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Bruins’ Ullmark Off to Impressive 5-0-0 start

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By: Benjamin Aliber | Follow me on Twitter @bpaliber24

The Boston Bruins’ hot start continues as their win against the Dallas Stars Tuesday night improved them to 6-1-0 early in the 2022-2023 season.

Just seven games into the season, the Bruins have been on a run no one saw coming. They stand atop the Eastern Conference with 12 points, holding a three-point lead over the … Keep Reading

Lander: My Preferred Line Combinations for the Boston Bruins 2022-2023 Season

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By: Theo Lander | Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo

With the litany of roster changes the Bruins have endured over this off-season, there has been an abundance of question marks surrounding how the lines should be organized. The return of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci has given the Bruins some stability down the middle, but the players on the wing and the blue … 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

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

Will the Boston Bruins’ Injuries Continue to Bite After December?

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By: Mark Whitfield | Follow me on Twitter @olop86

While Bruins fans have been breathing a collective sigh of relief at the re-signing of Patrice Bergeron and celebrating the signings of David Krejci and Pavel Zacha, it is still way too early to be sizing up championship rings. Injuries to Charlie McAvoy and Brad Marchand, two of the Bruins’ major assets, … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins All-2010s Team

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

I had a lot of fun looking at the 2000s and building the best Bruins team of the decade, so let’s do it again, but this time for the 2010s. For this article, the 2010s will be the season starting with 2010-2011 and ending with 2019-2020. This list is a little bit … 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

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