First, it was Ulf Samuelsson, then it was Matt Cooke and now Buffalo Sabres’ goon and all around punk John Scott has now become one of the most hated opponentsRead More
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By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent In recent years, Bruins fans may have grown accustomed to playoff overtime games. Thursday night’s Game One victory over the New York Rangers wasRead More
The Boston Bruins failed to finish off the Maple Leafs in Game 5, but don’t compare this team to the 2010 version.
On March 20th, 2011 in a game against the New York Rangers, Matt Cooke delivered a cheap elbow to the head of Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh. Cooke was quickly suspendedRead More
This isn’t Matt Cooke on Marc Savard. When Brad Marchand slowly guided himself to the ice, clutching the side of his helmet after an illegal elbow from New Jersey defenseman Anton Volchenkov, it didn’t appear that anyone aside from Marchand, Volchenkov, and referee Frederick L’Ecuyer had any clear idea of what happened.
There isn’t much to say about the 2013 Boston Bruins that hasn’t already been said—and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Prior to Tuesday night’s 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Rangers, the team was off to its best ten-game start in franchise history (8-1-1) behind a torrid goaltender tandem, contributions from all four lines and shrewd coaching from Claude Julien. For right now, the players are clicking and the Bruins are quickly becoming powerhouses of the Eastern Conference. So why does it feel like something is missing?
Because there is.