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Backes’ end should be looked at as a beginning for the Bruins approaching the NHL trade deadline next month

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Senior Staff Writer

By all accounts, you could search the hockey world from pillar to post and you wouldn’t find a single soul that would say a bad word about now soon to be former Bruins winger David Backes.  The 14-year veteran and former captain of the St. Louis Blues – where he was known as...

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B’s strong start only deepens the sting of last spring’s Cup Final squander against the Blues

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer This just in, the 2019-20 Boston Bruins are an upper-echelon NHL club.  They have earned points in the 11 of the 12 games they played in October, with their only blemish coming against a very talented Avalanche team in Colorado, in which video review overturned a possible two goals by the Black and Gold. I will bite my tongue when...
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It’s time to recognize Rask for what he is, the best Bruins netminder ever

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The second President of the United States John Adams once famously said that “facts are stubborn things”.  The 19th-century writer and humorist Mark Twain also opined, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." When it comes to Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask the truth is that his legacy lies somewhere in the middle of the wisdom offered long...
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Bruins fans would be best suited to curb their enthusiasm for the regular season, entering the playoffs healthy is all that matters

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer With only hours remaining before the Bruins begin the 82-game grind that is the NHL’s regular season – the club whose fanbase’s expectations are through the roof despite newly extended head coach Bruce Cassidy’s inability to take advantage of have home ice in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final against the underdog St. Louis Blues – the cast...
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