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Leadership Could Bring Bruins to the Promise Land

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

For months, we’ve debated whether the Bruins have the offense, the defense, and the goaltending to make a deep playoff run in the spring. One aspect we haven’t been focusing on that may eventually be the key to success is the Bruins’ exceptional leadership group.

To see the heights leadership can take a team … Keep Reading

The Most Underrated Bruins in Recent History

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

The Bruins have impacted the National Hockey League over the past 15 years by being a well-rounded team. While they have had some big names, typically, they have not had guys who lead the league in points. Recently, David Pastrnak has provided a spark offensively, but before his arrival, the Bruins relied … Keep Reading

Dropping the Gloves: Who is the Better Bruins Goalie, Thomas or Rask?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan and Theo Lander | Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo

It’s a simple question that often brings a lot of tension in Bruins Nation: Who was the better netminder for Boston, Tim Thomas or Tuukka Rask? Our Black and Gold Hockey writers drop the gloves and go head to head this week.

GAYLE TROIANI: I recently did … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Right Wing in Bruins History?

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By Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Many right wings have laced up the skates and donned the Bruins’ sweater since the inception of the Original Six team in 1924. It’s arguably the position with the most successful, well-known Boston players.

Picking the all-time greatest right wing is not easy if you consider more than just scoring. However, the … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 4 SCF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

After blowing out Vancouver 8-1 in game three, the Bruins looked to tie the series 2-2 in game four. Unfortunately for the Bruins, they would be without Nathan Horton, who was ruled out with a severe concussion and would miss the rest of the playoffs. The man who delivered the dirty hit to Horton, Aaron Rome, … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 4 ECF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals are here, and the Bruins have reclaimed home-ice advantage after defeating the Lightning 2-0 on May 19th. A quick goal by David Krejci in the first period was all the Bruins needed to win game three; however, Andrew Ference scored as well, and Boston won 2-0. The Bruins looked … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 5 ECQF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

We’ve got a series on our hand’s folks; after the Bruins lost the opening two games at home, they bounced back by stunning the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre and evening up the series 2-2. This was the fifth time in Bruin’s history that they tied the series after trailing 0-2. The Bruins would look to … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: April 2nd, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs in a shootout, the Bruins hosted the Atlanta Thrashers in a sold-out TD Garden Saturday night. If the Bruins were able to win tonight, they would clinch the Northeast division. The Bruins would be facing off against ex-teammates Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart, who were part … Keep Reading

Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: March 27th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Following a crushing 1-0 defeat to the New York Rangers, the Bruins traveled to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers in the Wells Fargo Center. This was the second game of a back-to-back matinee weekend for the Bruins. The Bruins looked to get back in the win column while the Flyers were coming off a 4-1 win … Keep Reading

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