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Steven Kampfer Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 09, 2019 - 1:24 pm
A year ago Bruins defenseman Steven Kampfer was working out off the ice as though he had a game to play, but he didn’t. As a member of the New York Rangers, Kampfer was headed to a playoff-less spring. The Dustin Byfuglien one-timer that broke Kampfer’s hand in January 2018 also ended his season...
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Dougie Hamilton Carolina Hurricanes
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Matt Kalman
May 08, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Almost four years since he was traded from the Bruins to the Calgary Flames, defenseman Dougie Hamilton still claims he doesn’t know why he’s still not with Boston. Hamilton, now with the Carolina Hurricanes after a trade from the Flames last summer, is getting ready to face the team that drafted...
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Charlie McAvoy Boston Bruins
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 08, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy made his case Tuesday to the NHL Department of Player Safety. At issue was his hit to the head of Columbus forward Josh Anderson late in the second period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference second round on Monday, a game the Bruins won 3-0 to wrap up the series and...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Electing to work in sports journalism is akin to spending life at the losers’ table. You dedicate your days to writing and talking about much more athletic –– and generally speaking –– attractive individuals who probably can’t even recall your first name. All they know is you usually stand next to...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 07, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The Bruins are in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2013, but their success this postseason is a step forward in general manager Don Sweeney’s revitalization plan. The Bruins have now gone at least one round further than the previous season over the past three. Sweeney didn’t...
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Charlie McAvoy, David Krejci, Lucas Wallmark
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Scott McLaughlin
May 07, 2019 - 3:39 pm
We know when the Eastern Conference Finals will begin, but we still don't know the full series schedule. The NHL announced Tuesday afternoon that Game 1 between the Bruins and Hurricanes will be Thursday night at 8 p.m. at TD Garden. The game will be on NBCSN. The NHL press release goes on to say...
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John Tortorella
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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2019 - 10:23 am
Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella is known for his acerbic tongue. But his podium intimidation fell flatter against the Bruins than one of Craig Carton’s standup routines. Tortorella, who’s known for berating reporters in postgame press conferences, guaranteed a Game 7 following the Bruins’...
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Mike Cratty
May 07, 2019 - 10:12 am
As the majority of us expected, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety as a consequence of the hit he laid on Columbus forward Josh Anderson in the second period of the Bruins ' Game 6 win last night. The hit stirred up plenty of discussion...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
May 07, 2019 - 12:26 am
“Probably, in this city especially, yeah. You’ve got certain positions on certain teams I guess, people judge you by whether you win or not. I haven’t won yet, but maybe this is the year.” -- Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to WEEI.com in early October Sports radio criticism of Tuukka Rask is almost...
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Brad Marchand
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Scott McLaughlin
May 07, 2019 - 12:09 am
After Game 5, David Pastrnak stepped in to answer a question during his press conference with Brad Marchand because, as he put it, Marchand was a little "crispy." That was just an appetizer for Marchand's performance after the Bruins ' series-clinching Game 6 win, though. It was clear something was...
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