Found December 31, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Claude Julien
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
With the way the Bruins have been playing since the start of November, it was beginning to look like they may never lose again. But the Stars were able to stop the B's in their tracks on Saturday night in Dallas. The B's played some sloppy hockey at times, and they were unable to overcome those lapses. During the course of their hot streak, they've been able to pull out wins even when they haven't put forth their best game, but that simply wasn't the case against the Stars. Head coach Claude Julien said there's not too many positives to...

Rich Peverley Returns to Lineup, Tim Thomas Set to Start in Goal As Bruins Visit Dallas

The Bruins will close out the calendar year with some familiar faces back in the lineup. Rich Peverley is expected to return to face the Stars in Dallas on Saturday night after missing two games with an undisclosed injury, while Tim Thomas will get the start in goal after an extended rest over the holidays. Peverley has also sat out practices for the last couple of weeks, but rejoined...

Bruins Close Out Memorable 2011 With Forgettable Effort on New Year's Eve in Dallas

The Bruins don't have much to complain about when it comes to how things went in 2011, but their final memory from such a banner year is one they'd just as soon forget. Boston closed out the calendar year with a disappointing effort in Dallas on New Year's Eve, falling 4-2 to the Stars on Saturday night. The loss snapped the Bruins' win streak at seven games and prevented...

Bruins' Current Team Even Better Than Stanley Cup-Winning Squad If Everyone Stays Healthy

The Bruins captured hockey's ultimate prize in 2011. But could they be even better as the calendar turns to 2012? NESN's Dale Arnold, Barry Pederson and Mark Mowers discussed just that, and Pederson thinks that if everyone remains healthy, the current B's squad really is better than last year's Cup-winning team. Pederson and Mowers point to the improvements that the...

Vote: Which Team Has the Best Chance of Winning a Championship in 2012?

Boston was rewarded with another championship trophy in 2011, adding to a decade of dominance. The Bruins returned to glory and in turn, ensured that each Boston professional sports team had won a championship since 2002. Hopes are still high across the board for all of the four major pro sports teams in the Hub, as all four could make at least something of a case as a title contender...

Updates from Bruins at Stars

1:08 3d period: Stars 4-2 Milan Lucic one-times the puck in from the high slot. Might have skimmed off Brenden Morrow. 20:00 2d period: Stars 4-1 Second period ends with Claude Julien yelling at referees Stephane Auger and Mike Leggo....

Marek Vs. Wyshynski Radio: Mark Recchi and Game Show Friday!

It's a (gettin' down on) Friday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, and we're talking about the following and more: Special Guest Stars: Dr. Mark Recchi joins us to talk about the Winter Classic; GAME SHOW FRIDAY has a Winter Classic theme; and there's a chance we may catch up with either Leahy in Philly or Lambert before USA/Canada...

B’s off to Dallas

PHOENIX -- The Bruins are back in flight, en route from Arizona to Dallas, where they face the Stars tomorrow night to close out 2011. What a remarkable year it's been for the B's: A Stanley Cup championship six months ago, and the current, on-going run of near-perfect results. The ...

Report: Tim Thomas Passes James Reimer as Top Goalie Vote-Getter for NHL All-Star Game

Like the Bruins this year, Tim Thomas has come on strong towards the end of 2011 and has finally passed James Reimer to re-claim the lead for goalie voting for the NHL All-Star Game. Reimer had previously led Thomas by around 5,000 votes but now trails by roughly 10,000, according to Yahoo's Sean Leahy. The latest figures show that Thomas has received 420,504 votes so far while...

No. 4 Stanford women rout UCLA 77-50

Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike each posted double-doubles for the second straight game to lead No. 4 Stanford past UCLA 77-50 Saturday, handing the Bruins their 12th consecutive loss against the perennial Pac-12 women's powerhouse. Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 18 points and 10 rebounds, her sister Chiney had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Toni Kokenis added 11 points for the...

Thomas, Rask: Pucks stop here

The Boston coach has an embarrassment of riches between the pipes. Thomas will bring a 16-5-0 record, a 1.84 goals-against average, and a .943 save percentage into tonight’s game against Dallas. Tuukka Rask, who’ll be opening doors and serving as Thomas’s backup, will let his 8-4-1 record, 1.61 GAA, and .945 save percentage cool on the bench.

Game 37 Preview: Boston Bruins @ Dallas Stars

Boston Bruins (24-9-1, 49 pts) @ Dallas Stars (20-15-1, 41 pts) 7:00 PM CT, December 31, 2011 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas New Year's Eve gets some early fireworks tonight as the Stars host the Boston Bruins, only the best team in the league. In recent years this matchup has provided fights fights and more fights, culminating in a game last year in Boston where...

Year of the Bear: Boston Bruins 2011 Review

Everyone else does this **** and we're lazy tools so we're going to jump on board.2011 was obviously a really good year for the Boston Bruins. Can't really say otherwise when you win the Stanley Cup.After the jump we look at pictures and videos that describe the Year of the Bear.  January    February   ****. Do people remember when Kampfer was good?    Ah...

UCLA hopes to correct shooting mistakes when it plays California

The Bruins had several missed opportunities, including nine missed free throws, in a 60-59 loss to Stanford on Thursday. UCLA plays at Cal on Saturday.The Bruins had several missed opportunities, including nine missed free throws, in a 60-59 loss to Stanford on Thursday.

StarGazing - December 31st vs Boston Bruins

SATURDAY’S GAME: Dallas Stars (20-15-1, 41 points – 3rd, Pacific Division) vs. Boston Bruins (24-9-1, 49 points – 1st, Northeast Division) ...

UCLA's Weekend of Exposure

The Bruins and all of their limitations were totally exposed again Saturday against Cal...
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