Bruins news and game stories 2013-14:

Posted by: MBR on Sat Apr 19th, 2014 5:27 am
Top-seeded Bruins fall 1-0 to Detroit in Game 1 of NHL playoffsA late third-period goal lifts the Red Wings to victory in a hard-fought opening game.By Howard Ulman BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. It vanished with a flick of Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist. Just like that, on Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left, the Detroit Red Wings got the upper hand with a 1-0 win in the opener of the best-of-seven playoff series Friday night. “We know we’re good enough,” Detroit Coach Mike Babcock said, “but it’s one thing to know you’re good enough and another thing to show it.” more: ... roit_.html
Posted by: MBR on Sun Apr 20th, 2014 7:07 am
Opening playoff loss leaves Bruins with little room for errorThe regular season success seems trivial.By Howard Ulman BOSTON — The Boston Bruins’ rink is 200 feet long by 85 feet wide, just like all the others in the NHL. So much ice. But in the playoff opener with the Detroit Red Wings, so little room to skate. Pavel Datsyuk managed to find enough space in the tight-checking game to score with 3:01 left and give the Red Wings a 1-0 win on Friday night. Now Boston has to create more room in Game 2 on Sunday or it could be looking at a 2-0 deficit with the best-of-seven series shifting to Detroit...Read more: ... rror_.html
Posted by: MBR on Mon Apr 21st, 2014 7:50 am
Bruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1On Sunday, Boston didn’t take its first shot until 7:28 into the opening period. And it went in.By Howard Ulman BOSTON — Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot on goal on their four power plays and Boston won 4-1 in Game 2 on Sunday...Read more: ... _1-1_.html
Posted by: MBR on Tue Apr 22nd, 2014 9:37 am
It’s Bruin brawn against Red Wing skillThe series shifts to Detroit tied at 1-all.By Larry Lage DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have figured out what they need to do to beat the Boston Bruins. Detroit used its skill to win Game 1 against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins. Boston evened its first-round series against the eighth-seeded Red Wings by beating them up physically. The Red Wings want to flip the script in Game 3 on Tuesday night when the series shifts to Joe Louis more ... kill_.html
Posted by: MBR on Wed Apr 23rd, 2014 6:35 am
Bruins dominate Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 leadDougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron score in the first period, and Boston never looks back. DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit’s mistakes, and their stellar goaltender’s flawless performance. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period after the Red Wings had miscues on the ice and Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout, giving Boston a 3-0 win over the Red Wings and a 2-1 series lead in their first-round series...Read more: ... lead_.html
Posted by: MBR on Thu Apr 24th, 2014 8:12 am
Bruins’ defense stifling Red WingsDetroit has to find a way to score before it can think of winning.By Larry Lage DETROIT — The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings are off to their worst three-game start in any playoff series since getting shut out in the first three games of the 1945 Stanley Cup finals. Boston goalie Tuukka Rask, backchecking forwards and shot-blocking defensemen have had a lot to do with that...Read more: ... ings_.html
Posted by: MBR on Fri Apr 25th, 2014 7:25 am
Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, inching closer to second roundJerome Iginla redirects a wrist shot into the net with 6:28 left in overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-1 series lead.DETROIT — Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night in Game 4 of their first-round series. The Presidents’ Trophy winners and defending Eastern Conference champions can advance with a win against Detroit on Saturday at home...Read more ... ound_.html
Posted by: MBR on Sat Apr 26th, 2014 7:58 am
NHL playoffs: Bruins have upper handThe Presidents’ Trophy winners can finish off Detroit in Boston, where they’ve lost just seven times in regulation.By Howard Ulman BOSTON — The Boston Bruins overcame a two-goal deficit to win Game 4 of their playoff series in Detroit. Now the Red Wings must overcome a two-game deficit to keep their season alive. Boston won 3-2 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven first-round matchup. The Red Wings get their chance to turn it around Saturday on the road...Read more: ... hand_.html
Posted by: MBR on Sat Apr 26th, 2014 7:59 am
GAME 5WHAT: Eastern Conference quarterfinalsWHO: Red Wings at BruinsWHEN: 3 p.m. SaturdaySERIES: Bruins lead, 3-1TV: NBC