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Days of Y'Orr:
The leaves are changing colors. People are heading to apple orchards all around New England and picking their favorite red fruit. Everything is flavored with pumpkin. The Patriots are, unfortunately, playing football.
It's fall and what comes with fall? Mother ******* hockey. Well, pre-season hockey today but it still counts as something.
The Bruins are heading to Montreal today after a 10am practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington and it looks like Group B will be the ones getting the nod today. We can talk about that a little later in the preview. There are some big changes this preseason that we need to talk about first. The biggest thing is hybrid icing. If you're like me, you don't really know what hybrid icing is so I went on a search and found this on NHL.com:
"Hybrid icing is a mixture of touch and no-touch icing. It gives a linesman the discretion to blow his whistle and stop the play if he believes a defending player will reach the puck fir...
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With the NHL set to begin the regular season on Oct. 1, we thought it would make for some good discussion to have our staff of NHL correspondents break down the best players in the league, by division. Atlantic Metropolitan Central Pacific Also read: The 10 Best teams in hockey
The Bruins' Group B won 6-3 in Montreal last night, cashing in on 4 power play goals and a stunning preseason debut from Jarome Iginla.
You can check out Justin's recap of last night's game here. With Group B having such a dominating performance last night, it's time for Group A to step up to the plate. Here is who is in Group A:
Forwards: Carter Camper...
Winning divisional titles is a common trend in Boston Bruins franchise history. In the past five seasons, the Bruins have been divisional champions three times (2008-09, 2010-11, 2011-12).
The realignment of the NHL to Atlantic, Central, Metropolitan, and Pacific has forced more compacted and difficult divisions. Previously, there were six divisions holding five teams. Now, with...
Only two spots are open on the Bruins’ third line alongside Chris Kelly, but a handful of hopefuls are making their cases as to why they should be on either side of Kelly when the puck drops in the regular-season opener.
Carl Soderberg, Jordan Caron, Reilly Smith, Matt Fraser, Craig Cunningham, Ryan Spooner and Jared Knight are all competing for the winger positions, The B’s...
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By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz)
When the Boston Bruins selected Jordan Caron 25th overall, it was clear that they had high expectations for him. Coming off a 67 point (36 goals, 21 assists) season with Rimouski Ocean of the QMJHL, the Bruins envisioned Caron as an important piece for the future.
Since signing him an entry level deal in March 2010, the...
He’s big. Huge actually. So it would seem to make sense that Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara would be placed in front of the opposition’s net during the power play.
At 6’9″ and 255 pounds he not only provides a massive screen for opposing goalies but would prove difficult – perhaps impossible at times – for defenders to try and get him out of the way.
Jarome Iginla certainly made his mark Monday night in his first game with the Bruins, scoring twice and meshing nicely with first-liners Milan Lucic and David Krejci. On Tuesday, Loui Eriksson will attempt to do the same.
The team’s other high-profile acquisition will make his Bruins debut against the Capitals, replacing Tyler Seguin, whom the B’s traded to Dallas in exchange...
Ahhh, doesn't it feel great to know that the Bruins beat the Habs last night. Sure, it was preseason, and sure, it didn't really mean much at all, but come on, it's always nice to smoke the Canadiens. Anyway, all premature trash-talking aside (although feel free to chirp any Montreal fans), we did see a couple promising hints during last night's game, including...
With four days of training camp down, the Bruins finally got a little taste of game action with two full-speed 20-minute scrimmages on Saturday.
In front of an excited Garden crowd, the B’s took the ice and shook off whatever rust was left from the offseason. Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand complimented the Bruins fans for coming out and showing their...
Montreal, Quebec – After a heartbreaking game 6 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks last June in the Stanley Cup finals, it has been a short but very active off-season for the Boston Bruins as management re-tooled the roster, preparing for what they hope will be another deep run in 2013-2014. With some familiar faces gone, and a few new ones in the mix, there have been a lot of eyes...
Jarome Iginla's second goal of the game broke a tie and led the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 preseason win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.
Bruins goalie Malcolm Subban earned the win over his brother P.K., a Canadiens defenseman.
Nick Johnson added two goals, and David Krejci and Zach Trotman also scored for Boston. Travis Moen and Max Pacioretty had goals for Montreal...
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Three seasons, two Stanley Cup appearances, and one Stanley Cup series win encompasses the Boston Bruins. Is another Stanley Cup appearance brewing this season?
Yes, with multiple returning starters coming back with more playoff –more specifically Stanley Cup – experience under their belts, the Bruins definitely have a shot at the...
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Welcome to one of our new features at BST&N; the Bruins Mailbag. Every couple of weeks I am going to answer your questions posted to Big Bad Bruins on facebook, and my twitter account (the link is at the bottom of the page). This here is the “Maiden Voyage” of this new feature for the blog, with many more to come throughout the season...
Sure. It's only a preseason game, but any time the Bruins beat the Habs, it's a good day. Doesn't matter if it's mostly NHLers or mostly AHLers doing it.
And tonight's win was pretty.
Jarome Iginla had two goals on six shots (the dude's willing to shoot all night and day). Lucic had three assists. Krejci was the slacker of the LIK line with only one...