NHL Playoffs: Bruins advance to Eastern finals vs. Penguins

Posted by: MBR on Mon May 27th, 2013 7:13 am
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS: Krug goes from unknown to hero BOSTON — Torey Krug had never played in an NHL game when the Bruins rallied from three goals down in the third period of Game 7 in their first-round series with the Toronto Maple Leafs.“I was sitting there watching Game 7 much like you were as a fan,” the 22-year-old defenseman told reporters Friday. “It was unbelievable to watch, and when (Dennis) Seidenberg went down, I didn’t even really think about (what that might mean for me)Read more: http://www.kjonline.com/sports/STANLEY- ... -hero.html
Posted by: MBR on Tue May 28th, 2013 7:21 am
NHL PLAYOFFS: Bruins hope for better resultsBOSTON (AP) -- The Bruins played Pittsburgh three times this season and lost all three by one goal. Now they await the top-seeded Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, and the Bruins are trying to figure out what went wrong in those games."We'll look at our games and things that we did well, things that we need to be better at," Bruins coach Claude Julien said Monday during a news conference at TD Garden. "But we also look at the playoff games. We look at everything.Read more: http://www.kjonline.com/sports/bruins-h ... 05-27.html
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jun 2nd, 2013 6:48 am
Bruins shut out Penguins 3-0 in Eastern Conference finals opener PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins faced off in a playoff series for the first time in 21 years on Saturday night, in the Eastern Conference finals. Both teams were looking to take the first step toward getting back to the Stanley Cup Finals for a second time ...Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/06/02/s ... ls-opener/
Posted by: MBR on Mon Jun 3rd, 2013 6:06 am
NHL: Bruins ready for Game 2PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s a dry erase board in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ dressing room coach Dan Bylsma uses to remind his players about where they stand in their bid for a Stanley Cup.For the first time this postseason, the Penguins find themselves with a bagel next to their name after the Boston Bruins pulled away for a 3-0 victory in Game 1 on Sunday night.“It’s a different look,” Bylsma said.One that will only certainly get worse if Pittsburgh can’t collect itself in Game 2 on Monday night.Read more: http://www.kjonline.com/sports/NHL-Brui ... ame-2.html
Posted by: MBR on Tue Jun 4th, 2013 6:39 am
Bruins rout Penguins, take 2-0 series leadBy John Perrotto PITTSBURGH — Though his Boston Bruins have taken complete control of the Eastern Conference finals, coach Claude Julien isn’t looking ahead to the Stanley Cup Finals just yet. Brad Marchand scored two first-period goals, and the Bruins raced to a big early lead on their way to a 6-1 rout ...Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/06/03/s ... ries-lead/
Posted by: MBR on Wed Jun 5th, 2013 5:35 am
NHL: Bruins return home with chance to sweepBOSTON -- Sidney Crosby and the potent Pittsburgh Penguins have been punchless.Pittsburgh led the NHL in scoring in the regular season. It averaged 4.27 goals per game in the first two rounds of the playoffs. And it poured in 13 goals in the last two games of the Eastern Conference semifinals.Read more: http://www.kjonline.com/sports/bruins-r ... 06-04.html
Posted by: MBR on Thu Jun 6th, 2013 7:43 am
Bergeron goal lifts Bruins past Penguins in 2OT BOSTON — It looks like Jarome Iginla was wrong. Back at the trade deadline, the future Hall of Famer decided he wanted to go to Pittsburgh rather than Boston because the Penguins had a better chance to win the Stanley Cup. But early Thursday morning, Patrice Bergeron tipped a Brad Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/06/06/s ... is-in-2ot/
Posted by: MBR on Fri Jun 7th, 2013 7:37 am
Penguins may have only distant shot vs. BruinsSeemingly omnipotent Pittsburgh faces a sweep and has been outscored 11-2 in the first three gamesBOSTON - The Penguins are improving at putting more shots on net. They just need to put more into the net.And they're running out of time.Pittsburgh fired 54 shots on Boston goalie Tuukka Rask, but the Bruins won 2-1 in double overtime Wednesday night for a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.Read more: http://www.pressherald.com/sports/pengu ... 06-07.html
Posted by: MBR on Sat Jun 8th, 2013 6:25 am
McQuaid goal puts Bruins in Cup finalsBy Ken Powtak BOSTON — The Boston Bruins’ stunning run against the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins is complete. Adam McQuaid scored the lone goal 5:01 into the third period and Tuukka Rask turned in another stellar effort, stopping 26 shots for his second shutout of the series as the Bruins beat the top-seeded Penguins ...Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/06/07/s ... up-finals/