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Bruins taking NHL by storm with ideal blend of youth and experience

The Boston Bruins are a cornerstone franchise in the NHL.<p>The Original Six club never seems to be truly out of Cup contention, qualifying for the …

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Botchford: Boeser vs. Barzal a Calder conundrum

So you think Brock Boeser can win the Calder.<p>It won’t be easy, even if he’s in the midst of one of the greatest rookie seasons in franchise …

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Let’s Appreciate Zdeno Chara After Incredible 5-On-3 Showing Vs. Canadiens

2,065<p>Photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>Tom Brady gets all of the credit in New England for being an ageless wonder, but how about a …

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U18s Travel to Cedar Rapids and Chicago; U17s Host Sioux Falls for Star Wars Night

<b>LAST TIME OUT:</b> The U.S. National Under-18 Team fell to the Sioux City Musketeers on Friday night (Jan. 12), 5-4 in the shootout in the first game of …

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2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Brady Tkachuk

Keith Tkachuk made no shortage of enemies over the course of his 19-year NHL career, and is one of just four players to score 50 goals and rack up …

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Snapshot: Bruins take over top spot

The Boston Bruins have taken over top spot in this week’s edition of Snapshot, ahead of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights.<p>While Boston …

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B's Deliver on Emotional Night at TD Garden

And midway through the first period, former coach Claude Julien received a lengthy standing ovation after a tribute video marking his return to …

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Bruins' Ryan Lindgren Following in Charlie McAvoy's Path

For Boston Bruins fans, no player has created more optimism and hope than Charlie McAvoy.<p>It’s taken the rookie phenom just half a season to become …

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Pluses, minuses for Canadiens, Bruins

Boston defeated Montreal 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday and have won the past three meetings between the Atlantic Division rivals. The Canadiens …

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Adam McQuaid's Return Crucial for Bruins

It’s been a long time since Adam McQuaid has suited up in a Boston Bruins’ uniform. No. 54 broke his right fibula on Oct. 19 in a game against the …

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Vancouver Canucks Power Rankings: January 8 to 14

While some publications insist on doing weekly power rankings of NHL teams, we thought it would be even more abstract and pointless to do a weekly …

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College hockey: Former North Dakota star Brock Boeser making immediate NHL impact

If you look at the NHL’s rookie scoring leaders right now, you’ll notice it has a very distinct NCAA flavor to it. Five of the top 10 rookie scorers …

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Six NHL rookies that are flying under the radar this season

The NHL’s rookie class for the 2017-18 season is an impressive one with what is sure to be a tightly contested Calder Trophy race at the top.<p>Forwards …

Tristan Jarry

One player to add from every Eastern Conference team

As the All-Star break nears and the NHL hits the midseason mark, let's look at every team in the Eastern Conference and identify one widely available …

Pierre-Luc Dubois

Bruins cruise vs. Canadiens in Julien’s return to Boston

Don’t blame Claude Julien if Wednesday made him think of better times, and not just because it was his welcome back night in Boston.<p>Coming into this …

David Backes

Miracle: The Remix

T<b>he last time</b> Troy Terry made Team USA, everyone on hockey Twitter @-ed him. Jealous fans and classmates here at the University of Denver were confused how he could have made the roster over the better scorers, the faster skaters, the bigger teenagers.<p>"I was receiving a lot of tweets," he says. …

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About last night … Bruins stomp Canadiens 4-1

You have to feel for Claude Julien.<p>Universally respected as one of the NHL’s good guys, Julien is coaching one of the league’s worst teams.<p>And the …

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31 Thoughts: Defencemen flooding market ahead of trade deadline

• Phaneuf, Martin among available D-men<br>• Blue Jackets interested in Galchenyuk?<br>• Don’t expect Boston to move young players<p>It is a common observation …

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Leaf sophomores have their moments

Neither William Nylander nor Mitch Marner were on pace to eclipse their point totals of their respective rookie seasons, but that’s not a concern for …

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Countdown to TradeCentre: How will Leafs handle UFAs?

<i>The National Hockey League's Trade Deadline is on Monday, Feb. 26 and teams will be making decisions on whether to buy or sell and decide which</i> …

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The meme wars have begun in the Barzal vs Boeser Calder Trophy race

Brock Boeser is having a fantastic rookie campaign. He leads the Canucks in scoring with 40 points in 42 games and is seventh in the NHL in …

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Mailbag: Green return to Capitals; draft options for Senators

<b>Can Alex Ovechkin have another 50-goal season? And do you think maybe the Washington Capitals can get Mike Green back as a rental? -- @MeierGilles</b><p>Yes …

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Morgan Rielly, Alex Pietrangelo and waiting on all-star to call

TORONTO – When Toronto Maple Leafs thoroughbreds and tight friends Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly and Frederik Andersen jetted off to the Bahamas to …

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Does Riley Nash Have a Future in Boston?

When looking at the 2017-18 Boston Bruins, one thing is abundantly clear; the team has more depth than any Bruins team has had in recent years. …

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Fantasy buzz: Donskoi, DeBrusk worth look in deeper leagues

<b>DraftKings picks for Tuesday</b><p><b>CENTER</b><p><b>Value pick: Chris Tierney, SJS ($3,400 at ARI):</b> The San Jose Sharks center has a favorable matchup against the …

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NHL Power Rankings: Here come the Flames

Expectations were high for the Calgary Flames entering this season.<p>They have a promising young core of talent centered around Johnny Gaudreau, Sean …

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NHL Rumor Mill – January 16, 2018

<b>Latest on John Tavares and Paul Martin plus updates on the Leafs and Senators in your NHL rumor mill.</b><p><b>TAVARES HOPES TO REMAIN AN ISLANDER</b><p><b>NEWSDAY:</b> …

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Bruins notebook: Rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy calls on team to keep improving

Bruins rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy is an NHL novice with a veteran understanding of what it takes to keep a hot streak going.<p>“When you try and …

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Ken Hitchcock on Stars overtime win over the Bruins

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston first-round draft pick Tyler Seguin scored on a delayed penalty in overtime to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory …

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Slow start doesn’t help Bruins in 3-2 overtime loss to Dallas

The bump in the standings that the Bruins got from their 3-2 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars at the Garden yesterday might have been considered a …

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