BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Bruins are about to face one of the NHL’s top goalies.
They’ll open their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the New York Rangers on Thursday night when they’ll try to get the puck past Henrik Lundqvist. But first they must get the puck to … Continue reading
The Toronto Maple Leafs are close to making playoff history at the expensae of the Bruins. Captain Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel scored third-period goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs edged the Boston Bruins, 2-1, Sunday to send their playoff series back to Boston for a decisive Game 7 tonight. … Continue reading
Pin It Leafs Remain Alive With Win Over Bruins TORONTO — The inconsistencies the Boston Bruins have dealt with all season continued in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series Sunday night at Air Canada Centre. If the Bruins play like they did in Sunday’s 2-1 loss to the … Continue reading
They’ve won in overtime. They’ve won two road games. Twice, they’ve come from behind. Now comes the hardest part. The Bruins have their first chance to win the best-of-7 quarterfinal playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight, in Game 5 at TD Garden (7:05, NESN, WBZ-FM/98.5). Despite their 3-1 … Continue reading
There’s something about the playoffs that brings the best out of Boston Bruins forward David Krejci. Krejci, in his sixth year in the NHL with the Bruins, broke the Maple Leafs’ hearts Wednesday night with a hat trick, including the overtime winner past James Reimer, as Boston beat Toronto, 4-3. … Continue reading
Pin It Krejci’s Hat Trick Lifts Bruins In OT TORONTO — As hockey fans were emptying out of the Air Canada Centre Wednesday night following the Boston Bruins‘ thrilling 4-3 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the public address announcer virtually … Continue reading
David Krejci’s overtime goal gave the Bruins a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. The Bruins now take a commanding 3-1 lead in their opening-round playoff series. Game Five will be Friday night at 7 in Boston.
The Maple Leafs increased their shots and hits in Game 3 against Boston. Their mistakes also went up, and that was enough for the Bruins to win, 5-2, Monday night. Adam McQuaid, Rich Peverley, Nathan Horton, Daniel Paille and David Krejci, with an empty-net goal with 1:17 remaining, scored for … Continue reading
Phil Kessel scored his first goal of the playoffs at 0:53 of the third. Kessel slipped behind Dennis Seidenberg, took a pass from Nazem Kadri, and tucked the puck behind Tuukka Rask to give the Leafs a 3-1 lead.
It never takes long for depth to be tested in the NHL playoffs. The Bruins have to dip into their reserves on Saturday night, because defenseman Andrew Ference has been suspended by the NHL for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. The Toronto Maple Leafs need a defenseman, too, … Continue reading