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Ty Anderson
December 15, 2017 - 2:03 am
Capitals winger Tom Wilson is paid to be an absolute thorn in everyone’s side. Nobody can relate better than Bruins top-liner and noted agitator Brad Marchand. “That’s his game,” Marchand said when asked about Wilson. “I mean, he plays that way, and he’s effective at it, so, you know, that’s what’s...
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Ty Anderson
December 14, 2017 - 3:21 pm
Without a single point in 14 games this season and a healthy scratch in six straight contests, the Bruins have made the decision to place Matt Beleskey on waivers. This was one of the potential moves that Bruins general manager Don Sweeney always had in his pocket, and with the Bruins having won...
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Ty Anderson
December 10, 2017 - 2:37 pm
Brad Marchand is going to dodge any further discipline for his vicious interference against the Islanders’ John Tavares, according to the Boston Herald’s Steve Conroy . Knocked on his butt at center ice at the start of the period, Marchand was clearly bothered by something and complained to the...
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Ty Anderson
December 09, 2017 - 11:37 pm
Jake DeBrusk made his first shift after a whopping 17 minutes in penalties count. Back on the ice after sitting out the final 15:57 of the second period and opening six minutes plus of the third frame for defending Charlie McAvoy after a heavy-but-clean hit from New York forward Casey Cizikas,...
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Ty Anderson
December 07, 2017 - 1:08 pm
No longer requiring medical clearance to return from the undisclosed injury that put him out of commission for the last three games, Jake DeBrusk is ready to get back at it. Confirmed to be in tonight’s lineup against the Coyotes and expected to be in his usual spot to the left of David Krejci on...
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Ty Anderson
December 06, 2017 - 1:29 pm
The Bruins rolled through Wednesday’s practice at Warrior Ice Arena without two of their biggest power-play weapons, as both defenseman Torey Krug and forward Ryan Spooner could not be found on the ice for the hour-long session. “Krug’s a maintenance day, and Spooner [is] lower-body that we’re...
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Ty Anderson
December 06, 2017 - 1:01 pm
With Anton Khudobin's hot streak seemingly done after a 10-of-14 showing in Monday's loss to the Predators, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy has confirmed that it'll be Tuukka Rask in the crease for Thursday's head-to-head with the visiting Coyotes. This was probably always going to be the case...
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Ty Anderson
December 05, 2017 - 12:00 am
It appears that the roles, even for just three days, have been reversed. Tuukka Rask, long the victim of some horrendous reckless play in front of him, was resting after one of the Black and Gold’s most defensively sound wins on Saturday. Anton Khudobin, meanwhile, found himself under siege and...
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