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Erin Walsh
September 19, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Jake DeBrusk had a big game Wednesday against the Flames in China despite some unforeseen circumstances. “I don’t know what they call it here, but he had the runs,” Cassidy said to reporters via Amalie Benjamin when asked why DeBrusk needed to leave the game, but returned at the end. “Several...
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Erin Walsh
September 19, 2018 - 10:16 am
With the preseason in full swing and the regular season just 14 days away, the Bruins are trying to finalize their roster. Over the years, the B’s have notoriously been known as the team trying to include more youngsters into their lineup. With some roster spots open, the black and gold prospects...
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The Bruins should have won more than one Stanley Cup this decade.
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Erin Walsh
September 13, 2018 - 10:39 am
As many know, Zdeno Chara has taken the Instagram world by storm. It seems like everyday he posts something inspirational, whether it be about hockey or life in general. His most recent post is about working hard to achieve goals. Today I’ve been asked : How many training camps is this for you ?...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 11, 2018 - 11:01 am
It felt like only a matter of time until the Bruins made a move to clear up their logjam on defense, and now they have. On Tuesday morning, the team announced it has traded Adam McQuaid to the Rangers for defenseman Steven Kampfer, a fourth-round pick and a conditional seventh-round pick. McQuaid...
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Sara Civian
September 10, 2018 - 2:38 pm
The Bruins announced Monday that they’ve signed Lee Stempniak and Daniel Winnik to professional tryout agreements. Both veteran forwards will add to the competition for vacant wing and bottom-six spots . Stempniak, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound right-winger, has a 203-266--469 line through 909 NHL games...
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Erin Walsh
September 05, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Everyone in the hockey world knows that John Tavares was the most sought after free agent this summer. Tavares met with six teams and ultimately ended up signing a contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs to pursue his “childhood dream.” The Bruins were very much in on the Tavares sweepstakes, but one...
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Sara Civian
September 05, 2018 - 12:23 pm
The Bruins announced their rookie and training camp rosters Tuesday with a few inevitable unfamiliar faces. Let’s take a very quick look at five of those faces before they join the Bruins Thursday at Warrior Ice Arena. Mark Fayne Contract: PTO 6-foot-3, 209 lbs. right-shot defenseman Stats: 17-48--...
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The Bruins should have won more than one Stanley Cup this decade.
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Erin Walsh
September 04, 2018 - 1:46 pm
It was reported last week that Patrice Bergeron would not be traveling to China for the preseason due to his groin surgery rehab. Now, two key components of the Bruins blue line will not be traveling either. It was reported by NHL.com’s Amalie Benjamin that both Bruins captain Zdeno Chara, and...
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Erin Walsh
August 31, 2018 - 10:11 pm
Although Bruins star center Patrice Bergeron was at captains practice on Friday morning, it was reported by NHL.com’s Amalie Benjamin that Bergeron will not be traveling to China to participate in the teams preseason games against the Calgary Flames. --Patrice Bergeron hit the ice for captains'...
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Sara Civian
August 30, 2018 - 6:23 pm
Criticize his age or speed if you must, but really sit with this question first: When’s the last time you saw Zdeno Chara make a game-blowing mistake? Defensemen paired with the captain get some extra insurance. Take that risk, defend a little tighter, don’t hesitate -- the 6-foot-9 monster who...
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