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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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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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