April 28, 2011 |
The Flyers will play Boston in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Bruins defeated Montreal in Game 7 of the quarterfinals last night, 4-3. The Flyers were 1-3 against Boston this season. Revenge had to be on the minds of the Bruins after last year's historic, seven-game series won by the Flyers after trailing 3-0 in games and 3-0 in Game 7. About the possibility of facing the Bruins in the next round, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said yesterday: "For me the Bruins present a balanced lineup.
October 13, 2011 |
ANTHONY STEWART and Jiri Tlusty scored third-period goals to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the visiting Boston Bruins last night, 3-2. Joni Pitkanen scored on the power play and Cam Ward made 26 saves for the Hurricanes (1-2-1). They never trailed, earned their first win and avoided matching their worst start since the lockout. Tyler Seguin and Brad Marchand scored and Tim Thomas stopped 31 shots for the Bruins, who have lost two straight and three of four. The reigning Stanley Cup champions' power-play unit remained punchless.
December 24, 2011
Brad Marchand had his first career hat trick and a career-high five points to help the Boston Bruins overwhelm the visiting Florida Panthers , 8-0, Friday night. Marchand scored a shorthanded goal to start things off, then added two more and a pair of assists to lead Boston to its 20th win in 23 games. After his third goal, fans showered the ice with all kinds of headwear, including a fair number of Santa hats. Devils get by Caps in OT Ilya Kovalchuk and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout, and Martin Brodeur made an outstanding glove save on Alex Ovechkin as the New Jersey Devils , after blowing a three-goal lead in the third period, beat the visiting Washington Capitals , 4-3. The win was the Devils' fifth in six games.
February 23, 2012
Brad Marchand scored twice and Tim Thomas stopped 30 shots to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 win at St. Louis on Wednesday, ending the Blues' team-record point streak at 21 home games. Chris Stewart and Ryan Reaves scored for the Blues on the first five shots of the game, but Thomas stopped the next 27. Karlsson sets mark Erik Karlsson and Milan Michalek each earned three points and the Ottawa Senators defeated the visiting Washington Capitals, 5-2. Karlsson finished with a goal and two assists to set a franchise record for assists by a defenseman in a season with 47. Jackets trade Vermette Instead of dealing coveted forward Rick Nash or high-priced former Flyer Jeff Carter, the Blue Jackets sent center Antoine Vermette to Phoenix for two draft picks and goaltender Curtis McElhinney.
April 5, 2013
Jaromir Jagr scored off his skate in his Bruins debut and Tuukka Rask stopped 40 shots to lead host Boston to a 1-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Acquired from Dallas at the trade deadline on Wednesday, Jagr quickly endeared himself to the Boston fans. Brad Marchand's centering pass went off Jagr's left skate and past Martin Brodeur to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead with 80 seconds gone in the second period. Capitals top Islanders Mike Green scored his fifth goal in four games, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and then was perfect in the shootout, and the Washington Capitals' long, slow comeback toward a playoff spot took another big step with a 2-1 shootout win over the visiting New York Islanders.
March 4, 2013
Brandon Sutter's second goal of the game 52 seconds into overtime lifted the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins to a wild 7-6 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Sutter took a pass from Simon Despres on a rush, stepped around Max Pacioretty, and beat goalie Carey Price with a high shot to help Pittsburgh end a two-game skid and avoid being swept on a three-game road trip. 'Canes top Southeast Jussi Jokinen scored twice and added an assist as the host Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers, 6-2, to move into sole possession of first place in the Southeast Division.
January 31, 2013
Brad Marchand scored the decisive shootout goal after teammate Nathan Horton forced overtime late in the third period and the Boston Bruins rallied for a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Boston's Tyler Seguin and New Jersey's Ilya Kovalchuk scored on their teams' first shot during the shootout. Then both teams failed on their next four. But Marchand put the puck between goalie Johan Hedberg's pads and the Bruins won when Marek Zidlicky's shot hit Tuukka Rask's left pad. Leafs get by Sabres Toronto's Matt Frattin scored his second goal of the game with 1.5 seconds left in overtime to lift the visiting Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Sabres.
January 29, 2013
David Krejci scored a tiebreaking goal with 1 minute, 50 seconds left and the visiting Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-3, on Monday night. Zdeno Chara had a goal and two assists, Nathan Horton had a goal and an assist, Tyler Seguin had an empty-net goal and an assist, and Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal for the Bruins. The Northeast Division leaders remained unbeaten in regulation. Blue Jackets prevail Vinny Prospal scored from a hard angle at 1:22 of the third and Sergei Bobrovsky had 24 saves to lead the host Columbus Blue Jackets past the Dallas Stars, 2-1. Subban, Habs agree Defenseman P.K. Subban will be rejoining the Montreal Canadiens after signing a two-year, $5.75 million contract.
February 14, 2013
Jiri Tlusty scored two goals in the third period and Cam Ward made 26 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat New Jersey 4-2, on Tuesday night in Newark, snapping the Devils' five-game winning streak. Jussi Jokinen and Patrick Dwyer also scored for Carolina, which went 4-1-1 to conclude a six-game road trip. With Carolina on the power play, Tlusty flipped a shot toward the net that bounced off Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador and over goalie Martin Brodeur at 7 minutes, 25 seconds of the third period.
November 11, 2011 |
Brad Marchand scored twice, Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist, and the host Boston Bruins won their fourth straight by beating the Edmonton Oilers , 6-3, on Thursday night. Joe Corvo had three assists, and Jordan Caron scored his first goal of the season for Boston (7-7). The Stanley Cup champion Bruins are at .500 for the first time since they were 1-1. Ryan Smyth scored twice for Edmonton, including a power-play goal that got the Oilers within 4-3 with 4:42 left, but Milan Lucic answered on the power play for Boston with 2:47 remaining.