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Charlie Coyle Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 17, 2019 - 10:24 am
After former Bruins goaltender Andrew Raycroft told Dale Arnold on the Zero Pucks Given podcast that a healthy Bruins team has no weaknesses this week, Ken Laird and Matt Kalman spent the beginning of this week’s Sunday Skate program explaining the areas of concern Boston has with 10 games left in...
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Matt Kalman
March 16, 2019 - 11:16 pm
Having lost three in a row, all in regulation, the Bruins might’ve needed an extra lift before their game against Columbus on Saturday. Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor provided a little extra fire to the Bruins’ pregame routine before he dropped the ceremonial first...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 14, 2019 - 11:21 pm
There’s still time for Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, Peter Cehlarik, Trent Frederic and Zach Senyshyn to turn into productive NHL players. Unfortunately for the Bruins, they could use at least one or two of them to be ready to at least be short-term place-holders for their injury-depleted forward corps...
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Boston Bruins Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
March 12, 2019 - 10:26 pm
Even before the Bruins’ 19-game point streak ended in Pittsburgh on Sunday a couple other streaks with negative connotations began. Both continued in a 7-4 loss at Columbus on Tuesday. First, the Bruins fell behind again, for the fifth straight game. Even when they were winning they were doing it...
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David Krejci Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 10, 2019 - 10:44 pm
While we lament the end of the Bruins’ point streak at 19 games Sunday, let’s take a second to appreciate what David Krejci, who provided half of Boston’s offense in a 4-2 loss at Pittsburgh, has accomplished this season. By scoring for the fourth straight game, Krejci ran his recent hot streak to...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 10, 2019 - 12:15 am
It was laugh-out-loud funny to see David Krejci centering bottom-six stalwart Joakim Nordstrom and journeyman Lee Stempniak, making his NHL season debut, during the Bruins’ morning skate and at the start of their game with Ottawa on Saturday. Krejci's had a revolving door of wingers for years and...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 07, 2019 - 11:36 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy had the quote of the morning Thursday after he was asked whether competing for home-ice advantage down the stretch was important. “We’d like to have home-ice advantage, simple because it’s not called home-ice disadvantage, that’s why,” Cassidy said some eight hours before...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 07, 2019 - 3:46 pm
While there’s pearl-clutching going on around the NHL with pundits and pontificators acting as though David Backes is some lost kitten in need of rescue, let’s take a second to read what the Bruins forward actually said after he had his third scrap in four games Tuesday night. “I asked [Bruce...
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Marcus Johansson Boston Bruins
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
March 06, 2019 - 7:49 pm
It’s becoming an annual rite: the Bruins’ top NHL trade deadline acquisition gets injured shortly after being dealt to Boston. Marcus Johansson, who joined the Bruins in a trade with New Jersey on Feb. 25, was rocked by a Micheal Ferland hit and left the Bruins' 4-3 overtime win against Carolina in...
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Chris Wagner Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 05, 2019 - 11:50 pm
Tim Schaller used his 12-goal season with the Bruins to get a two-year deal worth an annual cap hit of $1.9 million last summer. With Schaller gone the Bruins decided to invest $1.25 million over two years in Chris Wagner, who was coming off a seven-goal season with Anaheim and the New York...
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