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Providence Bruins Drop Game Three in Overtime as Hartford Takes 2-1 Series Lead.

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

Last night, the Providence Bruins took their second-round Calder Cup Playoff action on the road in Hartford, Connecticut, dropping game three 3-2 in overtime to the Hartford Wolf Pack. With the Wolf Pack’s home victory, the top minor-pro affiliate of the New York Rangers pulls away in the best-of-five series … Keep Reading

Providence Gets Set for Second-Round Calder Cup Playoff Matchup vs. Hartford

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The American Hockey League Providence Bruins have carved a path of resilience and skill through the regular season, earning themselves a well-deserved first-round bye in the Calder Cup Playoffs. The top minor-pro affiliate of the National Hockey League Boston Bruins finished the 2023-4 campaign ranked second in the Eastern Conference with a … Keep Reading

Brandon Bussi Was the Star of the Game as the Providence Bruins Rolled Over Springfield 5-0

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

The Providence Bruins ended their two-game losing streak in spectacular fashion, delivering a decisive 5-0 victory over the visiting Springfield Thunderbirds. Goaltender Brandon Bussi was instrumental in this win, producing an impeccable performance with 36 saves – his first shutout of the 2023-24 season.

The Providence Bruins’ offensive prowess was … Keep Reading

Column: Why the Bruins Shouldn’t Buy or Sell at the Trade Deadline

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

The National Hockey League trade deadline is almost a month away, and the Boston Bruins have decisions to make before the 3 p.m. cutoff on March 8th. Boston clearly should not be a seller in the NHL marketplace—the B’s are tied for first place in the league with 71 points coming out … Keep Reading

Bruins Georgii Merkulov Named 2024 AHL All-Star

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

When Georgii Merkulov was assigned to the Providence Bruins after just four National Hockey League games since making his debut, the highly-touted prospect could have taken that decision a handful of ways. He could have gotten frustrated, played selfishly, or lost his confidence after his first stint with the Boston Bruins didn’t go as … Keep Reading

Matt Poitras ‘Really Good’ in First Game Back With Bruins

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

Matt Poitras hasn’t missed a beat after missing eight games with the Boston Bruins due to joining Team Canada for the 2024 World Junior Championship. After posting a line of 5-8-13 in 27 games before the team decided to send him to Gothenburg, Sweden, the 19-year-old rookie didn’t waste any time finding the … Keep Reading

Bruins Assign Georgii Merkulov to Providence, Recall Jesper Boqvist

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

With Matt Poitras competing in the 2024 World Junior Championships for Canada, Boston Bruins fans wondered what would happen to recent call-up Georgii Merkulov when Poitras returned from the tournament. On Saturday afternoon, Bruins fans got their answer. Ahead of the team’s matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD … Keep Reading

Evaluating Bruins Georgii Merkulov Through His First Two Games

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

For the entirety of the 2023-24 season, Boston Bruins fans urged for the call-up of highly touted prospect Georgii Merkulov. After a hot start with the Providence Bruins, posting a line of 14-16-30 through 31 games with Boston’s American Hockey League affiliate, the 23-year-old received the nod to the big Keep Reading

Bruins Explode in Second Period to Edge Devils 5-2

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

After snapping a four-game losing streak on Wednesday night, the Boston Bruins hoped to continue trending upwards against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday in their quest to reclaim the top of the Eastern Conference. Falling to an early 2-0 lead in the opening minutes of the second period, it appeared … Keep Reading

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