1. Will Boston Bruins Offense Need to Bank on Fast-Maturing Youth in 2014-15?

    The Boston Bruins strike force of 2014-15 will likely need to emulate the team’s blue-line brigade of 2013-14. That is, multiple relatively new NHL players must assimilate or blossom or both in a hurry so as to make ripples come spring...

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  2. 3 Boston Bruins Takeaways from the 2014 NHL Draft Weekend

    The Boston Bruins added five prospects and a new director of player personnel over the 2014 NHL draft weekend. They also received and relayed league-wide news that could presage a few momentous moves in the coming months...

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  3. Tuukka Rask's Vezina Victory Should Hone His Appetite for More Hardware

    By securing the 2014 Vezina Trophy , Tuukka Rask has penned one checkmark in meeting the Boston Bruins ’ modern goaltending precedent...

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  4. Does Dougie Hamilton Represent a Turnaround Among Bruins 1st-Round Draft Picks?

    This Tuesday will mark three full years since defenseman Dougie Hamilton became a member of the Boston Bruins organization. The ninth overall draft choice from 2011 has spent roughly half of those three years in the NHL ...

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  5. Will The Salary Cap Force The Boston Bruins To Part With Johnny Boychuk?

    Could Johnny Boychuk join fellow Edmonton product and former Boston Bruins defensive colleague Andrew Ference on their hometown Oilers ? Maybe, but the ...

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  6. Ranking the Value of Every Boston Bruins Free Agent in 2014

    The Boston Bruins have declared through their website that they will not renew the contract of one 2014 free agent, Shawn Thornton. Per CapGeek.com , that leaves nine players on their NHL payroll with a contract due to expire on July 1...

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  7. Shawn Thornton's 7 Most Memorable Moments as a Boston Bruin

    The Boston Bruins announced in a Monday afternoon Twitter update that they will part ways with veteran plugger Shawn Thornton ...

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  8. Boston Bruins Must Find a Way to Shed Chris Kelly's Contract in 2014 Offseason

    The “ Boston Bruins center” label has lost its adhesive on Chris Kelly ’s identifier. Either the team or the position on the tag needs to change...

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  9. Dennis Seidenberg Can Emulate Fellow Bruin Patrice Bergeron on Road to Return

    Dennis Seidenberg has company among current Boston Bruins who have had injury-induced sabbaticals encompassing New Year’s and the subsequent Labor Day. Seidenberg last participated in an NHL game on Dec...

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  10. Promoting Niklas Svedberg Is the Boston Bruins' Best Bet for Backup Goaltending

    While the Boston Bruins ’ best backup goaltending choice for next season might seem less obvious now than earlier in the year, it continues to tip the scale...

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  11. Should the Boston Bruins Put Brad Marchand on the Trading Block?

    Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand penned 14 scoresheet entries during the 2014 NHL playoffs. The catch is that nine of those entries were in the penalty section and none went under the goal heading...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 3 months ago 5,399 reads 25 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 10 New England Ties to the 2014 Stanley Cup Final

    Three weeks after the Boston Bruins closed up shop , several sectors of the New England hockey fanbase can still take an active interest in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final. The series commences Wednesday evening at L...

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  13. Catching Up On the Boston Bruins' NHL Draft Class of 2013

    The Boston Bruins inked Linus Arnesson , their first of six picks in the 2013 NHL draft, to an entry-level contract over the weekend ...

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  14. NHL's Conference Finals Reaffirm The Boston Bruins' Need For More Speed

    If the Boston Bruins have done anything hockey-related these last two weeks, they have been watching the NHL ’s 2014 conference finals ...

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  15. Why Keeping Assistant GM Don Sweeney Is a Major Plus for the Boston Bruins

    The Boston Bruins front office dodged double departure when Don Sweeney fell short in the Washington Capitals general manager derby...

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  16. Are The Boston Bruins And Jarome Iginla Still A Good Fit For Each Other?

    The Boston Bruins have more than the salary cap to consider as they contemplate re-signing Jarome Iginla for 2014-15. Mike Cole of NESN .com was apt to reiterate that aspect this past Wednesday...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 3 months ago 7,272 reads 19 comments

  17. Bruins Prospect Alexander Khokhlachev Exudes Promise After 1st Pro Season

    Little more than a solid summer of training should separate Alexander Khokhlachev , a veteran of one game with the Boston Bruins , from regular NHL action...

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  18. Do the Boston Bruins Need to Make a Major Change on Defense Before 2014-15?

    March 5 came back to haunt the Boston Bruins on May 14, when their 2013-14 season came to an end. General manager Peter Chiarelli admitted as much two days after his club’s second-round playoff loss to the Montreal Canadiens ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 3 months ago 3,790 reads 12 comments

  19. Should the Boston Bruins Re-Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Shawn Thornton?

    Nothing but formalities separate the Boston Bruins from the expiration of Shawn Thornton ’s third contract with the franchise ...

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  20. Boston Bruins Prospects Look To Preserve Their AHL Playoff Run In Providence

    Will Monday night be forward Ryan Spooner’s final minor league game before he becomes a full-time Boston Bruin this coming autumn? Will the same hold true for goaltender ...

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  21. Final Report Card for the Boston Bruins' 2013-14 Season

    The Boston Bruins looked like overachievers in the defining, deciding stretch of their 2013-14 regular season...

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  22. Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins Game 7: Keys for Each Team

    The Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins have had a turn shutting each other out. They have pilfered one game from each other’s mansion. They have claimed one overtime decision apiece...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 4 months ago 5,411 reads 15 comments

  23. Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens Game 6: Keys for Each Team

    The Boston Bruins proved Saturday that they are capable of taking and keeping a lead in a game against the Montreal Canadiens ...

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  24. Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins Game 5: Keys for Each Team

    Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien has a 1-0 lifetime record in postseason Game 5s against the Boston Bruins ...

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  25. Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens Game 4: Keys for Each Team

    The Boston Bruins have yet to lose consecutive games in the 2014 NHL playoffs. The Montreal Canadiens have yet to lose at home in this tournament...

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