Patrice Bergeron and Second-Line Carrying the Boston Bruins

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The Boston Bruins‘ second-line continues to contribute at a high level. At the beginning of the year I would have laughed at you if you said Brad Marchand was going to start slow and Reilly Smith was going to be […]

Boston Bruins’ Shawn Thornton Played Important Role in First Game Back from Suspension

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Shawn Thornton played his first game after serving his suspension against the San Jose Sharks. This is a much bigger deal than some people think as Thornton embodies what it means to be a Boston Bruin. He has a veteran […]

Boston Bruins’ Shawn Thornton Wisely Accepts 15-Game Suspension

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Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has decided he won’t pursue a second appeal against the 15-game suspension he was thrown for his attack on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik. An initial attempt to appeal was rejected by NHL commissioner Gary […]

Boston Bruins Lose Dennis Seidenberg to Injury

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The Boston Bruins have been holding strong this season while dealing with the loss of various players due to injury or suspension. The team is still missing the services of offseason acquisition Loui Eriksson thanks to his second concussion of […]

Boston Bruins’ Shawn Thornton Suspension Had to be Upheld by NHL

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Shawn Thornton’s suspension had to be upheld by the NHL.They really didn’t have a choice. The NHL has been preaching player safety ever since Brendan Shanahan was put in charge. Thornton went out of his way to wrestle Brooks Orpik […]

Boston Bruins’ Shawn Thornton Deserved a 15-Game Suspension

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Shawn Thornton was suspended fifteen games for his assault on Brooks Orpik. Thornton threw Orpik to the ice and continued to punch him after earlier in the game Orpik cleaned out Loui Eriksson at the blue line. Orpik failed to […]

James Neal and Brooks Orpik Reviving Pittsburgh Penguins-Boston Bruins Rivalry

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James Neal was suspended five games for kneeing Brad Marchand in the head. That’s right — a professional hockey player actually thought it was a good idea to knee someone in the head. Neal clearly extended his knee into the […]

Boston Bruins Coach Claude Julien Calls Out Pittsburgh Penguins’ James Neal

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The Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins had yet another marquee matchup this past Saturday, one that was had its fair share of drama. Down 2-1 in the final 1:30 of the game, the Bruins rallied with goals from David Krejci […]

Shawn Thornton Takes Out Brooks Orpik with Classless Hit

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The bitterness that has built up between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins has reached an all-time high. Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik was carried off the ice on a stretcher Saturday night in the first period after being attacked by Shawn […]

Boston Bruins Have the Best Fourth Line in the NHL

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The Boston Bruins have the best fourth line in the NHL, and yes it is absolutely something to brag about. Most teams in the NHL are looking for top six forwards to provide them with two competitive lines, but the […]

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton Is A True Professional

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No one is happier than I am when Shawn Thornton scores. It is honestly one of the best feelings a Boston Bruins can have. Thornton is a bruiser, a true professional and apparently a goalscorer. Thornton now has three goals on the […]

Fans Expect the Boston Bruins to Start Slow Now

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As a Boston Bruins fan the last few weeks I’ve contemplated pulling a Miami Heat and not showing up until the second period. I don’t really see the point seeing as how the Bruins don’t feel like playing hockey until […]