|Bruins give Claude Julien multi-year extension||07.23.12 at 5:32 pm ET|
The Bruins have signed head coach Claude Julien to a multi-year contract extension.
Julien, the 28th coach in team history, has been with the team since 2007 and carries a record of 228-132-50 with the B’s, good for a .617 win percentage. He led Boston to its first Stanley Cup championship in 39 years in the 2010-11 season.
The Bruins will hold a press conference Tuesday at noon to announce the signing.
|Poll: Who wins B’s-Caps Game 7?||04.25.12 at 8:01 am ET|
The Bruins are back where they found themselves three times last season en route to their Stanley Cup championship: Game 7 of a playoff series. How do you think Wednesday’s game will play out?
Who wins Bruins-Capitals Game 7?
- Bruins in a close game in regulation (59%, 153 Votes)
- Bruins in a rout (18%, 47 Votes)
- Bruins in overtime (14%, 35 Votes)
- Capitals in a close game in regulation (6%, 15 Votes)
- Capitals in overtime (3%, 7 Votes)
- Capitals in a rout (0%, 1 Votes)
Total Voters: 258
|Bruins chat at 2 p.m.||04.20.12 at 10:42 am ET|
Chat with WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean at 2 p.m. From the power play to the inability to beat Braden Holtby, any and all things B’s-Caps will be discussed. Bring your questions, good and bad.
|Nicklas Backstrom suspended for Game 4||04.17.12 at 11:13 pm ET|
Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom was suspended one game for cross-checking Bruins forward Rich Peverley in Monday’s Game 3, the NHL announced Tuesday. The incident occurred at 20:00 of the third period, and Backstrom was assessed a match penalty for attempt to injure.
|Video: Pane of glass hits David Krejci after Bruins win||04.12.12 at 11:51 pm ET|
As the Bruins were celebrating their 1-0 overtime win over the Capitals, center David Krejci was hit by a pane of glass. No word on whether he was injured. View the CBC video of the scary incident below (occurs at the one minute mark).
Another video of the incident shows Krejci getting up after the glass falls on him, albeit slowly:
|Kyle Turris not suspended for hit on Joe Corvo||02.26.12 at 2:17 pm ET|
The Senators forward delivered a hit to the head of Corvo at the 5:00 mark in the third period in Saturday night’s game in Ottawa. Turris received a two-minute boarding minor for the hit. The league’s Department of Player Safety held a disciplinary hearing for Turris but resulted in no suspension.
Senior Vice President of Player Safety and Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan said in a statement, “Because there was enough head contact on this hit, the Department of Player Safety felt it was necessary to convene a hearing to examine the play further. After reviewing the video extensively as we heard Turris’ explanation of how the play developed, we concluded that the head was not targeted intentionally or even recklessly and that the circumstances surrounding the hit contributed significantly to the amount of head contact that resulted. We therefore have decided that there will be no supplemental discipline added to the penalty assessed on the play.”
The Bruins host the Senators on Tuesday night at TD Garden.
Here’s a look at the hit:
|Bruins end skid, beat Blues||02.22.12 at 10:32 pm ET|
The struggling Bruins got a much-needed win as they beat the Blues, 4-2, Wednesday night in St. Louis.
Brad Marchand had two goals for the B’s, scoring 2:29 into the first period and adding his 21st goal of the season in the third period. Milan Lucic and Chris Kelly also scored for the Bruins. Marchand, Lucic and Kelly all had multi-point nights.
Tim Thomas picked up the victory for the Bruins, making 29 saves and surrendering goals to Chris Stewart and Ryan Reaves. The win broke a two-game losing streak for the Bruins.
The B’s will next play on Friday, when they face the Sabres at First Niagara Center. The last time the two teams played, the Sabres handed the B’s a 6-0 loss on Feb. 8.
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