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Marcus Johansson
David Berding-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 25, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney waited nearly until the 3 p.m. Monday NHL trade deadline, but he eventually secured the scoring winger he thinks will complete his top-six forward group for the stretch run. The Bruins confirmed Monday afternoon that they acquired 28-year-old forward Marcus...
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Lee Stempniak Boston Bruins
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 24, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Few players benefitted from the Bruins’ trip to China more than Lee Stempniak. The forward attended training camp on a professional tryout agreement, stayed in North America while most of Boston’s important players ventured to the Far East, and he accumulated six points (two goals, four assists) in...
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Boston Bruins
Joe Puetz-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 23, 2019 - 7:58 pm
(Updated after the Dzingel and Zuccarello trades.) The Bruins have done their part on the ice, now it’s time for general manager Don Sweeney to do his part in the boardroom. By taking nine out of a possible 10 points on their just-concluded five-game road trip the Bruins sent a message to Sweeney...
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Charlie Coyle
Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 20, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has four more days to make sure he has a team that can legitimately challenge the Tampa Bay Lightning for Eastern Conference supremacy the rest of this season. For now he's just fine-tuning the product. With all the big-name players that may be moved before the...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
February 17, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Like the Red Sox and Patriots before them the Bruins have conquered Southern California. A 3-0 win at Anaheim on Friday and a 4-2 victory at Los Angeles on Saturday proved the Bruins are, at the very least, better than two lottery-bound SoCal teams that are long past their glory years. Boston has...
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Kevan Miller Boston Bruins
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 15, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Dave Eastham likes to tell a story that epitomizes Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller's work ethic. A while back a couple teenagers that train with Eastham, a performance coach at Fitness Edge in Valencia, California, ran into Miller at physical therapy and reported the encounter to Eastham. The...
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Mark Stone Ottawa Senators
Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 13, 2019 - 5:43 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said Tuesday that David Pastrnak’s injury hasn’t changed the GM’s approach to the Feb. 25 NHL trade deadline. On, Wednesday Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that that might be true, but that the Bruins had already returned to scouring the rental market...
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Boston Bruins
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 12, 2019 - 11:32 pm
The Bruins closed out their three-game homestand with a 3-0-0 record by defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 at TD Garden on Tuesday. They head off for their five-game road trip having earned a point in eight straight games (5-0-3) and they’re among the top four teams in the Eastern Conference...
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David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 12, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Depending on how the rest of the Bruins’ season unfolds, David Pastrnak’s after-hours fall and subsequent thumb injury Sunday will either be a obstacle the Bruins overcame on their way to glory or a deterrent that kept them from meeting their potential. All we know in the present is that Pastrnak,...
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Noel Acciari Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
February 10, 2019 - 8:07 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy wasn’t shy when asked before the Bruins defeated Colorado 2-1 in overtime on Sunday what general manager Don Sweeney needs to add before the Feb. 25 trade deadline. Cassidy didn’t want to be disrespectful to anyone on Boston’s current roster, and he wasn’t demanding an...
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