Tag Archive | "Boston Bruins"

David Pastrnak dangles Oilers for gorgeous goal

Thursday, October 11, 2018

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Welcome to the highlight reel, David Pastrnak. As if he hasn’t been there before. The crafty Boston Bruins’ forward scored one of the best goals of this early-NHL season Thursday evening against the Edmonton Oilers. With Boston on a first-period power play, Pastrnak showed off his filthy hands as he undressed defenseman Matt Benning before…

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Marchand will not face Supplemental Discipline for Incident with Eller

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Brad Marchand will reportedly not face any discipline for his controversial fight against Lars Eller on Wednesday. The fight seemed to have been instigated by Marchand, considering he started throwing punches before Eller’s gloves were off. The blows left a nasty cut on Eller’s forehead and drew comparison to Max Domi’s sucker punch on Aaron…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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The Bruins are coming off a strong 2017-18 that saw them go 50-20-12. Their 112 points was good enough for fourth in the league but only second in the Atlantic Division, finishing one point behind the Tampa Bay Lightning. They eliminated their divisional rival, the Toronto Maple Leafs, in game 7 of the first round…

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Rangers Acquire McQuaid From Bruins

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Adam McQuaid from the Boston Bruins in exchange for defenseman Steven Kampfer, a fourth-round draft pick in 2019, and a conditional seventh-round draft pick. The 31-year old McQuaid is going on his ninth season in the NHL and has 13 goals and 53 assists in 462 career games. He’s spent…

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Brad Marchand low bridges and licks Ryan Callahan in Game 4

Friday, May 4, 2018

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Here we go again. Brad Marchand has stirred up plenty of controversy during the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, highlighted by an incident with Maple Leafs’ forward Leo Komarov in the Bruins’ opening game of the postseason. In Game 1 of the first-round series, Marchand could be seen clearly licking Komarov on the neck while play was ongoing:…

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Tuukka Rask loses skate blade and temper on controversial play

Saturday, April 28, 2018

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Boston Bruins’ goaltender Tuukka Rask has a history of losing his temper. In Game 1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday afternoon, it was likely justified. Rask lost his skate blade during a sequence in the second period at Amalie Arena. He was unable to move in the crease and got scored on by…

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Bruins win wild Game 7 to eliminate Maple Leafs

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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The Boston Bruins are off to the second round. The Bruins utilized a four-goal third period to rally from a 4-3 deficit to defeat the Maple Leafs in Game 7 and advance to the second round for the first time since 2014. Torey Krug tied the game 4-4 early in the third period, while Jake DeBrusk scored…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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In 2016-17, the Boston Bruins carried the second best CorsiFor% (54.3) in the NHL but narrowly made the playoffs and were eliminated in the first round by the Ottawa Senators. This summer was an uneventful one for the Bruins, who didn’t add any big names, but also didn’t lose much—other than Colin Miller to Vegas…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 20 – Playoff Reinforcements

Monday, March 14, 2016

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This week, Seegs, Beebs and D examine whether or not the Washington Capitals will be the third team in NHL history to win 60 games in a season and who will win the other three Divisions. After the break they look at some high profile injured players and suggest some forwards, defensemen and goalies to…

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