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Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
Matt Kalman
June 03, 2019 - 2:40 pm
The St. Louis Blues will have center Oskar Sundqvist back in their lineup for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday, but Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk remains out with at least a concussion. The Bruins haven’t provided any other details about Grzelcyk’s injury since he smacked his head into...
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Vince Dunn St. Louis Blues
Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
June 03, 2019 - 1:19 pm
The St. Louis Blues know they can’t afford to lose Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Bruins on Monday and then go to Boston for Game 5 facing elimination. So as analyst Darren Pang predicted on this week's edition of Sunday Skate on WEEI , coach Craig Berube is executing a few lineup changes...
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Craig Berube St. Louis Blues
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Matt Kalman
June 02, 2019 - 5:32 pm
The Blues’ main strategy through three games of the Stanley Cup Final has been to try to hit the Bruins hard and all over the 200-foot rink , and to maybe get in goalie Tuukka Rask’s face. That’s led to some penalty troubles. St. Louis coach Craig Berube didn’t cross over into whining about the...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
June 02, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Remember the good ole days when you could count on Brad Marchand to trash talk his way down the opposition’s lineup, maybe do something really crazy like lick a guy or low bridge an oncoming opponent, and then provide some snappy soundbites after a Bruins victory? Those days are long gone. Marchand...
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Boston Bruins St. Louis Blues
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Matt Kalman
June 02, 2019 - 12:52 am
If you can’t beat them, maim and murder them. That seems to be the St. Louis Blues’ philosophy in the Stanley Cup Final. Luckily for the Bruins , they were wise to the Blues’ approach to Game 3 on Saturday in St. Louis and both escaped without a serious injury caused by a Blues player (Charlie...
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Oskar Sundqvist St. Louis Blues
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 30, 2019 - 9:47 pm
The Bruins are probably going to be without defenseman Matt Grzelcyk because of a concussion for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, but the St. Louis Blues are also going to be without center Oskar Sundqvist. The series is tied 1-1 heading to St. Louis. Sundqvist was suspended one game...
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Matt Grzelcyk Oskar Sundqvist
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 30, 2019 - 2:04 pm
St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is headed for a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday. Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk has entered concussion protocol and didn’t travel with the team to St. Louis one day after he was rocked into the glass by Sundqvist in Game 2 of the...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 30, 2019 - 1:24 am
Brad Marchand should take a page from Shane Victorino’s book and adopt “Three Little Birds” as his walk-up music (or goal music, if that ever becomes a thing in the NHL). With the Bruins winger, at least so far in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, every little thing has been all right, regardless of...
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Sean Kuraly Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 29, 2019 - 2:20 pm
After 21 minutes of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday the Bruins trailed the St. Louis Blues 2-0 because of even-strength goals by Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko. The Bruins on the ice for both goals against were Zdeno Chara and Charlie McAvoy on defense; Brad Marchand, Patrice...
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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 28, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Torey Krug hits. Sure he’s one of the most dynamic offensive defensemen in the NHL, he’s the Bruins’ maestro on their lethal power play and a vocal leader that’s almost always among the handful of Bruins that speaks for the team, win or lose. But he can also be physical, although the national...
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