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  1. Bruins must solve their problems internally

    Joe McDonald

    Let's get this out of the way: The Boston Bruins can squeak by for the remainder of the 2014-2015 regular season and still find a way to earn a Stanley Cup playoff berth. It's hard to feel good about this horrible stretch of hockey, but the Bruin...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  2. Bruins can't figure out Canadiens

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- As Boston Bruins team president Cam Neely stepped onto the elevator after Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at TD Garden, it was evident he was not happy. The 30-second, six-story descent was a quiet one. Neely hates losing to...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  3. Rask is Bruins' hero, with assist from Kelly

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- After the final horn Saturday night at TD Garden, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask sprinted out of his net to thank one of his teammates. It wasn't Loui Eriksson, who scored the game-winning goal at 12:26 to lead the Bruins to a 2-1...

    Blog | February 07, 2015
  4. Malcolm Subban may get chance in net this weekend

    Joe McDonald

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The Boston Bruins had just completed a 40-minute practice, and all the players were off the ice, as rookie goaltender Malcolm Subban collected the pucks and placed them in a milk crate. It's a typical job for any rookie a...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  5. NHL -- For some, one NHL game will last a lifetime

    Joe McDonald

    There's a special group of players among NHL alumni who carved out their own small part in the history of the game by playing just one NHL game, writes Joe McDonald.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  6. Boston Bruins to host 2016 Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium vs....

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Bruins will host the Montreal Canadiens in the 2016 NHL Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium, a league source confirmed Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  7. Rask searching for Vezina-worthy form

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Tuukka Rask knows he's not having a Vezina Trophy-worthy season. The Boston Bruins goaltender won the award as the NHL's best in 2013-14, but his prowess has faded a bit this season. There are a few reasons for that, including the team's...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  8. Boston Bruins hoping for happier New Year in 2015

    Joe McDonald

    With all that went wrong in 2014, the B's are banking on a 2015 turnaround.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2014
  9. Bruins need a little Christmas

    Joe McDonald

    In the spirit of the Christmas season, the Boston Bruins could use some added holiday cheer. The team has struggled this season with injuries and inconsistencies, and is teetering in and out of playoff contention. After a 5-3 win over the Nashvil...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  10. Bergeron: Bruins need to stay hungry

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- These are dire times for the Boston Bruins. While management continues to rack its collective brain to find ways to improve the team, the players on the current roster find themselves trying to stay positive, despite inconsistencies...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  11. Bruins can't worry about Blackhawks

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- When a team is playing as inconsistently as the Boston Bruins are this season, too many games are considered benchmark games. It's a term that's been used too often this season. The Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose ...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  12. Bruins have moment to catch breath

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins can finally breathe -- sort of. One of their toughest stretches of the season is complete, and they finished with a 3-1-1 record against some solid opponents. On Monday, the Bruins played well and earned a point w...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  13. B's injuries test Julien's coaching ability

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Ultimately, the players dictate the end result on the ice, but a team's identity and preparation begin with the coach. Bruins coach Claude Julien has evolved in his eight seasons in Boston, but his coaching ability is really being put to...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  14. Chris Kelly joins long list of injured Bruins

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Add Chris Kelly to a long list of injured players for the Boston Bruins. The veteran forward suffered an undisclosed injury during Friday's 4-3 shootout win over the Columbus Blue Jackets and was not available Saturday against the Montre...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Canadiens 2, Bruins 0

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Injury-plagued, undermanned, inexperienced, overmatched and frustrated, the Boston Bruins had no answer for the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night at TD Garden. Without five of their veteran players -- Zdeno Chara, David Krejci, Brad M...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  16. Krejci, Marchand, Kelly out vs. Canadiens

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins are without the services of David Krejci, Brad Marchand and Chris Kelly on Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens at TD Garden. The Bruins recalled forwards Jordan Caron and Matt Lindblad from Providence of the A...

    Blog | November 22, 2014