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David Krejci Boston Bruins
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 22, 2019 - 1:23 pm
David Krejci is fine, so the Bruins at least have that going for them heading into Game 7 of the Eastern Conference first round on Tuesday. Krejci was the only mostly healthy player not on the ice for practice Monday at Warrior Ice Arena. But after practice coach Bruce Cassidy confirmed that Krejci...
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Jake DeBrusk David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 21, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy Saturday implored his team to “frickin'" play more, think less. One day later in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference first round at Toronto, they forced a Game 7 in this series by playing frickin’ Bruins-style hockey in their 4-2 victory . The hometown stats keepers counted...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 6:04 pm
David Backes gave the Bruins the lift their need to get out of their Game 1 doldrums and earn an enthusiastic, physical victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round against Toronto. Now when the Bruins desperately need to produce something at least close to their effort from the second...
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Charlie McAvoy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 2:43 pm
The Bruins have their backs against the wall trailing the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in the best-of-7 Eastern Conference first round heading into Game 6 on the road Sunday. A mix of older players who’ve on the Stanley Cup and younger players that are in the first or second Stanley Cup playoffs run, it...
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Zach Hyman Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Trying to find someone not employed by the NHL or the Toronto Maple Leafs that agrees with the ruling that Auston Matthews’ goal Friday against the Bruins wasn’t goaltender interference has been Whitey Bulger-style manhunt. Brian Burke, now an analyst for Sportsnet , once was the president and...
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Bruce Cassidy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 12:26 am
Scientists revealed they succeeded in their 20-year quest to get an image of a black hole earlier this week. There’s no truth to the rumor they pointed their network of telescopes at the Bruins lineup and found more black holes than they could imagine. Nevertheless this Bruins lineup currently has...
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Marcus Johansson Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 19, 2019 - 2:08 pm
As far as hockey injuries go, a lung contusion is one of the rarer ones. And you can bet Bruins forward Marcus Johansson would rather than go through that again. “I mean I couldn’t do much for a while, so I mean that obviously is not good,” he told WEEI.com after the Bruins’ morning skate at...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 18, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Now that David Pastrnak woke up and scored his first two goals of the Bruins’ Eastern Conference first round against Toronto in a 6-4 Game 4 win on Wednesday, it’s time for another young forward to come out of his scoring slumber. Jake DeBrusk has now gone four games without a goal, and in the Game...
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David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 18, 2019 - 12:05 am
“I’m awake.” -- Bruins forward David Pastrnak Boston’s rambunctious right wing said the above to Alex Kraemer during the intermission on NESN Wednesday between the second and third period of the Bruins’ 6-4, Eastern Conference first round series-tying win in Toronto. The best-of-7 series, now tied...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 17, 2019 - 9:48 pm
The win-one-lose-one pattern of this series doesn’t favor the Bruins in the long run, but for now they’ll take it. For the second time in the Eastern Conference first round the Bruins responded to a defeat with a series-tying victory, this time taking Game 4 at Toronto 6-4 on Wednesday. The Bruins...
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