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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

Bruins Alumni Birthday: July 23rd Shawn Thornton

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Born on July 23rd, 1977, Shawn Thornton came into this world and would soon grace us with his ferocious play of hockey. Shawn Thornton was a household name for Bruins fans from 2007-2014. His team leadership and ability to stick up for teammates were unlike no one else. Thornton began playing minor hockey for … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Alumni Birthdays: July 8th Rich Peverley

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Rich Peverley, not a guy you immediately think of when someone mentions the Boston Bruins, but he made a definite impact on the Bruins franchise from 2011-2013. Peverley was brought in on a trade from the then Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart. Peverley would be placed on the Bruin’s … Keep Reading

Bruins David Krejci Hits 700-Point Milestone

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By: Zach Carlone | Follow me on Twitter @zcarlone21

Skating in his 935th career game in Thursday night’s win over the Buffalo Sabres, long-time Bruins center David Krejci collected three assists, with the first assist counting as his 700th career NHL point. He finished the game with two more and now has 702 points in 935 career games. Krejci has always been a … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins: Was David Backes A Mistake?


By: Lucas Salvatore | Check me out on Twitter @lsalvatore29

In July 2016 the Boston Bruins made a huge splash when they signed star power forward and former captain of the St Louis Blues David Backes. Two years later after being eliminated in 5 games against the Tampa Bay Lightning Backes finds himself number one on the popular buyout section of CapFriendly.


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