Joe Haggerty

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard #35 looks on from his net after giving up a goal to Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins in the third period at TD Garden on April 20, 2014. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: Bruins Have Clear Advantage In Goal

Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was great in Game 1 and awful in Game 2, so which performance is more in line with who he is as a player? Both, according to CSNNE’s Joe Haggerty.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/21/2014

Head coach Claude Julien of the Bruins gestures from the bench against the Winnipeg Jets on April 10, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Haggerty: Inability To Close Out Games A Bad Trend For The Bruins

The Bruins have largely been a consistent team over the course of the 2013-14 season, but there’s been intermittent points throughout the year where they’ve struggled to close out games, and it’s been happening more and more as of late — including twice already this week.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/11/2014

Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins fights with Dalton Prout #47 of the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 30, 2013. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Haggerty: Columbus Presents Most Favorable First Round Matchup For Bruins

With seven games left to go in the regular season the NHL playoff race is still far from over, but if the season ended today the Bruins would draw the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round — which is exactly what Joe Haggerty of CSNNE is hoping for.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/31/2014

Tuukka Rask makes a save against the Rangers. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Haggerty: Tuukka Rask At The Forefront Of Vezina Trophy Discussion

The Bruins are on top of the Eastern Conference and poised for another deep playoff run, all which wouldn’t be possible without the outstanding goaltending from Tuukka Rask this season.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/24/2014

(Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Bruins Peaking Too Early?

CSNNE’s Joe Haggerty and Rich discussed the streaking Boston Bruins and whether or not they’re peaking too early, and if there’s even such a thing.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/17/2014

Andrej Meszaros (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Haggerty On NHL Trade Deadline: Bruins Weren’t ‘All In’ For Another Stanley Cup

CSNNE’s Joe Haggerty would’ve liked to have seen the Bruins do a little more at the deadline than acquiring Andrej Meszaros and some nobody off waivers.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/06/2014

Ryan Kesler #17 of the Canucks told people at the Winter Olympics in Sochi that he wants to be traded out of Vancouver to a U.S. team. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Haggerty: Bruins’ Interest In Kesler Is To Drive Up Price For Pittsburgh

CSNNE’s Joe Haggerty explains why and how Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero is always making deadline deals, and if the Bruins’ interest in Ryan Kesler is legit or not.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/03/2014

USA's players react after losing the Men's ice hockey Bronze Medal Game vs Finland at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 22, 2014. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)

Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: Team USA ‘Flawed From The Very Beginning’

Some of the blame falls on Dan Bylsma, but Haggs wasn’t buying into team USA from the start because of the players they didn’t bring to Sochi.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/24/2014

Patrice Bergeron (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Will Bruins’ Lack Of Team Speed Prevent Them From Winning Stanley Cup?

The Bruins can get back to and win another Stanley Cup, but their one weakness is their lack of team speed.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/10/2014

Kevan Miller and Adam McQuaid (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Haggerty Explains What The Kevan Miller Contract Could Mean For Adam McQuaid

Kevan Miller is young, he’s affordable and his signing could mean Adam McQuaid is heading for the trading block, according to Joe Haggerty.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/22/2014

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