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Ty Anderson
November 29, 2017 - 3:44 pm
On the shelf with an undisclosed injury since he was leveled on a huge open ice hit from Toronto’s Matt Martin in a Nov. 11 loss to the Maple Leafs, Bruins rookie forward Anders Bjork took his first strides towards a comeback on Wednesday morning. Joining several of his Bruins teammates on the ice...
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Ty Anderson
November 29, 2017 - 3:26 pm
The losses of Jake DeBrusk (upper-body) and David Krejci (upper-body) will be evened out by the return of both David Backes and Brad Marchand. At least that’s what the Bruins are hoping for with tonight’s head-to-head against the NHL-best Lightning. It’s really the only way that you can help lessen...
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Ty Anderson
November 29, 2017 - 12:46 pm
It turns out that Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask will make consecutive starts for the first time in nearly a month, as B’s head coach Bruce Cassidy confirmed Rask as his starter for the Black and Gold’s pivotal home game against the Atlantic-leading Lightning tonight at TD Garden. Why? “I don’t know...
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Ty Anderson
November 28, 2017 - 2:26 pm
An endless stream of injuries for the Bruins is beginning to border on comical. With leaders David Backes and Brad Marchand both full participants in Tuesday’s practice, and seemingly upgraded to game-time decisions for Wednesday’s tilt against the Lightning, it was Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci...
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Ty Anderson
November 26, 2017 - 9:39 pm
It’s no secret that Tuukka Rask has not lived up to his contract or resume this season. But at the same time, and as weird as this may sound when talking about a goalie of Rask’s caliber, it’s hard to say that the Bruins have given him a lot to work with thus far. And Sunday’s 4-2 loss to the...
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Ty Anderson
November 25, 2017 - 1:49 pm
Bruins winger Brad Marchand is typically more fighter than lover. Actually, he's more elite scorer than fighter. But No. 63 showed off his affectionate side two weeks ago when he appeared to deliver a kiss right to the cheek of Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov. @Bmarch63 Marchand gave Komarov a kiss...
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Ty Anderson
November 25, 2017 - 1:30 pm
The Bruins are going back to Tuukka Rask and sitting the white-hot Anton Khudobin. For at least one game, anyway. Back in a ‘fair’ situation with a full day of practice at Warrior Ice Arena on Saturday (something the Black and Gold did not have by taking Thanksgiving off and then skating in a...
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Ty Anderson
November 22, 2017 - 11:24 pm
Entering Wednesday’s head-to-head with the Devils three points out of third place in the Atlantic Division and the second wild card in the Eastern Conference, it was going to be impossible for the Bruins to enter American Thanksgiving in a playoff spot. This is often considered important because...
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