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Bruins Prospect Profile: Nick Wolff

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By: Brian Boll – Follow me on Twitter @HockeyOgie

This past March the Boston Bruins signed free-agent college defenseman from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Nick Wolff, to an entry-level contract.  The 6”5” 230-pound Eagan, Minnesota native recently had his senior season as captain of the Bulldogs cancelled due to the pandemic. Wolff helped Minnesota-Duluth reach the NCAA Finals in each of his first three seasons, … Keep Reading

Bruins Prospect Profile: Jeremy Swayman

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By Brian Boll | Follow me on Twitter @HockeyOgie

Currently with the Boston Bruins down in the series 3-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, plenty of people are giving their opinions on the goalie situation.  Despite some inexcusable goals against, the reality is that in the four games so far this series the Bruins have been outscored 16-8 in a league where teams must be … Keep Reading

A Breakdown Of The Bruins Zone Entries In Their Game One Victory

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By: Brian Boll | Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyOgie

This article focuses on the Bruins offensive zone entries in game one of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  Why is this information important?  These zone entries can be analyzed, along with the results of the entry, to determine whether the puck possessions are efficient and effective.  Zone entries are a … Keep Reading

An Analytics-Based Comparison Of The Bruins And Lightning Series

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By: Brian Boll | Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyOgie

As we await the start of the second-round matchup of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Boston Bruins and the Tampa Bay Lightning this Sunday, many experts are predicting a close matchup between the two teams. A mix of the traditional “eye-test” and the use of analytics play an essential role in developing … Keep Reading