Boston Bruins Offseason Outlook

Sometimes, things don’t go according to plan. This was true for the 2017-18 Boston Bruins who fell short of their ultimate goal of winning a Stanley Cup following a loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second-round of the postseason. Related: Bruins Exceeded Expectations in 2017-18 Though the Bruins were unable to capture hockey’s […]

Rask & Officiating Didn’t Cause Early Exit

In Game 5 of their second-round matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Boston Bruins were eliminated from the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Their quest for ice hockey’s most-saught-for trophy was over. Thus the blame game ensued in Boston. Fans and media alike began pointing the finger – most in one of two places: goaltender […]

Bruins Exceeded Expectations in 2017-18

Not all stories have a happy ending. For many, sports teams winning in Boston is somewhat of an expected outcome given how successful teams from the city have been over the last two decades. Since 2001, the New England Patriots (five), Boston Red Sox (three), Boston Celtics (one) and Boston Bruins (one) have combined for […]

Marchand Yaps About Officials, but Is It Warranted?

Brad Marchand spoke out on Wednesday about the officiating of the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning second-round series of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. ‘It’s just funny how inconsistent they are.’ – Brad Marchand The Bruins’ star winger was clearly upset about the inconsistency in penalties called by referees throughout the team’s past three […]

Bruins Roundtable: X-Factors for 2nd Round

The opening round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs was a rollercoaster ride for the Boston Bruins. After taking a commanding 3-1 lead against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Bruins allowed Toronto to even the series at three games apiece.  The B’s ultimately prevailed in the decisive Game 7, leaning on several key players along […]

League Reprimanding Marchand: Click Bait or Lick Bait?

Keep your tongue to yourself. In other words, stop licking, lickety split. That’s the gist of the message from the National Hockey League to Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand. The veteran winger who has developed into a bonafide scorer, also has a reputation for figuratively getting under the opposition’s skin. He took that characteristic to […]