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Bruins’ Third-Line Chemistry Helps Boston To Victory Over Sabres (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ third line, which includes Chris Kelly, Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson, was a bright spot in the Bruins’ 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. During a second-period play that clearly demonstrated the third-liners’ chemistry, Soderberg scored after being set up perfectly in front of the net by Eriksson. Check out how the play unfolded in the video...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: Defensive Breakdowns Prove Costly In 6-4 Loss To Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Boston Bruins suffered their fourth loss in five games Thursday night in a 6-4 defeat to the rival Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The B’s are off to their worst start since 2011-12, when they began their Stanley Cup title defense 3-7-0 before finishing the campaign with 102 points and an Atlantic Division title. The main issue in Thursday’s lost, and...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens surge past Bruins in home opener 6-4

MONTREAL (AP) Brendan Gallagher and P.A. Parenteau each had two goals and the Montreal Canadiens won their home opener, 6-4 over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Max Pacioretty had a goal and two assists, while Jiri Sekac got his first NHL goal for Montreal. Zdeno Chara, Carl Soderberg, Loui Eriksson and Simon Gagne, with his first as a Bruin, scored for Boston. The Bruins led...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Soderberg-Loui Eriksson Duo A Bright Spot In Bruins’ Loss To Avalanche

BOSTON — Not much has gone right offensively for the Bruins through four games of the 2014-15 season. The team has scored just four goals and only six players have tallied a point — Adam McQuaid is the only defenseman on the scoresheet. “Well, there’s no doubt we need better finish. But we just played a team on the other side that’s got a ton of it and they’ve scored...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Scores First Goal Of Season, Ties Game Against Avs (Video)

Loui Eriksson scored his first goal of the 2014-15 season Monday afternoon against the Colorado Avalance, and tied the game 1-1 in the process. The Boston Bruins went back to the power play after Colorado took a penalty for having too many men on the ice during the second period — their second such offense of the game. The B’s took full advantage of the opportunity as Patrice...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Third Lines Among Focal Points In Bruins-Capitals Showdown (Video)

When you think of the Washington Capitals, one player usually comes to mind — Alexander Ovechkin. The superstar undoubtedly will be the main focus for the Boston Bruins as they welcome the Capitals to town Saturday night, but he’s not the only player who should be accounted for. In his breakdown of the game’s “focal points,” NESN’s Billy Jaffe identifies the matchup between Washington...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Life staff predictions for the 2014-15 Boston Bruins

Patrice Bergeron is the near consensus MVP pick for the Bruins this season. Photo: Joe Makarski Our writing team makes predictions on the Bruins this year. We talk about team MVP, dark horses, bounce-back players, breakout candidates and who may disappoint. We also tell you where we think the Bruins will finish in the Atlantic division:Jesse TarltonMVP: Tough to bet against Bergeron...
Via BruinsLife
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Islanders Notes: Top-Line Chemistry Still Work In Progress

BOSTON — Chemistry in the NHL normally isn’t developed in only a couple of games, and we’re seeing that with the Bruins’ top line. Milan Lucic, David Krejci and Loui Eriksson skated as a line for the first time in the preseason during Tuesday night’s 5-3 loss to the New York Islanders, and it was clear that more game time is needed for this trio to start clicking. “Hopefully...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Player Preview: Loui Eriksson’s Expected Role, Projected Season Stats

Editor’s note: NESN.com will preview every NHL-level Bruins player over the next few weeks, leading to the Oct. 8 season opener. Click here for the full schedule and to read other player profiles. Loui Eriksson was the best player Boston acquired in the Tyler Seguin trade in July of 2013, but he wasn’t able to play at a top-six level last season because of two concussions. It...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson, Chris Kelly Stand Out As Replacements For Jarome Iginla (Video)

Former Boston Bruins right-winger Jarome Iginla has found a new home in Colorado after reaching a deal with the Avalanche in free agency. So who will replace Iggy for the B’s this season? Loui Eriksson is the early favorite, but some wonder whether he can be physical enough to play on the Bruins’ historically tough top line. Chris Kelly is another option, but there are also...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Le Preseason Boo. Bruins Lose.

Bruins Lines: Fraser-Krejci-Eriksson Werek-Soderberg-Ferlin Paille-Spooner-Gagne Caron-Kelly-Randell   Seidenberg-Boychuk Warsofsky-Miller Morrow-Casto   Svedberg Subban   Game got off to a fast start when Ryan Spooner forced a turnover in the neutral zone, used his speed to create space, and made a beautiful move to rip one past Dustin Tokarski.   Spooner then drew a holding...
Via Days of Y'Orr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson shoots for old numbers

Look at the career statistics for Loui Eriksson and you note recent seasons as a Dallas Star in which he scored 71, 73 and 71 points or potted 36, 29, 27 and 26 goals. Then you look at his production last year, his first as a Bruin: 10 goals, 37 points. Obviously, two significant concussions interrupted his season. Still, Eriksson was not happy and plans to do far better this year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins eyeing redemption on 1st day of camp

WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) The Boston Bruins conducted their first on-ice training camp practices for the new season on Friday, and they're already thinking about redemption. The Bruins want to atone for the way last season ended. They had the best record in the NHL during the regular season with 117 points, then fell short of the Stanley Cup by losing in the second round of the...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

David Krejci’s Goal Scoring Could Increase With Loui Eriksson On His Wing

BOSTON — Bruins center David Krejci’s high hockey IQ, patience with the puck and ability to deliver pinpoint passes make him a tremendous playmaker. One element of Krejci’s game that doesn’t get enough credit is his goal-scoring ability. The 28-year-old forward has been a pass-first player for most of his time with the B’s, primarily because he’s been centering goal-scoring...
Via NESN.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey thoughts: predicting the 2014-15 Boston Bruins lineup

The Presidents Trophy winning team from the 13-14 season lost first line right winger Jarome Iginla to free agency while failing to add any significant pieces. It will be interesting to see if they add any depth players via trade before the start of the season. Forwards - Milan Lucic – David Krejci – Loui Eriksson Lucic and Krejci have been mainstays on the Boston first line...
Via Total Sports Live
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The Boston Bruins

from Mat Kalman at NHL.com, Who will replace Jarome Iginla? -- Iginla was the new Nathan Horton. Now the Bruins need a new Iginla to skate with center David Krejci and left wing Milan Lucic. Among the Bruins' returning players, only Loui Eriksson and Smith seem to have the type of offensive skills it takes to play on the first line. Either player will give that line a different...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson, Simon Gagne Make Top Boston Bruins Story Lines (Video)

Winger Jarome Iginla’s departure from the Boston Bruins this offseason is the basis for many of the team’s top story lines going into the 2014-15 season. Loui Eriksson’s name has been popping up as a possible replacement for Iginla, but the Black and Gold’s depth on the blue line has some thinking that a trade might be the best way for the B’s to fill that hole. There...
Via NESN.com
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson, Steve Lyons Say Even Small Gifts Help Jimmy Fund (Video)

Loui Eriksson and Steve Lyons know that even the smallest donation makes a difference to the Jimmy Fund. Eriksson and Lyons talk about why being charitable is important to them and how even the smallest gift can help provide an impact.Filed under: Andre Khatchaturian, Boston Bruins, Jimmy Fund, NESN Video
Via NESN.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Candidate For Bruins’ First Line In 2014-15 Season (Video)

With right winger Jarome Iginla headed to the Colorado Avalanche next season, the Boston Bruins are in need of someone to take his spot on the first line. And that someone might be right under their noses. Ring winger Loui Eriksson had a lackluster 2013-14 season thanks to two concussions, but if he’s healthy next season, he could be the solution to the Bruins’ top line needs...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Among NHL Players In Need Of Bounce-Back Season In 2014-15

There aren’t many developments in each NHL season that derail a team’s chances of winning a Stanley Cup or undergoing a successful rebuild more than important players failing to meet expectations. It doesn’t matter if it’s a veteran failing to live up to a huge contract or a second-year player unable to build on his stellar rookie season. Here are four players in need of...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Eriksson looks to do more in Year 2 in Boston

Loui Eriksson knows that he has more to give the Bruins headed into his second season in Boston. So, the Swedish winger arrived has been hanging around town since July readying for what could be a prominent role with the Black and Gold this season. Eriksson finished with only 10 goals and 37 points in 61 games in a concussion-marred first season with the B's and eventually settled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Eager To Prove His Worth In Second Season With Bruins

Loui Eriksson wasn’t able to perform at a top-six level in his first season with the Boston Bruins after he was the centerpiece of the package the team received from the Dallas Stars in the Tyler Seguin trade. Two concussions prevented Eriksson from staying healthy consistently, which resulted in him losing his second-line winger role to Reilly Smith and taking longer to learn...
Via NESN.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Eriksson could fill Iginla's top-line role

Jarome Iginla's departure means there is an opportunity for Loui Eriksson to move into a more prominent role with the Boston Bruins. At least that's the way Bruins coach Claude Julien sees it now as he contemplates what his lineup could look like Oct. 8, when Boston opens the 2014-15 regular season against the Philadelphia Flyers. Julien, who spoke on a conference call Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson A Great Fit For Bruins’ Top Line Alongside David Krejci, Milan Lucic

The Boston Bruins need a first-line right winger after the free-agent departure of Jarome Iginla, and the search for his replacement should not extend beyond the team’s NHL roster. Veteran winger Loui Eriksson — the best player Boston acquired in last year’s Tyler Seguin trade — would be a tremendous fit on the Bruins’ top line alongside center David Krejci and left winger...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Is Probably Your First Line RW. And That’s OK.

Are you still reading this? Good, you made it past the title without shutting down your browser, ripping your computer off your desk, throwing it in a dumpster, and then setting said dumpster ablaze. I’m here to tell you why it’s a good thing that Loui Eriksson is going to see a whole lot more ice time this year. Listen, nobody in their right mind would tell you that Loui Eriksson...
Via Days of Y'Orr
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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