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The Significance of Hampus Lindholm to the Boston Bruins

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

When Don Sweeney acquired Hampus Lindholm from the Anaheim Ducks for a first-round pick, two second-round picks, Urho Vaakanainen and John Moore, it was widely considered a good move for Boston. Looking back at it today, it was a phenomenal move by Sweeney and crew.

Hampus Lindholm was known as a notable defenseman around the league … Keep Reading

32 Days Until Boston Bruins Season Opener: Don Sweeney

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

We’re officially at Don Sweeney days until Boston bruins regular season hockey, and as each day closes and we inch closer to NHL hockey, I get a little happier. You can feel it in the air—no more week-long stretches of brutal heat and summer humidity. The atmosphere is getting cooler, and so is the ice at the … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Acquire Hampus Lindholm

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By: Dominic Tiano | Follow me on Twitter @dominictiano

Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney and his management team have worked hard to make this deal since I sent the tweet below a week and a half ago. On Saturday, he pulled the trigger with the Anaheim Ducks acquiring Hampus Lindholm and Kodie Curran for the Bruins first-round pick in 2022, a second-round pick in … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins: Tick Tock Goes the Clock

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By: Dominic Tiano | Follow me on Twitter @dominictiano

The trade deadline is two weeks today, and Pierre LeBrun is absolutely correct. A quick look at CapFriendly shows that of the 16 current playoff teams, 10 of them are in long-term injury reserve space. The five remaining teams are actually in a good cap situation and could make deals to improve themselves today. In order … Keep Reading

Making His Case: Bruins Defensive Prospect Urho Vaakanainen

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By: Dominic Tiano | Follow me on Twitter @dominictiano

I am no rockets scientist. Heck, I didn’t even finish college. But even if I had, I don’t believe I’d be able to explain why Boston Bruins Defenceman Urho Vaakanainen has performed so well at the NHL level, yet in the AHL, he leaves you wanting more.

That’s not to say Vaakanainen has not shown flashes … Keep Reading

Pregame Notes: Hurricanes vs. Bruins – 01/18/22

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By: Zach Carlone | Follow me on Twitter: @zcarlone21

It’s been smooth sailing for the Boston Bruins as of late. They’ve won their last five games and eight of their last nine to start the new year on a high note. The black and gold are coming off a thrilling victory against the Nashville Predators, one of their most difficult opponents this season. … Keep Reading

Post Game Talking Points: Habs vs Bruins

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By: Joe Todd | Follow me on Twitter @heyjoetodd

The Bruins faced off in game number 929 all-time versus their historic rivals, the Montreal Canadiens. Bruins have now won 5 straight versus the Habs, with their previous 5-2 win against the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge on November 14th, 2021. This was the Canadien’s first game since January 1st after having 16 players on the COVID … Keep Reading

Post Game Talking Points: Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins

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By Joe Todd | Follow me on Twitter: @heyjoetodd

What a game to start writing post-game content for Black n’ Gold Hockey! After being down two goals early, the Bruins stormed back to score six unanswered goals to defeat Washington 7-3. Pastrnak had another two-goal performance and is starting to heat up with five goals in his past four games. Bruins also had goals from … Keep Reading

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