2022 Boston Bruins Off-Season Trade Market Primer

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter @NHLJoeTravia

It’s safe to say that this will be a very interesting off-season for the Boston Bruins. After a disappointing first-round exit to the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round, the Bruins need to reshape the roster a bit if they want to compete with the league’s best. With guys like Brad Marchand, David

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Neely: Bruins Working On Extension With Don Sweeney; Less Committal On Bruce Cassidy

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter @NHLJoeTravia

One of the biggest questions going into the Bruins’ off-season was the contract status of General Manager Don Sweeney. With his contract expiring and the team seemingly stuck in neutral coming off a first-round playoff loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, many wondered if Sweeney would not have his contract renewed. During his end of the season

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Bruins Sign 2019 First Round Pick Johnny Beecher to Entry-Level Contract

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It has been a busy day to start the offseason for the Boston Bruins. Shortly after news broke that young defenseman Jakub Zboril signed a two-year extension with the club, the Bruins announced that 2019 first-round draft pick (30th overall) Johnny Beecher had signed his three-year entry-level. The contract has an annual cap

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Bruins Film Session: How Can The Bruins Score Goals At Even Strength?

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The day has finally come. After a back and forth battle this series with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Boston Bruins head to Raleigh this afternoon for a winner take all game seven. To this point, the home team has dominated each of the six games this series. If the Bruins

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Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes Game Five Keys to the Game

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After going down two games to zero on the road, the Boston Bruins stormed back to even the series up at home against the Carolina Hurricanes. Tonight, they head back to Raleigh, looking to take a 3-2 series lead and give themselves a chance to win the series at home

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Bruins Film Session: Hurricanes Forecheck, Physicality, and Cycle Ability is Tipping the Scales

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The Boston Bruins have dug themselves quite a hole. In what was billed as the closest of the first-round matchups in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, through two games, it has been anything but. The Hurricanes have taken a 2-0 series lead, outscoring the Bruins by a total score

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Boston Bruins Film Session: Chris Wagner Seizes His Opportunity (vs. Toronto, 4-29-22)

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @NHLJoeTravia

It’s hard to get overly worked up about game 82 of 82 in a long, grueling NHL season. With a playoff berth secured and little to play for, the Boston Bruins left a lot of lineup regulars at home, choosing instead to play some of their normal

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Boston Bruins Film Session: Hampus Lindholm vs the New York Rangers (4-23-22)

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @NHLJoeTravia

Twitter is a weird place (duh). After last week’s 4-0 shutout loss, some of the discourse was puzzling at best, downright crazy at worst. I saw people calling for Bruce Cassidy to be fired, Brad Marchand to be benched, calling the team a fraud, etc. I try to

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Boston Bruins Film Session: Power Play Woes Continue vs Ottawa (4-14-22)

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter @NHLJoeTravia

I made the joke. You made the joke. We all made the joke. Coming into the game mired in an 0-22 slump with the man advantage, every time the referee’s arm went up to call the Senators for a penalty, fans all had the same thing on their minds.

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Boston Bruins Film Session: Charlie McAvoy vs Washington (4-10-22)

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter and Instagram: @NHLJoeTravia

Originally tweeted by JFresh (@JFreshHockey) on March 29, 2022.

While the Bruins did not have much to celebrate on Sunday, dropping a 4-2 decision to last year’s playoff foe, the Washington Capitals, one bright spot was the play of 24-year-old defensive anchor Charlie McAvoy. With his punishing physical play and slick puck-moving,

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