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Opponents are told not to “poke the bear,” but the Maple Leafs seem intent on doing exactly that Saturday night in Toronto. That should play into the Bruins’ hands, since they usually thrive on physicality and are usually at their best when getting their hands dirty. So, Shawn Thornton‘s first-period bout with Colton Orr would normally be the thing to spark the Bruins for victory — if the Leafs weren’t counting on the exact same thing to break in their favor. NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette explains in the above video. Check it out for more. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook

Bruins In Need of a Trade

So the NHL season is more than half over, and the Bruins sit near the top of the Eastern Conference yet again. The B's have played some of the most solid and complete hockey of any team in the NHL this year, resulting in 43 points through 29 games played. Yet it can be argued that something is missing from this team. Do they have a sniper that can bury the puck consistently as...

Bruins’ Second Effort Against Senators Busts Road Game Losing Slump, B’s are Prepared to ‘Do Whatever Can to Win Games’

The Bruins were able to pull out a win over the Senators Thursday night, lifting their road trip record to 2-1. The B’s dropped games to the Jets and Penguins last week to start off their four-game road trip. Dennis Seidenberg scored the game-winner in the final minutes of Thursday’s matchup, capping off a must-win game in order for the Bruins to change the direction of their...

Anton Khudobin Bails Bruins Out, Continues to Be Part of Stellar Goaltending Combination

The Bruins went to the dressing after 20 minutes Thursday in Ottawa locked up in a scoreless tie with the Senators. They were lucky to be able to do that, and they really have one person to thank for that, and that’s goaltender Anton Khudobin. Boston was sloppy for much of the first period, but Khudobin bailed them out, particularly in the final minute. The backup goaltender, who...

Rich Peverley Miscue Leads to Maple Leafs Goal (Video)

The Bruins’ loss Saturday night to the Maple Leafs was a tough pill to swallow. The B’s put forth a solid effort, but weren’t able to capitalize on their opportunities in front of the net. On top of their offensive woes, the Bruins got caught on their heels in transition, which opened up another can of worms. In the video above, Bruins center Rich Peverley thinks his teammates...

Colton Orr Fights Patrick Kaleta, Bags 29 Penalty Minutes In Just Two Seconds of Ice Time (Video)

Hockey fights are very common, but what is not are the significant events that took place in Buffalo on Thursday night. Colton Orr, who has a total of 1,026 penalty minutes in his 11-year career, recorded 29 minutes in just two seconds of playing time on Thursday. The Maple Leafs’ right winger not only served two minutes for cross-checking Buffalo’s Patrick Kaleta, but he also...

Stetson women fall to UCLA in NCAA tourney

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Nirra Fields led UCLA's balanced attack with 13 points and the Bruins rolled to a 66-49 win over Stetson on Saturday in an NCAA first-round game. The third-seeded Bruins took an 11-0 lead and were never threatened by the 14th-seeded Hatters. Jasmine Dixon added 10 points and 10 rebounds and Atonye Nyingifa had 10 points and eight rebounds for the spread...

Bruins lose to Toronto 3-2, dropping 8 game win streak

If you did not get to watch this game, don't feel bad, you really only missed about 10 minutes of good hockey. The Bruins beat themselves tonight, plain and simple. Each period started with the Bruins seemingly skating through cement while Toronto noticeably playing for a playoff spot.  In the first period, while Boston was just aimlessly gliding around gave Nazem Kadri,...

Kolzig Bobblehead Shines – Literally

Caps goaltender Olaf Kolzig's bobblehead as if he's ready to suit up and play again.

Maple Leafs 3, Bruins 2

Nazem Kadri scored in the first period, and Frazer McLaren added a timely goal in the third as the Toronto Maple Leafs ended an eight-game losing streak to the Bruins with a 3-2 victory on Saturday night. The Bruins tried to rally from a 3-0 hole in the third period, throwing everything they had at Toronto in the final minutes. The teams will meet again on Monday in Boston. Dennis...

Toronto vs. Buffalo: Hockey on Undercard to Fight

Nothing like a good hockey game in between a fight. That's basically what happened Thursday night when the Buffalo Sabres got a hard-fought 5-4  Shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. And we say hard fought, we mean HARD fought. The highlight of the evening to many: A Fight/Dance featuring a fight between Buffalo's John Scott and Toronto's Frazer McLaren...

Keys To The Game Vs Toronto

Complacency set in over the Bruins at perhaps the worst time in the season. The Bruins started the season winning but now they have to fight for games as the scheduele has began to reflect a lockout induced scheduele. In the month of March the Bruins are 7-4-1. The Bruins are coming off of a 2-1 win over Ottawa after losing two games in a row to Pittsburgh and Winnipeg. Now the...

Hockey fights of the week

The 2013 regular season is winding down. With just a few weeks left before we can close the book on the regular campaign and switch over to the playoffs, teams are scrambling to position themselves in one of 16 playoff spots. As you might expect, teams are fighting for their lives and playing with added intensity and emotion.  What does this mean for Hockey Fights of the Week...
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