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Bubble burst – the Cup contending core for the Bruins have met a bitter end

By Kevin Flanagan

A little over 15 months ago, the Bruins were 60 minutes away from lifting the Stanley Cup on Causeway Street for the first time since some guy named Bobby Orr scored his famous flying goal in the real Boston Garden on Mother's Day in 1970.

Just about five months ago, the oddsmakers had head...

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Jacobs coldhearted approach has made sure that those who facilitate his ability to print money at TD Garden are going to be put on ice

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Senior Staff Writer

This would be laughable if it wasn't so intolerably insensitive.  

In a statement issued earlier this afternoon, the TD Garden announced the following.

"Effective April 1, 2020, 68 of our full-time salaried associates will be placed on temporary leave, receiving one week of paid...

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If the NHL season ends now, the Bruins might just end up being the 1994 Montreal Expos of hockey

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Senior Staff Writer

In the middle of August of 1994, the Montreal Expos were considered to be the best team in Major League Baseball. Featuring offensive stars such as Moises Alou (.339/22 HR/78 RBI) and 2020 Hall of Fame Inductee Larry Walker (.322/19/86) and 2015 HOF'r Pedro Martinez as the team's staff...

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The Bruins biggest opponent between them and another run to the Cup Final might just be themselves

By Kevin Flanagan 

BSD Senior Staff Writer 

By whatever metric you would like to measure this Bruins team by, it is clear to see that they are among the best – if not the best – of the handful of Stanley Cup contenders as the NHL playoffs are set to begin in a little over a month.