Connor Clifton

Connor Clifton Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
July 01, 2019 - 12:11 pm
With just $12 million in cap space available and three important restricted free agents to get signed, the Bruins don’t have much room to add on Monday at the opening of free agency. So it seems that the first thing they did was make a move that won’t affect their 2019-20 salary cap. It has been...
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Evan Marinofsky
May 12, 2019 - 5:49 pm
On Sunday afternoon, the Bruins looked like a team hungry for the Stanley Cup Final while the Hurricanes looked like a team simply just happy to be in the conference final. The Bruins won 6-2 in Game 2 to take a 2-0 series lead. With four minutes remaining in the first period, the Bruins struck...
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Connor Clifton Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 06, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Sometimes it’s difficult to gauge an organization’s views on where a player ranks among its prospect pecking order. In Connor Clifton’s case, it seemed as though the free-agent signee wasn’t being held in high regard at his natural position of defenseman. When the Bruins wrapped up their three-game...
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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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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 3:14 pm
After evening the Eastern Conference first round with a 4-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 on Saturday, the Bruins obviously want to try to duplicate the physicality and all the positive things they did when they play Game 3 in Toronto on Monday. “I think that’s the goal,” defenseman...
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Torey Krug
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Scott McLaughlin
April 14, 2019 - 1:29 am
Game 2 was a complete 180 from the Bruins' poor effort in Game 1. They were faster, they more physical, they managed pucks better, and they came away with a dominant 4-1 win to show for it. But it wasn't all positive. While we don't know the extent of any of these injuries yet, the Bruins did have...
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Matt Kalman
March 17, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was talking to the assembled media in front of him after a 2-1 overtime win against Columbus on Saturday, but he could’ve just as easily been talking to the handful of forward prospects that have come and gone from the Bruins roster this season without earning a full-time...
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Apr 7, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Quinnipiac Bobcats defenseman Connor Clifton (4) shoots as Boston College Eagles defenseman Steve Santini (6) attempts to defend during the second period of the semifinals of the 2016 Frozen Four college ice hockey tournament
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Erin Walsh
November 15, 2018 - 1:23 pm
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara suffered a potentially serious knee injury in Wednesday night’s 6-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche. With an already depleted defensive core, the options for his replacement are slim. The Bruins recalled Jakub Zboril on Tuesday, and it appears they have made yet another...
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