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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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Cam Neely Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 24, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Bruins legend Cam Neely is becoming the model for all-time greats on the ice becoming front-office superstars as president of an organization. Brendan Shanahan has played a prominent role in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ resurgence, but they haven’t gotten past the first round of the Stanley Cup...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 24, 2019 - 7:48 am
Tuukka Rask clearly didn’t care whether the Bruins held a scrimmage during their 10-day break before the start of the Stanley Cup Final or just kept practicing as usual. Asked if he got what he wanted out of the scrimmage after the 50-minute "game" was completed at TD Garden on Thursday, Rask...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 23, 2019 - 3:30 pm
If you’re headed to TD Garden for the Bruins’ intrasquad scrimmage to tune up for the Stanley Cup Final, here’s what the lineups will look like at the start Team 1 Brad Marchand – Patrice Bergeron – David Pastrnak Joakim Nordstrom – Sean Kuraly – Noel Acciari Paul Carey – Jack Studnicka – Peter...
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Patrice Bergeron Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 23, 2019 - 10:39 am
Bruce Cassidy grew up a Bruins fan and he’s living out his second dream (after playing for the Bruins) by coaching them. He’s also become an unabashed fan of other Boston’s sports teams. So he should be as qualified as judge as anyone on where center Patrice Bergeron ranks on the list of icons on...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 22, 2019 - 5:40 pm
Several Bruins players bristled at the idea that having an intra-squad scrimmage Thursday to break up the monotony of having 10 days off and sharpen their skills four days before the start of the Stanley Cup Final was a risk not worth taking. “I think guys will be smart overall,” defenseman Brandon...
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St. Louis Blues
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Matt Kalman
May 21, 2019 - 10:38 pm
Some people were dreaming of seeing Joe Thornton and the San Jose Sharks face the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final. Those folks had their hopes dashed Tuesday, when the St. Louis Blues ushered the former Bruins captain and his Sharks out of the postseason with a 5-1 win Game 6 of the Western...
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Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 21, 2019 - 12:57 pm
There’ll be one less challenger to Charlie Coyle’s claim to the third-center position on the Bruins’ roster in the fall. Center Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson has opted to return to his native Sweden and sign with Vaxjo of the Swedish Hockey League for next season. In a statement, Bruins general manager...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 20, 2019 - 5:38 pm
Erik Karlsson’s basically playing on one leg for the San Jose Sharks, and suddenly they’ve lost two in a row and are on the cusp of losing the Western Conference final to the St. Louis Blues heading into Game 6 on Tuesday. The Bruins determined that Zdeno Chara wouldn’t be able to be at his best...
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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy knows that the core of his team has been together for almost a decade, and several of the young players have come up through the organization together. But he thinks there was one day that solidified the chemistry the Bruins have used to help them get to the 2019 Stanley...
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