How Boston’s Top Line Exploits ‘Soft Space’

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By: Leon Lifshutz | Follow Me On Twitter @BruinsBreakdown

It’s well established that the Boston Bruins possess one of the best first-lines in the game of hockey. In addition to being extremely skilled, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, and David Pastrnak also have elite hockey brains. They’ve shown those smarts off on more than one goal-scoring sequence in their current series versus the Islanders.

One particular

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Breaking Down The Bruins’ Jake DeBrusk’s Struggles

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Armed with a new contract and an extended off-season of working on his fitness, the expectations were sky-high for Jake DeBrusk as he began his fourth season in the NHL. The six-foot-tall, 188-pound winger scored 16 times in his rookie year and followed that up with a 27-goal effort in his sophomore

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Bruins Breakdown: Episode 16, Game On

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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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Bruins Breakdown: Episode 15, Winter Camp

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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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Are The Bruins Strong Links Enough To Be A Cup Contender?

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Hockey is considered the quintessential team sport. Each player is dependent on their five-man unit, and goalie, while on the ice. With 18 skaters only the best play more than a quarter of the game and rarely does a player play more than a third. Even the best players handle the puck for just over one

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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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Zdeno Chara Now A Former Bruin

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

After a 14-year tenure with the Boston Bruins, Zdeno Chara is now a Washington Capital. The Caps will be the fourth team of his 22-year NHL career with a stop in Ottawa after being drafted and starting his career with the New York Islanders. The consummate team captain will leave a giant hole, figuratively and literally,

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The Importance Of The Bruins Goaltending Tandem

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

The Bruins look like they will go into next season with a goaltending duo of Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak. While Rask rumors swirled in the early days of the off-season, and after his abrupt bubble exit, he remains on the roster. Both player and the team have shared the expectation is for him to

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The Bruins David Krejci And Similarity Scores

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

A few weeks ago, we spent some time looking at the players that make up the Bruins veteran core and the younger players that may make up their next core. Amongst the senior group was David Krejci, the creative, silky, and responsible long-tenured second-line center. During our exercise, Krejci was a player who looks

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Boston Bruins And Torey Krug Part Ways

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Torey Krug’s tenure wearing the spoked B has come to end. Late Friday night, the 29-year old Livonia, Michigan native signed with the St. Louis Blues. According to PuckPedia the deal is worth $45.5 million over seven years with an Average Annual Value (AAV) of $6,500,000. Krug’s base salary will fluctuate over the course of the

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