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Barring injuries, Bruins fans should expect nothing less than a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals this spring

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Following their drubbing of a punchless Panthers team in Sunrise Florida on Saturday night, the Bruins punched their ticket to the NHL playoffs with their second consecutive 100-plus point season under head coach Bruce Cassidy. The road win featured the 200th goal from the newly resigned B’s captain Zdeno Chara, who is now guaranteed to celebrate his 43rd birthday in...
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With the injury bug biting hard again, the Bruins best asset might just be behind their bench

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Writer As if the injury bug hadn’t gotten fat enough feasting on the Bruins this fall, it decided it would have another helping of defenseman Kevan Miller – who has a history of missing time with a myriad of maladies in his time with the Black and Gold – resulting in the club that general manager Don Sweeney added little...
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The strength of the Bruins rebuilt will be fortified or exposed over the next month or more

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer We’ve all heard or used the old axiom “I’d rather be lucky than good” at some point in our lives.  However, when it comes to the injury-riddled Boston Bruins early on this season, their luck has been nothing but bad and how good – and deep – they are as an organization is going to be tested over the...
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Chara’s injury shows just how fragile the Bruins foundation can get in a hurry

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer Entering the season, the Bruins were looked upon as a team that had rebuilt on the fly and seemed to rich enough in young talent to make only minor moves this summer to head coach Bruce Cassidy’s squad that posted a surprising 112 points, finishing second to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 113 that won the Atlantic Division and...
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