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What’s Wrong With The Boston Bruins

19th
Apr. × ’13

This is probably the most asked, least answered question in Boston sports. The answer is complex, and involves more than a few moving pieces. Health: The Bruins have certainly had less than average amounts of injuries, and unfortunately the two most prominent injuries have been to their top scorer, and their most important skater. Brad […]


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Team USA Olympic Roster Part 1

3rd
Mar. × ’13

Just about four years ago the US and Canada put on two of the best hockey games of the last quarter century. But, like all teams that team USA is not the one we’ll see in a few years. If I’m playing general manager, there are some players I do bring back, and others I […]


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Is Tim Thomas The Smartest Man In Hockey?

20th
Jul. × ’12

The current labor situation is filled with reasons to reexamine what we know. Let’s start with the facts: The NHL Ownership has staked out a position that appears to be a draconian assault on the players union. Anyone paying attention for the last two or three years knows that this CBA is first, second and […]


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6 Much Rumored Players Likely To Stay Put

25th
Jun. × ’12

The Jordan Staal trade short circuited a hype fest that could have gone on all summer and right up to the trade deadline. It’s kinda disappointing honestly. Sure it’ll be fun to see how many times announcers and the press confuse them this season, but hey there are other players who we’ll all get to […]


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Boston Bruins Goaltending

1st
Jun. × ’12

Recently some interesting and oh-so-timely news came out of one of the Boston newsies regarding one of the Bruins goalies possibly being traded. While there was certainly a reason behind that article, I’m not sure it was a reasonable writeup. If you look at the way goalies are developed and handled across the NHL, both […]


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NHL Superteam

16th
May. × ’12

With the CBA negotiations looking more and more likely to vent heat from both sides, the possibility we will see a large number of high end UFA’s all at once is growing daily. In addition to those top UFA’s this season: Suter, Parise, Semin, Selanne, Whitney, Jagr, Parenteau, Holmstrom, Garrison and more if there is […]


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Bruins Season Review Part One: Out The Door

26th
Apr. × ’12

The season is over. In the wake of a hard fought series against a team that had the Bruins number all season, it’s hard to see how anyone can be devastated. This isn’t the loss to the Flyers after going up three games to none. It’s not a loss to a truly hated team like […]


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Stacking the Pads: Playoff Goalies

11th
Apr. × ’12

Most years in order to win a championship in the NHL you need to have a goalie play above average and contribute to the win. That isn’t the same as giving a team the chance to win, or simply not costing the team a win. There have been exceptions to this, namely belonging to the […]


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Playoff Preview: Eastern Conference

9th
Apr. × ’12

It’s that time of year, when anyone who hasn’t managed to completely abandon social responsibility goes into hibernation for several hours a couple times a week. The NHL playoffs are here. 1: New York Rangers vs 8: Ottawa Senators The Rangers have the advantages in goaltending, in playoff experience, penalty kill and in team toughness. […]


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