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Matt Kalman
December 03, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The way the Bruins offense is going these days, if you score one goal you might get a promotion. That’s what's happening for rookie wing Ryan Donato, who had one of Boston’s goals in its 4-2 loss to Detroit on Saturday. Donato played some of that game on the second line with David Krejci at center...
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Matt Kalman
November 30, 2018 - 3:26 pm
We’ve seen hints of defenseman Connor Clifton’s gambling style here and there during his seven-game stint with the Bruins, but for the most part the 23-year-old has shown he knows when to hold them, knows when to fold them. A couple treks behind the opposition’s goal line have been overshadowed in...
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Matt Kalman
November 19, 2018 - 5:27 pm
The reason Bruins general manager Don Sweeney didn’t spring into action and start trading for defense help or begin claiming any defenseman with a pulse after Boston’s list of injured blueliners hit six was because most of the players who’ve been out are expected to return within a reasonable...
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Matt Kalman
November 09, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy hasn’t played since Oct. 18 at Edmonton. He was sent home after that game and hadn’t skated until Friday. All the while the Bruins never shed any light on his status. General manager Don Sweeney ended the mystery Friday by announcing that McAvoy has been in the NHL’...
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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 21, 2018 - 8:55 am
Gritty is not just a mascot in Philadelphia, folks. Gritty is also the state of mind the Bruins needed to be in while playing without Charlie McAvoy, Kevan Miller and David Backes in Vancouver on Saturday. So it was appropriate Joakim Nordstrom, a player Bruins general manager Don Sweeney signed...
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Matt Kalman
October 20, 2018 - 11:58 pm
The biggest news involving Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy on Saturday was that he was sent home before the Bruins played the Canucks because he hadn’t been feeling right since taking a hit against Edmonton on Oct. 11 in Boston. But on Saturday’s “Headlines” segment during the second intermission...
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Matt Kalman
October 20, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The Bruins’ defense corps will have a different look Saturday night in Vancouver because of a pair of injuries. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy revealed Saturday morning to the media at Rogers Arena that defensemen Kevan Miller (hand) and Charlie McAvoy (undisclosed) have returned to Boston to be...
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Matt Kalman
October 19, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Give Calgary Flames sniper Johnny Gaudreau credit: he stands just 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds, but Friday he proved he’s as big a man as he is a star. Gaudreau practiced with his teammates two days after he was knocked out of the Flames’ 5-2 win against the Bruins by a hit from Boston defenseman...
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