Found January 03, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Tuukka Rask
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
WILMINGTON, Mass. -- While the Bruins are maintaining focus on their next game Wednesday night in New Jersey and not looking ahead to Saturday's showdown with Vancouver, there are a few other games on the minds of many of the players this week. The World Junior Championships are being held in Alberta, with the semifinals taking place Tuesday night. National pride and bragging rights have kept that tournament a hot topic among the Bruins, more than half of whom competed in the World Juniors when they were younger. "It's a great tournament," said Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, who competed for...

Tuukka Rask Not Punting His Netminding Duties, But Does Get a Kick Out of Practice

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Zoltan Mesko probably doesn't have to worry anytime soon, but Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask let it be known on Monday that at some point down the road he might be after the Patriot punter's job. The Bruins wrapped up a spirited practice before a packed house at Ristuccia Arena with an interesting battle drill. With the nets was pulled over up against the...

Tim Thomas Rebounds From Shaky Outing, Shows He's Not Ready to Relinquish Top Spot to Tuukka Rask Just Yet

Any thinking that Tim Thomas might be ready to relinquish his hold on the Bruins' No. 1 netminding job would be sadly mistaken. After allowing a season-high four goals in Saturday's 4-2 loss in Dallas, Thomas could have been feeling a little pressure, even though his numbers this season are actually better than his league-leading goals-against average and NHL-record save...

David Krejci, Nathan Horton Get Going Again in Bruins' Decisive Victory Over Devils

If Wednesday night was any indication, 2012 will be another terrific year for the Bruins. The B's went into New Jersey to take on the Devils, and they left with a resounding 6-1 win. The two points will certainly be welcomed for Boston, especially after a 4-2 loss on New Year's Eve, but perhaps just as importantly, was the play of David Krejci and Nathan Horton. Horton scored...

Thomas in net for B’s in Jersey, Hamill gets another call up

Tim Thomas gets the nod in net for the Bruins tonight as they take on the New Jersey Devils in the Garden State at 7:00 PM. Thomas is making another case for the Vezina trophy, although his biggest competition may be his teammate, Tuukka Rask. Thomas is 16-6-0 with a 1.94 GAA, good for third in the league. He also has a .943 save percentage, second in the NHL. However, Rask is 8...

Bergeron scores 2 goals in Bruins' rout of Devils

Patrice Bergeron scored two goals, and Tim Thomas made 30 saves in the Boston Bruins' 6-1 rout of the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.

Bruins Live Blog: B's Look to Begin New Win Streak Against Devils in New Jersey

8 a.m. ET: The Bruins had their seven-game win streak snapped with a disappointing effort in Dallas on Saturday, but will get a chance to begin a new streak Wednesday in New Jersey. Boston has already beaten the Devils once this year, with Benoit Pouliot scoring the game-winner with 3:01 left in regulation for a 4-3 victory at the Garden on Nov. 15. The Bruins sit second in the East...

Bruins Assign Jordan Caron to Providence

BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Jordan Caron to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Caron has appeared in 13 games for Boston this season with one ...

Nathan Horton showing signs of recovery

NEWARK, N.J. - Bruins coach Claude Julien used the phrase a couple of times yesterday morning in describing what...

Bruins roll over Devils

They are Devils, not vampires, but when they looked themselves in the mirror last night, there wasn’t much to see anyway. The Devils’ ambitions of again becoming contenders were shown to be pretentions, their self-esteem shattered last night by the Stanley Cup champions. The Bruins gave them lessons in...

Boston Bruins (24-10-1) at New Jersey Devils (21-15-2), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

The Boston Bruins will try to rebound from a rare loss when they visit the New Jersey Devils for this evening's game at the Prudential Center.

Good morning from Ristuccia Arena

WILMINGTON --- Good morning from Ristuccia Arena, where the Bruins have taken the ice to begin practice for Wednesday night's road game vs. the New Jersey Devils. Defenseman Joe Corvo was the first to take the fresh sheet of ice...
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