Chris Kelly: Bruins’ Win Over Hurricanes ‘Step In Right Direction’ (Video)

The Boston Bruins held off the Carolina Hurricanes to secure a 2-1 win on Saturday. Goaltender Tuukka Rask had 34 saves and earned first star honors in the victory. He also received praise from teammate and assistant captain Chris Kelly. “Tuukka by far was our best player,” Kelly told NESN’s Guerin Austin after the game. “He made some unbelievable saves and was there when...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Expected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Leafs

The Boston Bruins have an opportunity to extend their win streak to a season-high six games Wednesday night when they play the Toronto Maple Leafs. It’s the final regular-season matchup between these rivals at the Air Canada Centre. Boston won the previous meeting 4-1 on Oct. 25 and owns a 6-2-1 record against Toronto since the start of the 2012-13 season. The Bruins haven’t...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly: Bruins’ Supporting Cast Has Had ‘Seamless Transition’ (Video)

With Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug and Kevan Miller all out with injuries, the Boston Bruins need role players to step up and fill the void. Fortunately for the B’s, they have. The Bruins’ supporting cast was active once again Monday night as Reilly Smith, Seth Griffith and Carl Soderberg all scored goals in a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. In fact, Soderberg — a third line...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Devils

BOSTON — The Bruins will need to mix up their lines a little bit with first-line center David Krejci not able to play Monday night against the New Jersey Devils. Chris Kelly should go back to the top line alongside wingers Milan Lucic and Seth Griffith, while Matt Fraser probably will skate in Kelly’s spot on the third line with Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson. Torey Krug also...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Krejci Absent From Bruins Practice; David Warsofsky ‘Out For A While’

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Bruins practiced without their top two centers Friday at Ristuccia Arena. David Krejci did not take part in any drills. He returned to the linuep Thursday night in a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers after missing the previous two games with an undisclosed injury. The Bruins don’t play again until Monday night, so Krejci might get a few days of rest...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Morning Skate Notes: Oilers Seeking First Win In Boston Since 1996

BOSTON — The Bruins held an optional skate Thursday morning ahead of their game against the Edmonton Oilers scheduled for 7 p.m. Center David Krejci (undisclosed injury), as well as defensemen Kevan Miller (dislocated right shoulder) and Torey Krug (broken finger) all skated. Bruins head coach Claude Julien said there’s a “chance” Krejci could return to the lineup if he participates...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Seventeen Boston Bruins Growing Mustaches To Celebrate ‘Movember’

The mustaches are back. The calendar has hit November, which means it’s time for “Movember,” as men across the country will grow mustaches to raise awareness for men’s health issues. The Boston Bruins are once again participating, as 17 members of the Black and Gold will grow a little extra lip foliage. Bruins center Patrice Bergeron will captain the Bruins’ Movember team...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Panthers

BOSTON — The Bruins are aiming for their first three-game win streak of the season when they host the Florida Panthers at TD Garden on Tuesday night. The B’s are just 2-4-0 after victories this campaign. This is the first meeting of the season between these Atlantic Division foes, and it’s the second of a four-game homestand for the Bruins. Bruins center David Krejci (undisclosed...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ David Krejci ‘Day-To-Day’ After Missing Monday’s Practice

BOSTON — Bruins forward David Krejci missed practice Monday at TD Garden and is considered “day-to-day” according to head coach Claude Julien. Julien wouldn’t comment on what kind of injury Krejci is dealing with. The first-line center missed practice Friday and was a late scratch before Saturday night’s 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. Krejci missed the first three games...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

For the Love of Buddha…Bruins Win!

In what can only be described as a bizarre month for Boston, the B’s limped into Saturday’s matchup against the Senators with a not-so-sparkling 6-6 record.  Zdeno Chara…out.  Torey Krug…out.  David Krejci – he of his own early season injury issues – was a last minute scratch and ‘replaced’ by Chris Kelly on the top line.  After struggling for an OT win against...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: David Krejci Misses Practice Friday, Will Play Vs. Senators

WILMINGTON, Mass. — David Krejci was absent from Friday’s Bruins practice at Ristuccia Arena, but B’s head coach Claude Julien said that his first-line center will play Saturday night when Boston hosts the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden. Chris Kelly skated in Krejci’s normal spot alongside wingers Milan Lucic and Seth Griffith. Krejci was seen in the locker room after practice...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly One Of Boston Bruins’ Best Players Through First 10 Games

BOSTON — Chris Kelly received a lot of criticism in the offseason as a guy who couldn’t stay healthy and whose salary cap hit of $3 million was a burden to a Bruins team that was over the cap ceiling for parts of the summer. Kelly has silenced his critics through the first 10 games of the 2014-15 campaign and is playing an important role at both ends of the ice. “I want to...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Offensive Output A Concern After Shutout Loss To Capitals

BOSTON — The Bruins were the third-highest scoring team in the NHL last season, but that seems like a distant memory through the first three games of the 2014-15 campaign. The B’s (1-2-0) lost 4-0 to the Washington Capitals (1-0-1) on Saturday night at TD Garden, keeping their scoring total on the season to just three goals. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby stopped all 29 shots...
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Penalty Kill Key Part Of Opening Night Win Over Flyers

BOSTON — Penalty killing has been one of the biggest strengths of the Bruins over the last two seasons, and it played a key role in the team’s 2-1 season-opening win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. The Bruins were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and limited the Flyers to just six shots on goal in six minutes of short-handed ice time. “We had some penalty killers...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly Nets ‘Right Place, Right Time’ Game-Winner For Bruins (Video)

BOSTON — Chris Kelly’s first goal of the 2014-15 season could not have come at a better time. The Bruins forward smacked a loose puck past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason with less than two minutes remaining in the third period Monday night, providing the game-winner in the Bruins’ 2-1 win on opening night at TD Garden. “It was obviously right place, right time...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly scores late goal, Bruins edge Flyers in opener

For most of the night, Steve Mason was the Flyers best player on the ice. But a bounce for the Bruins went against Mason late and that provided the difference in the season opener. The Flyers scored early in the third period to even the score. But as the momentum shifted the Bruins way, Chris Kelly scored with under two minutes to play on a rebound to give the Bruins a 2-1 win over...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins open with win over Flyers on Kelly goal late in third

  Chris Kelly scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:51 left in the third period, and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in their season opener Wednesday night. Reilly Smith also scored for Boston, which finished with the best record in the NHL last season but couldn't get past the second round of the playoffs. Sean...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Boston Bruins Preview: Projected Stats, Expectations For Every Player

The Boston Bruins open training camp Thursday to prepare for their regular-season opener on Oct. 8 against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden. Despite winning the Presidents’ Trophy with the league’s best record last season and not making many roster moves over the summer, the B’s still have plenty of questions surrounding their NHL-level squad. A few veterans, including...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Player Previews: Expected Role, Projected Stats For Chris Kelly

The 2013-14 campaign was a frustrating one for Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly, who missed 25 regular-season games and the entire Stanley Cup playoffs because of injuries. Kelly will enter training camp Thursday fully healthy and should play a valuable bottom-six role for the Bruins in 2014-15. Check out our season preview for Kelly below. will be previewing every NHL-level...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg, Chris Kelly Among Returning Players To Watch (Video)

The 2013-2014 season ended a bit too early for the Boston Bruins, who were bounced from the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs by the Montreal Canadiens. For several Bruins players, though, the season ended even earlier. Defensemen Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid and forward Chris Kelly were among the players sidelined for a significant period of time last season...
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid, Chris Kelly Both Expect To Be Ready For Start Of Training Camp

A pair of Boston Bruins are on the road to recovery. After seeing their 2013-14 seasons cut short and missing the entirety of the playoffs, Adam McQuaid and Chris Kelly are both on the mend as they participated in the Bruins’ informal practice for the second straight day at Ristuccia Arena. McQuaid, who was hampered by a quad injury last season that limited him to just 30 games...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly Focused On Health: Trade Rumors ‘Out Of My Control’

Chris Kelly might not be playing his usual position when the 2014-15 NHL season opens next month. He might not even be playing for the Boston Bruins. His guess is as good as anyone’s. “I’m sure you guys will let me know,” Kelly joked to reporters after Wednesday’s informal practice, via “I’ve played every position before, so I’ll play wherever I’m needed...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, Challenges Krug, Kelly (Video)

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand got chilly for a good cause Sunday afternoon. Marchand participated in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising craze that is sweeping the Internet to raise awareness for various causes, after being challenged by teammate Gregory Campbell. Campbell and the Bruins are doing their part to raise awareness for ALS as the B’s center was challenged...
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter and Chris: A Love Story

In high school, I had a copy of Clerks on VHS. I loved that ******* movie. I watched it pretty much every night before I fell asleep. Subconsciously, I think it might be why I love Patrice Bergeron so much. The point is, as technology kept advancing, I was still clutching onto this outdated format, going so far as to buying a new VCR just so I could keep watching a movie that in...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic (wrist), Chris Kelly (back) undergo successful surgery

General Manger Peter Chiarelli announced that forwards Milan Lucic and Chris Kelly had surgery a few days back to mend their respective injuries sustained late in the season.Kelly and Lucic went under the knife to repair their injuries (via had surgery done on his left wrist to repair an injury he sustained in Game 7 vs the Montreal Canadiens back on May 14...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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