1. Slovenia Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Full 25-Man Roster, Projected Lines, Pairings

    The 25 names that will constitute the first-ever Slovenian Olympic hockey team hit the press on Monday , as reported by Nick Zaccardi of NBC Sports...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 12 months ago 21,396 reads 0 comments

  2. Czech Republic Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Full Roster, Projected Lines, Pairings

    The Czech Republic ’s 2014 Olympic men’s hockey roster , which the program released on Monday , features 17 current NHL players and eight overseas pucksters ...

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  3. Will Boston Bruins LW Daniel Paille Avoid More Scoring Slumps in 2013-14?

    Boston Bruins winger Daniel Paille is thawing out of yet another cold spell. In this instance, he is doing so just in time for the approaching reunion of his fabled fourth line ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 12 months ago 1,049 reads 4 comments

  4. Report Card for Boston Bruins Halfway Through 2013-14 Season

    The Boston Bruins will round out the first half of their 2013-14 regular season with Thursday night’s home bout against the Nashville Predators...

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  5. The Biggest Boston Bruins Storylines to Follow in 2014

    As the 2013 Stanley Cup runners-up, the Boston Bruins are on deck to try to break an NHL trend in 2014...

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  6. What Dennis Seidenberg's Season-Ending Injury Means for the Boston Bruins

    Dennis Seidenberg was going to be the glue of the Boston Bruins ' blue-line brigade in the 2013-14 campaign. Now that glue has abruptly run out with the regular season still not quite half over...

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  7. What Is on the Line in the Bruins' Home-and-Home Series with the Senators?

    The Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators each hope that their pre -holiday statements do not grow stale over the NHL ’s Christmas respite of 90-odd hours...

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  8. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Boston Bruins Moments in 2013

    The 90th calendar year of the Boston Bruins fits the full definition of “memorable” as soundly as its primal competitors...

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  9. Does Chad Johnson Have a Future with the Boston Bruins Beyond 2013-14?

    Boston Bruins backup goaltender Chad Johnson , who arrived over the summer on a one-year pact , has needed less than a month to double his sample size from the previous seven-and-a-half weeks...

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  10. How Much Are the Boston Bruins Missing Their Many Injured Skaters?

    While bustling through the past week-plus without six of their regulars , the Boston Bruins have been alternately good, lucky and, in one glaring instance, neither. After an eventful 3-2 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,889 reads 5 comments

  11. Is Bruins Prospect Ryan Spooner Ready for a Permanent Move to the NHL?

    Of the 10 meaningful NHL games Ryan Spooner has played so far in his career, his latest, namely Saturday’s visit to Vancouver, was his busiest...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,604 reads 6 comments

  12. What to Make of the Boston Bruins Underwhelming Win Streak

    Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien’s postgame assessments underwent fascinating changes as his team’s weeklong westward excursion progressed...

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  13. Shawn Thornton Got Exactly What He Deserved with 15-Game Suspension

    In a failure to curb his pugilistic impulses, Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton effectively decided that one penalty and an opposing goal during that penalty was not punishment ...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 2,602 reads 38 comments

  14. Will Recent Injuries Lead to a Slump for Boston Bruins?

    Besides the outcome of Shawn Thornton's impending disciplinary hearing , the Boston Bruins ’ big question for this calendar week is whether they will make a friend or enemy with their arrangement...

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  15. The Top Storylines for the Boston Bruins' Western Canada Road Trip

    Rarely is a road trip as rich with sidebars as the Boston Bruins ’ all-encompassing swing through western Canada will be this week ...

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  16. Is the Boston Bruins-Montreal Canadiens Rivalry as Compelling as It Used to Be?

    Paradoxically enough, the 243-day gap between meetings was enough to lessen the luster of the Boston Bruins - Montreal Canadiens rivalry, only to subsequently buy time to restore the matchup’s magnetism...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 year ago 3,036 reads 7 comments

  17. When Will Red-Hot Tuukka Rask Come Back Down to Earth?

    While he continues to collect wins and his Boston Bruins continue to collect points, goaltender Tuukka Rask is letting a less-than-otherworldly output creep into his 2013-14 game log...

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  18. Will Bruins Forward Brad Marchand's Recent Revival Continue?

    Those who had a suitable view of Friday’s action, either in person or via television, caught a glimpse of Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand recognizing and seizing momentum...

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  19. Bruins 3, Rangers 2: Top 5 Performers in the 2013 NHL Thanksgiving Showdown

    In the NHL’s first NBC telecast of 2013-14 —and the second installment of the fledgling Thanksgiving showdown custom — the Boston Bruins wrested away the better half of this season’s wishbone from the New York Rangers...

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  20. Are the Boston Bruins Too Reliant on Defensemen for Power-Play Production?

    On the one hand, Boston Bruins rookie defenseman and power-play point patroller Torey Krug entered Monday night’s action without having slugged home a single man-advantage conversion since Oct...

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  21. How Offensive Depth Has Led to Recent Success for the Boston Bruins

    It is just too bad for Boston Bruins forward Carl Soderberg that the tertiary assist is not a formal hockey statistic...

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  22. Report Card for the Boston Bruins at the Quarter Mark of the 2013-14 Season

    The Boston Bruins all but technically completed the first quarter of their regular season when they reached the midway point of Tuesday night’s tilt with the New York Rangers ...

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  23. Preview, Prediction for Boston Bruins Season Series Opener with the Rangers

    The Boston Bruins and New York Rangers will give regional, national and continental television audiences a preview of their “ Thanksgiving Showdown ” 10 days in advance at Madison Square Garden...

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  24. Boston Bruins' Keys to Surviving a Grueling Schedule the Rest of November

    For the first time in their 2013-14 itinerary , the Boston Bruins will cram four games into a span of six nights this week. The second time they tackle much rigor will be none other than next week, beginning Monday, Nov...

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  25. Why Dennis Seidenberg Is the Unsung Hero of Boston Bruins' Defense in 2013-14

    While Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg makes sparse appearances on the highlight reel, he had one testament to his essence frozen in photographic fashion this week...

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