Ian and Chris discuss Tuukka Rask's appearance on the WEEI Jimmy Fun Telethon, Marc Savard being hired as Spitfires head coach, and the passing of Jimmy Hayes.
Ep 66: Krejci Forever
Ian and Chris react to David Krejci leaving the Bruins and how the team moves on from it.
Ep 65: NHL Draft and Free Agency Talk With Mike...
Mike Cratty joins Ian and Chris to discuss the Bruins loss of Jeremy Lauzon to the Kraken, the upcoming NHL Draft, and the Bruins options with free agency just around the corner.
Ep 64: Bruins Expansion Draft Plans; Future For...
Ian and Chris return to discuss who the Bruins will protect and who is most likely to move ahead of the NHL Expansion Draft plus they discuss Jake DeBrusk's future.
Ep 63: Bruins Take Game Three; Carlo Day-to-Day...
Ian and Chris react to the Bruins game three overtime victory over the New York Islanders.
Ep 62: Bruins Take Game 1; Maple Leafs or Canad...
Ian and Chris react to the Bruins game one win over the Islanders and as a Bruins fan, who would YOU choose, Maple Leafs or Canadiens?
Ep 61: Bruins Take 2-1 Series Lead Against Capi...
Ian and Chris discuss the Bruins double-OT win over the Capitals in game three, Taylor Hall mania, milk carton Pastrnak, Tuukka haters, and much more!
Ep 60: #KrejciForever and Raised Expectations
Ian and Chris talk about the Bruins post trade deadline turnaround and what it means for a potentially long playoff run.
Ep 59: Bruins Swing Big At Trade Deadline
Ian and Chris welcome in Mike Cratty to discuss the trade acquisitions of Taylor Hall, Curtis Lazar, and Mike Reilly and what it means for the Bruins this season and beyond.
Ep 58: Chris' Trip To TD Garden, Bruins Trade T...
Ian and Chris discuss Blackey's return to the Garden, the Islanders trade for Kyle Palmieri, Bruins trade options, injuries, and much more!
Ep 57: Trade Deadline Talk w/ Mike Cratty
Mike Cratty joins Ian and Chris to discuss the Bruins win over the Devils, the impending trade deadline, and they look ahead to the Penguins and the remaining schedule.
Ep 56: Are The Bruins Exactly What They Seem?
Ian and Chris ask... are the Bruins just a mediocre team? Is there any way to fix it THIS season?
Ep 55: Bruins Depth Issues; Time to Panic?
Ian and Chris try to make sense of the Bruins losing 4 of the last 5 and the last two games by a combined score of 13-4.
Ep 54: Boston Strong Through First Quarter; Bru...
Ian and Chris discuss the Bruins first quarter of the season, the upcoming game on Lake Tahoe, and some wild trade speculation surround the teams and Penguins superstar.
Ep 53: Bruins On a Roll; Brad Marchand and Char...
Ian and Chris are joined by Eric Blackey to talk Bruins' hot streak, Marchand, McAvoy, and Blackey family memories.
Ep 52: Bruins Early Season Struggles
Ian and Chris react to the first few games of the season and wonder what it will take to fix their scoring woes.
Ep 51: Bergeron Dons The "C", Picking Up the Ch...
Mike Cratty of the Sal and Cratty Show and BlackNGoldHockey.com joins Ian and Chris to discuss Patrice Bergeron's captaincy, who may be next in line, how you replace Chara/Krug, and overall expectations for the Bruins this season.
Ep 50: Mr. Chara Goes to Washinton
Ian and Chris react to the Capitals signing of Bruins longtime captain, Zdeno Chara, they tell you who will be the next captain, and who deserves to be the next one to wear the "A".
Ep 49: Bruins New Division; Chara's Future in B...
Ian and Chris return to discuss the NHL's 56-game season, the Bruins new division, Blackey's Tik Tok career, and the future of Zdeno Chara in Boston.
Ep 48: Jake DeBrusk Signs; Reverse Retro Jersey...
On this Thanksgiving episode of the Big Bad Bruins Podcast, Ian and Chris react to the new contract given to Jake DeBrusk, the retirement of Johnny Boychuck and the new Bruins (and league) reverse retro jersey's. Plus, they have the first annual Thanksgiving Food draft in honor of the holidays.
Ep 47: Recapping the Bruins Offseason to this P...
Ian and Chris the free agent moves the Bruins have and haven't made as well as some of the lingering questions surrounding current members of the team and a certain long-time captain. Plus, Blackey professes his appreciation for Danton Heinen... again.
Ep 46: NHL Free Agency Wishlist; Krug and Chara...
Ian and Chris recap the Bruins draft and take a look ahead to the start of free agency on Friday. Is Torey Krug gone? What happens with Jake DeBrusk? What kind of contract would you give Chara? Who is on your free agency wishlist?
Ep 45: LIVE Pre-Game Show (Bruins/Lightning Gam...
Ian and Chris went LIVE prior to the Bruins and Lightning Game 4 matchup to break down Game 3 and lookahead to a "must" win for the Bruins.
Ep 44: Bruins Talk w/ Todd Angilly
Bruins Anthem singer Todd Angilly joins Ian and Chris to chat Bruins, cigars, and a whole lot more!
Ep 43: Mick Colageo Joins to Talk Bruins Playof...
Ian and Chris are joined by Mick Colageo of the Standard Times to talk Bruins playoff run, NHL playoff overtime, moments of Bruins past, goalies, and even a bit of tennis.
Ep 42: Where are the Boston Bruins?
Ian and Chris react to the lackluster return to play for the Bruins through two round robin games (and one exhibition game) and wonder whether their is enough time to avoid an early playoff exit.
Ep 41: NHL Return Inching Closer and Closer
On this episode, Ian and Chris discuss the NHL near return, Bruins vs Bruins NHL20 series, and what team the Bruins should fear the most.
Ep 40: Former Bruin Jay Miller Joins the Show
Former Bruin, Jay Miller, joins Ian and Chris to talk Bruins, UNH, Framingham/Natick, biggest fight rival, relationship with Taz, and a whole bunch more.
Ep 39: Bruins' Legend Gerry Cheevers Joins the ...
Ian and Chris are joined by two-time Stanley Cup winning Bruins goaltender Gerry Cheevers to talk about a variety of topics.
Ep 38: A Chat with Former Bruin Bob Sweeney
Former Bruin and current Bruins Foundation President Bob Sweeney joins Ian and Chris to talk NHL return-to-play, 1988 and 1990 Stanley Cup run, Terry O'Reilly, and the work done at the Foundation.
Ep 37: Conversation with Bruins' Legend Johnny ...
"The Chief" Johnny Bucyk joins Ian and Chris to talk Bruins hockey, Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, and his stellar career.
Ep 36: Big, Bad, and Bobby Recap/Reaction
Ian and Chris recap and react to the NHL Network's debut of the 'Big, Bad, and Bobby' documentary chronicling the 1970 Bruins Stanley Cup run.
Ep 35: Conversation with Mark Recchi
Former Bruin and three-time Stanley Cup Champion Mark Recchi joins Ian and Chris to talk his career and experience winning a championship with Boston.
Ep 34: Bruins Tough Guys; NHL Return to Four Ci...
Ep 33: Tuukka Talk; Best Game Callers; Big Anno...
Ian and Chris further discuss Rask's future, the best play-by-play/color commentators in the sport, and, of course, they give you their big announcement.
Ep 32: Tuukka Retirement Talk; Jeremy Jacobs Dr...
Ian and Chris discuss a potential early retirement for Tuukka and where he ranks among NHL greats.
Ep 31: What Do We Do Now?
Ian and Chris give their thoughts on the postponement of the season, how they can finish the year, and the inaction of Bruins ownership when it comes to helping the staff.
Ep 30: Bruins First to 100; Tuukka is a God; Bi...
Ian and Chris discuss the Bruins being the first team to hit the 100 point mark with a big win over the Flyers.
Ep 29: Big Bad Bruins Mailbag; Tampa Doesn't St...
The Bruins proved a lot in their biggest win of the season. Ian and Chris react and answer your questions in the Big Bad Mailbag.
Ep 28: Trade Deadline Reaction; Blackey Copes
Ian helps Chris as he is an emotional wreck following the trade of Danton Heinen to Anaheim.
Ep 27: Bizarro Bruins Mt. Rushmore; Trade Deadl...
Ian and Chris discuss the potential moves now OFF the table for the Bruins and what is still available before the Monday trade deadline. In addition, they give their bizarro Bruins Mt. Rushmore and yes, David Pastrnak is still awesome.
Ep 26: Anything is PASTAble!
Ian and Chris (wearing his Krejci t-shirt) react to David Pastrnak reaching the 40 goal mark with his fourth hat trick of the season in a big win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Ep 25: Post All-Star Hot Streak; Trade Season; ...
Mark Allred joins Ian and Chris to talk Bruins hot streak, potential trade options, and Bruins prospects
Ep 24: Surviving the Bruins Bye-Week Blues
Ian and Chris welcome in former co-host Chris Mancuso to talk Bruins.
Ep 23: Bruins Hit All-Star Break on a HeiNote
Also, who/what has been the biggest surprises and disappointments of the first half?
Ep 22: The Big SOFT Bruins Continue to Struggle
Ian and Chris vent about the continued struggles in overtime and lack of punch
Ep 16: Bruins Keep on Winning; Matt Castle of B...
<p>Ian and Chris are back for a post Thanksgiving episode of the Big Bad Bruins Podcast and just like they were before the holiday, the Bruins continue to win as their win streak hits 8 in-a-row. Matt Castle of Bruins Daily joins the show to discuss the Bruins success, Pasta50, Tuukka and Halak, and much more!</p>
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