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Column: Why the Bruins Shouldn’t Buy or Sell at the Trade Deadline

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

The National Hockey League trade deadline is almost a month away, and the Boston Bruins have decisions to make before the 3 p.m. cutoff on March 8th. Boston clearly should not be a seller in the NHL marketplace—the B’s are tied for first place in the league with 71 points coming out … Keep Reading

Bruins Forward Pavel Zacha Has Become One of the NHL’s Most Versatile Players

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On X / Twitter @adbblue

During the 2022-23 off-season, Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney sent Erik Haula to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Pavel Zacha in a one-for-one deal. Thus far, the transaction is one of the best Sweeney has ever made. Zacha set career highs in goals, assists, and points last season with a line … Keep Reading

10 Takeaways from Bruins Training Camp

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

Saturday officially marked the end of Bruin’s training camp as the black gold took the ice for two final sessions at Warrior Ice Arena. Here are ten takeaways from the entire week of practice:

Poitras Makes a Push

I want to make something abundantly clear: Matthew Poitras was the best rookie at training camp. … Keep Reading

Realistic Expectations for the 2023-24 Boston Bruins

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

With training camp underway and puck-drop to start the season being right around the corner, many questions linger about the expectations of the 2023-24 Boston Bruins. After coming off the greatest regular season a team has had in NHL history, things will undoubtedly look a lot different this year.

It is almost … Keep Reading

Counting Down the Top-Ten Bruins Prospects: #4 Georgii Merkulov

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

Training camp is finally here, and as the regular season approaches, we inch ever closer to the end of our top-ten prospect ranking. From here on out, every player on this list has at least a chance (however minuscule) to earn a roster spot at some point this season. We started the top five … Keep Reading

Bruins Prospect Challenge: Highlights, Lowlights, and Everything in Between

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

The Bruins sent their rookies, prospects, and roster hopefuls to Buffalo this weekend for the eighth consecutive Prospect Challenge. Boston’s skaters suited up for three games against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Montreal Canadiens, and New Jersey Devil, going 1-2 in the three games. Here’s what I saw:


Trevor Kuntar: The former Boston College Eagle … Keep Reading

Can David Pastrnak Reach the 60-Goal Mark Again?

By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

Last season, David Pastrnak set a career-high with 61 goals, which was second in the league to only Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers. Pastrnak has established himself as one of the most dangerous players in the league and has developed arguably a top-three shot. That earned him an eight-year $90 million … Keep Reading

The Bruins Need Hampus Lindholm to Have Another Great Season

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

Hampus Lindholm was undoubtedly one of the best defensemen in the NHL last season, playing his first full season with the Boston Bruins. He provided the team with plenty of offense from the back end and was a key piece on the power play. The Swedish defenseman is entering his 12th NHL season and … Keep Reading

Can Linus Ullmark Win Back-to-Back Vezina Trophies?

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

Last season, Linus Ullmark put on an absolute goaltending clinic. He had one of the best single-season goaltending performances in NHL history, which included scoring an empty-net goal, and was voted to his first All-Star game. His presentation earned him his first career Vezina Trophy as the league’s best goaltender. 

It seems … Keep Reading

What Charlie McAvoy Must Do to Win His First Norris Trophy

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

After coming off arguably his best career season in terms of on-ice play, the 2023-24 season would be a better time than ever for Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy to win his first Norris Trophy as the league’s best defenseman. He has not previously been nominated but is heavily regarded as one of the league’s top … Keep Reading

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