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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 2:04 pm
A few days ago I made the suggestion that if Brad Marchand played for a Canadian-based NHL team, he could run for prime minister and win. I neglected to realize that Marchand already owns his native country. In an amazing turn of events, cooler heads prevailed at the NHL Department of Player Safety...
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Connor Clifton Boone Jenner
Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 12:40 am
The Bruins were doing a decent job of keeping the Columbus Blue Jackets at bay and pressuring in the attacking zone throughout most of the first period Tuesday before Riley Nash sprung Boone Jenner was a scoring chance. Jenner cut to the inside in a 1-on-1 battle with Boston defenseman Connor...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 30, 2019 - 11:37 pm
Columbus coach John Tortorella didn’t have much to say about the jab Brad Marchand delivered to the back of defenseman Scott Harrington’s head in front of the Blue Jackets net near the end of Boston’s 2-1 loss in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second round Tuesday. "I'm not giving you my thoughts...
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Karson Kuhlman Boston Bruins
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 30, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy made it official Tuesday morning, announcing after an optional morning skate in Columbus that Karson Kuhlman would return to the lineup and Chris Wagner would be scratched for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second round. The best-of-7 series is tied 1-1. Kuhlman gives...
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David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 29, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Let’s address off the top the issue of whether every Bruins player that’s not meeting expectations is injured. The answer is typically: all players at this time of year are dealing with some sort of aches, pains, bruises, cuts and maybe even fractures. We’ll know more details once Boston’s run...
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Columbus Blue Jackets
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 29, 2019 - 2:19 pm
The Columbus Blue Jackets shoot off a cannon every time they score a goal at home. New post: The Columbus cannon!! https://t.co/kFUIv1IVLE — MARINOFSKY REPORT (@MarinofskyR) April 28, 2019 Bruins forward David Pastrnak admitted Monday he didn’t know that the first time he played there. “No,...
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Bruce Cassidy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 28, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Bruce Cassidy dotes on his two children on par with every loving dad out there. But he also has a baby that’s acting up and perplexing him. In addition to his responsibilities as Bruins head coach, Cassidy handles the power play (with help from assistant coach Jay Pandolfo), making it his...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 28, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Don Cherry’s convinced that Brad Marchand’s stick stomp on Columbus forward Cam Atkinson’s blade in overtime of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference second round led to the cross checking penalty Marchand got outside of a scrum at the end of the first period of Game 2. The Blue Jackets scored a power-...
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Boston Bruins Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
April 28, 2019 - 2:12 am
The Columbus Blue Jackets were still gunning for a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs when the Bruins visited Nationwide Arena and plastered them with a 6-2 win. Columbus star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky didn’t make it out of the second period that night a few weeks ago, as he was pulled after giving...
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David Krejci Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 27, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Bruins center David Krejci will be a game-time decision for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference second round at TD Garden on Saturday. The Bruins lead the series 1-0 after 3-2 win in Game 1 on Thursday. Near the end of the third period of that game, Krejci took a hit at the blue line from Columbus’...
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