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Matt Kalman
January 03, 2019 - 11:32 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy started Thursday night’s game against Calgary by combining the defense pair of Matt Grzelcyk and Kevan Miler with the forward line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak to try to slow down Flames star forward Johnny Gaudreau (and his linemates Elias...
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Matt Kalman
January 03, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Patrice Bergeron missed his chance Thursday to record an Elizabeth Warren-style campaign-launch video after it was announced he was one of eight Atlantic Division players eligible for the 2019 NHL All-Star Last Men In voting. Asked after the Bruins’ morning skate at Warrior Ice Arena to make his...
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Matt Kalman
January 01, 2019 - 5:05 pm
Who you calling a fourth line? You’re definitely not giving that designation to the trio of Joakim Nordstrom, Sean Kuraly and Chris Wagner after those three players’ heroics in the third period of the 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame on Tuesday. After Nordstrom and Wagner harassed the Chicago...
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WEEI
December 31, 2018 - 10:20 am
Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has his Winter Classic mask , and now right wing David Pastrnak has his Winter Classic sticks. Pastrnak unveiled the sticks, which he created along with Bauer, during a practice on the campus of Notre Dame on Sunday in preparation for the 2019 Winter Classic against...
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Matt Kalman
December 29, 2018 - 10:32 pm
Sean Kuraly scored the game-winning-goal 3:44 into overtime of the Bruins’ 3-2 win at Buffalo on Saturday. The 25-year-old, who has always been known more for his body bashing that his offense, might as well have been the hero considering he’s now a top-line forward, a fact that Bruins shouldn’t be...
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Matt Kalman
December 28, 2018 - 7:32 pm
Playing the role of 2016 Alexander Khokhlachev in the 2019 Winter Classic could be Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson. Or perhaps not. One thing is certain, the Bruins are going to need to replace David Backes in their lineup when they face the Chicago Blackhawks in South Bend on Tuesday because Backes will...
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Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 28, 2018 - 1:23 pm
We know what Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask wants to wear on New Year's Day. He unveiled his Winter Classic-themed mask Friday in practice at Warrior Ice Arena, but we won't know if Rask or Jaroslav Halak is going to start against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in South Bend until after the...
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Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 28, 2018 - 12:20 am
It was a play we’ve seen NHL goaltenders make 1,000 times. New Jersey forward Blake Coleman blocked Torey Krug’s shot at the Devils’ blue line and the puck deflected all the way down to Boston’s end. More often than not the goaltender will come out to clear the puck away when it’s apparent the...
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Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 27, 2018 - 1:47 pm
It takes a lot to keep Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara off the ice. Like you have to shut a building down to stop him from skating. Chara is scheduled to return to the Bruins lineup Thursday against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden after missing 19 games with a left MCL injury. In the leadup to his...
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Matt Kalman
December 26, 2018 - 9:16 pm
John Moore’s three season with the New Jersey Devils helped him earn a five-year contract with the Bruins last July 1 as an unrestricted free agent. He’ll always be thankful for the opportunity he received in the Garden State. “You know I’m incredibly grateful for [general manager] Ray [Shero] and...
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