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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.

Making Sense of Analytics: Where the Boston Bruins Need to Improve Their Roster

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

How good were the Bruins in 2023-24? Which parts of their team excelled, and which held them back? What do they need to improve on most? These are the questions every executive sets out to answer in the offseason as they look to strengthen their team. I may not be an NHL Executive, but I figured … Keep Reading

Five Reasons the Boston Bruins Should Trade for Martin Necas

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The Boston Bruins are about to enter what could be one of the most pivotal off seasons in franchise history. For the first time in what seems like forever, General Manager Don Sweeney has the cap space and the tradable assets to make multiple significant acquisitions to upgrade his roster. One avenue he needs … Keep Reading

Should the Boston Bruins Pursue a Trade for Nikolaj Ehlers

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The calendar has flipped over to June, and summer is officially here, which means the NHL rumor mill is beginning to heat up. While Bruins fans patiently wait for news on their team’s pending free agents, yet another big name has emerged in trade chatter. The question is whether or not Boston is ready, willing, and able … Keep Reading

Could the Boston Bruins Trade for the Tenth Overall Pick?

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

With no picks in the first three rounds of the 2024 NHL Draft, it’s no secret that General Manager Don Sweeney and the rest of Bruins Management would be interested in any opportunity to recoup some draft capital. Over the past decade, opportunities to trade assets for picks have been scarce for Boston due … Keep Reading

What a Linus Ullmark Trade Could Look Like for the Boston Bruins

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

What is the value of a number-one goaltender in the NHL? What kind of return should Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney expect when shopping former Vezina Winner Linus Ullmark? In an attempt to solve that very conundrum, I researched every goalie transaction over the last ten years and found eight examples that may provide some insight.… Keep Reading

The Boston Bruins Drop Game Six and the Series to the Florida Panthers

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Any dreams of a comeback in this series were dashed last night as the Florida Panthers vanquished the Boston Bruins in Game Six of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs rematch. Here’s how it went down:

Zacha Breaks Through

The Boston Bruins potentially had their best start of the season, and they pinned Florida down … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney Addresses the Media Ahead of Game Five

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Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney spoke with the media just after noon today ahead of his team’s departure to Florida before Game Five of their second-round series against the Panthers. Sweeney discussed many topics in his press conference, albeit not as expected by Bruins fans.

The press conference, which took place at Hanscom Air Base, began with Don Sweeney addressing … Keep Reading

The Florida Panthers Stymy the Boston Bruins and Take game Three

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

It was a picturesque spring day in Boston as the Black and Gold hosted the Florida Panthers for Game three of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. What many expected to be an explosive and bombastic exhibition of smashmouth hockey turned into a one-sided affair as the Bruins started slow and allowed Florida to … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Drop Game Two Against the Florida Panthers

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

It was an ugly scene in Sunrise, FL, as the Boston Bruins couldn’t withstand the Florida Panthers’ offensive onslaught. The Panthers scored six goals, and the officials issued six ten-minute misconducts throughout the game, so there was definitely a lot to see. Here’s how it went down.

Fast Start

There were several games this season where … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers: Series Preview

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is here, and the Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers are set for a rematch. After Saturday night’s 2-1 overtime victory in Game Seven against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Black and Gold hopped on a plane and flew to Sunrise, FL, ahead of tonight’s game. Here’s a scouting … Keep Reading

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