Bruins’ Game 1 Loss To Red Wings Filled With Bright Spots (Video)

The Boston Bruins dropped Game 1 of their playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings 1-0, but despite the outcome, the tight game was actually filled with plenty of positives for the Black and Gold. With Matt Bartkowski, Kevan Miller, Daniel Paille and Chris Kelly all sidelined for the first game with injuries, Jordan Caron, Corey Potter Andrej Meszaros and Justin Florek filled...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins on Paper: Projected lineups and injury report vs Detroit Red Wings

The Boston Bruins are a bit banged up heading into their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings - more banged up than the Wings, in fact - which after battling the injury bug all season long, would be a welcome change for coach Mike Babcock's charges.Forwards Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and defenseman Matt Bartkowski appear to still be on the shelf...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Battling the flu and injuries, four B's absent from Wed. practice

With the Bruins having dealt with the flu going around the locker room the past 24 hours, the focus has shifted back to the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena as the Bruins gear up for Game 1 at the Garden Friday night versus the Red Wings.On Tuesday, the Bruins were without Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Kevan Miller, Matt Bartkowski and Andrej Meszaros for practice, who were all...
Via BruinsLife
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Multiple Bruins dealing with fly; no update on Daniel Paille

Multiple Bruins are dealing with the flu, Bruins coach Claude Julien said after Tuesday’s practice. Missing from the practice were Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Matt Bartkowski, Andrej Meszaros and Kevan Miller. Julien would not specify which Bruins have the flu and which were battling other ailments, but Kelly, Paille, Bergeron and Miller all missed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins D-man spot up for grabs before postseason

With seven games remaining, the only real lineup spot up for playoff grabs with the Boston Bruins is one of the six places on the B’s defenseman corps. When the Bruins dealt for Andrej Meszaros at the beginning of March, they brought on board a veteran seventh defenseman to compete for one of the top six spots along with Zdeno Chara, Johnny Boychuk and the four young blueliners...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Take The Shootout; Beat Flyers 4-3

Image Courtesy Amy Irvin - Reilly Smith scored the game-winning goal in a shoot out to give Boston a 4-3 victory Sunday afternoon in South Philadelphia. Andrej Meszaros, Zdeno Chara, and Patrice Bergeron scored for Boston. Tuukka Rask stopped 49 of 52 shots. Boston has now won 15 of their last 16 games.   Vincent Lecavalier scored twice for the Flyers, including...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Bruins Make Torey Krug Healthy Scratch Against Flyers

The shuffling on the Boston Bruins blue line will continue on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia where rookie defenseman Torey Krug will be a healthy scratch against the Flyers. Krug has been in and out of the lineup as of late, and he’ll take a seat in the press box again on Sunday as Andrej Meszaros will be back in the lineup. For Meszaros, it will be his first game against his...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pominville Scores Broken Stick Goal Before 3rd Period

Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville was breaking into the zone and fired this slapshot when his stick broke at the same time. Boston Bruins defenseman Andrej Meszaros tried to stop Pominville and when he threw out his stick, it connected with Pominville’s and broke his. Not something you see every day, but this is the equivalent to a broken bat home run. [@PeteBlackburn] The...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Out; Andrej Meszaros In For Bruins Against Wild

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk appeared to avoid a major scare Saturday afternoon against the Carolina Hurricanes. He did not come away unscathed, though. Boychuk insisted that he was OK after crashing feet-first into the boards and then blocking a shot in the Bruins’ win over Carolina, but those plays eventually caught up to him. The Boston blueliner was ruled out...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Carl Soderberg, Andrej Meszaros Or Zdeno Chara? 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 at 10 a.m. ET and conclude Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week and enter to win a $100 gift certificate to the Pro Shop at TD Garden. Play 1: Soderberg beats Ben Bishop Play 2: Meszaros’ Bruins...
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Jordan Caron, Andrej Meszaros In Bruins Lineup Against Habs

The Boston Bruins have featured a handful of different lineups as the season has gone on, and they’ll debut yet another installment Wednesday night against the Montreal Canadiens. As has been the case at times this season, the B’s are dealing with an injury issue. Forward Daniel Paille is out Wednesday and Thursday with a concussion, although he could return in time for Saturday’s...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers get caught with 11 skaters on the ice

At many times in an NHL game, teams will end up with more than five skaters on the ice during a shift change. Sometimes the referees lose track of how many guys are on the ice and teams have a chance to correct their mistake before getting a minor penalty for too many men on the ice. The Florida Panthers, however, had no such hope last night. At the 9:22 mark of their matchup Sunday...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Time Change Announced For Bruins-Flyers Game On March 30

The Sunday, March 30, matchup between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers has been moved from evening to early afternoon. Puck drop for the game, which was originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m., has been shifted to 12:30 p.m., as NBC has selected it as its NHL “Game of the Week.” Flyers vs. Bruins on March 30th has been moved to 12:30pm.— Flyers Cust...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrej Meszaros Displays Powerful Shot In First Period Of Bruins Debut (Video)

Andrej Meszaros made his Boston Bruins debut on Sunday night against the Florida Panthers, and he looked quite comfortable on the B’s blue line. The veteran defenseman played 7:24 in the first period, which was the second-most ice time on the team. He displayed his powerful shot and playmaking skill several times while in the attacking zone, and also looked good on the power play...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrej Meszaros To Make Bruins Debut Against Panthers (Video)

Andrej Meszaros will make his Boston Bruins debut on Sunday night against the Florida Panthers. The veteran defenseman was acquired at Wednesday’s trade deadline from the Philadelphia Flyers and will replace young blueliner Dougie Hamilton, who will be a healthy scratch. Meszaros is likely to play alongside Slovakian teammate Zdeno Chara on the Bruins’ first pairing. Check out...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

How Bruins’ would-be deal with Canucks fizzled

Before Thursday’s game against Washington, general manager Peter Chiarelli disclosed on NESN that Philadelphia was assuming half of Andrej Meszaros’s $4 million annual cap hit. That’s because the Bruins, prior to Wednesday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, believed they needed the space for another acquisition. President Cam Neely told 98.5 The Sports Hub the Bruins had a deal in...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Net March 7, 2014: Trade deadline fallout, Flyers face Leafs Saturday night

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  Flyers grab MacDonald, sent Mez to Boston Andy MacDonald impressed in his debut, while Andrej Meszaros was shipped off to Boston for a draft pick: [The Hockey Writers-Kyle Phillippi] [The 700 Level-Andrew Kulp] [Broad Street Hockey-Travis Hughes] [Philly...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Trade Deadline recap; are the Flyers better?

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Len Redkoles / Getty Images Well the deadline has come and gone, and Flyers GM...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli Talks Trade Deadline, New Additions (Video)

The Boston Bruins were active at the NHL trade deadline and acquired two defensemen in Andrej Meszaros and Corey Potter to increase the team’s depth on the blue line. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli joined NESN’s “Bruins Face-off Live” before Thursday night’s game against the Washington Capitals at TD Garden to talk about the team’s trade deadline activity and...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

B’s Beat: What Andrej Meszaros And Corey Potter Bring To Boston

Hopefully by now all the crybabies are done whining over who the Bruins acquired on trade deadline day. In all seriousness, did you honestly expect the Bruins to land Thomas Vanek or Marian Gaborik? Could the B’s have done more to land a defenseman? Yes, but does anyone really consider Andrew MacDonald to be the guy? I don’t, in fact he wouldn’t be more than a bottom pairing...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Additions Of Andrej Meszaros, Corey Potter Bolster Bruins’ Defensive Depth (Video)

The Boston Bruins strengthened their depth on the blue line at the NHL trade deadline by acquiring defensemen Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers and Corey Potter off of waivers. The B’s depth has been tested throughout the season with so many defensemen having battled injuries. This has forced the team to call up several young players from the Providence Bruins. The acquisitions...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Julien Taking Wait And See Approach With Andrej Meszaros, Defensive Rotation

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien saw his club add to its blue line prior to Wednesday’s trade deadline. He just doesn’t know exactly what his plan is now moving forward. Things have to play out for Julien and the B’s after Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli acquired defenseman Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers and claimed defenseman Corey Potter off waivers...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Capitals: no Meszaros tonight

The Bruins are at home tonight to play the Washington Capitals who made some big moves at the deadline. The Capitals acquired goalie Jaroslav Halak from the Sabres and Dustin Penner from the Ducks. The Bruins acquired Andrej Meszaros who wont be making his Bruins debut tonight. The Capitals are coming off of a 6-4 loss to the Flyers in a scrum of a game. Holtby was pulled after four...
Via BruinsLife
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Talking Boston Bruins fans off the edge post deadline

According to Boston Bruins twitter, yesterday’s trade deadline was an absolute failure by the Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins. Most fans thought that the Bruins’ should pursue top pairing defense-man and forward depth for their hockey team that was totally struggling in the Eastern Conference playoff race. This is all despite the fact that there were not any top-pairing...
Via Boston's Bettah
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yesterday’s Pass Or Fail Teams

from Scott Burnside of ESPN, TEAMS THAT DIDN'T GET THERE Boston Bruins Actually moved the Bruins up and down on this list a couple of times but ultimately settled with a "didn't quite get there" ranking. The top team in the Atlantic Division didn't get the guy it wanted in Andrew MacDonald, who went to Philadelphia on Tuesday. So GM Peter Chiarelli...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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