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Video: Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara having a good laugh at the expense of Brendan Smith

If Detroit Red Wings' defenseman Brendan Smith has something to prove to the Boston Bruins, his own teammates or to the world as a whole, he probably shouldn't target the most fearsome hockey player on the planet.Smith, the 6' 1" older brother of Bruins' forward Reilly, apparently had an episode of Napoleon Syndrome at the end of the first period of Sunday'...
Via Little Blog of Hate
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Boston Downs Detroit 4-1 to Even Series

Boston, MA – After a frustrating start to the series Friday night that saw Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard turn aside all 25 of the Boston Bruins’ shots en route to a 1-0 victory for the visiting Wings, Boston was able to find their offense in game 2 as they won…
Via CLNS Radio
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Boston Bruins Video: Lucic Gets Goal and Stitches, Tuukka Rask Remains Calm in Game 2 Win over Detroit Red Wings

BOSTON – Milan Lucic scored his first goal of the 2014 NHL playoffs Sunday, but that wasn't the only thing he came away with. After crashing into the boards before his goal, he sliced his foot with his skates, resulting in some fresh stitches to take with him to Detroit.…
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Zdeno Chara laughs at Brendan Smith during fight (Video)

Zdeno Chara and Brendan Smith play the same position. You wouldn’t know that by looking at the Boston Bruins captain when he almost squared off with Smith on Sunday, but that’s because Chara is a giant. A scrum broke out during Game 2 of Boston’s opening round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings, and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Laughs At Brendan Smith’s Attempt To Fight Him (GIF)

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith got into a shoving matching at the end of the first period in Sunday’s first-round playoff game at TD Garden. Smith, who stands eight inches shorter than Chara, tried to throw a few jabs at the Boston defenseman. It didn’t rattle Chara, though, as he just stood there and laughed at Smith. Maybe Chara was...
Via NESN.com
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Bruins' Lucic fined $5,000 for spearing Wings' DeKeyser

The referees in Friday's game didn't punish Boston's Milan Lucic, but the league did so on Saturday. The NHL's Department of Player Safety fined Lucic $5,000 for spearing Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser in the groin at 19:55 of the second period of Game 1. "I didn't really know what happened," DeKeyser told reporters in Boston after Saturday'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bartkowski and Miller return for practice; Danny Paille skates, Chris Kelly does not

The Bruins are one step closer to getting some bodies back in action.After missing Game 1 Friday night vs the Red Wings, defensemen Matt Bartkowski and Kevan Miller both returned to practice Saturday afternoon with team at the TD Garden.This is the first time Bartkowski has skated on the ice since the regular season finale back on April 13. Miller had come back Thursday to participate...
Via BruinsLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NHL fines Milan Lucic $5,000 for spearing Danny DeKeyser

The NHL announced Friday that Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser. Lucic committed the infraction in the second period of the Bruins’ 1-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in Boston. “Obviously, it was kind of the heat-of-the-moment thing...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Practice Report: Kevan Miller, Matt Bartkowski Return; Chris Kelly Absent

BOSTON — The Bruins returned to practice Saturday afternoon looking for ways to generate more scoring chances against a stingy Detroit Red Wings defense that kept the B’s scoreless by clogging the middle of the ice and dominating puck possession. The shutout loss was Boston’s first in the playoffs since Game 1 of the 2011 first-round series against the Montreal Canadiens. Game...
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Video: Milan Lucic Spears Danny DeKeyser

The Boston Bruins love to play a physical, in-your-face style of hockey and Milan Lucic wasted no time landing the first cheap shot of this playoff series with Detroit. Late in the second period, Lucic drifted behind Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser and delivered an obvious, dirty spear between DeKeyser’s legs. The play happened in open ice, not far from a ref, but Lucic somehow...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic whacks opponent in nuts

The Bruins and Lightning faced off on Friday night to open their quarterfinal series in Boston. Milan Lucic made sure there would be some bad blood established early on when he took his stick to the undercarriage of Danny Dekeyser near the end of the second period. Officials didn’t catch the cheap shot, but Lucic could face some supplemental discipline from the league as a result...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins on Paper: Projected lineups and injury report vs Detroit Red Wings

The Boston Bruins are a bit banged up heading into their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings - more banged up than the Wings, in fact - which after battling the injury bug all season long, would be a welcome change for coach Mike Babcock's charges.Forwards Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and defenseman Matt Bartkowski appear to still be on the shelf...
Via Little Blog of Hate
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins not looking past Red Wings, nor their slimy traditions

Hey, look at that big, fat target on the backs of those Boston Bruins' sweaters...With it being human nature to want to topple the King, it comes as no surprise that the Bruins are expecting their opponents in these Stanley Cup Playoffs to throw everything they have - plus the kitchen sink - at the reigning President's Trophy winner.Well, maybe not the kitchen sink, but perhaps...
Via Little Blog of Hate
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Boston Bruins Playoff Commercial Will Get Fans Ready For Playoffs (Video)

The Boston Bruins released a new playoff commercial Wednesday, and it’s enough to make any hockey fan hyped up for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, which for the Bruins begins on Friday at the TD Garden. The video features footage of the Bruins walking through the team tunnel and some regular season highlights set to a voice-over of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “The...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: How they made the playoffs

The Boston Bruins have made the playoffs for the seventh straight season and have won the President’s Trophy for having the most points in the league.  Their playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings does not start until Friday, so it is the perfect time to look back on the season and see how the Bruins were able to make it to the playoffs once again. Injuries: There are many...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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