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The Bruins need more than the return of Backes to solve the Blue Jackets Bobrovsky

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer It seems Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy is not waiting around to go down 3-1 – in what has been a sensational second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the upstart Blue Jackets through three games – to make changes to his struggling lineup.  Based on his line combinations during Wednesday’s practice prior to Game 4 on Thursday in Columbus,...
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If the Bruins hope to get by the Blue Jackets, they are going to need “Pasta” to add some starch to his game

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Through eight playoff games, one word sums up David Pastrnak’s performance thus far this postseason – underwhelming. And that is being kind. The Bruins leading scorer with 38 goals in 66 games in the regular season – and averaged 1.22 points per game, as well – has been shut down in the NHL’s second season, potting his only two goals in...
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The responsibility for the Bruins being on the brink of elimination falls squarely on the head coach’s shoulders

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The way the Bruins played the first period of their Game 5 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Friday night told you everything you need to know about the preparation level of head coach Bruce Cassidy’s squad heading into the biggest period of play thus far for this seemingly under motivated and uninspired former group of overachievers. If...
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Cassidy’s return to form behind the B’s bench directly leads to series tying Game 4 victory

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer After resisting the temptation to tinker with his top two lines in Monday night’s 3-2 Game 3 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Monday night – something that was in direct contrast to what Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy had done deftly at times in his two-plus years behind Boston’s bench – the coy Cassidy went back...
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