How The Boston Bruins Scored Their Goals in 2019-20

By: Max Mainville | Check me out on  Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

Goals in the National Hockey League are hard to come by. While the skill of the forwards and defenceman on the ice are arguably the most advanced overall that we have seen in the sport’s history, the players that defend the goal in between the pipes have also improved over the years. Players such as Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin

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Looking At The Bruins Defenders Actual Versus Expected Goals

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Now that we impressed our friends with our commentary on the Bruins’ forward group, it’s time to rub in our smarts (ahem, prove to them our nerdiness) with a discussion on the Bruins’ defenders. We will again perform an investigation looking at individual expected goals (iXG) in comparison to actual goals scored (goals or G). As we

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Looking At The Bruins Forwards Actual Versus Expected Goals

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

While the only numbers that really count at the end of a hockey game are how many goals each team scored, it can be informative to look at a variety of metrics. Sometimes these additional data points can help explain how events unfolded. In other instances, they can help us predict future outcomes. Perhaps, most importantly,

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What Boston Bruins Fans Have To Be Thankful For

Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Charlie McAvoy - Boston Bruins v Los Angeles Kings
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By: Lucas Pearson | Follow Me On Twitter @LucasPearson_

In a normal year, I’d probably be writing about how fans need to relax on a Bruins slow start to their season. But instead, we haven’t seen hockey in months, so I’ve had to turn my focus to something else. It’s Thanksgiving, and as an original six team with a ton of recent success,

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Top 20 Boston Bruins All-Stars – 2000-2020 – Part One

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow Me On Twitter @AMY7594

Although there are a TON of players that should be on this list, if we covered them all, we’d be here for the next ten years talking about them! I’ve tried to narrow down who I believe are the players that will forever be a Boston Bruins in our hearts. In this article, we’ll start with

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Former Bruin Johnny Boychuk Announces Retirement

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The 36-year-old veteran NHL defenseman, Johnny Boychuk, is officially hanging up the skates due to an eye injury he received during the 2019-2020 season. The New York Islanders announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Boychuk suffered the injury in March of 2020 when the skate of Montreal’s Artturi Lehkonen hit his face/eye region. The injury required approximately 90 stitches. Unfortunately, this was the second injury

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Will The 2020/21 Boston Bruins Be Better Than The 2019/20 Version?

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By: Jacob Abenante | Follow me on Twitter @Jacobabenante

When thinking about the posed question above, my clear answer is yes. This answer has many factors to it; one has a little bit to do because I go into every season expecting the Bruins to win the cup. I have been lucky enough to watch them play in three Stanley Cup Finals in

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Is It Worth Trading Bruins Forward Jake DeBrusk?

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

There is one thing that the offseason does better than any other time of the year – question the certainty of a player returning to his current team for the upcoming season. This offseason, as the NHL still works out a potential return to action, is even more dramatic as teams are actively trying to

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Where Will The Bruins Finish In The Standings Next Season?

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By: Brandon Flowers | Follow me on Twitter @BKFlowers1

The Boston Bruins have always been a staple in the National Hockey League. For the past decade, they have been near the forefront of the league when it comes to standings in the regular season. What more could you ask for from an original six team? Many teams have either been near the top of

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Potential Boston Bruins Milestones for the 2020-21 Season

By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

While the upcoming NHL season is very uncertain in regards to when it starts and how many games will be played, we can still look ahead to the 2020-21 campaign in anticipation. The Bruins lost some assets during the offseason, but remain to be a veteran-filled roster that has many opportunities to reach some milestones next season.

Skaters:

Games Played:

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