2021-22 Atlantic Division and Bruins Preview

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow me out on Twitter @Rduffy26

The 2020-21 NHL season was a unique experience that caused the league to adjust the scheduling and divisions due to the pandemic. The changes resulted in a 56-game regular-season schedule and placed the Boston Bruins in the MassMutual East Division with seven other NHL teams. These changes were temporary

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Faith, Charity, and Community: Former Bruin David Backes

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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @ pastagrl88

The St Louis Blues signed their former Captain and former Boston Bruins David Backes to a one-day contract so that he could officially retire as a Blue. Backes penned a heartfelt message to his fans as he thanked everyone that has influenced and helped his long career that spanned 15 years in the NHL.

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Bruins’ “Playoff Krech” Continues To Climb Up All-Time Czech Playoff Points Leader Board

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By Matthew Cahill | Follow Me On Twitter @MWCahill5

For the better part of the last ten years, David Krejci has been one of the best playoff performers for the Boston Bruins and certainly the best during specific stretches. In the Bruins five first-round games against the Capitals, Krejci tallied two assists, giving him 117 career points in the NHL Playoffs. Krejci has recorded his

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Kevan Miller Nominated For 2021 Bill Masterton Trophy

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

For the second season in a row, Kevan Miller has been nominated for the 2021 Bill Masterton Trophy, as selected by the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association (PHWA). Every year, each team has a player nominated for the Bill Masterton Trophy, which is awarded “to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship,

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Looking Forward: Consistency Is Key For The Bruins Coyle Line

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By: Matthew Cahill | Follow me on Twitter @MWCahill5

A fair share of Bruins have had their struggles this season, and Charlie Coyle and Jake DeBrusk are among them. Coyle has only found the back of the net five times this season and has just 15 points in 44 games. During these 44 games, Coyle has gone on multiple stretches where he’s looked invisible, including

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Looking Ahead: The Bruins’ Salary Cap Situation This Upcoming Off-Season

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

The Boston Bruins recently let Torey Krug and Zdeno Chara walk during free agency with the front office’s message explaining their strategy of allowing the young prospects to play. Other than the additional depth signings, the Bruins also made one “big” signing, which was for forward Craig Smith (3 years/$3.1M AAV). This left many Bruins

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Shean Donovan

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

Shean Donovan was born on January 22nd, 1975, in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. He began his journey through junior hockey as a 16-year-old forward, first appearing with Kanata Valley Lasers (ON-Jr. A) from 1990 to 1991. The following season, Shean moved on to the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) after turning 17-years-old and found a temporary home

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Bruins Bruins: Happy 28th Birthday, Sean Kuraly!

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Sean Kuraly was born in Dublin, Ohio, on January 20, 1993. At age 16, he started to play in hockey tournaments and minor leagues in Ohio. In the 2011 National Hockey League draft, he was selected in the fifth round, 12th pick, by the San Jose Sharks. However, instead of turning pro in

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Boston Bruins Birthdays: January 19th

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Today we celebrate two of the best amongst many other former Boston Bruins player’s birthdays, Norman “Norm” Defelice and Johnny Boychuk. Defelice was a goalie for Boston in the 1956-57 season. Johnny Boychuk was a defenseman for the Bruins from the 2009-10 season to the 2013-14 season.

Norman “Norm” Defelice

Norman Defelice was born

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Celebrating Bruins’ Willie O’Ree

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

On January 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree made his debut not only as a member of the Boston Bruins but also being the first black hockey player in the National Hockey League. That night the Bruins beat Montreal 3-0. In the 1957-58 season, O’Ree only played in two games and then returned for the 1960-61 season. In his two

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