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David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 11, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Whether it’s playoffs or regular season, hockey injuries have become confidential information outside of the most obvious ones. The Bruins chose not to hide David Pastrnak’s injury after he fell leaving a team event and then had surgery to repair ligament damage his left thumb. He missed 16 games...
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Karson Kuhlman Boston Bruins
David Berding-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 10, 2019 - 5:47 pm
It shouldn’t be a surprise that the Bruins are about to embark on their Stanley Cup playoffs run with Karson Kuhlman involved. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy all but confirmed Kuhlman will start Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round series against Toronto on Thursday on right wing with David...
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Marc Savard Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 09, 2019 - 6:28 pm
Along with Zdeno Chara, Marc Savard brought legitimacy back to the Bruins in 2006 when the star unrestricted free agents agreed to come to Boston and join general manager Peter Chiarelli’s plan to return the Original Six franchise to prominence. The Bruins missed the playoffs their first year with...
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Jaroslav Halak Boston Bruins
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 09, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Tuukka Rask confirmed he’s fresh for the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs after playing 46 games in the regular season, his fewest appearances since the 2011-12 season. But guess what, Jaroslav Halak is equally fresh and ready should the Bruins need help getting past the Toronto Maple Leafs and...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 08, 2019 - 5:34 pm
In his annual pre-playoffs press conference Monday, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was asked about the execution of the plan to get Tuukka Rask more rest this season after the signing of Jaroslav Halak to a two-year contract at $2.75 million per season. Rask played 46 games, his fewest in a...
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Mike Babcock Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 08, 2019 - 4:24 pm
The Bruins went 3-1 at home in their Eastern Conference first round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs last season and won both games played between the teams at TD Garden this season. The Maple Leafs certainly looked a bit rattled when they wasted a 4-3 third-period lead in Game 7 at...
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David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 08, 2019 - 11:50 am
For the first Bruins practice in preparation for their Eastern Conference first round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, coach Bruce Cassidy went with what he’s most comfortable with -- a first line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak. Of course the series...
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David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
David Berding-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 07, 2019 - 6:00 pm
The Bruins will begin their Eastern Conference first round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs onThursday . With days off scheduled for Sunday and Monday, and possibly Tuesday, we might not get a look at coach Bruce Cassidy’s lineup until Wednesday. We also won’t know the status of Sean...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
April 07, 2019 - 11:19 am
Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports joined co-hosts Ken Laird and Matt Kalman for the full hour of Sunday Skate on Sunday. As always, the talk about the Bruins and their upcoming first-round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs veered off into a discussion of goaltender Tuukka Rask, who had a ...
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Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 07, 2019 - 10:29 am
The rematch we knew was going to happen for months gets underway Thursday in Boston. The Bruins will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first round with home-ice advantage starting that night and continuing two nights later on Hockey Night in Canada. The series...
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