Jun 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Tim Thomas is putting together the kind of run that is drawing comparisons to the best work of Patrick Roy and Dominik Hasek. If you look at the numbers (and his highlight reel saves) it’s clear that those comparisons aren’t out of order.
Jun 12, 2011, 9:48 PM EST
A lack of toughness doesn’t explain the Sedin twins’ Stanley Cup finals struggles. Instead, it’s an abundance of a tough minutes against Zdeno Chara and the tough task of beating Tim Thomas that stands in their way.
Jun 12, 2011, 3:41 PM EST
In today’s not-so-shocking news, Aaron Rome disagrees with the four-game suspension he received for his hit on Nathan Horton.
Jun 12, 2011, 3:14 PM EST
Ho hum, another day another memorable quote from a goalie in the Stanley Cup finals discussing the opposing goalie. This time Tim Thomas gets his say.
Jun 12, 2011, 12:09 PM EST
There’s been a host of “no name” teams in sports history, but if the Canucks win the Stanley Cup they’ll be doing it in the finals with a bunch of guys that don’t exactly stand out as superstars.
Jun 12, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Even though home-ice advantage has been important, the team that scores first has been the most telling statistic throughout the entire playoffs.
Jun 11, 2011, 8:16 PM EST
Claude Julien says the Bruins are not using Roberto Luongo’s Game 5 post-game comments as motivation for Game 6 in Boston; but it’s clear the remarks have rubbed members of the Bruins organization the wrong way.
Jun 11, 2011, 11:36 AM EST
Is the Conn Smythe Trophy already in the bag for Boston’s Tim Thomas win or lose? It’s sure starting to look that way, but he might need the series to go seven games to make it work.
Jun 11, 2011, 1:48 AM EST
Check out more highlights from Game 5 from NBC’s star cams as well as from behind the goalies in net cam.
Jun 11, 2011, 1:03 AM EST
Roberto Luongo played great in Game 5 earning a shutout. He also said he would’ve stopped the lone goal that beat Tim Thomas to give Vancouver the win.
Jun 10, 2011, 11:04 PM EST
The Cancuks are one win away from the Stanley Cup as Maxim Lapierre’s third period goal and Roberto Luongo’s fourth shutout of the playoffs give the Canucks a 1-0 win in Game 5.
Jun 10, 2011, 10:11 PM EST
After two periods of Game 5 we’re still scoreless even though Vancouver got their power play opportunities again.
Jun 10, 2011, 9:11 PM EST
After a scoreless first period, the Canucks are bringing the body while the Bruins bring the shots and missed power play opportunities.
Jun 10, 2011, 1:01 PM EST
While many wonder where Roberto Luongo’s mind is at, the other question is: can the Canucks get Tim Thomas out of their heads?
Jun 9, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
There’s a lot to pick through after Game 4 and a lot of it has to do with Brad Marchand and the great job he’s done in this series and with things getting ugly for Roberto Luongo as well.
Jun 9, 2011, 12:20 AM EST
Game 4 wouldn’t go quietly in the end as Brad Marchand ignited mayhem with a clothesline/hip check combo.
Jun 8, 2011, 11:05 PM EST
Tim Thomas’ 37-save shutout of Vancouver helps make a feisty end to the game a triumphant one for Boston as they tie up the series 2-2.
Jun 8, 2011, 10:01 PM EST
The Bruins take advantage of some sloppy play from Vancouver’s defense and a leaky Roberto Luongo to take a 3-0 lead after two periods.
Jun 8, 2011, 9:01 PM EST
Rich Peverley’s breakaway goal in the first gives Boston a 1-0 lead after one period in Game 4.
Jun 8, 2011, 5:03 PM EST
Wondering about what might shake loose in tonight’s Game 4 in Boston? We’ve got a hit list of five things to keep an eye out for.
Jun 8, 2011, 2:20 PM EST
While Tim Thomas’ aggression towards Canucks skaters around his net is ramping up, the Canucks are hoping to get things edged their way.
Jun 8, 2011, 1:40 PM EST
Much like Tim Thomas did as Game 3 approached, Roberto Luongo won’t let some bumps in the road change his style. He shouldn’t either; isn’t that what got him this far in the first place?
Jun 7, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
What hurt the Canucks in Game 3? Doing a lot of the things the Bruins did wrong in Games 1 and 2 with turnovers and special teams failure.
Jun 7, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
We learned a rather healthy amount about the Boston Bruins after tonight’s 8-1 beatdown in Boston as they pounded Vancouver to turn these Stanley Cup finals into a series.
Jun 6, 2011, 11:03 PM EST
The Bruins needed to take a stand for a lot of reasons in Game 3 and they did so by stomping out the Canucks 8-1 to get the Stanley Cup finals to 2-1 in the series.
- Report: Dion Phaneuf will face hearing for hit on Kevan Miller 57
- Bruins coach admits Thornton crossed the line, slams Pens for not being ‘truthful’ 92
- Lecavalier out 3-4 weeks with non-displaced fracture in back 6
- Islanders players hold closed-door meeting after ninth straight loss 14
- Penguins’ Neal has phone hearing for knee on Bruins’ Marchand 89
- Shawn Thornton confirms hearing with NHL Department of Player Safety (Updated) 87
- Video: Penguins’ Neal knees Bruins’ Marchand 69
- Penguins announce Brooks Orpik ‘alert and conscious’ (Updated) 47
- Shawn Thornton: ‘People could probably criticize that I’m a little too honorable’ 78
- Video: Penguins’ Orpik stretchered off ice; Bruins’ Thornton given match penalty 179
- Video: Penguins’ Orpik stretchered off ice; Bruins’ Thornton given match penalty (179)
- Bruins coach admits Thornton crossed the line, slams Pens for not being ‘truthful’ (90)
- Bylsma: Sharks are NHL’s best, ‘with all due respect to Chicago’ (89)
- Penguins’ Neal has phone hearing for knee on Bruins’ Marchand (89)
- Bruins’ Kelly out with broken ankle after Dupuis slash (86)