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Predictions From October

  Predictions From October:   With the playoff season finally among us, It's always fun to look back at your own great picks and even worse flops.    Here's my selections and why I chose them      Eastern Conference:  Atlantic:  1. Boston    (had to believe they would come back hard after losing out in the finals last year. Also, with the big...
Via Puckrant.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Take me down to Hockeytown: Bruins-Wings preview and prediction

For the first time in 57 years, the Boston Bruins and the Detroit Red Wings will meet in a playoff series.The flag will make its way 'round the Garden again, starting Friday night (via cbs.boston.com)Of course, things were a little less complicated five decades ago in the NHL, and when the Wings moved to the Campbell Conference back in 1981, any chance of meeting the Wings in...
Via BruinsLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clouts Gets It Wrong: Bruins Edition

If you frequent this blog, you've probably noticed a couple things. Most of them revolve around the fact that our Dear Leader, Cloutier, is bat crap crazy. Normally, I let this sort of thing slide under the radar, mainly because he leaves the Boston Bruins out of it. But today, he's gone way too far.  Let me make this clear. Loui Eriksson is not going to be an Edmonton...
Via Puckrant.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli’s Offseason Moves Paying Off For Bruins In Big Way (Video)

General manager Peter Chiarelli’s offseason moves paid off for the Boston Bruins in the regular season to the tune of the Presidents’ Trophy and the B’s hope to see that success continue well into the postseason. The Fourth of July blockbuster trade that brought Loui Eriksson and Reilly Smith to Boston revamped the third line, the free-agent signing of Jarome Iginla resulted...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith 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 morning at 10 a.m. ET and conclude on Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week and enter to win a $100 gift certificate to the Pro Shop at TD Garden. Voting begins every Friday at 10 a.m. ET and ends Monday...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Reilly Smith Or Chad Johnson?

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 enter to win a $100 gift certificate to the Pro Shop at TD Garden. Play 1: Smith reaches 20-goal mark Play 2: Johnson keeps Jets...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins closing in on President's Cup despite shootout loss to Jets

Boston Bruins' goalie Chad Johnson was spectacular between the pipes on Thursday night against the Winnipeg Jets.Winnipeg netminder Michael Hutchinson was better - which is insane.Hutchinson made save after miraculous save after yielding a goal on a terrific effort by Brad Marchand on an even more terrific bounce pass from Reilly Smith, stopping 33 shots and keeping the Jets...
Via Little Blog of Hate
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins' Shootout Woes Continue in 2-1 Loss to Winnipeg

Luckily for the Boston Bruins, their recent shootout woes won't affect them in the playoffs.  Their tendency to give up goals late in the third period to lead to these shootouts might affect them starting next week. Evander Kane scored the tying goal with 1:57 left in the third period, and former Bruins draft pick goalie Michael Hutchinson stopped all three shots in the shootout...
Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith Sets Up Brad Marchand For Bruins’ First Goal Against Jets (Video)

The Boston Bruins opened the scoring in Thursday night’s game against the Jets when Brad Marchand beat Winnipeg goaltender Michael Hutchinson for his 24th goal of the season. Marchand took a clever pass from linemate Reilly Smith that bounced off the end boards and then made a sweet move to beat Hutchinson. Check out a breakdown of the goal in the Berkshire Bank Exciting Rewind...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild overcome Bruins, 4-3 in shootout

Well it was a tought night for the Bruins Tuesday as they couldn't overcome the Minnesota Wild as they took the 4-3 shootout loss.  The Bruins were without Jarome Iginla, who missed his third game in four days, as he deals with a lower-body injury still.  The Bruins got goals from key players, Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron and Loui Erikkson. Jason Pominville scored twice and...
Via CLNS Radio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Power Play, Reilly Smith’s Goal Among Positives From Loss To Wild

It’s not easy to analyze the Boston Bruins right now. The B’s have clinched just about everything there is to clinch in the NHL’s regular season, and after Tuesday’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild, there are just three games left to play. Boston has started to enter shut-down mode. They rested three regulars in St. Paul, and shortened the bench as they sat down...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith Becomes Fifth Bruin To Reach 20-Goal Mark After Power-Play Goal (Video)

Just 1:55 after the Minnesota Wild took a 1-0 lead in the first period of Tuesday night’s game, Reilly Smith tied things up with an unassisted power-play goal. The young winger joined Jarome Iginla (30), Patrice Bergeron (29), Milan Lucic (24) and Brad Marchand (23) as he became the fifth Bruin to reach the 20-goal mark this season. After the B’s battled hard for the puck behind...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith wins Bruins Seventh Player Award

Reilly Smith has enjoyed just a single goal scored in his last 26 games amid a sputtering end to his first full season in Boston, but Saturday was a positive day all the same. Smith finished with a shot on net and a plus-1 in 15 minutes of active ice time in Boston’s 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, but his big moment was prior to the game when he was awarded NESN’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bruins May Need To Get Creative To Re-Sign Jarome Iginla

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, This is how the Bruins locked up Iginla to a one-year contract with a $1.8 million cap hit. They promised Iginla $4.2 million in bonuses for a possible payday of $6 million. So far, Iginla has been well worth the investment. The drawback, as the Bruins always knew, is how it will affect next year’s books. The Bruins are projected...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith wins the Seventh Player Award...was he the right choice?

Before the puck dropped in Saturday's matinee game between the Flyers and the Bruins, it was revealed that the winner of the annual Seventh Player Award was winger Reilly Smith. The award, as always, is voted on by the fans and given to the Bruins player who most exceeded expectations throughout the course of the year. In his first full-season in the NHL and his first with...
Via BruinsLife
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins power past Flyers, 5-2

The Bruins wanted to stay sharp with tightly competitive games right up to the playoffs, and that’s exactly what they are getting. But the B’s found the perfect play at the perfect time to execute yet another victory, their 53rd of the season, in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden. Patrice Bergeron won a clean face off to a waiting Johnny Boychuk at the right...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Forward Reilly Smith Wins NESN’s 7th Player Award

BOSTON — Reilly Smith was named the 7th Player Award winner on Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. The 7th Player Award is given to the Bruins player that exceeded expectations. Smith was recognized prior to the Bruins-Flyers game. Smith has had an impressive first season with the Bruins. He’s scored 19 goals and added 30 assists in his first full season with the Black and Gold...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith Wins Bruins 7th Player Award ☆

Earlier we went through our Seventh Player Award finalists. - Iginla - Soderberg - Smith - Krug -Johnson And the winner is…. Reilly Smith! Smith has 49 points in 77 games for the Bruins, including 13 points on the powerplay. He was a throwaway name in the Seguin-Eriksson deal, and worked some magic in the first half of the season. Damn. We really thought it’d be Seguin again.
Via Days of Y'Orr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Win Today’s Bruins 7th Player Award? ☆

It’s that time of year again! Time for when we get to see how close Bruins fans have been paying attention to the season when voting for the NESN/Boston Bruins 7th Player Award. For those who need a refresher, the 7th Player Award is supposed to go to the Bruins player who went above and beyond expectations. So who’ll get the award and car this year? Here are our finalists. ...
Via Days of Y'Orr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Flyers: 7th player award day

The Bruins are back in Boston to play some matinee hockey against the Philadelphia Flyers. Today the Bruins are also giving out the 7th player award. Some hopefuls are Carl Soderberg, Reilly Smith, Chad Johnson, Torey Krug, and Kevan Miller.But back to the game, and to the Flyers, who are still holding on to a playoff spot. Every win is important for teams like the Flyers this late...
Via BruinsLife
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Burning Questions For Bruins’ Final Five Games Of Regular Season

The Boston Bruins have reached the home stretch. The dog days of January, the Olympic break and a jam-packed March schedule have all come and gone. The B’s have just five games left before they finally begin the playoffs. There’s not a lot that the Bruins can gain or lose in that five-game stretch, but there are certainly some things worth keeping an eye on as the regular season...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Reilly Smith’s Struggles Are Overblown

Jared Wickerham / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) Reilly Smith only has one goal in his last 21 games. That’s the only thing most people want you to think about. He hasn’t been scoring goals, so therefore Reilly Smith hasn’t been very good. It’s the type of thing that makes me roll my eyes into the back of my head. Yes, Reilly Smith only has one goal in his last...
Via The Hockey Guys
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Capitals: time for a road trip

The Bruins are in Washington today to play the first game of their four game road trip. The Capitals are 34-27-12 so far this season and are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. The Cap's are fighting for a playoff spot and it'll be up to the Bruins to stave them off.The Capitals are struggling to make the playoffs. Alex Ovechkin has 48 goals (!!!) so far this season, but of...
Via BruinsLife
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Create Scoring Chances With Great Energy From Second Line (Video)

Even after Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring for the Boston Bruins in the first period of Saturday’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes, the B’s second line kept attacking and created great scoring chances. Bergeron’s linemates Brad Marchand and Reilly Smith won puck battles along the boards, played physical and were tenacious in front of the net. It’s been the Bruins’...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl or Reilly? The race for the Seventh Player Award

The Bruins Seventh Player Award is handed out ever year to the player who has performed above and beyond what was expected of him through the course of the season.Past winners of the award include Doug Hamilton (2013), Tyler Seguin (2012), Brad Marchand (2011), Tuukka Rask (2010), David Krejci (2009) and Milan Lucic (2008).So who's deserving of the award this year? Which...
Via BruinsLife
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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