The Bruins aren't collapsing (again), they're quitting (again)

COMMENTARY They’re doing it again. As we barrel toward the conclusion of the NHL season, the Boston Bruins are, once again, choking down the stretch, seemingly destined to gag away a chance at the postseason for the third-straight year. As it turns out, Bruce Cassidy isn’t the savior we thought he might be. The Bruins […]
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Boston Bruins Should Swap David Krejci and David Backes

Boston Bruins Should Swap David Krejci and David Backes in the Lineup The Boston Bruins need to make a change. When they made a coaching change, it worked temporarily before fizzling out. Now that the team is back to struggling once again, more changes are needed. With the team having an abundance of centers, a […] Boston Bruins Should Swap David Krejci and David Backes - Causeway...
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Boston Bruins Focus Shifts to New York Islanders in Playoff Race

Boston Bruins Focus Shifts to New York Islanders in Playoff Race After Disappointing Divisional Stretch The Boston Bruins are stumbling at the worst time. Despite starting off their tenure under Bruce Cassidy with explosive play and fast-paced action, the team has regressed to their old ways at the worst time. With Claude Julien at the […] Boston Bruins Focus Shifts to New York...
Via Causeway Crowd
2 hours ago

Blowing leads early and often is getting old for struggling Bruins

The Bruins saw three leads rapidly evaporate before their eyes on Thursday. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports) When the Bruins blew their first lead of the night on Thursday, it was far from ideal, but it was acceptable at that stage of the game. It was fair to expect some pushback from a Lightning club that’s even closer to death’s door than the Bruins. When the B’s blew their...
Via Big Bad Blog
7 hours ago

Zdeno Chara hits Bruins milestone in losing effort

Zdeno Chara hit a milestone with his second shorthanded goal of the season. (Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports) On a night of few positives as the club’s losing streak reached a season-worst four games, this one by a 6-3 final at the hands of the Lightning, the Bruins found just one as the 40-year-old Zdeno Chara accomplished something not seen in over two decades. With the Bruins...
Via Big Bad Blog
10 hours ago

Bruins' Playoff Hopes Dwindling After Disastrous 6-3 Loss to Lightning

Just when it looked like their postseason drought would be snapped this season, the Big Bad Bruins have reverted back to just plain bad.
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13 hours ago

Bruins interim coach Bruce Cassidy after loss: ‘Tuukka needed to be better tonight’

Bruins interim coach Bruce Cassidy thought the team needed more from Tuukka Rask in their loss to the Lightning. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports) A broken skate blade turned out to be the least of Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask’s worries in a 6-3 loss to the Lightning on Thursday. In the club’s fourth straight regulation defeat (their longest such streak this season, as a four...
Via Big Bad Blog
14 hours ago

Bruins Fans Share Their Favorite TV Shows On The Latest “Ultimate Bruins Show”

Nikki Reyes was at The Greatest Bar in Boston asking fans the Bud Light Ultimate Question of the Week on Thursday night during a new episode of the “Ultimate Bruins Show.” This week, fans shared their favorite TV shows with Nikki. To hear what some of Boston’s fans had to say, check out the video above from “Ultimate Bruins Show.”
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Preview: Bruins Look to Sweep Lightning

On Thursday the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins will square off in an Atlantic Division showdown with playoff implications. The Bruins sit in the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference with 82 points, and the Lightning are sitting just outside the playoff picture with 77 points. The bottom line being both clubs desperately need wins to make the postseason. This...
Via The Hockey Writers
19 hours ago

Boston Bruins Fans Shouldn’t Panic Just Yet

The Boston Bruins have lost their last three games, and it couldn’t have happened at a worse time for fans of the Black and Gold. Even with a repeat of the last two seasons looming, there is no need to panic just yet. Let’s face it Bruins fans, we’ve been here before. The Boston Bruins […] Boston Bruins Fans Shouldn’t Panic Just Yet - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A...
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1 day ago

Bruins Control Their Own Fate, for Now

It’s a nervous time in Bruins nation, and understandably so. After jumping out to a remarkably hot start under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy, the B’s have hit a rough patch, dropping three straight games, the latter two against divisional rivals. Boston’s seemingly safe playoff position all of a sudden appears to be a lot less secure. Given the collapses that have occurred...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

WATCH: 068: Covering the Boston Bruins | Bruce Cassidy | Playoff Push | Powered by CLNS Radio

The Bruins Beat crew is feeling a bit uneasy after the B's lost 3 in a row. We discuss what they have to do to make the playoffs for the first time in 3 years. Mike also is having issues with his aol, commodore 64 and dial up all at once. Mike vs Technology and Technology WINS! Tune in for the fun!
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Bruins Drop Third Straight in Frustrating 3-2 Loss to Senators

The Boston Bruins are picking the wrong time of the season to go on a losing streak.
Via CLNS Radio
2 days ago

Second-line left wing remains a question mark for Bruins

TORONTO — Bruce Cassidy has solved a good number of the Bruins’ issues. The Bruins have gone 12-4-0 since Cassidy replaced Claude Julien as coach. They have pumped 62 pucks into opposing nets. David Backes, who was so-so alongside David Krejci on the No. 2 line, has developed chemistry on the first line with Brad […]
3 days ago

Bruins' weekly 3 Stars: Pastrnak joins Marchand in 30-goal club

COMMENTARY Before Brad Marchand began his hot streak at the start of 2017, David Pastrnak was the one carrying the Bruins’ offense at a time where it was struggling to score goals. When Marchand began his hot streak at the start of the new year, Pastrnak was in the midst a career-long goal drought of 17 games from […]
4 days ago

Bruins In Toronto For Crucial Divisional Matchup With Rival Leafs

The Boston Bruins can gain much-needed separation in the playoff race from the rival Toronto Maple Leafs with a regulation win Monday night at the Air Canada Centre. The B’s enter the day three points ahead of the Leafs for third place in the Atlantic Division. For a look ahead to Monday night’s Bruins-Leafs showdown, check out the “NESN Sports Today” video above, presented...
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Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
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Dougie Hamilton scores on Anton Khudobin from center ice

Good things happen when you shoot the puck. In Dougie Hamilton’s case, a simple dump-in from center ice resulted in one of the easiest goals he’ll ever score.In the second period in Wednesday’s bout between the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins, the odd occurrence happened. Hamilton carried the puck through the neutral zone and quickly fired a shot from center ice. Against all...
Via The Comeback
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David Backes Returns After Injury, Roofs A Goal To Give Bruins The Lead Over Flames

Boston Bruins forward David Backes went down with a scary looking leg injury early in the game Wednesday night against the Calgary Flames. Backes was skating towards the boards after the puck but lost an edge on his left skate and slammed knees first into the boards. Backes left the game and returned in the second period and scored a beautiful goal to give the Bruins a 3-2 lead...
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Boston Bruins: Key road trip on the horizon

The Boston Bruins are sitting pretty. After trade deadline acquisition Drew Stafford bounced a shot home with five seconds remaining against Philadelphia on Saturday night, Bruce Cassidy’s squad pulled three points ahead of the nearest non-playoff team, and Boston owns a sparkling 10-3 record since the midseason coaching change. When Claude Julien was axed in February, the squad...
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WATCH: 066: Covering the Boston Bruins | Red Wings and Flyers win | Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak |...

Well you will be feasting on a delicious Bruins Beat sandwich as we have two shows this week! In Sunday's show, the crew talks about the B's wins over Detroit & Philly and looks ahead at their Western Canada trip. We find out Jason lives in a jet engine and share's a mutual friend with 98.5's Sarge Riley! Listen in to all the Black & Gold Mayhem!
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 065: Covering the Boston Bruins | Playoff Push | Bergeron and Marchand had a great week | Recaps...

The Bruins Beat Crew is not all roses and puppies after the B's dropped 2 out of the last 3. Mike is very angry at Brandon Carlo and that his mom has been using the phone so he can't use the interwebs. Jason has taken up a hobby in sand papering. We also talk about Bergy's brilliance and how the B's need to take care of business or start getting the golf clubs ready. Listen in to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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