A long 82-game season and two intense months of playoff hockey came down to just one game for the right to hoist hockey’s Holy Grail, a right claimed by the Boston Bruins. At bars across Toronto last night, the beer flowed and servers were kept busy as fans of the Vancouver Canucks and the Bruins lifted mugs of a different sort.
The Boston Bruins blanked the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 at Rogers Arena to earn the franchise’s first Stanley Cup since Bobby Orr’s team in 1972.
One city will celebrate the end of a long Stanley Cup drought while another will be left to wonder what could have been.
Nathan Horton’s goal with only 7:33 left in the third period lifted the Boston Bruins to a 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final on Friday night.
Dwayne Roloson improved to 7-0 in post-season elimination games and Martin St. Louis scored two goals and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning forced a Game 7 on Friday by defeating the Boston Bruins 5-4 at the St. Pete Times Forum on Wednesday.
After a complete collapse in Game 4, allowing five unanswered goals after leading 3-0, the Boston Bruins needed to refocus their game and that’s exactly what they did, securing a 3-1 victory over the Tamps Bay Lighting in Game 5.
Simon Gagne had three points including the game-winning goal with 13:06 to go in the game to cap off a brilliant comeback for the Tampa Bay Lightning, as they defeated the Boston Bruins 5-3 in…
Tim Thomas made 31 saves and David Krejci and Andrew Ference scored to lift the Bruins to a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
Boston’s 19-year-old rookie — a healthy scratch in the playoffs until debuting and scoring in Saturday’s Game 1 loss — tallied two goals and two assists to lead the Boston Bruins past the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-5 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night.
The Tampa Bay Lightning scored three goals in under 90 seconds in the first period en route to a 5-2 road victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night at TD Garden.