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The Woes and Pros of the Bruins Power Play

Anyone with the basic math skills of a third grader can tell you that a team has a distinct advantage when it has more players out on the playing surface […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
After serving as an assistant general manager for six seasons, Don Sweeney will get his chance to guide the Bruins back to Stanley Cup contenders. (Photo: Bill Sikes/Associated Press)

Offseason Priorities For Bruins’ GM Don Sweeney

Don Sweeney has seen it all as a member of the Boston Bruins. The 48-year-old was drafted by the club that he played 1,052 games for between 1988 and 2003. […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
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Making Sense of the New Bruins GM

When Charlie Jacobs and Cam Neely hired Don Sweeney as the new Boston Bruins GM, old became new again. Or, new became old again. Either cliche works here. There’s this vision […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
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The Rise And Fall Of Andrew Raycroft

Twelve years ago, Boston Bruins goaltender Andrew Raycroft took the National Hockey League by storm. Boston’s fifth-round pick in 1998 had spent the previous three seasons bouncing back and forth on Interstate […]

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UND’s McIntyre Is Leaving Impressive Legacy Behind

Imagine if the University of North Dakota didn’t have junior All-American goalie Zane McIntyre this past season. There’s a very good chance they wouldn’t be one of the top-ranked teams […]

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Bruins’ Eriksson Continues Solid Season at World Championships

Loui Eriksson’s second year in Boston was one of redemption and a return to form. The 29-year-old suffered two concussions in a nightmare 2013-14 campaign, limiting him to a career-low 10 […]

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Evaluating The Boston Bruins Backup Goalie Candidates

Add a backup goalie to the list of offseason needs for the Boston Bruins. Confirmed w/Niklas Svedberg's agent Allain Roy he signed 1-yr deal w/Salavat in KHL: "Ultimate goal is […]

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How Much Did The Boston Bruins Miss Johnny Boychuk?

When the Boston Bruins traded away Johnny Boychuk back in October, it felt like a slap in the face. The 31-year-old defenseman was shipped to the New York Islanders for […]

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Why the Bruins Need to Re-Sign Dougie Hamilton

Tiptoeing the line of cap overage, the Bruins were plagued by their inability to invest money into potential free agents, thus lacking the personnel to compete with the best teams […]

by · May 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
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How Much Did The Boston Bruins Miss Shawn Thornton?

The Boston Bruins could have used an enforcer on their hockey club this season. Last summer, Shawn Thornton took his talents to Sunrise after signing a two-year contract worth $2.4 […]

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50 Years Ago in Hockey – 64-65 Post-Mortem: Boston Bruins

Now that the 1964-65 Stanley Cup has been awarded, the all-star teams named and individual trophies about to be bestowed, it’s time to properly lay the season to rest with […]

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The Free Agent Debate On Boston Bruins’ Carl Soderberg

Boston Bruins center Carl Soderberg is in line for a summer payday. The 29-year-old is a pending unrestricted free agent on July 1st. His stock received a boost on Wednesday thanks to […]