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The Bruins generally have plenty of consistency when it comes to their defensive pairings. Sure, there's moving parts in the wake of injuries and other unforeseen events, but Boston's defensemen typically have an idea of who they're going to be playing alongside. The B's find this to be beneficial, as it helps to have an idea of what to expect and how to play certain situations. However, the Bruins blue liners said they're prepared to play with anyone, as they know they could quickly be asked to change up their assignment on any given night. NESN's Naoko Funayama touched on...

Patrice Bergeron's Injury Looms Large as Bruins Suffer 'Hart, Broken' Wrath of Evgeni Malkin, Penguins (Video)

If you dreamt up a worst-case scenario for what could happen on Sunday during the Bruins-Penguins game, you might have come pretty close to what actually happened. The Penguins jumped on the B's early and never looked back. What's worse, Patrice Bergeron, Adam McQuaid and Johnny Boychuck all ended up hurt, leaving the B's even more shorthanded than they were heading into...

Nathan Horton Still Not Skating, Facing Issues That 'Prevent Him From Taking the Next Step' in Recovery From Concussion

BOSTON -– While Bruins coach Claude Julien offered some promising news on the status of injured forward Daniel Paille and defenseman Andrew Ference prior to the start of Saturday's matinee with Washington, there was not much new to report on the progress of the club's more long-term injuries. Forward Rich Peverley remains on track for the original projection of missing...

Andrew Ference, Daniel Paille Remain Out With Injuries As Bruins Host Capitals

BOSTON – The Bruins won't be getting any reinforcements back for Saturday's matinee against Washington at the Garden. Forward Daniel Paille (upper body) and defenseman Andrew Ference (lower body) continue to progress from their injuries, but aren't yet ready to return. Bruins coach Claude Julien stated both skated Saturday morning, but won't play against the Capitals...

Milan Lucic to Appear on 'NESN Daily' at 10 p.m. on Friday

Milan Lucic was voted the NHL's toughest player, and is used to going toe-to-toe with some daunting competition on any given night. So sitting down for an interview with NESN Daily was no sweat for the big fella. Lucic discussed a number of topics during his appearance at the NESN studios in Watertown, resulting in a must-see interview for Bruins fans. Tune in to NESN Daily on...

Milan Lucic Discusses Unwritten Rules of Fighting, Says Which Teammate He'd Least Like to Go Up Against (Video)

Although hockey players try to inflict physical pain on each other when fighting, there's still some unwritten rules when it comes to dropping the gloves that are considered sacred throughout the sport. Lucic discussed some of these unwritten rules during his appearance on NESN Daily on Friday, saying that sometimes a bout starts with a simple, "Do you want to go?"...

Bruins' Early Struggles Continue to Prove Costly As Boston Drops Another Matinee Against Capitals

BOSTON – With a mediocre 12-13-2 mark over the last two months, it could be argued that this Bruins team hasn't exactly looked ready for prime time of late. In a more literal sense, the Bruins actually seem to excel only in prime time, with the club struggling mightily in afternoon games. The Bruins got off to a slow start once again on Saturday, and never fully recovered in...

RECAP: Bruins outplay & outdumb Capitals. Bruins lose.

Bruins pretty much dominated most of that game. They had a lot more quality scoring chances but either couldn't bury it or Vokoun would come up with some miraculous save. It was pretty unreal. Yet despite all those good offensive looks the Bruins still came out with a loss. Almost everytime they made a dumb goof the Capitals were able to jump on it. Add on some questionable reffing...

Bruins Goalie Decision Welcome Distraction Compared to Worrying About Team's Overall Play (Video)

We weren't sure heading into Saturday's game whether Tim Thomas or Marty Turco would get the call in net for the Bruins. Turns out it's going to be Thomas, but having uncertainty in goal is actually a welcome question mark considering the many that have been surronding this team as of late. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is glad to worry about the team's netminder...

Bruins' Struggles During Afternoon Games Continue to Baffle Fans (Video)

The Bruins haven't been themselves in afternoon games this season, as their 4-6-2 record entering Saturday shows. While they've been strong at night, for whatever reason, the B's haven't been able to translate early start times into too many points in the standings. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette looked to our Twitter followers for some guesses about why the B'...

Recap: Bruins listening to the wrong Queen songs. Bruins lose.

Three more injuries. This video sums up the Boston Bruins year.Go Providence Bruins!

Two-Goal Third Gives Bruins First Winning Streak Since January

[caption id="attachment_1991" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Johnny Boychuk takes a shot in the third period of Thursday's game against the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. The Bruins won, 3-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)"][/caption] The Boston Bruins have rarely played "complete" hockey over the last two months, alternating...

Bruins Call Up Trent Whitfield. I'm Dead Serious, Again

The Bruins have called up Trent Whitfield from Providence to be used on an emergency basis. This could be because Patrice Bergeron and Max Suave left the Bruins game against the Penguins on Sunday. Or it's because the Bruins and AMC are partnering to promote The Walking Dead and figured that this is the perfect time to do it. Also, Haggs dropped this lovely tweet on our asses...
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