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Matt Kalman

Bell Centre is shown during the pre-game ceremony before a Montreal Canadiens playoff game. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Have Proven Bell Centre Noise Factor Is Overrated

It’s time to get over the idea that Bell Centre is some sort of medieval dungeon with torturous sound that cripples one team and boosts the powers of the other.


Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins celebrates his game-winning goal in the third period against the Montreal Canadiens. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Reilly Smith’s Breakout Season Comes Full Circle With Game-Winning Goal vs. Habs

The series is now tied 1-1 heading to Montreal for Game 3 on Saturday because the Bruins rallied from 3-1 down in the third period.


Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins celebrates a goal with teammates. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Positive Words Better Turn To Goals, A Win

Positivity rang out from all the Bruins’ voices a little more than 12 hours after Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban ended Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round series with a power-play goal in double overtime.


Rene Bourque celebrates his goal against Tuukka Rask and the Bruins in Game 1.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: When Rask Rips Himself, You Know He’ll Bounce Back For Bruins

It has been a long time since Tuukka Rask has had reason to trash himself.



Felger & Mazz: May 1, 2014

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Thursday, May 1.


Brad Marchand battles with P.K. Subban during Boston's 2-1 loss to the Canadiens in Montreal. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Kalman On Felger & Mazz: Key For Bruins Is Not To Do Anything Stupid

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens don’t always play nice against each other, and that’s one of the many reasons why fans love it when the two teams square off — especially in the playoffs.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/01/2014

Tuukka Rask (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Canadiens Have Been Rask’s Worst Nightmare

Tuukka Rask’s task is to turn his win-loss record against the Canadiens around to make sure the Bruins prevail in the upcoming Eastern Conference Second Round series.


Boston Bruins forward David Krejci. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Still Underrated Krejci Ready To Erupt Against Canadiens

Bruins center David Krejci was limited to two points, both assists, against the Detroit Red Wings in the five-game first-round series victory, which ended Saturday.


Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: A Mature Marchand Makes Bruins A Better Bet To Beat Canadiens

It’s time for Brad Marchand to extend his maturity to other facets of his game and be the productive player the Bruins need to help beat the Canadiens.


Torey Krug, Dougie Hamilton . (Photo by Jared Wickerham) (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kalman: Dougie Hamilton, Torey Krug A Potent Left-Right Punch For Bruins’ Blue Line

Two players who had little to no impact on last year’s first-round series were among the best offensive players for the Bruins this time around.