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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...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bruins/Devils postgame interviews

Zdeno Chara, Niklas Svedberg, and Claude Julien talk following the Bruins 3-0 win over New jersey Thursday night.
Via BruinsLife
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Flyers Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers are at the midpoint of their season needing to make up ground to reach the playoffs. The Boston Bruins are one of the teams they are chasing. The visiting Bruins have taken the last four matchups heading into Saturday's encounter in which both clubs seek a third straight victory. Philadelphia (16-18-7) won 2-1 in a shootout over Ottawa on Tuesday and 3-2 in...
Via AP on Fox
15 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...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Faceoff Struggles Among Takeaways From Bruins’ Loss To Blue Jackets

The Boston Bruins were unable to extend their win streak to three games Saturday night. The Original Six club lost 6-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena, dropping its December record to 4-6-2. This was the fourth game in which the B’s allowed six or more goals this season. Here are five takeaways from the loss. 1. Patrice Bergeron Extends Point Streak To Three Games...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Blue Jackets Live: Niklas Svedberg Starts In Net For Boston

6:45 pm: The Boston Bruins have won three of their last four games and will aim to continue their climb up the Eastern Conference standings when they play the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night. Backup goalie Niklas Svedberg will start for the Bruins. He’s 4-4-0 with a .925 save percentage and a 2.24 goals against average in 10 appearances. He beat the...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Blue Jackets

It’s not a coincidence that the Boston Bruins have started to play better with a more healthy lineup. First-line center David Krejci and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara both played well in Tuesday’s win over the Nashville Predators and are starting to hit their stride after missing more than 15 games because of injuries earlier in the season. The only regular not able to play is...
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28 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Shines In Net, Propels Bruins To Overtime Win Over Wild

The Boston Bruins would be in a much worse position in the Eastern Conference standings without the impressive performances from goaltenders Tuukka Rask and Niklas Svedberg this season. Svedberg helped the Bruins snap their three-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 3-2 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild, one night after Rask tied a season high with 38 saves in a 3-2 shootout...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins nip Wild, 3-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Loui Eriksson's goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in the past six. Carl Soderberg, who set up the winner with a cross-crease pass in front of Wild defenseman Marco Scandella, scored early for the Bruins along with Patrice Bergeron...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Wild 3 Stars: Niklas Svedberg Makes 35 Saves In Stellar Performance

The Boston Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center. Veteran center David Krejci returned to the lineup after missing the last 11 games with an undisclosed injury and the Bruins offense scored three goals for just the third time in the last 11 games. Carl Soderberg and Patrice Bergeron each...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

B’s defeat Wild 3-2 in OT

Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLDavid Krejci made his return to the B’s lineup for tonight’s contest, which saw the B’s defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-2.Forward Matt Fraser and defensemen Joe Morrow and Matt Bartkowski were the healthy scratches. Niklas Svedberg was in net for the B’s tonight.Carl Soderberg beat Niklas Backstrom to put the B’s up early, netting his first goal in...
Via BruinsLife
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Wild Live: Boston, Minnesota Meet For Final Time In Regular Season

7:10 pm: The Boston Bruins have taken points from two consecutive games but it hasn’t been enough to keep them in a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Toronto Maple Leafs (8-1-1) and the Florida Panthers (6-2-2) have played great hockey over the last 10 games and both Atlantic Division opponents have leap frogged the Bruins for the two wild card playoff berths in the East...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Kings Notes: Niklas Svedberg, Penalty Kill Among Positives From Loss

Scoring more than two goals has been a real challenge for the Boston Bruins over the last eight games, but the team’s quality goaltending and improved penalty killing are encouraging signs. Tuesday night’s 2-0 loss to the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center was a frustrating one for the Bruins. Backup goaltender Niklas Svedberg played his best game...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Offense Continues To Struggle In 2-0 Loss To L.A. Kings

Scoring goals was one of the strengths of the Boston Bruins last season, but this campaign has been a much different story. The B’s were shutout 2-0 by the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to fall to 0-2-0 midway through a four-game Western Conference road trip. The Bruins are 1-4-1 in their last five games with an average of 1.2 goals scored...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Kings 3 Stars: Boston’s Niklas Svedberg Makes 33 Saves In 2-0 Loss

The Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings played a physical, low-scoring game Tuesday night at Staples Center highlighted by excellent performances from the two goaltenders. Jonathan Quick led the home team to its NHL-leading 11th win on home ice with another great performance in net, while Boston backup Niklas Svedberg gave his team a chance to win despite it being out-shot for...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kings beat Bruins, 2-0

Jonathan Quick made 31 saves in his 34th career shutout, carrying the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-0 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Tanner Pearson scored in the first period and Tyler Toffoli added an empty-net goal with 49.6 seconds left for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who earned their NHL-best 11th home victory with a strong defensive effort. Niklas Svedberg...
Via Fox Sports West
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick Robs Bruins’ Torey Krug To Preserve Kings’ Win (Video)

Niklas Svedberg and the Boston Bruins’ defense held up their end of the bargain, but there was no beating Jonathan Quick on Tuesday night. The Los Angeles Kings goaltender was perfect in his team’s 2-0 win over the Bruins at the Staples Center, stopping all 31 shots he faced to earn his third shutout of the season. Quick saved his best effort for when it mattered most. Late in...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Hit In Head With Puck While Sitting On Bench (GIF)

Tuukka Rask found himself found himself in the line of fire Tuesday night despite not even being in the lineup. Niklas Svedberg got the nod in net for the Boston Bruins against the Los Angeles Kings, leaving Rask, the Bruins’ starting goalie, to watch the game from the bench. It was far from an uneventful evening for the Finnish netminder, however, as a stray puck hopped the boards...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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

The Boston Bruins continue their road trip Tuesday night in Los Angeles against the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings. Boston lost 3-2 to the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night in the first of four games out West. Tuesday’s matchup is a difficult one because the Kings are among the NHL’s best home teams. L.A.’s 10 wins on home ice are tied for the most in the league. The Kings...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Khokhlachev Scores In Shootout To Give Boston Bruins 4-3 Win Over Columbus

If you had Alexander Khokhlachev and Niklas Svedberg on your list of Boston Bruins' heroes for Friday night's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, then maybe you should pick some lottery numbers real soon.
Via CLNS Radio
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Niklas Svedberg ‘Stood Tall’ In Bruins’ Win Vs. Blue Jackets (Video)

In a game where young players needed to step up, Matt Bartkowski and Niklas Svedberg did exactly that. Bartkowski started the Boston Bruins’ matchup against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday with a couple of penalties, but he turned his game around and finished with two assists. As for Svedberg, he let in a pair of goals in the first period but was a wall late in the game...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Erase Third-Period Deficit Vs. Blue Jackets For Third Straight Win

The Boston Bruins didn’t play a pretty game Friday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but they left Nationwide Arena with two points after a 4-3 shootout win. The B’s fell behind 1-0 when Ryan Johansen blocked a shot at the point by Boston defenseman Kevan Miller and raced down the other end of the ice to score on Bruins backup goaltender Niklas Svedberg. Johansen picked...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Blue Jackets 3 Stars: Niklas Svedberg Makes 25 Saves In Shootout Win

The Boston Bruins earned their third straight win Friday night with an impressive third-period comeback and a shootout triumph against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The B’s trailed 2-0 entering the third period, but they scored three answered goals and received excellent goaltending to force overtime. Boston won the game 4-3 when center Alexander Khokhlachev — who was playing in...
Via NESN.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Robs Jack Skille With Phenomenal Glove Save (Video)

Jack Skille caught a pass at center ice and took it in for a chance to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2, third-period lead over the Boston Bruins on Friday night at Nationwide Arena.   But luckily for the Bruins, Niklas Svedberg was ready. Neither Dougie Hamilton nor Matt Bartkowski could make a play to stop Skille from attacking the net, but Svedberg came up big. The Bruins...
Via NESN.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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