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Ty Anderson
August 16, 2017 - 2:05 pm
The NHL is constantly changing, and perhaps nobody knows that better than Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy, the in-season replacement for Claude Julien that dragged the Bruins out of mediocrity and brought them back to the playoffs this past spring. Under Cassidy -- who, along with Patrice Bergeron...
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Ty Anderson
August 15, 2017 - 1:53 pm
In a curt email to the Boston Globe , Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has confirmed the obvious falsehood of a bogus rumor that suggested the Bruins would make David Pastrnak the next budding superstar traded out of town: “Not trading Pastrnak.” A restricted free agent, Pastrnak still remains...
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Ty Anderson
August 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm
Shawn Thornton’s hands, mangled from years in the NHL as one of the game’s top enforcers, a role he held with the Bruins from 2007 to 2014, tell you his story. “When I came into the league I was taught there’s like three reasons for you to fight: First and foremost, to stick up for your teammate...
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David Pastrnak had 70 points for the Bruins in 2016-17.
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Ty Anderson
August 14, 2017 - 5:14 pm
One NHL Network analyst and former NHL general manager decided to set Bruins Twitter ablaze on Monday, suggesting that the Bruins could trade restricted free agent and 34-goal scoring winger David Pastrnak due to their current contract dispute . Shout out to Lawton for misspelling Pastrnak, but...
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Sam Alberti
August 14, 2017 - 3:44 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was in attendance for Patriots training camp Monday morning, continuing the trend of Boston coaches and athletes showing up in support. When asked which Patriot would be his top pick to don the black and gold, there was little hesitation. "Gronk," he jokingly exclaimed,...
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Ty Anderson
July 31, 2017 - 8:51 pm
If the 2017-18 national television schedule, which was released early Monday morning, told you anything, it’s that the Bruins are still a draw for NBC and NBCSN. With 15 games on either NBC or NBC Sports Network, the Bruins are tied for third-most appearances with the Capitals and Red Wings, behind...
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