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If the Bruins want to make the most of the NHL’s second season, they need one thing – health

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer For the second straight season, the Bruins enter the last two weeks of the month of March assured of a spot in the NHL’s second season.  With 10 games left in the 2018-19 campaign – and coming off a franchise high consecutive 19-game points streak – the B’s put an end to what seemed like an inevitable bump in...
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Stempniak signing should cause Bruins fans to take a step back with Monday’s deadline approaching

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Get ready for a large letdown, Bruins fans. With just about 24 hours before the NHL’s trade deadline, B’s general manager Don Sweeney has elected to sign 36-year-old journeyman Lee Stempniak as the Black and Gold make their playoff push following Monday’s drop-dead date for deals. How immensely underwhelming is that? Having lost out on former Senators forward Ryan Dzingel and center...
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After dipping his toe in the NHL trade waters earlier this week, Coyle can’t be Sweeney’s only move before Monday’s deadline

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has come a long way since he and team president Cam Neely were largely roasted by the hockey media following their first NHL Draft together in 2015.  Armed with the 13th, 14th, and 15th selections overall, Sweeney and his boss Neely failed in their attempts to move up in the first round to select...
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Borderline Bruins would do best to focus on the future this February instead of squandering resources at the deadline

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer With a 4-2 win over a pitiful Kings team in Los Angeles on Saturday night, the Bruins won their fifth straight and vaulted – at least temporarily – over the Toronto Maple Leafs for second place in the Atlantic Division.  In doing so without top scorer David Pastrnak – who is out with a thumb injury that was sketchy,...
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