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What Could the Boston Bruins Acquire in a Matt Grzelcyk Trade?

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

To trade or not to trade, that is the question facing Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney as we approach the ever-looming March 8th NHL Trade Deadline. However, this deadline is different than most, as Boston has an opportunity to buy and sell pieces off their roster to improve the team for the present and future. … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins’ Biggest Needs Ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

If you’re a hockey fan, it’s the most wonderful time of the year: NHL trade deadline season. Rumors swirl, speculation runs rampant, and fans and media alike string together nuggets of information in desperate attempts to determine what their favorite team has planned. If you’re a Boston Bruins fan, you’re no stranger to the trepidation, delirium, … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Midseason Report Card: Defense and Goalies

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis and Linktree

As we wait patiently for the all-star break to end and Bruins hockey to return, I thought it might be a good idea to give the team their grades for the first half of the 2023-24 NHL season. Here’s how I evaluated Boston’s defensemen and goalies:

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Charlie McAvoy and Pavel Zacha Returned as Full Participants at Bruins Practice This Morning

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

The Boston Bruins had two welcoming faces join them at practice this morning at the Warrior Ice Arean in Brighton, Massachusetts. Defenseman Charlie McAvoy and forward Pavel Zacha were full participants at the team practice, and it looks like both could be in the lineup tomorrow night as the … Keep Reading

Bruins Mason Lohrei Impresses in His Boston Debut as the Youth Movement Continues to Surge

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

Suddenly, the Boston Bruins are loaded with young talent. With the additions of grizzled veterans Kevin Shattenkirk, Milan Lucic, and James van Riemsdyk this off-season, there were concerns about whether management was steering this team in the opposite direction. However, Boston has emerged with multiple young prospects that appear to … Keep Reading

Bruins Recall Three Defensemen from AHL Providence

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

The Boston Bruins have moved defenseman Matt Grzelcyk to LTIR and will not be available to return until November 25th. It was also announced Tuesday that defenseman Charlie McAvoy will be suspended four games for his hit on Oliver Ekman-Larsson against the Florida Panthers. 

Now down two players on the back end, the Bruins have … Keep Reading

Bruins Stats Corner: Shattenkirk the Journeyman

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By Karoline Sears | Follow me on Mastodon: @spelled_with_a_k and Substack

Hindsight is 20/20 and I think it’s safe to say that Don Sweeny was specifically looking to add veterans to the lineup as a way to transition the Boston Bruins from their most recent golden age (2006-2025) into the next. I’ll get into why I think the current golden age … Keep Reading

Early Season Injury Woes: Which Bruins’ Need to Step Up In Their Absence

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter: @_MikeSullivan

The beginning of this upcoming Bruins’ season will most likely boost or bust their season. Brad Marchand has undergone surgery on both hips, and the Bruins don’t expect him back in the lineup until sometime in December. In addition, Matt Grzelcyck will be unavailable until mid-November due to shoulder surgery.

Charlie McAvoy had some … Keep Reading