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by Alec Rudolph on January 6, 2021 at 10:45 pm
With 14-year captain Zdeno Chara officially gone, there now remain four players from the Boston Bruins’ 2010-11 Stanley Cup-winning roster: Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Tuukka Rask, and David Krejci. All four are still integral parts of Boston’s game plan. Bergeron and Marchand are the Bruins’ best players, after David Pastrnak. Rask, the league leader in
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by Rachel Nones on January 6, 2021 at 10:35 pm
With the new NHL divisions set for the 2020-21 season, the MassMutual East Division, which includes the New York Rangers, will also now include the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres, as the Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackets move to the Discover Central Division. The Rangers will face their division rivals eight times each this
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by Peter Baracchini on January 6, 2021 at 9:55 pm
Team Canada entered the gold medal game as the potential favourite against Team USA. However, the Americans weren’t to be taken lightly as they always pose a threat. They were able to dethrone Canada to become World Junior Hockey Champions winning the gold medal, shutting them out 2-0. Canada had a stacked roster, especially up
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by Ben Wagner on January 6, 2021 at 9:45 pm
The last eight years of general manager Marc Bergevin’s tenure have been tumultuous and divisive at best. Even some of my colleagues have weighed in on this. However, this offseason has marked a significant change from Bergevin’s usual dealings. After securing the services of free agents Tyler Toffoli and Corey Perry as well as trading
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by Wray Perkin on January 6, 2021 at 9:30 pm
It’s rare for an NHL team to start off slow and bounce back to snag a playoff spot in a normal 82-game regular season. While there are exceptions – like the 2018-19 St. Louis Blues – it’s very uncommon for teams to experience such a wondrous turnaround. In the COVID-19 world of altered and shortened
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