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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    Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Jack Ahcan
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    March 27, 2020 - 8:00 am
    Even as the NHL season remains on hold while the world deals with the Coronavirus pandemic, business is still going on. For the second time in a week the Bruins landed a college free agent defenseman, this time signing former St. Could State four-year standout Jack Ahcan. The 5-foot-8, 184-pound...
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    2020 NHL Draft
    March 25, 2020 - 5:37 pm
    The NHL is still holding out hope that it can complete the 2019-20 season , even if that means playing the Stanley Cup playoffs in July and August. But the Coronavirus shutdown has forced the league to face some reality when it comes to a few of its major events, and the NHL announced four things...
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    David Krejci Boston Bruins
    Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
    March 25, 2020 - 4:54 pm
    It’s looking less likely by the day that the NHL will be able to resume the 2019-20 regular season, and we’re being left with the hope that somehow the league can stage some sort of playoffs to award the Stanley Cup this summer. This means that the Bruins’ regular season could be over after just 70...
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    Jeremy Jacobs Boston Bruins
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
    March 25, 2020 - 2:44 pm
    It’s time to save another billion-dollar corporation some money during the worldwide Coronavirus crisis that’s crippling society as a whole and has shut down sports for the foreseeable future. The latest move by the Bruins and Delaware North Company, with Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs as chairman, has...
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    David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
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    March 23, 2020 - 5:27 pm
    While the NHL continues to be in suspension mode because of the Coronavirus pandemic, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy made an appearance on Hockey Central At Noon on Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto. Co-host Jeff Marek asked Cassidy about his work with Bruins forward David Pastrnak , who was tied for...
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