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January 02, 2009 - 11:46 am
WIth the Annual Boston Bruins wives carnival coming up this weekend, here's an interview with Bruins defenseman Aaron Ward and his wife Kelly on Fox 25 News this morning. Ward and the rest of his teammates will be manning different event stations at the carnival, and a quintet of B's including...
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Mike Petraglia
January 02, 2009 - 3:25 am
In team sports, when you hear something hasn't been done since 1929, one of two things has happened. Either a team is on a historically bad run and is about to get its coach fired. Or a team is blowing away its competition. Well of course, this is Boston, home of the 19-game winning streak in...
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January 01, 2009 - 4:55 pm
If the Boston Bruins aren't too careful they're going to start entering exalted hockey territory here in the city of Boston. With their tenth win in row last night, by a 4-2 score over the Pittsburgh Penguins , the Boston Bruins have matched the 1971 Bobby Orr-led, Stanley Cup Champion-era B's in...
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December 31, 2008 - 2:50 am
The Bruins announced this morning that rookie Martin St. Pierre, fresh off scoring his first goal as a Boston Bruin in last night's win, was sent back down to the AHL's Providence Bruins and center Patrice Bergeron was placed on injured reserve. Per the NHL's injured reserve rules, Bergeron will be...
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December 30, 2008 - 5:59 pm
It's not too bad when your hometown team nets all three Stars of the Game following any NHL game, and the situation gets even better when said contest is a game at the Igloo against the high-flying Pittsburgh Penguins . The sweet victory gets yet even better when it's a solidly-played 5-2...
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Mike Petraglia
December 30, 2008 - 8:44 am
Just wanted to let all my loyal readers know that A) I thank them a million times over for their patronage, B) that we'll be taking a page out of the Bill Belichick handbook and looking ahead to what 2009 holds in store for the New England Patriots on Wednesday as well as a look at the 2008-09...
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December 29, 2008 - 5:11 pm
The bad news is that Patrice Bergeron is still battling the recurrent, nagging headaches that typically linger after suffering a concussion brought on by a violent NHL collision gone wrong. The two-way center is not going to be in the lineup when the Bruins and Penguins face off against each...
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December 29, 2008 - 5:45 am
Okay, so I always make fun of my dad because he seems to stretch the bounds of reality attempting to find everyday walk-of-life people that could be separated at birth from celebrities and athletes. I'll admit it's a fun game, though. Sometimes he takes it way too far, but I can't help but do the...
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December 28, 2008 - 3:36 pm
The intensity level and heart-thumping pulse of NHL games traditionally rises as the season marches forward, and things begin to tighten up a bit both offensively and defensively -- a puck phenomenon that's coming to life right before the eyes of Bruins' followers.  Both the Carolina...
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December 27, 2008 - 7:10 am
The Black and Gold resuscitated the puck pride and the hockey love in the pre-Christmas portion of the 2008-09 schedule, and now they simply have to keep the puck pedal to the metal during the hockey club's traditional stretch run. Normally a Bruins team didn't really start gaining momentum...
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