1. 5 Lineup Changes the Boston Bruins Should Consider for the New Year

    With five games remaining in the current calendar year, the Boston Bruins are virtually set in a state where reformation comes recommended for 2015. They entered Sunday night’s tilt with Buffalo in a 2-5-2 slump so far in December...

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  2. Stock Watch for Top 6 Forwards for the Boston Bruins

    The trade talk surrounding the Boston Bruins has all but accelerated from a flurry to a blizzard. Virtually all of it consists of rumored or proposed deals to reel in a top-six forward...

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  3. Holiday Wish List for the Boston Bruins in 2014-15

    The Boston Bruins have just capped off their worst 30-game start to a season in Claude Julien’s eight-year reign as head coach. They entered their current road trip through Nashville , Minnesota and Winnipeg at 15-13-2 on the year...

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  4. Is Letting David Pastrnak Play at the World Juniors a Good Move by the Bruins?

    The Boston Bruins announced on their website Friday afternoon that David Pastrnak will play in the 2015 World Junior Championships...

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  5. Why Dougie Hamilton Is the Real Boston Bruin to Watch Against Chicago Blackhawks

    Expected to start his 2014-15 season over Thursday night, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara is bound to draw excessive scrutiny in his team’s tilt with the Chicago Blackhawks ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 11 days ago 471 reads 1 comments

  6. Is the Worst of 2014-15 Behind Boston Bruins Winger Reilly Smith?

    Participants and pundits agree: Reilly Smith’s recent set of back-to-back two-point efforts was the delayed product of a long-suffering turnaround...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 13 days ago 1,810 reads 0 comments

  7. Will Tuukka Rask Continue Upward Trend After Boston Bruins' Long Layoff?

    At the virtual one-third mark of the Boston Bruins season, goaltender Tuukka Rask has composed an altogether subpar transcript. But if the sequence of his last two outings are any indication, he should have a sturdier four-month stretch ahead...

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  8. What Bruins Center Carl Soderberg's Struggles Could Mean for His Next Contract

    Do not be fooled by Boston Bruins center Carl Soderberg ’s performance on the stat sheet through 27 games this season...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 16 days ago 1,725 reads 2 comments

  9. Assertive Attack Is Boston Bruins' Main Missing Ingredient in Recent Slump

    The Boston Bruins have gone through eight consecutive games without a single power-play goal. The zero in the conversion column, however, is the least of the alarming special teams statistics in that span...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 19 days ago 381 reads 0 comments

  10. Boston Bruins Make Wise Decision Holding Chara, Krejci Out of Western Road Trip

    The Boston Bruins are not going to have Zdeno Chara and David Krejci as they know them available in the near future...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 21 days ago 2,505 reads 0 comments

  11. What Should The Boston Bruins Do With Their Reinforcements When Regulars Return?

    Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli broke a bold projection to the club’s radio broadcast team Monday night. As both Joe Haggerty of csnne .com and Mike Cole of nesn ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 26 days ago 3,384 reads 5 comments

  12. Claude Julien, Boston Bruins Good Enough for Regulation Tie Against Penguins

    Four more minutes, 28 more seconds, and maybe the top talking point after Monday night’s action would have been Claude Julien ’s early Jack Adams candidacy...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 27 days ago 547 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Bruins' 2-0 Loss to Montreal Does Not Qualify as a Moral Victory

    The Boston Bruins will have one more chance to ensure residual vinegar does not taint their Thanksgiving respite this week. That will come Monday night in the form of a visit from the Metropolitan Division-leading Pittsburgh Penguins ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 29 days ago 938 reads 6 comments

  14. Why RW Loui Eriksson Is a Keeper for the Boston Bruins in 2014-15

    Considering his recent production, among other factors, it is a curious time for anybody to propose trading Loui Eriksson . Yet that is exactly what one Boston Bruins beat reporter and pundit has done within the last week...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 952 reads 2 comments

  15. How the Boston Bruins' Defense Should Counter the Sizzling St. Louis Blues

    The Boston Bruins passed Saturday’s quiz against the Carolina Hurricanes . Now the St. Louis Blues shall administer a test Tuesday night, comprising the weightiest questions with their offense against Boston’s new-look defense...

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  16. Patrice Bergeron the Boston Bruins' Glue Amidst Key Absences

    Patrice Bergeron represented the resilience of the Boston Bruins for what seemed like the umpteenth time this young season Saturday afternoon...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 1,101 reads 1 comments

  17. How Should the Boston Bruins Distribute the Goaltending Workload Going Forward?

    When New Englanders began their work week, Tuukka Rask was the Boston Bruins ’ masked man of momentum. Entering the weekend, the team has not a morsel of momentum on its side...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 737 reads 2 comments

  18. Is Toronto or Montreal This Week's Bigger Boston Bruins Matchup?

    For once, it makes sense for the NBC Sports Network to feature the Boston Bruins and somebody other than the Montreal Canadiens on its “ Wednesday Night Rivalry ” card...

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  19. David Krejci's Return to Full Form Crucial to Boston Bruins' Long-Term Success

    The Boston Bruins schedule promises to grow more formidable in the coming weeks. So, too, must their top center, David Krejci ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 947 reads 1 comments

  20. Will Bruins Defenseman Dougie Hamilton Keep Up His All-Around Hot Streak?

    Dougie Hamilton has escalating challenges ahead of him as the Boston Bruins stride into the thick of November. Or, to put it a little more bluntly, he has some learning experiences on tap...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 1,287 reads 1 comments

  21. Brad Marchand's Hot Streak a Big Reason for the Boston Bruins' Recent Turnaround

    The Boston Bruins are on their first three-game point-earning streak of the 2014-15 season. Their second-line winger and fifth-year NHL veteran, Brad Marchand , can say the same...

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  22. Impressive Prospect Depth Allows the Boston Bruins to Not Rush David Pastrnak

    Boston Bruins fans doubtlessly want the flashy David Pastrnak on convenient display at the TD Garden and on regional television...

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  23. Seth Griffith Fitting in on the First Line with the Boston Bruins

    His two goals and three points in the Boston Bruins ’ 4-3 Tuesday night loss to Minnesota are not Seth Griffith’s most startling stats. His five points over four consecutive NHL outings cannot claim that distinction either...

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  24. Boston Bruins' Depleted Defense Returns to Reality in Loss to Minnesota Wild

    The official scoresheet and play-by-play transcript pointed to a perfect balance of blame among the Boston Bruins ’ blue-line brigade Tuesday night...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 1,120 reads 1 comments

  25. What the Boston Bruins' Defensive Pairings Will Look Like Without Zdeno Chara

    For a multitude of reasons, the Boston Bruins ’ defensive outlook will not match that of Saturday’s contest for the duration of Zdeno Chara’s protracted absence...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 month ago 2,198 reads 0 comments