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Bruins Proud, Even in Defeat

The Boston Bruins may have lost in the Stanley Cup Final, but there’s still much to be proud of about this bunch and what they accomplished.

by · June 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
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Anything But a Disappointment: The Story of the 2013 Boston Bruins

Life gets played out in moments. Snapshots of memories that stay with you all throughout your life. Still frames that shape the past with while still influencing one’s future. Life is a game of seconds, after all, and there are seconds that will stay with you forever.

At one point this year, the Boston Bruins became more than just a hockey team. The players became more than names and stats on a roster. Hockey became more than just a sport in Boston. It became an escape

by · June 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks
Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Can We Continue to Trust Ray Shero?

When reflecting upon the Pittsburgh Penguins’ playoff short-comings, we’ve blamed Dan Bylsma, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and anyone else we could think of besides Ray Shero. Why hasn’t […]

by · June 21, 2013 · 14 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Beauty of the Stanley Cup Final

It’s no surprise that this Stanley Cup Final is playing out the exact stereotype of what hockey is all about. It’s a battle; a game of chances defined by who wants it more and who is willing to sacrifice the most for a win. The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final has seen four games; three of which have gone to overtime, with the other game ending up a nail-biter. There have been battles resulting in wins, losses, and even some scars.

The ugliness is the sport at its finest, and after almost four months without a game of professional hockey, it’s a perfect ending to a truncated season.

by · June 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Uncategorized
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Bruins Dominating the NHL Stats Leader Board

Quick: go to NHL.com, click on the stats home page, and check the league leaders in all major NHL stats categories heading into Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. […]

by · June 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Seguin will be a Star in 2013-14 (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Tyler Seguin Taking His Shots For The Bruins

“What’s wrong with Tyler Seguin?” It’s a common question these days, one that I get asked all too often by those who know that I follow / cover the Boston […]

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
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Stanley Cup: Boston Escapes Chicago With Series Tied

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent It’s often said that visiting teams must “weather the storm” for the first 10 minutes of a hockey game. By then, play should settle […]

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Is Sidney Crosby the Peyton Manning of hockey? (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Questioning Sidney Crosby’s Leadership: Is He a First-Class Captain?

Is Sidney Crosby an admirable captain leading the Pittsburgh Penguins? We know he is the best player in the world, or at least one of them. Crosby tore up the […]

by · June 14, 2013 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Boston Bruins: Opportunity Lost, But All Is Not Lost

written by Ian C McLaren, Lead Boston Bruins Writer After a few hours a sleep and a couple cups of coffee, it’s proving difficult to assess the result for the […]

by · June 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
David Krejci, the Stanley Cup Playoff's leading scorer. (Icon SMI)

A Running Diary of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final

By Mike Miccoli I woke this morning with “Chelsea Dagger” stuck in my head. I suppose this might be a bad omen because I can’t remember ever waking up humming […]

by · June 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks
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Sidney Crosby Should Have Kept His Facemask On

Disclaimer: this article is both half-serious & half-joking, at the same time. Since the Pittsburgh Penguins were eliminated and swept out of the playoffs by the Boston Bruins there has […]

by · June 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Tuukka Rask In Line For Some Serious Hardware

Written by Ian C McLaren, Lead Boston Bruins Writer There seems to be a bit of a trend developing over the course of recent NHL playoff seasons, and, if the […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, NHL Goaltending