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.”

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    Mar 1, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) shoots the puck during the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
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    October 03, 2019 - 1:47 pm
    Even after taking the morning skate in Dallas on Thursday, David Krejci’s status remained up in the air. The Bruins center has been nursing a lower-body injury since Sept. 23 and only practiced with the full Boston roster from start to finish once before departing on the season-opening road trip...
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    Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
    Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
    October 03, 2019 - 9:15 am
    When Pittsburgh forward Matt Cullen retired on July 10 , it made news in Boston because Cullen’s departure from the NHL left Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara as the oldest active player in the league. Now that he' recovered from the fractured jaw he suffered in the Stanley Cup Final and offseason...
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    Jeremy Jacobs Boston Bruins
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    October 01, 2019 - 6:42 pm
    The $100 million expansion and improvement of TD Garden is still in progress, but already there have been some complaints about the renovated seating areas. Throughout the Bruins’ three preseason games several complaints rang out on social media about a reduction in leg room and a shrinking of the...
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    David Krejci Boston Bruins
    Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
    October 01, 2019 - 4:04 pm
    Center David Krejci’s lower-body injury was deemed “not serious” by coach Bruce Cassidy from the moment it forced Krejci out of the Bruins’ preseason game against Philadelphia on Sept. 23. But now it could keep him out of Boston’s season opener at Dallas on Thursday. Krejci practiced for the first...
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    Anders Bjork Boston Bruins
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    October 01, 2019 - 8:44 am
    Anders Bjork hit the ice with the Providence Bruins on Monday after just missing out on the opening night roster for the Boston Bruins . The 23-year-old veteran of 50 NHL games over the past two seasons may not be starting the 2019-20 season where he wants on the ice, but on the list of Bruins...
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    David Backes Boston Bruins
    Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
    September 30, 2019 - 3:34 pm
    The first takeaway from the latest round of Bruins cuts at training camp is that David Backes has made the team. In fact, it looks like the $6 million forward is penciled in to play on the third line when Boston opens its regular season at Dallas on Thursday. He recently revealed that worked with a...
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    Karson Kuhlman Boston Bruins
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
    September 26, 2019 - 4:52 pm
    The Bruins stayed off the ice Thursday while general manager Don Sweeney and coach Bruce Cassidy made their latest round of training camp cuts. With one preseason game remaining Saturday at TD Garden against Chicago, the Bruins are down to 32 players, including those who are injured. The cuts...
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    David Backes Boston Bruins
    Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
    September 25, 2019 - 11:46 pm
    At 35 years old and with two more years left on his contract with the Bruins , David Backes took his diminished performance seriously over the summer. After he scored a goal in Boston’s 2-0 preseason win over New Jersey at TD Garden on Wednesday, he described the step he took to improve his skating...
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