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Boston Bruins close out historic regular season; await Red Wings in first round

Chad Johnson was on a mission.  Kind of.Between the pipes for the Boston Bruins' final regular season game on Sunday afternoon, if Johnson could hold the New Jersey Devils scoreless, he would force a tie for the Jennings Trophy, awarded to the goaltender - or tandem of goaltenders on the same team - who allow the least number of goals in the National Hockey League season.Boston...
Via Little Blog of Hate
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins close out regular season with 3-2 loss to New Jersey; on to the playoffs!

The Boston Bruins closed out the regular season with a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils.Loui Eriksson (10) and Brad Marchand (25) scored the two powerplay goals for the Bruins in the contest. Backup goalie Chad Johnson made 28 saves in the losing effort.The Bruins lose 3-2 to the Devils in the regular-season finale (AP photo)The Devils' Marek Zidlicky scored twice and Travis...
Via BruinsLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick’s sole winner of Jennings Trophy

New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored on Bruins goaltender Chad Johnson at 7:12 of the first period in this afternoon’s game, breaking the tie between Boston and the Los Angeles Kings for the fewest goals allowed. Given that Los Angeles has played in its last game, that means that goaltender Jonathan Quick is the sole winner of the Jennings Trophy in 2013-14. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Reilly Smith Or Chad Johnson?

NESN.com 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: Smith reaches 20-goal mark Play 2: Johnson keeps Jets...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins - Jets highlights (video)

The Bruins dropped their third straight game on the road last night with their 2-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre.Brad Marchand scored the lone goal for the Bruins in the first period, his 24th of the year.The game turned out to be quite the goalie dual, as both backups Chad Johnson and former Bruins prospect Matt Hutchinson 70 total shots and only surrendered two goals...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins closing in on President's Cup despite shootout loss to Jets

Boston Bruins' goalie Chad Johnson was spectacular between the pipes on Thursday night against the Winnipeg Jets.Winnipeg netminder Michael Hutchinson was better - which is insane.Hutchinson made save after miraculous save after yielding a goal on a terrific effort by Brad Marchand on an even more terrific bounce pass from Reilly Smith, stopping 33 shots and keeping the Jets...
Via Little Blog of Hate
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins' Shootout Woes Continue in 2-1 Loss to Winnipeg

Luckily for the Boston Bruins, their recent shootout woes won't affect them in the playoffs.  Their tendency to give up goals late in the third period to lead to these shootouts might affect them starting next week. Evander Kane scored the tying goal with 1:57 left in the third period, and former Bruins draft pick goalie Michael Hutchinson stopped all three shots in the shootout...
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson’s Play Lone Bright Spot In Another Bruins’ Shootout Loss

The best news from the Boston Bruins’ shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night was that no one got hurt. After that, however, there were few positives to choose from in a somewhat lethargic showing in the Great White North. It’s understandable that the Bruins may not be 100 percent emotionally invested in the final week of the season. They have little to play for...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

B's surrender a late goal (again), lose in a shootout (again) to the Jets, 2-1

For a team that's been so solid this entire season, the last few weeks have been somewhat of a letdown.The Bruins lost 2-1 to the Winnipeg Jets, as they surrendered yet another late goal and eventually lost in a shootout. The pattern follows exactly as it did in their last game played vs the Wild on Tuesday night.Bryan Little beats Chad Johnson for the only goal in the shootout...
Via BruinsLife
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Chad Johnson ‘Was The Best Player On The Ice For Us’ (Video)

The Boston Bruins wouldn’t have left Winnipeg with a point from Thursday night’s game if backup goaltender Chad Johnson didn’t give his team a stellar performance. Johnson was tested all night, especially in the third period when the Jets dominated the Bruins from a possession standpoint, and made 36 saves on 37 shots on goal. Check out the video above to watch Claude Julien’s...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Chad Johnson Shuts Out Jets In First Period (Video)

Boston Bruins backup goaltender Chad Johnson hasn’t lost in regulation in 2014, and it was easy to see why during the first period of Thursday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. Johnson made 12 saves in the first 20 minutes and played with great poise in the net. His stellar goaltending allowed Boston to take a 1-0 lead into the second period. Check out some highlights...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Chad Johnson To Start In Net Against Jets (Video)

Chad Johnson will start in net for the Boston Bruins on Thursday night as they take on the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre. Johnson has been one of the best backup goaltenders in the NHL this season with a 17-3-2 record (4-0-1 in his last five games) and a .923 save percentage. Check out the video above to watch Bruins head coach Claude Julien speak to reporters before Thursday’s...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Boston Bruins should approach the season’s final week

There are three main reasons that the Bruins lost in the Stanley Cup Finals last season. First and foremost, the Chicago Blackhawks were the better teams. President’s Trophy winners in the regular season, the Blackhawks did not face many challenges along the way until their second round series, and even then, didn’t truly struggle until they met Boston in the final. Boston wasn’t...
Via Boston's Bettah
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Win Today’s Bruins 7th Player Award? ☆

It’s that time of year again! Time for when we get to see how close Bruins fans have been paying attention to the season when voting for the NESN/Boston Bruins 7th Player Award. For those who need a refresher, the 7th Player Award is supposed to go to the Bruins player who went above and beyond expectations. So who’ll get the award and car this year? Here are our finalists. ...
Via Days of Y'Orr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Flyers: 7th player award day

The Bruins are back in Boston to play some matinee hockey against the Philadelphia Flyers. Today the Bruins are also giving out the 7th player award. Some hopefuls are Carl Soderberg, Reilly Smith, Chad Johnson, Torey Krug, and Kevan Miller.But back to the game, and to the Flyers, who are still holding on to a playoff spot. Every win is important for teams like the Flyers this late...
Via BruinsLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Maple Leafs highlights (video)

Don't look now, but the Bruins are currently mired in a two-game losing streak! Holy!A back-to-back versus two teams gunning for their playoff lives have given the B's a bit of trouble these last couple of days. The Red Wings stormed back in the third period to snatch the two point away from Boston, and last night the Maple Leafs, although they did everything they could to...
Via BruinsLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs Capitalize On Bruins Mistake To Take Lead After First Period (Video)

The Boston Bruins gave up another late-period goal in Thursday night’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs when Tyler Bozak gave his team a 2-1 lead going into the first intermission. Boston was unable to clear the zone and a few poor decisions with the puck resulted in Phil Kessel getting possession at the goal line and firing a shot at Bozak. The puck went off of Bozak and past...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Iginla nets two as Bruins clinch Atlantic

The Boston Bruins have the most goals scored of any team in the third period by a wide margin, but even more impressive is that they have allowed fewer goals in that final frame than any other.Bruins' goalie Chad Johnson makes one of his 33 stopsWhat does this mean?  Standing alone it could indicate many things, but when coupled with the fact that the Bruins allow the least...
Via BruinsLife
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Maddie Santosuosso Practices With Bruins. Goalie Controversy Ahead?

  This morning, the Boston Bruins welcomed 9-year-old netminder Maddie Santosuosso  to practice. Listen, great goaltending doesn't know age... unless you're Martin Brodeur. But according to the Boston Globe, Maddie practiced with the team for about fifteen minutes. And according to ESPN, she was stopping Mr. Perfect himself. Maddie makes save of the year...
Via Days of Y'Orr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins clinch playoff spot with win over Avalanche

The Bruins became the first team in the NHL to clinch a playoff spot, as Chad Johnson picked up a hard-earned shutout with a 2-0 victory over the Avalanche. The win was Boston’s 11th straight, while it was the team’s seventh straight playoff berth. The win streak is Boston’s third-longest, as the B’s are three away from the 14 in a row they won in 1929-30. Tying that will...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hi, I'm Chad Johnson And This is My Shutout. BRUINS WIN!

Eleven wins in a row. First team in the league to clinch a playoff spot. Chad Johnson's fifth win in a row personally. Bruins just completely in the zone. Boners and lady boners EVERYWHERE thinking about the Bruins these days.  It was nice to see the Avs test the Bruins as much as they did. The Bruins needed that. Colorado was all over them for most of the first two periods...
Via Days of Y'Orr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Anderson: Bruins clinch playoff berth

Lord Stanley’s two-month long dance? Well, the Boston Bruins are officially in it. Behind goals from Patrice Bergeron, Carl Soderberg, and 31 stops from Chad Johnson (his second shutout this season), the Black-and-Gold became the first team in the league to punch their ticket to the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs with Friday night’s 2-0 road victory over the Colorado Avalanche...
Via HockeyBuzz
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Julien Deserves Jack Adams Award Consideration As Bruins Keep Rolling

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien surprised some on Friday night when he tabbed backup goaltender Chad Johnson as his starting goaltender. Johnson would be making back-to-back starts and this one would come against one of the league’s best team, the Colorado Avalanche. It was a bit of a head-scratcher. Fast forward to late Friday night. Johnson stopped all 31 shots he faced...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson Leads Boston Bruins to 11th Straight Win, Playoff Berth

During their 10-game winning streak, the Boston Bruins have had many different players leading them to victory.  On Friday night, Chad Johnson added his name to that ever-growing list. Johnson had 31 saves against a potent Colorado Avalanche offense, as the Bruins became the first team to shut out the Avalanche in nearly an entire calendar year with a 2-0 win in Colorado.  The...
Via CLNS Radio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson Earns Shutout As Bruins Extend Win Streak To 11 (Video)

Chad Johnson became the first goaltender to shut out the Colorado Avalanche this season when he made 31 saves for the Boston Bruins in a 2-0 victory Friday night. The victory also clinched the Bruins’ seventh straight playoff berth and put them in a tie with the St. Louis Blues for the best record in the NHL with 101 points. Check out the video above to watch Johnson’s postgame...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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