Ty Anderson Blogs

Bruins 3, Lightning 0: Bruins let Bolts know they're for real

If the Bruins got their doors blown off by the hometown Lightning on Saturday night, would anyone have batted an eye? The Bruins limped into Tampa Bay down their top defensive pairing of Zdeno Chara and Charlie McAvoy, and without Jake DeBrusk. Oh, and do-it-all center and Hart Trophy contender... Read More

Bruins loading up first line for game vs. Lightning

In Tampa Bay for what is undoubtedly their most important game of the season, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy is going for a load-up on his first line, with David Backes expected to get the nod as the center between Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak. It’s a move that will bump de facto No. 1 center... Read More

Panthers 3, Bruins 0: Slow start finally hurts Bruins

Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad activated down low and untouched to cap a dominant shift for Florida’s first goal, scored 6:25 into the first period, and Nick Bjugstad added their second goal against Anton Khudobin less than three minutes later. It was the lone bad stretch of what was an otherwise... Read More

Zdeno Chara, Jake DeBrusk both out for next two games

Already without Patrice Bergeron and Charlie McAvoy, the Bruins will finish their current road trip without a couple more important pieces, as Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy has ruled Zdeno Chara and Jake DeBrusk out for the next two games. Considered day-to-day in both cases, the Bruins do not... Read More

Wizards 125, Celtics 124: Shorthanded Celtics can't close late

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens had enough injured bodies to fill out a playoff-quality starting lineup (and add a sixth man to the mix) Wednesday night against the Wizards. The injured backcourt featured Kyrie Irving (knee, day-to-day) and Marcus Smart (thumb, indefinitely). You had Jaylen Brown (... Read More

Bruins sign Trent Frederic to entry-level contract

While all eyes will remain fixated on the future of Bruins prospect and NCAA stud Ryan Donato, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney took care of the club’s other top NCAA prospect Tuesday, signing forward Trent Frederic to a three-year entry-level contract. In just his second college season, Frederic... Read More

Report: Marcus Smart out indefinitely with torn ligament in thumb

The hits just keep on coming for the Celtics, who will be without guard Marcus Smart indefinitely, according to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports . Per Charania, Smart suffered a torn tendon in his right thumb and will seek second opinions on his thumb before deciding his next move. The... Read More