New York Islanders
Matt Kalman says the Johnny Boychuk trade leaves the Bruins defense in flux.
Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed the trade of Johnny Boychuk on Saturday afternoon.
The Montreal Canadiens just added a new element to their offense, as they landed Thomas Vanek from the Islanders for only a second-round draft pick and prospect Sebastien Collberg.
Adam Jones recaps the best and worst of the Bruins 6-3 win over the Islanders.
The Boston Bruins seek their fourth win in five games Monday night while trying to avoid a season sweep to the New York Islanders.
Claude Julien was not pleased with his Bruins following Tuesday night’s 5-3 loss to the New York Islanders, and summed up their poor penalty kill in one word.
“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”
The Boston Bruins let a 2-0 lead slip away against the Washington Capitals on Saturday night, but despite the 3-2 overtime loss and a Montreal Canadiens win, they still have a chance to win the Northeast Division in the season’s final game Sunday night.
Josh Bailey scored twice and the New York Islanders added another big win in their surge toward the playoffs by beating the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Thursday night.
It’s a potential playoff preview in Boston, so follow along with the live blog as the Bruins host the Islanders.