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 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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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Art Jackson

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

Art Jackson was born on December 15th, 1915, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Growing up, Jackson played hockey at the local rinks around his hometown in Toronto until he began his journey in juniors as a 16-year-old forward for the Toronto Marlboros (OHA-Jr.) and St.Michael’s Majors (OHA-Jr.) from 1931-1934. After scoring an astounding 23 goals

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday John “Pie” McKenzie

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

John Mckenzie was born on December 12th, 1937, in High River, Alberta, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 16-year-old forward for the Calgary Buffaloes (WCJHL) and the Medicine Hat Tigers for two years. When he turned 19, he transferred to the OHA-Jr. League and played for the St. Catharines Teepees (OHA-Jr.) from 1956-1958.

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Marty Barry

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

Marty Barry was born on December 8th, 1905, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. He began playing for various amateur teams in Montreal as an 18-year-old forward and did so from 1924-27. Barry suited up for the Montreal St. Anthony’s (MCHL), Montreal St. Ann’s (ECHL), and Montreal Bell Telephone (MCHL), and at the time

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Most Clutch Players in Boston Bruins History

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

Hockey is an intense sport. The high-paced game with ultra-talented players all over the ice creates an action-packed event that draws fans year after year. One of the most back-and-forth sports, it’s more uncommon to see a full-blown blowout in the NHL compared to other major sports. When the going gets tough and the team is in desperate need of

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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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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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BNG Hockey Talk Ep. 12 With Black N’ Gold Hockey Podcast YouTuber Cameron Young

By Cameron Young | Follow me on Twitter @cmoney008

In my latest video uploaded to my YouTube channel, I grade the postseason performances of all defensemen that played for the Boston Bruins during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. This concludes the second part of a three part series of grading the 2019/20 Bruins team by position. Check it out below and please subscribe to my YouTube Channel and turn notifications

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