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    David Backes Boston Bruins
    Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports
    June 15, 2019 - 2:14 pm
    Here’s where David Backes was on coach Bruce Cassidy’s pecking order when making a lineup for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final: Cassidy opted to continue to dress Noel Acciari with a fractured sternum instead of the 35-year-old Backes. The Minnesota native had no points in six games playing with...
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    Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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    June 14, 2019 - 5:21 pm
    Zdeno Chara’s jaw had multiple fractures after Brayden Schenn’s shot deflected off Chara’s stick into his face. Two days after having plates and wires inserted into his mouth, Chara was back in the Bruins lineup for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against St. Louis. Amazingly Chara was also...
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    Don Sweeney Boston Bruins
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    June 14, 2019 - 2:17 pm
    As if the agony of losing in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final wasn’t enough, now the Bruins have to pay for their success at the 2019 NHL Draft. As the league runner-up, the Bruins will be picking 30th overall in the first round, although at least they kept their first-round pick rather than...
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    Chris Wagner Boston Bruins
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    June 13, 2019 - 12:16 pm
    Although he didn’t get to play in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, Bruins forward Chris Wagner was available after making a remarkably quick comeback from the injury he sustained in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final on May 14. Wagner broke his right forearm blocking Carolina defenseman Justin...
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    Karson Kuhlman Boston Bruins
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    June 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
    ST. LOUIS -- Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy is taking some of WEEI’s advice but not all of it , for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Enterprise Center on Sunday. With defenseman Matt Grzelcyk still not medically cleared to return to the lineup because of his concussion, and Zdeno Chara seemingly fine...
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    Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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    June 08, 2019 - 6:29 pm
    Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said that defenseman Matt Grzelcyk, who hasn’t played since sustaining a concussion in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, hasn’t been cleared by doctors to play yet. So that’s why Grzelcyk practiced in a red sweater again Saturday in St. Louis, the day before the Bruins...
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    Zdeno Chara
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    June 06, 2019 - 1:37 pm
    Like most Bruins , Brad Marchand isn’t surprised captain Zdeno Chara took the ice for an optional morning skate Thursday and is planning to play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden despite a facial injury. After all, the 6-foot-9 defenseman’s reputation for toughness preceded even his...
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    Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
    James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
    June 06, 2019 - 12:19 pm
    Bruins captain Zdeno Chara might play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday against the St. Louis Blues despite what the Bruins have called a “facial injury” and what our Christian Fauria reported is a broken jaw . Chara took part in an optional morning skate Thursday (video above) and is...
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    Bruce Cassidy Boston Bruins
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    June 04, 2019 - 12:22 pm
    Before heading back to Boston, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was asked on the morning after his team’s 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues what he thought of the officiating in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final and if he thought Craig Berube’s comments from Sunday had an impact on the way the game was...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    June 03, 2019 - 2:40 pm
    The St. Louis Blues will have center Oskar Sundqvist back in their lineup for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday, but Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk remains out with at least a concussion. The Bruins haven’t provided any other details about Grzelcyk’s injury since he smacked his head into...
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