the jump on him.   After the jump, we start a fire.                 Your move Bear.

For Second Straight Year, Bruins Set Ratings Record

NESN announced this morning that the Boston Bruins set a new record by averaging a 4.7 rating in the Boston DMA. This is a 52% increase over the 2010/11 season which had been the previous record season with a 3.1 average. More from their release: NESN’s Bruins ratings have increased an astounding 115% over the last two seasons. “The impact that the Boston Bruins are having here...

Bruins' Nathan Horton to miss playoffs

Bruins forward Nathan Horton is expected to miss the Stanley Cup playoffs because of a concussion. The defending champions play Game 1 of their first-round series against the Washington Capitals on Thursday. Horton suffered the injury Jan. 22 in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers and has not played since. The 26-year-old Horton played in a career-low 46 games this season and...

Chris Kelly's Line Must Remain Effective for Bruins to Beat Capitals, Make Another Playoff Run

Editor's note: The Washington Post and are teaming up for an NHL playoffs edition of Across Enemy Lines. Doug Flynn answered the Post's Bruins questions, and Tarik El-Bashir answered our Capitals questions. Below are Tarik's answers. The Bruins' third line played a big role in their march to their first Stanley Cup title in 39 years last season. This time...

Brad Marchand Says Nerves Always a Factor Heading Into Postseason Games (Video)

Brad Marchand admits he was "very nervous" going into the playoffs last year, but having gone with the B's on one Stanley Cup run, he knows a little more of what to expect this time. Marchand gives Naoko Funayama the inside scoop on what it's like to get ready for the postseason and what's different for Boston this time around.

The Craziest Boston Bruins Fans Of All Time A.B. This video is everything you need to know about Boston Bruins fans. We are rabid fans who aren’t afraid to show our love for the Black & Gold. Mix that with a JumboTron and things get real… Real weird. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js...

Dueling Bruins Playoff Coverage From NESN, CSNNE

NESN and CSNNE have announced their Boston Bruins playoff coverage plans for the first round series against the Washington Capitals, which begins tomorrow night at the TD Garden. NESN will carry as many as five games in the series live, including games 1, 3 and 4. NESN will also expand Bruins pre-game coverage to include at least one hour of coverage before every game as well as...

Ciara Price is Slamming

  So last week we posted an article Two Minutes for Hooking where Boston Bruins Forward Tyler Seguin was caught laughing at a sign that two cuties were holding up in the stands.  Well Tyler Seguin makes the Mug again, this time because he he was spotted hanging with Playboy's Miss November 2011 Ciara Price.  Ciara gives us the best of both worlds as she goes blonde and is...

And so it beings... Tim Thomas asked first White House question of series

In what may win the "Most Irrelevant Question of the Year" award, some dumbass reporter decided to ask Tim Thomas about him being MIA for the Bruins White House visit.  Tim Thomas was asked if he was concerned White House questions might kick up w/WASH as their opponent. He promptly shut down media session — Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) April 9, 2012 Tim...

Homerrific Mr. Irrelevant Staff Caps-Bruins Playoff Predictions

Tomorrow night a resilient Capitals team begins a best-of-seven playoff series against Boston. A collection of national experts expect the defending Stanley Cup champ Bruins to win the series, and it’s easy to understand why. The Bruins have one of the best goalies on the planet, Tim Thomas, while the Caps will start their third-stringer, Braden Holtby. But, you know what, screw...

Do Capitals Need To By Physical To Beat Bruins?

from Katie Carrera of Capitals Insider, The Bruins – or if you prefer, the big, bad Bruins – have a reputation for toughness. Their brand of hockey comes with physicality and snarl. They like to push teams around between whistles and get under opponents’ skin afterward. While fighting isn’t really common in the playoffs, one doesn’t need to drop the gloves to be tough...

Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals

When people were making their pre-season predictions, many had this as a possible Eastern Conference final. The Bruins did their part of winning their division and locking up the #2 seed but the Capitals have been struggling all year and barely made it into the playoffs. They've been marred by injuries, inconsistencies and coaching problems but they managed to make it do the...

Playing On Home Ice

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, 4. Boston Bruins Well, I guess you can ask the Vancouver Canucks to vouch for whether playing in Boston is any fun. The Canucks were destroyed in three games in Beantown during the 2011 Cup finals, which reinforced what a tough place it is to play in especially come playoff time. The Bruins are the NHL’s toughest, most rugged team and that meshes well...
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