1. 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 4 months ago 3,862 reads 12 comments

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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 5,424 reads 15 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens Game 3: Keys for Each Team

    The Boston Bruins have led the Montreal Canadiens for a cumulative 11 minutes and 39 seconds through two games in the NHL’s Atlantic Division Final. Conversely, the Habs have led on three occasions for an aggregate 56:54...

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  10. Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins Game 2: Keys for Each Team

    Fairly or unfairly, the Game 1 star and goat were easy to select after the Montreal Canadiens topped the Boston Bruins in overtime Thursday night. You can see the official NHL ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 3,604 reads 6 comments

  11. Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins Game 1: Keys for Each Team

    The NHL confirmed Tuesday night that the Montreal Canadiens will venture to the TD Garden this Thursday to commence the Atlantic Division final against the Boston Bruins ...

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  12. Why Boston Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask Is Not a Shoo-In for the 2014 Vezina Trophy

    It would not be a travesty if Tuukka Rask falls short of the 2014 Vezina Trophy any more than if he wins it...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 1,957 reads 1 comments

  13. Boston Bruins' Biggest Takeaways from 1st Round of 2014 NHL Playoffs

    The Boston Bruins completed their quickest first-round playoff series since 2009 , dislodging the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5 Saturday ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 1,740 reads 1 comments

  14. Jarome Iginla Starts Clicking at the Perfect Time for the Boston Bruins

    Milan Lucic made the definitive statement about Boston Bruins linemate Jarome Iginla ’s saga two days before the 2014 playoff opener...

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  15. Jordan Caron's Game 3 Goal Encouraging for Boston Bruins, Even If Not for Caron

    Jordan Caron must have made a few Boston Bruins buffs spit their soda Tuesday night. The fourth-year professional and perennial underachiever buried his first NHL playoff goal in Game 3 of a first-round bout with Detroit...

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  16. Depth, Physicality Make Up The Boston Bruins' Winning Formula Against Detroit

    Carl Soderberg was the unsung difference-maker in the Boston Bruins ’ 4-1 victory in Game 2 of their series with the Detroit Red Wings ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 1,164 reads 2 comments

  17. Boston Bruins Must Handle 'Favorites' Label Responsibly in 1st Playoff Round

    Where will the Boston Bruins be two weeks from Wednesday? That question ought to resonate with New England puckheads entering the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  18. Ranking the Boston Bruins' Top 10 Moments in the 2013-14 Regular Season

    Several key personnel changes and a shift in the NHL landscape preceded the Boston Bruins ’ 2013-14 season. Those transaction winds precipitated a round of returns to players’ previous domains...

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  19. Will the Boston Bruins Fall to a Presidents' Trophy Hex in the Playoffs?

    The Boston Bruins have succeeded the Chicago Blackhawks as the NHL ’s Presidents’ Trophy holders . If that sentence appears paradoxically improbable and underwhelming, it should...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 1,603 reads 4 comments

  20. Can Bruins RWs Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith Build On Their Recent Turnarounds?

    The common threads between Boston Bruins wingers Loui Eriksson and Reilly Smith are snowballing, even as spring asserts itself in New England...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 1,605 reads 4 comments

  21. Is Defenseman Andrej Meszaros a Cause for Concern for the Boston Bruins?

    Andrej Meszaros has been a Boston Bruin for four weeks, having arrived in a March 5 trade and debuted four nights later . In the last two of those weeks, while playing a string of pseudo-playoff games, he has been the wrong kind of goal-a-gamer.

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  22. David Krejci, Milan Lucic Finding Playoff Form at Right Time for Boston Bruins

    David Krejci and Milan Lucic , the Boston Bruins ’ inseparable first-line associates , answered the last call to simulate a playoff bout before the 2014 postseason begins...

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  23. Zane Gothberg Presents More Goaltending Depth in the Boston Bruins' Pipeline

    Boston Bruins goaltending prospect Zane Gothberg is heading to the Frozen Four after fastening a small, yet dense sample of big-game aptitude to his transcript...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 6 months ago 2,698 reads 0 comments

  24. Patrice Bergeron Bringing Consistent Clutch Play to the Boston Bruins

    Patrice Bergeron granted the Boston Bruins two go-ahead goals in two scenarios Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. One came amidst full-fledged hockey action, the other in decisive one-on-ones after overtime...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 6 months ago 1,269 reads 1 comments

  25. How The Boston Bruins Should Approach The Last 2 Weeks Of The Regular Season

    The Boston Bruins have sealed first place in the NHL ’s Atlantic Division. With seven games remaining for each team, they hold a nine-point lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins for first in the Eastern Conference...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 6 months ago 2,503 reads 4 comments