6 hrs ago
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
First blood: Bruins ice Rangers in OT
Giving the puck to Brad Marchand during the Toronto series was like tossing it into a black hole.
10 hrs ago
New playoff tradition all about honor, respect
The motto stuck with Andrew Ference after befriending Staff Sergeant Lucas Carr and a group of Army Rangers in 2007.
15 hrs ago
The Toronto Star
Toronto Maple Leafs and the loss to the Boston Bruins
It was unfolding perfectly for the visitors at Boston's TD Garden on Monday. In the best-of-seven opening playoff round, the Leafs had won the previous two games; surviving late Boston flurries for consecutive 2-1 victories that forced a Game 7 on the Bruins' home ice.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tight, Hard-Fought Hockey Games Expected For Bruins-Rangers Second-Round Series
Bruins fans may not be able or willing to put Game 7 in the past and move on just yet, but the Bruins themselves have no choice.
Cape Cod Times
Bergeron delivers in face of mounting criticism
Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer, left, makes a save on Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, center, as Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri looks on during the third period of Game 3 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, May 6, 2013, in Toronto.
Wed May 15, 2013
Faced with shot-blockers, Zdeno Chara is going to shoot
It's Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins and Rangers have no secrets.
Tue May 14, 2013
Bruins GM expected the worst before comeback
From his perch on the ninth floor, Peter Chiarelli looked down on the ice at what he feared were the last few minutes of the Bruins' season.
Milan Lucic played key role in Leafs' meltdown: Cherry
In a come-from-behind Game 7 win over the Maple Leafs on Monday, Bruins' Milan Lucic dominated physically, scored a goal and set up another.
Your! Call: How would you describe the Leafs' season?
With a seemingly insurmountable 4-1 lead over the Bruins midway through the third period, Nathan Horton 's goal made Leaf fans a little nervous.
Bergeron leads Bruins to 5-4 OT win over Leafs
Congress was not told tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Chief Steven Miller had been briefed on the matter.
Mon May 13, 2013
The News Journal
Bruins, Rangers set up series with Game 7 wins
In the first round, Randy and I were each 5-for-8 in our predictions. Let's see what the conference semifinals bring.
NHL Playoffs 2013: Complete Preview and Prediction for Every 2nd Round Series
Only eight of the league's original 30 teams are still standing at the Tuesday kickoff of the conference semi-finals. Both regular season conference champions and decisive Stanley Cup favorites remain in play, but the rest of the field consists of a dense, competitive group of dark horses and lower seeds.
Julien needs to shake things up
The Bruins will enter Game 7 Monday night with 17 goals in their first six playoff games against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Sun May 12, 2013
Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1 to force Game 7
Captain Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel scored third-period goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs edged the Boston Bruins 2-1 Sunday to send their playoff series back to Boston for Game 7. Not only did the win keep the Leafs alive, it snapped a 54-year run of home playoff failures against the Bruins.
Bruins' problems not in net
And so, again, a memo to Bruins coach Claude Julien: Don't crack jokes when you're asked legitimate questions about why the teams you've coached during your Boston tenure play lazy, dumb, uninspired hockey in non-Game 7 closeout games.
Nick Tavares: Boston's Mr. Clutch
Boston Bruins' David Krejci keeps his eye on the puck while battling Toronto Maple Leafs' Tim Connolly during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, March 19, 2012.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mick Colageo: Marchand key to struggling Bergeron line
The Little Ball of Hate has become the Little Ball of Wait, as in when is Brad Marchand going to start playing the kind of hockey he's famous - or infamous - for? The Bruins got their only goal in Friday's 2-1 Game 5 loss to Toronto from Zdeno Chara on a feed from David Krejci, the NHL's scoring leader for the playoffs with 11 points.
NHL Playoffs 2013: Breaking Down Postseason's Top Performers Thus Far
The cliche in all sports goes that stars are born in the postseason. That only truly transcendent talents can reach high enough to propel their side to a championship, and those who fail simply don't have the "killer instinct" or "clutch gene." By now, most fans know that's poppycock.
Miscues and a slow start add up for the Bruins
In Game 2's 4-2 loss, the Bruins defensive struggled with new pairings with Andrew Ference out, serving a one-game suspension.
Fri May 10, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bruins look to finish Maple Leafs in Game 5
They've done a great job. We've found ways to win - we've blocked shots, we've taken our bumps and bruises like everybody else, and just gone about our business.