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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 16, 2019 - 5:18 pm
The Bruins showed after their Game 1 loss to Toronto that they could make the necessary adjustments and respond in the next game. Now they’re down 1-2 in the Eastern Conference first round to the Maple Leafs and Game 4 is going to have to be another response game Wednesday in Toronto. Here are a...
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Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 16, 2019 - 12:13 am
Even Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews couldn’t help but heap praise on the Bruins’ top line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak in between Game 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference first round last week. Although the Maple Leafs had kept that line at bay in Game 1 during 5-on-5...
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Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 15, 2019 - 10:01 pm
The Bruins kept the clamps on the Toronto Maple Leafs' power play through the first two games of the Eastern Conference first round, but Toronto’s man-advantage tilted the series in the Maple Leafs’ favor on Monday. Toronto went 2-for-3 on the power play, including Auston Matthews’ first goal of...
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Mar 6, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug (47) controls the puck during the third period against the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden.
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Matt Kalman
April 15, 2019 - 2:44 pm
After the Bruins won Game 2 and tied the Eastern Conference first round against Toronto at one game apiece on Saturday their celebration was somewhat spoiled by the uncertainty surrounding injured defensemen Torey Krug and Connor Clifton, and forward Jake DeBrusk. On the morning of Game 3, the...
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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 3:14 pm
After evening the Eastern Conference first round with a 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 on Saturday, the Bruins obviously want to try to duplicate the physicality and all the positive things they did when they play Game 3 in Toronto on Monday. “I think that’s the goal,” defenseman...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Nazem Kadri couldn’t keep him self on the right side of the discipline line during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round , and so the Toronto forward is facing supplemental discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety. Zdeno Chara was able to stay on the right side of the line, so...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins Nazem Kadri  Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 11:40 am
Sunday Skate was two hours this week, and of course the boys dissected the Bruins 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Eastern Conference first round on Saturday night. In the first hour , co-hosts Ken Laird and Matt Kalman tackled what the punishment should be for Toronto center Nazem...
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Nazem Kadri Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 1:12 am
The Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs took their truculence to new heights in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round Saturday. But after the Bruins evened the series 1-1 with a 4-1 win at TD Garden, there should’ve been one thing they both agreed on: Nazem Kadri should NOT be suspended for...
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Marcus Johansson Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 13, 2019 - 7:52 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy shook up his lineup for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round Saturday by scratching forward Marcus Johansson, who it was revealed before game time fell ill. With Jake DeBrusk healthy enough to play after missing practice Friday, and Cassidy deciding the Bruins...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk was back on the ice Saturday after taking a “maintenance day” and not practicing Friday. DeBrusk crashed into the end wall during the Bruins’ 4-1 loss to Toronto in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round Thursday, and missed a couple shifts. He took a couple other...
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