It was one of the more unusual goals you’ll see during these NHL Playoffs, but it’s the goal that has the Boston Bruins up 3-0 on the New York Rangers and just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
Silverman: The Rangers have an opportunity in Game 1 to set the tone of the series. The Bruins are still in the clouds after their seventh-game miracle comeback vs. Toronto.
Boston Bruins defenseman Wade Redden joined Gresh and Zolak on Thursday to talk about his Game 1 performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
It’s easy to be down on the Bruins right now, but here’s why you should like their matchup in the first round of the playoffs.
Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron kept the surging Bruins near the top of the Eastern Conference. Rask made 29 saves and Bergeron scored two goals to help the Bruins beat the Panthers 4-1 on Thursday.
Zdeno Chara and Milan Lucic scored first-period goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Sunday.
The Florida Panthers were all set to break out the champagne and celebrate the team’s first playoff berth in more than a decade, then the Winnipeg Jets finally showed up for Tuesday’s game and put the celebration on ice.
The Florida Panthers needed to get hot coming into the final month of the season to stay in first place in the Southeast Division. Luckily, the Panthers have seemingly hit their stride as the regular season winds down.
The Santa hats came flying out of the stands to celebrate Brad Marchand’s third goal of the game, and the Boston fans began taunting the Florida Panthers by chanting, “Merry Christmas!”
The Florida Panthers went into Boston Thursday night to play the defending Stanley Cup Champion Bruins and walked out tied for second place in the Eastern Conference after a shutout victory, 2-0.