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A feel good story for the second straight season, the Bruins had better hope it is not déjà vu all over again with Johansson

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer For the second straight season head coach Bruce Cassidy’s club has become red-hot when the weather in Boston grew coldest.  Since the calenders flipped in each respective year, the Bruins have played like one of the best teams in the NHL, and in both cases have done so in the face of injuries that may just have taken the...
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Time to pump the brakes on the Bruins win over the Bolts

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Less than a week removed from the NHL’s trade deadline – after which the Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was pretty much roundly criticized for his inability to add a big name like Mark Stone and Wayne Simmonds to help his team’s previously pathetic secondary scoring – Thursday night’s win by the B’s at the TD Garden...
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Stempniak signing should cause Bruins fans to take a step back with Monday’s deadline approaching

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Get ready for a large letdown, Bruins fans. With just about 24 hours before the NHL’s trade deadline, B’s general manager Don Sweeney has elected to sign 36-year-old journeyman Lee Stempniak as the Black and Gold make their playoff push following Monday’s drop-dead date for deals. How immensely underwhelming is that? Having lost out on former Senators forward Ryan Dzingel and center...
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After dipping his toe in the NHL trade waters earlier this week, Coyle can’t be Sweeney’s only move before Monday’s deadline

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has come a long way since he and team president Cam Neely were largely roasted by the hockey media following their first NHL Draft together in 2015.  Armed with the 13th, 14th, and 15th selections overall, Sweeney and his boss Neely failed in their attempts to move up in the first round to select...
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