Hits and Misses: Grading All of Don Sweeney’s Trades (Part Three)

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By: Ray Guarino | Follow me on Twitter @rayguarino

As we continue our journey through Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney’s trades, we reached the first trade deadline of his tenure. The Bruins record at the 2015-2016 trade deadline is 34-23-6, good for 74 points. That put them in fourth place in the Atlantic Division, one point behind the Detroit Red Wings. Ownership made

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Hits and Misses: Grading All of Don Sweeney’s Boston Bruins Trades (Part Two)

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By Ray Guarino | Follow me on Twitter @rayguarino

 In the summer of 2015, Don Sweeney has been the General Manager of the Boston Bruins for just a little over two months, and he has already made four trades. There’s no sign of this trend slowing down as he tries to retool the Bruins and get them back into the playoffs. With that, we continue

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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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Boston Bruins: Breaking Down a Possible Division Realignment for 2020-21 Season

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

The National Hockey League has a very difficult task at hand to get the 2020-21 regular-season and playoffs underway. With the ideas of having players in a bubble similar to those in Edmonton and Toronto during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs and potentially a shorter season from the normal 82-game schedule – it is not going to be easy to

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Bruins Loan G Dan Vladar To Czech League

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

The Boston Bruins have reportedly loaned goaltending prospect Dan Vladar to HC Dynamo Pardubice of the Czech Extraliga, according to the team’s website and as first reported by Mark Divver. Vladar becomes the latest prospect to be loaned overseas as teams wait for a return to play for both the NHL and AHL.

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Don’t Blame The Bruins Jacobs Family For Not Spending This Offseason; He Had No Choice

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By: BNG Staff | Follow Us On Twitter @BlackNGoldPod

As sports try to recoup their financial losses from the pandemic, Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is just trying to get by. Jacobs and his Delaware North hospitality and gaming industry was reportedly hit hard by the pandemic. As the Bruins begin to prepare for the start of the

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Bruins Re-Sign RFA Jake DeBrusk

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

The Boston Bruins re-signed restricted free agent forward Jake DeBrusk to a two-year contract, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced Monday. The deal is worth an average annual value of $3.675 million.

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Bargain Bin Shopping Bruins Edition

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

With the off-season hitting its dog days, most of the high profile free agents have long since signed on the dotted line. However, a number of well-known players remain on the market this year due to a flat salary cap and uncertainty around the logistics of the 2020-21 season. For example, proven 30-goal scorers like Mike

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The Bruins Lineup Given Key Players’ Absences

By: Michael DiGiorgio | Follow Me On Twitter @BostonDiGiorgio

The National Hockey League playoffs ended, crowning the Tampa Bay Lightning the champions. The Bruins were handed an early exit loss by the champs and headed for an enticing off-season. The rumor mill swirled with the Bruins being the forefront of most conversations, but alas, the Bruins made one splash in Craig Smith. The Bruins were rumored to be front runners

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Comparable Contracts For The Bruins Jake Debrusk

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Every day, consumers need to make decisions on the value of products. Whether you are shopping for a new pair of kicks, a car, or figuring out the best way to watch the Bruins, you are making decisions. Those decisions might be based on price, efficiency, convenience, and yes, an emotional attachment

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