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  1. Thornton still valuable part of lineup

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Since Gregory Campbell suffered a broken leg blocking a shot in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Bruins head coach Claude Julien has had to do a lot of line shuffling. One result of that has been a decrease in ice time for Shawn Tho...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  2. Source: Campbell has surgery

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Boston Bruins forward Gregory Campbell had surgery Monday on the broken leg he suffered in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, according to a team source. Campbell suffered the injury blocking a shot and then stayed on the ice for n...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  3. Game 4 Reaction: Bruins 1, Penguins 0

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins are headed to the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in three seasons after they beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 to complete a sweep of the Cup favorites in the Eastern Conference finals. Tuukka Rask made 26 saves ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  4. Daugavins in Bruins' lineup for Campbell

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Kaspars Daugavins will get the call for the Bruins on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals as he replaces the injured Gregory Campbell (broken leg) in the lineup. Daugavins, who hasn't played since Game 1 of the Easte...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  5. Bruins want to win it for Campbell

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- While there was plenty of buzz over the Bruins' 2-1 double-overtime win against the Penguins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, the real story at Thursday's optional skate was news that one of their heart-and-soul players, Gregory ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  6. Five takeaways from Game 2

    James Murphy

    The Penguins had no answer for the Bruins in Game 2 as Boston again dominated the best offense in the NHL, beating Pittsburgh 6-1 to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals with the series headed to TD Garden for Games 3 and 4. ...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  7. Five takeaways from Game 1

    James Murphy

    The Bruins beat the Penguins 3-0 on Saturday to take a 1-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Here are five takeaways from a very solid win by Boston to open the series: Bruins play their game: Give Sidney Crosby credit. There are not m...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  8. Bartkowski thrilled to be going home

    James Murphy

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Rookie defenseman Matt Bartkowski will be heading home when the Bruins travel to Pittsburgh on Friday in preparation for their matchup with the Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night. Bartkowski gre...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  9. Bruins-Penguins scouting report

    James Murphy

    After winning their Eastern Conference semifinal series in five games, the Penguins and Bruins will face off in the Eastern Conference finals starting Saturday. After battling through tough first-round matchups -- the Penguins versus the Islanders an...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  10. Bruins ready for Lightning's return

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- The Bruins host the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden on Saturday night for the first time since beating them there in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals last spring to advance to the Stanley Cup finals, where they beat the Canucks in s...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  11. Another penalty-free G7? Don't count on it

    James Murphy

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The same referees that called no penalties in the Bruins' stirring 1-0 victory over the Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals -- Dan O'Halloran and Stephen Walkolm -- will be calling tonight's Game 7 of t...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  12. Rask tries to stay positive and 'soak it all in'

    James Murphy

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- After being the starting goaltender last season and leading the Bruins to within one game of the Eastern Conference finals, Tuukka Rask has found himself in a much different role this season -- as a backup to a Vezina T...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  13. B's focus on more disciplined penalty kill

    James Murphy

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals was probably a textbook case of what the Bruins don't want to do when killing penalties. The Lightning exploded for three power-play goals on four opportunities and that was the d...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  14. NHL Playoffs: Tim Thomas' season of success continues with the Bo...

    James Murphy

    If anyone deserves a trip to the Stanley Cup finals, it's Tim Thomas.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  15. 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs: Nathan Horton of Boston Bruins won't f...

    James Murphy

    Bruins winger Nathan Horton won't face NHL discipline for his involvement in an incident with a fan following Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  16. The good news: Top line delivered

    James Murphy

    TAMPA -- While the Bruins were obviously disappointed about squandering a chance to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup finals and losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals 5-4, there were still some positives to take from the game. Probably the b...

    Blog | May 26, 2011