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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
June 02, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Remember the good ole days when you could count on Brad Marchand to trash talk his way down the opposition’s lineup, maybe do something really crazy like lick a guy or low bridge an oncoming opponent, and then provide some snappy soundbites after a Bruins victory? Those days are long gone. Marchand...
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Boston Bruins St. Louis Blues
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Matt Kalman
June 02, 2019 - 12:52 am
If you can’t beat them, maim and murder them. That seems to be the St. Louis Blues’ philosophy in the Stanley Cup Final. Luckily for the Bruins , they were wise to the Blues’ approach to Game 3 on Saturday in St. Louis and both escaped without a serious injury caused by a Blues player (Charlie...
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Oskar Sundqvist St. Louis Blues
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 30, 2019 - 9:47 pm
The Bruins are probably going to be without defenseman Matt Grzelcyk because of a concussion for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, but the St. Louis Blues are also going to be without center Oskar Sundqvist. The series is tied 1-1 heading to St. Louis. Sundqvist was suspended one game...
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Matt Grzelcyk Oskar Sundqvist
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Matt Kalman
May 30, 2019 - 2:04 pm
St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is headed for a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday. Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk has entered concussion protocol and didn’t travel with the team to St. Louis one day after he was rocked into the glass by Sundqvist in Game 2 of the...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 30, 2019 - 1:24 am
Brad Marchand should take a page from Shane Victorino’s book and adopt “Three Little Birds” as his walk-up music (or goal music, if that ever becomes a thing in the NHL). With the Bruins winger, at least so far in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, every little thing has been all right, regardless of...
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Sean Kuraly Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 29, 2019 - 2:20 pm
After 21 minutes of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday the Bruins trailed the St. Louis Blues 2-0 because of even-strength goals by Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko. The Bruins on the ice for both goals against were Zdeno Chara and Charlie McAvoy on defense; Brad Marchand, Patrice...
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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 28, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Torey Krug hits. Sure he’s one of the most dynamic offensive defensemen in the NHL, he’s the Bruins’ maestro on their lethal power play and a vocal leader that’s almost always among the handful of Bruins that speaks for the team, win or lose. But he can also be physical, although the national...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 28, 2019 - 3:06 am
Zdeno Chara was exhausted after playing 19:38 hard minutes, mostly against St. Louis Blues sniper Vladimir Tarasenko and his linemates, in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday. After the Bruins captain fulfilled his required media duties, he headed off to grab a snack. As he munched, he made...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 26, 2019 - 7:06 pm
You know about the challenge Bruins forward David Backes is up against facing his former St. Louis Blues teammates in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, which opens Monday night at TD Garden. But do you know about the dilemma Backes faced this time last year after the Washington Capitals defeated the...
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Marcus Johansson Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 25, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Marcus Johansson knows what it’s like to get dumped and then watch his ex hit the lottery. That’s what it must have felt like for the Bruins forward watching the Washington Capitals win the Stanley Cup last season, one year after trading him to the New Jersey Devils. Johansson had played in 69...
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