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In the second of Sunday Skate, DJ and Joe discuss the approaching NHL trade deadline and what the B's will do. They get into the Boychuk move at the beginning of the season and Boychuk's brother venting on Twitter this morning about complaining B's fans. There is more discussion on the 3rd and 4th lines, their playoff chances and then they are joined by ESPN's Scott Burnside.
Another edition of Sunday Skate is upon us and DJ and Joe get into the B's big win over Arizona last night and the improvement of Ryan Spooner. They get into the Blackhawks giving up a 1st round pick for C Antoine Vermette - someone the B's could certainly use but weren't willing to give up the steep price of a 1st rounder. DJ and Joe also get into Claude's willingness to switch up lines as well as the performance of the 3rd and 4th lines. Finally, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman sits down with the boys.
against Tampa: Markov - Emelin Gorges - Subban Bouillon - Weaver Therrien is working with a better back end than Detroit's Mike Babcock had. Niklas Kronwall carried Detroit's defense, with the Bruins taking turns exposing every D after that from a first-pairing
showing up in Game 1 and showing promise in Game 2 in Boston, Games 3 and 4 were going to be tough for the Krejci trio. With Mike Babcock having the last change and rightfully fearing Patrice Bergeron , the Krejci line had to face Datsyuk both games, with Henrik Zetterberg
can start with the fact that Zdeno Chara has been on the ice for the vast majority of Pavel Datsyuk's shifts. Even with Mike Babcock having last change and the opportunity to match Datsyuk's line against David Krejci's line rather than Patrice Bergeron's
back. We had three home games. We just gave away one," Mike Babcock said after the game. "We've got to get back in it, but ..... up a Kyle Quincey bid in the third period. Now, despite Mike Babcock having last change and being able to free Tomas Tatar and
be effective. It’s unclear who Boston’s third line will face most in the opening round against the Red Wings, as Mike Babcock has been tinkering with his lineup in recent days and says he has three different sets of forward lines he can deploy. Whoever
his eighth season with Boston, having been named the 27th head coach in team history on June 21, 2007. Only Detroit’ s Mike Babcock (ten years) has a longer tenure with his current team than Julien. His NHL record is 436-257-10-88 in 791 games with a .613
his eighth season with the Bruins, making him the second-longest tenured coach with his current team behind Detroit’s Mike Babcock . He won the Jack Adams Trophy in 2008-09 and led the Bruins to a Stanley Cup championship in the 2010-11 season. The
Red Wings coach Mike Babcock told reporters Friday that Jonas Gustavsson will start Saturday in Game 5 against the Bruins, with Jimmy Howard serving as the backup
the Red Wings retaining possession and eventually scoring when Kronwall fed Datsyuk in front with Rask out of position. - Mike Babcock ‘s move to put a veteran like Bertuzzi in the lineup over Tomas Jurco paid off when Bertuzzi provided a key screen of Rask on Kronwall
took turns with the power play in Detroit’s morning skate Thursday. Todd Bertuzzi will play for the Red Wings, with Mike Babcock choosing to scratch Tomas Jurco to allow the veteran in the lineup. Assuming Zetterberg plays, Joakim Andersson will sit. Daniel