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Bruin Goaltender Jeremy Swayman Named NHL Rookie of the Month

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

After an impressive five wins, one regulation loss, and a pair of shutouts, Jeremy Swayman has been named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for February, it was announced Wednesday. He became the first Boston Bruin to receive the honor in over 18 years when Andrew Raycroft earned … Keep Reading

Bruins Forward Brad Marchand Deserves More Support

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

I understand that I will not endear myself to many fans with this post. After the antics against the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry a week-and-a-half ago, it wasn’t only the fans of the Bruins rivals that condoned Marchand’s actions. Bruins fans argued as well, many stating that the Bruins superstar should … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Brad Marchand Suspended for Six Games

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

The NHL has suspended Bruins’ Brad Marchand for six games, It was announced Wednesday evening, for an incident involving Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry.

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Early Returns on Bruins Tuukka Rask Prove to be Predictably Divisive

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

Goaltending in Boston has rarely been a unifying subject. Even when an event such as Bruins’ all-time leader in wins, save percentage, and playoff wins (among others) returns after surgery for pennies on the dollar. 

Tuukka Rask has struggled in his first few games back in the Black and Gold, and it … Keep Reading

Recreating the Bruins’ 2011 Trade Deadline in 2022

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

Every year the Bruins are competitive, I find myself considering the 2011 trade deadline and how three simple moves helped take the team from being a good-to-middling club to a legitimate Stanley Cup contender.

I understand that some will look at this with somewhat earned cynicism and claim that it’s not worth … Keep Reading

Bruins: How Much Credit for the Recent Turnaround Should go to Cassidy?

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

There’s no question; a different Bruins team has emerged from their recent Covid break at the end of 2021. The statistics can’t be denied. They’ve won six of their first seven in 2022, and their only loss came in a game with questionable officiating that took control in the first period, only to lose … Keep Reading

A Change in Strategy Results in a Strong Weekend for the Bruins

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

The Bruins are back with a new look and different line strategy after a 15-day break, and so far, it seems to have served them well. The most significant change to the roster (aside from being full and healthy) is a new set of lines designed to spread talent and ditch the current identity … Keep Reading

Jakub Zboril’s Injury Deals Another Blow to the Boston Bruins

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

On Tuesday, the Bruins announced that defenseman Jakub Zboril had undergone successful surgery for a torn ACL and will be lost for the remainder of the NHL season. He sustained the injury on a hard but clean hit by Predators forward Tanner Jeannot during a Bruins 2-0 victory in Nashville on December 2 and … Keep Reading

Could a Jakob Chychrun Trade Be in the Works for the Bruins?

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By Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

On Elliot Friedman’s most recent “32 Thoughts” (19:30 in), he speculates that the last-place Arizona Coyotes could be gauging interest in young superstar defenseman Jakob Chychrun. Among the possible suitors? The Boston Bruins.

When the Bruins selected Charlie McAvoy 14th overall in the 2016 Entry Draft, many lamented that Chychrun was passed over. The … Keep Reading

The Bruins Need to Make Their Decision with Jake DeBrusk

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on @ScottHoHPodcast

As soon as Jake DeBrusk took his trade request public, it put pressure on Don Sweeney and the Bruins to make a timely decision. No longer could it be dismissed as a background rumor or a “will they or won’t they” storyline? It turned into an inevitability.

To their credit, … Keep Reading

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