Author: Matt Barry

Five Potential Free Agent Centers For The Boston Bruins

Some would say that the Boston Bruins overachieved this past season by reaching the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Many pundits had the Bruins fighting for a playoff spot, but instead, Boston managed to finish second in the Atlantic Division, missing out on a division title by just one point. Heading into this offseason, the […]

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Updates on Boston Bruins From Locker Clean Out Day

Members of the Boston Bruins met with the media Sunday as the players cleaned out their lockers, reflected on the season, and looked ahead to next year. The theme, as is the case with most post-playoff talk, was the injuries sustained in a long, grueling season. There were quite a few Bruins who battled through […]

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Don Sweeney talking at a Boston Bruins press conference

NHL Playoffs: Were Don Sweeney’s Comments Strong Enough?

The Boston Bruins find themselves in a three-games-to-one hole and facing elimination against a Florida Panthers team that has dominated Boston for large stretches of the series, particularly in five-on-five play. But a secondary storyline has involved NHL officiating, which has called 21 of the 30 penalties in the five games against the Bruins. The focus on […]

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NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Game 3 Preview | 05/10/2024

Bruins Benders Podcast Bruins Playoff Game Day Preview Second Round, Game 3: Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins – Series Tied 1-1 Date: Friday, May 10 Time: 7:00 pm TV: TNT, MAX Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub DraftKings Sportsbook Betting Lines: FLA -1.5 BOS +1.5 O/U 5.5 Florida Panthers Notes: The Panthers have dominated the series […]

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Three Takeaways From The Boston Bruins Game 1 Victory Over the Florida Panthers

As the Boston Bruins prepared for Game 1 of their second-round matchup with the Florida Panthers, the concern was the quick turnaround of less than 48 hours between Boston’s Game 7 overtime win over Toronto and the opening game of the next series in Sunrise, Florida. Would fatigue play a factor as the Bruins switched […]

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An Old Concern For the Bruins Has Returned

At the beginning of the 2023-2024 NHL season, many wondered if the Boston Bruins had the elite centermen play to make a run at the Stanley Cup. Legendary Bruins Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci retired from hockey and left a void in the middle of the ice for Boston. There were rumors in the offseason regarding whether the Bruins […]

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NHL Playoffs: Jim Montgomery Needs This Lineup for Game 6

“We just weren’t good enough…simple as that.” Boston Bruins Head Coach Jim Montgomery was contrite and honest after a disappointing 3-2 Game 5 loss in overtime to the Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden in Boston on Tuesday night. The Bruins and their fans had flashbacks of the last postseason when the Florida Panthers took […]

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The One Thing The Bruins Need to Ensure a Series Clinching Win Tuesday

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs has been playing out very similarly to last season for the Boston Bruins. The Bruins capped off a historic 65-win regular season with an opening round meeting with the Florida Panthers and took a 3-1 series lead after taking two road wins in Games 3 and 4. Boston had […]

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An update on Four Injured Boston Bruins

With Game 5 looming between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs, the Bruins saw some progress from four of their injured players. The Bruins are one win away from advancing to the second round of the NHL playoffs and it seems like their depth will be getting a huge boost. Two defensemen and two forwards are either ready to return to […]

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ECHL Playoff Recap: Adirondack Thunder vs Maine Mariners Game 5| 04/28/2024

For the third postseason in a row, the Maine Mariners had a pivotal Game 5 at home. In the last two playoff series, the Mariners were unable to secure a win. On Sunday afternoon in Portland, the Mariners came up short for a third time in as many seasons by dropping a 3-0 decision to […]

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