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WEEI
August 15, 2018 - 10:49 am
The NHL Network came out with its list of Top 20 active defensemen over the weekend. If we told you two Bruins d-men made the list, who would you choose? If your answer is Torey Krug and Charlie McAvoy, you'll approve of the list. If you're wondering where Zdeno Chara is, you're just as triggered...
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Sara Civian
August 13, 2018 - 11:40 am
NBC Sports released its schedule for the 2018-19 NHL season Monday, with the Bruins slated for 14 appearances on national TV. The first game of their season (Oct. 3) kicks off the debut of “Wednesday Night Hockey” on NBCSN against the Stanley Cup champion Capitals on the road. The rest of Boston’s...
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Cameron Kerry
August 10, 2018 - 11:24 am
The Bruins will once again participate in the Prospects Challenge, a preseason round robin tournament between four teams. This will mark the fourth consecutive year in which Bruins prospects go head-to-head against the competition in Buffalo. The baby Bruins will battle against prospects from the...
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Cameron Kerry
August 08, 2018 - 12:19 pm
The Bruins have a mix of proven veterans and impressive young talent, resulting in one of the league's best rosters. Despite the team's impressive success at the highest level, noted NHL Prospects writer Corey Pronman of The Athletic ranked the Bruins' prospects 27th out of 31 teams. In his 2017...
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Sara Civian
August 02, 2018 - 11:24 am
Update: Reports of German forward Marcel Noebels signing with the Bruins were premature , according to The Boston Globe 's Matt Porter. “I think that was the German media jumping on something ahead of time,” Noebels’ agent Allain Roy told Porter. “We are talking with the Bruins, but there’s nothing...
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Sara Civian
July 31, 2018 - 6:04 pm
The Bruins announced Tuesday that they will honor star winger Rick Middleton by retiring his No. 16 jersey. The 11th jersey retirement in franchise history will take place before the Bruins’ matchup with the Islanders Nov. 29. “It was a great honor to call Rick today and let him know that he will...
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Sara Civian
July 25, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Even the best of us have fantasized about going to the extreme to get out of a speeding ticket, but a White Plains man has been playing chess while we were playing checkers. Jeffrey Jacobs, 37, has been posing as Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs , 78, to get out of paying for various things. The police...
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Sara Civian
July 25, 2018 - 11:20 am
After 20 seasons in the NHL, former Bruins forward Jarome Iginla is hanging up the skates. He’s set to announce his retirement at a press conference hosted by the Flames July 30. Iginla, 41, amassed 625 goals and 675 assists for 1,300 points in 1,554 games. He spent majority of his career -- 16...
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Cameron Kerry
July 13, 2018 - 1:07 pm
The backend was secure for the Bruins entering free agency. Naturally, the team's most important signing was a defenseman. When John Moore signed a five-year deal to join the Bruins, speculation ran rampant about the Bruins offloading a defenseman. Management has always been fond of carrying extra...
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Cameron Kerry
July 11, 2018 - 11:34 am
NHL free agency is nearly two weeks old, and the vast majority of impact players have found a new home. Don Sweeney has been quite active at the start of July, flipping and flopping players to fit the teams' needs. With free agency winding down, players can still be added to bolster the team's...
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