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Matt Grzelyck’s Early Return May Impact Who Makes the Bruins’ Opening Night Roster

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

Per Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald, Bruins’ head coach Jim Montgomery told the media that defenseman Matt Grzelcyk is “slightly ahead of schedule” regarding his potential return. The 28-year-old defenseman underwent successful shoulder surgery back in June and wasn’t anticipated to make his return until a month into the 2022-23 season. The offensive … Keep Reading

Ranking Bruins’ Head Coaches. Who is Number One?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Being an Original Six franchise in the Nation Hockey League means plenty of history to sift through when picking the best of the best. Having already compiled the lists of best defensemen, goalies, and right and left wings, the next “best of” series brought me to bench bosses.

This topic was a bit harder … Keep Reading

An Inside Look on Bruins’ Forward Trent Frederic Next Season

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

With just over a month before the start of the NHL regular season, the Bruins’ roster seems to be coming into form with Boston signing Pavel Zacha, Patrice Bergeron, and David Krejci. The Bruins will be without some essential pieces to start the regular season with Brad Marchand, Charlie McAvoy, and … Keep Reading

Do The Bruins Have a Two-Headed Monster in Net?

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By: James Swindells | Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

Some big questions surround the Bruins as they move into the new season. Issues linked to rehab recoveries and how the team navigates the first quarter of the season and keeps itself in a position to contend for a playoff spot are the focal point. But equally as important is the continuing … Keep Reading

Dropping the Gloves: Who is the Better Bruins Goalie, Thomas or Rask?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan and Theo Lander | Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo

It’s a simple question that often brings a lot of tension in Bruins Nation: Who was the better netminder for Boston, Tim Thomas or Tuukka Rask? Our Black and Gold Hockey writers drop the gloves and go head to head this week.

GAYLE TROIANI: I recently did … 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

Who is the Best Goaltender in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

“Most fans go wild when they see a goalie make what looks like a great save, but the chances are what they are seeing is a save that was made from being out of position.”

Mike Richter, New York Ranger goalie 1989-2003

Goaltenders are the most important player on a hockey team. Often described as agile … Keep Reading

Orr is the Best Defenseman in Bruins’ History. So who Rounds out the Rest?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

The Bruins have been fortunate with the talent on the blue line throughout the years.

There is no denying that Bobby Orr is not only the best defenseman in Bruins history but in the history of the National Hockey League as well. You can … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Left Wing in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow Me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Since 1924, the Bruins have enjoyed years of success in the league, including winning six Stanley Cups. Having players to cheer for, like Hall of Fame Defensemen Bobby Orr and Ray Bourque, along with future Hall of Famers Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron, adds to the team’s history. Fans rallied behind bruisers like Terry O’Reilly, Stan … Keep Reading

Looking at the Options the Bruins Have to Fill the Second Line Center

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

The 2022 offseason for the Boston Bruins has been a whirlwind of emotions with the firing of Bruce Cassidy in early June, the rumors surrounding Patrice Bergeron returning, and the multi-year contract extension of general manager Don Sweeney. While some offseason questions have been answered, many remain regarding the construction of the Bruins … Keep Reading

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