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DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On May 1, 1977, Gerry Cheevers and the Bruins blanked the Flyers, 3-0, to sweep the Stanley Cup semifinals in four games. Which Bruin scored two third-period goals (one an empty-netter)? QUOTE OF THE DAY
So we just made this. #StanleyCup #SaltyCup #Bacon A photo posted by Brutus (@barbrutus) on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:12pm PDT Damn you, BarBrutus. Damn you all to hell. Now you might assume there is no ill intent here. Just a guy combining two of your favorite things. The hockey equivalent of mixing rain
around fantasy leagues, advanced stats, box scores, a dozen or so 24 hour sports channels, March Madness , NBA and Stanley Cup playoffs, the Masters the NFL draft and this website. Hell, wait until he gets a load of the escaped mental patients
Without taking away anything from the Canadiens, the Bruins underachieved. They’re a season removed from the Stanley Cup finals, which they would have had a better chance of winning if Zdeno Chara ’s hip hadn’t been messed up and Patrice
Milan Lucic ’s season didn’t end the way he wanted it to, but even the Stanley Cup wouldn’t have changed what was a reputation-tarnishing season for Boston’s bruising forward. Lucic, in addition to
unable to lead the Bruins to another Stanley Cup . It’s that the window for ..... three straight games and take the Stanley Cup as a noticeably weaker Chara ..... Blackhawks won three in a row to win the Stanley Cup . Chara being hurt wasn't the only reason the Blackhawks
Bergeron said. “[Nine] years ago now, they hired Peter and no one knew what was going to happen and we won a Stanley Cup . I’ m definitely going to leave it in their hands again and I’ m sure they’ re going to make the right decision one
victory when he scored 3:42 into overtime on a play that was reminiscent of the Bobby Orr tally that clinched the 1970 Stanley Cup finals. Which Bruin had four assists in the game, including on the game-winner? QUOTE OF THE DAY
drafted by the Bruins 21st overall in 1999 and played in Boston from 1999-2000 through 2005-06. He then played for the Coyotes, Panthers, Ducks, Blackhawks and Flyers before retiring in 2011. He won a Stanley Cup with Chicago in 2010.
been a long time with Doug Wilson and [coach] Todd McLellan, too. Something has to give if your goal is to win the Stanley Cup . It seems like there’s a flaw there. “It’s got to be the manager or Joe Thornton. Don’t tell me you can
better play he saw in front of him in the defensive zone. Or maybe it was just beating a team that could wind up in the Stanley Cup finals. Whatever it was, Rask had a lot to like about the way he and his teammates played Tuesday night at TD Garden