It’s Not Time to Sit or Trade Rask

The Boston media has often been criticized for being too extreme. In a city as passionate about its sports franchises as Boston, it makes sense that everything is hyper-analyzed, for better or for worse. The Boston Bruins are no exception. After getting out to a hot start under Bruce Cassidy, the Bruins have since cooled, and are now battling for a wild card playoff spot. They endured...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 hours ago

Fans Shouldn’t Give Up On Tuukka Rask

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask found himself in hot water with the media and the fans again. The B’s number one goaltender was out for yet another important game for Boston. Some people will never love Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask. Even if he brings home a Stanley Cup as the B’s number one goaltender, […] Boston Bruins: Fans Shouldn’t Give Up On Tuukka Rask...
Via Causeway Crowd
10 hours ago

Bruins Players Shave Heads At 10th Annual ‘Cuts For A Cause’ Event

The Boston Bruins held the 10th annual “Cuts for a Cause” charity event Tuesday at the House of Blues in Boston. Proceeds from the event go to the Boston Bruins Foundation and the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. For more on the special event, check out the “NESN Sports Today” video above, presented by People’s United Bank.
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Riley Nash, Anton Khudobin Guide Bruins to Biggest Win of Season

In the biggest game of the regular season, two unlikely heroes emerged to give the Boston Bruins the two points that they desperately needed.
Via CLNS Radio
15 hours ago

Bruins center David Krejci leaves practice with upper-body injury

David Krejci left Monday’s practice early. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports) Bruins practice began with David Krejci in his usual spot in the middle of the club’s second line. But Krejci departed off the ice and back to the inner workings of the maze known as Warrior Ice Arena long before practice came to a close, and Ryan Spooner finished practice in Krejci’s spot with Drew...
Via Big Bad Blog
1 day ago

Tuukka Rask returns to Bruins practice, expects to play tomorrow

Tuukka Rask believes he’ll be ready to play tomorrow. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports) The Bruins were forced to roll without No. 1 goaltender Tuukka Rask in last Saturday’s 2-1 victory over the Islanders, but with Zane McIntyre returned to Providence late last night, and Rask back on the ice today, it’s clear how the 30-year-old Rask feels heading into the week. “Good...
Via Big Bad Blog
1 day ago

Bruins' weekly 3 Stars: Unlikely saviors keeping playoff hopes alive

COMMENTARY Desperately looking for a win on Saturday night against the Islanders, the Bruins put an end to their four-game losing streak with their 2-1 victory in Brooklyn. A week that started off with three setbacks against the Maple Leafs, Senators and Lightning ended with a pair of unlikely players keeping the Bruins in the […]
1 day ago

Captain Zdeno Chara named Bruins’ nominee for 2017 Masterton Memorial Trophy

B’s captain Zdeno Chara has been selected as the Bruins’ nominee for the Masterton Trophy. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports) The Boston chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association has selected Zdeno Chara as the Bruins’ nominee for the 2017 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, the award annually awarded to the NHL player that best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance...
Via Big Bad Blog
1 day ago

Wins Becoming Increasingly Crucial

After avenging some recent tough losses last night, winning is a must going forward for the Boston Bruins. Winning is always important, but for the Boston Bruins especially, they need every point they can get going forward. A 2-1 win over the New York Islanders was huge last night. Not only because of the fact […] Boston Bruins: Wins Becoming Increasingly Crucial - Causeway Crowd...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Charlie McAvoy Signing Could Be Delayed

Boston Bruins: Charlie McAvoy Signing Could Be Delayed According to Bob McKenzie At this point in the year, NHL teams are contacting some of their prospects in college and offering them NHL contracts. Some stars have already inked contracts with their NHL clubs and have immediately been involved in teams plans. The Vancouver Canucks signed […] Boston Bruins: Charlie McAvoy Signing...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Top 3 All-Time Bruins Goalies

The Boston Bruins have a rich history in the world of hockey as an Original Six franchise, but their history of goaltenders has not always been strong. According to, 106 goalies have pulled the Bruins jersey over their pads and guarded the net. In my 26 years as a Bruins observer, I have witnessed what we will call an interesting string of goalies come through...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Ryan Fitzgerald Signs With Boston Bruins; Will Report to Providence

We’re glad this Eagle is staying in the area Ryan Fitzgerald has signed an entry-level deal with the Boston Bruins organization. Fitzgerald will report to the AHL’s Providence Bruins on an Amateur Tryout basis for the rest of this season; his two-year, entry-level professional deal kicks in at the start of the 2017-18 season. Fitzgerald was drafted by the Bruins in the fourth...
Via BC Interruption
4 days ago

The Bruins aren't collapsing (again), they're quitting (again)

COMMENTARY They’re doing it again. As we barrel toward the conclusion of the NHL season, the Boston Bruins are, once again, choking down the stretch, seemingly destined to gag away a chance at the postseason for the third-straight year. As it turns out, Bruce Cassidy isn’t the savior we thought he might be. The Bruins […]
4 days ago

WATCH: 068: Covering the Boston Bruins | Bruce Cassidy | Playoff Push | Powered by CLNS Radio

The Bruins Beat crew is feeling a bit uneasy after the B's lost 3 in a row. We discuss what they have to do to make the playoffs for the first time in 3 years. Mike also is having issues with his aol, commodore 64 and dial up all at once. Mike vs Technology and Technology WINS! Tune in for the fun!
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton scores on Anton Khudobin from center ice

Good things happen when you shoot the puck. In Dougie Hamilton’s case, a simple dump-in from center ice resulted in one of the easiest goals he’ll ever score.In the second period in Wednesday’s bout between the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins, the odd occurrence happened. Hamilton carried the puck through the neutral zone and quickly fired a shot from center ice. Against all...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

David Backes Returns After Injury, Roofs A Goal To Give Bruins The Lead Over Flames

Boston Bruins forward David Backes went down with a scary looking leg injury early in the game Wednesday night against the Calgary Flames. Backes was skating towards the boards after the puck but lost an edge on his left skate and slammed knees first into the boards. Backes left the game and returned in the second period and scored a beautiful goal to give the Bruins a 3-2 lead...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marchand has hat trick in 3rd; Bruins roll past Canucks 6-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Brad Marchand had a hat trick in the third period, including the winning goal with under eight minutes to go, and the Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Monday night. Marchand, who also had an assist, has 35 goals on the season to tie Sidney Crosby for tops in the NHL. David Backes, Zdeno Chara and David Krejci had the other goals...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Key road trip on the horizon

The Boston Bruins are sitting pretty. After trade deadline acquisition Drew Stafford bounced a shot home with five seconds remaining against Philadelphia on Saturday night, Bruce Cassidy’s squad pulled three points ahead of the nearest non-playoff team, and Boston owns a sparkling 10-3 record since the midseason coaching change. When Claude Julien was axed in February, the squad...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 066: Covering the Boston Bruins | Red Wings and Flyers win | Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak |...

Well you will be feasting on a delicious Bruins Beat sandwich as we have two shows this week! In Sunday's show, the crew talks about the B's wins over Detroit & Philly and looks ahead at their Western Canada trip. We find out Jason lives in a jet engine and share's a mutual friend with 98.5's Sarge Riley! Listen in to all the Black & Gold Mayhem!
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

This Young Fan Reuniting With Military Dad At Bruins Game Is The Best

We’ve seen plenty of reunions between military members and their family members at sporting events, and most are pretty awesome. But it’ll be hard to top the surprise a young Boston Bruins fan got before Wednesday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings. A young fan named Anthony, who plays for the New England Jr. Falcons youth hockey team, lived out every kid’s dream of giving...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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