Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: March 22nd, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow Me On Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Following an embarrassing loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins looked to bounce back when they returned home to TD Garden and the 17,565 Boston faithful. Boston had been struggling as of late and have only won one out of their last seven games, so this was an important night to bounce back.

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Bruins Breakdown: Episode 13, True Gritty

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

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Join Ryan and Leon on Bruins Breakdown as they provide an in-depth analysis of all the latest Boston Bruins, National Hockey League, and hockey world happenings. Our hosts have spent their lives involved in hockey as players, coaches, and more. The dynamic duo, along with periodic special guests, will provide keen insights into the game

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Bargain Bin Shopping Bruins Edition

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

With the off-season hitting its dog days, most of the high profile free agents have long since signed on the dotted line. However, a number of well-known players remain on the market this year due to a flat salary cap and uncertainty around the logistics of the 2020-21 season. For example, proven 30-goal scorers like Mike

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Report: Bruins Interested in Kovalchuk

By: Michael DiGiorgio  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BostonDiGiorgio

Could the recent release of a former-NHL All-Star solve the Bruins top-six winger issue?

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At first glance, most Bruins fans want nothing to do with the 36-year-old aging winger. But, dig a

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Danton Heinen’s Future With The Bruins

By: Drew Johnson | Follow Me On Twitter: @doobshmoob

Danton Heinen’s rookie campaign was a strong one. Lacing up the skates 77 times during the regular season, the Boston Bruins racked up 16 goals and 31 assists. The 23-year-old can certainly be proud of his NHL debut.

Heinen’s impressive start could land him in a top-six role this season, especially if GM Don Sweeney isn’t able to reel in a

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Ilya Kovalchuk: A Bad Idea For The Boston Bruins

By: Andrew Thompson                                                             Twitter:    @Godwentwhoops

Free agent Ilya Kovalchuk is back on the market, and he’s interested in coming back to the NHL. Naturally, Boston area organizations jumped on the story and began spinning and weaving the idea that the 35-year old Russian player would want to wear the ‘spoked B’ and play for the Boston Bruins.

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Bruins Should Avoid Making Waves In Free Agency

By: Drew Johnson | Follow Me On Twitter: @doobshmoob

The Boston Bruins must re-sign Charlie McAvoy, Brandon Carlo, Ryan Donato, and Danton Heinen next summer. That is in addition to guys like Noel Acciari and Adam McQuaid if they earn an extension this season. Think about how much that may cost.

For this reason, and a many more, General Manager Don Sweeney ought not to make a big splash in

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Dissecting The Possibility Of Ilya Kovalchuk Signing In Boston

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By Mike Cratty | Follow me on Twitter @Mike_Cratty

Time has passed since his retirement from the NHL in 2013, but Ilya Kovalchuk wants to return to the NHL for another go. Most recently, he has visited with the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks in pursuit of said return. With some cap maneuvering and good contemplation, Kovalchuk could be a fit in Boston.

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