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Soderberg taking rushes on the left wing in a merlot jersey at practice, centered by Peverley, with Thornton skating on the right wing ^BB
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) June 21, 2013
It would appear as if my prayers are finally being answered. It is very rare that I bash a player on the team I love so much, but to me, Kaspars Daugavins isn’t much more than a depth winger. He has consistently played poorly in the very limited ice time he has received in his playoff games, and he blew a big time chance to win game one for the B’s. Quite frankly; he needs to go.
Enter “The Yeti”… or Carl Soderberg. The Yeti is his nickname, and I am unsure of where it came from, but I would guess that it is a reference to the many years it took for him to finally come to the Boston Bruins. He is more or less Peter Chiarelli’s white whale, but in this case Peter did what Ishmael could not; he brought him to Boston.
Soderberg signed a 3 year entry level deal worth roughly $1 million per season. He app...
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Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron suffered some sort of mysterious injury that sidelined him for the second period of Game 5 and forced him to leave the United Center sitting in the back of an ambulance, and Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos reported that Bergeron may have suffered a spleen injury.
Pro Hockey Talk's Joe Yerdon was monitoring early-morning Tweets, and he found...
Russell Pederson of Momence, IL is certainly taking a big gamble by adding ’2013′ to his already inked Stanley Cup tattoo commemorating the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup championships. Now that’s a confident man in his team, who are currently tied with the Bruins at 2-2. Would love to be a fly on the wall at his home if the B’s pull out a victory on Saturday… Might be time...
A Boston hockey fan painted their lawn with a huge Bruins logo to support their team's Stanley Cup playoff run.
Photo via Annnnditsgone / Reddit.
At least, we hope that it's actually this person's lawn and not somebody else's, but for now we have to take their word for it.
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Tuukka Rask has been strong in goal for the Bruins all playoffs, but that isn’t stopping Blackhawks fans from doing their best to get inside the Finnish goaltender’s head.
One enterprising fan at the United Center on Saturday night brought a sign to the Madhouse on Madison calling Rask a “Seula.” That translates from Finnish to English as “hockey sieve,” according to...
The whole city of Boston is behind the Bruins.
That was apparent on Friday afternoon when fans gathered at TD Garden to send the team off in style as they head to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The B’s need to win two more games to clinch the title, and center David Krejci said the fan support is crucial to their game.
“It feels like it’s...
The Boston Bruins are in Chicago and will play the Blackhawks tonight with the puck drop just after 8:00pm ET.
After tonight, will the Bruins be traveling back to Boston for game 6 knowing a win will secure the Cup or will it be Chicago trying to wrap up the series?
We should know what Monday will bring us between 10:30pm and midnight tonight.
Tonight's game can be viewed...
Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews entered the zone on a one on two and made moves around Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand and Torey Krug and as he cut to the middle he was leveled by Johnny Boychuk. Boychuk gave him two solid forearms to the side of the head but was not penalized on the play. Toews seemed shaken up and finished the period, but has not returned in the third...
Johnny Boychuk will be on the ice on Monday night.
The Bruins defenseman will not face supplemental discipline for his hit on Jonathan Toews, as first reported by Darren Dreger of TSN. Boychuk hit Toews high midway through the second period. Toews came out of the game and did not return. His injury was described as “upper body.”
The hit did not draw a penalty on the ice. It was...
Gregory Campbell will not once suit up for the Boston Bruins during the Stanley Cup Finals. Should the Bruins win, he will not get to take the legendary lap around the rink, with Lord Stanley’s Cup raised high above his head.
But Campbell’s sacrifice, ability to play through pain, and will to win are a huge reason the Bruins championship dreams are still alive.
I'm sure that Ray Charles will be tuned in to Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals tonight, cheering on his beloved Bruins. I'm not sure that he'll be able to see any of it, though. No, not because he's dead. Because he's blind.
Obviously, I am not speaking of the Ray Charles that you are thinking of. I am speaking of Ray Charles, the blind golden retriever. Featured...
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The Chicago Blackhawks have a 3-2 lead in the NHL Stanely Cup Finals and for the Boston Bruins news got worse as center Patrice Bergeron was taken to a Chicago area hospital during Game 5.
Bergeron was skating gingerly before leaving the game. The Bruins tweeted that “Patrice Bergeron has been taken to a local hospital in Chicago for observation.”
11 a.m. ET: Four games have been played in the Stanley Cup Final, and we don’t know much of anything, other than these two teams are very good and they’re evenly matched.
The Bruins and Blackhawks have played four games so far, and each team has two wins. Each team has one a game at home and a game on the road. Each team is just two wins away from the Cup, as Saturday night marks...
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara didn’t have his best game of the postseason on Wednesday night when the Blackhawks evened up the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece.
Two days later, it sounds like the Blackhawks are taking all the credit.
Chicago’s captain Jonathan Toews seemed to have gained some confidence after scoring his first goal of the series. in that 6-5 overtime win...
The Bruins’ backs are up against the wall now, and the situation could not be more dire. Not only are the Bruins down three games to two to the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final, which would always be a worrisome position, but they also came out of their Game 5 loss unsure of the status of Patrice Bergeron.
Bruins coach Claude Julien would not speculate on Bergeron’s condition...
Let's start with Saturday night---
Two goals by Patrick Kane and 24 saves by goalie Corey Crawford led the Chicago Blackhawks to the brink of the Stanley Cup Title late Saturday night.
The Hawks now lead the best of 7 series 3-1 and game 5 is Monday in Boston.
The game itself had some interesting stories. Perhaps the most significant is that of Boston forward Patrice...