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The NHL’s GM of the Year might just be facing his toughest summer of his tenure over the next couple months

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer If you asked longtime observers of the National Hockey League – especially those who are salary cap savvy – back in May of 2015 when Don Sweeney took over as the eighth general manager in the history of the Boston Bruins for Peter Chiarelli how long it would take the former B’s defenseman to dig out of the salary cap...
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The NHL’s General Manager of the Year Sweeney is likely facing his toughest tasks this summer

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Let’s face it, just eight days after the Bruins pulled a no-show and lost the Stanley Cup at TD Garden against a team that, at best, they should have won in a gentleman’s sweep in Game 7 against the St. Louis Blues.  Fans have to feel even worse that the Black and Gold basically suffered a blackout in the...
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Forget the bad calls, the poor play from their top talent is the reason that the Bruins are a loss away from seeing the Cup slip through their hands

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer For the majority of Bruins fans who will continue to carp about missed calls in the 2-1 Game 5 loss to the Blues at TD Garden on Thursday night – the volume of which will reach a deafening point should they lose Game 6 on Sunday in St. Louis – you are missing the point. The reason that head coach...
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Will the real Boston Bruins team please stand up

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me.  And that’s precisely what the Bruins have done in Games 1 and 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Blues. In both of their victories in the series that is now tied 2-2 and headed back to TD Garden for Game 5 on Thursday night, the Black...
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