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Brandon Pirri Vegas Golden Knights
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Matt Kalman
June 27, 2019 - 9:44 pm
Cam Neely knows what he wants from wings that play with center David Krejci. “David likes to hang on to the puck and kind of slow the pace down a little bit, so it’s really finding a right guy, and David wants to distribute the puck. So you need to have someone that’s willing to shoot the puck,”...
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John Beecher Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 26, 2019 - 9:37 pm
If you’re wondering if John Beecher can handle the pressure of being the Bruins’ 2019 first-round draft pick (No. 30 overall) and also prove his doubters wrong after getting selected higher than his second-round projection, keep this in mind. Growing up in Elmira, New York the 6-foot-3, 209-pound...
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Oskar Steen Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 26, 2019 - 3:37 pm
You don’t have to tell Oskar Steen that there’s a precedent for someone participating in Bruins development camp and then going on to do bigger and better things in the NHL the following season. Steen, a sixth-round pick from 2016, was asked about that topic Wednesday on the first day of this year’...
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John Beecher Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 25, 2019 - 8:01 pm
Thirty-four players will descend on Warrior Ice Arena this Wednesday through Friday for the Bruins’ annual development camp. All on-ice sessions are open to the public (see schedule below). Among the prospects that will garner much of the attention at this camp will be two centers: John Beecher and...
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Jerry York Boston College
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Matt Kalman
June 25, 2019 - 5:04 pm
Jerry York almost didn’t answer the phone Tuesday. When he finally did and heard it was John Davidson, the president of the New York Rangers, York had on thought. “I thought, ‘oh he’s going to trade one of my players,’” the legendary Boston College coach said. But Davidson wasn’t calling about any...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 25, 2019 - 2:10 pm
If it seems like the Stanley Cup Final just ended, well it has been just two weeks since the Bruins got rolled on home ice by the St. Louis Blues. But now you can really turn the page because the NHL released its complete schedule. The Bruins will start on the road against Dallas on Oct. 3, the...
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Steven Kampfer Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 24, 2019 - 10:24 pm
It seems the Bruins have re-signed a free agent right-shot defenseman. No not that one. No, not that one either. Steven Kampfer, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, has signed a two-year deal worth $800,000 per season, according to several published reports. Steven...
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John Beecher Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 23, 2019 - 10:13 am
Let’s start with this: the Bruins will never replace Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci. Never. The odds of them finding another generational talent and pairing him with another super-skilled No. 1 center-caliber player for a decade or infinitesimal. And to find each player in the second round of...
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PK Subban Nashville Predators
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Matt Kalman
June 22, 2019 - 1:20 pm
After a quiet first night of the 2019 NHL Draft on Friday, the second day heated up before any picks were even made, and two big moves could impact the Bruins’ future dominance of the Eastern Conference. First the Toronto Maple Leafs were able to dump the $6.25 million cap hit of 39-year-old...
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John Beecher Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
June 21, 2019 - 11:44 pm
The Bruins know two or three years down the road they might be looking at life without star centers Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, or at least those two cornerstones will be taking lesser roles. In an effort to make sure they have at least one center of the future in the pipeline the Bruins...
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