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Patrice Bergeron Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 09, 2019 - 5:26 pm
Patrice Bergeron had just capped another one of the magical games that have defined his 16 years in the Bruins’ organization with an overtime goal to give the Bruins a 5-4 win against Los Angeles at TD Garden on Saturday when linemate Brad Marchand was asked if the word ‘pro’ best defined his...
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Artemi Panarin Columbus Blue Jackets
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 08, 2019 - 5:18 pm
Possibly the most transparent coach in the NHL revealed a little bit about what he does away from the rink Friday. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was asked about how he deals with the NHL trade deadline, which is coming up Feb. 25. Sometimes this time of year can be distracting to players that might be...
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Danton Heinen Boston Bruins
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 08, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Danton Heinen’s trying to write one of the better redemption stories to come out of the Bruins in years. In the past week the 23-year-old wing was a healthy scratch for two games, returned to the lineup, was promoted to the right side of the Bruins’ first line with Brad Marchand and Patrice...
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Wayne Simmonds
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 08, 2019 - 11:31 am
Rental prices a little more than two weeks from the Feb. 25 NHL trade deadline are high. TSN’s Pierre Lebrun confirmed as much during his “Insider Trading” segment Thursday , saying that the Bruins and Nashville Predators have checked in with Columbus on potential trade chip Artemi Panarin and “had...
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Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 06, 2019 - 11:40 pm
Well that was one way to crush momentum. The Bruins, coming off playoff-intensity wins against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals and the Metropolitan Division leading New York Islanders, tried to beat the rebuilding New York Rangers by playing just one strong period Wednesday...
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Patrice Bergeron Boston Bruins
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 05, 2019 - 11:41 pm
On a night to celebrate the Bruins player that most defines class and grace, TD Garden turned into a carnival Tuesday. And Patrice Bergeron, playing in his 1,000th NHL game, had a front-row seat to all the festivities during the Bruins’ 3-1 win. It started with more than two dozen members of the...
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Patrice Bergeron Boston Bruins
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 04, 2019 - 11:56 am
The NHL doesn’t have ties anymore, and few people miss them. But one even-score game holds a special place in Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron’s heart. The Bruins tied the New Jersey Devils 3-3 on Oct. 8, 2003 at TD Garden (then known as the FleetCenter). That night Bergeron, 18 at the time, logged...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
February 03, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Although publicly criticizing players on a regular basis is probably not a recipe for consistent success for any NHL coach, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy now knows that when he plays that card his players will respond. The Bruins answered Cassidy’s call for a better defensive performance with a 1-0...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
January 31, 2019 - 11:52 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy wasn’t shy about publicly requesting that captain Zdeno Chara do more to get the team back on track defensively now that they’re 1-2-3 in their past six games after they lost 3-2 in overtime to Philadelphia at TD Garden on Thursday. “Listen he’s the captain of the hockey...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
January 31, 2019 - 2:01 pm
It’s been 12 days since he last played, but Tuukka Rask is ready to return to the Bruins’ crease and go for the franchise’s all-time wins record Thursday. Rask, who missed the Bruins’ first-game back after their bye week and the NHL All-Star break Tuesday, will start against the Flyers at TD Garden...
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