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Morgan Geekie is Paying Dividends for Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins

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By Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Don Sweeney didn’t have an easy job coming into the 2023-24 season. Boston’s General Manager had to navigate the losses of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, replenish a roster devoid of players, and accomplish all of this while staying in compliance with the salary cap. Sweeney had to make a series of shrewd roster choices when … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Recall Defenseman Mason Lohrei, Assign Forward Oskar Steen to Providence

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

The Boston Bruins have announced that they are recalling defenseman Mason Lohrei from Providence ahead of the team’s four-game West Coast road trip. The team has also assigned forward Oskar Steen to Providence and placed center Matthew Poitras on long-term injured reserve.

The 6-foot-5, 211-pound Lohrei has suited up for 17 AHL contests this season, notching … Keep Reading

Bruins Recall Anthony Richard: Who Else Could Take Advantage of Matt Poitras’ Absence?

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

Matt Poitras’ rookie season is over, and the Boston Bruins are already making roster moves to account for his absence. On Thursday afternoon, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced that prospect Anthony Richard had been recalled from the Providence Bruins. Richard–who has been red-hot down in Providence–joins a Bruins squad that could … Keep Reading

Bruins Rookie Poitras Will Miss the Rest of the Season

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

The Boston Bruins announced Wednesday night that forward Matt Poitras will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing a right shoulder open stabilization surgery. The expected recovery time is approximately five months. It’s a tough blow for the Bruins and the rookie who was having a solid first season. 

Poitras was … Keep Reading

Column: Why the Bruins Shouldn’t Buy or Sell at the Trade Deadline

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

The National Hockey League trade deadline is almost a month away, and the Boston Bruins have decisions to make before the 3 p.m. cutoff on March 8th. Boston clearly should not be a seller in the NHL marketplace—the B’s are tied for first place in the league with 71 points coming out … Keep Reading

Column: Three Areas the Bruins Need to Improve on to Contend for a Stanley Cup

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

The National Hockey League All-Star break is here, and the Boston Bruins are sitting pretty atop the Eastern Conference standings in first place with 71 points. In what was supposed to be a bridge year following last season’s collapse in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Bruins haven’t missed … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Midseason Report Cards: Forwards

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

We’re more than halfway through the 2023-24 NHL season, and that means it’s grading time. I already gave midseason grades to the defensemen and goalies of the Boston Bruins, and now it’s time to grade the forwards. Here’s what I have:

Johnny Beecher

Season Stats: 39 games, five goals, two assists, seven points

Grade: Keep Reading

How Brad Marchand, Charlie Coyle Have Developed Chemistry for Bruins

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

If you turned on a Boston Bruins game between 2011 and 2023, you’d witness the unmistakable bond between Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand. A Stanley Cup, hundreds of goals, and countless life-long memories later for the duo and fans alike, Marchand’s first-line center role was back on the market. Bergeron … Keep Reading

Bruins @ Coyotes: Game Recap

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

First Period

The Boston Bruins lost 4-3 in overtime Tuesday night in the second game of a back-to-back. Besides the defeat, the headline of the night was the team list of Matt Poitras and Linus Ullmark to injury. Both players did not return and appeared to be in significant discomfort.

This one was … Keep Reading

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