Hate builds up between Blues, Bruins in Stanley Cup Final

Sports 05/29/19, 22:31

There was blood in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. And a possible head injury. And plenty of fresh bumps and bruises.The best-of-seven series between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues has turned decidedly nasty.Connor Clifton bloodied the Blues' Tyler Bozak with a high stick, Oskar Sundqvist knocked ...

Big or small, Bruins defense making it happen in playoffs

Sports 05/29/19, 02:28

The Boston Bruins are a case study in extremes on the blue line.There are some prototypical bruisers: At 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds, 42-year-old Zdeno Chara anchors Boston's first pairing and the 6-foot-5 Brandon Carlo is on the second line.The rest of the defense? Take it down a notch: Torey Krug ...

Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup chess match just getting started

Sports 05/27/19, 22:17

Bruce Cassidy didn't mince words or hide behind the secrecy of playoff hockey.The Boston Bruins coach telegraphed the most important matchup of the Stanley Cup Final on the morning of Game 1. As long as he had the last change and the ability to dictate matchups, his top line of ...

Kuraly, Bruins rally, beat Blues 4-2 in Stanley Cup opener

Sports 05/27/19, 22:14

Sean Kuraly scored to break a third-period tie and assisted on another goal to help the Boston Bruins rally from a two-goal deficit and beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Monday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.Tuukka Rask stopped 18 shots for Boston, which fell behind ...

Update: Boston defensemen lead charge in Game 1

Sports 05/27/19, 22:03

The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local):11 p.m.Forty-nine years after Boston's Bobby Orr flew through the air following his Stanley Cup-clinching goal against St. Louis, Bruins defensemen Connor Clifton and Charlie McAvoy played a huge role in a Game 1 win over the Blues.Both scored in the ...

Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals

Sports 05/12/19, 16:58

Matt Grzelcyk scored twice — his first career multigoal game — and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves Sunday to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Connor Clifton had his first career NHL goal, Jake DeBrusk, David Backes ...

Bruins gadfly Marchand staying out of trouble (sometimes)

Hockey 05/10/19, 16:25

There's a dust-up in the corner, the referee raises his arm to signal a penalty, and Brad Marchand is right in the middle of it. Only this time, he's trying to keep the peace. The face-licking, stick-stomping Bruins forward moved quickly to pull rookie Connor Clifton away before he could retaliate for ...

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