How Trading Phil Kessel Could Still Help the Bruins Win Another Cup

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @dairybeast

On September 18, 2009, the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs shook the hockey world with a blockbuster trade that would go on to have a massive impact on the future of both franchises. Phil Kessel, after scoring 36 goals in the 2008-09 campaign, packed his bags in Boston and was shipped up to Toronto in

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On This Day: The Bruins Trade Joe Thornton

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By: JD Young | Follow me on Twitter: @JD9899

15 years ago today, the Bruins made a move that shook up the hockey landscape for years to come. In a day that will go down in infamy for Bruins fans, star captain Joe Thornton was traded to the San Jose Sharks.

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Following the 2004 lockout season, GM Mike O’Connell

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Hits and Misses: Grading All of Don Sweeney’s Boston Bruins Trades (Part One)

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By: Ray Guarino | Follow me on Twitter @rayguarino

On April 15, 2015, the Boston Bruins fired General Manager Peter Chiarelli. The Bruins compiled an impressive 386-233-85 record during his tenure. They also won their first Stanley Cup in 39 years when they beat the Vancouver Canucks in a thrilling seven-game series in 2010-11. But the NHL is a “what have you

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The Boston Bruins Core and How Much Time They Have Left

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By Jack Cinquegrana | Follow me on Twitter! @bruinsjc

Five Boston Bruins had remained in Boston since the 2010-2011 season when the Bruins took home the Stanley Cup. Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, David Krejci, Brad Marchand, and Tuukka Rask re-signed to stay with this strong group, to bring another Cup home.

That was nine years ago, and these five 30+-year-old veterans

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Four Former Bruins Make TSN’s Latest Trade Bait List

Boston Bruins: The aftermath of the Johnny Boychuk trade.
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By Mike Cratty | Follow me on Twitter @Mike_Cratty

TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli released another edition of his TSN Trade Bait Lists yesterday. The main thing that caught my eye on that list was the presence of four former Bruins – Phil Kessel (no. 6), Ryan Donato (no. 11), Johnny Boychuk (no. 13), Dougie Hamilton (no. 30). It got me thinking, what are

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Boston vs Carolina Game Three Breakdown

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By Leon Lifschutz  |  Follow me on Twitter @LeonLifschutz 

Bruins fans learned early in the day the team would likely be without David Pastrnak again which was not a complete surprise.  However, they were not expecting the news that Vezina nominee Tuukka Rask would not only not be playing but was permanently leaving the bubble and forgoing the playoffs.  In spite of

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Boston vs. Carolina Series Preview

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By Leon Lifschutz  |  Follow me on Twitter @LeonLifschutz 

The Boston Bruins dropped three straight in their round-robin matchups while the Carolina Hurricanes won three straight to easily sweep their play-in series versus the New York Rangers.  The ‘Canes will be anxious to avenge last year’s sweep at the hands of the Bs in the conference finals while Boston will be

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Bruins Game 28 Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj
Seven-consecutive wins and an undefeated (regulation) home record is the story of the Boston Bruins right now and it is showing on the standings. As of December 3rd, the Bruins are first in the overall league standings with a record of 15-3-5, tied with the Washington Capitals in points, but have an edge in ROW (regulation plus overtime wins). Boston

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Providence Bruins Prospect Player Profile: Zach Senyshyn

By: Tim Richardson | Follow Me On Twitter @TimARichardson

Zach Senyshyn was taken 15th overall in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft. When he was selected, it was a decision that drew some criticism from fans and NHL Entry Draft experts. At the time, the Bruins had just traded away defenseman Dougie Hamilton and Milan Lucic to acquire the 13th and the 15th pick in the first round

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