Red Wings' to insert Zetterberg, Bertuzzi to try to neutralize physicality of Boston Bruins

Detroit Red Wings' coach Mike Babcock says he wants to go up-tempo on Boston Bruins' goalie Tuukka Rask on Thursday night.Stop me if you've heard this before...Going into Tuesday night's Game 3 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals match with the Bruins, Babcock insisted that his team's Game 2 performance - where they got knocked around by the...
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Bruins hope to carry game 3 dominance into Thursday night

The Detroit Red Wings put the pressure on the Bruins by winning game 1 in Boston, effectively taking the advantage in the series. The Bruins have responded by taking games 2 and 3, outscoring the Wings 7-1 in the process. While these games weren’t exactly runaways, it is clear that Detroit has been pushed into a corner that will be hard to escape from. Aside from Pavel Datsyuk’s...
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The Bruins' Roster Is Like A Box Of Chocolates

Forrest Gump said it best when he stated "Life is like a box of chocolates--you never know what you're gonna get." The Bruins' roster has been like a box of chocolates during this postseason, because you never know who's going to put up points. Justin Florek and Reilly Smith surprised fans everywhere when they scored the first two playoff goals for the Bruins...
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Daniel Paille Participated In Optional Practice, No Timetable For Return

The Boston Bruins held an optional practice Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena and injured forward Daniel Paille was on the ice. Paille has not played since April 12, when he was on the receiving end of a nasty hit from Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe at the TD Garden, suffering a head injury. He has been skating for nearly a week, but there’s not word on when he’ll return....
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Bruins' Adam McQuaid and Dennis Seidenberg join teammates at practice

On Monday morning two injured Boston Bruins defenseman; Adam McQuaid and Dennis Seidenberg took part in an optional skate with their teammates.Adam McQuaid was shutdown in early March after having a few setbacks from a nagging quad strain. He has been suffering with the injury most of the season (only playing 30 games in the regular season). Sarah Connors-Wikimedia CommonsMcQuaid...
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Bruins' Brad Marchand suffers knee injury

Last night during game 3 of the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings series, Bruins forward Brad Marchand was helped off the ice with what appeared to be a knee injury. He later returned to the bench and finished off the game. Dan4th Nicholas-Wikimedia CommonsThe injury occurred in the second period when he was hit (knee-to-knee) by the Red Wing's defenseman Brendan Smith. He...
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask nearly drilled by octopus prior to Red Wings game (GIF)

As Boston Bruins goaltender Tuuka Rask stood on the ice while the national anthem was being played before he and his teammates squared off against the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3 of the teams’ NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series, a Red Wings fan nearly drilled him with an octopus. The chucking of an octopus […] The post Bruins goalie Tuuka Rask nearly drilled by octopus...
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Marchand on critics claiming he dove: "That's why they're on Twitter and I'm in the NHL"

The anti-Brad Marchand crowd thought they had a truckload of ammunition to use against the Bruins' agitating left-winger after Game 3, as Marchand again found himself in the center of a controversial play, with his tendency for antics being the chief reason why.Marchand was left on the ice in pain after Smith's trip...or was he? (via minutes through the...
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Felger calls out Marchand for faking injury

Brad Marchand drew a tripping call on Detroit defenseman Brendan Smith after skating into a leg-on-leg hit to his left leg. When falling to the ground, Marchand clutched his right leg, forcing Michael Felger to believe the winger was faking. That action rubbed Felger the wrong way. "Brad, if you're going to be a weasel," said Felger, "If you're going to...
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Boston Bruins punish Red Wings to take series lead

The pre-game psyche job that the Detroit Red Wings harangue their opponents is one of the best in all of sports, what with purple strobes and many incandescent beams illuminating a 50 foot Octopus named "Al" as he's raised from the ice to the Rafters like a styrofoam Stonehenge at a Spinal Tap concert......then fans throwing Octopi onto the ice during the National Anthem...
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Tuukka Rask Almost Hit By Octopus

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask was almost hit by an Octopus during the National Anthem prior to Game 3 of the first round of the 2014 NHL Eastern Conference playoffs. The post Tuukka Rask Almost Hit By Octopus appeared first on Ride The Pine.
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Boston Bruins on Paper: Red Wings look to speed things up, Bruins looking for someone to hit

Since the beginning of time, the struggle for supremacy in anything has always been about speed vs. power.Quicker, more finesse entities have always been the underdog against bigger and stronger counterparts, but when the venue is in their natural environment, the advantage goes to the quick - they become more elusive and use their habitat and surroundings to their advantage.If Detroit...
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Bruins’ Milan Lucic Needed Stitches After Cutting Foot In Game 2 Win

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic crashed into the boards during the second period of Sunday’s 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings and needed stitches to repair a cut on his foot during the intermission. He almost went to the bench after the collision but decided to stay on the ice. It proved to be a wise choice because he scored an important late-period goal moments later that...
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Fan dressed as Jesus booed and escorted out of Bruins game

A handful of Boston Bruins fans nearly cost their team the game against the Detroit Red Wings Sunday. They nearly made the Big Man upstairs very angry--they booed his son. Yes, folks--Jesus was in attendance at the Bruins/Red Wings game in Boston Sunday.He didn't have to rise from the dead to get there either--just had to say he'd do something if someone gave him a ticket...
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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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