Second Round, Game Three: Bruins Win In OT, 2-1

Craig Smith
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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

For the second time in a row, the Bruins and Islanders would head into overtime in a tightly played contest as Boston wins 2-1. The story of the night for both teams was the outstanding goaltending on either end that kept this game a low-scoring match-up.

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Some early bad turnovers from the

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Bruins Forward Jake DeBrusk Fined $5,000 For Cross-Checking

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Tuesday that Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for cross-checking New York Islanders’ defender Scott Mayfield. DeBrusk is now the sixth player this postseason to be fined for their actions, and the first Bruins player to be fined this season/post-season.

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Bruins Post-Game Recap: Rd. 2 Gm. 1 – New York at Boston

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

After a quick five-game elimination of the Washington Capitals in Round One, the Boston Bruins start off their Round Two matchup against the New York Islanders with a packed crowd in the TD Garden for Game One. Boston won four consecutive games against Washington after falling short in the series opener to take down the second seed

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Bruins Post-Game Recap: East Division Round 1 Game 4 vs Washington

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @ndrsn27

Game four is often a pivotal game in a playoff series. Teams either can head to game five tied 2-2, leading or trailing 3-1, or there might be no game five in the case of a 4-0 sweep. The Bruins and all of us watching from home were hoping it would be the 3-1 lead variation

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Post-Game Recap: Bruins Take Series Lead Defeating Caps 3-2 In Double OT

Teammates surround Boston Bruins right wing Craig Smith after his game-winning goal against the Washington Capitals during a second overtime period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Boston. The Bruins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

They never said it was going to be easy and tonight’s game saw two teams battle it out in a physical game that saw not one but two overtimes. In what seemed like an evenly played matchup, Boston’s Craig Smith would net the game-winning goal that lifted the Bruins ahead in the series.

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Boston Bruins Regular Season Report Card Final Grades

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

By the time you read this, the Boston Bruins will have already completed their first playoff game against the Washington Capitals. The playoffs are indeed a new campaign where regular-season individual performances are often rendered moot. Stars sometimes go missing and bit players can step up to be the hero. Nonetheless, we’ve made it to this

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Post-Game Recap 5/10/21: Bruins Defeat Islanders 3-2 In Overtime

Islanders vs Bruins Preview: Isles Look to Win Another at Home
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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

A win over the Islanders would secure a first-round match-up against the Washington Capitals so tonight’s game was expected to be physical and the Bruins did not disappoint. After dominating the first period against a tough opponent, momentum would tilt slightly in favor of the Isles as both teams remained tied at the end of

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Bruins Post-Game Recap: Bruins vs Rangers – 5/8/2021

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @ndrsn27

Coming into the game, the Bruins were just four points off the top spot in the MassMutual East Division and two points out of second. Facing their last non-playoff team of the season, the Bruins needed to take care of business to gear up for the upcoming playoff run. A slow start and sloppy

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Post-Game Recap 5/6/21: Boston Bruins Defeat New York Rangers 4-0

Pregame: Notes: Rangers at Bruins 01.19.19
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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

As the regular season comes to an end and with Boston gearing up for Playoff hockey, tonight’s win saw clear dominance over an understandably quiet Rangers team. It was a complete effort from the Bruins as they dictated game flow on the ice. With the win, Boston is now two points away from second place as

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Bruins Report Cards: Boston Squanders Lead Before Losing In OT

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Boston concluded their eight-game season series with New Jersey with an overtime loss. On the season, the Bruins managed a 3-3-2 record against a pesky, speedy, and opportunistic Jersey squad. The game highlighted a number of Boston’s strengths of late dominating possession and making plays off the rush. It also showcased some of their deficiencies such

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