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2015 NHL Draft Preview: Which Positions Should Bruins Target?

The Boston Bruins have drafted pretty well over the last few years, following a period from 2007 through 2009 that produced zero first-round picks currently making an impact for the team. Despite the B’s recent success through the draft, there are still a few positions throughout the organization that need more depth and skill. This is largely because many of the team’s better...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Was Firing Peter Chiarelli The Right Move For The Bruins?

The Boston Bruins’ season came to a premature end last week when a three-game losing streak officially knocked the team out of the playoffs for the first time since 2006-07. In one of the first of what feels like many moves to comes, the team announced Wednesday that general manager Peter Chiarelli was relieved of his duties. Shortly after the initial...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Beat Leafs 2-1 In Shootout, Earn Two Important Points In Playoff Race

BOSTON — The Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 in a shootout Saturday night at TD Garden. The win keeps the B’s in a third-place tie with the Detroit Red Wings in the Atlantic Division. The Bruins have a 3-day break before returning to game action Wednesday in Washington against the Capitals. Here are three takeaways from Bruins-Leafs: 1. Bruins Use New-Look Fourth Line...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Leafs

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins used the same lines at Saturday’s morning skate that they used to score three goals in the third period of Thursday’s 3-2 comeback win over the Detroit Red Wings. Brett Connolly, who played right wing on the fourth line for most of Thursday’s matchup, skated at right wing with Milan Lucic and Ryan Spooner. He replaced 18-year-old rookie David...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Flyers

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins begin a back-to-back set at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon with a matchup against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers are four points in back of the Bruins for the last wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with two more games played than the Original Six club. It goes without saying that Saturday is as close to a must-win as it gets for the...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Flames Preview: Important Points At Stake As Playoff Race Intensifies

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames conclude their regular-season series Thursday night at TD Garden in desperate need of two points. Both clubs have a slim lead for a playoff spot in their respective conferences. Boston is two points ahead of the Florida Panthers and four points ahead of the Ottawa Senators for the last wild-card playoff berth in the Eastern Conference...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly’s contributions appreciated by Bruins teammates

If one were to write a story about all of the standout moments throughout Saturday’s game between the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders, the word “big” — or one of its infinite synonyms — would come up often. The evening began with a huge ovation, as members of the Super Bowl champion Patriots were […] The post Chris Kelly’s contributions appreciated by Bruins teammates...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Marchand scores twice to leads Bruins to victory over Kings

  Chris Kelly broke a 1-all tie with 5:27 left in the third period and Brad Marchand added an empty-netter for his second goal of the game as the Boston Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Saturday night. Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for the Bruins as he and Los Angeles' Jonathan Quick exchanged tough saves throughout the night. Jordan Nolan scored the only goal for the Kings...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kings start road trip with loss to Bruins

Chris Kelly broke a 1-all tie with 5:27 left in the third period and Brad Marchand added an empty-netter for his second goal of the game as the Boston Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Saturday night. Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for the Bruins as he and Los Angeles' Jonathan King exchanged tough saves throughout the night. Jordan Nolan scored the only goal for the Kings,...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Marchand leads Bruins over Kings 3-1

BOSTON (AP) Chris Kelly broke a 1-all tie with 5:27 left in the third period and Brad Marchand added an empty-netter for his second goal of the game as the Boston Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Saturday night. Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for the Bruins as he and Los Angeles' Jonathan King exchanged tough saves throughout the night. Jordan Nolan scored the only goal for...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kings start road trip with loss to Bruins

Chris Kelly broke a 1-all tie with 5:27 left in the third period and Brad Marchand added an empty-netter for his second goal of the game as the Boston Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Saturday night. Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for the Bruins as he and Los Angeles' Jonathan King exchanged tough saves throughout the night. Jordan Nolan scored the only goal for the Kings,...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Islanders Notes: Boston Overcomes Poor Second Period For 5-2 Win

The second period has been a problem area for the Boston Bruins all season and it was again an issue in Thursday night’s road game against the New York Islanders. The Islanders scored twice in a seven-minute span to tie the score 2-2 after the Bruins built a 2-0 lead after an impressive first period. Boston’s second-period goals against total now stands at 48, which is 13 more...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Brickley: Kelly-Soderberg-Eriksson Line A ‘Pleasure To Watch’ (Video)

At their best, the Boston Bruins are a deep team with a number of players who can create offensive chances. That was the case during the team’s recent win streak, as the B’s netted three goals or more during a period of five consecutive wins. A major contributor to Boston’s recent success has been its third line of Chris Kelly, Carl Soderberg and...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly, Chris Kreider Fight After Rangers Forward Boards Carl Soderberg (Video)

BOSTON — Thursday’s game between the Bruins and New York Rangers at TD Garden featured plenty of physical play, two fights and a few questionable hits. One of the fights occurred in the third period when B’s center Chris Kelly fought Rangers winger Chris Kreider after he boarded Bruins center Carl Soderberg along the end boards. This embed is invalid" /> ...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly: Bruins Have Returned To ‘Lunch Pail Team’ Identity (Video)

It looks as though the Big Bad Bruins are back. Boston won its fourth straight game Tuesday with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden. And as forward Chris Kelly talked about with NESN’s Dale Arnold and Barry Pederson after the game, the Bruins are back to playing more physical hockey. “I think that’s why maybe we didn’t have...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Torey Krug: Brad Marchand, Chris Kelly Among Bruins’ Biggest Jokesters (Video)

Torey Krug and Brad Marchand had a little scrap during a practice earlier this week, and there’s no pun intended with that use of “little.” That wasn’t the case leading up to the fight, as the scuffle apparently began over Marchand’s joke about Krug’s height. So it should come as no surprise that Krug labeled Marchand one of the team’s biggest...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dominant Puck Possession Among Takeaways From Bruins’ Win Over Devils

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins played one of their best games of the season Thursday night in a 3-0 win over the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. The B’s dominated in just about every facet of the game and earned a 43-14 shots on goal edge as a result. The victory extends Boston’s point streak to six games and it’s just their second win in the last half of a back-to-back this...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets’ Matt Calvert Scores Vs. Bruins On Controversial Play (Video)

Matt Calvert’s goal against the Boston Bruins wasn’t a difference-maker, but it still came with some controversy. During the second period of the Bruins’ matchup with the Blue Jackets on Saturday, Dougie Hamilton sent the puck toward Columbus’ net, where it deflected off Chris Kelly and into the spectator netting at Nationwide Arena. Under NHL rules, the play should...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Predators Preview: Boston Aims For Back-To-Back Wins At TD Garden

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have one more challenge before enjoying a three-day holiday break. The Nashville Predators are in town for their only regular-season game at TD Garden this season and will be aiming for a sweep of the season series with the Bruins on Tuesday night. The Bruins put Loui Eriksson at right wing alongside David Krejci and Milan Lucic to start Sunday’s 4...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Loui Eriksson Should Remain On Line With Carl Soderberg, Chris Kelly

BOSTON — Loui Eriksson was the top candidate to replace Jarome Iginla at right wing on the Bruins’ first line to start the season, but that plan was put on hold when veteran center David Krejci was forced to miss 20 of the first 31 games because of an injury. Even though Eriksson has played well in the limited time he’s skated alongside Krejci and Milan Lucic since joining...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic, Bruins Strike First Vs. Predators With Second-Period Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins definitely wanted to be the first on the board against a tough Nashville Predators team Tuesday night, and that’s exactly what they did. Immediately after a Bruins power play early in the second period, Chris Kelly won a faceoff in the Predators’ zone, and a battle ensued. The B’s had two shots on Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly: Fight With Andrew Shaw ‘Just One Of Those Things’ (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> Chris Kelly isn’t known for his brawling prowess, but he’s willing to get scrappy when necessary. The Boston Bruins alternate captain dropped the gloves for just the seventh time in his NHL career Thursday night, throwing down with Chicago Blackhawks agitator Andrew Shaw after Shaw dropped Milan Lucic with a late hit. Kelly discussed...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly Brawls With Andrew Shaw After Late Hit On Milan Lucic (Video)

BOSTON — It takes a lot to make Chris Kelly fight. The Bruins winger had played in 775 games in his 11-year NHL career entering Thursday and dropped the gloves a mere six times. Kelly added another bout to that list against the Chicago Blackhawks, however. Midway through the third period, a brilliant rush by Milan Lucic set up a Torey Krug goal that cut Chicago’s advantage...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Jets

BOSTON — The Bruins aim to close out a successful month of November by ending a two-game losing streak (0-1-1) Friday night, but that challenge won’t be an easy one. The Winnipeg Jets have arrived to TD Garden for their only visit of the regular season, and former Bruins goaltender Michael Hutchinson will start in net. He went 13-13-3 with the Providence Bruins before joining...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Release Behind-The-Scenes Video Of Pucks & Pups Calendar Shoot

Prepare for the cuteness. The Boston Bruins released a behind-the-scenes video of the photo shoot for the 2015 Pucks & Pups Calendar Presented by The Black Dog, benefiting the Bruins Foundation, the MSPCA-Angell and NEADS. The calendar features photos of Bruins players with their pets or adoptable puppies from the MSPCA. Bruins featured in the 2015 calendar are Gregory Campbell...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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