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It could be a while before Cassidy sorts out how to use the kids Sweeney has given him

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer While Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was busy giving more than a sniff to two of the top free agents this summer – the returning Ilya Kovalchuk from the KHL and former New York Islanders frontman, center John Tavares – he wound up practically standing pat with his top six forwards entering the season. Joakim Nordstrom – even though...
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Former B’s stellar center Marc Savard talks Bruins and how he thinks the Atlantic Conference will play out this season

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer With the NHL season just about to begin, BSD caught up with former Bruins center Marc Savard, who talks hockey for Sportsnet in Toronto in his post-playing days – and frankly would be a major upgrade over some of the pre and postgame former players that NESN rolls out on a nightly basis – to talk some Bruins and the...
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Will the China trip prove to be a stumbling block when it comes to the Bruins roster this season?

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer On May 2nd it was announced that the Bruins and Calgary Flames would visit China for the second annual NHL China Games presented by O.R.G. Packaging, who has been in partnership with the B’s since 2015.  When the obvious money grab by the league was announced, Bruins team president Cam Neely toed the company line. "The Boston Bruins are excited to...
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To start the season, the Bruins brass would be best served protecting Bergeron from himself

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer As Bruins fans will openly admit, last year’s surprising growth from a fringe playoff team to one to be reckoned with in the East was something not many who follow hockey thought was possible.  This time last year general manager Don Sweeney’s club that was attempting to rebuild on the fly was looked upon as a bubble team at...
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