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from Scott Burnside of ESPN,
If, as expected, Boston Bruins power forward Milan Lucic has not merely played his way down the lineup but out of it altogether, there could hardly be a more stark illustration of the concerns facing the team as it prepares for the postseason.
Although coach Claude Julien would not confirm that Lucic will be a healthy scratch Friday night when the Bruins play host to the scorching-hot Pittsburgh Penguins, his use of Lucic during practice Thursday at the team's suburban facility suggests Lucic will be the odd man out.
Even Lucic seemed resigned to the fact his poor play could see him in a suit and tie instead of suiting up for what many view as a possible Eastern Conference finals preview, something that would have been unthinkable the past two seasons as he scored a combined 56 goals and established himself as a player with a rare blend of snarl and skill.
A contrite Lucic talked about a confidence level that has sunk to levels he ha...
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Before the puck dropped at the TD Garden on Wednesday night, the Bruins did right by their city and country by honoring those affected by Monday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon. In addition to a goosebump-inducing national anthem, the Bruins aired a montage of photos taken from the marathon, showcasing the courage of the Boston people and the first responders of that day. The...
Boston will never forget the tragic events of Monday afternoon at the Boston Marathon, but they’ll also get plenty of reminders to always remember the unspeakable horrors.
Plenty of those will be on display Wednesday night at TD Garden where the Bruins will play their first game since Monday’s events when they host the Buffalo Sabres.
One of the ways the Bruins will remember...
Boston Bruins forwards Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron both returned to the lineup on Wednesday night after missing time with concussions.
Bergeron had sat out six games with the fourth diagnosed concussion of his career. Marchand had missed two games.
The Bruins hosted the Buffalo Sabres in Boston's first major sporting event since the Boston Marathon bombings. Monday&...
“We are Boston. We are strong.” That was the message that the city projected on Wednesday night during an emotional pregame ceremony before the Bruins-Sabres game, the first game played in Boston since the tragic events of Monday’s Boston Marathon. After a video montage of scenes from the marathon played on the arena’s Jumbotron, anthem singer Rene Rancourt got part of the...
The Bruins and Penguins could eventually meet up in the NHL playoffs, but for now the two franchises are teaming up for a good cause on Friday night. The Bruins announced on Thursday that Boston and Pittsburgh will auction off game worn jerseys which feature special “Boston Strong” patches to help support those affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy that occurred on Monday....
The Bruins and Penguins cancelled their morning skates on Friday morning, the Bruins announced via Twitter.
Bruins and @penguins have cancelled their morning skates today. Will provide further updates on the day's schedule when appropriate ^BB— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) April 19, 2013
As of noon, the Bruins said they are following the direction of law enforcement officials...
Video courtesy of the Boston Bruins and the NHL.
I’m a huge sports fan, so I guess it’s not surprising that when tragedies are placed in the context of sporting events the emotion seems to hit hard. Case in point, last night’s Bruins-Sabres games.
It’s often said that in the wake of inexplicably cruel events, the best is brought out in us. That coming together and experiencing and sharing some of the joys...
The game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins scheduled for Friday night has been postponed in light of the massive manhunt in the Boston area.
10:57 a.m.: Brad Marchand was spotted with Patrice Bergeron and Tyler Seguin at morning skate. Milan Lucic was skating with Shawn Thornton and Rich Peverley. Check out the rest of the lines here. –JB
10 a.m. ET: We’ll never forget, but we do have to try and move on at some point. The City of Boston will continue to try and do that Wednesday night when professional sports return...
The Boston Bruins have released the following statement:Due to today's heightened security in Boston, we are taking direction from from state and local officials, and do not have any updates on tonight's Bruins/Penguins game as of 12:00 noon ET. We will update accordingly as soon as possible.
The Bruins have announced that the club’s playoff tickets sale, which was due to begin Friday at 11 a.m., has been postponed.
The ticket sale has been rescheduled until Monday at 11 a.m.