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The Bruins will close out the calendar year with some familiar faces back in the lineup. Rich Peverley is expected to return to face the Stars in Dallas on Saturday night after missing two games with an undisclosed injury, while Tim Thomas will get the start in goal after an extended rest over the holidays. Peverley has also sat out practices for the last couple of weeks, but rejoined his teammates Thursday for the club's workout in Phoenix before leaving for Dallas and is ready to get back into game action. He's not completely healed, though, as the nagging injury...

Claude Julien Not Taking Too Many Positives Away From Bruins' 4-2 Loss to Stars

With the way the Bruins have been playing since the start of November, it was beginning to look like they may never lose again. But the Stars were able to stop the B's in their tracks on Saturday night in Dallas. The B's played some sloppy hockey at times, and they were unable to overcome those lapses. During the course of their hot streak, they've been able to pull out...

Bruins' Current Team Even Better Than Stanley Cup-Winning Squad If Everyone Stays Healthy

The Bruins captured hockey's ultimate prize in 2011. But could they be even better as the calendar turns to 2012? NESN's Dale Arnold, Barry Pederson and Mark Mowers discussed just that, and Pederson thinks that if everyone remains healthy, the current B's squad really is better than last year's Cup-winning team. Pederson and Mowers point to the improvements that the...

Marek Vs. Wyshynski Radio: Mark Recchi and Game Show Friday!

It's a (gettin' down on) Friday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, and we're talking about the following and more: Special Guest Stars: Dr. Mark Recchi joins us to talk about the Winter Classic; GAME SHOW FRIDAY has a Winter Classic theme; and there's a chance we may catch up with either Leahy in Philly or Lambert before USA/Canada...

B’s off to Dallas

PHOENIX -- The Bruins are back in flight, en route from Arizona to Dallas, where they face the Stars tomorrow night to close out 2011. What a remarkable year it's been for the B's: A Stanley Cup championship six months ago, and the current, on-going run of near-perfect results. The ...

No. 4 Stanford women rout UCLA 77-50

Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike each posted double-doubles for the second straight game to lead No. 4 Stanford past UCLA 77-50 Saturday, handing the Bruins their 12th consecutive loss against the perennial Pac-12 women's powerhouse. Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 18 points and 10 rebounds, her sister Chiney had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Toni Kokenis added 11 points for the...

Thomas, Rask: Pucks stop here

The Boston coach has an embarrassment of riches between the pipes. Thomas will bring a 16-5-0 record, a 1.84 goals-against average, and a .943 save percentage into tonight’s game against Dallas. Tuukka Rask, who’ll be opening doors and serving as Thomas’s backup, will let his 8-4-1 record, 1.61 GAA, and .945 save percentage cool on the bench.

Game 37 Preview: Boston Bruins @ Dallas Stars

Boston Bruins (24-9-1, 49 pts) @ Dallas Stars (20-15-1, 41 pts) 7:00 PM CT, December 31, 2011 American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas New Year's Eve gets some early fireworks tonight as the Stars host the Boston Bruins, only the best team in the league. In recent years this matchup has provided fights fights and more fights, culminating in a game last year in Boston where...

Year of the Bear: Boston Bruins 2011 Review

Everyone else does this **** and we're lazy tools so we're going to jump on board.2011 was obviously a really good year for the Boston Bruins. Can't really say otherwise when you win the Stanley Cup.After the jump we look at pictures and videos that describe the Year of the Bear.  January    February   ****. Do people remember when Kampfer was good?    Ah...

Updates from Bruins at Stars

1:08 3d period: Stars 4-2 Milan Lucic one-times the puck in from the high slot. Might have skimmed off Brenden Morrow. 20:00 2d period: Stars 4-1 Second period ends with Claude Julien yelling at referees Stephane Auger and Mike Leggo....

UCLA hopes to correct shooting mistakes when it plays California

The Bruins had several missed opportunities, including nine missed free throws, in a 60-59 loss to Stanford on Thursday. UCLA plays at Cal on Saturday.The Bruins had several missed opportunities, including nine missed free throws, in a 60-59 loss to Stanford on Thursday.

UCLA's Weekend of Exposure

The Bruins and all of their limitations were totally exposed again Saturday against Cal...

StarGazing - December 31st vs Boston Bruins

SATURDAY’S GAME: Dallas Stars (20-15-1, 41 points – 3rd, Pacific Division) vs. Boston Bruins (24-9-1, 49 points – 1st, Northeast Division) ...

Reimer leading Thomas in ASG votes & having highest GAA/SV%

The NHL All Star Game voting has always been a bit of a joke. We like to think that hockey fans are the most intelligent fans out there but they still fall for the same crap you see in other sports -- voting for their favorite player over those who deserve it.We see it all the time. It's why Sidney Crosby could technically be named to the ASG despite playing like five games or...
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