Bruins Report Cards: Low Event Loss On The Island

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

A low scoring game should probably be expected from two teams who thrive on defensive structure. Each team tried to take advantage of counter-attacks which did lead to stretches of exciting back and forth action. Otherwise, the Bruins and Islanders were generally stout in their defensive zones and kept the play to the outside. Despite a decent effort

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Bruins Post-Game Recap: Boston at New York: 1/18/21

NHL Predictions: Feb. 29th - with Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders
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By Mike Cratty | Follow me on Twitter @Mike_Cratty

Boston’s Lineup


Marchand – Bergeron – DeBrusk

Ritchie – Krejci – Studnicka

Bjork – Coyle – Smith

Frederic – Kuraly – Wagner


Lauzon – McAvoy

Grzelcyk – Carlo

Zboril – Miller




New York’s Lineup


Lee – Barzal – Eberle

Beauvillier – Nelson – Bailey

Bellows – Pageau – Johnston

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Black N’ Gold Weekly Episode Two

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By Jon Duncan | Follow me @BNGWeekly

Show Description

Black N’ Gold Weekly is a weekly Boston Bruins show on YouTube hosted by Jon Duncan. Duncan is a lifelong hockey fan who played the sport for over ten years growing up. While the Bruins are the Massachusetts native’s favorite team, he has been covering the entire NHL on YouTube since 2017. He, along with guests,

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Boston Bruins Mailbag: Training Camp Edition

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By: Andrew Johnson | Follow Me On Twitter @justyouknowhyyy

Hockey is here!

After a few months of will-they-won’t-they and the hiccups along the way, the NHL’s training camps have opened! There has been so much news surrounding the Bruins side of things that I could not just stick to one story. Instead, I headed to Facebook, Twitter, and even Phantasy Tour again to answer the

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Is 2020-21 A Transitional Year For The Bruins?

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By Ray Guarino | Follow me on Twitter @rayguarino

Is 2020-21 a transitional season for the Boston Bruins? It seems like an odd question considering the Bruins won the President’s Trophy with the best record in the NHL. They were the only team in the league that reached 100 points in an abbreviated season that saw the league shut down for almost five months between

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Which Bruins Defenseman Needs to Step up the Most in 2021?

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By: Brandon Flowers | Follow me on Twitter @BKFlowers1

We now know that the 2020-2021 NHL season will be underway as of January 13th, 2021. Each team will play a shortened 56-game season and be split up over 4 new realigned divisions (North, East, Central, West). The Bruins already have a few key players that will miss the start of the

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Which Bruin Will Most Improve This Season?


By Michael DiGiorgio | Follow Me On Twitter: @BostonDiGiorgio

A few nights ago, the NHL world received the news they’d all been hoping for.

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Ten Questions Leading Up to the Boston Bruins’ 2020-21 Season

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By: Kyle O’Rourke | Follow Me on Twitter @k_orourke15

At the moment, there is no certainty when, or if, the 2020-21 NHL season will be played. While we wait patiently for the players and owners to agree to terms on next season, we can look ahead to what the Bruins will look like after some significant offseason changes. Now that the offseason moves

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NHL 21 Bruins Franchise Mode: Season Three, Episode Three

By: Mike Cratty | Follow Me On Twitter @Mike_Cratty

Episode three was a busy one. That’s for sure. Tons of movement and chaos in this one and some great moves for the future of the team. I won’t spoil anything. Watch it for yourself and enjoy. Drop a follow on the channel if you enjoy the content as well, if you don’t follow already. Feel free to skip around the

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Looking At The Bruins Defenders Actual Versus Expected Goals

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Now that we impressed our friends with our commentary on the Bruins’ forward group, it’s time to rub in our smarts (ahem, prove to them our nerdiness) with a discussion on the Bruins’ defenders. We will again perform an investigation looking at individual expected goals (iXG) in comparison to actual goals scored (goals or G). As we

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