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Backes’ end should be looked at as a beginning for the Bruins approaching the NHL trade deadline next month

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Senior Staff Writer

By all accounts, you could search the hockey world from pillar to post and you wouldn’t find a single soul that would say a bad word about now soon to be former Bruins winger David Backes.  The 14-year veteran and former captain of the St. Louis Blues – where he was known as...

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The NHL’s GM of the Year might just be facing his toughest summer of his tenure over the next couple months

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer If you asked longtime observers of the National Hockey League – especially those who are salary cap savvy – back in May of 2015 when Don Sweeney took over as the eighth general manager in the history of the Boston Bruins for Peter Chiarelli how long it would take the former B’s defenseman to dig out of the salary cap...
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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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