NHL

Don Sweeney
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Evan Marinofsky
May 16, 2019 - 8:02 pm
As the Bruins sit one win away from the Stanley Cup Final, the front office received a bit of recognition Thursday evening when Don Sweeney was named a finalist for General Manager of the Year. Also nominated is St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong and Carolina Hurricanes GM Don Waddell. Sweeney's job...
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Mike Cratty
May 02, 2019 - 2:50 pm
After an incredible regular season, things went sour for the Tampa Bay Lightning come playoff time. Their 62 wins tied the 1995-96 Red Wings for the most in a single season in NHL regular season history, and their 128 points were four shy of the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens’ record 132 points. The...
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Scott McLaughlin
January 11, 2019 - 10:45 am
Sadly, this announcement isn't surprising. In a statement to TSN's Darren Dreger , Rick Nash's agent, Joe Resnick, announced that the 34-year-old forward is retiring from the NHL due to "unresolved issues/symptoms" resulting from the concussion he suffered as a member of the Bruins last March. "Due...
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Scott McLaughlin
November 20, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Bruins might just want to grab Brad Marchand's makeshift white flag and start waving it at the injury gods. In the latest and most devastating blow yet, Patrice Bergeron will miss "an extended period of time" with an upper-body injury, according to NBC Sports' Kathryn Tappen . TSN's Darren...
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Matt Kalman
October 08, 2018 - 6:16 pm
With 12:01 remaining in the second period of the Bruins’ home opener against Ottawa on Monday, the Bruins were protecting a 3-1 lead and Patrice Bergeron, as he usually does, lined up against Matt Duchene for an important defensive-zone faceoff. Bergeron lost the faceoff, but that was the least of...
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Matt Kalman
October 03, 2018 - 10:54 am
The benefit of the doubt is gone and dreams of at least a final-four finish are front and center. The Bruins made strides last season by reaching the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs despite working five or six rookies into their lineup every night. Now they can’t take a step backwards and...
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John Tomase
September 13, 2018 - 5:06 pm
Loquacious Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey told ESPN recently that if he trained for six months -- and in the process learned how to skate -- he could play in the NHL. A minor-league team in Massachusetts as made a tongue-in-cheek offer to give him that chance. Hey @jalenramsey if you want to make...
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Alex Reimer
May 14, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Professional sports leagues issued statements today in support of the Supreme Court's decision to allow states to legalize sports gambling. NBA commissioner Adam Silver came out in favor of legalization in 2014, making the argument in a New York Times op-ed . He reaffirmed his opinion in the league...
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Michael Lowther
February 27, 2018 - 5:29 pm
The Bruins were one of the more active buyers leading up to this year’s NHL trade deadline, as they added a big name in veteran wing Rick Nash while also adding some depth with defenseman Nick Holden and forward Tommy Wingels. While everyone has an opinion on whether these were good trades,...
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