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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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Stating the obvious – B’s brass admits their top heavy team is in need of additional scoring

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer On Monday the Bruins brass – aka general manager Don Sweeney and team president Cam Neely – met with what seemed like a shoebox full of B’s fans, in the annual “State of the Bruins” gathering at TD Garden just two weeks before the NHL’s trade deadline on February 25th. And while it is about as likely that any news...
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