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Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins reacts after scoring a goal in the third period against the Edmonton Oilers at TD Garden on November 10, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. Bruins won 6-3. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kalman: Lucic Ready To Return After Suspension

Milan Lucic’s suspension was for just one game, but because of the Bruins’ schedule it’s turned out to be more like a week-long ban.


Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins hits Petteri Nokelainen #15 of the Montreal Canadiens at the TD Garden on December 19, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeated the Canadiens 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruins Thornton Talks ‘Playing Policeman’

Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton is ready for some relaxing time off when the Christmas break hits the NHL this weekend.


Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruins Lucic Hit With One-Game Suspension

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been suspended for one game by the NHL for his hit-from-behind on Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo on Saturday.


Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Monday Hearing Scheduled For Bruins Lucic

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic will have a hearing with NHL head disciplinarian Brendon Shanahan on Monday to talk about his hit from behind on Flyers forward Zach Rinaldo on Saturday.


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Kalman: Bruins Are The Team To Beat In The East

Regardless of what the NHL’s convoluted standings systems might still say, the Bruins proved Saturday they are the best team in the Eastern Conference.


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Bruins Destroy The Philadelphia Flyers, Move Into Tie For First

The Boston Bruins scored four first-period goals from and beat Philadelphia 6-0 Saturday to snap the Flyers’ seven-game winning streak.


Gregory Campbell #11, Shawn Thornton #22, Dennis Seidenberg #44, Zdeno Chara #33 and Daniel Paille #20 celebrate Paille's goal at 19:35 of the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruins-Flyers: Battle For The Top

Although Saturday’s showdown in Philadelphia still projects as a spirited affair between the top two teams in the Eastern Conference – and the latest chapter in a recently compelling rivalry – the troubling topic of concussions figures to change the tone somewhat.


Philadelphia Flyers Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bruins Thornton Talks Flyers, Bryzgalov ‘A Different Bird’

Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton called in to 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich Friday morning to talk the team’s recent play, the Philadelphia Flyers, and netminder Ilya Bryzgalov


Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers is congratulated by teammates after he scored in the first period against Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins on October 6, 2011 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

After Emotional Ceremony, B’s ‘Could Have Been Better’

The final piece to the 2011 Stanley Cup Championship puzzle is in place for the Boston Bruins, and now they are moving on to their new season.


Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bruins Observations From The Opener

The Bear Essentials gives his observations from the Bruins season opening loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.