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Sunday Shavings

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Correspondent Labor Day is upon us so what better time than now to start chipping away at the block of ice that has seemingly enveloped the Bruins since free agency started and Jarome Iginla left for the greener pastures – not to mention the larger stacks of greenbacks – of Colorado and the Avalanche. Johnny Rocket doesn’t want to leave his “family”Read more

Despite Thornton Incident, Fighting Belongs In Hockey

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (7)Enough already.  Enough of the holier than thou rhetoric from couch constrained columnists who live in a idyllic fantasy world where no one ever gets hurt and every kid gets a trophy.  I am tired of them climbing upon their high...
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20131208-100207.jpg NEW YORK ( -- Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games, without pay, for punching an unsuspecting opponent, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik, and causing a serious injury during NHL Game No. 438 in Boston on Saturday, Dec. 7, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at...
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