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Charlie Coyle
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Evan Marinofsky
April 25, 2019 - 10:24 pm
The Boston Bruins and Columbus Blue Jackets gave everyone some free hockey in Game 1. The Bruins would emerge victorious in overtime when Charlie Coyle scored his second of the night on a tip-in to cap off a 3-2 win. --GOAL-- Charlie Coyle ends the game!!! #NHLBruins -3 #CBJ - 2 pic.twitter.com/...
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Charlie McAvoy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 25, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Charlie McAvoy has two career NHL fights in two seasons. Both times the Bruins defenseman fought a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets. McAvoy fought Pierre-Luc Dubois Dec. 18, 2017. Video of Pierre-Luc Dubois vs Charlie McAvoy Dec 18, 2017 Then he took on Artemi Panarin on March 12, 2019. Video of...
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Jake DeBrusk Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk got more than another round of playoff experience during Boston’s seven-game victory against Toronto in the Eastern Conference first round. He also learned the viciousness of social media trolls, and perhaps Maple Leafs fans. As the Bruins-Maple Leafs series was heating...
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Ryan Hannable
April 25, 2019 - 9:04 am
With the Hurricanes beating the Capitals in Wednesday's Game 7, the Bruins -Blue Jackets schedule is now finalized. Here is the complete schedule with Game 1 set for Thursday night at TD Garden. Game 1: Thursday, April 25 at TD Garden – 7 p.m. NBCSN Game 2: Saturday, April 27 at TD Garden – 8 p.m...
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Sean Kuraly Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 25, 2019 - 7:59 am
Having known Sean Kuraly as a big-game player since he was 10, Ed Gingher had a feeling before the Bruins played Toronto in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference first round Tuesday. “I said before the game last night, with the way he played in Game 5 and 6, you could see it coming,” the president of...
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John Tortorella
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Shannon Keefe
April 24, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella returns to his hometown on Thursday for Game 1 of a second-round matchup against the Bruins . Tortorella grew up in Concord, Massachusetts and was inducted into the Concord-Carlisle High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976. After graduation, he moved on...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 24, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy make the difficult decision to scratch veteran forwards David Backes and Chris Wagner for Game 6 and 7 of the Eastern Conference first round against Toronto. The move worked, as Boston came back from a 3-2 series deficit to win in seven games and advance to the second...
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John Tortorella Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
April 24, 2019 - 12:38 pm
The Bruins leaned heavily on their experienced core to lead them in a comeback from 3-2 down to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games in the Eastern Conference first round. Now with five Stanley Cup winners – Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Zdeno Chara, David Krejci and Tuukka Rask – leading...
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Boston Bruins
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Alex Reimer
April 24, 2019 - 11:16 am
Give the NHL credit. The Bruins may have just throttled the Maple Leafs in a thrilling Game 7 at the Garden, but they only have one day to bask in their glory. Boston’s second-round series against the Blue Jackets begins Thursday, with the puck dropping at 7:00 p.m. Though the NHL’s second-round...
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Joakim Nordstrom
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Scott McLaughlin
April 24, 2019 - 2:03 am
For most of the Bruins ’ first-round series against the Maple Leafs, the Patrice Bergeron line and John Tavares line played each other to a draw. Sure, the two teams’ respective top lines each had games they “won” over the course of the series (Games 1 and 3 for Tavares; Games 4 and 6 for Bergeron...
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