Bruins’ Reilly Smith Scores Vs. Isles After Nice Pass From Milan Lucic (Video)

The Boston Bruins proved Thursday why teamwork makes the dream work. During the first period of their matchup with the New York Islanders, the B’s showed off some nifty passing en route to a goal from winger Reilly Smith. The Bruins kept the puck moving as they brought it up the ice, making pass after pass to keep the Isles on their toes. Center David Krejci made one crucial...
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith shines in 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLThe Bruins started out strong to start the first, with Reilly Smith tipping the puck past Jaroslav Halak's glove side. On their first power play of the night, Patrice Bergeron's drive from the right circle deflected off the post to put the B's up 2-0.The second period changed the course of the game, as John Tavares was able to beat Tuukka Rask to put the Isles...
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Bruins’ Perfect Passing Leads To Reilly Smith’s Goal Vs. Islanders (Video)

The Boston Bruins got on the scoreboard first against the New York Islanders on Thursday thanks to some good old-fashioned teamwork. During the first period, the Bruins took the puck out of their zone and to the net by executing five tape-to-tape passes. Defenseman Kevan Miller got things going with a pass to Torey Krug. Krug then sent the puck to David...
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Milan Lucic Chooses Patriots Over ‘Hometown’ Seahawks In Super Bowl

Milan Lucic grew up rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, but that won’t be the case come Feb. 1. To the Vancouver native, Super Bowl XLIX between the Seahawks and the New England Patriots is his “West Coast team against (his) East Coast team.” But the Boston Bruins winger told WEEI that he won’t abandon his relatively new Pats fandom, which intensified...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Pastrnak Great Fit On Bruins’ Top Line With David Krejci, Milan Lucic

BOSTON — The Bruins have been searching for a long-term combination for the first-line throughout the 2014-15 season and they might have found the best possible trio in Tuesday’s 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. David Krejci and rookie forward David Pastrnak have played on the top line for the last few games, and this duo was joined by Milan Lucic, who has played with Krejci...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne will not return to the Bruins this season

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday that forward Simon Gagne has decided not to return to the team this season due to personal reasons. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family and he has the complete support of the Boston Bruins organization with this decision,” said Chiarelli. “Given Simon’s decision not to return to...
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Milan Lucic Wins Amica Coverage Play Of The Week 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...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Benefiting From Improved Milan Lucic In Back-To-Back Wins

BOSTON — Milan Lucic has battled inconsistency and scoring droughts throughout the season, but he’s been a much-improved player for the Boston Bruins over the last two games. Lucic is at his best when he’s putting defensemen on their heels by skating hard into the attacking zone, winning possession of the puck in 1-on-1 battles and making a physical impact in all three zones...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic Shows Off Skills With Well-Executed Power-Play Goal (Video)

Milan Lucic wouldn’t have scored his power-play goal in the first period of the Boston Bruins’ matchup with the New Jersey Devils if it wasn’t for his teammates. But their teamwork might not have resulted in a goal if someone less skilled than Lucic was shooting the puck. David Krejci and Torey Krug used some nice puck work to keep the Devils moving...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominant Puck Possession Among Takeaways From Bruins’ Win Over Devils

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins played one of their best games of the season Thursday night in a 3-0 win over the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. The B’s dominated in just about every facet of the game and earned a 43-14 shots on goal edge as a result. The victory extends Boston’s point streak to six games and it’s just their second win in the last half of a back-to-back this...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucic, Svedberg carry Bruins to shutout victory over Devils

  Milan Lucic scored two goals, and Niklas Svedberg earned his second NHL shutout behind three periods of stifling Boston defense as the Bruins beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 on Thursday night. Svedberg faced only 14 shots. Boston held New Jersey to three in the opening period and four in the second, three coming on a late power play that did nothing to spark the Devils. David Krejci...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Teamwork Leads To Milan Lucic’s Power-Play Goal Vs. Devils (Video)

The Boston Bruins struck first against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, and they made it happen with a full team effort. The B’s went on the power play with under two minutes to go in the first period, and they were looking to make up for a poorly executed two man advantage early in the frame. And make up for it they did, as some nifty puck work led to a Milan Lucic goal...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Look To Turn Season Around After Big Win Over Penguins (Video)

The Boston Bruins need every win they can get, but their overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night certainly meant more than most. The Penguins currently lead the Metropolitan Division, so the Bruins are hoping the 3-2 win is a sign of what they’re truly capable of. More than that, the win put the Bruins in a wild-card spot and...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic Wishes Merry Christmas To Fellow Orthodox Serbians

You might remember (or not) that Boston Bruins power forward, Milan Lucic, is Serbian Orthodox from the time a couple of idiot Canucks fans vandalized his hometown church in Vancouver after the Bruins won the Stanley Cup. It was incidents like this that eventually got Lucic to the point where he said he would never been seen in downtown Vancouver ever again. Anyway, after assisting...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Penguins Preview: High-Scoring Pittsburgh Great Test For Boston

Wednesday night’s matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center is Game 41 of the season for the Bruins, which means Boston has reached the halfway point of the 2014-15 campaign. At 19-15-6, the Bruins sit in ninth place, one point behind the Toronto Maple Leafs and two points behind the New York Rangers for the two wild card playoff spots in the Eastern Conference...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucic’s Slump At The Forefront of Bruins Mediocracy

On his day, Milan Lucic is a force to be reckoned with. A beast feared by many from around the league, using a combination of strength and speed to become one of the best power forwards in all of hockey. However, when no.17 isn’t on his game, he becomes this giant lump of uselessness. Slow, lazy […] The post Lucic’s Slump At The Forefront of Bruins Mediocracy appeared first...
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Andy Brickley: Bruins’ Leaders ‘Have Got To Elevate Their Game’ (Video)

Leadership has been an issue that has plagued the Boston Bruins this season. After losing two strong voices in the locker room and on the ice in Shawn Thornton and Jarome Iginla, the B’s have struggled to fill the void left by those two leaders, which has played a part in the B’s struggles this season. But there are veterans on the team who are capable of embracing that role...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Boston Bruins are back on the road for a must-win game Sunday against a Carolina Hurricanes team that is one of the NHL’s worst. Carolina sits at the bottom of the Metropolitan Division with an 11-23-4 record, which is one point ahead of the Edmonton Oilers for the worst mark in the league. The Hurricanes lineup received a boost when top-six forward Jordan Staal made his regular...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Takeaways From Bruins’ 3-2 Overtime Loss To Senators

BOSTON — The Bruins have earned at least one point from eight of their last 10 games, but Saturday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators won’t do much to help Boston in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Four of those eight games are overtime or shootout losses, and these points that the B’s are not securing could make a huge difference in the playoff race in April...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic Won’t Play Vs. Red Wings

BOSTON — The Bruins will be without two top-six forwards Monday night against the Detroit Red Wings. Center Patrice Bergeron and left winger Milan Lucic won’t play because of undisclosed injuries, per Bruins head coach Claude Julien. He added that both players remain “day-to-day.” Bergeron has been one of Boston’s better players over the last two weeks with two goals and...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic And Dalton Prout Drop Gloves In Heavyweight Tilt

Milan Lucic and Dalton Prout are two of the bigger heavyweights in the NHL, each standing 6’3″ and weighing over 220 lbs. These two have a history after Prout one-punched Lucic and Lucic claimed he wasn’t engaged. Well, he was engaged this time and wanted to show Prout who was boss. Lucic came out swinging […] The post Milan Lucic And Dalton Prout Drop Gloves In Heavyweight...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic, Dalton Prout Engage In Lengthy, Entertaining Fight (Video)

The much-anticipated rematch between Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic and Columbus Blue Jackets defensemen Dalton Prout occurred in the second period of Saturday night’s game at Nationwide Arena. Less than three minutes into the period, they dropped their gloves in the Blue Jackets zone for one of the most entertaining fights of the season, with both players landing some powerful...
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday Night at the Fights: Milan Lucic works Dalton Prout

This was the much anticipated fight between Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic and Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout. I am going with the advantage to Lucic. GREAT FIGHT between Lucic and Prout! Lucic takes him down at the end and cuts him open! #Bruins— ⒹⓊⒼⒶⓈ (@Dugas978) December 28, 2014
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Blue Jackets Preview: Boston Aims To Extend Win Streak To 3 Games

After a rough start to December, the Boston Bruins are aiming to extend their win streak to three games for the first time in over a month as they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night. Boston has taken points from five of the last six games, but its last three games of 2014 provide a few challenges. The first test is against a Blue Jackets squad...
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Discussing the Blues-Bruins trade rumors

By now you’ve probably heard the rumors suggesting the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues are evaluating a potential trade. While these reports fall strictly under the “rumor” label, it has been confirmed that both sides have been closely following a few key players. For the Blues, it’s believed T.J. Oshie, Alexander Steen or Patrik Berglund may be involved in a trade...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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