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Bruins smother Red Wings in taking 2-1 series lead
Part of what makes the Stanley Cup playoffs a particularly nasty affair is familiarity.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Bruins Live Blog: Dougie Hamilton Scores On Power Play To Give B's 1-0 Lead
First period, 11:00, 1-0 Bruins: Dougie Hamilton obviously has the hot hand tonight, as he just carried the puck from deep in his own zone, through the neutral zone and into the Detroit end before finding enough space to fire a wrister on net from the right faceoff dot.
Stanley Cup Playoffs 2014: Best Conference Finals Matchups Bracket Can Produce
The NHL Stanley Cup playoffs never fail to disappoint. So when the league changed the format to a set bracket style instead of re-seeding teams for each round, there was some apprehension about the switch.
Rick Hoyt, with his father Dick and Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillvray, yells out with a group of runners in the 2014 Boston Marathon on to the field at the Red Sox' Boston Marathon ceremony at Fenway Park on April 20, 2014.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Red Wings' Brandon Smith not afraid of big guys like Bruins' Zdeno Chara
Red Wings defenceman Brendan Smith channelled his older brother Rory when challenging Bruins behemoth Zdeno Chara to a fight on Sunday.
Detroit Free Press
Drew Sharp: Wings must realize they can beat Bruins with brains, not brawn
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara mixes it up with Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period of Game 2 Sunday in Boston.
Depth, Physicality Make Up The Boston Bruins' Winning Formula Against Detroit
His contributions to the decisive combination of offensive depth and special teams were equally subtle and crucial.
Michigan native Justin Florek sparks Bruins' Game 2 victory over Red Wings
Florek, who grew up in Marquette, has given the Bruins a young player capable of putting the puck in the net.
Detroit Free Press
Bruins look to keep momentum on penalty kill vs. Red Wings
Defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Zdeno Chara have played the most on the penalty kill for the Bruins, followed by forwards Brad Marchand , David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron .
The Miami Herald
Red Wings hope to use speed vs Bruins' strength
Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The St Paul Journal
Aggressive Bruins score twice in first period, beat Red Wings 4-1 and tie series at 1-1
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Bruins 4, Red Wings 1: Detroit struggles on the power play as Boston battles back to even...
The Boston Bruins pushed back with a more determined effort in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
Red Wings' Brendan Smith Wants No Part of Fight with Zdeno Chara
During Sunday's game between the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings, Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara started exchanging a few words with Brendan Smith, dropping his stick and calling him out to fight.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Winging It In Motown
Patrice Bergeron vs. Pavel Datsyuk and Why Are We Arguing over This?
Before the series began, there was much debate regarding two very well-rounded players playing against each other in the opening round of this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Detroit 1, Boston 0: Pavel Datsyuk has highlight goal, Jimmy Howard...
Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates their 1-0 win against the Boston Bruins with teammate Jimmy Howard #35 in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 18, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brendan Smith, Reilly's Brother, Gets Rough Welcome to BostonSports
Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.
Bruins Notebook: Justin Florek makes impact
But for Florek, his playoffs came just a little sooner than expected. With Chris Kelly out with a bad back - one of four Bruins who were expected in the lineup a week ago who could not play last night - the 23-year-old Florek was in the lineup for just his fifth NHL game.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
PHT Morning Skate: Bruins-Red Wings finally drop the puck
We're three days into the Stanley Cup Playoffs and now we'll finally have all eight series underway after tonight.
The Detroit News
Red Wings opponent Zdeno Chara stands tall in leadership as well as stature
Boston -- Few players around the NHL attract the level of respect that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara does.
The puck starts here: Teacher uses Bruins I.C.E. program in lessons
Misti Nordstrom sets up the scenario for her St. Joseph School students: from center ice, 6'9" Boston Bruin Zdeno Chara shoots a puck 89 feet into the net from center ice.