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Vincent Gallo
June 12, 2018 - 1:16 pm
The Bruins are among nine teams interested in the services of Russian star winger Ilya Kovalchuk, per TSN’s Darren Dreger . The Bruins, along with the Sharks, Kings, and Rangers, are four solid contenders for the 35-year-old free agent. The Red Wings, Blues, Ducks, Stars, and Islanders are...
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Bruins have been given 33-1 odds to win 2018 Stanley Cup.
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Cameron Kerry
June 08, 2018 - 11:32 am
Moments after the Washington Capitals raised Lord Stanley's cup, Oddsshark released odds for all 31 clubs to hoist the Cup in 2019. The Bruins are tied with mulitiple clubs, including the newly crowned champions, with 12/1 odds to win the Stanley Cup in 2019. At +1200, the Bruins hold the third-...
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Cameron Kerry
June 06, 2018 - 4:18 pm
A valuable goaltender, much like a pitcher or quarterback, can lead a team to victories and titles. However, depending on a goaltender too much can cause fatigue, which will lead to diminishing results over time. In order to optimize the better goaltender, the backup needs to be able to spell him...
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Cameron Kerry
June 01, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Urho Vaakanainen, who the Bruins selected with the 17th overall pick of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, remains unsigned. Don Sweeney wants to change that. Mark Divver of The Providence Journal reported Thursday that the Bruins hoped to ink the Finnish defenseman to an entry-level deal before the last...
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Sara Civian
May 31, 2018 - 10:35 pm
Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney offered a glimpse into the beginning of the club’s offseason plans at the NHL Combine Thursday. “(Paul) Postma, (Kenny) Agostino, and (Brian) Gionta will not be offered contracts,” he told reporters. The decisive comment wasn't surprising. Agostino and Postma are...
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Sara Civian
May 09, 2018 - 12:23 pm
Opinions on the matter aside, hockey is a sport notorious for athletes playing through injuries when the postseason rolls around. A list of them is usually revealed on “break-up day.” The Bruins' exit interviews Wednesday were like a twisted gender reveal party. In no particular order: •Brad...
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2018 - 12:04 pm
Brad Marchand is under siege for the crime of licking opponents on the ice. Columnists are ordering him to grow up and knock off the funny business. In response, Marchand has thrown some Twitter shade. The much-maligned Bruins forward, who posted 17 points in 12 playoff games, started his online...
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Sara Civian
May 06, 2018 - 6:11 pm
An argument could be made that Brad Marchand was justified in screaming “For what?!” He had received a questionable embellishment call to match Victor Hedman’s holding call, but it was just a distraction. It was also the last time you really saw Marchand for the rest of the game. All the bad...
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Sara Civian
May 05, 2018 - 1:48 pm
It's the end of an era loved by some, hated by many, and weird all around. Brad Marchand can't lick his opponents anymore, and this time the rumors are true. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told ESPN's Greg Wyshynski via email that league officials will be contacting the Bruins after Marchand...
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Ryan Hannable
May 05, 2018 - 11:37 am
The Lightning are not pleased with Brad Marchand. After licking Leo Komarov of Toronto in the first round of the playoffs, Marchand licked Ryan Callahan when the two were scuffling during Friday's Game 4 and Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper is not happy. "All I'm going to say is there is absolutely no...
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