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Tom Calautti is a graduate of UMass Amherst (Go UMass!) and a lifelong Bruins fan. I covered NCAA hockey while in college and now report on all things Bruins. Infamous in men's league and career 4th line energy guy who can chip in on offense.

Frozen Four Preview: Matchups, Predictions, and the Boston Bruins Angle

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

One of the best weekends in college hockey is upon us as the Frozen Four gets underway tonight in St. Paul, MN. New Englanders will have a rooting interest in tonight’s games as Boston University takes on Denver and Boston College squares off against Michigan. The Bruins are well-represented in this year’s tournament, with three prospects … Keep Reading

Pastrnak, Zacha, Heinen Trio Paying Dividends for the Boston Bruins

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

It doesn’t take an expert to know that chemistry and finding the correct combination of forwards are massive keys to the success of a season. Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery (more so than either of his predecessors) has been more than willing to tinker and toy with his lines, throwing them into the blender at a … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Forward Danton Heinen Nominated for Bill Masterton Trophy

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Danton Heinen has been a bright spot for the Boston Bruins this season, and now he has the potential to add some hardware to his trophy case. Heinen has been announced as a finalist for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is given to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of … Keep Reading

Bruins Prospect Oskar Jellvik Impresses in NCAA Tournament

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

It may not have been easy, but the Boston College Eagles are advancing to the Frozen Four. After a hard-fought affair against Michigan Tech and an overtime battle against Quinnipiac, the number one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament is ready to chase a title, and one of the biggest reasons is Oskar Jellvik.

Boston’s 149th … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Prospects to Watch in the NCAA Tournament

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for college hockey fans, as the road to the Frozen Four gets underway this afternoon. For Bruins fans, this is an excellent opportunity to see some of the organization’s top prospects in action and look at some future college-free agents that will become available upon season’s end. Here’s … Keep Reading

Jake DeBrusk is Proving He Belongs with the Boston Bruins

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Perhaps no skater on the current iteration of the Boston Bruins is more polarizing than Jake DeBrusk. The 2015 first-round pick has been criticized for his Jekyll and Hyde game, with many fans pointing to his prolonged droughts of pointless hockey as a reason to leave him behind in the 2024 offseason. Those naysayers have been silenced … Keep Reading

Justin Brazeau Has Earned His Spot with the Boston Bruins

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Justin Brazeau may be the feel-good story of this season. The 26-year-old has spent most of the last five seasons at various levels of minor league hockey, fighting tooth and nail to earn his shot at the big time. It hasn’t been easy, and it certainly hasn’t been linear, but Brazeau is now a staple in … Keep Reading

Morgan Geekie is Paying Dividends for Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Don Sweeney didn’t have an easy job coming into the 2023-24 season. Boston’s General Manager had to navigate the losses of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, replenish a roster devoid of players, and accomplish all of this while staying in compliance with the salary cap. Sweeney had to make a series of shrewd roster choices when … Keep Reading

Bruins Sign Notre Dame Defenseman Drew Bavaro to Entry-Level Contract

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The trade deadline may be over, but that hasn’t stopped Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney from upgrading his team. The Boston Bruins announced this morning that they have signed Notre Dame defenseman Drew Bavaro to a one-year, entry-level contract worth $867,500.

The 23-year-old from Bradenton, FL, will report to Providence and spend the rest of … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins End Homestand on a Sad Note Against the St. Louis Blues

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The St. Louis Blues came into TD Garden and scored four straight goals en route to a 5-1 victory over the Bruins. After stringing together three wins in four games and seven out of a possible eight points, Boston came out flat and was out of this game early. Here’s how it went down.

Another Slow

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