Smith Brothers to Meet in Playoffs for 1st Time

Brendan’s Detroit Red Wings take on Reilly’s Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Bruins Set for Fresh Start

The Red Wings had 24 fewer points in the regular season but went 3-1 against the Bruins, a sign that Detroit’s speedy, puck-possession style can overcome Boston’s physical approach.

Globe 10.0: How Important is Home Ice in the Playoffs?

Kevin Dupont and Chad Finn debate how important home ice advantage is in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Chara vs. Nyquist is Most Pivotal Matchup in Series

The greatest weapon Detroit will have against the Bruins defense is fleet-footed youngster Gustav Nyquist. His counter will be B’s captain Zdeno Chara.

A Look Back at Bruins-Red Wings Season Series

If the four regular season meetings between the two Original Six franchises are any indication, the B’s might have some trouble with the team from “Hockeytown.”

NHL playoffs prediction roundup

The Bruins are the overwhelming darlings to beat the Red Wings in the opening round.

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