It's do or die for Milan Lucic

Milan Lucic celebrates a goal. (Photo via: Huffington Post) By history, a Boston Bruin is an incredibly tough, physical, and skilled individual who can be feared by any team in the league. Milan Lucic had that role for in the last few seasons for Boston but hasn't been able to string together some consistency, especially this season. In a disappointing second year of his contract...
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Bruins ponder major decisions for the future

The Bruins front office may see some changes coming. (Photo via: The Hockey Feed) With a rather disappointing season finally coming to a close, the Bruins still find themselves battling for the final wild card spot. The Senators and Panthers have no intention of slowing down leaving the Bruins with no breathing room. An impressive performance at the TD Garden on Saturday afternoon...
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Bruins complete weekend sweep of Rangers and Hurricanes

David Pastrnak celebrates with teammates after his game winning overtime goal against Carolina on Sunday. Photo via Bangor Daily News, James Guillory and USA Today SportsWith their backs against the wall, the Boston Bruins stepped up to the plate this weekend and delivered, as the B's took all four possible points with massive wins against the New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes...
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David Pastrnak Sets Up Ryan Spooner To Give Bruins Lead Vs. Canes (Video)

The two youngest forwards on the Boston Bruins’ active roster combined for a pretty nifty goal against the Carolina Hurricanes. With the score tied at 0-0 in the first period of Sunday’s matchup at PNC Arena, 18-year-old winger David Pastrnak skated into the offensive zone along the right boards. After forward Milan Lucic opened up some space with a net drive, Pastrnak took advantage...
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Bruins Beat Hurricanes On David Pastrnak’s Overtime Goal (Video)

Bruins rookie winger David Pastrnak played the role of hero Sunday night by scoring the game-winning goal in overtime to give Boston an important 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Carl Soderberg made a good rush down the right side of the attacking zone and sent a centering pass that eluded Milan Lucic and came to a wide-open Pastrnak. The 18-year-old forward blasted a one-timer...
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David Pastrnak’s No-Look Pass Sets Up Ryan Spooner’s Goal Vs. Canes (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ young guns helped their team take an early lead over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. Just over two minutes after puck drop at PNC Arena in Raleigh, 18-year-old winger David Pastrnak carried the puck into the offensive zone on the right side. Linemate Milan Lucic drove to the net, freeing up some open space that Pastrnak used to slide a no-look pass to center...
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Bruins-Hurricanes Preview

Despite their recent struggles, the Boston Bruins still are clinging to the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. And they don't plan to relinquish it. Boston hopes goaltender Tuukka Rask will be feeling better Sunday as it begins a road-heavy final portion of its schedule against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Bruins (37-25-13) have underachieved for most of this season...
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Bruins’ Milan Lucic Scores Twice In Quality Performance Vs. Rangers

BOSTON — Milan Lucic has the ability to be one of the toughest players in the NHL to play against with his combination of size and skill. The frustrating part of his game is he’s too inconsistent, but his recent offensive production is an encouraging sign as the Bruins continue their push for a playoff spot. Lucic played one of his best games of the season in Saturday afternoon’s...
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Bruins beat Rangers, spoil Lundqvist’s return

Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday.
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Lucic scores twice as Bruins beat Rangers in Lundqvist's return

BOSTON -- Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday. Reilly Smith added a goal for the Bruins, who snapped a six-game winless stretch (0-3-3) and entered the day tied with Ottawa for...
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Stellar First Period Helps Bruins End Losing Skid With 4-2 Win Over Rangers

BOSTON — The Bruins ended their 6-game losing skid Saturday afternoon with a 4-2 win over the New York Rangers at TD Garden. Three first-period goals and quality goaltending helped Boston secure two much-needed points in the playoff race. The B’s have moved one point ahead of the Ottawa Senators for the second wild-card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Ottawa plays the...
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Lucic scores 2 goals in Bruins' 4-2 win over Rangers

BOSTON (AP) Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday. Reilly Smith added a goal for the Bruins, who snapped a six-game winless stretch (0-3-3) and entered the day tied with Ottawa...
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Bruins Explode For Three Goals In First Period Against Rangers (Video)

The Boston Bruins turned Henrik Lundqvist’s return into a nightmare for the New York Rangers goaltender Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. Lundqvist, who had been sidelined since Feb. 2 due to a vascular injury, started between the pipes against the B’s and they didn’t make life easy for him. The Bruins’ offense came alive to the tune of three first-period goals to build a...
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Torey Krug, Ryan Spooner Set Up Milan Lucic’s Second Goal Of Game (Video)

Have a day, Milan Lucic. The Boston Bruins winger had just one goal in his previous 11 games, but he came alive during Saturday’s matinee matchup against the New York Rangers. Lucic tallied two goals in the first period alone, and while his first score had to be reviewed, there was no doubt his second was a good one. The beauty of a goal started back in the B’s own zone, as Torey...
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Bruins fall to the Ducks in overtime

Ducks deal crushing blow to Boston in overtime (Via NHL Bruins)In what was a must win game for the Bruins, they were not able to get the job done, as they ultimately fell to the Anaheim Ducks in overtime.After almost allowing a goal in the first minute, the Bruins eventually settled down, in what was a tight checking first period.Both Milan Lucic and Adam McQuaid were involved physically...
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Jack Edwards does not hold back on Bruins' recent struggles

The Johnny Boychuk trade still has many scratching their heads according to Jack Edwards. Photo: Alex Trautwig/Getty In a recent interview on WEEI (93.7 FM) Jack Edwards was his candid self, spitting hot fire about the current status of the Boston Bruins as well as their uncertain future. Hosts DJ Bean and ESPN’s Joe McDonald asked Edwards about a variety of topics, all of which...
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If Bruins miss playoffs... who is to blame?

The faces tell the story as the Bruins have only themselves to blame. (Photo via: CBS Boston)For the first time since the 2006-07 season, the Boston Bruins seem to be lacking some extra gas in the tank and could miss a chance at capturing Lord Stanley's cup. A constant roller coaster ride of a season that seems to be ending with one final plunge into the depths of failure. There...
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Milan Lucic Gets Bruins On Board 35 Seconds After Penalty Kill (Video)

The Boston Bruins were a man short early into their matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, but they were able to kill the penalty and then some. Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was handed a tripping penalty 7:18 into the first period of the Bruins’ weekend matinée, but the Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby-less Penguins couldn’t capitalize. But 35 seconds later...
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Bruins’ Lucic-Spooner-Pastrnak Line Providing Offense, Still Improving Defensively

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Milan Lucic wasn’t very productive offensively when his linemate and Boston Bruins center David Krejci missed more than 20 games over the first three months of the season. When Krejci suffered a partially torn MCL in his left knee on Feb. 20., an injury expected to keep him out of the lineup for four to six weeks, Lucic was put on a line with young center...
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Bruins’ Great Puck Movement 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...
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Bruins’ Spacing, Puck Movement Set Up Milan Lucic’s Goal Vs. Flames (Video)

A lot of things have to go right to score a goal in the NHL. In the second period Thursday night, the Boston Bruins did all those things right. The B’s were tied with the Calgary Flames in the second period when they set up a perfect “triangle” between David Pastrnak, Ryan Spooner and Milan Lucic in the offensive zone. Pastrnak flipped a pass to Spooner, who fed it to Lucic...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Flames

BOSTON —  The Bruins and Calgary Flames will meet Thursday night at TD Garden with key players out of their lineups. The Flames are without No. 1 defenseman and captain Mark Giordano, who will miss the rest of the season with torn biceps. Giordano was the top Norris Trophy candidate and also deserved consideration for the Hart Trophy. His absence will force T.J. Brodie (Calgary’s...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Milan Lucic Scores From Behind The Net After Mike Smith Misplays Puck

Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith misplayed this bouncing puck on a dump in and then things got even worse for him when Milan Lucic banked the puck into the net off his leg. [Days of Y’Orr] The post Bruins Milan Lucic Scores From Behind The Net After Mike Smith Misplays Puck appeared first on Diehardsport.
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Coyotes Notes: Boston Enters NHL Trade Deadline On High Note

BOSTON — The Bruins have been frustratingly inconsistent this season. At times, the B’s have played at an elite level with convincing wins over top contenders such as the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning. Maintaining that high level of play has been a real challenge, as evidenced by Boston’s four skids of three or more games (four more than last...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins send Coyotes to 9th straight loss

BOSTON -- Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist, helping the Boston Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes to their ninth straight loss, 4-1 on Saturday night. Zdeno Chara added a power-play goal and an assist for the Bruins, who won for the third time in four games following a six-game losing streak (0-4-2). Tuukka Rask made 31 saves for Boston after...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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