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This year’s Bruins roster does not look a whole lot different from the one that brought the Stanley Cup home to Boston two years ago.
Only three players that saw time during the 2011 playoffs (Tim Thomas, Tomas Kaberle and Mark Recchi) are no longer with the team, but alternate captain Patrice Bergeron told NESN’s Jack Edwards during Tuesday’s media day that the remaining core of Bruins has grown and matured greatly since winning the title.
The B’s will look to become the first team to raise the Cup twice in three years since the Detroit Red Wings did so 15 years ago. It all gets started Wednesday night, when puck drops for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Chicago.
For more from Bergeron, plus Andy Brickley‘s breakdown of Boston’s suffocating backcheck, check out the video above.
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Boston Bruins forward Jaromir Jagr has grown one of the most epic playoff beards of the playoffs. Jagr seems to be channeling his inner Wolverine, but added a moustache in with the mutton chops. Nothing says ready for the Stanley Cup Finals like rocking this beard.
A.B. This guy is the ultimate internet troll. But us “people in Boston” don’t just dislike his statement… we dislike his smug attitude, his corny wine painting and his NHL hat made for a 12 year old as well.
Where are the facts Stevie boy; Mr. hockey expert? “He’s just not that good,” isn’t an argument – it’s unsubstantiated drivel from a Midwest homer. Make the...
from Joe McDonald of ESPN Boston,
"Nothing right now because there's nothing to say because our doctors haven't finalized the evaluation properly," Julien said.
During a Bruins power play in the first overtime, a scramble ensued in front of the Chicago net, and Horton was battling for position with Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson when he appeared...
Nathan Horton left the first overtime of Wednesday’s Game 1 after suffering a pretty strange, non-contact injury while in front of the Blackhawks net. Horton appeared to injure his left shoulder while jostling with Niklas Hjalmarsson in front of the net towards the end of the first OT in Chicago.
The Bruins forward didn’t return to the game and Claude Julien declined to give...
Zdeno Chara would just as soon steer the conversation from his size. It's not hard to do, considering his contributions are as big as his frame.
''I'd rather have the talk about my game rather than just my size,'' the 6-foot-9 defenseman said.
Chara is one of the main reasons - a big reason? - the Boston Bruins are back in the Stanley Cup finals, aiming...
Nathan Horton has been one of the stars of these NHL playoffs as will be an integral component of the Stanley Cup finals if the Bruins are going to beat the Chicago Blackhawks. Nathan Horton is also set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer so his good playoff performance is good timing. One [...]The post Can Nathan Horton boost line mates shooting % appeared first on...
While at my local pub in Boston watching the Bruins sweep the Penguins on Friday night, I told my buddy that it didn’t seem appropriate for me to get too excited. I take my sports fan-dom pretty seriously, and I don’t think I’ve really earned the right to celebrate and cheer for the Bruins as if I’ve been rooting for them all along. Earlier this season when the lockout...
Mick Jagger and Jaromir Jagr have similar-sounding names, so it’s only right that the rock and roll legend would be rooting for the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final. Or something like that.
Whatever the reason, the frontman for the Rolling Stones tweeted his surprising support for the Bruins on Wednesday evening. He posted a picture of himself with a Bruins sweater along with the...
While the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks get set to square off in the Stanley Cup Final, the team at NESN.com decided to take a look at some of the best sports moments between the two proud cities.
Whether it’s the sharing of the two most famous curses in the history of sports, the various playoff meetings between the four professional sports teams in both cities or the...
Gregory Campbell‘s legendary shift against the Pittsburgh Penguins is transcending hockey — and the Boston-New York rivalry, it appears.
With the Major League Baseball draft taking place over the weekend, it was the Yankees of all teams who looked to the Bruins forward for inspiration in choosing their players. According to a tweet from Peter Gammons, the Bronx Bombers displayed...
For the second time in three years the Boston Bruins are back to the Stanley Cup Finals. For the second time in three years the Bruins will have to play a highly skilled offensive team in the Cup finals. Its another classic battle of defense versus offense. Eastern Conference versus Western Conference.It was another tough path for the Bruins getting to this Stanley Cup. Just like...
The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are set to play each other in 2013 Stanley Cup Final.
The Boston Bruins are back in the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in three seasons. They are currently preparing to face an excellent Chicago Blackhawks team that has fought their way to their second finals appearance in four seasons. Both of these teams had to overcome significant...
Just a few things that caught my eye:
I almost went to bed after the third Boston goal. What a mistake that would have been, eh?! Cue the comeback.
Marian Hossa will do anything to win. He, Milan Lucic and Tuukka Rask were the best players on the ice through two OTs.
Zdeno Chara was working his suffocating magic on Jonathan Toews all night long. Funny...
"Anything can happen" is usually the cliche you'll hear in the NHL playoffs and while this year's post-season had a few surprises, there weren't many monumental comebacks or huge upsets like last year, where the Stanley Cup Final featured a sixth seed versus an eighth seed. Instead, we have the top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks, who many predicted to win the cup...
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Boston Bruins (Series Price) +130 (13/10)
Chicago Blackhawks (Series Price) -150 (2/3)
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