Boston Hockey Twitter: Not As Racist As Made Out To Be

After Montreal's P.K. Subban scored to beat Boston in game one of their series, there were two inescapable talking points: That the word "nigger" was trending in Boston (this was quickly debunked) and there had been 17,000 tweets containing the slur and Subban's name. Would it change your impression if you found out… » 5/23/14 1:42pm 5/23/14 1:42pm

Just Give Us The Habs And Bruins Every Year, Please

Consider me officially on-board with the NHL's new playoff format. Formerly, the second round was re-seeded based on regular season record, which may have been fairer, but paid no mind to familiarity or its cousin contempt. The new bracket format is designed to match up divisional rivals, and after just one… » 5/15/14 9:17am 5/15/14 9:17am

Bruins Unimpressed By Carey Price's 48-Save Night

Normally, if you allow Boston to score three goals, you're not going to win. They feature the single best defensive forward, blueliner, and netminder in the league, with everyone else taking their cues from a style designed to strangle and frustrate. That style worked just as it was supposed to last night, the Bruins… » 5/02/14 9:17am 5/02/14 9:17am

Pavel Datsyuk's Slick Moves Put Detroit Up 1-0 Over Bruins

Just 30 seconds before this play, Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard watched Milan Lucic 's redirection of Jarome Iginla's shot/pass on goal harmlessly trickle through the crease. It was the Bruins best chance of the night and on the pendulum swing back, they were down 1-0. These things always seem to happen that way: a… » 4/19/14 9:49am 4/19/14 9:49am

Johnny Boychuk Gets Boarded, And Claude Julien Can't Stop Swearing

Carolina's Patrick Dwyer gave Johnny Boychuk a little push into the boards during the Hurricanes-Bruins game, and Boychuk didn't come away unscathed. He was in visible pain after his legs folded up under him. Officials didn't call a penalty on Dwyer, which caused Bruins coach Claude Julien to swear quite a bit. » 3/15/14 4:26pm 3/15/14 4:26pm