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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...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Has Reilly Smith Been So Bad This Year?

Jared Wickerham / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) Reilly Smith was a nice surprise for the Bruins last season. After scoring 20 goals and adding 31 assists for 51 points, he was expected to have something of a breakout year this season. Except that hasn’t happened. You’d need more than two hands to point to who’s to blame for this Bruins season, but one of those...
Via The Hockey Guys
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via BruinsLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Boston Bruins return to the ice Sunday evening against the Tampa Bay Lightning less than 22 hours after losing 2-1 in a shootout to the Florida Panthers. There are a few lineup changes of note heading into Bruins-Lightning. Zach Trotman was recalled from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis Sunday. The 24-year-old defenseman will enter Boston’s lineup because Dougie...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Lose 2-1 In Shootout To Panthers, Remain In Wild Card Playoff Spot

The Boston Bruins lost their ninth shootout of the season in a 2-1 defeat to the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask played very well and made 26 saves, but he received very little offensive support. The Bruins have scored a total of 10 goals in their last six games wit a 2-2-2 record ni that span. The B’s complete their weekend back-to-back and three...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Boston Bruins continue their three-game road trip Saturday night against the Florida Panthers. The B’s are 1-0-0 versus the Panthers this season and these teams will play three more times before the regular season concludes April 11. Saturday’s game is very important for both teams as the race for the two wild-card playoff spots in the Eastern Conference heats up. Boston...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly being Reilly

Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The Bruins had the momentum back. Ryan Spooner had just buried a one timer on the 5 on 3 powerplay to tie the game at 3-3. The Bruins still had an additional minute-plus of 5 on 4 to add to the momentum. On a casual clear out by the Ottawa Senators, Zdeno Chara retrieved the puck behind the net and passed it off to Reilly Smith just behind...
Via BruinsLife
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Lose Ground In Playoff Race With 6-4 Loss To Ottawa Senators

The Boston Bruins began their three-game road trip with a 6-4 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night at the Canadian Tire Center. It’s Boston’s third straight loss (0-2-1), while Ottawa improved to 13-1-1 in its last 15 games. The Bruins continue their road trip Saturday against the Florida Panthers. Here are three takeaways from Bruins-Senators: 1. Ottawa Gains Ground...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A Case for Reilly Smith’s Extension with the Boston Bruins

Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins skates against TJ Brodie #7 of the Calgary Flames at the TD Garden on March 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images) The trade deadline came and went without the Boston Bruins making a big splash. Following that, the team made a couple of contract extensions, one for defenseman Torey Krug for...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli Makes All Too Familiar Move

View image | gettyimages.com The 2014-2015 regular season campaign of the Boston Bruins is nearing its conclusion and the outcome is still very much up in the air. It is taking everything the Bruins have amidst injuries and inconsistent sloppy play to keep off the storm behind them coming after the eighth playoff spot. As the Bruins begin their stretch run towards the end of what...
Via Beyond The Benches
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli: Short Contracts Will Motivate Torey Krug, Reilly Smith (Video)

Torey Krug and Reilly Smith have stepped up for the Boston Bruins this season, and both were rewarded with contract extensions Friday. But despite the fact that the 23-year-olds are a couple of the B’s top performers, Smith was given a two-year extension, while Krug was extended only one year. The reason? The two want to be better than they already...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith inks 2 year extension

Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Fans can expect to see Reilly Smith wearing the Spoked-B for another two years. Smith, set to become a restricted free agent this summer, signed a two year contract extension with the Bruins on Mar. 6 for an annual cap worth of 3.425 million dollars. Smith will receive 3.35 million in the first year, and receive 3.5 million in the...
Via BruinsLife
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Reilly Smith Welcomes Pressure New Contract Extension Brings

BOSTON — Bruins winger Reilly Smith was one of the four players the team acquired from the Dallas Stars in the Tyler Seguin trade, and he’s made a positive impact in his 145 games with the Original Six club. The Bruins signed Smith to a two-year contract extension that carries a salary cap hit of $3.425 million. His current deal expires at the end of this season. Smith has...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins lock up Krug, Smith with extensions

A year ago, Torey Krug and Reilly Smith signed one-year, $1.4 million bridge contracts to both give the Bruins some flexibility and give themselves an opportunity to play for bigger paydays. Some thought that it would lead to salary cap nightmares for the Bruins this summer, potentially costing the Bruins one or both. But general manager Peter Chiarelli came through again: Krug...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign Justin Hickman, extend Torey Krug, Reilly Smith

Bruins extend Smith and Krug. (Photo/Getty Images)Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced on Friday, March 6, that the club has signed defenseman Torey Krug to a one-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season worth a cap figure of $3.4 million and forward Reilly Smith to a two-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season worth an annual cap figure of...
Via Mill City Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Spooner’s emergence will force the Bruins hand

MARK ZALESKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS Torey Krug and Reilly Smith signed their extensions today, which is good news for Bruins fans who wanted these players back. While the move clarifies a bit more about the Bruins’ offseason cap structure, there are still quite a few unknowns. The biggest unknown is Carl Soderberg. Do Krug and Smith’s extensions spell the end of Carl’s time...
Via BruinsLife
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Bruins’ Spacing Or Reilly Smith’s Pass?

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

Bruins Announce Contract Extensions For Torey Krug, Reilly Smith

The Boston Bruins on Friday announced contract extensions for Torey Krug and Reilly Smith. The Bruins announced they signed Krug to a one-year extension through next season with a salary cap hit of $3.4 million. The club signed Smith to a two-year extension for $3.425 million. Both players were set to be restricted free agents following the 2014-15 season. Thumbnail photo via Robert...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Boston Bruins’ Lines, Pairings After 2015 NHL Trade Deadline

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins made three trades on Monday’s NHL trade deadline and acquired two players, right winger Brett Connolly and center Max Talbot, who will make an impact in the near future. The Bruins decided not to pay steep prices on the trade market to acquire rental players, so they will hope the current roster is good enough to secure a playoff spot and go on a...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stellar Performance From Patrice Bergeron Line Propels Bruins To Win Vs. Coyotes

BOSTON — The Patrice Bergeron line has been the Bruins’ best all season, and that was again the case in Saturday’s 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. Brad Marchand, Reilly Smith and Bergeron combined for six points and turned defense into offense by taking possession of the puck, executing a clean breakout, entering the attacking zone with speed and capitalizing...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith’s Pass Sets Up Quality Bruins Scoring Chance Vs. Coyotes (Video)

Some strong footwork from forward Reilly Smith helped advance the play and create a scoring chance for the Boston Bruins in the first period of their game against the Arizona Coyotes. Smith set his feet and bounced a pass off the side boards to Patrice Bergeron. Bergeron raced up the ice and found winger Brad Marchand, who fired a wrist shot that rang off the crossbar. The scoring...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Boston Bruins have a difficult stretch of games ahead and finish February with a back-to-back against two non-playoff teams in the New Jersey Devils and Arizona Coyotes. They are two winnable games with four important points at stake, and there is no room for error with the Florida Panthers and Philadelphia Flyers trailing the Bruins by two and four points, respectively, for...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Quick-Strike Offense Vs. Oilers Wins 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. 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...
Via NESN.com
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Blackhawks Notes: Patrice Bergeron, Fourth Line Impress In 6-2 Win

The Boston Bruins needed their best players to show up in Sunday afternoon’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks and Patrice Bergeron rose to the challenge at both ends of the ice. He opened the scoring in the first period with the 200th goal of his NHL career and also earned two assists, one on Dougie Hamilton’s power-play goal and the other on Reilly Smith’s tally. Bergeron...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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