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After a pair of uncharacteristic one-goal defeats, the Boston Bruins are focused on recapturing the defensive effort that has contributed to their overall success.
That hasn't been much of an issue when facing the Toronto Maple Leafs recently.
Boston looks to avoid a third straight loss Thursday night while winning an eighth consecutive meeting with visiting Toronto, which is seeking its fourth victory in a row.
The Bruins (14-3-3) allowed nine goals during a recent six-game winning streak, with Tuukka Rask winning his five starts while posting a 1.38 goals-against average.
Things haven't gone as well in their last two contests, though, as they allowed two third-period goals in a 4-3 loss to Montreal on Sunday before blowing a three-goal lead and falling by the same score in overtime Tuesday at Washington.
The latest defeat marked Boston's third game in four nights and the team spent its day off Wednesday discussing its defensive lapses.
"We're playing a l...
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BOS puts Chris Bourque on waivers.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 7, 2013
A.B. After playing 18 games for the Boston Bruins and logging a substantial amount of time on the power play, Chris Bourque has tallied just 4 points (3 assists, 1 goal). Today, as Bob McKenzie from TSN is reporting, the Bruins have seen enough. And while Bourque will take a roster spot for the Bruins’...
The Bruins look to be shaking things up, and it shouldn't come as much surprise as to where they started.
The Bruins have placed third-line forward Chris Bourque on waivers, the club announced Thursday afternoon. That means the rest of the league has the chance to claim him, and if he's not picked up, he can be sent to Providence of the AHL.
TSN's Bob McKenzie was the...
The Boston Bruins may have help on the way. A report from Darren Dreger states that the Bruins are working to bring in 27-year-old Carl Soderberg to the NHL after the Swedish Elite playoffs conclude.
Look out Eastern Conference. The Bruins may have found their final piece of the puzzle all without having to make a trade.
Unfamiliar with Carl Soderberg? Here's what you...
The Bruins didn’t exactly make a trade on Friday, but it appears they’ve swapped a pair of forwards between Boston and Providence.
According to multiple reports, Jordan Caron has been recalled to the Bruins’ NHL squad, while Chris Bourque has cleared waivers and will be joining the AHL’s Providence Bruins. Caron skated with the Bruins at Ristucchia Arena for practice Friday...
The Bruins look to be shaking things up, and it shouldn’t come as much surprise as to where they started.
TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports that the Bruins have placed third-line forward Chris Bourque on waivers. That means the rest of the league has the chance to claim him, and if he’s not picked up, he can be sent to Providence of the AHL.
The son of Bruins legend Ray Bourque and...
The Bruins’ offensive attack went cold in the final two periods of Tuesday night’s overtime loss to the Capitals, but the B’s lit the lamp on three occasions in the first.
A pair of those goals came off the sticks of the Boston blueliners, with rookie Dougie Hamilton scoring on a rocket from the top of the zone and Zdeno Chara exploiting a seam in the Washington defense to...
A 2-9 start is not what is expected from an Alexander Ovechkin-led squad, but that’s how the Capitals began the 2013 season. The Caps have turned it on of late, though, picking up their fourth win in five games with a 4-3 victory over the Bruins in overtime Tuesday night. The B’s took an early 3-0 lead at the Verizon Center but could not hold on, dropping their second a row...
Coming off a pair of losses to the Canadiens and Capitals — two teams that the Bruins were supposed to beat — suffice it to say Boston is looking to return to its winning ways.
On Thursday the B’s are back at TD Garden and set to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs, who after a near-decade of playoff-less hockey are making a run in the Eastern Conference this season. But that being...
Tyler Seguin had two goals and an assist and Patrice Bergeron had one of each on Thursday night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Anton Khudobin stopped 25 shots for Boston, which blew leads in each of its previous two games and lost both.
David Krejci also scored for Boston, and Brad Marchand had a pair of assists. With the win, the Bruins...
Nice win by the Boston Bruins after two disappointing losses. The game wasn't perfect and they made a comfortable two goal lead turn into a nailbiter one goal lead but the Bruins did what they couldn't do against Montreal and Washington -- shut the door and lock it down.
We feel like we say this every post-game recap but what a game by the "second line"...
While the Bruins dropped the puck Thursday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs, it appears the team’s front office may have been up to some work as well.
According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, Carl Soderberg is hoping to join Boston after the conclusion of his team’s playoff run.
The 27-year-old led the Swedish Elite League in scoring and is widely considered to be...
Watch this hit by Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin hit on Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly. The Bruins score on the ensuing power play with a goal by Bruins rookie defenseman Dougie Hamilton. Even as a Bruins fan, I have to admit that was a bad call against Ovechkin.
The Boston Bruins have had plenty of chances for revenge since their historic meltdown against the Philadelphia Flyers, and they've usually taken advantage.
Tuukka Rask, however, hasn't gotten one yet.
If Rask is in net for Boston on Saturday against the struggling Flyers, it would be his first appearance versus Philadelphia since Game 7 of the teams' memorable 2010...