Marchand scores on penalty shot in OT, Bruins top Sabres 2-1

BOSTON (AP) Brad Marchand scored on a penalty shot midway through overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Loui Eriksson also scored while the Bruins improved to 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. The Bruins beat Buffalo 3-2 in a shootout in the first of a home-and-home on Thursday night. Sam Reinhart scored for Buffalo. The Sabres have...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Wrap: Boston Scores On Overtime Penalty Shot To Take Down Sabres

BOSTON — Brad Marchand’s ninth goal in as many games could not have come at a more crucial juncture for the Bruins. Marchand scored on a penalty shot in overtime Saturday night to propel the Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. It was the third consecutive overtime game for Boston, which also lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs in OT on Tuesday and beat...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Krejci, David Pastrnak Perfectly Set Up Loui Eriksson’s Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins struck first Saturday night against the Buffalo Sabres, and while Loui Eriksson scored the goal, it was the result of a complete team effort. The Bruins forced a Sabres turnover deep in their own zone, and then some nifty passing from David Krejci and David Pastrnak led to a wide-open Eriksson in front of the goal. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley break down the play...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can any team run away with the Atlantic?

The Florida Panthers lead the Atlantic Division with 65 points and that's a shocker. They have won four games in a row and have gone 7-3-1 in their last 11 games. In their most recent matchup, they defeated the Washington Capitals in convincing fashion, allowing just two goals and scoring five against the best team in the NHL. No one could have predicted that the Panthers, a team...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Bruins Re-Sign Loui Eriksson? Claude Julien Sure Hopes So

BOSTON — One of the most intriguing storylines to watch as the NHL begins its unofficial second half will be what Bruins decide to do with Loui Eriksson. Eriksson, one of Boston’s most productive forwards this season, is set to hit free agency this summer, leaving the Bruins with three options: re-sign him to a contract extension, trade him before the Feb. 29 deadline or let...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney Gives Update On Loui Eriksson Contract Discussions (Video)

Loui Eriksson, who is on track to have his best season with the Boston Bruins, is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. Reports came out earlier this week that Eriksson and the Bruins were engaged in preliminary contract talks, which Boston general manager Don Sweeney talked about on “Bruins Face-Off Live” before Thursday’s game against the Vancouver...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Would be Smart to Trade Loui Eriksson

Loui Eriksson is having arguably his best year in a Bruins uniform. With the trade deadline just over a month away, Eriksson’s play has put the team in a bind.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins, Loui Eriksson in preliminary contract talks

Loui Eriksson is an unrestricted free agent after the 2015-16 season, but the Bruins and the right wing reportedly are beginning to discuss options that would keep him in Boston beyond this year. Eriksson and the Bruins are engaging in preliminary contract discussions, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun and TSN’s Darren Dreger, which is hardly surprising with the year he is...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Wrap: Boston’s Slide Continues With Loss To Flyers In Philadelphia

Wednesday night was deja vu all over again for the Boston Bruins. Leading the Philadelphia Flyers entering the third period for the second time in as many meetings this season, the Bruins again were unable to hold their advantage, surrendering two unanswered goals in a 3-2 loss at the Wells Fargo Center. The loss was the eighth in 10 games for the reeling B’s, who have blown...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Senators Finish Was 3-On-3 Overtime At Its Very Best (Videos)

If you were one of the three or four North Americans who weren’t sold on the NHL’s new overtime format entering the weekend, the finish of Saturday night’s Boston Bruins-Ottawa Senators game should have converted you. Tied at a goal apiece at the end of regulation, the Bruins and Senators proceeded to play four minutes and 22 seconds of wide-open, wildly entertaining 3-on...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Capitals Notes: Effort Not Issue For Boston Entering Tough Road Trip

BOSTON — It’s difficult to take moral victories from losses in January, but the Bruins’ effort level in a 3-2 defeat to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night was encouraging. The B’s, who were without their second-line center and leading goal scorer, welcomed the NHL’s best team to TD Garden and still almost came away with a win. “There’s no moral victory. I...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Winter Classic 2016: Bruins, Seth Griffith must step up in Brad Marchand’s absence

FOXBORO, Mass. — Replacing Brad Marchand in the NHL Winter Classic amidst his best season as an NHL player will be a difficult task. The Boston Bruins winger is on pace for a career-high in goals scored and has continued to be a force defensively, a strong driver of puck-possession and a reliable penalty killer. Marchand was suspended three games for a hit on Ottawa Senators defenseman...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Excited For Winter Classic After Playing Outdoors In Sweden Growing Up

FOXBORO, Mass. — Playing outside is nothing new for Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson. Like many kids growing up in Sweden, Eriksson would sometimes go outside and play with family and friends. It wasn’t a regular occurrence, but he enjoyed the atmosphere. “Not many times, but I remember when I was a kid we played some outdoor games,” Eriksson said Thursday after Boston’s...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Classic 2016: Boston Bruins aren’t the tire fire many thought they would be

The Winter Classic is the NHL’s marquee event of the season, and for the second time in six years, the league has given the game to the Boston Bruins to host, this time in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough to host the border-crashing Montreal Canadiens. This decision could have been something of a disaster for the NHL, as many expected the Bruins to be, well, a disaster themselves...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

David Krejci, Matt Beleskey, Loui Eriksson Have Big Shift, Get Bruins On Board (Video)

The Boston Bruins momentarily evened Sunday’s game against the Ottawa Senators thanks to a monster shift by David Krejci, Matt Beleskey and Loui Eriksson. Beleskey and Eriksson’s hard work along the boards set up Krejci, who finished with a great individual effort. The play was reviewed, and Krejci eventually was awarded the goal. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Bylsma has strong praise for Brad Marchand

BOSTON — Dan Bylsma doesn’t see many differences between this season’s Bruins team and the ones Claude Julien coached in years past, despite the fact Boston overhauled its roster this past summer and supposedly was adopting a new, more offensively focused system. The Buffalo Sabres coach has noticed one change, however. “I’ve heard a little bit about some of the change...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Does It All On Opening Goal For Bruins Vs. Devils (Video)

Loui Eriksson’s early goal for the Boston Bruins in their matchup with the New Jersey Devils on Sunday was the result of some great recognition by the forward. Eriksson dumped the puck in and headed for the slot, where David Krejci found him for the goal. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards break down the play in the Berkshire Exciting Rewind above. Thumbnail photo via Bob...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Paying Attention To Detail, Doing Little Things Right On Defense (Video)

The Boston Bruins are out to an early lead over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday thanks to Loui Eriksson’s goal, but their play on defense was equally important in the first period. The Bruins continue to pay attention to detail in their own zone, which is one of the reasons why they have been so successful of late. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards break down the defense in...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Wrap: Boston Shuts Down Reeling Penguins In Shutout Win

BOSTON — The Pittsburgh Penguins’ struggles continued in their first visit to TD Garden this season. The Bruins handed the failing Penguins a 3-0 defeat Wednesday night, Pittsburgh’s seventh loss in its last nine games. On a night when Boston struggled offensively for long stretches, Tuukka Rask led the way, stopping 34 shots to earn his fourth shutout of the season. It...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Winter Classic Prelude

The Winter Classic match up this season is a classic rivalry between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens. But before the puck drops on Jan. 1, these teams met in a normal stadium setting for rivalry night on Dec. 9. The rivalry between these two teams dates back to the Original Six era when the NHL started with just the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson’s Hat Trick Vs. Wild Came At Perfect Time For Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins needed someone to right the ship when they hosted the Minnesota Wild on Thursday. Loui Eriksson did just that. Eriksson scored three goals, including one on a 2-on-1 with David Krejci to clinch the 4-2 win. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards revisit Eriksson’s final goal in the Berkshire Bank Exciting Rewind above. Thumbnail photo via Mark L. Baer...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson Continuing To Prove He’s Long Escaped Tyler Seguin’s Shadow

BOSTON — Throughout Loui Eriksson’s first two years in Boston, the general public viewed him, first and foremost, as the guy the Bruins got in the Tyler Seguin trade. A good piece, sure, but one who constantly would be compared to the young phenom seen scoring goals galore down in Dallas. Enough of that. If you haven’t already, it’s time to call Eriksson what he is: a...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Eriksson's hat trick lifts Bruins over slumping Wild

BOSTON — Loui Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night.Eriksson wrapped up his third career hat trick when he converted a perfect give-and-go from David Krejci early in the third period. He leads the Bruins with nine goals.Eriksson has 32 points in 32 games against Minnesota.Krejci had two assists as Boston beat the...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild fall 4-2 at Boston on Eriksson hat trick

BOSTON -- Loui Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. Eriksson wrapped up his third career hat trick when he converted a perfect give-and-go from David Krejci early in the third period. He leads the Bruins with nine goals. Eriksson has 32 points in 32 games against Minnesota. Krejci had two assists as Boston beat...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Eriksson scores 3 goals, Bruins beat Wild 4-2

BOSTON (AP) Loui Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. Eriksson wrapped up his third career hat trick when he converted a perfect give-and-go from David Krejci early in the third period. He leads the Bruins with nine goals. Eriksson has 32 points in 32 games against Minnesota. Krejci had two assists as Boston...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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