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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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Bruce Cassidy
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Evan Marinofsky
May 20, 2019 - 5:04 pm
It's no secret that Bruce Cassidy has been a successful head coach with the Bruins . But what many have forgotten, or maybe not even realized, is that his first time around as an NHL bench boss didn't go as swimmingly. For the 2002-03 season, Cassidy was head coach of the Washington Capitals. The...
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Evan Marinofsky
May 20, 2019 - 6:15 am
It wasn't supposed to be this way. This time last year, the Celtics were fresh off coming within a game of the NBA Finals without stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward. When those two guys came back, the Celtics were slated to run over the East en route to challenging the Warriors in the Finals...
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Bruce Cassidy and the Boston Bruins
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Evan Marinofsky
May 19, 2019 - 5:10 pm
While the Bruins wait to see who they'll play in the Stanley Cup Final, they're faced with a new kind of challenge: what do we do with all this free time? Between their Game 4 win over the Hurricanes and Game 1 of the Cup, the B's have 10 days to kill. Yes, players dealing with nagging injuries...
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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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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 18, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney’s not concerned that red-hot goalie Tuukka Rask is going to cool off during Boston’s 10-day break for the Stanley Cup Final. “He’s in a really good place, a really good place mentally and physically and his routines,” Sweeney said Saturday. “He’s gone out [to...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 18, 2019 - 11:15 am
With the Stanley Cup Final not starting until May 27, the Bruins will have 10 days off between completing their four-game sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes and the start of their series against either the San Jose Sharks or St. Louis Blues. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney thinks that will be...
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Matt Kalman
May 17, 2019 - 10:55 pm
By the time the Bruins play another game they’ll have had 10 days off. That’s their “reward” for sweeping the Carolina Hurricanes in four games in the Eastern Conference final. After the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of the Western Conference final to even that best-of-7 series...
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Joe Thornton San Jose Sharks
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Matt Kalman
May 17, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Right now Bruins fans and players should be San Jose Sharks fans, and not just because they want to marvel at Joe Thornton’s beard or make some sort of cockamamie comparison between goaltenders Tuukka Rask and Martin Jones (where are my Martin Jones truthers right now?). No the Bruins, having...
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Tuukka Rask
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Scott McLaughlin
May 17, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Tim Thomas won two Vezina Trophies as a Bruin, but what he's most remembered for is his Conn Smythe Trophy-winning 2011 postseason, when he led the Bruins to their first Stanley Cup since 1972. With the Bruins back in the Stanley Cup Final this year, and with Tuukka Rask playing great throughout...
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