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  1. Preview: Boston vs Ottawa, Game 4
  2. PREVIEW: Ottawa @ Boston, Game 3 at 7:00 PM
  3. Bruins Edge Senators in Game 1
  4. Playoff Preview: Western Conference
  5. PREVIEW: Boston @ Ottawa, Game 1

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Boston the City of Champions
April 19, 2017
Preview: Boston vs Ottawa, Game 4

Wednesday, April 19, 7:30pm ET, First Round, Game 4, Ottawa @ Boston Need to know: Senators Erik Karlsson. Ottawa’s star defenseman has been one of the keys to the Sens current 2-1 series lead. He has played a large role in breaking down the Bruins both offensively as well as preventing some of Boston’s top…

Boston the City of Champions
April 17, 2017
PREVIEW: Ottawa @ Boston, Game 3 at 7:00 PM

The Bruins are hosting Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators in Game 3 of their first round series. The Bruins surrendered a two goal lead in the third period of Game Two, and everyone’s favorite pylon Dion Phaneuf scored in OT to even the series for the Senators. The Bruins have been bit by the…

Boston the City of Champions
April 13, 2017
Bruins Edge Senators in Game 1

The Bruins secured the third seed in the Atlantic division. The Ottawa Senators had the pride and privilege of being the Bruins opponent in the first round. The Senators boasted a 4-0-0 record against the Bruins in the regular season. Boston had some injuries they had to face, and recently signed Charlie McAvoy was slated…

Boston the City of Champions
April 12, 2017
Playoff Preview: Western Conference

The field is set and it is officially time for the 2017 NHL Playoffs. Lets take a look at the Western Conference side of the bracket. Chicago Blackhawks (C1) vs Nashville Predators (WC2) The Chicago Blackhawks are the number one seed out of the West. The Nashville Predators were the last ones to secure a…

Boston the City of Champions
April 12, 2017
PREVIEW: Boston @ Ottawa, Game 1

On Wednesday, April 12, at 7pm ET, the Boston Bruins (A3) begin Game 1 of the first round in the 2017 playoffs at the Ottawa Senators (A2). Season Series: OTT 4-0-0 Need to know: Senators Like the Bruins, Ottawa was not in the playoffs last season and returns this year second in the division. This…

Boston the City of Champions
April 8, 2017
Preview: Bruins vs. Capitals

It’s finally here, game 82. This season really has gone by fast. Win or lose today the Bruins are in the playoffs. With a win they lock up the 3rd seed and most likely play Ottawa in round 1. With a loss they could end up with the 8th seed and Washington in the first…

Boston the City of Champions
April 6, 2017
PREVIEW: Boston vs Ottawa

On Thursday, April 6, at 7pm ET, the Boston Bruins (44-30-6) will host the Ottawa Senators (42-27-10). Need to know: Senators Ottawa currently sits second in the Atlantic Division with 94 points, but have not yet clinched a playoff spot. With three games remaining, their odds of making the post season are still over 90%…

Boston the City of Champions
April 4, 2017
Bruins Clinch Playoff Berth Against Tampa

The message was clear and concise – win and you’re in. Lose, and lose complete control of your playoff destiny for the Bruins. The Tampa Bay Lightning came into Boston. Tampa is the team that’s directly chasing the Bruins four points back with a game in hand. If the Bruins win in regulation and deny…

Boston the City of Champions
April 4, 2017
PREVIEW: Boston vs Tampa Bay

On Tuesday, April 4, at 7pm ET, the Boston Bruins (43-30-6) will host the Tampa Bay Lightning (39-29-10). Need to know: Lightning Tampa Bay is 5-0-1 in their last six games. For this reason, the playoff hopes are staying alive. However, tonight is a must-win. If Tampa falls tonight, their playoff hopes are over. Even…

Boston the City of Champions
April 3, 2017
Bruins Pull Out a Win in Chicago

Wow, what a game. A huge win for the Bruins. No one was expecting them to go into the United Center and pull off a huge upset against the Hawks like that. The B’s are now just one win away from clinching the playoffs for the first time in 3 years. The story of this…

Boston the City of Champions
April 3, 2017
Push for the Playoffs: Boston’s Battle For The East

Seven more days. One more week of regular season hockey. That’s all. The current Eastern Standings as of April 3: Boston’s three remaining games: Tuesday vs Tampa Bay Thursday vs Ottawa Saturday vs Washington Toronto’s five remaining games: Monday at Buffalo Tuesday vs Washington Thursday vs Tampa Bay Saturday vs Pittsburgh Sunday vs Columbus Ottawa’s…

Boston the City of Champions
April 2, 2017
Bruins sign Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson to ELC

Forsbacka Karlsson was selected by the Bruins in with the 45th  overall pick in the 2nd round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.  He will burn the first year off of his Entry Level Contract, and will likely assume the role as third line center as early as Tuesday night in a pivotal contest against…

Boston the City of Champions
March 30, 2017
Recap: Bruins skate past Stars

The Boston Bruins hosted the Dallas Stars Thursday night. As Boston is fighting for a playoff spot, Dallas has had a rough year, and they are sitting near the bottom of the Western Conference. Boston came in desperately needing two points to stay in playoff contention. Boston came out firing as Dallas looked like a…

Boston the City of Champions
March 30, 2017
Preview: Boston vs. Dallas

Thursday, March 30th the Boston Bruins (40-30-6) take on the Dallas Stars (31-34-11) at the Garden, in a game that the Bruins need to get 2 points out of. The Bruins are currently 3 points ahead of the Tampa Bay Lighting for the last wild card spot, and 1 point behind the Toronto Maple Leafs…

Boston the City of Champions
March 28, 2017
PREVIEW: Boston vs Nashville

On Tuesday, March 28th, at 7pm ET, the Boston Bruins (39-30-6) host the Nashville Predators (39-25-11). There are 13 days left in the regular season. Both Boston and Nashville have seven games remaining. Need to know: Predators Nashville comes into tonight sitting third in the Central Division. They have 89 points and are looking up…

Boston the City of Champions
March 23, 2017
PREVIEW: Boston vs Tampa Bay

On Thursday, March 23, at 7pm ET, the Boston Bruins (38-29-6) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (34-29-9). Need to know: Lightning The Lightning have continuously been plagued with injuries throughout this whole season. Yet, they are still holding on to a potential playoff appearance. Tampa Bay is coming off of a tough home loss to…

Boston the City of Champions
March 22, 2017
Metropolitan Division Breakdown

Metropolitan Division NHL standings Team GP W L OTL P GF GA Diff L10 STRK Capitals 72 47 17 8 102 232 161 71 5-4-1 W2 Penguins 72 46 17 9 101 252 199 53 8-1-1 W3 Blue Jackets 71 47 18 6 100 228 164 64 8-2-0 W4 Rangers 73 45 24 4 94…

Boston the City of Champions
March 22, 2017
Central Division Breakdown March 2017

Chicago is firmly in the number one position with 9 games remaining on their schedule.  Chicago has a 6 point lead on the second place Wild thanks to the Minnesota Wild’s recent skid (3-7-0 in their last 10). They are looking to head into the playoffs with the top spot in the division. Patrick Kane…

Boston the City of Champions
March 22, 2017
Pacific Division Breakdown

Pacific Division standings as of March 22: Divisional Matchups of the week: Anaheim @ San Jose 3/18 – ANA 2, SJS 1 Los Angeles @ Calgary 3/19 – LAK 2, CGY 5 Los Angeles @ Edmonton 3/20 – LAK 0, EDM 2 Sharks Staying First 19 days remain in the NHL regular season schedule. 19 days. As teams across the league,…

Boston the City of Champions
March 21, 2017
Recap: Bruins fall to Toronto

The Boston Bruins traveled to Toronto to takes on the Toronto Maple Leafs Monday night. The two teams have to fight for a playoff spot going into the last stretch of the season. A great showing by both teams early but a late explosion of goals in the third by the Leafs gave them the 4-2 win….

Boston the City of Champions
March 21, 2017
Recap: Bruins fall to Senators

The Ottawa Senators came the TD Garden to take on the Boston Bruins Tuesday night. Boston was sitting in third place behind the Senators with 10 games to play. The Bruins hoped to gain ground on them but fell short as Ottawa came out with the 3-2 win in Boston. FIRST PERIOD The first period…

Boston the City of Champions
March 21, 2017
PREVIEW: Boston vs Ottawa

On Tuesday, March 21, at 7pm ET, the Boston Bruins (38-28-6) host divisional opponent Ottawa Senators (39-24-8). NEED TO KNOW: SENATORS While this may not be a “must-win” for Ottawa, it would still be a crucial two points in an effort to close the gap on Montreal. The Sens are currently facing a four-game losing…

Boston the City of Champions
March 20, 2017
Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Boston (38-27-6) travels to Toronto (32-23-15) Monday night to play the Maple Leafs, who are breathing down Bostons neck in the divisional race. The Leafs stand just three points behind Boston with a game in hand, so this game could really help swing the division. Boston is coming off an ugly 7-4 loss at the…

Boston the City of Champions
March 19, 2017
Recap: Bruins Lose Big in Edmonton

The Boston Bruins continued their western Canada trip when they took on the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, March 16th. The Oilers got out to a 3-0 lead but the Bruins fought back to make it 3-2. That was as close as the game would get as the Oilers hung seven goals on the Bruins and…

Boston the City of Champions
March 16, 2017
Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Edmonton Oilers

Boston (37-26-6) travels to Edmonton (36-24-9) Thursday night to for the third game of their road trip. Boston comes into this game as one of, if not the hottest team in the NHL going 4-1 in their last five and have won 121 out of 15 games under Bruce Cassidy They are 2-0 to start…

Boston the City of Champions
March 14, 2017
Bruins Recent Success

Tuesday February 7th, 2017,  a cold and sad day in Boston. Coach Claude Julien of the Boston Bruins was fired in his 10th season as head coach. During his time with the Bruins, he managed his team to a Stanley Cup in 2011, reach a Stanley Cup Final in 2013, won the Jack Adams Award for…

Boston the City of Champions
March 14, 2017
Recap: Bruins beat Canucks

The Boston Bruins headed to Vancouver to take on the Canucks Monday night. It was the start of Boston’s four-game road trip. After losing the first two periods, a third-period hat trick by Brad Marchand and one goal by David Krejci allowed the Bruins to start the road trip with a 6-3 win. FIRST PERIOD After a slower…

Boston the City of Champions
March 12, 2017
Metropolitan Division Breakdown

Metropolitan Division NHL standings Team GP W L OTL P GF GA Diff L10 STRK Capitals 65 44 14 7 95 212 139 73 6-3-1 L1 Blue Jackets 65 42 17 6 90 207 149 58 7-2-1 W2 Penguins 64 40 16 8 88 223 180 43 6-3-1 W2 Rangers 67 43 22 2 88…

Boston the City of Champions
March 12, 2017
Postgame: Bruins beat Flyers 2-1 in Goaltending Duel

Saturday, March 11, 2017 TD Garden Boston MA The puck drops and immediately the play is in the Flyers defensive zone where Matt Beleskey knocks Shane Gostisbehere on his backside as he tries to clear his defensive zone. The crowd went crazy as play continued down to Tuukka Rask who stopped the Flyers on a rush. 2:02 Brandon…

Boston the City of Champions
March 11, 2017
Preview: Bruins vs. Flyers

The Bruins (35-26-6) are set to take on the Philadelphia Flyers (31-27-8) today, for the third and final time this season. The Bruins won the last match up between the two teams, 6-3 back in January, with the Flyers winning the first meeting the two teams had 3-2 in November. The Flyers are coming off a 4-2 loss…