Today in Bruins History: May 21st, 2013, Bruins take 3-0 Series Lead over Rangers

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Leading the series 2-0, the series shifted to Madison Square Garden for game three as the Bruins looked to take a commanding 3-0 series lead. Boston was coming off a dominant 5-2 game two win and looked to carry momentum into New York. This was the second straight series where New York

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Looking back at the ’11-’12 Boston Bruins: March 6th, 2012

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

With 17 games left before the playoffs, the Bruins skated into Toronto and looked to end a two-game skid. Boston was sitting around the top of the Eastern Conference, while Toronto was scraping at a Wild Card spot. Bruins forward Daniel Paille would miss his second straight game because of an upper-body injury. Due to a lower-body

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Looking back at the ’11-’12 Boston Bruins: February 5th, 2012

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On a Super Bowl Sunday matinee game, the Boston Bruins skated into Washington D.C and looked to snap a two-game losing streak against the Capitals. Boston was coming off a 2-1 loss against the Pittsburgh Penguins, while Washington was coming off a 3-0 win against Montreal. One of the key storylines heading into this game was that

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Looking back at the ’11-’12 Bruins Ten Years Later: January 22nd, 2012

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

In Game 46 of the ’11-’12 season for the Boston Bruins, they would visit the Philadelphia Flyers in a Sunday Matinee game. The Bruins were sitting at a mighty 30-13-2, but Philly was also having an impressive season as they were 28-13-5. Boston came into this game without defenseman Andrew Ference, as

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Looking back at the ’11-’12 Bruins 10 Years Later: November 15th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Heading into a game against a lethal New Jersey Devils team, the scorching hot Boston Bruins looked to extend their winning streak to six games. The Bruins were able to win their fifth straight after dominating Buffalo 6-2 on November 12th. Boston was heading into this game without defenseman Andrew Ference and Daniel

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How Trading Phil Kessel Could Still Help the Bruins Win Another Cup

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @dairybeast

On September 18, 2009, the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs shook the hockey world with a blockbuster trade that would go on to have a massive impact on the future of both franchises. Phil Kessel, after scoring 36 goals in the 2008-09 campaign, packed his bags in Boston and was shipped up to Toronto in

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Boston Bruins Alumni Birthdays: July 8th Rich Peverley

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Rich Peverley, not a guy you immediately think of when someone mentions the Boston Bruins, but he made a definite impact on the Bruins franchise from 2011-2013. Peverley was brought in on a trade from the then Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart. Peverley would be placed on the Bruin’s

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Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 2 ECF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

After allowing three goals in a 1:30 span, the Bruins dug themselves a hole they couldn’t get out of and lost game one 5-2. The Bruins looked to flip the script in game two; however, it wouldn’t be easy. Patrice Bergeron was still out with an injury he suffered in the series against Philadelphia, so the Bruins

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Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 1 ECF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

For the first time since 1992, the Boston Bruins are in the Eastern Conference Finals. Their opponent for the finals was the Tampa Bay Lightning. Coming into the 2010-2011 season, many NHL analysts predicted the Lightning to miss the playoffs entirely. Now they were in the Eastern Conference Finals, one step away from the Stanley Cup

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Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: March 17th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

With the Bruin’s most recent win against the Columbus Blue Jackets, they looked to get a winning streak going when they visited the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena. Unlike Boston, who won their last game, Nashville was coming off a 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings and looked to bounce back. For the second game in

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