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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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Matt Kalman
November 12, 2018 - 12:27 am
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy’s favorite way to describe rookie defenseman Jeremy Lauzon is to say he “eats pucks.” Lauzon fortuitously didn’t eat Sean Kuraly’s shoot-in from the red line that went off the end wall and eluded wandering Vegas goaltender Malcolm Subban in the first period Sunday...
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Matt Kalman
November 08, 2018 - 12:29 pm
The mystery of Charlie McAvoy’s status with the Bruins continues. McAvoy was scheduled to miss his eight straight game Thursday when the Bruins host the Vancouver Canucks at TD Garden. He's been out with what the Bruins classified as an “upper-body” injury since he last played Oct. 18 at Edmonton...
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Matt Kalman
October 25, 2018 - 11:34 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy could see the goalie-controversy mongers coming for him. Jaroslav Halak had just produced his second shutout of the season and lowered his season’s goals-against average to 1.43 in the Bruins’ 3-0 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden on Thursday. Halak, as...
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Matt Kalman
October 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said Tuesday he expects to split the first two games of the upcoming four-game road trip between his two goaltenders Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak. Rask will start Wednesday night in Calgary before Halak gets the start in Edmonton on Thursday. The goaltenders have...
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Matt Kalman
October 12, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Expect Joakim Nordstrom to remain on the second line and Ryan Donato to re-enter the lineup when the Bruins host the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden on Saturday. Nordstrom scored a goal in the Bruins’ 4-1 win against Edmonton on Thursday in his debut skating on left wing on a line with David Krejci...
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Matt Kalman
October 11, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Ryan Donato has been a healthy scratch in the NHL before. After leaving Harvard early and playing in 12 regular-season games for the Bruins last season, he sat out all but three of the Bruins’ 12 games in the Stanley Cup playoffs. So he knows what he’s supposed to take from being a healthy scratch...
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Matt Kalman
October 10, 2018 - 3:46 pm
The Bruins practiced Wednesday at Warrior Ice Arena with the same forward lines they used to defeat the Ottawa Senators in Boston’s last game on Monday. But coach Bruce Cassidy made it clear after practice that he’s still going to tinker with some of the combinations until he’s completely satisfied...
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Matt Kalman
October 07, 2018 - 1:07 pm
The hole Riley Nash left behind in the Bruins’ third-line center spot has proven more difficult to fill than general manager Don Sweeney anticipated. On Saturday, coach Bruce Cassidy conceded that Sean Kuraly, who was limited to two preseason games by injury, basically beat out Jakob Forsbacka...
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