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The strength of the Bruins rebuilt will be fortified or exposed over the next month or more

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer We’ve all heard or used the old axiom “I’d rather be lucky than good” at some point in our lives.  However, when it comes to the injury-riddled Boston Bruins early on this season, their luck has been nothing but bad and how good – and deep – they are as an organization is going to be tested over the...
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Chara’s injury shows just how fragile the Bruins foundation can get in a hurry

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Entering the season, the Bruins were looked upon as a team that had rebuilt on the fly and seemed to rich enough in young talent to make only minor moves this summer to head coach Bruce Cassidy’s squad that posted a surprising 112 points, finishing second to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 113 that won the Atlantic Division and...
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A once again tepid Tuukka has rightly caused Cassidy to name Halak the de facto number one in net

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Since the President Trophy winning Bruins spit the bit in the second round of the playoffs in the spring of 2014 against the Canadiens, a familiar question has arisen in the subsequent five falls that have followed.  The bitterly disappointing end to the season for a club that many thought should have been a favorite to claim the Stanley...
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The tale of two seasons – their starts may be similar, but this Bruins team is in a much different place this September

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Stop me if you have heard this before. After eight games last season, the Bruins were 4-3-1 with 26 goals scored and 27 allowed.  They were dealing with injuries to key players, and their starting goaltender looked as if he was playing checkers instead of chess. The injured veterans were almost exclusively being replaced by unproven, young talent that no one...
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