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After a League Warning Post Game Two, Where Was Player Safety in the Sam Bennett Sucker Punch to Bruins Brad Marchand?

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

In a playoff series marred by escalating tensions, an incident between the Boston Bruins and the Florida Panthers has stirred significant controversy. After Game Two, the NHL and its Department of Player Safety issued warnings to both teams, urging restraint and adherence to conduct that maintains the integrity of the game.

However, these … Keep Reading

What Does Brandon Carlo’s Bruins Future Look Like?

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By: Pierce Brody | Follow me on Twitter @PierceBrody3

Hockey is a rough sport at any level. Players across the National Hockey League have cemented their names in legend through their “rub some dirt on it” attitudes. A few recent examples are Patrice Bergeron playing in the Finals with a punctured lung and Gregory Campbell’s penalty kill on a broken fibula.… Keep Reading

Bruins’ Merlot Line Can’t be Duplicated

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Who doesn’t love a good merlot? It’s friendly, balanced, popular, and versatile. Fortunately for Bruins fans, we were spoiled by merlot for four years with the output, toughness, and passion of Gregory Campbell, Daniel Paille, and Shawn Thornton. But unfortunately, there hasn’t been another group of players to duplicate what that fourth line … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Brad Marchand Suspended for Six Games

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By: Scott Wood | Follow me on Twitter @ScottHoHPodcast

The NHL has suspended Bruins’ Brad Marchand for six games, It was announced Wednesday evening, for an incident involving Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry.

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Bruins’ Players Reaction to NHL Withdrawal From 2022 Winter Olympics

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

In light of the outbreak of COVID-19 throughout professional sports in North America, the NHL and NHLPA announced on Wednesday, December 22, that they will not be participating in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Since the NHL will not be participating, teams will be using the Olympic break time frame … Keep Reading

Who Could Replace Marchand On The Bruins Top Line?

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By: Andrew Taverna | Follow me on Twitter: @andrewtaverna

As you very likely know by now, Brad Marchand has been suspended for three games coming off an incident involving Oliver Ekman-Larsson during Sunday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks. The Bruins will take on the Detroit Red Wings, Nashville Predators, and the Tampa Bay Lightning during that three-game suspension. For those games, the Bruins will … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Brad Marchand Suspended Three Games for Slew-Footing

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By: Andrew Taverna | Follow me on Twitter: @andrewtaverna

Brad Marchand has been suspended three games for a slew-footing incident by the Department of Player Safety. During last night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, Marchand was involved in a play against opposing player Oliver Ekman-Larsson. He became entangled with Ekman-Larsson from behind and positionally pulled Ekman-Larsson back from his upper body while engaging his back leg simultaneously. … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Forward Nick Ritchie Fined $5,000 For Elbowing

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By: Martin Borys | Follow me on Twitter @kmartin133

With Cassidy getting fined earlier today, the Department of Player Safety followed up with a $5,000 fine on Boston Bruins’ Nick Ritchie. This looked questionable during the play, but the ref’s arms stayed down despite Scott Mayfield’s opinion on the hit.

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Bruins D Brandon Carlo Week-To-Week With Upper Body Injury

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

The Boston Bruins announced Saturday morning that defenseman Brandon Carlo is week-to-week with an upper body injury. Carlo exited Boston’s game against Pittsburgh on Thursday during the first period after sustaining the injury. Boston lost, 4-1.

“It’s been a trying year … Keep Reading

Capitals Forward Wilson Suspended Seven Games For Hit to Bruins Carlo

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By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The National Hockey Leagues Player Safety Board has suspended Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson seven games for his blindsided hit to the head of Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo. The infraction happened on Friday night at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts late in the first period. There was no call on the ice and Brandon was … Keep Reading

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