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Things just got tougher
The Bruins spent 82 games earning home ice advantage throughout the playoffs with one of the most consistent regular seasons they've ever had.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Kalman: Julien Doesn't Give Enough Ice Time To Bruins' Best D-Men In Game 1 Loss
Corey Potter made one of the best saves of Game 1 of the Bruins' Eastern Conference first-round series against the Detroit Red Wings.
Boston Bruins Gameday: Live updates from Game 1 of Eastern Conference ...
The Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise and the Boston Bruins' Reilly Smith battle for the puck in the second period at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Peter Chiarelli Deserves Credit For Building Cup Contender, Regardless Of Playoff Outcome
For Peter Chiarelli and the Bruins, much will be made of what happens over the next few weeks or perhaps the next couple of months.
Bruins on power trip with man-up unit
This is the time of year when the Bruins power play typically joins the traffic, weather and New Hampshire on the list of things people in Boston most like to make jokes about.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Mick Colageo - Inside the Bruins: Bruins-Red Wings Series Preview
Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara celebrates his winning goal during the third period of Boston's 3-2 win over the New York Rangers in a NHL hockey game in Boston Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Usa Today columnist: Boston Bruins have what it takes to win Stanley Cup; sizing up other favorites
Defenseman Zdeno Chara says when the Boston Bruins are playing the way they want to play, it doesn't seem all that taxing on his mind or body.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Know your enemy: Boston Bruins face one of league's slickest...
The Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk prepares to take a face off in the first period against the Buffalo Sabres at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Friday, April 4, 2014.
The Miami Herald
Stanley Cup Playoff Preview - Boston vs. Detroit
Despite heading into the postseason with a ton of confidence, the Bruins know they can't afford to look past their first-round opponent.
Bruins not optimistic about Seidenberg playoff return
Last month, there was excitement coming out of Boston as reports suggested Dennis Seidenberg - out since December with a torn ACL - might be able to return to the lineup come playoff time.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Zdeno Chara Gains Warranted Praise from Peter Chiarelli
Apr 12, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug celebrates with defenseman Zdeno Chara and center David Krejci after scoring a goal during the third period against the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden.
Kalman: Bruins Have Some Issues To Worry About Heading Into Playoffs
And I'm not just talking about the unfortunate seeding that matched them up for the upcoming first-round playoff series against a Detroit Red Wings team that beat them three times in the regular season.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Windsor Star
Wings to open playoffs Friday in Boston
Boston goalie Tuukka Rask, left, and teammate Dougie Hamilton, right, battle with Gustav Nyquist of the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena.
The Miami Herald
Red Wings set to face Bruins in playoffs
The Bruins emerged as the first-round opponent of the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, after Columbus won at Florida.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Bruins look to clinch Presidents' Trophy
The Bruins are still wondering which team they'll play when the playoffs begin next week -- Detroit, Columbus and Philadelphia are all still in play -- but they can take care one bit of business this afternoon when the take on the Buffalo Sabres at the Garden at 12:30 p.m. A victory today will clinch the Presidents' Trophy, given to the team with ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Boston Bruins: What Has Happened To the 7th Player Award?
Mar 8, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton and right wing Reilly Smith talk against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Kalman: Bruins D-Man Krug's Used Smarts, Savvy To Crush Sophomore Slump
It wasn't surprising that when the Bruins searched for a defenseman to play up front for a couple periods during their shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday they chose Torey Krug.
Bruins give it up in the end
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The powering-down Bruins may not lose a lot of sleep over last night's game in the overall scheme of things, but they let a point slip away from them at the Xcel Energy Center.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Boston Bruins head to Minnesota looking to finish regular season strong
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier, right, makes a save on Boston Bruins center David Krejci during the first period in Toronto on Thursday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Re-signing Jarome Iginla could be challenge for Bruins
Last summer, Daniel Alfredsson and Jarome Iginla were two of the right wings the Bruins recruited for their top-line opening.