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Troiani: My Favorite Memory of Bruins Legend Zdeno Chara

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Every Bruins fan has their favorite memory of legend Zdeno Chara. Whether it was watching the former captain raise the Stanley Cup in 2011, playing in game 5 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final with his jaw wired shut, or one of his thunderous hits against an opposing player there are plenty of moments to choose … Keep Reading

30 Days Until Boston Bruins Season Opener: Tim Thomas

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

Words cannot do justice to my excitement level for today. Tim Thomas is the stuff of legend. The 2011 Stanley Cup doesn’t happen without him. Tim Thomas is that dude. Tim Thomas days away!!!

Ok, listen. Tim Thomas gets enough credit for his role in 2011, but at the same time, he doesn’t. Do you know what … Keep Reading

31 Days Until Boston Bruins Season Opener: Doug Keans

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

There it is! We’re at 31 days until the Boston Bruins face off against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals for their regular season opener. During this countdown, we’ve been blessed with guys like Patrice Bergeron (37), Shane Hnidy (34), David Krejci (46), and other notable players. 31 was a number that 20 different players wore in … Keep Reading

Bruins Rewind: The Last Time We Saw The Pooh Bear

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By: Joe Travia | Follow me on Twitter @NHLJoeTravia

With the NHL bringing back the Reverse Retro jersey concept this season, the word is beginning to leak out that the Bruins will be bringing back the infamous ‘Pooh Bear’ logo. Chris Creamer of sportslogos.net tweeted a screen-grab from the NHL shop website that showed the Bruins will have the logo back … Keep Reading

Do The Bruins Have a Two-Headed Monster in Net?

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By: James Swindells | Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

Some big questions surround the Bruins as they move into the new season. Issues linked to rehab recoveries and how the team navigates the first quarter of the season and keeps itself in a position to contend for a playoff spot are the focal point. But equally as important is the continuing … 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

Was Tuukka Rask Overrated?

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By: Theo Lander | Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo

No, he was not.

Tuukka Rask is perhaps the most underappreciated Bruin over the last 20 years. A significant sector of the fanbase unfairly villanized him during his entire career in Boston. Often, goalies receive the brunt of the blame when a team underachieves, and to be fair, that is valid in some … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins All-2000s Team

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

The 2000s were a bit of a mixed bag for the Bruins. They had some tough seasons, finishing low in the now-defunct Northeast Division. They also made a couple of short playoff runs that left something to be desired. Towards the end of the decade, they started to turn things around … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Goaltender in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

“Most fans go wild when they see a goalie make what looks like a great save, but the chances are what they are seeing is a save that was made from being out of position.”

Mike Richter, New York Ranger goalie 1989-2003

Goaltenders are the most important player on a hockey team. Often described as agile … Keep Reading

It’s been 11 years since the Boston Bruins won their last Stanley Cup

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By: Melanie DaSilva | Follow me on Twitter: @meldasilva9

It’s been 11 years. Eleven years since the Boston Bruins completed an incredible playoff run by beating the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0, in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final to end a 39-year drought between championships.

A lot has changed with the Black and Gold since 2011, but memories of the Cup run remain vivid for Bruins … Keep Reading

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