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The first 57 games of the regular season have seen Torey Krug build a case for Rookie of the Year consideration. Among rookies, Krug currently ranks top five in assists […]
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Knock, knock? Who’s there? Brendan Shanahan, Gary Bettman, and the rest of the NHL executives who hand out suspensions and fines in the name of player safety. Sounds like the […]
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Was James Neal kneeing Brad Marchand’s head intentional? Was it revenge? The debate continued all night following the dramatic regular season finale between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins. Anytime […]
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After sustaining a concussion in the Bruins 5-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on October 23rd, Loui Eriksson would miss the next five contests. During that span, the Bruins played […]
Before the Florida Panthers and the Boston Bruins could drop the puck on Thursday’s game, Claude Julien’s simple answer to a question about a former teammate set the tone for the entire night.
“They’d be right,” said Julien, when asked if the Bruins don’t win a Stanley Cup without Tim Thomas. He went on a bit further.
“Tim Thomas doesn’t win the Stanley Cup, if our team doesn’t play as well as they did in front of him,” finished the Bruins’ head coach. “So, this is an honest statement: Tim played well but I think our team played just as well in front of him.”
Forget what he said about Thomas. Julien set the tone by stressing the importance of playing as a team, in order to be successful. It was a common theme that came full circle. The Bruins needed to go back to the basics and play their game in order to win. After a bumpy first period, it’s exactly what they did.
After getting off to a hot start (5-2-0), the Bruins fell back to the pack in the second half of October. Including the first two games of November, the Bruins […]