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Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 12, 2018 - 12:59 am
Although they weren’t always on the ice together, the Bruins’ ‘best line in hockey' combined for 20 points over the past three games – all victories in a four-night span that concluded with a 4-3 victory over Arizona on Tuesday at TD Garden. Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak and David Krejci each had...
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Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 12, 2018 - 12:15 am
Bruins forward David Backes must walk under a ladder on his way into the arena, or perhaps the animal lover has a pack of black cats he crosses paths with on his way to the game. Over his three seasons it seems Backes has had everything possible happen to him. He had a bout of diverticulitis, a...
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Matt Kalman
December 09, 2018 - 10:26 pm
When the Bruins need a jolt they turn to the player who most resembles a tiny bottle of 5-Hour Energy. Coming of an exhausting 6-3 home win against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, the Bruins had to fly up to Ottawa for a 5 p.m. start and it was evident they didn’t have their legs at the outset...
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Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 09, 2018 - 1:01 am
“I mean every game is a gift, so I’m just trying to have that mindset.” -- Bruins forward Danton Heinen, telling WEEI.com about how he was staying positive during his 11-game goal drought Charlie Brown’s had better months than Danton Heinen just endured. The Bruins forward went 11 games without a...
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Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
With eight fighting majors the Bruins are tied with the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings for second place in the NHL, one behind the New York Rangers. But that hasn’t stopped the chattering class from urging the Bruins to go out and acquire an “enforcer” so they don’t get pushed around...
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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 06, 2018 - 10:53 pm
It all ended, appropriately enough, with a harmless shot on net. Coming off a 5-0 loss at the Florida Panthers on Tuesday the Bruins started their game against the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday the way you’d expect a team that had its rears handed to it two days earlier would start...
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Matt Kalman
December 06, 2018 - 1:18 pm
The Bruins have been searching for a spark for their forward corps and Thursday that search led them to claim Dallas Stars forward Gemel Smith on waivers, according to several reports, including a tweet from Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman. BOS claims Smith — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC)...
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Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 04, 2018 - 10:39 pm
The Bruins’ offense is so beyond repair right now that even coach Bruce Cassidy’s emergency decision to stick center David Krejci between Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak in the second period against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday couldn’t stop Boston from being shut out for the fifth time this...
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Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 04, 2018 - 10:49 am
Since signing with the Bruins forward Joakim Nordstrom has done a little bit of everything, earning himself the nickname “Swiss Army Knife.” (As an aside the Stockholm, Sweden native said he’s fine with the nickname; after all, he said, Swedes are constantly mistaken for Swiss in North America.)...
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Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
December 03, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Bruins rookie defenseman Connor Clifton felt like he wasn’t playing his best during practice at Warrior Ice Arena on Monday. “Yeah, I felt a little sluggish, definitely. ... I wasn’t getting that full stride in,” Clifton told WEEI.com. It turned out coach Bruce Cassidy also noticed a “sluggish”...
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