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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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Bitter end should should not overshadow the bright future that’s ahead for the Bruins

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer All good things must come to an end, and that’s what happened to the Bruins remarkable rebuilding on the fly 2017-18 campaign in a 3-1 Game 5 loss against the Lightning in Tampa Bay on Sunday afternoon.  And while some may feel the season that started shrouded in doubt and unclear expectations was cut short a little too soon,...
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