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Nathan Horton broke a tie midway through the third period with his fourth goal in four games and the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 with an aggressive attack that produced a season-high 50 shots Tuesday night.
While awaiting the arrival of newly acquired five-time NHL scoring leader Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars, the Bruins shook off their recent offensive woes with their second straight win after losing five of their previous seven games.
Horton got his 12th goal of the season at 10:21 of the third period after goalie Robin Lehner stopped Milan Lucic's shot with his pad. But Horton scored on the rebound.
The Bruins held a 50-47 advantage in shots on goal. Their previous high of 46 came on Feb. 28, also against the Senators, in a 2-1 overtime win in Boston.
The Bruins outshot the Senators 21-19 in the first period, their most shots in a period since they had 22 on Feb. 19, 2012 at Minnesota.
The pace slowed for a while in the third period after Andre Benoit...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Bruins and Sabres combined for 97 shots Tuesday night, and it felt like Tyler Seguin was responsible for about half of them. In reality, the Bruins forward only had 12 shots to his name, but that aggressive play is certainly a positive indicator given the team’s recent offensive slump.
Seguin scored once, Nathan Horton and David Krejci added goals of their own and Anton Khudobin...
Tyler Seguin has been heating up the past several games, and he continued his success against Ottawa. Seguin has two goals and two assists over the past four games. His 12 shots Tuesday night resulted in a goal and helped revive a struggling Bruins offense.
With the uncertainty of linemate Patrice Bergeron, Seguin knows he will have to step up to fill Bergeron’s shoes if the alternate...
So the Bruins acquired Jaromir Jagr on Tuesday afternoon. Now what?
Bruins president Cam Neely made his weekly radio appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub just hours after the deal that brought the future Hall of Famer to Boston became official.
Neely sounded happy with the ability to land a player like Jagr, who at 41, still appears to have something left in the tank. At the very least...
Well that escalated quickly Here is the Dallas Stars beat writer:
Jaromir Jagr to Boston. I’m hearing two prospects and a draft pick.
— Mike Heika (@MikeHeika) April 2, 2013
Just about an hour ago, ESPN’s Pierre Lebrun said that the Boston Bruins were the front-runners for Jaromir Jagr and it looks like the Boston Bruins have him. It’s not super official yet, and as we learned...
Before Sunday, the Bruins had won just two out of their last seven games.
The B’s are hoping Sunday’s 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres was just the spark they needed heading down the stretch of the regular season. While the win was not a cure-all for the team’s issues, it was certainly a step in the right direction.
Coach Claude Julien admitted the B’s recent losses were...
Obviously the big aquisiton for the Bruins was Jaromir Jagr, but we all knew Chiarelli wasn't done. The defense this year hadn't been spectacular and Chiarelli said he wanted to add a defenseman to the mix. A lot of fans wanted someone like Yandle or Ryan or Boyle -- either the NHL unicorn (PMD) to help on the power play or a shut down defenseman to help what's...
First the Boston Bruins went after Brenden Morrow, who went to the Pittsburgh Penguins instead. Then the team believed they had a deal for Jarome Iginla . . . who also ended up with the Penguins.
With the trade deadline closing in, the Bruins pried hockey legend Jaromir Jagr away from the Dallas Stars for a conditional draft pick and prospects Lane MacDermid and Cody Payne.
Jesus Christ I think I have a huge boner right now.
And now with that, I feel like I should tell the people to temper their expectations for tonight's game. I've seen some people saying Jagr is scoring a hat trick tonight and then is going to pull out a missile and blow up the CEC and then restore faith in North Korea, so let's take it one game at a...
EDIT: It's now official:
Confirming # Stars Jagr to #Bruins is for 2nd pick and 2 prospects.Pick changes depending on how Bruins do.#TradeTracker
— Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) April 2, 2013
Because this would set the stage for the Bruins eliminating the Penguins from the playoffs far too nicely.
Told the Dallas Stars have decided to...
Tyler Seguin and David Krejci discuss the team's newest player.
Videos courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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Per a source, @csnne is reporting that the Boston Bruins have traded for Wade Redden in exchange for a draft pick. #BruinsTalk
— Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) April 3, 2013
TSN confirms trade.