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John Tortorella Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
May 02, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Columbus coach John Tortorella is famous for his press conference tirades , especially when addressing the media on the morning of a game. Tortorella was relatively calm Thursday while waiting for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference second round against the Bruins , but he was also typically crusty...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Bruins forward Brad Marchand caused the biggest uproar of Boston’s postseason to date when he bopped Columbus’ Scott Harrington in the head from behind after the whistle toward the end of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second round Tuesday. The Blue Jackets were on their way to a 2-1 win that...
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David Backes Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Who would have thought on Feb. 25, after the NHL trade deadline passed and the Bruins had added Charlie Coyle and Marcus Johansson in the days and hours leading up to it, that we would be worried about the Bruins being heavy enough to win in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs rather than...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 2:04 pm
A few days ago I made the suggestion that if Brad Marchand played for a Canadian-based NHL team, he could run for prime minister and win. I neglected to realize that Marchand already owns his native country. In an amazing turn of events, cooler heads prevailed at the NHL Department of Player Safety...
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Brad Marchand
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Shannon Keefe
May 01, 2019 - 12:20 pm
The NHL has reviewed Brad Marchand's jab to the back of the head of Blue Jackets defenseman Scott Harrington and will reportedly not issue any supplemental discipline. As @Aportzline reported, no discipline will be handed out to Boston's Brad Marchand. I will buck the media majority. The punch, as...
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Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 01, 2019 - 10:01 am
Tuesday was one of the darkest Boston sports days in recent memory, which speaks to how good we’ve had it around here. The Celtics and Bruins both lost playoff contests on the same night for the first time in nearly a decade , giving young fans a brief taste of what sports disappointment looks like...
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Connor Clifton Boone Jenner
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Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 12:40 am
The Bruins were doing a decent job of keeping the Columbus Blue Jackets at bay and pressuring in the attacking zone throughout most of the first period Tuesday before Riley Nash sprung Boone Jenner was a scoring chance. Jenner cut to the inside in a 1-on-1 battle with Boston defenseman Connor...
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Boston Bruins Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
May 01, 2019 - 12:25 am
It wasn’t just Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky and the Blue Jackets’ penalty kill that had it in for the Bruins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second round Tuesday. Commercials weren’t their friend either. The Bruins were down 2-1 – the scored they’d eventually lose by – early in the...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 30, 2019 - 11:37 pm
Columbus coach John Tortorella didn’t have much to say about the jab Brad Marchand delivered to the back of defenseman Scott Harrington’s head in front of the Blue Jackets net near the end of Boston’s 2-1 loss in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second round Tuesday. "I'm not giving you my thoughts...
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Sergei Bobrovsky
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Evan Marinofsky
April 30, 2019 - 10:04 pm
The Bruins couldn't buy a goal in Game 3. Whether it was a post, Sergei Bobrovsky, or both, the Bruins came up short when it came to putting pucks in the net Tuesday night and fell to the Blue Jackets 2-1. Columbus now leads the series 2-1. The same storylines from Games 1 and 2 carried over to...
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