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Sending McAvoy to New Jersey for Hall might just be the move that Sweeney should make to win a Stanley Cup this spring

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer

Despite their three-game losing streak heading into a showdown with the NHL’s top team and former Stanley Cup Champion Capitals in Washington on Wednesday night, the Bruins are still viewed as one of the favorites to hoist the most difficult trophy to win in professional sports late next spring.

While...

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Patience is a virtue that Cassidy and the Bruins brass should embrace

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Bruins Senior Writer

It doesn’t take a hockey savant to see that the fast start to the season for the Bruins has dulled what head coach Bruce Cassidy likes to call their “sense of urgency”. 

In the same vein, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the torrid scoring stretch that Brad...

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Cassidy can couch it anyway he wants, complacency is the Bruins biggest concern after such a strong start

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer

Even for those curmudgeons like myself who closely follow – and offer sometimes salty opinions – about the NHL franchise that calls Causeway Street home, there frankly hasn’t been a lot to bitch about head coach Bruce Cassidy’s crew start to this season.

Off to a 20-3-6 start to...

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Forget the elf, Patrice on the shelf heading into the holidays would be best for him and the Bruins

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer

The fact that the St. Louis Blues – who had the worst record in the league as the calendar flipped a little under a year ago – are the reigning Stanley Cup Champions proves what hockey fans have known for decades.  As long as a team puts up enough points between October...

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