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His playoff performance this spring has proven that critics like me have been wrong about Rask

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Let’s face it, it takes pretty stubborn jackass not to admit that they were wrong about a long-held opinion that has been disproven to such a degree that they lose any shred of credibility they have left if they refuse to recognize the error of their ways. And while the words “stubborn” and “jackass” have been associated with my name...
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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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A once again tepid Tuukka has rightly caused Cassidy to name Halak the de facto number one in net

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Since the President Trophy winning Bruins spit the bit in the second round of the playoffs in the spring of 2014 against the Canadiens, a familiar question has arisen in the subsequent five falls that have followed.  The bitterly disappointing end to the season for a club that many thought should have been a favorite to claim the Stanley...
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Cassidy thinks Bergeron will play tonight

BOSTON BRUINS HEAD COACH BRUCE CASSIDY On Patrice Bergeron… He looked good this morning. He was fine pregame skate, so I anticipate he’ll play, but we will make that decision after warm-up, but it is looking good. On playing in an elimination game… Well if they watched games last night, which we did address, we try to stick to...
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