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PeterMacKellar

  • joined Jun 22, 2011
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Resident of the Mile High City, fan of New England sports.

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  • MLB Boston Red Sox
  • NBA Boston Celtics
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  • NCAAF Colorado Buffaloes
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2011-12 Boston Bruins Player Report Cards: Gregory Campbell

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While Gregory Campbell didn’t blow anyone away with his play this season, Campbell was part of a group that gave a good effort and lived up to expectations of a fourth line center. Along with his...

2011-12 Boston Bruins Player Report Cards: Shawn Thornton

Statistically speaking, Shawn Thornton’s 2011-12 season was a letdown for the previous year. But as we all know, Thornton brings much more to the Bruins than any combination of goals, assists or...

2011-12 Boston Bruins Player Report Cards: Jordan Caron

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Consistency or lack thereof, is a good way sum up Jordan Caron’s season. Caron spent a good bit of time on the bus between Providence and Boston this season, but he did manage to stick around...

2012 Bruins Report Cards: Mike Mottau

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Looking back at Mike Mottau's short 2011-12 season with the Boston Bruins.

The Noon Number

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50 - The total number of fight the Bruins have recorded this season, which leave them just three behind the New York Rangers for most in the NHL. Despite the high total of fights, Boston only has...

The Noon Number

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3 - The total number of hat tricks recorded by Bruins this season. David Krejci (last night), Tyler Seguin (Nov. 5) and Brad Marchand (Dec. 23) were the trio responsible for all three of the hat...

The Noon Number

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.500 - The winning percentage of the Boston Bruins during the months of January and February. After a the nearly perfect months of November and December, a time when Boston had a winning percentage...

The Noon Number

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16 - The number of fights Shawn Thornton has been in during the season, which is good for second overall in the NHL. With the Bruins taking on the Buffalo Sabres tonight, Thornton's fighting chops...

The Noon Number

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60 - The total number of all-time victories by the Bruins against the St. Louis Blues. Boston is traveling to STL tonight to face the Blues for the 125th time in their history. Fun fact - Boston...

The Noon Number

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48 - The total number of shot yesterday by the Bruins against the Minnesota Wild. While the 48 shots were a season-high for Boston, the team failed to record a single goal. The previous season-high...

The Noon Number

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715 - The total number of times the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens have played, including both regular season and playoff games.

The Noon Number

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6 - The total number of goals scored by Shawn Thornton over the past calendar year. Not designed to pile on Scott Gomez (ok, maybe a bit a lot), but having a fourth liner like Thornton who brings a...

The Noon Number

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3 - The number of Bruins currently ranked in the top four among plus/minus rating for the season. Tyler Seguin leads the league with a +33, while Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron are tied for third...

Bruins Come Close, But Drop Second Straight Game

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Close, but no cigar. While that statement has relevance to the comeback Boston almost mounted in the third period, it can aptly describe the problems Boston faced all afternoon when moving out of...

The Noon Number

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2.9 - The goals-per-game average for the Pittsburgh Penguins over their last 10 games, during which they have compiled an 8-2 record.This is actually down a slight bit from their full-season...

The Noon Number

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66 - The percentage of Dennis Seidenberg's goals this season that have ended up being game winners. In addition to his red line goal last night against Ottawa, Seidenberg scored the game winner in...

The Noon Number

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4 - With Sunday's win, Tim Thomas became the only goalie in NHL history to win four straight All-Star games. The previous record of three straight All-Star game wins was held by....Tim Thomas.

The Noon Number

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105.9 - The hardest shot on ever during the NHL All-Star Skills competition, which was recorded by Zdeno Chara during last year's event. Chara has also won four consecutive hardest shot...

The Noon Number

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19,000 - The total number of goals the Boston Bruins have scored over the course of the franchise's history. Chris Kelly will go into the Boston record books thanks to his empty net goal with less...

The Noon Number

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87 - The total number of goals allowed during the 2011-12 season by the Boston Bruins. Even with the five goals allowed last night against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Boston is tied with the New York...

Taking Their Talents to South Beach: Boston Visits Miami

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In the second game of a four game, East Coast road trip, the Bruins head into Miami to take on the surprising Florida Panthers. Despite leading their division with 50 points, just seven behind...

The Noon Number

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0 - The number of shorthanded goals against the Bruins have allowed this year, which leaves them as the only NHL team not to give up a man down goal. In contrast, the New Jersey Devils have allowed...

The Noon Number

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As my colleague Sarah Connors noted, it's all about Shawn Thornton today. 100 - The percent of penalty shots successfully converted by Shawn Thornton in his NHL career. Last night's game left...

The Noon Number

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85.9 - Despite giving up four power play goals this weekend against Vancouver, the Bruins currently rank seventh in the NHL in total penalty kill percentage with 85.9 percent. The Bruins have been...

The Noon Number

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3 - The number of shutouts now posted by Tuukka Rask after last night's 9-0 win against Calgary, which moved Rask into fifth place on the year for the most shutouts. One of the four goalies ahead...

The Noon Number

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.583 - The winning percentage compiled by the Bruins since the 1990-91 season in the first game of each New Year. Boston posted a record of 11-7-2 over the time period. Last year, Boston lost 7-6...

The Noon Number: Winter Classic Style

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With the Bruins off until Thursday and the NHL's marquee Winter Classic game taking place today, here's an outdoor-flavored noon number: 3 - The number of consecutive Stanley Cup winners that have...

Public Skate: So Long 2011

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The Bruins are closing out an amazing year tonight on the road in Dallas. Here's to hoping 2012 can be just a great for the Bruins as 2011 was. Have at it and enjoy the game.

The Noon Number

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3 - The total number of games the Bruins have lost since November 1. With a win on Saturday against the Dallas Stars, Boston will finish up the month of December with a record of 10-2, which would...

Public Skate: The Final Two

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Tonight's tilt against Phoenix marks the second-to-last game in 2011 for Boston, so be sure to get in some final comments before the year is out. Have at it and go Bruins!

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