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About Dan Rowinski

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
04/16/2010 - 12:03am
Ultimately, Game 1 between the Bruins and Sabres stuck to the script.
Dan Rowinski
04/12/2010 - 11:14pm
On the cusp of the playoffs, it’s prudent to take a step back and assess how well the Bruins performed in various areas so as to understand what they might do going forward.
Dan Rowinski
04/11/2010 - 4:58pm
This one was more for pride than anything else.
Dan Rowinski
04/10/2010 - 6:31pm
The Bruins can now enjoy the fruits of their labor because they finally know that they are going to be playing hockey well into spring.
Dan Rowinski
04/08/2010 - 11:32pm
There are probably not very many players who can put a stressful playoff race burdened by the inability to score and multiple injuries to key players as “fun.”
Dan Rowinski
04/03/2010 - 11:14pm
What’s the Slovakian word for “clutch?”
Dan Rowinski
04/02/2010 - 8:41am
How does this happen, exactly?
Dan Rowinski
03/30/2010 - 12:50am
Crunch time has come to the Hub.   The pressure is mounting on the Bruins. Individual pride, grudges and stats all become relatively meaningless at a time of year when points are the only currency that counts.  
Dan Rowinski
03/27/2010 - 6:42pm
Finally, the Bruins have reason to feel positive about their season.  
Dan Rowinski
03/26/2010 - 7:11am
Everything was backward Thursday night at TD Garden.
Dan Rowinski
03/24/2010 - 12:20am
I swear we have met somewhere before. Oh yeah, you’re the Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
03/21/2010 - 5:22pm
The Bruins team that played Sunday afternoon was the one that was really expected on Thursday night.
Dan Rowinski
03/19/2010 - 6:33am
We are reaching the dénouement to the Bruins' season.
Dan Rowinski
03/14/2010 - 7:30am
New England fans know that sinking feeling. 
Dan Rowinski
03/12/2010 - 1:37am
The Bruins went to Philadelphia on Thursday with a bad taste in their mouths.
Dan Rowinski
03/10/2010 - 12:34am
The time for scoreboard watching has begun.
Dan Rowinski
03/07/2010 - 8:28pm
Sunday afternoon was a perfect example of the enigma that is the 2009-10 Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
03/05/2010 - 9:00am
Ring the bells, rattle the chains, make some noise: The Bruins won a game at the Garden.
Dan Rowinski
03/03/2010 - 9:39pm
Even though the Bruins' final 21 games of the regular season come in rapid succession, this might be a long month-and-a-half for hockey in the Hub.
Dan Rowinski
03/03/2010 - 1:08am
If the Bruins have visions of playing extended spring hockey, they are going to need a scorer.
Dan Rowinski
02/21/2010 - 11:34am
If the Bruins really want to improve their offense this year without making a trade for a major goal-scorer, then improvement from within is necessary. Looking down the line, there are players on the Boston bench who could improve their performance in the lamp-lighting department, but there is one in particular with the potential to break out and carry the Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
02/14/2010 - 12:57am
It is a good time for the Bruins to take a break. They have played seven games in the last 11 days and it showed on Saturday as they were a lackluster hockey team for two periods against the Panthers in Florida. Boston fought through the tired legs and was able to take away two points with a 3-2 shootout win.
Dan Rowinski
02/12/2010 - 2:56am
The Bruins are now swimming above the line.
Dan Rowinski
02/10/2010 - 12:59am
The Bruins are making the most of Tuukka Time.
Dan Rowinski
01/23/2010 - 11:08pm
It looks like the Bruins are losing their fervor. Boston did not lose to 2-1 to Ottawa Saturday because of a lack of effort. Nor did it have much to do with the game plan. No, what the Bruins lacked was emotion.


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