Tag Archives: Brad Marchand

HARD HITS: Mitchell Miller fiasco not worth it for Bruins

On the ice, the Bruins have been the class of the NHL. Winners of seven in a row and boasting a league best 10-1-0 record entering Saturday’s game at Toronto, they have lit it up so far. After erupting for … Continue reading

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Pastrnak cheap hit on Lindgren creates more injury issues for lacking Blueshirts

In case you missed it, there was a game last night at the World’s Most Renovated on 33rd and 7th. If you are subscribed to ESPN Plus or can somehow still find a way to watch like my brother, then … Continue reading

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Kreider’s exciting overtime goal allows Shesterkin to get shutout in a great goalie duel with Hart

If you love goaltending, then tonight was your kind of hockey game. For over 64 minutes, nobody could score on either goalie. It was indeed an old fashioned goalie duel between Carter Hart and Igor Shesterkin at MSG. For most … Continue reading

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Examining the Svechnikov big hit on Lindholm versus Lindgren hit on Rakell

In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, physicality intensifies. Hitting picks up. It’s that intense physical style which can have an impact on a series. Only three days into the 2022 NHL Postseason, we’ve already seen some heavy hits that have caused … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Hockey Returns to The Garden, Rested Rangers host Bruins on ESPN Plus and local affiliates, Boston University wins Beanpot over Northeastern, Toffoli dealt to Flames, trade possibilities

Hockey actually will return to The Garden later tonight. Incredibly, the Rangers are finally playing a hockey game on Tuesday when they host the Bruins. Too bad it won’t be on MSG. UPDATE: Apparently, its one of those games where … Continue reading

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Game 666 very Devilish, The Rat strikes again, break up the Senators, Tuukka Rask announces retirement

The Devils played Game 666 on the NHL schedule last night when they visited Montreal. It was a good omen. Coming off a seventh straight defeat, they turned the tables on the woeful Habs by routing them 7-1. Montreal is … Continue reading

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Hockey needs more players like Marchand

Brad Marchand is a polarizing star player for the Boston Bruins. Appropriately nicknamed The Rat due to his history of getting underneath opponents’ skin, he is a bundle of energy that you either love or hate. There’s no in between … Continue reading

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Truthful commentary from frustrated players on Canada’s strict rules hurting NHL, questions persist on adjusting COVID Protocol

With another game postponed as NHL play resumed tonight, there’s no end in sight to the COVID issues hurting the league. While other major sports such as the NFL and NBA revise their rules to make recovery quicker for asymptomatic … Continue reading

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NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

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