Bruins Captain Bergeron Joins Prestigious Group

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

To no surprise, on January 7th, 2021 – the Boston Bruins officially named forward Patrice Bergeron the captain of the team, replacing defenceman Zdeno Chara who departed in free agency to Washington. Bergeron, 35, has been a Bruin since he was drafted by the club 45th overall in the 2003

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Mainville’s Thoughts: Chara, Sweeney, World Juniors and More

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

As we all say our farewells to 2020 and say hello to 2021, I decided to put the pen to paper or should I say fingers to keyboard (that doesn’t seem to have the same ring to it), and put down my thoughts on a variety of Boston Bruins and hockey topics.

Before we

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Bruins’ Marchand & Bergeron Remain One of the League’s Best Duos

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

Beside every great player is his partner-in-crime, his right-hand man, his “sidekick”, if you will. Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito, Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier (… and Jari Kurri, Paul Coffey, etc. Man, those Oilers teams were stacked.), Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr, Ted Lindsay and Gordie Howe – and so on, you

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Gregory Campbell

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

Gregory Campbell was born on December 17th, 1983, in London, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as a very young 15-year-old forward in the ON-Jr. B League for the Aylmer Aces (ON-Jr. B) from 1998-1999, and for the St. Thomas Stars from 1999-2000. The 6’0, 188-pound forward joined the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)

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The Curious Case of the Boston Bruins and Peter Cehlarik

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By: Andrew Johnson | Follow me on Twitter @Justyouknowhyyy

As George Michael once said: “You gotta have faith”

Faith is powerful. It allows us to hold on to hope when all seems lost. Faith is what makes the beginning of the season, whenever it may be, in this case, the most exciting time of the year. Faith fuels a certain optimism that colors everything around

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Rick Middleton

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

Rick Middleton was born on December 4th, 1953, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as an 18-year-forward for the Oshawa Generals (OHA-Jr.) from 1971-1973, putting up phenomenal numbers in each of the two seasons but is most notable for his performance in the 1972-1973 season. In just 62 games that season, Middleton

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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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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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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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My Top-Five Bruin ‘Tough Guys’ Of All-Time

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

With NHL news at a bare minimum and fans eagerly awaiting the final decision on the 2020-2021 season, I decided to have fun and take a trip back to memory lane. While hockey is not the same it was 10-20 years ago; there’s no doubt that particular ‘tough guy’ Bruins contributed more to their team

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