Found April 28, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Shawn Thornton
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Bruins bruiser Shawn Thornton knows his way around the TD Garden penalty box, but he certainly isn’t the only Bruin who calls the sin bin his home away from home. Because the enforcer missed a handful of games earlier this season, his pugilistic pals had to step up things up in the physicality department and it appears as though ST22 won’t lead the Black and Gold in penalty minutes this season. Who is the last Bruin to end the season with more penalty minutes than Thornton? Answer The Four’s Trivia Question of the Day and enter to win a $50 gift card to one of The Four’s three Boston-area locations. First, read the official rules, completely fill out the entry form and press submit.

Bruins 2013 first-round playoff schedule released

 Tuukka Rask will have to step up his game in order to guarantee playoff success.  Jared Wickerham/Getty Images For the first time since 1974, the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs will meet in a playoff series.  The Bruins released their playoff schedule today and the following is a list of the games, in what should be a very entertaining few games between the two.   Wednesday...

A Day in the Life of Shawn Thornton

It is no secret that Shawn Thornton is the greatest man who ever lived. He does more in a day than most of us do in a year. Usually we only get to see him in action during games, but recently Shawn Thornton let us follow him around for a day so we could see what a typical day in his life was like.  It was awesome. After the jump.....A Day in the Life of Shawn "...

Dennis Seidenberg Catches Defense Out of Position, Rips Wide Open Shot to Score Equalizer (Video)

The Bruins came from behind to tie the game in thrilling fashion on Sunday night against the Senators. The B’s scored two goals with 18 seconds of one another — one with four seconds left in the second period and one in the opening second of the third period — to give them a shot at the win. The Bruins went on to lose 3-2, but head’s up play by Dennis Seidenberg was crucial...

Bruins’ Heads-Up Transition Play Leads to Andrew Ference Goal (Video) staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday morning and conclude on Monday.  The Bruins may have dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to the Capitals on Saturday night, but the team’s alert and quick transition play was something to be proud of. Andrew...

Fear and loathing in the Boston Bruins fanbase

Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins have stumbled into the playoffs With a loss on Sunday, the Boston Bruins lost their chance at winning the Northeast Division and securing home-ice advantage through at least the first two rounds. After months of talking about how the Boston Bruins had games in hand and that their run was coming soon and they would get their act together and...

Daniel Paille Earns Love of Bruins Fans for Play This Season, Even If NHL Award Not Forthcoming (Video)

Dougie Hamilton may have won the Bruins’ 7th Man Award in the 2013 season, but if Bruins fans on Twitter had their say, it appears that Daniel Paille would be heading into the playoffs with some extra hardware. That’s the sentiment that NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette uncovered on the Internet as the Bruins wrapped up their regular season against the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night...

Bruins Eager to ‘Turn Page’ on Disappointing End to Regular Season, Embrace Challenge of Playoff Hockey

BOSTON — TD Garden workers, toward the end of a frantic day that saw two games — one basketball and one hockey — at the busy arena, worked tirelessly Sunday night on the Garden ice. There, just an hour after the Bruins wrapped up their regular season, the arena workers put down the giant “Stanley Cup Playoffs” decal on the ice. It serves as a literal and figurative reminder...

Milan Lucic and Chris Neil Fight

This is my definition of a heavy weight fight between Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic and Ottawa Senators forward Chris Neil. After not being in a fight for 26 games, Lucic has now been in a fight in two out of his last three games. With the fight tonight, Lucic has now accumulated five fighting majors for the season. That is also the sixth fighting major of the year for the...

Dennis Seidenberg Wins Amica Coverage Cam Play of the Week staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday morning and conclude on Monday. Dennis Seidenberg wins this week’s Amica Coverage Play of the Week. Check out the winning video below.

Bruins’ Showed Comeback Power Earlier in Year, Scored Two Goals With Goalie Pulled (Video)

The Bruins could have used some of their comeback mojo from earlier in the year in Sunday’s 3-2 loss the Senators. In February the B’s were able to battle a 3-point deficit against the New York Rangers in the third period. They pulled the goalie and were able to score two goals without anyone minding the net behind them. The Bruins’ valiant effort in that matchup is honored...

Bruins-Maple Leafs Series Features Plenty of Storylines in Teams’ First Postseason Meeting Since 1974

The Bruins woke up Sunday morning knowing they were headed to the playoffs, but they didn’t know who they would be facing. Toronto, Ottawa or the New York Islanders could have been the first-round opponent of the B’s. When the club went to bed late Sunday night, the dust had settled, and the club’s first-round series was set. The Bruins, of course, will take on the Maple Leafs...

Bruins’ First-Round Playoff Opponent Still Unknown As Final Game Will Determine Matchups

The Bruins will play hockey on Sunday night at TD Garden against the Ottawa Senators. Where they go from there, though, is still very much up in the air. The B’s-Sens game will be worth a lot more than pride, as the two clubs — as well as Montreal, Toronto, Pittsburgh and the New York Islanders — will all wait for Sunday’s game to see where they’re headed for the first...

Senators-Bruins Preview

The final regular-season game will be a very important one for the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins. While the Bruins will be focused on winning the Northeast Division title Sunday night, the visiting Senators have an opportunity to move up a spot and avoid high-powered Pittsburgh in the first round. The regular season was originally scheduled to end Saturday, but this game was...
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