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"Shawn Thornton is a 'nothing' 'end-of-the-bench guy.'" Mike in Warwick struck a chord with former Bruin, Lyndon Byers, who called the studio to defend the current Bruins enforcer.
The topic du jour: The Bruins lackluster loss to the Canadiens in Montreal, and what this means for the rest of this series.
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
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
Detroit’s second line with Darren Helm and Tomas Jurco . Alfredsson is believed to be dealing with a back issue, with Mike Babcock saying the veteran forward “needs another day.” As for the Bruins, Matt Bartkowski took part in Tuesday’s morning
faced. “The only reason I say that is the creativity of Mike Babcock , [Detroit's] coach,” McGuire said. “I think most people ..... the game starts, but this is going back to my point about Mike Babcock — to me he is the most creative coach in the NHL . Doesn’t