Apr 18, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT
Zdeno Chara is in the lineup for Boston tonight against Montreal for Game 3. Warm up the vocal cords Habs fans, you’ve got someone to boo.
Apr 18, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT
While it’s not a guarantee, Zdeno Chara’s prospects of playing in Game 3 improved greatly after a solid morning skate.
Apr 17, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT
The Bruins find themselves in a 2-0 hole as their series shifts back to Montreal. What do they need to do (and avoid) to get things together? Mike Milbury shares his advice.
Apr 17, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
In our Five Thoughts we help you learn to love the shutout in the playoffs. After six shutouts through 16 games, it’s easy to get nervous. Relax kids, it’s all fun. We’ve also got worries for Boston and San Jose.
Apr 16, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT
After suffrering from dehydration and going the hospital for treatement for it, Zdeno Chara will not play tonight against Montreal as he’s a late scratch.
Apr 16, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT
The Bruins hold their breath today, as Zdeno Chara’s Game 2 status is in question after he went to the hospital because of dehydration on Friday.
Apr 15, 2011, 9:20 PM EDT
Chris Pronger won’t be able to play for Philadelphia until Game 3 of their series against Buffalo, at the earliest. Read this post for more on his murky situation.
Apr 12, 2011, 11:47 PM EDT
There are five players who have a lot more pressure on them to win the Stanley Cup this year. Which five are they? You know you want to know.
Apr 11, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT
A blood feud on ice that’s become a virtually annual event. Montreal and Boston go to war once again and we dig in to see who we think will win. You can vote in our poll and tell us how smart/dumb you think we are.
Apr 1, 2011, 1:32 PM EDT
Three weeks after his scary injury, Max Pacioretty skated for 20 minutes today.
Mar 30, 2011, 3:33 AM EDT
It wasn’t bad enough that Shawn Thornton caught a skate in the face and had to get 40 stitches for it, but he also got taunted by the Chicago bench on his way off the ice and he’s not happy about it.
Mar 25, 2011, 12:36 PM EDT
Mark Recchi claims that he accused the Canadiens of embellishing Max Pacioretty’s injuries to take the heat off Zdeno Chara. Find out the details by clicking “Read More.”
Mar 24, 2011, 11:33 PM EDT
In their first meeting since the Chara/Pacioretty incident, the Boston Bruins hammered the Montreal Canadiens to take a stranglehold on the Northeast Division.
Mar 24, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT
To the surprise of few, the Canadiens were surprised to hear Mark Recchi’s accusations that the team embellished Max Pacioretty’s injuries.
Mar 24, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT
Here’s a preview of tonight’s Habs-Bruins game, the first match between the two teams since the Zdeno Chara hit on Max Pacioretty.
Mar 23, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT
With Boston and Montreal set to meet up again tomorrow night, Zdeno Chara has attempted to reach out to Max Pacioretty. Meanwhile, Mark Recchi sticks his foot in his mouth.
Mar 17, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT
Perhaps Max Pacioretty is made of sterner stuff than the rest of us as he’s aiming to return to action for the playoffs after suffering a broken neck and severe concussion just last week.
Mar 12, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT
Concussions, hits to the head and other violent matters will once again dominate discussion of the spring GM meetings. In fact, Sabres GM Darcy Regier thinks that the league will eventually make all head hits illegal. Click “Read More” for the details.
Mar 12, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT
Most PHT readers feel that Zdeno Chara deserved some kind of suspension for his hit on Max Pacioretty, with many wanting a significant suspension. That being said, there were more than a thousand who thought the NHL made the right call, too.
Mar 11, 2011, 11:53 AM EDT
If you ask John Tortorella for the biggest reason dirty hits are on the rise, he would tell you that the instigator penalty keeps players from policing themselves.
Mar 11, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
On the heels of a rough week, a report crops up that Gary Bettman signed a five-year contract extension in November.
Chara speaks up about Pacioretty hit; Habs owner questions NHL, Canada’s Prime Minister and Donald Fehr voice concern
Mar 10, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT
Zdeno Chara speaks up about what happened with Max Pacioretty while Habs owner Geoff Molson rips the NHL, NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr misses the mark, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper adds his two cents.
Mar 10, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT
An ugly situation is being made worse thanks to the Montreal police department opening an investigation as to what happened with Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty.
Mar 10, 2011, 12:36 AM EDT
Max Pacioretty spoke out tonight about the vicious hit he took from Zdeno Chara and he’s not happy with Chara or the NHL.
Mar 9, 2011, 10:19 PM EDT
If the NHL and the NHLPA can’t get their act together to curtail head shots, perhaps a major sponsor pulling their money can get everyone moving.
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