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Category Archives: Opinion

The rest of the league be damned, Boston’s Little Ball of Great is among the best top talent the NHL has to offer

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Truth be told, Brad Marchand made it to the NHL by playing the role of “The Rat” with his willingness to push the envelope – and frankly cross the line at times – when it comes to be playing on the edge of what can only be considered dirty play. Now in the 11th year of his career with the Bruins, the...
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Bruins fast start should help Cassidy with a slow burn approach to the regular season when it comes to his aging core

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer This just in, the 2019-20 edition of the Boston Bruins will be good.  After pulling an Alex Cora-esque approach to resting his top-end talent in training camp – with much better results so far – head coach Bruce Cassidy’s crew has posted a perfect 3-0 record on the first road trip of the season and his top line of...
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A Gritty Effort Comes Up Short – Steelers OT loss to the Ravens is the latest blow to the star-crossed club

By Andrew Bernstein BSD's "Native Yinzer in the City of Champions" Correspondent For most of Steelers Nation the TD catch by former Steelers TE Jesse James that was overturned in the eventual Steelers loss to the Patriots two seasons ago was a kick in the proverbial gut.  Some might even argue that late season loss in 2017 started the closing of the Steelers championship window during the Ben Roethlisberger...
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Hypocrisy, thy name is New England Patriots

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer It has long been the most common of foibles of sports fans – especially in the last century in which those who have been blessed with athletic skills are set apart from the rest of us who could only play the games we grew up loving at the most rudimentary level – that we somehow elevate the most physically gifted...
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