Latest Rod Brind'Amour News

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class

Jun. 25, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

Hayley Wickenheiser was a lock to make the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility and is the headliner of the induction class of 2019. The Canadian hockey star was announced as part of the six-member class Tuesday that includes former NHL players Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, Czech hockey star...

Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final

May. 16, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston's top line kept finding ways to score, especially on the power play. With a chance to clinch another series, Tuukka Rask was perfect — again. Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final,...

Rask's roll has Bruins a win away from Stanley Cup Final

May. 16, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask is stopping just about any puck playoff opponents can shoot his way — even the ones he doesn't see. The goaltender has been dominant in the Boston Bruins' six-game postseason winning streak that has them on the doorstep of the Stanley Cup Final. Just don't expect him...

Bruins beat Carolina 2-1, take 3-0 series lead

May. 15, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins stood tall during an early deluge of shots and penalties, patiently waiting for their chance to take over the game. Then one big burst put them on the brink of another trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on...

Carolina starts McElhinney in Game 3 vs Bruins

May. 14, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are changing starting goalies, going with Curtis McElhinney for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final against the Boston Bruins. Coach Rod Brind'Amour did not disclose his starter in the lead-up to Tuesday night's game. McElhinney led the team onto the ice for...

Fresh teams pave way for new breakout stars in NHL playoffs

May. 13, 2019 2:47 AM EDT

When Rod Brind'Amour watched pregame shows during the regular season, he didn't think much thought was put into analyzing his Carolina Hurricanes. "They'd look at the stat sheet and they'll say: 'Oh, Sebastian Aho is a good player. Watch for him,'" Brind'Amour said recently. Now that the Hurricanes are in the...

Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals

May. 12, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With a five-goal, third-period lead and the Bruins still not done scoring, the crowd in the new Boston Garden began a throaty chant of "We want the Cup!" The next time they see their team, the NHL's championship trophy might be on the line for real. Matt Grzelcyk scored twice — his...

McAvoy's back for Bruins, and now comes the easy part

May. 11, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When he's playing, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy said, it's easy for him to maintain his composure and concentrate on the game in front of him. Up in the press box, that's the hard part. "I'm not a very good hockey watcher," McAvoy said as he prepared to return from his one-game suspension...

Bruins gadfly Marchand staying out of trouble (sometimes)

May. 10, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There's a dust-up in the corner, the referee raises his arm to signal a penalty, and Brad Marchand is right in the middle of it. Only this time, he's trying to keep the peace. The face-licking, stick-stomping Bruins forward moved quickly to pull rookie Connor Clifton away before he could...

Bruins' score 4 goals in 3rd, beat Hurricanes 5-2 in Game 1

May. 10, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The door to the visiting team's penalty box had scarcely slammed shut before the official was opening it again for another Carolina Hurricanes player to serve his punishment. Penalty. Goal. Penalty. Goal. Twenty-eight seconds apart, Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored on power plays...