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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Daniel Paille Scores In Second Straight Game Vs. Devils (Video)

When it rains, it pours. After snapping a goalless drought dating back to Nov. 21 with a goal against the Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille notched his second goal in as many games to put the B’s on the board first Friday night against the New Jersey Devils. Paille’s tally was set up by bad turnover in the defensive zone, as Loui Eriksson picked off a poor...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers score in 12th round of shootout, deal Bruins 5th straight loss

  Oilers defenseman Martin Marincin scored the lone shootout goal in the 12th round, and Edmonton snapped a two game skid with a 4-3 victory over the struggling Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. The teams had gone 0 for 23 in the tiebreaker before Marincin broke the deadlock. He has no goals and one assist in 17 games this season with Edmonton. Nail Yakupov, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins...
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12 days ago  |  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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12 days ago  |  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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Third Line Struggling During Boston’s Lackluster February (Video)

After a stellar January where they went 8-1-3, the Boston Bruins have struggled to get things going in February. So has their third line. The third-line trio of Chris Kelly, Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson had been a pleasant surprise this season, consistently playing well even when the rest of the team wasn’t early on. But things have come undone since turning...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should The Boston Bruins Buy Or Sell At The Trade Deadline?

Paul Bereswill / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) I’ll save you the annoyance of a buried lede: The Bruins should be sellers at the trade deadline this year. As currently constituted, the Bruins are hanging onto the eighth and final playoff spot in the East, and the Panthers are four points behind them with a game in hand. And, outside of a good run in January, the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Return To Practice Ahead Of Important 5-Game Road Trip

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins returned to practice Wednesday after a disappointing 5-3 loss to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night at TD Garden. The Bruins will head out on the road for a five-game trip beginning Friday that includes games against the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks. The Oilers are only team...
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20 days ago  |  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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23 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  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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26 days ago  |  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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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin: a big star in Big D

A little over eighteen months ago, the Dallas Stars traded Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser to Boston for Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley. It was a big move for general manager Jim Nill and perked up some heads around the NHL and caused them to take notice. The Stars gave up fan favorite […] The post Tyler Seguin: a big star in Big D appeared first on Along the Boards.
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27 days ago  |  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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28 days ago  |  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

Carl Soderberg’s Incredible Patience Earns Him Amica Coverage Play Of The Week

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 you will be entered for a chance to win a team jersey courtesy of the Pro Shop at TD Garden. First read the official rules, then...
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January 26, 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

Andy Brickley: Kelly-Soderberg-Eriksson Line A ‘Pleasure To Watch’ (Video)

At their best, the Boston Bruins are a deep team with a number of players who can create offensive chances. That was the case during the team’s recent win streak, as the B’s netted three goals or more during a period of five consecutive wins. A major contributor to Boston’s recent success has been its third line of Chris Kelly, Carl Soderberg and...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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

The Boston Bruins have played six straight games without losing in regulation (3-0-3) and find themselves back in a wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference as a result. Boston’s latest win was a 3-0 shutout over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night at TD Garden. The B’s dominated the Devils with a 43-14 shots on goal advantage. In fact, the 14 shots Boston gave up...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Practices Friday, Game-Time Decision For Bruins Saturday

The Boston Bruins earned a 3-0 win with Loui Eriksson out of the lineup Thursday night. But they still want their winger back on the ice as soon as possible. Eriksson participated in Friday morning’s practice but his status remains uncertain for Saturday’s game in Philadelphia against the Flyers, per head coach Claude Julien. “Obviously better than...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Won’t Play Vs. Devils After Being Slashed In Bruins-Penguins (Video)

BOSTON — Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson won’t play in Thursday night’s game against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden, per head coach Claude Julien. Julien was asked if Eriksson’s issue will be a long-term thing, and he said “not at the moment, I don’t think so.” The veteran forward was slashed by Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo in the hand/wrist area during Wednesday...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Should Stick with the Hot Hand

  For the first time in years, the Bruins are at the midpoint of their season on the outside, looking in at the playoff picture. The Bruins have lost three overtime games in a row, two of the three in shootouts. Whether it is goals per game, goals against per game, or shots per game, the Bruins seem to be in the bottom half of the league across the board. From fights in practice...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Loui Eriksson for Zack Kassian

The Boston Bruins are eager to make a trade for a top line right winger to play with Milan Lucic and David Krejci. GM Peter Chiarelli is offering Loui Eriksson for the Vancouver Canucks Zack Kassian and a prospect. Eriksson was acquired in a trade for Tyler Seguin and he has struggled to fit in on the Bruins. Erikkson is 29 years old and comes with a cap hit of $4.25 million. Kassian is 23
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Display Effort, Tenacity On Gregory Campbell Goal (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Bruins’ second goal of the game Monday night did not come easy. Torey Krug, Loui Eriksson and Carl Soderberg all contributed on the play — with Soderberg doing so from his stomach — before Gregory Campbell hammered the puck past Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard. Check out Andy Brickley’s breakdown of the play...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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