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Krejci crying about the Bruins pursuit of Tavares this summer is not a good look

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer So it seems that Bruins center David Krejci has a sensitive side, at least when it comes to the fact that general manager Don Sweeney and the B’s brass were publically shopping for an upgrade at his position when former New York Islanders top pivot man John Tavares became available in free agency this summer. The oft-injured – and many...
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Is it time for Sweeney to package prospects to make the Bruins a true Cup contender quicker?

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Since the start of free agency on July 1st when Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was informed that he had lost the John Tavares sweepstakes for the veteran superstar center to his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs, things have been deathly silent on Causeway Street this summer. The news of Tavares’ decision to sign with the team he cheered for...
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For Bruins brass, the summer heat wave may be just beginning

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer It has been over a week since the hottest commodity to hit free agency in the salary cap era – former New York Islanders franchise center John Tavares – announced that he was taking his talents to his hometown of Toronto to play for the long-suffering Leafs.  Having already been spurned by Ilya Kovalchuk – the 35-year-old returning NHL’er...
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If the Bruins want to capitalize on their big bounce forward last season, Sweeney needs to deliver this summer

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Early Sunday afternoon the John Tavares watch that seemingly paralyzed the rest of the NHL mercifully came to a close, as the superstar center chose to head home to Toronto and join the Maple Leafs.  His decision was hardly unexpected, even though the Bruins brass held out hope that somehow the 27-year-old centerman would choose Boston over his beloved...
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