By Chris Nosek Whenever goaltending is spoken about, it’s almost always about individual goaltenders – which is where the Vezina Trophy comes into play. The William Jennings Trophy doesn’t necessarily go to the team with the best goaltender, but instead to the team who’s goaltenders kept them able to compete in most games by allowing the fewest goals over the duration of the season. The large majority of the time, this award goes to a team with a solid pair
By Patrick Murnane Growing up in the 2000s in Boston was wonderful, since I never had to watch teams struggle and lose year after year. Sure, I missed some important events and players: Ted Williams, Larry Bird, and Bobby Orr just to name a few. That makes me think maybe I didn’t appreciate how amazing and rewarding the past 20 years have been in New England with 12 titles between the four major sports franchises. That success seems to be
By Chris Nosek As the Bruins look to turn the page to their fifth season with Don Sweeney at the helm as general manager, there is a large portion of the Bruins’ fanbase who have begun calling for his job. Since he took over, the team has earned: three consecutive playoff berths, including a trip to the finals, and a President’s Trophy. Along the way, they have accumulated a 229-120-49 record and have averaged just over 101 points per season.