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Red Wings Aim For Massive 2-0 Series Lead

Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins Venue: TD Garden; Boston, MA Time: 3:00 PM EST Television: Detroit- FSD; National- NBC The Detroit Red Wings did everything that they needed to do in game one in order to keep the Boston Bruins contained offensively. The Red Wings were paced by Jimmy Howard in net who came up with multiple big saves down the stretch. The offense...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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NHL fines Milan Lucic $5,000 for spearing Danny DeKeyser

The NHL announced Friday that Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser. Lucic committed the infraction in the second period of the Bruins’ 1-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in Boston. “Obviously, it was kind of the heat-of-the-moment thing...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Video: Tuukka Rask on Pavel Datsyuk goal, Zdeno Chara on Game 2 vs. Detroit Red Wings

BOSTON – It was a grinded out game to kick off the Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings first-round NHL Playoffs series, but Claude Julien loved his team's aggressiveness and attitude out the gate.
Via CLNS Radio
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Boston Bruins: How they made the playoffs

The Boston Bruins have made the playoffs for the seventh straight season and have won the President’s Trophy for having the most points in the league.  Their playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings does not start until Friday, so it is the perfect time to look back on the season and see how the Bruins were able to make it to the playoffs once again. Injuries: There are many...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask orders matching mask for young cancer patient

When 9-year-old Maddie Santosuosso joined Tuukka Rask on the ice at Boston Bruins practice last month, her gear was almost identical to that of the B’s goaltender — same jersey, same pads, same glove. All that was missing was a copy of Rask’s custom snarling bear goalie mask, which the netminder was unable to acquire in time. That’s no longer the case, as Rask has since...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Commissions Custom Goalie Mask For Young Cancer Patient

Back in late March, Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins welcomed a special guest to one of their practices – 9-year-old Topfield, Mass., native Maddie Santosuosso. The team joined forces with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help let Santuosuosso, who suffers from stage IV sarcoma, a rare tissue cancer, take the ice with her favorite team and play goalie alongside Rask, her favorite...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matheson handicaps awards races, says Oilers should retire #94, Jets should trade Kane

The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson kicked off his last regular-season slate of Hockey World columns with individual awards picks, and his pick for the Vezina Trophy is a surprising one: Vezina Trophy (top goalie) 1. Semyon Varlamov, Colorado. 2. Tuukka Rask, Boston 3. Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Had off-ice issues this year which weighed on him but very consistent...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask, David Krejci Big Winners In Bruins’ 2014 Season Awards

BOSTON — Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask began what’s expected to be a busy trophy season on Saturday afternoon. The B’s netminder, who is thought by many to be the NHL’s front-runner for the Vezina Trophy, picked up some hardware at the annual Bruins’ regular-season awards ceremony prior to the regular-season home finale against Buffalo. Rask was presented with the John Bucyk Award as...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Cements Status As Vezina Favorite With 49-Save Effort

The Boston Bruins needed Tuukka Rask to do something good on Sunday, and as he has all year, the goaltender responded with a tremendous effort. That’s nothing new for the man who has played himself into the Vezina Trophy front-runner. The award certainly feels like it’s Rask’s to lose after the Bruins netminder was incredible Sunday afternoon, as he made 49 saves (and three...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask, Bruins welcome ill 9-year-old girl to practice

WILMINGTON, Mass. – Tuukka Rask had a young protege in net with him Wednesday at Boston Bruins practice. The Bruins teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to allow 9-year-old Topfield, Mass., native Maddie Santosuosso to take the ice with her favorite team and get some goaltending tips from her favorite player. “It was great,” Rask said after practice. “I met her, I think...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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