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Even the harshest Rask critics have to admit, he is rewriting his legacy in Boston during this Bruins run for the Cup

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer If anyone deserves a mea culpa for his play in the Stanley Cup Playoffs through two-plus rounds, it is the oft-criticized Tuukka Rask.  He, perhaps more than anyone on this Bruins team, was one of the biggest question marks entering this season, so much so that B’s general manager Don Sweeney signed the then 33-year-old Jaroslav Halak to a...
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It’s the play of the kids that might just be enough to have the Bruins break through the Stanley Cup window many thought was quickly closing

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer For a second-round series that no one could have seen coming before the playoffs began nearly four weeks ago, the Bruins and Blue Jackets haven’t disappointed anyone that loves NHL’s second season brand of hockey. That is, of course, if you don’t call Tampa Bay home. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO0yY0bP_CI Columbus has proven to be every bit the team that toppled the heavily favored Lightning...
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Time to pump the brakes on the Bruins win over the Bolts

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Less than a week removed from the NHL’s trade deadline – after which the Bruins general manager Don Sweeney was pretty much roundly criticized for his inability to add a big name like Mark Stone and Wayne Simmonds to help his team’s previously pathetic secondary scoring – Thursday night’s win by the B’s at the TD Garden...
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Banking on the kids to come through could be cause for a setback by the Bruins

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer As recently as this past Monday – according to SportsLine.com – the Bruins were tied for third with the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, the Nashville Predators – who are just one year removed from the Finals – and the Winnipeg Jets at 10/1 to hoist Lord Stanley’s coveted challis next June. The trouble is, the two teams...
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