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Matt Kalman
November 18, 2018 - 9:14 am
Former NHL general manager and one-time Stanley Cup champion (with Anaheim in 2007) Brian Burke, now a Sportsnet talking head, pleaded with Bruins forward Brad Marchand to “stop being a clown” during Burke’s "To The Point" segment between periods of the Edmonton-Calgary game on Saturday. Marchand...
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Matt Kalman
November 17, 2018 - 11:03 pm
The $9.75 million the Bruins are spending on goaltending this season continued to pay off Saturday. For the second straight night, playing without their top five defensemen because of injuries, the Bruins allowed just one goal – but this time they scored a couple of their own and hung on for a 2-1...
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Matt Kalman
November 17, 2018 - 7:52 pm
We’ve been here before with Zdeno Chara, so we know that the injury absence of at least four weeks the Bruins announced Saturday for the star defensemen after he injured his left MCL in the first period Wednesday in Denver is a minimum estimate. The Bruins announced that Chara will be re-evaluated...
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Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
Matt Kalman
November 17, 2018 - 7:34 pm
By late Sunday there will be almost as many Bruins roster players in Boston as there are on the road trip that continued Saturday against the Arizona Coyotes and concludes Wednesday in Detroit. The Bruins sent injured center Patrice Bergeron (upper body) and defenseman John Moore (lower body) back...
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Matt Kalman
November 17, 2018 - 12:01 am
It was a night to remember for many Bruins during their 1-0 overtime loss at Dallas on Friday. Connor Clifton and Jakub Zboril made their NHL debuts, and Tuukka Rask made a strong return from his leave of absence (36 saves on 37 shots). But it was a night to forget for Bruins forward Brad Marchand...
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Matt Kalman
November 16, 2018 - 11:42 pm
Remember when Zdeno Chara left the Bruins’ loss in Colorado with a lower-body injury Wednesday and then was sent back to Boston on Thursday and you figured things couldn’t get any worse for the Bruins injury-wise? Well, you might want to wake up Saturday and do whatever you do for good luck, but do...
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Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
Erin Walsh
November 16, 2018 - 4:36 pm
With a slew of defensive injuries, Jakub Zboril and Connor Clifton are set to make their NHL debuts Friday night on the road against the Dallas Stars. Captain Zdeno Chara was sent back to Boston on Thursday and defenseman John Moore has now been listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury,...
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Lucy Burdge
November 16, 2018 - 5:55 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m. (ESPN, NBCSB, WROR-FM 105.7) NBA: Chicago at Milwaukee, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) NHL: Boston at...
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Matt Kalman
November 15, 2018 - 5:17 pm
Zdeno Chara played all 48 games of the 2013 lockout-shortened Bruins season. In the five seasons after that before this season he missed 42 games, mostly during the 2014-15 season when he missed 19 games with torn ligaments in his knee. The Bruins went 21-14-7 without Chara, meaning they nearly...
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Matt Kalman
November 15, 2018 - 1:08 am
There were nine goals scored, David Pastrnak scored again, David Backes got his first point of the season and the Bruins blew a two-goal lead, but there’s just one thing you need to know about the Bruins’ 6-3 loss at Colorado on Wednesday. Zdeno Chara was injured. When the Bruins returned to the...
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