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Bob is a Contributing Editor and Boston Bruins Correspondent for The Hockey Writers. He also works as managing editor at NHLMockDraft.org. He has also worked as an editor and lead columnist for Bruins Talk Radio.

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Recent Articles by Robert

NHL Draft 2013: Exploring Boston Bruins’ Mid- and Late-Round Options

NHL Draft 2013: Exploring Boston Bruins’ Mid- and Late-Round Options

In spite of the reports of Tyler Seguin’s supposed availability, the Boston Bruins enter the 2013 NHL Draft with no picks until the very end of the second round. Unless […]

by · June 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, NHL Entry Draft
The Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks are set to battle for the Stanley Cup. (Icon SMI)

For Bruins & Blackhawks, the Stanley Cup Final Offers Dynastic Implications

For the second time in three seasons, the Boston Bruins will have the opportunity to hoist high that greatest of trophies, Lord Stanley’s Cup. In their way stands their Original […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks
Boston Bruins 2013 Third Period Struggles: Luck or Lapses?

Boston Bruins 2013 Third Period Struggles: Luck or Lapses?

With the Boston Bruins leading by three entering the final frame of their Monday night Game-3 tilt versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, B’s fans felt they could breathe easy. However, […]

by · May 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
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On Boston’s Darkest Day, Support from around the Hockey World

  One day after hundreds in Boston were victimized by bombings along the final stretch of the Boston Marathon, the pain and sadness linger. Yet while Boston grieves, displays of […]

by · April 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Seguin will be a Star in 2013-14 (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Boston Bruins: (Don’t) Panic!

Attention Boston Bruins Fans… the time has come… to Panic! … Actually, the exact opposite. Grab your towels, folks: While talk radio and the blogosphere* consistently eschew reason for histrionics, […]

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
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Eight Big-Ticket Targets for the Boston Bruins at the Trade Deadline

Seven days to go. One week before the NHL’s trade deadline locks teams into their rosters, preventing movement and setting up the race to the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Seven […]

by · March 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
For Boston Bruins, Losing Brenden Morrow Sweepstakes a Blessing in Disguise

For Boston Bruins, Losing Brenden Morrow Sweepstakes a Blessing in Disguise

Sunday afternoon, hockey insiders reported that the Dallas Stars were close to moving their captain, forward Brenden Morrow to one of two teams: The Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins. […]

by · March 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Jordan Caron’s Return Sparks Optimism, Intrigue for Boston Bruins

Jordan Caron’s Return Sparks Optimism, Intrigue for Boston Bruins

    The Boston Bruins opening-season successes have come in spite of an absence of depth scoring – specifically on their once vaunted third line. In a single offseason, what […]

by · March 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins Sneak by Sens in OT; Another Close Victory Concerning?

Boston Bruins Sneak by Sens in OT; Another Close Victory Concerning?

The Boston Bruins snuck by with a win over Northeast Division rival Ottawa Senators in overtime Thursday night. Patrice Bergeron’s game-winning goal just barely rolled across the goal-line to give […]

by · March 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Seguin will be a Star in 2013-14 (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Breaking Down the Bad: Diagnosing the Boston Bruins’ Dismal Powerplay

The Boston Bruins powerplay stinks. Currently thirtieth of thirty NHL squads, the Bruins’ single-digit (9.3%) rate puts the B’s in rarefied air of PP ineptitude. No point beating around the […]

by · February 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Behind Seguin & Rask, Boston Bruins Squeeze by Habs into First in East

Behind Seguin & Rask, Boston Bruins Squeeze by Habs into First in East

The Boston Bruins continued their nearly-unblemished run to start the abbreviated 2013 campaign with a 2-1 comeback win over the rival Canadiens Wednesday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal. […]

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Big game for rookie Dougie Hamilton (Photo Credit: SlidingSideways/Flickr CC)

Dougie Hamilton’s Early Emergence Big News for Boston Bruins

The thousands on-hand watching the Boston Bruins’ comeback victory over the New York Islanders Friday began to chant a young defenseman’s name as time wound-down in the third. Four games […]

by · January 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins