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Bruins Head Coach Jim Montgomery is Impressed With Defenseman Peeke’s Performance

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The National Hockey League’s 2024 Trade Deadline was a whirlwind of activity before the Friday, March 8th, 3pm deadline. The Boston Bruins organization made minimal moves, improving their team with the limited assets the club had to offer.

One of the moves was when the B’s acquired defenseman Andrew Peeke from the Columbus … Keep Reading

Column: Bruins Underwhelming Trade Deadline Isn’t as bad as it Looks

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

The Boston Bruins made their bed. Now, they have to sleep in it. Friday’s trade deadline wasn’t as exciting for the Bruins as some fans may have hoped for. While the Vegas Golden Knights were on a shopping spree—splurging on Tomas Hertl, Anthony Mantha, and Noah Hanifin—the Bruins sat on … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins’ Biggest Needs Ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

If you’re a hockey fan, it’s the most wonderful time of the year: NHL trade deadline season. Rumors swirl, speculation runs rampant, and fans and media alike string together nuggets of information in desperate attempts to determine what their favorite team has planned. If you’re a Boston Bruins fan, you’re no stranger to the trepidation, delirium, … Keep Reading

Bruins @ Oilers: Game Recap

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

The Boston Bruins kicked off their four-game road trip with a 6-5 overtime win over the sieging Edmonton Oilers Wednesday night. It was a wacky game that featured a lot of back-and-forth action and high-end offensive plays.

After taking a 4-1 lead in the second period, the Bruins yielded three straight goals, allowing the … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Midseason Report Card: Defense and Goalies

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

As we wait patiently for the all-star break to end and Bruins hockey to return, I thought it might be a good idea to give the team their grades for the first half of the 2023-24 NHL season. Here’s how I evaluated Boston’s defensemen and goalies:

Brandon Carlo

Season Stats: 44 Keep Reading

Bruins @ Senators: Game Recap

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

The Boston Bruins defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in overtime on Thursday night in what was a frustrating night for the Bruins. They had to kill six penalties, most of which were questionable calls. They only received one power play of their own, but they did score.

Despite being outshot 37-23, Boston … Keep Reading

Parker Wotherspoon is Holding Down the Fort for the Boston Bruins

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

You wouldn’t believe me if I told you at the beginning of the season that Parker Wotherspoon would be a pivotal piece to the 2023-24 Bruins. You also wouldn’t believe me if I told you he’s been one of the team’s best defenders since the new year. But without Wotherspoon’s stout defensive play and … Keep Reading

What Happens on the Bruins Blueline When Forbort Returns?

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

The Boston Bruins have dealt with numerous injuries on the blueline this season. Because of that, they have used a total of nine different defensemen and haven’t had a consistent lineup of pairings on the back end. The latest defenseman to suffer an injury is Derek Forbort, who was placed on LTIR … Keep Reading

Bruins Defenseman Matt Grzelcyk is Day-to-Day

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On X (Formerly Twitter) @adbblue

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk did not participate in Thursday’s practice, according to Scott McLaughlin of WEEI, and is day to day. Grzelcyk was banged up in Tuesday’s overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild. 

The injury occurred after he was driven hard into the end boards by Wild forward Marcus Foligno and … Keep Reading

Parker Wotherspoon is Taking Advantage of His Opportunities With the Bruins

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On X (Formerly Twitter) @adbblue

At the start of training camp for the Boston Bruins, defenseman Parker Wotherspoon was a name that most Bruins fans probably hadn’t heard before. But with injuries ravaging the Bruins Blue line through the year, Wotherspoon has found himself in the Boston lineup for five games this season.

The former New York Islanders … Keep Reading

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