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Bruins vs. Maple Leafs Playoff History

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter / X at stmcclure1993

It’s officially springtime! The Boston Bruins’ 2023-24 regular season has come to a close, and with their second-place Atlantic division finish, Boston will be matched with the third-place Toronto Maple Leafs in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. So, with the NHL postseason ready to consume our attention, let’s take … Keep Reading

The Boston Bruins Outlast the Dallas Stars and Snap Their Four-Game Losing Streak

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

TD Graden was filled to the brim as the Boston Bruins organization honored honor captain Brad Marchand for playing his 1,000th NHL game. The team was able to eke out a win against the Dallas Stars and snap their four-game losing streak in the process. Here’s how things went:

Brad Marchand Honored

After playing in his … Keep Reading

Bruins Brad Marchand Will Play in his 1,000th NHL Game Tonight: ‘I Never Thought I’d get Here’

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

Brad Marchand skated in 20 games for the Boston Bruins during the 2009-10 season, recording one assist, and was a -3 with 20 penalty minutes. At the time, the 2006 third-round draft pick was just trying to stay with the big club after a season and a half with the Providence Bruins. … Keep Reading

Why Boston Bruins Defenseman Charlie McAvoy’s Value is Priceless

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

Charlie McAvoy has arguably been the Boston Bruins’ most important player for the last several seasons. The workhorse defenseman plays many different roles for the team on a nightly basis. His ability to contribute in many areas is a huge factor in the team’s winning ways. 

McAvoy can play in any situation and is … Keep Reading

Naming a New Bruins Captain Has Become Seamless

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

For almost the last two decades, the Boston Bruins have been among the most respected organizations in the NHL and professional sports. They have been known to have a welcoming and inclusive team culture in and out of the locker room.

This stemmed from the leadership of the players and started when Zedano … Keep Reading

Brandon Carlo Returns to Bruins Practice

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

The Boston Bruins announced on Thursday last week that Brandon Carlo was placed on injured reserve. It was a big blow for both the lineup and the 27-year-old defenseman. However, there was good news today as he returned to Bruins practice as a full participant. Carlo is undoubtedly having his most impactful season wearing … Keep Reading

Lindholm and Carlo Need to Reach the Next Level With Forbort and Mcavoy Out

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On X (Formerly Twitter) @adbblue

The Boston Bruins recently placed Derek Forbort on LTIR, and he is not eligible to return until December 31st. Forbort is arguably the team’s top penalty-killing defenseman, leading all players in shorthanded time on ice per game with 3:34.

Thursday afternoon, it was announced that Charlie McAvoy was placed on injured reserve. Typically, a player … Keep Reading

Bruins Name Brad Marchand, the 27th Captain in Team History

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By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

It was announced Wednesday morning that the Bruins are naming Brad Marchand the 27th captain in franchise history. Marchand will be taking over for the recently retired Patrice Bergeron, who served as the captain for three seasons from 2020-2023

Marchand has worn the A on his jersey, serving as an alternate captain for the last three … Keep Reading

Reflecting on Bruins Future Hall of Famer Patrice Bergeron, and Ambassador of the Game of Hockey

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

Patrice Bergeron, one of the most beloved figures in Boston sports history and a stalwart of the Boston Bruins for 19 years, recently announced his retirement. His dedication, skill, and unwavering love for the game have left a remarkable legacy, not just within the confines of the rink but also … Keep Reading

David Pastrnak to Take Next Steps as a Leader for the Boston Bruins

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Tommy Bennett | Follow Me On Twitter @TJBennettt37

Things will look different next season. Patrice Bergeron has officially retired and David Krejci could follow. Boston has veterans in place that can help be leaders, but Don Sweeney has a vision. One player in particular will be expected to take the next steps as a leader.

Sweeney envisions David Pastrnak taking that next step in … Keep Reading

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