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Bruins hoping Vesey believes there is no place like home

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Will he stay or will he go? That is the question that cannot be answered by this year’s Hobey Baker Award winner, North Reading native and soon to be Harvard graduate Jimmy Vesey, until August 15th at the earliest. In late March, when Vesey informed the Nashville Predators - who drafted him in the third round in 2012 with the...
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Bounce back win by the Bruins something to build upon

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Correspondent BOSTON – Call it hyperbole if you will, but the Bruins made a significant statement 457623262_sliderebounding from a 3-2 deficit to start the 3rd period in a game at the Garden tonight that saw them play the best team they have seen so far to start the season in Jumbo Joe Thornton...
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One year later, Bruins better sans Seguin

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (28)During his press conference prior to the second round playoff match up with the Montreal Canadiens yesterday, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli was asked about trading Tyler Seguin and the criticism surrounding it. While he expressed his feeling that any deal will have its critics, Chiarelli once again explained what went into his...
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SEGUIN vs THORNTON…THE COMPARISON

BY KEVIN HARRIMAN Boston Sports Desk Publisher Tyler Seguin's spectacular play through 15-games of the 2011-2012 season is making Boston Bruins fans think back to 1997 when the Bruins had the 1st overall pick in the draft and selected Joe Thornton. Thornton was billed as the savior by many Bruins fans back in 97. Whether it was just too-much hype or the fact Thornton was a very good...
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