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Tuukka Rask's most important contribution to the Bruins last season may have been maintaining a professional attitude after losing the No. 1 goalie job to Tim Thomas. By refusing to spark controversy, Rask allowed the B's to stay focused and ride Thomas to the Stanley Cup. Rask has shown that he is more than a typical backup netminder, though. He proved his worth as a rookie two years ago, appearing in 45 games with a .931 save percentage and 1.97 goals against average. At 24 years old, Rask could be the Bruins' goalie of the future, and he's expected to...
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from Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe, The fun part is over. Last year is last year. If you’re a fan, you can relive and relive and relive all the good stuff from 2010-11 as long as you care to. But if you’re a member of the Boston Bruins , you know very well that there is no rubber stamp mechanism, and in case you had forgotten, the TD Garden scoreboard served as a reminder.
BOSTON -- The pregame ceremony was nearly perfect. The contest that followed didn't quite match that execution. The Bruins put a stirring cap to the 2011 Stanley Cup championship when they raised the banner to the Garden rafters prior to Thursday night's season opener against Philadelphia. But the opening chapter to their new campaign didn't go quite as well, with the...
You’ve won a championship, but you didn’t win it in your own building. It only makes sense to celebrate at home when the fans finally get to return for a game that counts, right? Of course. That makes complete sense to me. Watching Zdeno Chara pass the Stanley Cup to his teammates at the TD Garden last night was well deserved for Boston fans. They did get to see a similar display...
The Stanley Cup champions gets two goals from Rich Peverley to beat Tampa Bay in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals.The Stanley Cup champions gets two goals from Rich Peverley to beat Tampa Bay in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals.
1:33 p.m.: Big news here. The Bruins are going to be on the field for a pregame ceremony with the Stanley Cup. If you've got tickets, make sure you get in your seats early. 1:30 p.m.: Hello from Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots and Jets will meet in less than three hours. It's a beautiful day here, and it's unseasonably warm. Should be a fun one. 8:00 a.m. ET: Early...
Rich Peverley scored twice and Brad Marchand assisted on both to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lighting and give the Stanley Cup champions their first win this season.
Rich Peverley scored twice and Brad Marchand assisted on both to lead the Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the Lightning and give the Stanley Cup champions their first win this season.
BOSTON (AP) Brad Marchand turned the emotion of Boston's banner-raising ceremony into an early goal. Then, suddenly, the momentum
was all Philadelphia's.
Rich Peverley tallied two goals to help the Boston Bruins take a 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals.
If NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan is looking for another example of a play where the player being hit has...
A rematch of last season's Eastern Conference finals is on tap tonight in Boston, as the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins host the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden.