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Shawn Thornton has proven his value to the Bruins throughout his first four years in Boston. He's become beloved by the fans, trusted by the coaches and respected by his fellow players as the ultimate teammate. Thornton himself has never been at a loss for words on or off the ice, but we'll let his current and former teammates and coaches offer their thoughts on some of the qualities that enabled Thornton to carve out a successful career in the NHL and make such a profound impact on the Bruins' rise to a Stanley Cup championship. Leadership Gregory Campbell, Bruins...

Tim Thomas Shows Off His Vezina Form With Vintage Save to Spark Bruins' First Win of Season

BOSTON -- The Bruins put 42 shots on the Tampa Bay net, while Tim Thomas had to face just 26. But it was the Bruins netminder who came up with the biggest save of the game to help Boston post its first win of the season, a 4-1 triumph over Tampa Bay in a rematch of last year's Eastern Conference final. With the Bruins clinging to a 2-1 lead and the Lightning on a power play early...

Bruins Hoist Stanley Cup One Final Time, Then Raise Banner in Emotional Ceremony at Garden

BOSTON -- It was a celebration 39 years in the making, which could have raised expectations beyond anything possible to meet. But for the players on the ice and the 17,565 fans in the stands, the Bruins managed to find just about every note perfectly as they raised their 2011 Stanley Cup banner to the Garden rafters on Thursday night. "You kind of thought about what it was going...

Boston Bruins Raise Stanley Cup Banner (Video)

 For my Boston Bruins fans, last night was a glorious moment for you as you got to raise the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup banner at the TD Bank North Garden. Here is the video of the banner raise as presented by the NHL Network:

Bruins Show Hunger, Put Together Complete 60-Minute Effort in Victory Over Tampa Bay

After an emotional banner-raising ceremony at TD Garden on Thursday night, the Bruins weren't able to cap off the memorable evening with a victory. On Saturday, they made sure they came out with much more intensity, showing last season's Stanley Cup win is officially in the rear-view mirror. Captain Zdeno Chara said the B's played with more hunger against the Lightning...


The Contenders: Boston Bruins - The retirement of Mark Recchi will be a difficult void to fill, but the Champions do have a young crop of players like Tyler Seguin and Brad Marchand who appear ready to step up and take a bigger role. They have one of the best goaltending tandems in the league and they have the most imposing defensive presence in hockey; Zdeno Chara. Unless there...

Live from the Garden: A banner night for the Bruins

By Dan Duggan In case you missed any of the Bruins banner raising celebration, here's a recap: The ceremony got off to a nice start with a huge Bruins Stanley Cup banner passed around the lower bowl of the Garden. At 7 a montage aired on the video boards, beginning with the ...

Scott Hartnell Hoping Flyers Ruin Night for Bruins Fans As Crowd Set to Celebrate Stanley Cup Banner

BOSTON -- Maybe Montreal would have been better, or even Vancouver with the bitterness that remains from last year's Final. But getting a chance to raise the Stanley Cup banner in front of the Philadelphia Flyers isn't bad, either, after the Bruins and Flyers have clashed in memorable playoff series in each of the last two years. "It's right up there, for sure,"...

Cup champ Bruins get first victory, top Lightning

BOSTON (AP) Rich Peverley scored twice and Brad Marchand assisted on both to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lighting and give the Stanley Cup champions their first win this season.

Bruins raise sixth Stanley Cup banner to rafters

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins have raised another banner to the rafters at the TD Garden.

Seguin a compete player

It's probably just a tad early, two games into 82, to be anointing Tyler Seguin as the second coming of Steven...

Bruins Ready to Defend Stanley Cup Title on NESN in 2011-12 Season

No NHL team has repeated as Stanley Cup champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98. The Bruins open the 2011-12 season intent on changing that. A unique group of players, many of whom return from last season's run, lead the B's in their title defense. Check out Jack Edwards' introduction to Saturday's NESN Bruins opener in the video above.

Bruins best Lightning in Eastern finals rematch

Rich Peverley scored twice and Brad Marchand assisted on both to lead the Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the Lightning and give the Stanley Cup champions their first win this season.

Bruins-Bolts updates

Greetings from the TD Garden, where the Bruins and Bolts are now skating in their pre-game warmups. Tim Thomas led the Bruins onto the ice, which could indicate he will get the start, his second in two games this...
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