Matt Kalman

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    Charlie McAvoy Boston Bruins
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
    April 20, 2019 - 2:43 pm
    The Bruins have their backs against the wall trailing the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in the best-of-7 Eastern Conference first round heading into Game 6 on the road Sunday. A mix of older players who’ve on the Stanley Cup and younger players that are in the first or second Stanley Cup playoffs run, it...
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    Zach Hyman Toronto Maple Leafs
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
    April 20, 2019 - 12:33 pm
    Trying to find someone not employed by the NHL or the Toronto Maple Leafs that agrees with the ruling that Auston Matthews’ goal Friday against the Bruins wasn’t goaltender interference has been Whitey Bulger-style manhunt. Brian Burke, now an analyst for Sportsnet , once was the president and...
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    Marcus Johansson Boston Bruins
    Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
    April 19, 2019 - 2:08 pm
    As far as hockey injuries go, a lung contusion is one of the rarer ones. And you can bet Bruins forward Marcus Johansson would rather than go through that again. “I mean I couldn’t do much for a while, so I mean that obviously is not good,” he told WEEI.com after the Bruins’ morning skate at...
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    Boston Bruins
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
    April 17, 2019 - 9:48 pm
    The win-one-lose-one pattern of this series doesn’t favor the Bruins in the long run, but for now they’ll take it. For the second time in the Eastern Conference first round the Bruins responded to a defeat with a series-tying victory, this time taking Game 4 at Toronto 6-4 on Wednesday. The Bruins...
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    John Moore Boston Bruins
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
    April 17, 2019 - 3:44 pm
    On the one hand Wednesday morning Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said that returning defenseman John Moore and forward Marcus Johansson would be game-time decisions to play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first round at Toronto. On the other hand, Cassidy revealed that if either veteran is ready,...
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    Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
    Claus Andersen/Getty Images
    April 16, 2019 - 5:18 pm
    The Bruins showed after their Game 1 loss to Toronto that they could make the necessary adjustments and respond in the next game. Now they’re down 1-2 in the Eastern Conference first round to the Maple Leafs and Game 4 is going to have to be another response game Wednesday in Toronto. Here are a...
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    Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs
    Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
    April 15, 2019 - 10:01 pm
    The Bruins kept the clamps on the Toronto Maple Leafs' power play through the first two games of the Eastern Conference first round, but Toronto’s man-advantage tilted the series in the Maple Leafs’ favor on Monday. Toronto went 2-for-3 on the power play, including Auston Matthews’ first goal of...
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    Mar 6, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug (47) controls the puck during the third period against the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden.
    © Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports
    April 15, 2019 - 2:44 pm
    After the Bruins won Game 2 and tied the Eastern Conference first round against Toronto at one game apiece on Saturday their celebration was somewhat spoiled by the uncertainty surrounding injured defensemen Torey Krug and Connor Clifton, and forward Jake DeBrusk. On the morning of Game 3, the...
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    Torey Krug Boston Bruins
    Adam Glanzman/Getty Images
    April 14, 2019 - 3:14 pm
    After evening the Eastern Conference first round with a 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 on Saturday, the Bruins obviously want to try to duplicate the physicality and all the positive things they did when they play Game 3 in Toronto on Monday. “I think that’s the goal,” defenseman...
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