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What Does Brandon Carlo’s Bruins Future Look Like?

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By: Pierce Brody | Follow me on Twitter @PierceBrody3

Hockey is a rough sport at any level. Players across the National Hockey League have cemented their names in legend through their “rub some dirt on it” attitudes. A few recent examples are Patrice Bergeron playing in the Finals with a punctured lung and Gregory Campbell’s penalty kill on a broken fibula.… Keep Reading

Boston Bruins’ Younger Look on the Third and Fourth Line

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow Me On Twitter @Rduffy26

In previous years, the Bruins have formed an identity around the personnel of the fourth line. The identity began with the infamous 2011 Merlot Line with Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell, and Shawn Thornton. The trio was a lethal fourth line that played in critical matchups, and they weren’t afraid to get in the … Keep Reading

22 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Shawn Thornton

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

From fights to big hits to penalty shot magic, Shawn Thornton defined his career as a fourth-line grinder who was idolized in Boston.

Donning the number 22, Shawn Thornton was originally drafted in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 190th overall. However, Shawn never got to play a game with the Leafs. Instead, … 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

This Week’s Boston Bruins Stock Risers & Decliners

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By Dan Cellucci | Follow me @Cellucci_Dan14

The Bruins ended their season-long three-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Penguins on Saturday. While the overall play of the Bruins has been subpar recently, there have been positives seemingly hidden amongst the bad. With only seven games remaining in the regular season, the main concern is getting the … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni Birthday: December 17th Gregory Campbell

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On December 17th, Bruins alumni player Gregory Campbell will celebrate his 38th birthday. Throughout Campbell’s twelve-year career in the NHL, he spent five of them with the Boston Bruins (2010-2015). Campbell was notably on the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Bruins team and helped the team in a big way playing all 25 games in the playoffs. … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 4 ECSF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

For the second year in a row, the Bruins find themselves up 3-0 against the Philadelphia Flyers. Unlike last year, the Bruins looked to rewrite history and not lose control of this series. In series, when the Bruins are up 3-0, they are 16-1. Unfortunately, we know what that one loss is from. In-Game Three, the Bruins were finally able to … Keep Reading

Looking Back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: April 6th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

With just three games remaining on the schedule, the Bruins looked to bounce back from a 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers when they hosted the New York Islanders on April 6th. Boston’s performance from the last game was nothing to be happy about as they allowed five unanswered goals after being up 3-0. It looked to … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: March 24th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Following a dominating win over the New Jersey Devils, the Bruins looked to get a winning streak going as they hosted their archrivals, le Montreal Canadiens. The last time these two faced each other was March 8th, when Montreal dominated Boston 4-1. Boston looked to flip the script this time; they had the advantage of … Keep Reading

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