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A chef turned sports writer, Dan Rowinski covered the Bruins for the New England Hockey Journal before joining WEEI.com. He also has published investigative work in the Boston Globe. With degrees in English from Virginia Commonwealth University and journalism from Boston University, he is remarkably well versed in various forms of inane trivia.

 
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Dan Rowinski
05/18/2010 - 8:59pm
When Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli speaks, it helps to have the ability to read between the lines. Like any GM, Chiarelli isn’t going to come right out and say what he is going to do. But, there are clues, whether it is the inflection in his voice, what he emphasizes or repeats through a press conference or the subtle hints he lays along the way.
Dan Rowinski
05/17/2010 - 9:25pm
Now come the questions. Does Peter Chiarelli fire Claude Julien on Tuesday? Do Jeremy and Charlie Jacobs decide to axe Chiarelli before the draft? What do you do about Tim Thomas?
Dan Rowinski
05/16/2010 - 10:12pm
After a weekend to let the biggest playoff collapse in Bruins history sink in, we’re ready to take a look at the Bruins’ season in review, a year that started with high hopes of a potential dominant Stanley Cup contender.
Dan Rowinski
05/15/2010 - 2:06am
That is a fitting end to one of the most frustrating seasons in the history of the Boston Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
05/14/2010 - 7:10am
How the heck did we get here? TD Garden. Friday night. Grudge match. Throwdown. Brawl for all the marbles. Insert extra superlatives here because … It is Game 7.
Dan Rowinski
05/13/2010 - 12:38am
Michael J. Fox, eat your heart out.
Dan Rowinski
05/11/2010 - 10:30pm
Recent historical perspective tells us the Bruins can bounce back from their absolute clunker in Game 5 against the Flyers on Monday.
Dan Rowinski
05/11/2010 - 12:14am
The playoffs are all about buzzwords and catch phrases: pressure, backs against the wall, desperation. They fall to the ground like candy from a piñata. They are pertinent, sure, but when things are going bad, they are the crutch a player holds onto in trying to explain what happened to this once-golden opportunity.
Dan Rowinski
05/09/2010 - 8:40pm
Four games into his return from a Grade 2 concussion, there is still an all points’ bulletin out for the real Marc Savard that the Hub hockey denizens know and love.
Dan Rowinski
05/09/2010 - 11:11am
It's time for a violent, fiery end to the Flyers' season.
Dan Rowinski
05/08/2010 - 6:38am
PHILADELPHIA -- The Bruins just looked into the mirror.  
Dan Rowinski
05/06/2010 - 9:08pm
What do the Bruins need to need to do to close out the Flyers in Game 4 at the Wachovia Center on Friday? Exactly what they have been doing.
Dan Rowinski
05/06/2010 - 12:45am
PHILADELPHIA — When it became a near certainty the Flyers were going to lose Game 3 on Wednesday night, a Philadelphia fan sitting in the stands at the Wachovia Center tied up his orange playoff towel and did what his team had basically done. He threw it in.
Dan Rowinski
05/04/2010 - 10:13pm
On to Philadelphia. The Bruins lead the best-of-seven series against the Flyers, 2-0. Boston has never trailed, and have scored the first goal in both games at the TD Garden. They have played hard, they have played physical and have been provided an emotional lift with the return of center Marc Savard.
Dan Rowinski
05/04/2010 - 12:31am
When it comes to Milan Lucic, Monday night was the sort of evening Boston hockey fans have dreamed about since the big forward made his initial playoff mark against the Canadiens two years ago.
Dan Rowinski
05/02/2010 - 9:19pm
So far, so good.
Dan Rowinski
05/01/2010 - 7:42pm
It is the afternoon on the first of May. The sun is shining, Boston is buzzing with spring and men are waking up on Saturday afternoon to mow their lawns for the first time of the year. So, do you know where you hockey team is?
Dan Rowinski
04/29/2010 - 11:01am
The Bruins will open up the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday against the Flyers in a matchup of the conference’s sixth and seventh seeds.
Dan Rowinski
04/27/2010 - 12:31am
When did the Bruins turn the corner and become a top-tier NHL team? Because, like it or not, they are one of only eight teams left in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Dan Rowinski
04/24/2010 - 12:00am
Raise your hand if you did not see this coming?
Dan Rowinski
04/23/2010 - 6:59am
Where does Tuukka Rask’s big time dive save in Game 4 against the Sabres on Wednesday rank among the pantheon of great plays in Boston playoff history?
Dan Rowinski
04/22/2010 - 6:51am
Playoff hockey is among of the greatest events in all of sports. What's better? Overtime playoff hockey.
Dan Rowinski
04/22/2010 - 12:28am
When Bruins rookie defenseman Johnny Boychuk is on the ice, he just wants to go hit something.
Dan Rowinski
04/20/2010 - 12:04am
Monday night, there were nothing but superlatives coming out of TD Garden.
Dan Rowinski
04/17/2010 - 6:36pm
With perhaps the best goaltender in the world opposing the Bruins, it seemed as if there was no way Boston would be able to overcome a 2-0 series deficit in a best-of-seven series against the Sabres.


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