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Post-Game 2/11/23: Bruins Lose 2-1 Against Capitals

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By: Liz Rizzo| Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

The Boston Bruins returned to the TD Garden this afternoon after a nine-day All-Star break to face the Washington Capitals, who are looking to secure a Wild Card spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Boston fell behind early in the game and was unable to quickly bounce back when needed.

A bad turnover and too many … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Film Session: Charlie McAvoy vs Washington (4-10-22)

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter and Instagram: @NHLJoeTravia

Originally tweeted by JFresh (@JFreshHockey) on March 29, 2022.

While the Bruins did not have much to celebrate on Sunday, dropping a 4-2 decision to last year’s playoff foe, the Washington Capitals, one bright spot was the play of 24-year-old defensive anchor Charlie McAvoy. With his punishing physical play and slick puck-moving, … Keep Reading

Pregame Notes: Capitals vs. Bruins – 1/10/22

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By Andrew Taverna | Follow me on Twitter: @andrewtaverna

After the Bruins’ definitive 5-2 win in Tampa Bay this past Saturday, the Bruins are in Washington for a matchup against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. The Capitals are 20-7-9 this season and are currently 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. That said, the Washington Capitals are never a game the Bruins should … Keep Reading

Bruins Report Cards: Big Z Wins In Return With New Team

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Two teams with Stanley Cup aspirations, and in a fight for the top of the division, played like it. The game featured tight checking for the first two periods before opening up ever so slightly in the third frame. The contest did not lack physicality as these two teams build a rivalry borne of numerous meetings … Keep Reading

Bruins Report Cards: Comeback Kids In The Capital

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

The sequel to Saturday’s matchup with Washington had a similar script but an alternate ending. After spotting the Capitals a three-goal lead for the second game in a row, the Bruins not only stormed back but were able to close the deal with five unanswered goals including the game-winner from unlikely hero Brandon Carlo. In doing so, Boston … Keep Reading

2020-21 NHL Preview and Predictions: Bruins Edition

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By Ray Guarino | Follow me on Twitter @rayguarino

On December 21, 2020, the NHL announced the new divisional format for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions, there will be four divisions, three of which will have eight teams, with the remaining division consisting of the seven Canadian teams.

Also, this year will be a condensed 56-game schedule that includes only … Keep Reading

Pearson: Teams, I’m Excited To Watch The Bruins Play

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By: Lucas Pearson | Follow Me On Twitter @LucasPearson_

No more Maple Leafs, no more Lightning, no more Canadiens. The NHL has confirmed four brand new divisions for the upcoming season, the North, East, Central, and West. The Bruins will set up shop in the very tough East division. That division will consist of: the Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils, … Keep Reading

How The Bruins Matchup Against The Round Robin Teams

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By Bryan Murphy | Follow Me on Twitter @bryan_murphy10

The Bruins won the President’s Trophy as the top team in the NHL. However, the honor of the top seed in the Eastern Conference may not be going towards Boston. 

With the NHL’s 24-team playoff format, the Bruins, along with the other top four teams in the Eastern Conference, will play a round-robin in order … Keep Reading

The Boston Bruins Win The President’s Trophy

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By: Lucas Pearson  |  Follow Me On Twitter @LucasPearson_

With the regular season now officially completed, the NHL had some awards to hand out earlier today. For just the third time in team history, the Bruins have won the Presidents’ Trophy for having the best record in the NHL. The Bs previously won the award in the 1989-90 season, where they lost in … Keep Reading

Bruins Pastrnak Remains On Pace For Best Season

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By: Ian Smith | Follow me on Twitter @IanMalcolmSmith

David Pastrnak burst out of the gate to begin the season for the Boston Bruins, and he immediately looked like a contender for the Rocket Richard Trophy. Given that Pastrnak was coming off consecutive 30-goal seasons, he looked like a prime candidate to top that leaderboard. In his 12 games in October, Pastrnak scored an incredible 11 … Keep Reading