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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 3:14 pm
After evening the Eastern Conference first round with a 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 on Saturday, the Bruins obviously want to try to duplicate the physicality and all the positive things they did when they play Game 3 in Toronto on Monday. “I think that’s the goal,” defenseman...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Nazem Kadri couldn’t keep him self on the right side of the discipline line during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round , and so the Toronto forward is facing supplemental discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety. Zdeno Chara was able to stay on the right side of the line, so...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins Nazem Kadri  Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 11:40 am
Sunday Skate was two hours this week, and of course the boys dissected the Bruins 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Eastern Conference first round on Saturday night. In the first hour , co-hosts Ken Laird and Matt Kalman tackled what the punishment should be for Toronto center Nazem...
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Nazem Kadri Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 1:12 am
The Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs took their truculence to new heights in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round Saturday. But after the Bruins evened the series 1-1 with a 4-1 win at TD Garden, there should’ve been one thing they both agreed on: Nazem Kadri should NOT be suspended for...
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Marcus Johansson Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 13, 2019 - 7:52 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy shook up his lineup for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round Saturday by scratching forward Marcus Johansson, who it was revealed before game time fell ill. With Jake DeBrusk healthy enough to play after missing practice Friday, and Cassidy deciding the Bruins...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk was back on the ice Saturday after taking a “maintenance day” and not practicing Friday. DeBrusk crashed into the end wall during the Bruins’ 4-1 loss to Toronto in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round Thursday, and missed a couple shifts. He took a couple other...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 13, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy didn’t want to reveal who will sit out Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round against Toronto at TD Garden on Saturday, but he announced who would be in the lineup after missing Game 1. David Backes , a healthy scratch for the Bruins’ 4-1 series-opening loss , will...
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Auston Matthews Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 13, 2019 - 8:12 am
One of the problems the Bruins had against Toronto in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round on Thursday was getting the line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak on track offensively at 5-on-5. Bergeron scored a power-play goal in the 4-1 loss, but otherwise coach Bruce...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 12, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk didn’t practice Friday, the off day between Game 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference first round series that the Toronto Maple Leafs lead 1-0 . “Jake was given a maintenance day so he’ll be back with us I’d assume tomorrow morning,” coach Bruce Cassidy said. “If he’s not...
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Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 12, 2019 - 1:39 am
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy’s original sin was letting Patrice Bergeron get anywhere near John Tavares during the Bruins’ 4-1 loss to Toronto in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round at TD Garden on Thursday. Game 2 will be back here Saturday. Last season Bergeron, Brad Marchand and David...
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