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March 05, 2009 - 3:15 pm
12:08: Steve Reinprecht migrated to the front of the net in perfect receiving position for a Nigel Dawes dish from the sideboards, and ripped a quick shot up and over Tim Thomas to give the Coyotes a one-goal lead. Seconds later Milan Lucic delivered a punishing hit to an unsuspecting Coyotes...
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March 05, 2009 - 2:29 pm
Chuck Kobasew put the Bruins up first with a slap shot from the high slot that -- aided by a screaming P.J. Axelsson crashing the net -- squeezed between Ilya Bryzgalov's pads and trickled into the back of the net. Minutes later Mark Recchi -- skating on the top line with Marc Savard and Phil...
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Mike Petraglia
March 05, 2009 - 8:33 am
One thing that has made Claude Julien so popular among his players is his ability to clearly define roles for his team. He wasted no time on Thursday at the morning skate prior to the Bruins game with the Phoenix Coyotes in doing so for newcomers Mark Recchi and Steve Montador. He was clear with...
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March 05, 2009 - 6:54 am
New trade acquisitions Mark Recchi and Steve Montador will both be in tonight's Bruins lineup against the Phoenix Coyotes , and bruising left winger Milan Lucic will also be back in the hockey swing after missing two games with an "upper body injury" believed to be a concussion. Julien preached...
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March 04, 2009 - 9:55 pm
Bruins Vice-President Cam Neely said that a much-rumored trade with the Anaheim Ducks -- that would have sent a package including 21-year-old sniper Phil Kessel , defenseman Mark Stuart , first round pick Joe Colborne and a draft pick to the Ducks in exchange for defenseman Chris Pronger -- was "...
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March 04, 2009 - 4:15 pm
The Bruins straggled into the NHL trade deadline with two very easily definable needs (a depth defenseman and a left-handed shot capable of taking shifts on the first power play unit) and they emerge from the other side of Rumor-O-Rama with a pair of gritty, dependable veterans armed with Cup-...
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March 04, 2009 - 12:45 pm
Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli didn't sleep very much the night leading up to today's NHL trade deadline, but he still managed to pull off a pair of thrifty, smart trades under the radar amid the sleep deprivation and heavy competition. Chiarelli confirmed there at least two "deals for an A-list player...
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March 04, 2009 - 8:34 am
TSN is also reporting that the Bruins have also acquired veteran winger and lefty shot Mark Recchi and a 2010 second round pick from the Tampa Bay Lightning for Matt Lashoff and Martins Karsums. Great job by Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli of acquiring a depth defenseman and the veteran left-handed...
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March 04, 2009 - 8:21 am
The Bruins have traded fourth line forward Petteri Nokelainen -- just back from a serious right eye injury -- to the Anaheim Ducks for defenseman Steve Montador in a move that provides the B's with desired depth along the blueline. Montador, a former teammate of Andrew Ference , Stephane Yelle,...
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March 04, 2009 - 6:37 am
With the trade deadline bearing down on us at 3 p.m. and Bruins people telling me not to expect anything monumental, Â here's a quick version of NHL trade deadline "Fact or Fiction" to tide people over until the deadline. There seems to be a few different choices out there for a Bruins organization...
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