1. 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 4 months ago 6,467 reads 17 comments

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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...

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  5. 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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  6. 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...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 9,001 reads 14 comments

  14. 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...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 4,383 reads 7 comments

  15. 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 ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 2,049 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 3,066 reads 11 comments

  17. 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 ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 3,622 reads 4 comments

  18. 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...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 4,526 reads 3 comments

  19. 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...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 4,738 reads 23 comments

  20. Ranking the Top 5 Boston Bruins Stories Halfway Through the 2014 Offseason

    A future Hall of Famer, an endeared enforcer and an underpublicized instructor and builder have all bolted the Boston Bruins . On the flip side, a promising person and place with presumptive roles in the franchise’s future have surfaced...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 5 months ago 3,504 reads 1 comments

  21. What Defenseman Matt Bartkowski's New 1-Year Deal Means for the Boston Bruins

    The drawback for the Boston Bruins is that Matt Bartkowski has nudged them down to six figures in cap space. Per CapGeek , the one-year renewal he signed on Monday carries a $1...

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  22. 3 Takeaways from Boston Bruins 2014 Development Camp

    With Sunday’s conclusion to their 2014 prospect development camp , the Boston Bruins have polished off the first on-ice appetizer for 2014-15. Monday marks 66 days until the Sept...

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  23. Boston Bruins Will Face Tougher Competition From Atlantic Division In 2014-15

    Can the Boston Bruins retain their stature at the summit of the NHL ’s Atlantic Division in 2014-15? Sure...

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  24. Bruins' Upcoming New Practice Site a Delayed Gain in Boston's Hockey Renaissance

    Finally, the Boston Bruins are on the cusp of making their facilities reflect the “practice like you play” adage...

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  25. 5 Dates for Boston Bruins Fans to Mark After Week 1 of NHL Free Agency

    A dearth of quantity and quality in acquisitions does not automatically equal a modicum of influence on the Boston Bruins in the NHL ’s 2014 free-agency spree ...

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