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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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For Bruins brass, the summer heat wave may be just beginning

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer It has been over a week since the hottest commodity to hit free agency in the salary cap era – former New York Islanders franchise center John Tavares – announced that he was taking his talents to his hometown of Toronto to play for the long-suffering Leafs.  Having already been spurned by Ilya Kovalchuk – the 35-year-old returning NHL’er...
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Following their 112 point season last year, the heat is only getting higher on the Bruins brass this summer

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Now that the Stanley Cup has finally found it’s way to Washington, D.C. after 44 years since the Capitals came into the league in 1974, the heavy lifting for the other 30 clubs who came up short in their chase for Lord Stanley’s challis begins.  And nowhere may there be more to lift or higher expectations to fill than...
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