Rested Canadiens will face either Bruins or Red Wings
Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price and Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Kristers Gudlevskis congratulate each other after Game 4 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at the Bell Centre in Montreal, April 22, 2014.
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Fri Apr 18, 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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Dramatic opening act: Detroit Red Wings pose latest 1st-round challenge
That could well be the case for the Bruins, who have been rewarded for compiling the best record in the National Hockey League during the regular season by drawing the talented and experienced Detroit Red Wings as their opening-round opponent, starting tonight at the Garden.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Five For Howling
Roundtable: NHL playoff predictions
Jaime Eisner : The Red Wings - the team that never seems to go away. Despite a smorgasbord of injuries and a negative goal differential, Detroit is back in the playoffs for the 23rd time in a row.
Milan Lucic had quite the beef with Alexi Emelin after getting hip checked by the Habs defenseman in the first period of the Bruins' 2-1 shootout loss Monday night.
Burnside: 3 underdog teams that could make a run
As the most revered trophy in North America, the Stanley Cup has become the most sought-after sports artifact for those on and off the ice.
2014 NHL Playoffs: Analytics Survival Guide
With Hockey Analytics getting some limelight lately around the NHL, let's take a brief look at the 16 playoff teams set to square off in the greatest playoff setting sport knows.
Too Many Men On The Site
Stanley Cup Playoffs Channel Surfing: April 16th Edition
Channel Surfing is Too Many Men On The Site's quick guide to tonight's Stanley Cup Playoffs action, as well as any other interesting broadcasts in the world of hockey.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Kalman: Bruins Have to Find Their Hate To Eliminate Wings
Before Alex Burrows bit Patrice Bergeron, before Aaron Rome clocked Nathan Horton, before Brad Marchand relentlessly jabbed Daniel Sedin, the Bruins and Canucks were just a couple teams playing in different conferences on opposite sides of North America that saw one another about twice a season.
Cullen: 2014 NHL Playoff Picks
Scott Cullen looks at the 2014 playoff picture, including his Top 160 skaters, plus goaltenders, based on projections for this year's playoffs.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cullen: Forecasting the first round using shots, save pct.
Each year, I take a relatively simple mathematical look at each series, using shots on goal and goaltender save percentages to determine which team might be expected to win the series.
Bruins Prepare for Playoff Run, Seek to Avenge Last Years' Loss
"Bergeron! Bergeron! Wins Game 7 in overtime!" At least I got back to my room in time to witness the Bruins pull off one of the best comebacks in NHL history against the Toronto Maple Leafs in last year's quarterfinal round.
Winging It In Motown
Know Thy Enemy: Bruins Forwards
This Friday the Red Wings open up their first round series in Boston at TD Garden.
Bylsma sees similarities between Blue Jackets, Penguins
The Columbus Blue Jackets are new to the Eastern Conference, but Penguins coach Dan Bylsma recognizes a reflection when he sees it.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
It's time for the Bruins to put their Wingsuit on
For the first time in almost a half-century, the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings will meet in the NHL playoffs beginning Thursday night at the Garden, and it's safe to say that the matchup is not the one the NHL's best regular season team was hoping for.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Boston Bruins: Last Skate Of The Day, April 11, 2014
Apr 5, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand skates after the puck during the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Banknorth Garden.
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Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton has abdominal surgery
New York Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan and Boston Bruins right wing Nathan Horton try to control the puck during the first period in Game 4 of their NHL Eastern Conference semi final playoff hockey series in New York, May 23, 2013.
2014 NHL Playoff Payoff: All the stats, info for pool prep
Playoff hockey begins Wednesday and this year's Playoff Payoff once again has the numbers and information to help you win your playoff pool.
Jarome Iginla has found comfort zone with Bruins
Rugged winger Jarome Iginla seems like he was born to play for the Boston Bruins, but it took him more than a few weeks to make peace with his new surroundings this season Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Boston Bruins: Last Skate Of The Day, April 10, 2014
Mar 12, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara celebrates with Reilly Smith , Patrice Bergeron , Andrej Meszaros , and Brad Marchand after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period at the Bell Centre.