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It’s the play of the kids that might just be enough to have the Bruins break through the Stanley Cup window many thought was quickly closing

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer For a second-round series that no one could have seen coming before the playoffs began nearly four weeks ago, the Bruins and Blue Jackets haven’t disappointed anyone that loves NHL’s second season brand of hockey. That is, of course, if you don’t call Tampa Bay home. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO0yY0bP_CI Columbus has proven to be every bit the team that toppled the heavily favored Lightning...
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The Bruins need more than the return of Backes to solve the Blue Jackets Bobrovsky

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer It seems Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy is not waiting around to go down 3-1 – in what has been a sensational second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the upstart Blue Jackets through three games – to make changes to his struggling lineup.  Based on his line combinations during Wednesday’s practice prior to Game 4 on Thursday in Columbus,...
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If the Bruins hope to get by the Blue Jackets, they are going to need “Pasta” to add some starch to his game

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Through eight playoff games, one word sums up David Pastrnak’s performance thus far this postseason – underwhelming. And that is being kind. The Bruins leading scorer with 38 goals in 66 games in the regular season – and averaged 1.22 points per game, as well – has been shut down in the NHL’s second season, potting his only two goals in...
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Bruins should embrace their role as favorites to win the Stanley Cup

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Only hours after sending the Toronto Maple Leafs packing in another Game 7 defeat at the TD Garden on Tuesday night – for those of you who are counting, that is the third time in seven years such an occurrence has taken place – it is the Boston Bruins who find themselves the leader in the clubhouse when it...
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