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DJ Bean writes and does on-air work for NBC Sports Boston. He’d like you to watch Boston Sports Tonight which airs weeknights at 9 p.m. on NBCSB. 2:30 – DJ reminisces on his time as a Bruins beat writer 7:00 – Boston has the best hockey writers 8:45 – One of DJ’s tweets was
Ty Anderson of 98.5 the Sports Hub joins the show to discuss the Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup and much more. Twitter: @_TyAnderson 4:00 – Ty’s excited! 7:00 – Competition runs aplenty among Bruins outlets 9:30 – Why is Craig Berube complaining about the refs now? 13:30 – Ty & Evan disagree on whether or not
Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports joins the show to give his Stanley Cup predictions. Twitter: @PeteBlackburn 3:10 – Doughnut burger breakdown 4:40 – Will Tuukka Rask be hurt by the layoff? 6:00 – How about the whole team? 7:10 – What should scare the Bruins about the Blues? 11:00 – If only the Bruins
Conor Ryan of Boston Sports Journal joins the show to talk about why the Bruins are back in the Stanley Cup Final. Twitter: @ConorRyan_93 4:45 – How do the Bruins handle the layoff? 8:15 – Blues or Sharks? 13:25 – Bates Battaglia is not intelligent 19:45 – How much is Don Sweeney responsible for
Marisa Ingemi of the Boston Herald joins the show this week to discuss whether or not the Boston Bruins have officially killed the Carolina Hurricanes. Twitter: @Marisa_Ingemi 1:00 – Why can’t people get Marisa’s name right? 2:15 – The Bruins’ biggest problem right now 3:00 – Have the Bruins already eliminated the Hurricanes? 7:30
Brett Finger of Canes Country on SB Nation joins the show this week to preview the Eastern Conference Finals. Twitter: @brett_finger 1:20 – How are the Hurricanes even in the Eastern Conference Finals? 5:50 – Are the Hurricanes legit? 8:00 – What a bunch of jerks… 10:30 – The Carolina goalie situation 17:00 –
Former Boston Bruins goalie Byron Dafoe joins the show. Twitter: @ByronDafoe34 2:00 – Looking back on Dafoe’s time in Boston 8:00 – Dafoe’s favorite Boston people 11:00 – Dafoe on the Ray Bourque trade 14:45 – Can the Bruins come out of the East? 18:00 – X-factors in the series 20:00 – Will Tuukka
Boston Fire Department coach Nick Boneceto and Boston Police Department coach Matt Morrisey join the show to preview their game on April 7th. Twitter: @BosFireHockey 2:00 – The third annual Boston Fire Department vs Boston Police Department game is Sunday April 7th at Warrior Ice Arena. Puck drop is at 2 pm. All proceeds
Former NHL player Mike Johnson, now of NHL Network, TSN, and NBC, joined the show this week. Twitter: @mike_p_johnson 1:15 – Mike Babcock vs Kyle Dubas 7:00 – Should the Bruins be careful not to motivate the Leafs 12:45 – Is this a chance for Auston Matthews’ revenge? 16:30 – Ryan Donato vs Charlie
Joe McDonald of the Athletic joins the show this week. Twitter: @JoeyMacHockey 2:30 – Time to give the Providence Bruins a chance? 6:30 – The one thing the Bruins have that other teams don’t 13:00 – Are people’s expectations too high for prospects? 17:00 – With everyone back, can the Bruins beat Tampa Bay?
Kevin Weekes of the NHL Network and former NHL goaltender joined the show this week. Twitter: @KevinWeekes 1:30 – Boston Bruins have lost two in a row; time to panic? 6:00 – Hidden gem in the first line? 9:00 – When will Bruins fans fully love Tuukka Rask? 15:00 – Who’s favored: Bruins or
Former NHL player, two-time Stanley Cup champion and concussion advocate Daniel Carcillo joined the show this week. Twitter: @CarBombBoom13 2:15 – Why Daniel got into raising concussion awareness 7:00 – Are NHL trainers doing enough? 13:30 – Is David Backes making the right call on being an enforcer? 19:00 – David Backes has a
Alex Thomas of Murphy’s Hockey Law, The Oilers Rig and The Hockey Writers joined Jimmy Murphy from Warrior Ice Arena on the latest edition of the Bruins Beat. Twitter: @Alex_Thomas14 1:30 – First take on what the Boston Bruins did at the deadline 4:00 – Is the Marcus Johansson trade a good one for
David Pagnotta of the Fourth Period joined Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat. Twitter: @TheFourthPeriod 1:30 – Ottawa Senators will be making moves 3:20 – Pagnotta’s pick for the Boston Bruins from the Senators 7:00 – Why did St. Louis have to get hot? 12:00 – Los Angeles Kings and Bruins trade partners?
Andrew Raycroft was a goaltender in the NHL for 12 years — six of which were spent with the Boston Bruins. He is now a Bruins analyst on NESN. Twitter: @AndrewRaycroft 3:30 – Raycroft and Patrice Bergeron were the first people on the Zakim Bridge 6:00 – Things are much different around the Garden
Joe Haggerty joins Jimmy Murphy on this week’s edition of the Bruins Beat. Twitter: @HackswithHaggs 1:30 – Greatest Patrice Bergeron memories 5:15 – Bergeron is one of the most underrated Boston sports greats 8:00 – Murph almost had to help Bergeron stand after Stanley Cup Final loss in 2013 10:30 – Tuukka Rask’s the
Jimmy Murphy answers listener questions on this edition of the Bruins Beat. Twitter: @MurphysLaw74 3:30 – Bruins Beat inbox 9:00 – What Bruins defenseman of today would you pair with Bobby Orr? 10:15 – Who’s the most likely trade target for the Bruins? 14:00 – Difference in direction between Cam Neely and Don Sweeney?
Matt Castle of Bruins Daily joins Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat. Twitter: @Matt_Castle22 4:15 – Where does David Pastrnak rank among young, Boston sports stars? 9:20 – Bruins Beat inbox 11:30 – Who are the candidates to trade for as a 2nd line winger? 17:00 – Any chance the Bruins go for
Matt Brown joins Jimmy Murphy to discuss the tragedy that occurred in his life nine years ago and the new book about his inspirational comeback. You can buy the book “Line Change” HERE 1:00 – Matt explains what happened the night his life was changed forever 5:30 – How the hockey family rallied around
Jimmy Murphy gives his take on the state of the Bruins and the trade rumors they find themselves among. Twitter: @MurphysLaw74 2:00 – Murph goes back at the trade rumor-deniers 4:00 – St. Louis Blues had lots of scouts and high-ranking officials at Monday’s Bruins-Canadiens game 8:00 – Canadiens are hot 11:45 – Murph
Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest joins Jimmy Murphy to discuss the recent trade rumors surrounding Brayden Schenn. Twitter: @andystrickland 2:30 – Strickland explains what he’s hearing about Brayden Schenn 4:00 – The Blues still believe, but the roster points to Schenn on the way out 8:00 – How does a GM choose between
Former Boston Bruins center Marc Savard joins Jimmy Murphy on this week’s Bruins Beat. Twitter: @MSavvy91 1:00 – What has Savvy been doing these days? 4:00 – Savvy gives his take on the 2019 Winter Classic 7:45 – Savvy doesn’t understand why Dallas Stars ownership went at Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn 9:30 –
Kevin Flanagan of Boston Sports Desk joins Jimmy Murphy to talk about how the Bruins are helping out his friend with ALS. Twitter: @KevinMFlanagan 3:15 – Kevin explains how he’s raising awareness for his friend with ALS 6:00 – Former Bruins reaching out to his friend with ALS 8:00 – Takeaways from first half
Charlie Moore, host of Charlie Moore Outdoors on NESN and executive producer of Behind the B, joined NHL Insider Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat. Twitter: @madfisherman 2:15 – Charlie Moore has MANY jobs 3:45 – What it’s like to go behind the scenes with the Boston Bruins 6:15 – What it was like to go behind
Pierre McGuire of the NHL on NBC and TSN joins Jimmy Murphy on this week’s Bruins Beat. 1:15 – Why are people so quick to change their thoughts on the Bruins? 3:45 – Do the Bruins need a tough guy? 4:45 – Is there any chance the Bruins land Charlie Coyle? 8:15 – Do
CLNS Bruins writer and producer Evan Marinofsky joins CLNS Bruins Insider Jimmy Murphy on this week’s Bruins Beat. Twitter: @emarinofsky. 6:00 – Murph addresses his Twitter beef with Mike Grinnell 11:15 – Do the Bruins need tough guys? 16:30 – Bruce Cassidy weighs in on needing toughness 17:30 – Charlie McAvoy’s injury has a
On Thursday night, Boston Bruins legend Rick “Nifty” Middleton will have his number 16 raised to the T.D. Garden rafters. Ray Bourque joined Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat on CLNS Media to discuss how much Nifty deserves the ceremony. “It’s long overdue,” said Bourque. “I’m just happy it’s happening because he’s a very
Former Boston Bruins defenseman and Hall of Famer Ray Bourque joins Jimmy Murphy on this week’s Bruins Beat. 4:30 – Bourque gives his thoughts on Rick “Nifty” Middleton finally getting his number retired 6:00 – Bourque weighs in on Nifty’s leadership 7:15 – Why they call him “Nifty” 11:30 – Bourque recalls his own
A hot topic of late has been whether or not fighting still has a place in the NHL. Former Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg defended its place in the game of hockey on the latest Bruins Beat. Seidenberg pointed at one current NHL player as an example. “There’s definitely still some room,” he said. “You
Former Boston Bruins defenseman and 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Dennis Seidenberg joins CLNS Bruins Insider Jimmy Murphy on this week’s episode. He most recently played for the New York Islanders. 1:30 – What is Seidenberg doing these days? 5:30 – How dedicated is Zdeno Chara? 9:00 – Is there still a place for fighting
Dale Arnold hosts Boston Bruins pre- and post-game shows on NESN, hosts Dale & Keefe from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on WEEI and has a new book coming out titled “If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Bruins: Stories from the Boston Bruins Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box”. Twitter: @DaleEArnold. 1:00 – Dale wrote
Rob “Simmer” Simpson of Sirius XM Radio and author of “No Heavy Lifting” joins Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat. Twitter: @simmerpuck 1:45 – Simmer’s book tour is insane 6:00 – Tuukka Rask is the Rodney Dangerfield of the Bruins 8:30 – Rask on his early season struggles 11:00 – Murph and Simmer
Sara Civian of the Athletic joins Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat. Twitter: @SaraCivian 6:15 – What’s it like covering hockey in Carolina? 11:30 – How is Dougie Hamilton doing in Carolina? 13:45 – Sara got invited to a tailgate on her first day on the job. 14:30 – Sara gives her take
Ian Cameron of RightWager.com and SportsbookReview.com joins Jimmy Murphy on the latest Bruins Beat. Twitter: @bobano 6:00 – State of hockey betting in the United States 9:00 – Has scoring increased in hockey? 15:30 – Are the Bruins a team to bet on? 20:00 – What happens to the odds if the Bruins trade
Former Boston Bruins general manager and current Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli is having a tough time in Western Canada. The Oilers are coming off a 78-point season last year, missing the playoffs by just almost 20 points. And judging by the start of this season, things don’t look to be getting any better for
Mark Spector of Sportsnet joins Jimmy Murphy to discuss the Bruins and the Oilers. Twitter: @SportsnetSpec 1:45 – Charlie McAvoy on upcoming Bruins road trip 9:30 – Do the 1980s Oilers compare to the success seen by Boston teams here in the 21st century? 13:30 – Is the Bruins first line the best in the
Jimmy Murphy (@MurphysLaw74) and Evan Marinofsky (@emarinofsky) preview the Bruins 2018-19 season. 5:00 – How far will the Bruins go? 6:40 – Cam Neely’s take on the season 15:00 – Murph’s high on the Philadelphia Flyers 16:00 – Murph hates Gritty; Evan loves him 17:15 – The guys give their picks for best forward
Allan Walsh is the co-managing director of Octagon-Hockey. He also represents multiple NHL players. Twitter: @walsha 2:00: Allan Walsh speaks on his client Max Pacioretty heading to the Vegas Golden Knights. 4:15: Walsh talks about the potential work stoppage and the probability of a lockout. 11:30: Walsh tells of what the negotiations were like between
4:00 – Analyzing Adam McQuaid trade. 7:00 – Jimmy Murphy confirms that the Boston Bruins have inquired about Artemi Panarin. 14:35 – David Backes’ take on whether or not he should be third line center. 19:10 – Torey Krug’s take on the rumors of him being traded. 21:55 – One-on-one with Steven Kampfer.
Evan Marinofsky covers the Boston Bruins for CLNS Media. Twitter: @emarinofsky. 2:25 – Jimmy Murphy reflects on his 9/11 story. 13:00 – Diving into David Krejci’s displeasure toward the John Tavares situation. 20:00 – Murph and Evan Marinofsky don’t like Krejci’s comments. 28:00 – Who will be the starting six defensemen on opening night?
Longtime Montreal sports radio host Mitch Melnick from TSN 690 joins Murph to discuss how the Bruins arch-rivals have gone from a prestigious sports organization on and off the ice to an absolute mess in Montreal! Twitter: @HunterZThompson 3:00 – Why Bobby Orr is the greatest to ever play 5:45 – Why fans of rival
On November 29th Bruins legend Rick Middleton will see his number 16 raised to the TD Garden rafters. Nifty spent 12 years in black and gold and his 402 goals rank him third in club history. Middleton was a guest on this week’s Bruins Beat Podcast on CLNS Media with host Jimmy Murphy. Nifty talked about his illustrious
Throughout this NHL offseason, the most popular storyline surrounding the Boston Bruins has been the potential for a Torey Krug trade. And with the re-signing of Matt Grzelcyk and the signing of John Moore, the rumors were fueled even more. On this week’s Bruins Beat, Bruins reporter for the Athletic Joe McDonald came on and
Jimmy Murphy reacts to the biggest stories surrounding the first day of NHL free agency, including a few key Bruins signings and the John Tavares sweepstakes. 1:00 – John Tavares signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs in free agency 3:30 – Could the Bruins make some trades to add to the roster? 5:00 – Bruins
After a surprise 112-point season, the Boston Bruins enter 2018-2019 as legitimate Stanley Cup contenders. But after being bounced in the second round of the playoffs this season the Bruins may need to make a move to take the next step. NBC Sports Boston’s Joe Haggerty is one of many who believe the B’s will make
At his end of the year press conference, Cam Neely was direct about what his front office would do on defense. “Would it be nice to have a little bigger on the left side other than [Zdeno Chara]?” asked Neely. “Yes. So, that’s something, I think, Don was going to try and work on this
The 2017-18 NHL season saw Rick Nash put up the lowest point total of his career (34). With Nash due to be a free agent, only scoring 34 points in his contract year wasn’t ideal. Back in 2010, Nash signed his big contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets: 8 years/$62,400,000. The Boston Bruins gave off
Despite Torey Krug‘s career year in 2017-18, the Bruins defenseman could find himself on the trading block this offseason. Bruins writer Mick Colageo joined host Jimmy Murphy on the Bruins Beat podcast on CLNS Media Network and says he believes the team may have to move Krug to create the cap space necessary to get
While the 2017-18 season for the Boston Bruins can certainly be described as surprisingly great, veteran Brad Marchand has come under fire from all angles. And hockey insider Mike “Trags” Petraglia believes that the end could be a lot nearer than B’s fans may expect. “I think Marchand is on his final straw with the
On this week’s edition of Bruins Beat, Jimmy Murphy was joined by a Boston Bruins legend and Tampa Bay Lightning Radio color commentator Phil Esposito. Despite the Tampa Bay Lightning stealing home ice back from the Boston Bruins and taking a 2-1 lead in the series, Hall of Famer and current Lightning Exec Phil Esposito believes
Boston Bruins Take Game One The Boston Bruins pretty much came into this series as the underdog. However, they proved that they were the better team on Saturday. Bruce Cassidy said yesterday when they arrived in Tampa. “We feel as if we’re as good as anybody in the Eastern Conference. I’m sure the other teams
Today, the Boston Bruins and the Tampa Bay Lightning begin their highly-anticipated second round series with each other. As we wait for Game 1, series predictions are being thrown around like footballs on Thanksgiving. To hear a prediction from the “other side”, Bruins Beat host Jimmy Murphy had Lightninginsider.com writer and longtime Tampa Tribune Lightning beat writer
The founder and lead writer for for https://lightninginsider.com/ joins Murph to preview the Eastern Conference semifinals series between the two best teams in the East, the Bruins and the Lightning. It’s a battle many would’ve preferred as a conference final, but nonetheless, it’s happening and Erlendsson provides some in depth insight into what the Bruins and their
The Boston Bruins proved everyone wrong last night with their Game 7 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Toronto scored first but the Bruins answered right back with a goal by Jake DeBrusk. Jake DeBrusk scored two goals in the victory last night. The Bruins were down 4-3 going into the third period, people were
The Boston Bruins couldn’t get the puck past Frederik Anderson in the 3-1 loss in game six. Jake DeBrusk scored the only goal for the Boston Bruins in the loss. Tuukka Rask was a lot better in game six than he was in game five. However, his track record isn’t good in game seven games.
Patrice Bergeron came back in game five, but the Boston Bruins couldn’t put the Toronto Mape Leafs away. The Bruins had many scoring chances but they couldn’t seem to get the puck in the net. The 4-3 loss means game six will be Monday night in Toronto.
The Boston Bruins won game four last night over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Torey Krug scored within 28 seconds of the game in the first period. Brad Marchand and Jake DeBrusk also scored for the Boston Bruins. Jake DeBrusk spoke after the game saying. “We knew we’d need a good effort from top-to-bottom and I
The best of seven series is now 2-1 in favor of the Boston Bruins. The Bruins had 42 shots on net in the loss, but couldn’t really get any goals. Adam McQuaid and Zdeno Chara scored for the Bruins in the loss. Bruce Cassidy said in the loss “I thought we generated enough offense to
David Pastrank had his first career playoff hat trick in the game two win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bruce Cassidy talked after the game about Pastrnak’s great night. “Six points in a Stanley Cup playoff game with a hat trick? That’s special.” David Krejci, David Backes, Jake DeBrusk, and Rick Nash also had goals
The Boston Bruins took game one against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Brad Marchand, David Backes, David Pastrnak, Sean Kuraly, and David Krejci scored for the Bruins in the win. Bruce Cassidy said after the game ” We know we can play winning hockey in the third period. You’ve got to go out and do it,
Toronto Star beat writer Kevin McGran joined Murph in the latest Bruins Beat to discuss why they both believe the Leafs will avenge the epic 2013 Game 7 collapse to the Bruins and upset the favored B’s in six games. Bruins Beat is available on iTunes, Stitcher, the CLNS Media Mobile App and www.CLNSMedia.com.
Hosts of Murphy’s Hockey Law Terry Ryan and Jimmy Murphy get into their 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs predictions. Can the Predators finish what they started last year? Or will the Penguins three-peat? Listen as Murph and TR discuss that and also share some great playoff memories! Murphy’s Hockey Law is available on iTunes, Stitcher,
Breaking up bench-clearing brawls; sending Wayne Gretzky To The Sin-Bin; Watching Peter Stastny & Guy Lafleur wiz by you on the ice and finding new laundromats on the road. That was all part of a great career as an NHL referee for Dave Jackson, who just retired after 1,629 games and 25 years of keeping
The Boston Bruins will face the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday night, after their loss to the Florida Panthers. David Backes and David Pastrnak scored for the Bruins in the loss to the Panthers. Bruce Cassidy spoke after the game and said according to NBCSB. “I believe we’ll be the 50-win team we saw all yr.
The Boston Bruins ended their tree game losing streak after beating the Ottawa Senators. Danton Heinen, David Pastrank, David Backes, Noel Acciari, and Tommy Wingels all scored for the Boston Bruins. The Bruins will close out the regular season tonight against the Florida Panthers. Bruce Cassidy said after the game according to NBCSB. “We’re in
Bob Snow of BruinsDaily joins Murph to predict the Hobey Baker Award winner; Ryan Donato; the Frozen Four; Bruins prospects and the B’s chances in the playoffs. Bruins Beat is available on iTunes, Stitcher, the CLNS Media Mobile App and www.CLNSMedia.com.
Ryan Donato and Danton Heinen scored the goals for the Boston Bruins in the loss. With that loss, the Tampa Bay Lightning have the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Bruce Cassidy said after the game ” There were more breakdowns where they got behind us. We have to correct that. Way too many times
The Boston Bruins looked extremely out of it, in the loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Charlie McAvoy returned to the ice last night however got shutout 4-0. Bruce Cassidy said after the game that Tuukka Rask could’ve been better. He told NBCSB “He’s been better. I think he’d be the first to tell you
98.5 The Sports Hub’s Matt McCarthy joins the show to talk baseball, Boston coaches, and a tradition unlike any other. Was the Red Sox 3-1 start a sign of good things to come, or just the result of playing a week Tampa Bay Rays team? Plus, is this the year Xander Bogaerts turns it all
The Boston Bruins traveled to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers on Easter Sunday. The Bruins were down 2-0 before they scored their first goal. Nolan Patrick scored for the Flyers to make it 3-1 in the third period. However the Bruins show they never quit and tie the game at three. With four seconds
Jake DeBrusk was back on the ice for the Boston Bruins today after missing the last eight games. He came out firing scoring two goals in the win today. Also Ryan Donato, Nick Holden, and Patrice Bergeron scored in the win for the Bruins. The Bruins are still in first place in the Eastern Conference.
The Boston Bruins have claimed first place in the Eastern Conference. The Boston Bruins have been great all season, and nothing is letting stopping them. The Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t really have a chance tonight in the 4-2 Bruins win at the TD Garden. In the first period the Bruins had 17 shots on goal.
In the latest Bruins Beat, Murph welcomes on longtime Bruins/NHL beat writer for the New Bedford Standard Times, Mick Colageo. The two puck scribes discuss a trip to the famous Boston sports bar The Fours and Mick mentoring Murph in his early days as a reporter; why the Bruins are fun and on the right track
Ryan Donato scored his third goal of his NHL career last night. The Bruins were down 3-1, and came back to tie the game at four to force overtime. David Pastrank, Danton Heinen, and Torey Krug scored for the Bruins in the loss. Thursday night first place is on the line, as the Bruins host
Phil Esposito and Jimmy Murphy return to the CLNS podcast world and take a look at the Lightning and the two teams chasing them, the Maple Leafs and the Bruins. Espo also shares some hilarious memories about the recent birthday boy, Bobby Orr and the Big Bad Bruins days. Espo’s Take is available on iTunes, Stitcher, the CLNS
The Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 in overtime. Tuukka Rask stopped 24 shots in the win. Brad Marchand scored the game-winning goal, and David Pastrnak also had a goal in the win. It was the fifth overtime game-winner for Brad Marchand this season. Patrice Bergeron was back with the Bruins and felt good to be back
The Boston Bruins beat the Dallas Stars last night 3-2. All goals for the Boston Bruins came in the third period. Brad Marchand, Tim Schaller, and David Pastrank all scored goals in the win. This Bruins team has fought all season long and have proven they are a legit team in the league.
Boston Herald Bruins beast writer Steve Conroy joined Murph on the latest Bruins Beat to discuss how the Bruins and Head Coach Bruce Cassidy have essentially overcome their current rash of injuries and survived what’s been a grueling stretch run for the Black and Gold. They also remembered and paid homage to their late friend and colleague
The Boston Bruins clinched a playoff spot. Ryan Donato scored the only goal for the Boston Bruins in his second career NHL game. The Bruins lost 2-1 in overtime but gained a point in the loss. After the game Bruce Cassidy spoke and said “It’s step one. Going into the season we wanted to make
Bill Belichick had a busy weekend, March Madness wowed us like never before, and the Cavs & Celtics are in the spotlight once again. Alex Barth & Alex Lebowitz are joined by Jim Murray of 98.5 The Sports Hub to break down the New England Patriots trades and signings over the weekend. Plus, is UMBC’s
In the Latest Bruins Beat, Murph is joined by old friend and colleague Rob Simpson of NHL Network Radio and author of the new book No Heavy Lifting (Globe-Trotting Adventures Of A Sports Media Guy). Simmer and Murph get into that new book and of course discuss the Bruins success as well as a look
The Boston Bruins won tonight 3-0. The Bruins Shutout the Tampa Bay Lightning with the help from David Pastrank, David Backes, and Riley Nash. The Bruins play the Lightning two more times before the season ends.
Boston Bruins Injuries Mounting The Boston Bruins needed Patrice Bergeron in the lineup Thursday night against the Florida Panthers. Bergy scores a goal or two in that game and they win it. He scores the tough goals in clutch times. It’s an element of his game, and goal-scoring more specifically, that is often over-looked in
The Boston Bruins came from behind in the third period tonight to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4. David Pastrnak led the way with three goals in the third to give the Bruins the edge. Matt Grzelcyk, Brad Marchand, and Danton Heinen also scored tonight for the Boston Bruins. This Bruins team is showing they don’t quit
Two late goals spoiled the efforts of a short-handed Bruins squad, as Patrick Kane and Brent Seabrook scored in Chicago’s 3-1 win over Boston on Sunday afternoon.
Newly acquired veteran forward Brian Gionta joined Murph to talk about what’s been a storied NHL career and what might still be to come. From his days at Boston College to winning a Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2003; to captaining the B’s hated rivals, the Montreal Canadiens and the epic Game 7 between
The Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at the TD Garden. Brad Marchand was once again the hero and scored the game winning goal with 20 seconds left in the game. Riley Nash and Brian Gionta both scored also for the Bruins.
The Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings in overtime 6-5. Brad Marchand scored the game winning goal, Torey Krug and Jake DeBrusk also had goals in the win. With no Charlie McAvoy for the next month the Bruins seem to have no problem winning games.
For the first time since the 1994-1995 season the Boston Bruins have swept the season series over the Montreal Canadiens. Jake DeBrusk and Brad Marchand scored in the win tonight. Charlie McAvoy left the game in the first period after a fall. He has a lower body injury.
Pierre McGuire joins Murph to discuss Don Sweeney; Zdeno Chara; Tuukka Rask And More :30 Pierre discusses his experience at the Olympics 1:15 Murph and Pierre discuss Marco Sturm’s performance in the Olympics 2:45 Will Marco Sturm get an NHL job? 6:15 Murph and Pierre discuss the Bruins signing of Brian Gionta 12:15 Chara has
The Boston Bruins 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins was remarkable in more ways than just what was on teh scoreboard. It’s what wasn’t on the scoreboard that is perhaps most intriguing. No points for Sidney Crosby. No goals, no assists, four shots on goal. This, in a game against one of the best teams
The Boston Bruins won in overtime tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes. Rick and Riley Nash both scored for the Bruins. Newcomer Tommy Wingels scored, and Charlie McAvoy got the game winner in overtime to give the Bruins the win 4-3.
Murph breaks down the Bruins trade for Rick Nash and how it impacts the playoff run. Bruins Beat is available on iTunes, Stitcher, the CLNS Media Mobile App and www.CLNSMedia.com.
Boston Bruins Trade Rumor Update with Murph 2:00 Murph discusses moves Don Sweeney could make 4:20 Murph breaks down the rumor mill around Ryan McDonagh 6:40 Would Rick Nash be a good edition? Murph’s take may surprise you. 11:30 Is Karlsson on the move? Bruins Beat is available on iTunes, Stitcher, the CLNS
The Boston Bruins came from behind to beat the Edmonton Oilers. Noel Acciari, Matt Grzelcyk, and David Krejci all scored for the Boston Bruins in the third period. Anton Khudobin was in net and saved 18 out of 20 shots on net.
Tuukka Rask was stellar in the overtime, which set up a thrilling breakaway goal from Brad Marchand that gave the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday afternoon.
Tim Schaller scored the only goal for the Boston Bruins in the 6-1 loss in Vancouver. Bruce Cassidy said after the game telling NESN. “We lost the slot battle in the first period. Not hard enough in that area. I thought we had our legs, but the commitment to defending the front of our net
The Boston Bruins got the 5-2 win tonight over the Calgary Flames. Patrice Bergeron, and Riley Nash both had two goals. Zdeno Chara had an empty net goal to seal the win for the Bruins. The Bruins head west and visit Vancouver on Saturday night.
The The Boston Bruins went to New Jersey and beat the Devil’s 5-3. Goals scored by the Bruins were Torey Krug with two. Adam McQuaid, Tim Schaller, and Patrice Bergeron also had goals in the win. Anton Khudobin got the start in net tonight he had 35 saves on 38 saved attempts.
The Boston Bruins lost tonight to the Buffalo Sabres at the TD Garden.Tuukka Rask had 24 saves on 27 saved attempts tonight in the loss. With the loss Tuukka Rask’s 21 game point streak comes to an end. Head Coach Bruce Cassidy said after the game “We didn’t want to fore-check tonight. We just wanted
Sara Civian (BruinsDaily, SBNation and College Hockey News) to talk about the streaking Boston Bruins, Tuukka Rask, Bruce Cassidy and what the Bruins may or may not do at the February 26 NHL Trade Deadline. 4:25 Sara on who to watch out for in the College ranks 6:15 Murph and Sara on the Boston sports media
The Boston Bruins’ dominating victory over the Rangers on Wednesday was a milestone for head coach Bruce Cassidy and his players. It was one year ago today that the Bruins brass finally pulled the trigger and fired Claude Julien and replaced him with Cassidy. And all Cassidy’s done since taking over is go 51-19-9 and
The Boston Bruins have won against after their 3-2 win tonight over the Detroit Red Wings. Tuukka Rask was in net and had 26 saves on the night, on 28 saved attempts. Rask is 19-0-2 in his last 21 starts. Danton Heinen, Sean Kuraly, and David Krejci got goals in the win.
Espo and Murph recap the NHL All Star Weekend in Tampa Bay and the rising youth in the NHL; Devils Forward Brian Boyle And Trade Rumors :30 Espo and Murph recap the All Star Game in Tampa 4:30 Brock Boeser shines in the All Star Game 7:00 Espo and Murph on Brian Boyle 10:40 We’re in
The Boston Bruins continued their winning ways on Saturday night, as Tuukka Rask moved to 18-0-2 in his last 20 starts in the B’s 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. David Pastrnak and Torey Krug scored power-play goals in the second period, which moved the B’s to 31-11-8 on the season and just three
Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask made 32 saves, barely missing a shutout, and Patrice Bergeron scored the game-winning goal with a power play snipe almost halfway through the third period and his 21st goal would hold up as the game-winner after the Blues pulled to within one with just a minute and a half to
The Boston Bruins lost to the Anaheim Ducks tonight. Ryan Spooner’s late third period goal with 40 seconds left wouldn’t be enough. The Boston Bruins had trouble getting shots in the first period with only five shots on net. In the second period they had 13 shots on net but couldn’t score. By the end
TSN 1050 host of Leafs Lunch and Olympic analyst for CBC, Andi Petrillo on her background in hockey media and broadcasting; an athlete’s transition into broadcasting and why PK Subban will be a natural if he becomes a broadcaster. They then of course talk all things Leafs and why Toronto won’t necessarily be making a
The Boston Bruins end their first half of the season with another comeback win, as two rookies – Jake DeBrusk and Danton Heinen – and two veterans – Tim Schaller and Tuukka Rask – led the B’s to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
With the Bruins trailing 2-1 and in danger of losing in regulation for the first time in over a month, a familiar cast of characters – Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, and Tuukka Rask – came through as Boston rallied for a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.
The Boston Bruins are 3-0 against the Montreal Canadiens. David Pastrnak had two goals after the win. Riley Nash had the empty net goal tonight. With that win the Bruins are proving they are a legit team every single time they play this season. This team is something special and will go far.
Boston University Men’s Ice Hockey Coach David Quinn on Charlie McAvoy and Who To Watch Out For. :45 Coach Quinn describes his hockey journey 3:10 Coach describes his first coaching job at Northeastern 6:40 First reaction to seeing Charlie McAvoy 10:00 What stands out about McAvoy in the #NHL 18:30 Brady Tkachuk be a player
The Boston Bruins defeated the New York Islanders 5-2 at Barclays Center Thursday night behind a hat trick from Patrice Bergeron. The hat trick was Bergy’s second of 2018 and comes just six games after he tallied four goals in a 7-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on January 6th. According to Chris Abraham on
The Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens tonight 4-1. David Pastrnak, Ryan Spooner, Brad Marchand, and David Krejci all had goals in the win. Tuukka Rask also played well tonight saving 21 out of the 22 shots. The Bruins are now 2-0 on the season against the Canadiens and play them again Saturday night in
Brad Marchand ended what was an absolute classic on Saturday night with the game-winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout in Boston’s 4-3 win over Montreal. The win moves Boston to 9-0-3 in their last 12 games, and kick-starts their busy second half of the season.
#NHLBruins & #GoHabsGo embark on Original Six matchup. :30 Phil reflects on his trip on Belarus for a hockey tournament. 5:00 Murph & Phil discuss look at the standings around the #NHL. 6:00 Bruins and Canadiens play #OriginalSix matchup three times in one week. 9:45 Phil discusses what it was like to be apart of
The Boston Bruins lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime tonight 6-5. The Bruins scored four goals in the second period to make it 5-3. Then Pittsburgh came back to tie it and win the game in overtime. Tuukka Rask was in net tonight and had 29 saves while giving up six goals in the
Patrice Bergeron would score four goals tonight in the beating of the Carolina Hurricanes at the TD Garden. Riley Nash, David Pastrnak, and Jake DeBrusk would also have goals in the win. Anton Khudobin had 27 saves tonight in the win as the Boston Bruins are 23-10 on the season.
NHL Network and NESN analyst Billy Jaffe joined host Jimmy Murphy this week to discuss the Boston Bruins’ organizational depth and their approach to player development; the reemergence of Tuukka Rask and Bruce Cassidy’s ability to know what buttons to push and when with his players. 2:00 World Juniors 4:40 Charlie McAvoy 6:10 Bruins scouting
Phil Esposito and Jimmy Murphy host “Espo’s Take” on the CLNS Media Network. On this weeks ‘Espo’s Take,’ Espo and Murph discuss whether one outdoor game a year is enough and if the Lightning should pursue Erik Karlsson.
The Boston Bruins crushed the Ottawa Senators tonight 5-0. Ryan Spooner had a pair of goals while Noel Acciari, David Kerjci, and Patrice Bergeron all had goals in the shutout. Tuukka Rask had also 25 saves in the win tonight. With that win for Rask tonight he is 10-0-1 in his last 11 games. He
Jimmy Murphy hosts Mark Divver of the Providence Journal on Bruins Beat exclusively on the CLNS Media Network. Twitter: @MurphysLaw74
The Boston Bruins lost in a shootout tonight against the Washington Capitals. David Backes, Noel Acciari, Jake DeBrusk scored for the Bruins in the loss. Anton Khudobin had 31 saves also in the loss for the Bruins.
The line combination of Riley Nash, Danton Heinen, and David Backes tallied four goals and three assists, as the Boston Bruins dominated the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Wednesday night for their 14th win in their last 18 games. Adam Belue has the recap of another stellar performance from Boston’s hottest team in the Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings at the TD Garden today 3-1. Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand scored for the Boston Bruins in the win. Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the win. The Bruins had 26 shots on net while the Red Wings had 31.
HINGHAM – Dan opens up about his old school and sometimes controversial journalism, how the “Curse of the Bambino” became a legendary book, covering vintage Earl Weaver as a kid and his relationship with Red Auerbach.
The Boston Bruins handed the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 overtime shootout loss behind the stellar work of goalie Tuukka Rask and a game-winning shootout goal from the birthday boy, rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy. The Bruins entered tonight’s tilt at TD Garden as one of the NHL’s hottest teams, having won three in a row and
The Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres tonight in Buffalo. The Bruins had 33 shots on net while the Sabres had 36. Anton Khudobin played well also tonight for the Bruins in net. Jake DeBrusk, Tim Schaller, and David Backes all had goals tonight for the Bruins in the win.
The Boston Bruins crushed the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight 7-2 at the TD Garden. The Bruins had goals from Brad Marchand, David Backes, Charlie McAvoy, Danton Heinen, Torey Krug, Patrice Bergeron, and Jake DeBrusk all scored for the Bruins in the win. Tuukka Rask had 16 saves in the win.
A raucous crowd, a frenzied final minutes of regulation, and an exciting beginning to overtime came to a deflating end for Bruins fans, as the B’s lost 3-2 to the Rangers on Saturday evening at the Garden.
Lead singer of the Dropkick Murphys and avid Bruins fan, Ken Casey joined Murph to discuss the state of his favorite team. Is Casey down with the retool on the fly, more speed and finesse and less fighting? Are the millennial Bruins and Boston sports fans spoiled? Murph and Ken discuss that, his new career
In the premiere episode of ‘Espo’s Take’, Phil Esposito and Jimmy Murphy examine the differences between buying and launching an NHL expansion team now compared to when Espo did so finding and launching the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1992. When he was awarded the Lightning a team cost $50 million compared to the astronomical $650
The Boston Bruins don’t score enough and lost 5-3 to the Washington Capitals. The Boston Bruins had more shots on net 37-22. Patrice Bergeron would score twice tonight for the Bruins once in the first period and once in the third period. David Krejci would also score for the Bruins in the loss.
The Boston Bruins offense struggled for much of the game, but they found their scoring touch in the third period and rallied to overcome two 1-goal deficits to defeat the slumping Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. On a snowy night in Detroit in a half-filled Little Ceasars Arena, the Bruins came from behind to
Brad Marchand, Jake DeBrusk, and Danton Heinen all scored for the Boston Bruins tonight in the 3-1 win. The Bruins won the shots on net also 33-31. Tuukka Rask has been playing better lately and even played well tonight. In their last 10 games the Bruins are 8-2. The Bruins are in third place in
David Backes scored twice to lead the Boston Bruins to a 6-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes Thursday evening at TD Garden in Boston. Playing in just his eighth game of the season after a bout with diverticulitis sidelined him for huge chunks of the schedule, Backes ignited the Bruins with back-to-back goals in the
The Boston Bruins lost tonight to the Nashville Predators 5-3. Charlie McAvoy, Zdeno Chara, and David Pastrnak scored for the Bruins in the loss. Anton Khudobin got his first loss of the season tonight. He was pulled from the game for Tuukka Rask after giving up the fourth goal. The Boston Bruins out shot the Predators
Joe Gill and Jimmy Murphy drop the latest Bruins Beat and wax poetic on the suddenly healthy and not so coincidence winning Boston Bruins! They also reminice about the night 30 years ago that Ray Bourque gave up No. 7 for Phil Esposito and donned his trademark 77. But most impressive was the lads being
Hall of famer, three-time Stanley Cup champion and founder of the Tampa Bay Lightning Phil Esposito joined Jimmy Murphy to talk all things hockey and sprinkle in some life too. Amongst the topics the lads discussed was how Espo got the Lightning up and running; the shortened shifts of players in today’s game; the 2017-18
So far the Boston Bruins started out December on a high note as they traveled to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers. The Boston Bruins have been playing better and were coming off an impressive win against the Tampa Bay Lighting on Wednesday night. Today though was all Bruins as Tuukka Rask made 28 saves
In the latest Murphy’s Hockey Law Podcast, Jimmy Murphy sits down with Boston Shamrocks Director Of Hockey Operations and Under 19 Head Coach Sean Fisher and Assistant Coach Jordan Leigh-Hampton to discuss the growth of girls and women’s hockey in North America and beyond. Fisher discusses his rise up the coaching ladder to his current job with the Shamrocks in the
The Boston Bruins dominated the best team in the Eastern Conference for two periods, then relied on several strong stops by Tuukka Rask to hold off the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Wednesday night. Adam Belue has your recap of the exciting “Rivalry Night” matchup.
The Boston Bruins have much of their top end scoring talent out with injuries, and it showed in Wednesday night’s 4-2 road loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
HINGHAM – Kevin Paul Dupont has a couple of adult beverages with Bob and sets the record straight on all things hockey from Bobby Orr to Charlie McAvoy. Neutral zone traps to the pain of watching Stanley Cup parades in Tampa Bay. Recorded at the Original Wahlburgers in Hingham.