Author Archives: Ric Duarte

About Ric Duarte

Just your average loyal Bruins Fan with things to say about the team!

Shawn Thornton.

Shawn Thornton will no longer be part of the Boston Bruins, as general manager Peter Chiarelli announced the team will not bring back the fan-favorite on Monday. Since the news broke, it seems as though most people have put Thornton … Continue reading

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Game Seven

This was an embarassing way to go out. Deciding game, and the Boston Bruins came out and laid a game seven egg in their own building before their shocked fans. The team that was on the ice in the first … Continue reading

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Did you really think it wasn’t going to come to this. C’mon, Montreal – Boston in a playoff series that would have to be decided in seven games was imminent. There would be no other way. You knew by some … Continue reading

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Despite the words of Bruins Coach Claude Julien, it was what we Bruins fan have come to expect. No nonsense, no backing off, give it all you got Boston Bruins hockey. They played their game. They hit them, and they … Continue reading

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It wasn’t how it was drawn up, but somehow, the Boston Bruins came back from a 2-goal deficit in wild third period to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 and even this best-of-seven series at a game a piece. This has … Continue reading

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Overtime Hockey for Bruins, No Problem

Overtime playoff hockey is the best and worse for fans. Generally you are on the edge of your seat ready to jump off the couch screaming GOAL, or the worst expletive should it not go the way you would like. … Continue reading

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Bruins – Red Wings Game one .

It doesn’t take him long but he is magic and he performed it Friday night at the TD Garden. Detroit Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal, in highlight fashion, pulling the puck from behind and wrists a shot … Continue reading

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The Coach Remains the Same!

From the time he arrived in Boston back in June 2007, many, (including yours truly) have questioned his decisions. Why is this player not playing? Why has this player or that player been sent to the minors? Why have you … Continue reading

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Time for Bruins to put up or shut up!

After beginning the month with a lackluster and listless 4-2 loss against the Washington Capitals, the Bruins have gone on to dispatch the New York Rangers, Tim Thomas and the Florida Panthers, those same Caps, and a weekend Florida sweep … Continue reading

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Six, Two, and Even Weekend for the Bruins

Six, two and even was a common saying of former Boston Red Sox Coach Walpole Joe Morgan. It could sort of apply to the Boston Bruins weekend. Six being the first time in nine seasons that the team has been … Continue reading

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