Big Bad Blog

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Ty Anderson
March 25, 2018 - 11:08 pm
Somehow, the Bruins had more than managed to handle first line center Patrice Bergeron’s latest absence, with wins in nine games and points in all but two of the 13 games that Bergeron missed due to a broken foot suffered on a blocked shot late last month. But it took just over 60 minutes of Sunday...
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Ty Anderson
March 24, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Cleared by team doctors on Friday, Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is bound for Minnesota , where he will meet up with the Bruins and be a game-time decision for Sunday night's head-to-head with the Wild. Out of action for the last 13 games due to a broken foot, Bergeron's return to the B's lineup...
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Ty Anderson
March 24, 2018 - 12:04 am
After clinching a postseason berth with their overtime loss to the Blues on Wednesday, the Bruins could lose every game for the rest of the regular season and if it meant they did not suffer any additional injuries, you’d almost have to take it as a win on its own. So when Jamie Benn scored a...
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Ty Anderson
March 21, 2018 - 11:02 pm
After two months of pomp and circumstance in an unbalanced Atlantic that they have dominated from the jump this year, what’s left of the Bruins officially punched their ticket to the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Wednesday with a 2-1 overtime loss to the Blues. Out to a one-goal in the first period...
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Ty Anderson
March 20, 2018 - 9:13 pm
Bruins forward David Backes, injured last Saturday when Yanni Gourde’s skate blade cut his leg open, successfully talked his way into joining the Bruins on their upcoming four-game road trip (stops in St. Louis and his Minnesota hometown will do that). And as a result, the 33-year-old has given us...
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Ty Anderson
March 20, 2018 - 4:43 pm
What did Ryan Donato do after scoring a goal and recording three points in his NHL debut Monday night? He woke up and reported back to Harvard University for a 9 a.m. lecture. How do you like them apples? While perhaps the ultimate power move if you're the 21-year-old Donato, his return to the...
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Ty Anderson
March 20, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy knows there’s not much he can do due to stop the current rash of injuries plaguing his team. But he knows that he’d like it to stop. “You know, call a player up, right? We signed one out of college; that helped,” Cassidy quipped when asked how they can deal with the...
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Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
Ty Anderson
March 19, 2018 - 11:29 pm
If you’ve followed the Bruins and the ways the bounces have favored their youth -- early and often, I should add -- this season, you had a feeling that the freshly signed Ryan Donato would make some sort of an impact in his NHL debut on Monday night. Once he woke up out of his living dream, of...
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Ty Anderson
March 19, 2018 - 7:21 pm
And the hits just keep on coming for the Bruins. Already entering Monday's contest against the Blue Jackets without the services of Patrice Bergeron (foot), Jake DeBrusk (upper-body), David Backes (leg), Zdeno Chara (upper-body), and Charlie McAvoy (knee), trade deadline pickup Rick Nash was added...
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Ty Anderson
March 19, 2018 - 2:23 am
Just when the Bruins appeared done adding to the roster that will compete for a Stanley Cup this spring, they add the organization’s most exciting prospect to the picture. Eliminated from the ECAC tournament this past Friday, putting an end to Harvard’s championship hopes, Bruins prospect Ryan...
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