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Despite the many treats that they have enjoyed early this season, B’s fans shouldn’t be tricked by their team’s fast start

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The Bruins are barely over 10% into the 2019-20 season, but there are a few things that are glaringly obvious when it comes to head coach Bruce Cassidy’s club a week before Halloween. First and foremost, David Pastrnak is a superstar.  Not a budding star.  Not a star in the making.  A full-blown don’t go the fridge for a beer...
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Cassidy’s club once again showed it doesn’t lack character in Toronto, but the B’s brass has to step up their game when it comes to scoring depth at his disposal

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer For as much as the 4-3 overtime loss against the Lightning at TD Garden in a shootout exposed the glaringly obvious lack of depth the Bruins have with getting offensive production from any other line than what is proving to be the best in the NHL again this season – of course, I’m referring to the otherworldly trio of Patrice...
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Bruins fans would be best suited to curb their enthusiasm for the regular season, entering the playoffs healthy is all that matters

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer With only hours remaining before the Bruins begin the 82-game grind that is the NHL’s regular season – the club whose fanbase’s expectations are through the roof despite newly extended head coach Bruce Cassidy’s inability to take advantage of have home ice in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final against the underdog St. Louis Blues – the cast...
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Despite Sweeney’s growth as an NHL GM, the Bruins future is far from set in stone

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer It’s pretty hard to think of any general manager across the NHL that has had a better week than the Bruins Don Sweeney.  The reigning GM of the year has found a way to bring both Charlie McAvoy (3 years, $14.7 million) and Brandon Carlo (2 years, $5.7 million) back into the fold before training camp began in earnest this week. And...
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