Found March 03, 2012 on
The hat trick is a rare and exhilarating feat. With the horn blaring, the crowd on its feet and a bunch of thrown hats on the ice, there isn't any reason not to love them. That's why three Bruins players made sure to make them happen throughout Boston's 2010-11 regular season. Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara all made it rain hats at the Garden last season. Lucic got his hat trick in early against the Florida Panthers in November. His three goals accounted for most of the scoring in the Bruins' 4-0 victory. After a few months without...

Tuukka Rask's Injury Comes at Tough Time, As Bruins Already Shorthanded on Offense, Face Packed Schedule

BOSTON – Throughout the season, the Bruins have pointed at their two-headed monster in goal as one of their biggest strengths. Where other teams may have seen a potential problem with two netminders capable of being the No. 1 guy on most clubs, the Bruins saw it as enviable depth that would give them a chance to keep both fresh down the stretch when the schedule really picks up...

Milan Lucic Sends Message to Rangers in 'New York Minute' After Final Horn (Video)

Different venue, same result. The Bruins were unable to beat the Rangers once again on Sunday, falling to 0-3 against the East-leading team from New York despite a spirited comeback effort. Milan Lucic took "spirited" to a new level after the final horn sounded too, continuing to battle as time expired and leaving a Ranger or two worse for the wear when all was said and...

Boston G Rask leaves with injury

Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask has left Saturday's game against the New York Islanders with an injury in the second period. Rask, attempting to kick out his left pad on a shot midway into the second period, went down to the ice in pain. He was helped off -- with two players holding an arm each as he skated off -- and he was replaced by Tim Thomas with 10:59 left in the period...

Bruins Look to Overcome Growing List of Injuries As Boston Takes on East-Leading Rangers in New York

The Bruins will take on the East-leading Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, but Boston will do it with far less than a complete lineup. In addition to forwards Nathan Horton (concussion) and Rich Peverley (knee), the Bruins are also now without defenseman Andrew Ference (lower body), forward Daniel Paille (upper body) and goalie Tuukka Rask (lower body). Paille and Rask...

Tuukka Rask's Injury Shifts Attention to Other Bruins Goalies Who Must Step Up (Video)

Tuukka Rask is hurt, but the extent of his injury remains to be seen. All we know for now is that he left Saturday's game against the Islanders with what appeared to be a left leg injury and Tim Thomas is in net for the immediate future. But what comes next? If Rask is out for an extended period of time, what does this mean for the Bruins? NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked...

Kampfer eager to prove himself in Wild debut

SUNDAY'S STORY LINE: Steven Kampfer acquired Monday from Boston for Greg Zanon is scheduled to make his Wild debut tonight. Kampfer, 23, will be the 43rd player to skate for Minnesota this season. The defenseman was sent to Houston after he was acquired from the Bruins, but didn't have a chance to play a game for the Aeros. Kampfer said he was a little surprised to get...

Tuukka Rask Won't Travel With Bruins to New York After Being Injured, Michael Hutchinson, Lane MacDermid Recalled

BOSTON – The Bruins got Johnny Boychuk back from a mild concussion on Saturday, but the rash of recent injuries continued during the course of a 3-2 loss to the Islanders at the Garden. Goalie Tuukka Rask suffered an apparent left leg injury during the second period and did not return after being helped off the ice, while forward Daniel Paille also left during the third period...

Bruins G Rask injured in 3-2 loss to Islanders

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask suffered a lower-body injury Saturday against the New York Islanders while making a split save in the second period.Rask fell to the ice in pain and the game was stopped. He was relieved by Tim Thomas and had to be helped off the ice.Bruins coach Claude Julien said Rask will not be making the team's upcoming road trip to New York and Toronto...

Tyler Seguin, Shawn Thornton, Bruins Aim to Finally Put Together Win Streak (Video)

Tyler Seguin isn't sure exactly how to do it. Dennis Seidenberg doesn't think it's anything specific. Shawn Thornton thinks the Bruins just need to be ready. For whatever reason, the Bruins have been inconsistent in putting out a full 60 minutes of solid hockey each game. The players planned to play through it as they tried to win consecutive games for the first time...

Islanders-Bruins Preview

The Boston Bruins are fighting to increase their slim lead in the Northeast Division, and another home victory over the slumping New York Islanders would extend that edge. Boston seeks its 10th victory in the last 11 home meetings with the Islanders, who try to avoid a sixth straight road loss Saturday afternoon. The Bruins struggled in February, going 5-7-1 as second-place Ottawa...

Bruins Live Blog: B's Looking to Finally String Back-to-Back Wins Together Again With Islanders Coming to Garden

8 a.m. ET: After a dramatic overtime victory over the Devils on Thursday, the Bruins will once again try to post back-to-back wins for the first time since Jan. 10 and 12 when the Islanders come to the Garden Saturday afternoon. The Bruins are just 10-10-2 since their last consecutive victories, but they have beaten the Isles in each of their first two meetings this season. They...

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