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8 Underacheiving NHL Playoff Performers

Every year the NHL playoffs brings out the best in some and the worst in others. For every pleasant surprise there is an equal and opposite disappointment and no players […]

Brad Marchand has scored 9 goals on only 20 shots in 2013. (Icon SMI)

Boston Bruins on the Brink of Elimination after Loss to Caps

  The Boston Bruins dropped game five of their best-of-seven series with the Washington Capitals 4-3 at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon. The Caps lead the series three games to […]

by · April 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
Tempers Flare in Washington (Tom Turk/THW)

Stop Hitting Yourself: How the Boston Bruins are Antagonizing Their Way to Victory

It’s a no brainer, but in the playoffs so far six of the eight series are being won by the team who has taken the fewest penalties. That doesn’t necessarily […]

by · April 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
The Consequences Of Early Elimination

The Consequences Of Early Elimination

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent All first round playoff exits are not created equal. For some teams, just making it into the tournament is enough to render a season […]

What Buffalo should have won - photo by jvr33 (via flickr)

THW Has Spoken: And the Stanley Cup Winner is….

Last week, fellow writer Stephen Stoneman (@Stonemanstephen) asked members of THW who they thought would make it to the Stanley Cup Finals and who the eventual victor would be. While […]

Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Playoff Pool Chutes And Ladders: A Brave New World!

Welcome to the second season ladies and gentlemen. Just because the regular season is over does not mean the fantasy fun ends. Playoff pools are becoming more popular than ever. […]

Holtby and Co. stop a Brad Marchand Bid (SlidingSideways/Flickr CC)

The Unbelievability of Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals’ X-Factor

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent Alex Ovechkin. Tim Thomas. Alexander Semin. Zdeno Chara. These are marquee names in the game of hockey. Any one of these players could easily […]

by · April 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
The Bruins and Capitals meet tonight in Boston. Photo Credit: Flickr/Slidingsideways (CC)

Boston Bruins’ Anemic Attack Cause for Concern versus Caps

The Boston Bruins head to Washington following a disappointing split of their first two games against the Capitals. Both contests went to overtime and on each occasion the Black and […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
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Chris Kelly, Bruins spoil Braden Holtby’s impressive outing

BOSTON– The story coming out of Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins should have been about the performance of rookie goaltender Braden Holtby.

Chris Kelly had other plans.

Just 1:18 into overtime, Kelly scored the Bruins’ first and only goal of the game to seal the victory and take the 1-0 series lead for Boston.

by · April 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Uncategorized, Washington Capitals
Ovechkin, Chara. Chara, Ovechkin.

Ovechkin, Chara. Chara, Ovechkin.

Move over Sid, because Ovechkin’s found a new match with Big Z and the Boston B’s. The series between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals is going to reveal itself […]

by · April 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
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Bruins vs. Capitals Series Preview Part V: Conclusion and Predicton

The Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals meet tonight in game one of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. The Bruins enter heavily favored to dispatch Washington despite losing their season-series to […]

The Stanley Cup Playoffs will likely have a much different look soon (cr: mastermaq@flickr)

Top 10 Greatest Stanley Cup Playoff Upsets (Picks 1-5)

Hockey fans were taken through a bit of history as the timeline ranged from the 1930s to 2006. If history has shown hockey fans anything, then it has illustrated that there are no guarantees when the Stanley Cup playoffs begin.