Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien says his team is playing their best hockey of the year after taking each of the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals in Pittsburgh, but is far from saying the series against the Penguins is over.
Many NHL coaches might feel compelled to speak out against Matt Cooke after his hit in Game 1, but Claude Julien knows better than to create a distraction.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to even up the Eastern Conference Finals when they take the ice for Game 2 tonight against the Boston Bruins.
It’s very rare you see Patrice Bergeron get into a dust up, but when Evgeni Malkin wanted to dance following the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night, the Bruins’ assistant captain was up to the challenge.
The Boston Bruins practiced for one final time on Friday before finally heading off for Pittsburgh, and head coach Claude Julien showed off some new defensive pairings ahead of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are halfway to the ultimate goal of hoisting the Stanley Cup, but before they get to that point, they have to go through the Boston Bruins.
It’s going to be at least a little bit more difficult to find a frosty Sam Adams in Pittsburgh in the coming weeks.
The Bruins played Pittsburgh three times this season and lost all three by one goal. Now they await the top-seeded Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, and the Bruins are trying to figure out what went wrong in those games.
History says the Bruins won’t likely complete their sweep of the Rangers on Thursday night, but they thinking about the past — they’re living in the moment.
Any kind of comeback now starts with Game 4 in New York. Three teams have recovered from an 0-3 hole to win an NHL series.
It was one of the more unusual goals you’ll see during these NHL Playoffs, but it’s the goal that has the Boston Bruins up 3-0 on the New York Rangers and just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
Silverman: The Rangers have an opportunity in Game 1 to set the tone of the series. The Bruins are still in the clouds after their seventh-game miracle comeback vs. Toronto.
Boston Bruins defenseman Wade Redden joined Gresh and Zolak on Thursday to talk about his Game 1 performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
It’s easy to be down on the Bruins right now, but here’s why you should like their matchup in the first round of the playoffs.
The Minnesota Wild have traded defenseman Greg Zanon to the Boston Bruins for defenseman Steve Kampfer.
The game has a bittersweet feel for Rochester native Mark Stuart, who was drafted by the Bruins and played his entire professional career with them until the trade deadline.
The Minnesota Wild have traded goaltender Anton Khudobin to the Boston Bruins for two 23-year-old prospects.