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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. 

Bad ice would be bad news for another potentially epic Bruins, Leafs Game 7 at TD Garden

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer On Tuesday night, what has been perhaps the most evenly played series of the first round of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs – given that powerhouses like the Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins, have already been bounced, and following Game 7 at the TD Garden tomorrow, either the Bruins or the Maple Leafs will be going home for the...
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The responsibility for the Bruins being on the brink of elimination falls squarely on the head coach’s shoulders

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The way the Bruins played the first period of their Game 5 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Friday night told you everything you need to know about the preparation level of head coach Bruce Cassidy’s squad heading into the biggest period of play thus far for this seemingly under motivated and uninspired former group of overachievers. If...
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Unlike last spring, anything other than a deep Cup run by the Bruins should be viewed as a disappointment

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Some 18 months ago when the Bruins started training camp preparing for the 2017-18 season, the thought that the team general manager Don Sweeney was attempting to rebuild on the fly had as good a chance of becoming a real threat to win the Stanley Cup was pretty much the equivalent of my hopes of adding to the local...
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