Need to Know: Bruins vs. Devils

BOSTON – Bruce Cassidy has been hinting for several days that he was considering making some changes to his lineup and on Thursday morning he announced a bevy of personnel tweaks ahead of the Bruins’ matchup against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. On the back end, Mike Rilly and Josh Brown will sub … Read more

Support for Tuukka Rask to Hall of Fame is puzzling

I must confess, I was taken by surprise when pieces in support of Tuukka Rask’s Hockey Hall of Fame candidacy began popping up on my screen in the wake of the Bruins netminder’s recent retirement. Same for the suggestion that Boston should retire the Finn’s No. 40 and thus make him the first goaltender in … Read more

Sweeney: ‘We’re Extremely Proud of Everything’ Rask Contributed to Bruins

At that point, the Black & Gold certainly had high hopes that Rask would be their goaltender of the future. But a vision of the backstop becoming one of the best of his generation was hardly on the horizon. “There’s an awful lot there for me to unpack,” said Sweeney. “I was part of, when … Read more

Bergeron Ruled Out for B’s Matchup vs. Hurricanes

BOSTON – The Bruins could be significantly shorthanded on Thursday night when they host the Carolina Hurricanes at TD Garden. Patrice Bergeron has already been ruled out for the contest after suffering an upper-body injury during Tuesday’s loss to the Penguins, while Brad Marchand is awaiting an in-person hearing with the National Hockey League’s Department … Read more

Tuukka Rask officially retires from Boston Bruins, walks away from ‘the best sports city in the world’

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has officially announced his retirement from the NHL. The longtime netminder released a lengthy statement on social media Wednesday, calling it a career after 15 seasons. The news comes one day after rumors began to swirl that Rask was considering hanging up his skates following a brief comeback attempt last … Read more

Longtime Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask retires from NHL

Tuukka Rask, the all-time winningest goaltender in the history of the Boston Bruins, announced his retirement from the National Hockey League on Wednesday.In a statement tweeted by the Bruins at 5:15 p.m., Rask said that following hip surgery this summer, his body has not to respond in the way he needed it in order to … Read more

Ullmark Likely to Make Third Straight Start in Dallas – Linus Ullmark is likely to make his third consecutive start on Sunday night when the Bruins close out their three-game road trip against the Dallas Stars, per coach Bruce Cassidy. Ullmark was stellar in Boston’s 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, making 30 stops on 31 shots to pace the Black … Read more