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DJ Bean grew up in Section 127 of Fenway Park thanks to his grandfather's season ticket package and has immersed himself in the Boston sports scene ever since. In addition to co-founding multi-sport draft site DraftEmpire.com, DJ has written for the Boston Metro and 890 ESPN, among other outlets. He has been writing for WEEI.com since the summer of 2009 and continues to spread the Byron Leftwich gospel on Guest Street.

 
 
COLUMNS
DJ Bean
05/22/2015 - 1:58pm
Since the Bruins promoted Don Sweeney to general manager, lots of folks have weighed in with to-do lists. Some have been good and some have been dumbfounding.
DJ Bean
05/21/2015 - 12:01am
Don Sweeney is Cam Neely’s guy. That can end up being either a good thing or a bad thing for the Bruins. 
DJ Bean
05/19/2015 - 10:58am
This is the most important offseason of Milan Lucic’s career.
DJ Bean
05/05/2015 - 11:26pm
Jeff Gorton had a magical 105 days as general manager of the Bruins.
DJ Bean
04/21/2015 - 10:40am
On Monday, the Sharks announced they had “mutually agreed to part ways” with Todd McLellan, increasing the list of teams potentially in need of a new head coach to eight. 
DJ Bean
04/15/2015 - 6:57pm
The Bruins tied Peter Chiarelli’s hands behind his back. Then they fired him. 
DJ Bean
04/14/2015 - 7:49pm
If the salary cap were no object, Milan Lucic would be the least of the Bruins’ concerns. 
DJ Bean
04/13/2015 - 11:24pm
Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien would have been at the podium on Monday as Bruins general manager and head coach, respectively, no matter what. 
DJ Bean
04/12/2015 - 1:02am
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Bruins not going deep in the playoffs during the Zdeno Chara Window is a shame.
DJ Bean
04/10/2015 - 12:31am
SUNRISE, Fla.
DJ Bean
04/09/2015 - 12:10am
WASHINGTON, D.C.
DJ Bean
04/07/2015 - 2:05pm
Nobody considered then-rookie Steven Kampfer a top-pairing defenseman in the 2010-11 season.
DJ Bean
04/07/2015 - 7:48am
By the time the playoffs arrive, you want to be playing your best hockey of the season.
DJ Bean
04/05/2015 - 1:40am
In baseball, if you hit a blast 380 feet into the triangle at Fenway Park, it’s called an out.
DJ Bean
04/03/2015 - 12:25am
Thursday night started with the question of what exactly Claude Julien was doing.
DJ Bean
04/01/2015 - 11:56pm
The Bruins can’t possibly know what their lines are going to look like should they make the playoffs. 
DJ Bean
03/31/2015 - 11:39pm
DJ Bean
03/30/2015 - 4:10pm
DJ Bean
03/28/2015 - 5:35pm
The Bruins’ worst offensive period is the third period.
DJ Bean
03/26/2015 - 11:28pm
What a difference 38.5 seconds makes. 
DJ Bean
03/23/2015 - 12:42pm
The Bruins are on their way to missing the playoffs for the first time since Claude Julien arrived in 2007.
DJ Bean
03/20/2015 - 12:42am
Not long ago, it was a foregone conclusion that the Bruins would make the playoffs; it was just a matter of which seed they would secure. 


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Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.

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The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.

Sunday Skate with DJ Bean, Naoko Funayama and Pete Blackburn - HOUR #2 - 4-19-15

In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!

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