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Plenty of Bruins players have got the moves on the ice. Does that mean they have what it takes to compete on Dancing With the Stars? NESN Nation's Dan Duquette doesn't think that Tim Tebow is the only active athlete who might be deserving of an invite to appear on the show. That's why he asked our Twitter followers which Bruins players they'd like to see dancing. Check out some of the best answers in the above video and leave your suggestions in the comments below. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook

Claude Julien, Bruins Staff to Coach Team Chara at NHL All-Star Game

Zdeno Chara will serve as captain of one of this season's All-Star teams, and he'll have a familiar face behind the bench. Bruins head coach Claude Julien will coach Team Chara at this year's All-Star festivities in Ottawa, joining Chara, Tyler Seguin and Tim Thomas as Boston participants. Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist were...

KHL’s Alexander Ryazantsev sets new ‘world record’ for hardest shot at 114 mph

In 2011, Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins broke his own NHL record with a slap shot that traveled 105.9 mph in the Hardest Shot All-Star Game skills competition. A week later, the KHL boasted that Denis Kulyash of Omsk not only beat Chara's record but set a new world record with a 110.343 mph (177.58 km/h) blast at their All-Star Game. It's assumed Chara, an NHL All-Star...

Video: World record for hardest slapshot

Alexander Ryazantsev, a defenseman in the KHL, just set the world record for hardest hit puck at the 2012 KHL All-Star Game Skill Competition in Riga, Latvia on Saturday. The Traktor Chelyabinsk player’s shot clocked in at 114.127 mph which beat the previous record held by Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins at 105.9 mph.  That is one heck of a way to take over the top spot....

Coaches assigned for NHL All-Star game

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will see some familiar faces behind the bench at the NHL All-Star game. Claude Julien and his Boston staff will handle coaching duties for Chara's team at the league's showcase event Jan. 29 in Ottawa. Julien will be joined by Bruins assistants Doug Houda, Doug Jarvis and Geoff Ward. The NHL also announced Friday that John Tortorella of the...

Daniel Alfredsson vs. Zdeno Chara: An in-depth comparison

"My little buddy here says I can have the firstpick. Right Daniel? RIGHT DANIEL?"The NHL has named the two captains in next weekend's all-star game in Ottawa, and they aren't big surprises. Hometown hero Daniel Alfredsson will lead one squad, while Bruins' defenceman Zdeno Chara will head the other.The two players are similar in many ways. Both are well-respected...

An All-Senator Affair For All-Star Captains

When an a specific city gets to host an All-Star game, I wonder if the NHL offices try to find every single way to make it hosting team oriented. The league took another step to make the All-Star game extra friendly today by announcing the two captains that will lead the two teams against each other. Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson and former Senator Zdeno Chara will be wearing the...

Your All-Star Captains

from Adam Kimelman of, The 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game will be a battle between the hometown hero and the defending Stanley Cup champion. Team Alfredsson will face Team Chara when the NHL’s best meet in Ottawa for All-Star Weekend, as the NHL on Wednesday named Ottawa’s Daniel Alfredsson and Boston’s Zdeno Chara team captains. They will take turns picking their...

Your All-Star Skill Competition

NEW YORK (January 20, 2012)—The National Hockey League announced today the events that will showcase hockey’s top talent in the 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Scotiabank Place during the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend in Ottawa. Live television coverage will be provided by CBC and RDS in Canada and NBC Sports Network in the United States...

Puck Headlines: Zdeno Chara talks All-Star Draft; streaking ‘fan’ video; Andrew Shaw Facts

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • From our resident digital mischief-maker John Schultz. • Apparently it's Andrew Shaw's world and we're all just living in it. In praise of the Chuck Norris/Gary Roberts-esque "Shaw Facts...

Alfredsson, Chara named NHL All-Star captains

NEW YORK (AP) -- Daniel Alfredsson of the host Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara will serve as captains for the NHL All-Star game.

Coaching assignments for NHL All-Star game

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will see some familiar faces behind the bench at the NHL All-Star game.

Gregory Campbell, Fourth Line Deliver Again Against Devils to Spark Bruins Rally in New Jersey

Claude Julien bristles at calling them his "fourth line," and for many teams, Gregory Campbell, Daniel Paille and Shawn Thornton would rank higher in the pecking order. The Bruins' depth up front has left that trio as the club's fourth unit though, whether they go by that numerical designation or the more palatable "energy line" moniker or even Thornton...
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