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For those who were hoping that the club would make significant moves the offseason, summer has been a bummer for Sweeney and the Bruins

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer If the Bruins offseason moves – or more precisely, lack thereof – were a dessert dish, it would be a bowl of vanilla ice cream that had been left for too long in the summer sun.  Boring, bland, and far from satisfying. After playing the role of a bridesmaid in both of their attempts to sign the top two free...
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Finally a night for Nifty – the former Bruins great and his roommate on the road for much of his playing career talk about an honor that was long overdue

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Former Bruins great Rick Middleton was in his Hampton, New Hampshire home on Tuesday when he discovered he had missed a call from former teammate and current B’s president Cam Neely.  “Cam called me around noon yesterday.  Sometimes he calls me about [Bruins] Alumni stuff (Middleton serves as the president of the Bruins Alumni Association) or a golf tournament,...
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Is it time for Sweeney to package prospects to make the Bruins a true Cup contender quicker?

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Since the start of free agency on July 1st when Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was informed that he had lost the John Tavares sweepstakes for the veteran superstar center to his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs, things have been deathly silent on Causeway Street this summer. The news of Tavares’ decision to sign with the team he cheered for...
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To the delight of the Pinkhats, the Pats pandering by the local press begins this week

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Much like Sir Winston Churchill described in his speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri on March 5, 1946, an Iron Curtain will descend upon the Boston sports media this Thursday when the Patriots report for training camp in Foxboro.  Only those in the media who are willing to commit career suicide in the five and a half region...
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