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Heading towards the NHL’s nonsensical mid-season break, the Bruins recent brain cramps should not be overlooked

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer After playing some of their best hockey of the season beginning with the 4-2 Winter Classic win over the Chicago Blackhawks on New Year’s Day at historic Notre Dame Stadium, the Bruins looked as if they were sleepwalking towards the NHL’s bogus bye week with consecutive losses against the Canadiens at home and a horribly flawed Flyers squad in...
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Loss to Caps shows that the Bruins lack the size to play with the big boys in the spring

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Sometimes, reality bites. And such was the case in the Bruins 4-2 defeat against the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals at TD Garden on Thursday night. Approaching as close to full health as they have been in a dog’s age – only the chronically tardy Charlie McAvoy was missing from the B’s best lineup – the team that calls...
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The Bruins are on a healthy streak, it’s now Sweeney’s job to make them stronger for the spring

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Entering the New Year and returning to as close as they have been to full health since the start of the season, the Bruins are beginning to hit their stride that led them to finish fourth in the NHL last season with 112 points. Given the fact that they finished only a point behind the Eastern Conference the powerhouse...
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Bumbling Bruins need to wake from their Winter Classic dreams and realize all points are precious

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Call it a holiday hangover it you would like, but the Bruins no-show against a struggling New Jersey Devils team had on Thursday night was just a continuation of the poor play head coach Bruce Cassidy’s put forth when they got their clocks cleaned by the Hurricanes – posing as the defunct Hartford Whalers and thereby flashing a double-bird...
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