The Boston Bruins weren’t about to dance on any Montreal Canadiens’ graves after it was over and done with, but they effectively closed the door on any flickering playoff hopes for the Habs this week. It all ended with Saturday night’s 4-1 win over the Canadiens at the Bell Centre that finished off the sweep of all […]
For a while there, the Boston Bruins’ excitement was at least a bit muted by lowered expectations. Now, it’s important to point out that the Bruins have some work to do, but if you look at the standings after their 4-1 win against the Canadiens and the Lightning’s 5-2 loss to the Wild, it’s not […]
Two nights after Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien criticized his team’s effort, the Canadiens made sure that didn’t happen again. On Wednesday, Montreal lost 4-1 in Julien’s return to Boston, where he had long coached the Bruins. Against the Washington Capitals on Friday night, Julien had no complaints as his team broke a three-game losing […]
Players of the Night: Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins: Bergeron did it again. The perennial Selke contender showed off his scoring prowess (again), scoring his second hat trick in 12 days. He now has nine goals and five assists in his past eight games
The league has ignited another firestorm of controversy with the musical act for the All-Star game. We explore that decision, plus NBA ‘fights,’ innovation from the ECHL, Jersey Foul of the Week, the Flyers’ new power-play and much more.
The Bruins showed former coach Claude Julien what a changed style looks like in Boston. David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner each scored an early goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 21 shots and the Bruins beat Montreal 4-1 Wednesday night in Canadiens coach Julien’s return to Boston for the first time since he was fired nearly a […]
Coming into the season, Boston’s contention window appeared to be tightly shut. Instead, not only are they competitive, but they’re also making a case as the East’s top team behind the Lightning. Here’s how they’ve done it, and what comes next.
The Golden Knights are showing no signs of slowing down. They swept their season series with the NHL-leading Lightning, signed several players to extensions and made it clear they won’t be sellers at the trade deadline. Here’s what Vegas should do next.
Like you, we’re fantasy hockey freaks. So for this week’s Power Rankings, we decided to honor some of the statistical stars and fantasy-friendly performers for each of the NHL’s 31 teams.
For over 40 years, the Boston Bruins have featured Rene Rancourt as their anthem singer. The 78-year-old Rancourt, a trained opera singer, actually began his anthem singing career performing before Boston Red Sox games. “I knew practically nothing about hockey,” Rancourt told Joshua Kloke of Vice Sports in 2016.