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Matt Kalman
June 07, 2019 - 1:46 am
Bobby Orr and Derek Sanderson, the connection that created “The Goal” in 1970, were the Bruins’ banner captains Thursday before Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. The two Bruins legends probably stuck around to watch the Bruins lose 2-1 to the St. Louis Blues and fall behind in the...
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Zdeno Chara
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Matt Kalman
June 06, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Like most Bruins , Brad Marchand isn’t surprised captain Zdeno Chara took the ice for an optional morning skate Thursday and is planning to play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden despite a facial injury. After all, the 6-foot-9 defenseman’s reputation for toughness preceded even his...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 06, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara might play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday against the St. Louis Blues despite what the Bruins have called a “facial injury” and what our Christian Fauria reported is a broken jaw . Chara took part in an optional morning skate Thursday (video above) and is...
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Matt Kalman
June 05, 2019 - 5:46 pm
The Bruins are probably going to be shorthanded on defense when they take the ice for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday. Matt Grzelcyk might be cleared from the concussion protocol but he might not. Zdeno Chara could shock the world and play a Final game with his mouth sewn shut, but it’s...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 04, 2019 - 9:24 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy may be facing the toughest decision of his three-year stint at Boston’s helm. David Backes is a sentimental focal point in this Stanley Cup Final because he played 10 seasons for St. Louis and was the Blues’ captain for five seasons. A great story, however, has turned...
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Bruce Cassidy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 04, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Before heading back to Boston, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was asked on the morning after his team’s 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues what he thought of the officiating in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final and if he thought Craig Berube’s comments from Sunday had an impact on the way the game was...
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Boston Bruins St. Louis Blues
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Matt Kalman
June 04, 2019 - 10:16 am
When you get outshot 39-23, including 13-4 in the third period, the way the Bruins did in a Stanley Cup Final game, you don’t deserve to win. So any whining about the officiating in the St. Louis Blues’ 4-2 series-evening win in Game 4 is a waste of time. There was a myriad of reasons the Bruins...
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Boston Bruins St. Louis Blues
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Matt Kalman
June 04, 2019 - 12:57 am
The Bruins tried their best in the aftermath of their 7-2 rout of the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, and on the off day before Monday’s Game 4, to postpone the Duck Boat parade plans by stressing that they needed to be better despite the lopsided nature of their...
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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
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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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