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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.

 
 
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DJ Bean
08/19/2012 - 4:35pm
When it comes to negotiations regarding a collective bargaining agreement -- and over the last two years, sports fans have had to deal with plenty of them, thanks to the NFL and NBA -- it's understandable the average fan doesn't have a major interest in the nuts and bolts of the whole thing.
DJ Bean
08/08/2012 - 6:21pm
Forget the Steven Stamkos comparisons for now. When it comes to Tyler Seguin’s future, you want to look at Jeff Skinner. 
DJ Bean
08/06/2012 - 11:48pm
  MIDDLETON – If roster turnover is healthy, would that make a lack of turnover unhealthy? 
DJ Bean
07/24/2012 - 6:15pm
Call it complacent, call it too comfortable or call it unheard of in today's day and age. The Bruins could -- and very well may -- enter the season without a single veteran pickup. GM Peter Chiarelli likes what he has, and assuming he wasn't throwing the media for a loop on Tuesday, that's the way it's going to be. 
DJ Bean
07/19/2012 - 4:26pm
When will Daniel Paille have an offseason? He may have one every year, but Paille’s certainly kept busy in each of the last two summers. The last offseason was jubilation, and this one could be doom and gloom. 
DJ Bean
07/16/2012 - 9:59am
With the collective bargaining agreement set to expire on Sept. 15, the talks between the owners and the NHLPA (led by Donald Fehr), could be lengthy. The owners decided to open with a joke. 
DJ Bean
07/03/2012 - 6:48am
This isn’t the best year to be a nearly NHL-ready Bruins prospect. 
DJ Bean
07/02/2012 - 3:46pm
It took Shawn Thornton 11 hours to say, “You’re an [expletive].” 
DJ Bean
06/29/2012 - 8:17pm
WILMINGTON -- When it comes to the Subbans, don’t believe everything you hear. 
DJ Bean
06/28/2012 - 4:53pm
WILMINGTON – What will Dougie Hamilton’s catchphrase be?
DJ Bean
06/27/2012 - 12:23am
The Bruins are set to open their sixth annual development camp on Thursday, and fans who are in the area will get a chance to check out the likes of Dougie Hamilton, Malcolm Subban, Jared Knight, Ryan Spooner and Alexander Khokhlachev, among others.
DJ Bean
06/21/2012 - 3:29pm
Tyler Seguin will always have a special place in his heart for the NHL draft. After all, it was just two short years ago that the draft defined the then-18-year-old Plymouth Whalers star center.
DJ Bean
06/13/2012 - 6:25pm
  The late, great Terry Kath once sang that he wanted to be free. There aren't many Bruins who can identify with that, thanks to what Peter Chiarelli has cultivated in Boston.
DJ Bean
06/12/2012 - 12:36am
On the same night that another team raised the Stanley Cup, the Bruins made two moves to keep members of their Cup-winning team in Boston. 
DJ Bean
06/07/2012 - 12:54am
PAWTUCKET -- Mark Prior feels like he’s working his way to the majors for the first time in his career. 
DJ Bean
06/05/2012 - 1:08am
For all of the talk of Tim Thomas leaving his teammates high and dry, he sure did come up big for the guy who sits next to him in the Bruins’ dressing room. 
DJ Bean
06/03/2012 - 8:52pm
If you’re trying to figure out what Tim Thomas is thinking or doing, save yourself the headache and just give up. Take the good with the bewildering. 
DJ Bean
05/24/2012 - 6:27pm
Hoping for the Bruins to spend big this offseason? Don’t count on it. 
DJ Bean
04/27/2012 - 2:10pm
It's always something with Tim Thomas. 
DJ Bean
04/26/2012 - 2:55am
The Bruins sat in their dressing room baffled by their fate. It was what you’d expect from a team that had just been eliminated: quiet guys, short sentences and the general sense that players were preoccupied with thinking about what could have been.
DJ Bean
04/23/2012 - 9:42pm
Tim Thomas’ most memorable games have come in the postseason. Now, it’s time for another one. 
DJ Bean
04/22/2012 - 8:17pm
WASHINGTON – Based on six games of evidence, there are going to be two cities’ worth of hockey fans without fingernails come Wednesday night. 
DJ Bean
04/21/2012 - 7:19pm
Two of the most intriguing words in all of sports are “if” and “necessary.”  If necessary, a series can go five, six or seven games. If necessary, a team that’s a win away from advancing might need two or three games to do it. 
DJ Bean
04/20/2012 - 1:47am
WASHINGTON – David Krejci was the Bruins’ most productive offensive player last postseason. Any chance he’ll show up during these playoffs?
DJ Bean
04/18/2012 - 5:09pm
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Brendan Shanahan has officially told the Bruins and Capitals to knock it off. 


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