'Rust' Was Real: Bruce Cassidy Wants Better Start From Bruins In Game 2Turns out, the case of the Bruins being "rusty" ended up having some validity. Through the opening 20 minutes of Monday night's Game 1, the Bruins seemed to be skating uphill.
Goals From Fourth Line And Blue Drive Bruins To Game 1 Victory Over BluesWith heavy contributions from fourth liners and defensemen, the Bruins managed to generate just enough offense to earn a 4-2 win over the Blues.
Torey Krug's Helmetless Hit Highlights Bruins' Defensive Dominance Over Blues In Game 1Rust? Forget about rust. Tuukka Rask could have cultivated a Spotify playlist, solved some Sudoku puzzles and perused Pinterest for a fettuccine alfredo recipe during the second period. He simply didn't have a whole lot of work to do.
Bruins Offense Fueled By Unlikely Sources In Matt Grzelcyk, Connor CliftonWhile the defensive duo of Matt Grzelcyk and Connor Clifton may not have been brought up too often as impactful offensive players prior to the series starting, they certainly played an important part of the Bruins' blowout win over the Hurricanes in Game 2.
Brad Marchand Plays New Role As Peacekeeper To Help Bruins To VictoryIn the middle of the opening game of the Eastern Conference Final, Marchand tried a new role on for size: Peacekeeper.
Connor Clifton Skated In Charlie McAvoy's Spot On WednesdayWith Charlie McAvoy suspended for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, the Boston Bruins have to find a new dance partner for Zdeno Chara in their top defensive pair.
DeBrusk, Krug Will Play For Bruins In Game 3 Vs. TorontoThe Bruins are looking to take a 2-1 series lead against the Toronto Maple Leafs north of the border Monday night. But they may have to do so shorthanded.
Bruins' Defense May Be Unrecognizable On Friday Night In DallasWhen Zdeno Chara left Wednesday night's game early due to a lower-body injury, it was bad news in and of itself. But in the larger picture of the Bruins' health issues along the blue line, the loss of the captain became even worse.