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  1. McDonald's ballot for NHL awards

    Joe McDonald

    As a member of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association, I have the honor to vote on certain NHL awards. Here is the ballot I filed at the end of the 2013-2014 regular season (award winner in bold): HART TROPHY 1. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Chiarelli takes blame, but likes B's makeup

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli took the blame Friday for the team's premature exodus from the Stanley Cup playoffs, saying maybe he didn't do enough to bolster the defense at the trade deadline. Since the Montreal Canadiens elimi...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  3. Bruins-Canadiens to start Thursday

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- After much anticipation, the NHL finally announced Tuesday night that Game 1 of the second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will be played Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at TD Garden. The rem...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs preview: Boston Bruins versus Mon...

    Joe McDonald

    The Detroit Red Wings had a 3-1-0 record against the Boston Bruins entering their first-round series. That didn't matter much once the puck dropped on the Stanley Cup playoffs, as Boston won the first round in five games. The Montreal Canadiens, Bost...

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  5. B's looking forward to matchup with Habs

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- After eliminating the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-2 win in Game 5 on Saturday at TD Garden, the Boston Bruins will now face the Montreal Canadiens. This is the first season with the NHL's new...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  6. Rask honored, but focused on bigger prize

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- After Tuukka Rask signed an eight-year contract extension worth $56 million last summer with the Boston Bruins, the franchise goaltender said he wanted to be worth every penny. He's lived up to all the expectations. On Friday, the NHL...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  7. Bruins looking to shake off Habs hex

    Joe McDonald

    MONTREAL -- The Boston Bruins haven't had much success against the Montreal Canadiens within the past calendar year, but they are hoping their recent string of success carries over into Wednesday night's game at Bell Centre. The Bruins are ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  8. Bruins' OT win not all that satisfying

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- You can always count on Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to be honest. No matter the outcome of any game, he'll give it to you straight. That was the case again after Boston defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in overtime...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  9. Julien's gut pick of Kelly in SO goes wrong

    Joe McDonald

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- When you think of Bruins players with the ability to succeed in a shootout, David Krejci, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla and Brad Marchand quickly come to mind. So, why did forward Chris Kelly take the shootout attempt in the...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: B's 3, Lightning 0

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to three games with a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday afternoon at TD Garden. The Bruins have played well during this stretch, and Monday received goals from Patrice Ber...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  11. Rapid Reaction: Stars 3, Bruins 2 (SO)

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The boos were louder than the cheers for former Bruins forward Tyler Seguin, who returned to Boston for the first time since he was traded to the Dallas Stars on July 4. Even before the Stars' 3-2 shootout victory over the Bruins Tues...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Bruins 3, Lightning 1

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The 90th season in Boston Bruins history began with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night at TD Garden. The reigning Eastern Conference champions received goals from Chris Kelly, Milan Lucic and Patrice Bergeron, while...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  13. A night of firsts at TD Garden

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- On the first day of a new NHL season there's always something that stands out as memorable. Whether from a team or individual standpoint, there's a buzz about the first of 82 games. The Bruins return to the ice Thursday night and open t...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  14. B's focused on raising their own banner

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The 2012-2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks raised their banner to the rafters at United Center on Tuesday night in a pregame ceremony that featured all the pomp and circumstance that comes with winning a title. The Blackhawks...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  15. Krejci wears 'A' proudly

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- During the annual Bruins Media Day, top-line center David Krejci was sporting his sweater with the newly stitched 'A' on the chest. Coach Claude Julien announced Tuesday that Krejci would join captain Zdeno Chara, and assistant captains...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  16. Final buzzer: Spooner, Svedberg impress

    Joe McDonald

    Tick. Tock. Time is dwindling for Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli and coach Claude Julien to decide the team's final roster before the season opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Oct. 3 at TD Garden. Offensively, there are tw...

    Blog | September 26, 2013