1. 3 Signs That 2013 Will Be Tuukka Rask's Breakout Season

    In the wake of Tim Thomas' well-publicized sabbatical from hockey, Tuukka Rask has accepted the lead role in the Boston Bruins ' crease and all of the pressure that comes with it...

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  2. Boston Bruins Post Shootout Victory Over New Jersey Devils

    The Boston Bruins came from behind to beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in a thrilling shootout contest. The last two Eastern Conference champions offered up a tilt worthy of their positions in the standings...

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  3. Positives and Negatives from the Start of the Boston Bruins' 2013 Season

    Following an encouraging 3-0-1 start to the lockout-shortened season, the Boston Bruins look set to take hold of the Northeast Division...

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  4. 5 Burning Questions the Boston Bruins Must Answer Early in the 2013 Season

    Having confidently claimed five of six available points to start the 2013 season, the Boston Bruins have established themselves among the early Stanley Cup favorites...

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  5. Predicting Stats for the Boston Bruins' Top 10 Players in 2013 Season

    With the 2013 NHL season finally underway, it's time to crunch some numbers and make stat projections for the Bruins ' top stars...

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  6. Boston Bruins: 5 Games You Can't Miss

    The National Hockey League released the Boston Bruins 48-game schedule on Saturday, with the puck set to drop on January 19. Featuring exclusively Eastern Conference offerings, the shortened-season promises an epic sprint to the playoffs...

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  7. Boston Bruins: Identifying 3 X-Factors for the Shortened Season

    In an abbreviated 48-game season, every single game is crucial. As a result, the Boston Bruins will need major contributions from every player on their roster in order to claim a third consecutive Northeast Division total...

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  8. Boston Bruins: A Look at Their Depth Chart Heading into the 2013 Season

    With the lockout finally resolved, the Boston Bruins will now focus their energies on the fast and furious shortened season...

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  9. Team USA Wins Gold at 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships

    Team USA outlasted defending champion Sweden to claim gold at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. Led by the heroic play of goaltender John Gibson, the United States claimed its third World Junior Championship...

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  10. Breaking Down Malcolm Subban's World Junior Performance

    Following Canada's disappointing semifinal loss to the United States at the World Junior Championships in Russia, Boston Bruins first-rounder Malcolm Subban has endured mountains of criticism...

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  11. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: USA & Sweden Reach Gold Medal Game

    Only two teams remain at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. The United States and defending champion Sweden shocked favorites Canada and Russia respectively to earn the two coveted spots in Saturday's gold medal game...

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  12. Boston Bruins: The 5 Most Memorable Moments from the Boston Garden

    The legendary Boston Garden was home to Bruins hockey for 67 years from 1928 to 1995. Garden spectators saw the Bruins win the Stanley Cup fives times during their residence in the classic venue...

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  13. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping the Quarterfinals in Russia

    Just four teams survive at the World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia following Wednesday's quarterfinals. Team USA and Team Russia earned their tickets to the final four. Here is a recap of Wednesday's knockout matchups ...

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  14. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping Day 6 in Russia

    The group stage has come and gone at the World Junior Championships in Russia, with the final preliminary games completed on Monday. Six teams will now advance to the knockout stages, while the less fortunate four will fight to avoid relegation...

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  15. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping Day 5 in Russia

    On the fifth day of the World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, monumental clashes have begun to clarify the knockout-round picture. Three of the six spots in the knockout bracket have now been reserved, with the other three to be filled tomorrow...

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  16. Team Canada Hangs on to Beat Team USA 2-1 at World Junior Championships

    In a critical Group B matchup, Team Canada survived a furious American comeback attempt to stay undefeated. The 2-1 victory sets Canada atop Group B with a perfect 3-0 record...

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  17. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping Day 4 in Russia

    After hitting the midway point in the group stage with an electrifying Friday, four of the tournament's 10 teams saw action on the tournament's fourth day...

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  18. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping Day 3 in Russia

    With six games on the docket Friday, the World Junior Championships are hitting their stride. With eight of the 10 teams taking the ice in Ufa, Russia today, fans enjoyed a four course meal of hockey excitement...

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  19. Tyler Seguin: Boston Bruins Star Ends Stint in Switzerland's National League A

    Boston Bruins star Tyler Seguin has played his final game for EHC Biel of the Swiss National League A, according to a tweet from The Fourth Period's David Pagnotta ...

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  20. Team Canada Averts Disaster in World Junior Win over Slovakia

    For the second time in three days, Slovakia threatened to topple a medal favorite, and for the second time Goliath got the last laugh. Despite trailing until late in the second period, Canada persevered to earn a 6-3 win...

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  21. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping Day 2 in Russia

    After a spectacular opening day, the World Junior Championships continued Thursday with two more games. While six of the tournament's 10 teams took the day off, Team USA and Team Switzerland began their medal quests...

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  22. Team USA Dominates Germany 8-0 in First Game at World Junior Championships

    Team USA began their hunt for gold at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships in spectacular fashion, dismantling Germany 8-0...

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  23. 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships: Recapping Day 1 in Russia

    An action-packed Boxing Day offered a full slate of excellent World Junior Championship games. For many fans in North America, it marks the arrival of elite-quality televised hockey ...

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  24. Team Canada Passes First World Junior Test, Beats Germany 9-3

    Team Canada exploded offensively in its World Junior Championship opener in Russia. The gold medal favorites clobbered Germany 9-3 at Ufa Arena to take the first three points available in Group B...

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  25. Malcolm Subban: Bruins Prospect Will Start in Net for Canada at World Juniors

    Malcolm Subban will get the nod in net for Team Canada in their World Junior Championship opener against Germany on December 26, according to TSN ...

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