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Matt Kalman
December 09, 2018 - 10:26 pm
When the Bruins need a jolt they turn to the player who most resembles a tiny bottle of 5-Hour Energy. Coming of an exhausting 6-3 home win against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, the Bruins had to fly up to Ottawa for a 5 p.m. start and it was evident they didn’t have their legs at the outset...
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Matt Kalman
December 09, 2018 - 1:01 am
“I mean every game is a gift, so I’m just trying to have that mindset.” -- Bruins forward Danton Heinen, telling WEEI.com about how he was staying positive during his 11-game goal drought Charlie Brown’s had better months than Danton Heinen just endured. The Bruins forward went 11 games without a...
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Erin Walsh
December 08, 2018 - 11:11 pm
The Bruins and the Maple Leafs combined for 45 hits, 98 penalty minutes and three fights in the Bruins' 6-3 win at TD Garden on Saturday. The most-damaging hit came with 10:07 left in the third period when Bruins defensemen Charlie McAvoy made a pass behind the Boston net and then got nailed late...
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Matt Kalman
December 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
With eight fighting majors the Bruins are tied with the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings for second place in the NHL, one behind the New York Rangers. But that hasn’t stopped the chattering class from urging the Bruins to go out and acquire an “enforcer” so they don’t get pushed around...
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Matt Kalman
December 06, 2018 - 10:53 pm
It all ended, appropriately enough, with a harmless shot on net. Coming off a 5-0 loss at the Florida Panthers on Tuesday the Bruins started their game against the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday the way you’d expect a team that had its rears handed to it two days earlier would start...
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Matt Kalman
December 06, 2018 - 1:18 pm
The Bruins have been searching for a spark for their forward corps and Thursday that search led them to claim Dallas Stars forward Gemel Smith on waivers, according to several reports, including a tweet from Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman. BOS claims Smith — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC)...
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Matt Kalman
December 04, 2018 - 10:39 pm
The Bruins’ offense is so beyond repair right now that even coach Bruce Cassidy’s emergency decision to stick center David Krejci between Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak in the second period against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday couldn’t stop Boston from being shut out for the fifth time this...
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Matt Kalman
December 04, 2018 - 10:49 am
Since signing with the Bruins forward Joakim Nordstrom has done a little bit of everything, earning himself the nickname “Swiss Army Knife.” (As an aside the Stockholm, Sweden native said he’s fine with the nickname; after all, he said, Swedes are constantly mistaken for Swiss in North America.)...
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Erin Walsh
December 03, 2018 - 5:11 pm
The UMass Minutemen are off to a great start this season. With a record of 12-1-0, UMass has found itself atop the USCHO Division 1 poll for the first time in program history. The poll has the Minutemen ahead of St. Cloud State by four first-place votes. UMass took over the top spot after going 7-0...
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Matt Kalman
December 03, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Bruins rookie defenseman Connor Clifton felt like he wasn’t playing his best during practice at Warrior Ice Arena on Monday. “Yeah, I felt a little sluggish, definitely. ... I wasn’t getting that full stride in,” Clifton told WEEI.com. It turned out coach Bruce Cassidy also noticed a “sluggish”...
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