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Zdeno Chara

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

Boston Bruins forward Carl Soderberg puts a shot on goal against Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Sports Final: Bob Beers Would Like A Bruins-Flyers First Round Matchup

BOSTON (CBS) — With just four games to go in the regular season, the Boston Bruins sit atop the NHL standings with every other team looking up. While Boston has begun to rest some of […]

04/07/2014

Boston Bruins forward Reilly Smith. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Goucher On Toucher & Rich: Bruins Need Reilly Smith To Be A Factor In Playoffs

With the regular season winding down, the Bruins are trying to get Reilly Smith going again.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/04/2014

Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Cam Neely Makes Cases For Rask To Win Vezina, Chara To Win Norris, Bergeron To Win Selke

Cam Neely readily admits that he’s biased, but he still believes his goaltender, his captain and his alternate captain are worthy of the NHL’s top postseason awards.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/03/2014

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jaffe On Toucher & Rich: Bartkowski Should Win Final Defensive Spot

Bruins analyst Billy Jaffe joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday to chat about resting players, and the final spot on the Bruins’ blue line for the playoffs.

04/03/2014

Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Proteau On Toucher & Rich: Will Zdeno Chara Burn Out In The Playoffs?

Adam Proteau of The Hockey News is concerned that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara could hit a postseason wall.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/02/2014

The newly acquired Andrej Meszaros #41 (L) and rookie Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins. (Photos by Jim McIssac and Jared Wickerham of Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Which Bruins Defenseman Is The Odd Man Out Come Playoffs?

Five defenseman are all thought to be locks on the Bruins’ blue line come playoffs, leaving two men vying for one spot. Who is the odd man out?

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/01/2014

Shawn Thornton at the 7th Annual "Cuts For A Cause" at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. (Photo by Andrew Celani, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

‘Cuts For A Cause’ Raises $118K For Pediatric Cancer Care

The Boston Bruins may not have their nice heads of hair anymore, but that doesn’t stop Wednesday from being one of their favorite events of the season.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/26/2014

Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chiarelli On Seidenberg’s Potential Playoff Return: ‘You Can Never Say Never’

The Bruins general manager is not counting on defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to make it back this season, but he’s also not ruling it out.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/26/2014

Matt Bartkowski (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Julien Scratches Bartkowski, Sends Message To Young D-Men That Jobs Aren’t Guaranteed

Things are going swimmingly for the Bruins, but Claude Julien is making sure his defensemen remain sharp and take nothing for granted.

03/19/2014

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