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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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The trademark resiliency shown by Cassidy’s Bruins clubs might have to depend on unproven depth more than ever this coming season

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The build-up to the 2019-20 season began in earnest on Thursday as newly extended head coach Bruce Cassidy’s club opened camp at Warrior Arena on the progressively fall-like day in Brighton.  Of course, as expected, restricted free agent defensemen Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo were not with their teammates when the formerly took to the ice together for the...
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Lack of contract talks with Krug should be worrisome for Bruins fans with camp fast approaching

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer In an interview with ESPN’s Emily Kaplan in the piece that ran on the self-proclaimed worldwide leader in sports website on Thursday, the Bruins Torey Krug spoke about his lack of contract extension talks with the team just days before training camp is set to begin in the club’s swank Warrior Arena in Brighton. The 28-year-old defenseman whose contract...
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Despite their protests, the B’s brass knows that trading Krug is the most likely scenario to get McAvoy and Carlo signed

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Within a couple of weeks the sounds of silence that pretty much have dominated the summer from Bruins general manager Don Sweeney – at least, publicly – will be replaced by captain’s practices led by Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand along with a majority of the team that disappointingly fell short of winning a Stanley Cup...
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