FOR WEATHER INFORMATION CLICK "FREE MATCHUP" LINK UNDER EACH GAME
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Thu May 25 18:07:28 EDT 2017
TOP NEWS
EXPECTATIONS RUN HIGH IN BEANTOWN
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 05:05 PM EDT

Boston Bruins

2009-10 record: 39-30-13, 91 points, 6th place in Eastern Conference

GOALTENDING
Boston enters the new season as one of the favorites in the Eastern Conference. The team is loaded up-and-down the roster with talent at every position, although the backbone of the squad is a goaltending tandem that is the best in the NHL. Tim Thomas won the Vezina Trophy just two years ago, yet he is not even a starter now. Finnish flopper Tuukka Rusk led the league in both goals-against-average (1.97) and save percentage (.931) and forced Thomas to the bench near the end of last season. While there were rumors that Thomas would be traded in the offseason for a high-scoring forward, nothing ever materialized. Basketball Odds

OFFENSE
Instead, the Bruins traded inconsistent defenseman Dennis Wideman and a first-round draft pick to Florida for 60-point RW Nathan Horton to bolster the offense. Injuries and poor performances haunted Boston’s top lines and caused the Bruins to be the lowest-scoring squad in the Eastern Conference. Scoring studs Marc Savard and Milan Lucic both missed half the season due to major injuries, while right wings Blake Wheeler and Michael Ryder suffered through horrendous slumps and disappointing campaigns. It got so bad that the Bruins had to turn to ancient right wings Mark Recchi and Miroslav Satan for big goals down the stretch and in the postseason. You would think if Savard and Lucic remain injury-free, Wheeler and Ryder bounce back, and Horton takes his game to the next level, this offense should go from terrible to above-average. Baseball Odds

DEFENSE
Perennial Norris trophy candidate Zdeno Chara will always score 40 points, rack up 85 penalty minutes, and be a plus player. He will not have Wideman to help him carry the load on the back line, though, and will be surrounded by some youngsters that he will have to break in during the course of the season, so Rask and Thomas might have more quality shots headed their way during those times Chara is not on the ice. Sports Scores

TEAM OUTLOOK
A playoff berth seems to be a lock unless Chara misses a couple months with a physical problem.

NOTABLE OFF-SEASON MOVES
Newcomers – RW Nathan Horton, C Gregory Campbell
Departures – D Dennis Wideman


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
BASEBALL 4/2/2017 - 6/3/2017
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Cleveland Cavaliers
2
Washington Nationals
3
Colorado Rockies
4
Pittsburgh Penguins
5
Pittsburgh Pirates
05/25/2017
ATP - Geneva, Switzerland, DoublesNIKLES J / PUETZ T vs. HUEY T / LINDSTEDT R10:20 AM PST
ATP - Geneva, Switzerland, DoublesDUTRA SILVA R / LORENZI P vs. LIPSKY S / PAES L10:20 AM PST
Spain - ACBBASKONIA VITORIA GASTEIZ at HERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA1:00 PM PST
MLBSan Diego Padres vs New York Mets4:10 PM PST
MLBTexas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox4:10 PM PST
NHLOttawa Senators vs Pittsburgh Penguins5:00 PM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers5:10 PM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs Houston Astros5:10 PM PST
NBACleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics5:30 PM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers7:10 PM PST
05/26/2017
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, QualifyingHOGENKAMP, R vs. WATSON, H02:15 AM PST
WTA - Strasbourg, France, DoublesCHAN H-C / CHAN Y-J vs. SKAMLOVA C / WACANNO E02:30 AM PST
ATP - Geneva, Switzerland, DoublesNIKLES J / PUETZ T vs. CABAL J S / FARAH R03:00 AM PST
ATP - Lyon, France, DoublesMOLTENI A / SHAMASDIN A vs. MARACH O / PAVIC M03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, France, QualifyingMATHIEU, P-H vs. KUDLA, D04:00 AM PST
WTA - Nuremberg, GermanyBERTENS, K vs. DOI, M04:30 AM PST
ATP - Geneva, SwitzerlandZVEREV, M vs. NISHIKORI, K05:00 AM PST
WTA - Strasbourg, FranceGARCIA, C vs. GAVRILOVA, D05:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, France, QualifyingQUIROZ, R vs. HAMOU, M05:20 AM PST
ATP - Lyon, FranceBASILASHVILI, N vs. TSONGA, J-W05:30 AM PST
WTA - Strasbourg, FrancePENG, S vs. STOSUR, S06:15 AM PST
ATP - Lyon, FranceRAONIC, M vs. BERDYCH, T06:50 AM PST
ATP - Geneva, Switzerland, DoublesROJER J-J / TECAU H vs. LIPSKY S / PAES L07:40 AM PST
WTA - Nuremberg, GermanyCIRSTEA, S vs. PUTINTSEVA, Y09:20 AM PST
International - United LeagueLOKOMOTIV KUBAN at CSKA MOSKOW09:30 AM PST
Spain - ACBREAL MADRID at MORABANC ANDORRA11:00 AM PST
France - Pro APAU LACQ ORTHEZ at STRASBOURG IG11:30 AM PST
Italy Lega ASIDIGAS AVELLINO at UMANA VENEZIA11:45 AM PST
Spain - ACBUNICAJA MALAGA at IBEROSTAR TENERIFE1:00 PM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox2:10 PM PST
MLBNew York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates4:05 PM PST
MLBSan Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals4:05 PM PST
MLBCincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies4:05 PM PST
MLBOakland Athletics vs New York Yankees4:05 PM PST
MLBTexas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays4:05 PM PST
MLBKansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians4:10 PM PST
MLBSeattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox4:10 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs Miami Marlins4:10 PM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers5:10 PM PST
MLBBaltimore Orioles vs Houston Astros5:10 PM PST
MLBTampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins5:10 PM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox5:10 PM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies5:40 PM PST
MLBChicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers7:10 PM PST
MLBAtlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants7:15 PM PST

x