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Boston Sports Media Watch:
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 complete post-game coverage after every game.
NESN’s popular duo of Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley will call every NESN televised playoff game with Naoko Funayama serving as rink-side reporter. Dale Arnold will host NESN’s studio programs with Gord Kluzak, Barry Pederson and Mark Mowers providing analysis. NESN’s pre and post-game coverage for Bruins home games will originate from the network’s TD Garden studio with coverage of the games in Washington coming from NESN’s studios in Watertown, MA.
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The TD Garden crowd was so fired up after the Bruins' dramatic overtime win over the Washington Capitals, they nearly brought the house down. Problem was, David Krejci was in the way. A pane of glass from the TD Garden boards fell on top of Krejci in the aftermath of Chris Kelly's game-winning goal 1:18 into overtime, as the Bruins claimed a 1-0 lead in the opening round...
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 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...
Editor's note: The Washington Post and NESN.com 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 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.
When Mark Recchi decided to retire following the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup championship run, the B's were left searching to replace the veteran role that the 20-plus year veteran filled. At this season's trade deadline, Brian Rolston was traded over from the NEw York Islanders in what was viewed as one of the smaller deadline deals across the league. Well, nearly two months...
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...
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Boston Bruins star center Tyler Seguin had himself a great Easter Weekend — Tyler was spending his holidays with Playboy playmate Ciara Price. According to her Twitter feed, she spent Easter weekend in Boston with the NHL player. This guy has new friends and old friends. -TO
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With the Bruins, it always starts with defense. Chris Kelly's overtime winner in Thursday's 1-0 Game 1 win over the Capitals was no different. Greg Zanon slowed up Marcus Johansson on a 1-on-1, Tim Thomas made the pad save on the shot, and then Joe Corvo started the breakout with a quick chip up the boards.
From there, Brian Rolston moved it quickly to Benoit Pouliot, who...
Chris Kelly's goal 1:18 into the first overtime period lifted the Boston Bruins to a 1-0 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals in the opener of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
After Tim Thomas made a big save at the other end of the ice, Kelly gathered a pass from Benoit Pouliot, streaked down the wing and blasted a shot past Capitals netminder Braden Holtby...
BOSTON – The buildup for the series was centered around the expected showdown between Zdeno Chara and Alex Ovechkin, but it was Chara’s defense partner Dennis Seidenberg who left the biggest impression on the Capitals star in the opening game of the Bruins' first-round series. Actually, they left some pretty good marks on each other in an entertaining but punishing night...
Offense was the overriding theme at practice Friday, a day after the Bruins outlasted the Washington Capitals, 1-0, in Game 1 of their first round, Eastern Conference series.
After all, both goaltenders - Boston's Tim Thomas and Washington's Braden Holtby - stood out in the opener, and the teams combined for 37 blocked shots, as well. It was a defensive...
BOSTON -- Dennis Seidenberg lived out the dream of every hockey player when he hoisted the Stanley Cup last spring, but the Bruins defenseman actually grew up in Germany dreaming of raising a different silver cup. The cup awarded the men's champion at Wimbledon was the trophy Seidenberg once had his sights set on as an aspiring tennis player. "I definitely thought about...
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...
The Bruins put on a dominating defensive effort in their 1-0 overtime win against the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Milan Lucic helped lead the way on the defensive end, using his punishing size and force to limit the opportunities of Alexander Semin and the rest of the Capitals' attack. Check out the video above to see Lucic dominate and the impressive defensive effort by the Bruins.