1. Ranking the Medal Contenders for the IIHF World Junior Championships

    The world's best U-20 hockey players have arrived in Ufa, Russia for the IIHF World Junior Championships. With the games set to begin on December 26, it's time to pick the medal favorites for this winter's competition...

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  2. The 5 Biggest Hitters in Boston Bruins History

    The Boston Bruins have always had a special affinity for good old-fashioned pugilism. For decades, some of the National Hockey League's most brutal bashers have called Beantown their home...

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  3. David Krejci: Boston Bruins Center Set to Return from Czech Republic

    Boston Bruins center David Krejci has ended a successful stint with the Czech Extraliga 's HC Pardubice , according to the team's website ...

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  4. Patrice Bergeron: Boston Bruins Center Set to Return from Switzerland

    Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron has ended his stay with Switzerland's HC Lugano and is set to return to North America after representing Canada at the Spengler Cup, according to a tweet from Szymon Szemberg...

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  5. WJC: Team USA Names Jake McCabe Captain and Cuts Two Players

    With three days remaining until the IIHF World Junior Championships begin in Ufa, Russia, Team USA has chosen defenseman Jake McCabe as their captain, according to a tweet from USA Today's Kevin Allen...

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  6. Team USA Delays Final Cuts After Loss to Finland in Final World Junior Warm-Up

    Team USA head coach Phil Housley was expected to cut one forward and two defenders today to finalize his roster for the IIHF World Junior Championships in Russia, which begin on Dec...

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  7. Bruins' Patrice Bergeron and Tyler Seguin to Represent Canada at Spengler Cup

    Boston Bruins stars Patrice Bergeron and Tyler Seguin have been selected to compete for Team Canada at the annual Spengler Cup held in Davos , Switzerland...

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  8. 26 Players to Watch at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Russia

    On December 26, the eyes of the hockey world will descend on Ufa, Russia for the IIHF World Junior Championships. The world's best players under the age of 20 will come together to seek gold for their countries...

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  9. Team USA Beats Sweden 3-2 in First World Junior Championship Warm-Up

    With six days remaining before the puck drops at the IIHF World Junior Championships, Team USA snatched an encouraging overtime victory from defending gold medalists Sweden...

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  10. Patrice Bergeron: Breaking Down the Boston Bruins Center's Play Overseas

    Since signing with Switzerland's HC Lugano in early October, Boston Bruins star Patrice Bergeron has found tremendous success. The defensive-minded center has exploded offensively in the National League A...

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  11. Hockey: Projecting Team USA's Lineup for the World Junior Championships

    With the long wait for the World Junior Championships nearly over, Team USA is deep in the midst of final preparations. With final cuts due to be announced on Dec. 22, we have a pretty good picture of what this American team could look like in Russia...

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  12. David Krejci: Breaking Down the Boston Bruins' Star's Play Overseas

    In early October, Boston Bruins center David Krejci returned to his native Czech Republic to endure the NHL lockout. In the two-and-a-half months since, he has been in vintage form for the Extraliga's HC Pardubice...

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  13. Team USA: IIHF World Junior Championships Preview

    Team USA opened camp on Sunday in preparation for the IIHF World Junior Championships, which commence on Dec. 26 in Ufa, Russia...

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  14. 3 Boston Bruins Prospects Named to Team Canada for World Junior Championships

    Team Canada has announced its final roster for the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, including three of the Boston Bruins ' top prospects...

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  15. 6 Boston Bruins Prospects Who Can Make an Impact in the NHL Right Away

    Considering that GM Peter Chiarelli has managed to hold on to much of his youthful Cup winning core from 2011, the Boston Bruins may not need much help from their prospects this season...

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  16. Handing out NHL Awards to Locked out Stars

    Just because the NHL Lockout continues to drag on doesn't mean hockey isn't being played at an elite level this winter. Dozens of NHL stars have flocked to Europe's elite leagues, and they have certainly brought their world-class talent with them...

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  17. Boston Bruins Prospect Spotlight: Seth Griffith Continues Tearing Up the OHL

    Boston Bruins prospect Seth Griffith is an early candidate to become the sleeper gem of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft...

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  18. Tyler Seguin: Breaking Down the Young Bruins Superstar's Play Overseas

    Twenty-year-old Tyler Seguin has been the breakout star of the NHL Lockout . On the verge of superstardom , the two-year NHL vet currently leads the Swiss National League A in goals...

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  19. Chris Kelly: Boston Bruins Forward Returns from Switzerland

    Boston Bruins alternate captain Chris Kelly has ended his brief stint in Swtizerland's National League B and returned to North America. Kelly played eight games for HC Red Ice in the Swiss second division...

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  20. Boston Bruins: Why Jordan Caron Will Become an Impact Player in Boston

    Time is running out for Jordan Caron , who was drafted 25th overall by the Bruins in the first round of the 2009 NHL Draft, to solidify his place in Boston's major league lineup...

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  21. World Junior Championships Preview: Which Boston Bruins Prospects Will Compete?

    With the IIHF World Junior Championships beginning on December 26th, the competing nations have started to announce their preliminary rosters...

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  22. Daniel Paille: Boston Bruins Winger Heads to Finland

    According to the Boston Globe's Fluto Shinzawa , Boston Bruins winger Daniel Paille has signed with Ilves Tampere of the SM-liiga...

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  23. Ranking the Best Boston Bruins Performances Overseas During NHL Lockout

    With the 2012 NHL lockout dragging on into December, a number of Boston Bruins players continue to ply their trade in Europe. Eleven Bruins in all have crossed the Atlantic in search of ice, and many have found incredible success...

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  24. Matt Grzelcyk: Boston Bruins Prospect Leads BU Terriers Past No. 1 BC Eagles

    Boston Bruins prospect Matt Grzelcyk played a superb game to lead his No. 9 Boston University Terriers to a 4-2 upset victory over their top-ranked arch rivals, the Boston College Eagles...

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  25. Boston Bruins: Assembling the Franchise's Best All-Time Roster

    Founded in 1924, the Boston Bruins have amassed a rich history full of colorful characters and breathtaking athletes. 47 Hall-of-Famers have worn a Bruins sweater, and the franchise has hoisted the Stanley Cup six times...

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