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Ty Anderson
January 22, 2018 - 4:16 pm
Absent from Monday's practice at Warrior Ice Arena with good reason, Bruins rookie Charlie McAvoy underwent a successful procedure today at Massachusetts General Hospital to treat an abnormal heart rhythm, according to Bruins team internist Dr. David Finn. Per Finn's statement, following the Bruins...
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Ty Anderson
January 20, 2018 - 10:40 pm
A now 16-game point streak for the Bruins, extended by way of a 4-1 victory over the Canadiens on Saturday night in Montreal, has reminded you how utterly impossible it can be to stop the members of Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-David Pastrnak line. That’s just on their own, too. Never mind when...
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Ty Anderson
January 20, 2018 - 3:33 pm
The Bruins are rolling, and the Canadiens are on life support. It’s a staunch change from head coach Bruce Cassidy’s days as a young B’s fan. “I pretty much can recite most of the games from ’70 on,” Cassidy said following today’s morning skate. “So I’ve obviously had my heart broken a number of...
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Ty Anderson
January 18, 2018 - 5:59 pm
In Brooklyn on the second leg of a back-to-back that began with Wednesday’s 4-1 victory over the Canadiens, the Bruins are certainly feeling themselves right now. It seems that when the Bruins get a good shift, no matter the line or pairing, a wave of momentum carries over into the shift from the...
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Ty Anderson
January 18, 2018 - 2:03 am
With no Paul Pierce in the building to stop them, the Bruins did the right thing and honored Claude Julien, who was fired last February, with a video tribute. Regardless of how things ended between the B's and Julien, this was still a coach that won more game than any other coach in franchise...
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Ty Anderson
January 18, 2018 - 12:15 am
Some things will forever remain the same when we’re talking about the Bruins-Canadiens rivalry, such Montreal’s penchant for scoring early goals against the Bruins, especially in games played at Boston’s TD Garden. Jakub Jerabek’s first NHL goal, bopped in off Zdeno Chara’s glove and scored through...
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Ty Anderson
January 17, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Garden legend Rene Rancourt will soon hang up his fist-pumps, as the Bruins have announced that the longtime anthem singer will retire at the end of the season. Getting his start in the 1975-76 season, Rancourt has performed the national anthem at Bruins games for over 40 years, and his signature...
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Ty Anderson
January 17, 2018 - 4:02 pm
It’s been three long months since Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid, who broke his right fibula with a blocked shot in an Oct. 19 win over the Canucks, played in a game. But with a sickness making its way through the Boston room, hitting defenseman Kevan Miller particularly hard, there’s a strong...
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Ty Anderson
January 16, 2018 - 4:23 pm
Canadiens coach Claude Julien is done avoiding the elephant in the room. On the eve of his return to Boston for the first time since the Bruins fired him after almost 10 years on the job last February, and after Julien opted not to discuss the Bruins prior to his team’s first meeting with the B’s...
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