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Bruins' Lucic fined $5,000 for spearing Wings' DeKeyser

The referees in Friday's game didn't punish Boston's Milan Lucic, but the league did so on Saturday. The NHL's Department of Player Safety fined Lucic $5,000 for spearing Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser in the groin at 19:55 of the second period of Game 1. "I didn't really know what happened," DeKeyser told reporters in Boston after Saturday'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic Fined $5K By NHL For Spearing Red Wings’ Danny DeKeyser

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic was fined $5,000 by the NHL for spearing Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser at the end of the second period of Detroit’s 1-0 Game 1 victory. Lucic was skating behind DeKeyser when the incident occured. He speared him in the groin as the period was coming to a close, but there was no penalty. ESPN Boston reported that Lucic was apologetic after...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL fines Milan Lucic $5,000 for spearing Danny DeKeyser

The NHL announced Friday that Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser. Lucic committed the infraction in the second period of the Bruins’ 1-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in Boston. “Obviously, it was kind of the heat-of-the-moment thing...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' ride Howard, Datsyuk to sink Boston Bruins

Datsyuk's spectacular goal leaves a trail of Boston defenders sprawled on the iceIt was clear from the very beginning that the Detroit Red Wings game plan was to put as many shots on Boston Bruins' goaltender Tuukka Rask as they could - which isn't exactly a surprise, except that they didn't seem to have a game plan other than that......shot after shot after shot...
Via Little Blog of Hate
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Milan Lucic Spears Danny DeKeyser

The Boston Bruins love to play a physical, in-your-face style of hockey and Milan Lucic wasted no time landing the first cheap shot of this playoff series with Detroit. Late in the second period, Lucic drifted behind Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser and delivered an obvious, dirty spear between DeKeyser’s legs. The play happened in open ice, not far from a ref, but Lucic somehow...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic whacks opponent in nuts

The Bruins and Lightning faced off on Friday night to open their quarterfinal series in Boston. Milan Lucic made sure there would be some bad blood established early on when he took his stick to the undercarriage of Danny Dekeyser near the end of the second period. Officials didn’t catch the cheap shot, but Lucic could face some supplemental discipline from the league as a result...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins on Paper: Projected lineups and injury report vs Detroit Red Wings

The Boston Bruins are a bit banged up heading into their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings - more banged up than the Wings, in fact - which after battling the injury bug all season long, would be a welcome change for coach Mike Babcock's charges.Forwards Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and defenseman Matt Bartkowski appear to still be on the shelf...
Via Little Blog of Hate
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins not looking past Red Wings, nor their slimy traditions

Hey, look at that big, fat target on the backs of those Boston Bruins' sweaters...With it being human nature to want to topple the King, it comes as no surprise that the Bruins are expecting their opponents in these Stanley Cup Playoffs to throw everything they have - plus the kitchen sink - at the reigning President's Trophy winner.Well, maybe not the kitchen sink, but perhaps...
Via Little Blog of Hate
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruin Injury Report: Who's in and out for game one

The Bruins are a little banged up heading into game one tonight against the Detroit Red Wings, although luckily none of their major components are among those on the shelf.Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and Matt Bartkowski are all expected to miss tonight's opening playoff game. Kelly has been nursing a back injury that kept him out of the last three games of the regular season,...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille Would Be Significant Losses For Bruins (Video)

When the Boston Bruins open the Stanley Cup playoffs Friday against the Detroit Red Wings, they might be doing so without two of their most experienced forwards. Third-line center Chris Kelly and fourth-liner Daniel Paille both are nursing injuries and could sit out Game 1 against the Wings. Their absence would leave a void not only in the bottom-six forward group but also on the...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Boston Bruins Playoff Commercial Will Get Fans Ready For Playoffs (Video)

The Boston Bruins released a new playoff commercial Wednesday, and it’s enough to make any hockey fan hyped up for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, which for the Bruins begins on Friday at the TD Garden. The video features footage of the Bruins walking through the team tunnel and some regular season highlights set to a voice-over of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “The...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins finish atop NHL power rankings

The Boston Bruins won their second Presidents Trophy for earning the most regular season points. That earned them a nice team photo opportunity, but winning another Stanley Cup is all these guys really care about. That goal is reasonable. They roll four very good lines. Veterans Patrice Bergeron and Jarome Iginla got better as the season went on. Their power play ranked third in...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: How they made the playoffs

The Boston Bruins have made the playoffs for the seventh straight season and have won the President’s Trophy for having the most points in the league.  Their playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings does not start until Friday, so it is the perfect time to look back on the season and see how the Bruins were able to make it to the playoffs once again. Injuries: There are many...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Commissions Custom Goalie Mask For Young Cancer Patient

Back in late March, Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins welcomed a special guest to one of their practices – 9-year-old Topfield, Mass., native Maddie Santosuosso. The team joined forces with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help let Santuosuosso, who suffers from stage IV sarcoma, a rare tissue cancer, take the ice with her favorite team and play goalie alongside Rask, her favorite...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Multiple Bruins dealing with fly; no update on Daniel Paille

Multiple Bruins are dealing with the flu, Bruins coach Claude Julien said after Tuesday’s practice. Missing from the practice were Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Matt Bartkowski, Andrej Meszaros and Kevan Miller. Julien would not specify which Bruins have the flu and which were battling other ailments, but Kelly, Paille, Bergeron and Miller all missed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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