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Matt Kalman
January 11, 2019 - 3:36 pm
The retirement of Rick Nash was not only a reminder that too many great players have been forced out of the game because of concussion-related symptoms, but also a reminder how risky NHL trade deadline deals can turn out. The Bruins traded their first-round pick as part of the package for Nash last...
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Apr 30, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA;Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy (73) during the third period in game two of the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Boston Bruins 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim K
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Matt Kalman
January 11, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Defenseman Charlie McAvoy has missed seven games because of an infected cut on his foot. He’s probable to return to the lineup against Toronto on Saturday night. “It’s trending that way,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after practice at Warrior Ice Arena on Friday. “We’ll officially announce...
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Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
January 10, 2019 - 11:56 pm
Once upon a time Pedro Martinez said you should call the New York Yankees his daddy. The Bruins could say the same thing about Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby. The netminder went into the game Thursday with a .943 save percentage and 1.84 goals-against average before he improved to 16-...
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Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
January 10, 2019 - 11:26 pm
Lars Eller wanted to fight Brad Marchand, but Marchand didn’t want to fight and the only one that got any physical action during the second-period sequence Thursday was linesman Kory Nagy, who scored a takedown on Marchand 7:43 into the period. Eller was looking for some revenge for the butt...
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Matt Kalman
January 10, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and Montreal’s Carey Price have already declined the opportunity to play in the NHL All-Star Game in San Jose on Jan. 26, so they’ll be serving a one-game suspension either before or after the All-Star break. The Bruins won’t have to worry about the same punishment coming...
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Matt Kalman
January 09, 2019 - 4:35 pm
The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia was a chance for some of the Bruins’ prospects to show how they hold up against their peers Three players left with medals and all six competitors had the type of performances that left an impression on Boston...
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Matt Kalman
January 08, 2019 - 11:25 pm
Tuukka Rask’s reward for his first shutout of the season is going to be a game off. “Washington coming in (Thursday) is a little different, we haven’t had much success against them,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after a 4-0 win against Minnesota at TD Garden on Tuesday. “So we’re leaning towards...
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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
January 07, 2019 - 3:11 pm
If Charlie McAvoy has a tardiness issue, it’s news to coach Bruce Cassidy. “It kind of surprised me this morning because Charlie, at like team functions, I don’t know if he’s ever been late to our stuff. I asked Zee [captain Zdeno Chara] that, he said maybe … sometimes they have organized workouts...
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Matt Kalman
January 07, 2019 - 8:44 am
There were a lot of positives to take away from the Bruins’ 2-1 win against Buffalo on Saturday, their fourth straight win. Which one could pay the most dividends now that we’re in the second half of the season and the Bruins are in a tooth-and-nail battle for playoff position in the Atlantic...
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Matt Kalman
January 05, 2019 - 11:33 pm
Bruins forward Chris Wagner isn’t known for his scoring, but he was all over the offensive zone in the Bruins’ 2-1 win against Buffalo at TD Garden on Saturday. As it turned out, Wagner had some extra motivation to get on the score sheet. He had six shots on net and cashed in early inthe game after...
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