How Trading Phil Kessel Could Still Help the Bruins Win Another Cup

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @dairybeast

On September 18, 2009, the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs shook the hockey world with a blockbuster trade that would go on to have a massive impact on the future of both franchises. Phil Kessel, after scoring 36 goals in the 2008-09 campaign, packed his bags in Boston and was shipped up to Toronto in

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Boston Bruins Alumni Birthdays: July 8th Rich Peverley

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Rich Peverley, not a guy you immediately think of when someone mentions the Boston Bruins, but he made a definite impact on the Bruins franchise from 2011-2013. Peverley was brought in on a trade from the then Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart. Peverley would be placed on the Bruin’s

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Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 2 ECF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

After allowing three goals in a 1:30 span, the Bruins dug themselves a hole they couldn’t get out of and lost game one 5-2. The Bruins looked to flip the script in game two; however, it wouldn’t be easy. Patrice Bergeron was still out with an injury he suffered in the series against Philadelphia, so the Bruins

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Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: Game 1 ECF

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

For the first time since 1992, the Boston Bruins are in the Eastern Conference Finals. Their opponent for the finals was the Tampa Bay Lightning. Coming into the 2010-2011 season, many NHL analysts predicted the Lightning to miss the playoffs entirely. Now they were in the Eastern Conference Finals, one step away from the Stanley Cup

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Looking back at the 2011 Boston Bruins: March 17th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

With the Bruin’s most recent win against the Columbus Blue Jackets, they looked to get a winning streak going when they visited the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena. Unlike Boston, who won their last game, Nashville was coming off a 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings and looked to bounce back. For the second game in

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Looking Back At The 2011 Boston Bruins: March 15th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

As the Boston Bruins were riding a four-game losing streak, they looked to snap that streak when they visited the Columbus Jackets at the Nationwide Arena. With the playoffs just a month away, both teams looked to get things going, the Bruins especially. With their most recent loss to the struggling Islanders, the Bruins wanted to flip the script. On the other hand, Columbus

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Looking Back at the 2011 Boston Bruins 10 years later: February 17th, 2011

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me @PlaydonJeff

February 17th, 2011, the Boston Bruins visited the New York Islanders in the Nassau Stadium and looked to rebound from a loss taken by the Toronto Maple Leafs. In a game that saw Mikhail Grabovski score with just over a minute left, the Bruins were scratching their heads. The Bruins came into this game 31-19-7, still sitting around

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On This Day: The Bruins Trade Joe Thornton

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By: JD Young | Follow me on Twitter: @JD9899

15 years ago today, the Bruins made a move that shook up the hockey landscape for years to come. In a day that will go down in infamy for Bruins fans, star captain Joe Thornton was traded to the San Jose Sharks.

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Following the 2004 lockout season, GM Mike O’Connell

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Mike “Doc” Emrick’s Best Boston Bruins Calls

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By: Joey Partridge | Follow Me On Twitter @joey_partridge

It is a sad day in the hockey community as hockey broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick has called it a career. In his 47-year career, he has made the sport of hockey that much better on television. He

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The Boston Bruins Core and How Much Time They Have Left

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By Jack Cinquegrana | Follow me on Twitter! @bruinsjc

Five Boston Bruins had remained in Boston since the 2010-2011 season when the Bruins took home the Stanley Cup. Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, David Krejci, Brad Marchand, and Tuukka Rask re-signed to stay with this strong group, to bring another Cup home.

That was nine years ago, and these five 30+-year-old veterans

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