Post Tagged with: "Marc Savard"

Dirty or Not: Evaluating Michael Halmo’s Hit on Nail Yakupov

Dirty or Not: Evaluating Michael Halmo’s Hit on Nail Yakupov

Jim Neveau, Senior NHL Columnist If there has been one consistent narrative over the past several NHL seasons, it has been the seeming epidemic of blows to the head that […]

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Hockey’s Five Mournful Moments of 2011

As 2011 comes to a close, it provides a time for hockey fans to reflect. In the first of a two-part series, The Hockey Writers’ Steve Kendall will examine the […]

by · December 27, 2011 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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Sidney Crosby’s Final Hurdle

Day after day, questions have focused on the physical aspects of Crosby’s recovery. He was cleared for contact over a month ago and seems to be doing well. So what’s the hold up? Maybe in our focus on the return of Sidney Crosby the hockey player, we’ve forgotten about Sidney Crosby the person.

by · November 17, 2011 · 1 comment · Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Bruins Back On Track After Stutter-Step To Start The Season

The Boston Bruins reached the pinnacle of hockey last season, winning the Stanley cup in a thrilling seven-game series against the Vancouver Canucks, so naturally they were expected to suffer […]

by · November 11, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
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Analyzing the Phil Kessel trade two years later

  The Toronto Maple Leafs trade to acquire Phil Kessel from the Boston Bruins in September of 2009 may be the most scrutinized trade of the past two years. Typically […]

Will New Concussion Detection Technology Improve Treatment and Prevention in the NHL?

Will New Concussion Detection Technology Improve Treatment and Prevention in the NHL?

X2IMPACT, a Seattle-based company focused on the prevention of Real Sports Brain Injury (rSBI), has partnered with Bite Tech, Inc. to develop mouth guards and headbands that measure the impact […]

by · October 19, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey

Marc Savard: Lost But Not Remembered

A report from the Boston Globe today had Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli suggesting that Marc Savard will not play this upcoming season and perhaps be forced to retire. In […]

by · August 31, 2011 · 4 comments · Boston Bruins, Injury Report
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Five Predictions for the 2011-2012 Boston Bruins

It has been a nice, enjoyable offseason for the Boston Bruins. Apparently, that’s what happens when a team with a manageable salary cap wins the Stanley Cup. Even though there have been some departures in Boston, the majority of the championship team remains intact. Still, repeating as Cup champions is one of the most difficult tasks in all of hockey. While it may be premature to say that the Bruins will repeat as Cup champions, there are plenty of predictions that could be made for the upcoming 2011-2012 season.

by · August 18, 2011 · 9 comments · Boston Bruins
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Marc Savard: Winning Isn’t Everything

This past Monday, a video appeared on featuring Marc Savard during his day in Peterborough with the Stanley Cup (“Long Road Back”, TSN).  He posed for pictures, signed autographs, […]

by · August 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Injury Report
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Is The End Near For Marc Savard?

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent Walking away from something you’ve committed your entire life to can’t be easy. There are few times when you can detect even a hint of […]

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Personae Non Gratae: Bruins’ Fans Affirm the Unforgivable

With Benoit Pouliot making his way from 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montreal to 100 Legends Way, and earning at least a modicum of disdain and negative sentiment from the B’s faithful […]

by · July 26, 2011 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins
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Can the Boston Bruins do it?

By Mike Miccoli, Boston Bruins correspondent

I feel like I’m drunk. I’m not, in fact, but it just feels that way. It’s felt that way for the past two months because simply put, the past two months do not seem like they ever happened. Still following?

Case and point: The Stanley Cup will be present at the TD Garden on Monday night. Should the Vancouver Canucks win Game 6 against the Boston Bruins, the red carpet will be rolled out along with Gary Bettman entering to a resounding round of boos to present hockey’s most holiest of grails to captain Henrik Sedin, insert more jeers here. Best case scenario for many: the Bruins bounce back and force a Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Vancouver on Wednesday night and still, that’s absolutely frightening.

by · June 12, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks