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Bruins backbone Bergeron proves he is vital to the rebuild in his return

By Kevin Flanagan  BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer  That Bergeron guy is pretty good, isn’t he? The reigning Selke Award winner for best defensive forward in the National Hockey League made his season debut for the Bruins on Thursday night, and he put on an offensive clinic. The Black and Gold stumbled through the first five games of their season without their ballast, and upon his return to...
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Without Bergeron, the top heavy Bruins are tripping all over themselves

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer After only five games, it might be a bit premature to push the panic button on your Boston Bruins. However, if the team continues to look lost like it has in three of the five games this season over the next couple of weeks, the urge to do so could be overwhelming. Perhaps what is so scary about...
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A big question facing the Bruins is if Rask has the stomach for the roller coaster ride the season will likely be

By Kevin Flanagan  BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer  It has only been three games, but after getting beaten in a back to back – and manhandled in the process – by a Colorado Avalanche team that finished dead last in the NHL by a mile last year, things aren’t looking quite as rosy as they did after the 4-3 season-opening victory against the Stanley Cup Finalist Nashville...
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On opening night, at least, the Baby B’s show no stage fright

By Kevin Flanagan  BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer  For one night, at least, the new look Bruins looked pretty promising. Largely led by their youth movement, the B’s won their opener at TD Garden against last year’s Western Conference Champion Nashville Predators, 4-3. Minus veterans Patrice Bergeron (lower body injury) and David Backes (diverticulitis), the kids were asked to contribute even more than the lofty expectations put upon...
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