Meet The New Boston Bruins: Free Agents 2021

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

During the NHL’s 2021 “opening day” of Free Agency, Bruins’ General Manager Don Sweeney opened the owner’s wallet… quite freely, might I add.

In what is shaping up to be his busiest off season in team history as GM, Sweeney added quite a plethora of players to the Boston roster — with more moves expected because of some

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Mark Your 2021-2022 Bruins Calendar Part I: A Promising Preview

NHL Announces Boston Bruins 2021-22 Regular Season Schedule
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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

It’s time to put the upcoming Bruins’ schedule… well… on your schedule! That’s right, B’s fans, the Black N’ Gold Hockey Blog’s annual Mark Your Calendar series is back and for the first time in two seasons, it’s filled to the Boston brim with a full 82-game line-up!

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The Cup And The Crease Part IV: Bruins Goaltending Up-And-Comers

Goalie Kyle Keyser is opening eyes for Bruins – Boston Herald
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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

The Boston Bruins pipeline for between-the-pipes prospects is puck promising.

Alliteration aside, our The Cup and the Crease series will now explore a few of those “potential puckstoppers with promise” who could play a pivotal part of the B’s contending for a Cup in the future.

And since we’ve already explored the possibilities of a Boston crease filled

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The Cup And The Crease Part III: Bruins Goaltending Options

Jeremy Swayman to make NHL debut tonight in Philadelphia - Stanley Cup of  Chowder
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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

Options. Options. Options.

Thankfully, the Bruins have a lot of them — both internally and externally — when it comes to who will be tending goal for the Black N’ Gold in the 2021-2022 NHL season.

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The Cup And The Crease Part II: A Bruins Goaltending Outlook

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

There’s a line in the movie Young Guns that parallels what two up-and-coming Bruins goaltenders may go through next season: “There’s many a slip twixt the cup and the lip.”

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The Cup And The Crease Part I: A Bruins Goaltending Overview

Jeremy Swayman Earns Win For Bruins, Shows Poise Of A Veteran In NHL Debut  – CBS Boston
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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

Who will “B” the Number One Bruins netminder next year? How about for the next five years? In a decade?

Well, if I had any say in the SWAY, man… then the guy already wearing No. 1 would be numero uno for years to come (good on you Jeremy Swayman).

Then again, a healthy Tuukka

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Bruins’ Cassidy Fined $25,000 For Calling Out Refs In Game Five

Bruins' Bruce Cassidy fined $25K for criticizing Game 5 officials
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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

In a statement much shorter than the “ref rant” Cassidy went on following the B’s Game Five loss to the Isles, the NHL just announced via their public relations Twitter page the following:

Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy has been fined $25,000 for public comments critical of the officiating following Game 5 of the Second Round

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Cassidy’s Weighty Words Paint A Grim Bruins Picture Ahead Of Game Six

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the thousand-plus words Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy uttered following his team’s head-pounding (if not at times head-scratching) 5-4 loss to the Islanders in Game Five may paint quite an ugly picture.

Here are a few of them, just so YOU can picture it: “frustrating… sucks… needs

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Bergeron Joins Bourque On Bruins’ Playoff Longevity List

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

Patrice Bergeron and Raymond Bourque.

Start any hockey sentence with those two names and Bruins’ fans faces will light up like a goal horn in OT (thank you Brad Marchand for the most recent heroics)! And now those names will be forever linked again thanks to No. 37 inching closer to No. 77’s all-time playoff games-played record

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Could The Boston Bruins Play In An “Old School” Stanley Cup Final This Year?

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

“You’re crazy man, you’re crazy. I like you… but you’re crazy.”

If anyone, in my lifetime, would have told me the Boston Bruins could play the Montreal Canadiens (or the Toronto Maple Leafs for that matter) for the Stanley Cup, I would’ve responded with the above sentiment about sanity.

That’s not how modern hockey works. That’s not how teams

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