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It seems the hockey gods have paved the road to the Cup in black and gold, if the Bruins fail to follow it to the end it is on them

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer As the Bruins sit and wait in Boston for what will be an NBA-esque playoff period of time between games after closing out the much inferior Carolina Hurricanes in a four-game sweep and hosting either the St. Louis Blues or the elderly Joe Thornton led San Jose Sharks, let’s hope that the road that has seemingly been paved in...
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Even the harshest Rask critics have to admit, he is rewriting his legacy in Boston during this Bruins run for the Cup

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer If anyone deserves a mea culpa for his play in the Stanley Cup Playoffs through two-plus rounds, it is the oft-criticized Tuukka Rask.  He, perhaps more than anyone on this Bruins team, was one of the biggest question marks entering this season, so much so that B’s general manager Don Sweeney signed the then 33-year-old Jaroslav Halak to a...
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Despite the early criticism, the Bruins brass deserve kudos for being two wins away from the Finals while rebuilding on the fly

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Two games into the Eastern Conference Finals against the Carolina Hurricanes the second seed Bruins are looking like world beaters against one of the biggest surprises – one of several in this bizarro 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs – this spring. In the Mother’s Day matinee that took place at TD Garden on Sunday afternoon, head coach Bruce Cassidy’s club looked...
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Cassidy’s biggest challenge facing Carolina might just be keeping his team from being overconfident

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on Thursday night to face the upstart Carolina Hurricanes, Bruins’ fans have every right to feel bully about their team’s chances to make it to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in six years. And while that series came to a gut-wrenching conclusion with just over...
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