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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    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
    Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
    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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    Gary Bettman NHL
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    March 23, 2020 - 2:39 pm
    With the news emerging Monday that the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed at least until 2021 , closer attention will certainly be directed toward the NHL and NBA and how long they’ll wait to make a decision about completing their 2019-20 seasons. The NHL put out an updated Q&A...
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    Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
    Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
    March 23, 2020 - 12:03 pm
    It's difficult to imagine the Bruins without Tuukka Rask . That’s especially so considering when the NHL suspended play because of the Coronavirus pandemic the Boston goalie was second in the NHL with a .929 save percentage and had led the Bruins to the top of the league standings. But one person...
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    Jeremy Jacobs Boston Bruins
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    March 21, 2020 - 10:26 am
    Until Saturday morning, 30 of the 31 NHL team owners had announced some sort of plan to take care of their part-time employees during the suspension of league pay because of the Coronavirus pandemic. After much public pressure, including a tweet and radio please from Massachusetts Attorney General...
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    David Pastrnak Brad Marchand Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
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    March 20, 2020 - 12:12 pm
    Any consideration of what the NHL or any sport season will look like when fans in the U.S. and Canada are freed from their homes in the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic should always including the disclaimer that no one knows anything. There are too many unknown variable as this point, and...
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    Boston mayor Marty Walsh
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    March 20, 2020 - 8:40 am
    Everyone at home practicing social distancing is looking for any source of entertainment these days. In that environment stepped Rob Mahoney to create an internet sensation Thursday, as he literally stepped into the background of a shot of Boston mayor Marty Walsh addressing the media. If you don’t...
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