Bruins Beat Panthers 3-2, Strengthen Position In Playoff Race

BOSTON — The Bruins earned a thrilling comeback win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night with a stellar third period. Boston entered the final 20 minutes of regulation trailing 2-1, but two goals from Ryan Spooner line propelled Boston to a 3-2 victory and increased its chances of reaching the playoffs to 82.8 percent (a 10.2 percent increase), per Sports Club Stats. The...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson’s Nifty Backhand Goal Gives Bruins Lead Vs. Panthers (Video)

There’s a saying that patience is virtue, and Loui Eriksson took that to heart Tuesday night. The Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers were locked in a scoreless tie near the end of the first period at TD Garden when matching penalties led to 4-on-4 action. That’s when Carl Soderberg found linemate Loui Eriksson open near the left side of the net. Rather than shoot right away,...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Power Play Developing Consistency During Six-Game Losing Skid

BOSTON — In a season of frustrating losses for the Bruins, Thursday’s 3-2 overtime defeat to the Anaheim Ducks at TD Garden was one of the toughest to swallow. The Bruins aren’t in a position in the playoff race to be content with moral victories, but the recent performance of the power play — a unit that has been inconsistent and often ineffective after dominating last...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Senators Preview: Crucial Playoff Race Points At Stake In Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators are closing in on the Boston Bruins for the final wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Ottawa is just four points back with a game in hand on Boston, and these teams will meet at the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday night for their final regular-season meeting. A victory for the Bruins would give them a six-point cushion with only 11 games remaining...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Sabres Notes: Lack Of Finish To Blame For Boston’s Shootout Loss

BOSTON — The Bruins’ main problem this season, aside from injuries to several key players, has been a lack of finish in the attacking zone. It was again an issue in Tuesday night’s 2-1 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. The Bruins tallied a season-high 95 shot attempts and tied a season-high with 45 shots on goal. Despite their abundance of shots and plethora...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Anders Lindback Makes 44 Saves In Sabres’ 2-1 Shootout Win Over Bruins

BOSTON — The Buffalo Sabres avoided a sweep of their season series with the Bruins after winning 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night at TD Garden. The Bruins dominated puck possession, spent the majority of play in the attacking zone and tallied 95 shot attempts through regulation and overtime. A lack finish, which has haunted the Bruins throughout the season, was among the main reason’s...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins fall to Sabres 2-1 in a shootout

Johan Larsson assisted on the Sabres' game tying goal early in the third periodThe Bruins and Sabres took to the Garden ice on Saint Patrick's Day after both teams were defeated by the Washington Caps on back to back nights on Sunday and Monday. Buffalo was playing for two things: pride and Connor Mcdavid (the projected #1 overall draft pick this summer). The Bruins on the other...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bruins Could Prove to be a Dangerous Wild Card Team

Loui Eriksson #21 of the Boston Bruins moves the puck up ice during the second period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on March 14, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Mandatory Credit: Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images) Whether the Boston Bruins are on a winning streak or losing streak, few teams if any look forward to matching up against them due to the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Brickley: Ryan Spooner, Loui Eriksson Stepping Up For Bruins (Video)

One of them is a young gun hoping to earn a permanent spot on the Boston Bruins’ roster. The other is a proven veteran hoping to prove his worth in his second year with the club. Ryan Spooner and Loui Eriksson are at different stages in their careers, but both have stepped up their game during the Bruins’ recent win streak. Spooner tallied two goals in a 3-1 win over the Ottawa...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Loui Eriksson scores sensational goal

Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson showed off his offensive skill to score a beautiful 4-on-4 goal during the second period of Tuesday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators. Eriksson made a great move to skate past Senators defenseman Cody Ceci and then dangled goaltender Craig Anderson to double Boston’s lead to 2-0. Eriksson has now scored 17 goals and ranks...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Excellent Special Teams Propel Bruins To Win Over Red Wings

BOSTON — The Bruins have been inconsistent on special teams this campaign, but the recent improvement from the power play and penalty killing units is an encouraging sign as the regular season winds down. The Bruins entered Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers in a 1-for-14 slump on the power play. They scored twice with the man advantage against the Flyers and duplicated...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins begin a back-to-back set at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon with a matchup against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers are four points in back of the Bruins for the last wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with two more games played than the Original Six club. It goes without saying that Saturday is as close to a must-win as it gets for the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Goalie Karri Ramo Denies Daniel Paille’s One-Time Attempt (Video)

Daniel Paille was on a hot streak entering Thursday night, having scored two goals in his last three games. Karri Ramo made sure that trend didn’t continue. Paille’s Boston Bruins already led the Calgary Flames 1-0 in the first period when Loui Eriksson found Paille for a short-range one-timer that seemed earmarked for the net. Yet Ramo had other plans...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Devils Notes: Boston Controls Puck Possession In 3-2 OT Win

The Boston Bruins are one of the NHL’s better puck possession teams, and that was evident in Friday night’s 3-2 overtime win against the New Jersey Devils. The B’s controlled 54.46 percent of shot attempts in all situations and 56.38 percent of even-strength shot attempts. Here’s a look at the score-adjusted Corsi (all shot attempts) chart from Friday’s game. Boston has...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Must Build On Recent Power-Play Success To Improve Playoff Position

The Boston Bruins dominated on the power play last season and finished with the third-highest success rate of any NHL team. Duplicating that success in 2014-15 was going to be a challenge without 30-goal scorer Jarome Iginla and assistant coach Geoff Ward, but the B’s haven’t been able to score on the power play with any consistency this campaign. Boston ranked in the bottom...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Tips In Shot To Put Bruins On Board Vs. Oilers (Video)

The Boston Bruins have been struggling mightily on the power play this season, but they managed to get a goal with the man advantage against the Edmonton Oilers. The B’s were down by a pair in the first period Wednesday when former Bruin Andrew Ference headed to the box for tripping Brad Marchand with two minutes to go in the frame. Boston immediately...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins Listening on Seidenberg and Eriksson

The NHL Trade Deadline is in two weeks and the Bruins pot has been officially stirred. According to Nick Kypresos of Rogers Sportsnet in Canada, the Bruins are willing to trade Dennis Seidenberg and Loui Eriksson.
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Power Play Finds Success With Spacing, Structure Vs. Islanders (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ second power-play unit arguably has evolved into the No. 1 grouping. The combination of Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Carl Soderberg, Dougie Hamilton and Reilly Smith has been strong for much of the season, and they proved Saturday night how dangerous they can be. The B’s second unit found the back of the net on a shot from Bergeron...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Eriksson scores winner in 3rd as Bruins earn win over Islanders

  Loui Eriksson scored the go-ahead goal with 7:34 left in the third period and Tuukka Rask stopped 39 shots to lift the surging Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders Saturday night for their ninth win in 12 games. Patrice Bergeron added a first-period, power-play goal for the Bruins, who have collected points in 14 of their last 16 games (10-2-4). John Tavares...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson’s Third-Period Goal Gives Bruins 2-1 Win Over Islanders

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins began a difficult weekend back-to-back with a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. Loui Eriksson’s third period goal was the difference for Boston. The Bruins will be back at TD Garden on Sunday night for their final regular-season meeting with the rival Montreal Canadiens. Here are three quick takeaways from Bruins-Islanders. 1....
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Rangers Notes: Patrice Bergeron Increases Team Scoring Lead

Patrice Bergeron scored his 13th goal of the season Wednesday night in a 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. The Boston Bruins center was able to perfectly redirect an awesome saucer pass from Loui Eriksson and beat Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot. The goal was similar to the one Bergeron scored in double overtime of Game 3 in the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins’ Comeback Bid Falls Short In 3-2 Loss To New York Rangers

The Boston Bruins weren’t able to mount a third-period comeback in Wednesday night’s game against the New York Rangers and lost 3-2. Boston took a 2-1 lead into the first intermission, but New York scored two unanswered goals in the final 40 minutes to even the season series 1-1. The Bruins will head back to Boston to prepare for a tough weekend back-to-back against the New York...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Practice Report: Loui Eriksson Returns, Milan Lucic Misses With Flu

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson returned to practice Tuesday after missing Monday’s session. He left Saturday night’s 3-1 win over the Kings after a hard hit along the boards by L.A. defenseman Robyn Regehr late in the third period. Given his struggles with two concussions last season, there was a bit of concern involving Eriksson, but he said his condition...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Kings Notes: Loui Eriksson Exits Game In Third Period, Status Unknown

BOSTON — Bruins forward Loui Eriksson left Saturday night’s game at TD Garden late in the third period after taking a hit along the boards by Los Angeles Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr. Eriksson did not return to the game and Bruins head coach Claude Julien didn’t have an update on the veteran forward’s status. “I don’t know, it just happened at the end and I just came...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Loui Eriksson Scores After Beautiful Set Up By Linemates (GIF)

Boston Bruins winger Loui Eriksson scored against his former Dallas Stars teammates Tuesday night after a fantastic sequence of passes. It started with Chris Kelly picking up the puck in the neutral zone and finding Carl Soderberg with a precise pass through traffic. The Swedish center made a spin-around pass to Eriksson, who shot the puck into an open net to tie the score 1-1...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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