• What Bruce Cassidy Told Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson Before Season Debut

    8 days ago - By NESN

    The Boston Bruins did a little line shuffling for Saturday night's matchup with the Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden, and the mixing and matching proved to pay dividends.
    The Bruins had a new-look third line in their 5-1 over the Leafs , with Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson making his season debut alongside Danton Heinen and Anders Bjork. Bruce Cassidy's pregame message to Forsbacka Karlsson was a simple one, as the head coach stressed the 22-year-old keep things simple and trust his instincts.
    For more from Cassidy after Boston's victory, check out the video above from “Bruins Overtime Live,”...
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  • Bruins' Jaroslav Halak Denies John Tavares' One-Timer In Win Over Maple Leafs

    8 days ago - By NESN

    Jaroslav Halak turned in his first dud of the season Thursday night against the Vancouver Canucks, but the veteran goaltender quickly rebounded with a stellar performance Saturday at TD Garden.
    Halak was excellent against the Toronto Maple Leafs, posting 40 saves in the Boston Bruins' 5-1 victory over their Atlantic Division rival. John Tavares scored the lone goal for Toronto, but the star forward also was robbed of another thanks to a sweet stop from Halak.
    To see the TD Bank Save of the Game, check out the video above.
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  • Bruins Wrap: David Pastrnak Tallies Hat Trick In 5-1 Win Over Maple Leafs

    8 days ago - By NESN

    The Boston Bruins bounced back nicely Saturday, and they have David Pastrnak to thank.
    The young winger recorded the Bruins' third hat trick of the season, his second, as Boston responded to its drubbing at the hands of the Vancouver Canucks by dispatching the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 at TD Garden.
    Pastrnak potted a pair of second-period goals, then clinched the hattie with just under six minutes to play in the third. The winger also added an assist on Patrice Bergeron's lone goal of the night. Joakim Nordstrom was the B's third goal scorer, burying his third of the season to put the nail...
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  • John Tavares Living Up To Hype In First Season With Maple Leafs

    8 days ago - By NESN

    The Toronto Maple Leafs landed the biggest fish in the free-agent pond this past summer, and their investment already is paying off.
    John Tavares signed a seven-year deal with his hometown team at the turn of free agency, and his Maple Leafs tenure is off to a great start. Tavares has notched nine goals and nine assists through 16 games, helping Toronto sit just three points back of the Tampa Bay Lightning for first place in the Atlantic Division entering Saturday.
    Prior to the Leafs' tilt with the Boston Bruins at TD Garden, Billy Jaffe broke down what makes Tavares such a force on the...
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