Matt Kalman

Matt Kalman fell into covering the Bruins and the NHL by accident but is now well into his second decade on the beat. After creating the Bruins beat reporter position for the New England Hockey Journal, Matt went on to found TheBruinsBlog.net, the first credentialed blog devoted solely to the Bruins. Matt’s hockey coverage has also appeared on NHL.com, Forbes.com, ESPNBoston.com and in the Boston Herald, among several other publications. He is the author of “100 Things Bruins Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die” and the co-author with Dale Arnold of “If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Bruins.”

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Joe Thornton Boston Bruins
    Dave Sandford/Getty Images/NHLI
    April 02, 2020 - 8:20 pm
    Brian Burke tells a lot of stories whether he’s a guest or a host on the television or radio for Sportsnet. One thing he’s often hinted at is that he was frustrated in the fall of 2005 when the Bruins traded Joe Thornton to San Jose for Brad Stuart, Marco Sturm and Wayne Primeau. Boston general...
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    Jack Studnicka AHL All-Star
    Harry How/Getty Images
    April 02, 2020 - 1:15 pm
    We know what we’re missing when it comes to the Bruins and their team accomplishments during this Coronavirus pandemic-induced NHL shutdown. Atop the NHL standings when the league hit pause, the Bruins looked headed toward a Presidents’ Trophy and a long Stanley Cup playoffs run. We also know what...
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    Antoine Winfield Jr.
    USA Today Sports
    April 02, 2020 - 10:30 am
    Name: Antoine Winfield Jr. School: Safety Position: Minnesota Why the Patriots might draft him: They need help at safety and Winfield Jr. is one of the best. Also, it’d be tough to go wrong with a guy who’s the son of three-time NFL All-Pro cornerback Antoine Winfield Sr. What is he good at : He’s...
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    Cam Neely Boston Bruins
    Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
    April 01, 2020 - 2:18 pm
    Bruins president Cam Neely scored 395 goals in 726 career NHL regular-season games and had three seasons of more than 50 goals. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005. But we’ll never know how much greater he would’ve been had he not been struck down by no fewer than two cheap hits by...
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    Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
    Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
    March 31, 2020 - 3:40 pm
    For the second straight year the NHLPA players’ poll was split on the antics of Bruins forward Brad Marchand . Never mind that Marchand has significantly toned down his act the past couple seasons, he still carries the reputation as a yapper. And in a poll of almost 600 players Marchand was voted...
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    Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
    Rich Lam/Getty Images
    March 31, 2020 - 9:57 am
    One Bruins player who has managed to stay in the news while the NHL has been shut down because of the Coronavirus pandemic is goalie Tuukka Rask . A couple weeks ago a Boston Globe report suggested the netminder was considering retiring after his contract expires in 2021. Rask joined The Greg Hill...
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    Karson Kuhlman Boston Bruins
    Adam Glanzman/Getty Images
    March 28, 2020 - 12:47 pm
    The Coronavirus pandemic that has shutdown NHL play hasn’t ended all league business. Teams continued to pursue and sign NCAA free agents after the college season was ended by the pandemic. Sure there were no conference tournaments or NCAA regionals or the Frozen Four, but the teams that do college...
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    Nick Ritchie Boston Bruins Riley Stillman Florida Panthers
    Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
    March 27, 2020 - 12:46 pm
    We’re looking for silver linings in the NHL shutdown. While the Bruins and the rest of the league, the rest of professional sports, wait out the passing of the Coronavirus pandemic, there’s a lot to think about. First off, general manager Don Sweeney’s decision to not mortgage the Bruins’ future to...
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