1. How Boston Bruins Defenseman Dougie Hamilton Can Make 2014-15 a Career Year

    In a way, third-year Boston Bruins blueliner Dougie Hamilton has yet to play a complete NHL season. A lockout delayed and shortened his rookie campaign, and he missed 18 of 82 regular-season contests in 2013-14...

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  2. Boston Bruins Winger Brad Marchand Must Act Like a Veteran in 2014-15

    Multiple milestones await Brad Marchand this fall. He enters his fifth full season with the Boston Bruins eight goals and six assists away from breaking 100 in his career total under each heading...

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  3. Why Matt Lindblad Has the Most to Prove at the Boston Bruins' 2014 Rookie Camp

    The Boston Bruins will commence their 2014 rookie camp this Thursday, precisely three weeks after releasing their roster for the six-day event...

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  4. Why Matt Fraser Is the Boston Bruins' Front-Runner for 3rd-Line RW in 2014-15

    Three key S’s—shot, size and seasoning—are teaming up to grant Matt Fraser a radiant opportunity for full-time employment with the Boston Bruins ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 9 days ago 2,267 reads 0 comments

  5. What David Krejci's New Contract Could Mean for Other Boston Bruins Players

    A Thursday press release on the team’s website confirms that the Boston Bruins aim to keep David Krejci through at least 2021...

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  6. Top 3 Takeaways from the Boston Bruins' 1st Informal Practices of 2014

    Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask and a dozen other Boston Bruins players and prospects convened at Ristuccia Arena for informal skating sessions Tuesday...

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  7. Will Boston Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask Repeat as Vezina Trophy Winner in 2014-15?

    No NHL goaltender has won back-to-back Vezina Trophies since Martin Brodeur in 2007-08. If that string is to stop at seven years in 2014-15, it will be on Boston Bruins backstop Tuukka Rask ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 16 days ago 6,223 reads 17 comments

  8. Boston Bruins' 2014-15 Season Will Be Key to Sustaining Their Elite Status

    A quarter-century ago, the Boston Bruins were one of the last losing Stanley Cup finalists to return to that round within two seasons...

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  9. Boston Bruins' Decision to Extend Providence AHL Partnership a No-Brainer

    The Boston Bruins are more than just Boston’s NHL team. They are more than a Massachusetts team. Unlike most other U.S...

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  10. What Boston Bruins Should Expect from Prospect Craig Cunningham in 2014-15

    Craig Cunningham is merely 23 years old and on his second professional contract after his entry-level pact ran its course...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 21 days ago 1,563 reads 0 comments

  11. Expectations for Each 2nd-Year Member of the Boston Bruins in 2014-15

    Eight men donned the eight-spoked “B” for the majority of a season for the first time in their respective careers in 2013-14...

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  12. Top Storylines to Follow in Final Month of Boston Bruins' 2014 Offseason

    The NHL finalized its 2014 preseason game schedule Tuesday afternoon with extramural action set to commence on Sept. 21...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 28 days ago 2,956 reads 11 comments

  13. What Simon Gagne's Training Camp Invitation Means for the Boston Bruins

    Simon Gagne ’s best-case scenario with the Boston Bruins may be a rerun of Jay Pandolfo ’s winter of 2013...

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  14. Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for the Boston Bruins

    Boston Bruins prospect Anthony Camara received a profile promotion this past Tuesday courtesy of the NHLPA ...

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  15. Will a Move to 3rd Line Help Daniel Paille, Boston Bruins in 2014-15 Season?

    Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille is no stranger to top-nine duty when it entails a short-term emergency promotion...

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  16. Should the Boston Bruins Pursue Pending Free Agent Kevin Hayes?

    The Boston Bruins are short on depth among natural right wingers. By this coming weekend, they could have a potential locally born-and-bred option in Boston College graduate Kevin Hayes...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 5,816 reads 7 comments

  17. How Ray Bourque Still Resonates With Boston Bruins 35 Years After Being Drafted

    Saturday marked the 35th anniversary of Ray Bourque ’s admission into the Boston Bruins family. On August 9, 1979 , Boston traded up to obtain the eighth overall draft pick, which landed the team an eventual all-around marvel...

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  18. Ranking the 5 Most Surprising Seasons in Boston Bruins History

    The Boston Bruins are coming off three divisional first-place finishes in the last four seasons and four in the last six...

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  19. Does David Krejci Have a Future with the Boston Bruins Beyond 2014-15?

    Only a substantial sacrifice elsewhere on the roster would permit the Boston Bruins to retain David Krejci for another contract. If the parties in question pull that off, that still will not signal a career-long alliance...

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  20. Why Loui Eriksson Will Be the Boston Bruins' Biggest X-Factor in 2014-15

    Right wing Loui Eriksson no longer has Jarome Iginla to distract the Boston Bruins fanbase from his struggles. Rather, he is in a position to replace Iginla, now with the Colorado Avalanche , on Boston’s depth chart...

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  21. Boston Bruins Keeping Organizational Defensive Depth with Trotman, Warsofsky

    Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has admitted that he must relinquish one of his eight established NHL defensemen ...

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  22. What Are Justin Florek's Chances for a Regular Boston Bruins Roster Spot?

    As of Monday, CapGeek lists Justin Florek among the 12 forwards with a contract on the Boston Bruins NHL payroll. Taking the long-injured Marc Savard out of the equation and assuming the club re-ups Reilly Smith, that basic listing could stick...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 2,688 reads 11 comments

  23. What Hiring Assistant Coach Joe Sacco Means for Boston Bruins

    Has anybody noticed a pattern in the Boston Bruins ’ offseason front-office moves, which continued this past Thursday when they tabbed Joe Sacco as their new assistant coach ...

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  24. 5 Boston Bruins Prospects Most Likely to Make Their NHL Debuts in 2014-15

    From Kevan Miller on November 21 to Alexander Khokhlachev on April 13, the Boston Bruins dressed eight players for their first NHL regular-season game in 2013-14...

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  25. How Much Longer Should Zdeno Chara Serve as the Boston Bruins' Captain?

    Towering veteran Zdeno Chara still has plenty of tangible and intangible stock to offer the Boston Bruins . He just does not have quite as much as he once did and will not have that much at any time going forward...

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