WILMINGTON, Mass. — With all due respect to Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers’ old “Weekend Update” bit, there’s only one way to react to Bruins head coach Claude Julien’s answer to a question about his team holding back in Game 1 against Montreal: “Really?”
BOSTON — It was no secret Tyler Seguin was the odds-on favorite to be a healthy scratch for the start of the playoffs in the weeks leading up to the postseason.
Bruins head coach has a couple of them with two games of the regular season left before the playoffs start next week.
In the weeks since I first wrote about the Bruins’ inability to earn a sufficient amount of power plays, nothing has improved.
Bruins head coach Claude Julien said Zdeno Chara was just given a day off today from practice. He expects the captain to be in the lineup Saturday against Atlanta.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins head coach Claude Julien knows Brad Marchand has a rambunctious reputation, but the bench boss isn’t sweating the chance that he might have another Matt Cooke on his hands.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Every time No. 2 overall draft pick Tyler Seguin sits out a game, many in the Bruins’ fan base react as though head coach Claude Julien is holding back a modern-day Phil Esposito from taking the league by storm.
After squandering two two-goal leads and losing games on back-to-back nights, the Bruins are taking today off.
That’ll give Brad Marchand extra time to think about what he’s done.
BOSTON — It seemed like Tyler Seguin had picked up his game over the course of the Bruins’ recent six-game road trip.
It has to be a good sign that Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference has stuck with the team through the final couple days of its lengthy road trip after getting injured last Saturday night in Vancouver.
Readers of TheBruinsBlog.net fashion themselves hockey coaches on par with Bruins head coach Claude Julien, and tonight they were in agreement with the bench boss.
WILMINGTON, Mass. – What would the second half of the NHL season be without the Bruins getting caught in a controversy over a hit to the head?
BOSTON – Bruins head coach Claude Julien is not acting like himself these last couple weeks, and center Marc Savard seems to be the biggest victim of the bench boss’s change of approach.
Stop thinking about Tuukka Rask’s confidence as though it’s some sort of Fabergé egg in the hands of the Tasmanian Devil.
There has been so much clamoring for head coach Claude Julien to either loosen the reins on his defense-first system or lose his job, it got me wondering if playing defensive-minded hockey pays off in the long run.