New York Rangers defeat Boston Bruins, 1-0

Bruins hit, but they lack scoring punch

By Kevin Paul Dupont, Globe Staff | November 2, 2009

NEW YORK - The Bruins are in a tough place right now and they could be there for some time, unless their shooters create better looks at the net, their scorers reclaim their touch, or opposition netminders get uncharacteristically charitable during the holiday season and hand the Black-and-Gold gift-wrapped goals with festive ribbons on top.

Otherwise, the quietest place...

Ranger winger Sean Avery, who has a penchant for such things, was shooting his mouth off at various Bruins during the pregame warmups yesterday at Madison Square Garden. The trash talk caught the keenly-tuned ear of Boston captain Zdeno Chara.
"Just him being himself," said the 6-foot-9-inch Chara, following a 1-0 Rangers win. "I skated right up to him and told him, ‘Uh-uh, you’re not going to do that to our team.’ I tried to let him know. And I told him, every time I had...