Predicting The Future Performance Of The Bruins’ Next Core

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @LeonLifschutz

Introduction

Welcome back for Part Three of our series predicting the performance of the Bruins’ core players. In Part One we examined aging curves and decided on who made up the Bruins’ veteran and young cores. In Part Two we analyzed the past performances and trends of the Bruins’ veterans in order to predict what the

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Question Marks Surround Left Side Of Bruins’ Second Defense Pair

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

With the Boston Bruins’ President’s Trophy-winning 2019-20 season now over, general manager Don Sweeney and the rest of the Boston brass head into the offseason with several question marks looming over the roster. How will management address the lack of depth scoring (again)? What will happen with the team’s restricted free agents? Or

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The Bruins’ PK In the Playoffs Is Similar To How It Was In The Regular Season

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By: Lydia Murray | Follow Me on Twitter @lydia_murray12

Over the course of the past month or so, I’ve published articles using shot heatmaps on the Bruins offense, defense, and power play during the regular season. Now, it’s time to take a look at the penalty kill. In addition to breaking down how it was in the regular season,

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An Introduction to Bruins Player and Team Good/Bad/Fun/Dull Graphs

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By: Lydia Murray | Follow Me on Twitter @lydia_murray12

Perhaps my favorite type of hockey analytic graph is the good/bad//fun/dull graph. Once you know what you’re looking at, they’re easy to read and display a ton of information. However, not everyone knows exactly what they mean, and so I thought it would be good to write an introductory article to them before

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Boston vs Tampa Bay Game One Breakdown

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By: Leon Lifschutz | Follow Me On Twitter @LeonLifschutz

The eastern conference’s top two regular-season teams kicked off their series in exciting fashion with non-stop action right from the opening puck drop. The Bruins came out of this one the winner, but early indications suggest this will be a long and hard-fought series. Let’s get into the breakdown of game one!

The Recap

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An Analytics-Based Comparison Of The Bruins And Lightning Series

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By: Brian Boll | Follow Me On Twitter @HockeyOgie

As we await the start of the second-round matchup of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Boston Bruins and the Tampa Bay Lightning this Sunday, many experts are predicting a close matchup between the two teams. A mix of the traditional “eye-test” and the use of analytics play an essential role in developing

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Boston vs. Tampa Bay Second Round Series Preview

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By: Leon Lifschutz | Follow me on Twitter @LeonLifschutz

The two best teams in the Eastern Conference will meeting in round 2. Tampa Bay slayed their 2019 demon by handling the Columbus Blue Jackets in 5 games. Meanwhile, Boston stayed the course by dispatching Carolina for the second year in row in just 5 games after a lackluster round-robin performance. This second round match-up

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