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UPDATE: Bruins acquire Rick Nash
The Bruins send a 2018 first-round pick, a 2019 seventh-round pick, Ryan Lindgren, Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey to New York for veteran sharpshooter Rick Nash.
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A heartbreaker for the Bruins
In a tight game all the way through, the Bruins ended up falling a little short in their parting game with the Leafs before the playoffs.
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Report: B's leading candidate to land Nash
According to multiple reports, the Bruins are working towards a deal for New York Rangers forward Rick Nash.
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Sweeney engaged but waiting for the right move
There's no doubt that Don Sweeney is engaged in trade talks but the Bruins GM is wary of giving up too many assets to finish a deal.
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Captain Brian Gionta of the US Olympic hockey team.
Report: B's looking at ex-BC veteran
If the Bruins come up empty elsewhere at the trade deadline, there could be some interest in Boston in Brian Gionta, the 39-year-old coming off a US Olympic stint.
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'No easy way the rest of the season'
It's a sprint to the finish for Zdeno Chara and the Bruins as they close the regular season with 24 games in 44 days as they look to solidify their playoff position.
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Montreal Canadiens fans.
Morning Skate: Habs' slide hurting Montreal bars, too
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
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A switch on defense for Bruins
Defenseman Kevan Miller is back for the Bruins tonight in Toronto after missing the past nine games with an upper-body injury and Adam McQuaid is a healthy scratch.
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Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand brings the puck up the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Leaf something to remember them by
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says his team wants to "leave a reminder of how good we can be" against their likely first-round opponent, the Maple Leafs, tonight in Toronto. 
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A sore subject
It’s no secret that NHL players weren’t happy about being barred from participating in the Winter Olympics wrapping up in South Korea this week.
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Boston Bruins rookie forward Jake DeBrusk.
DeBrusk on trade talk: 'I love being a Bruin'
Jake DeBrusk speaks out on being a subject of trade rumors with the deadline approaching.
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New Boston Bruins defenseman Nick Holden, formerly of the New York Rangers.
Bruins get first look at new defenseman
Nick Holden suits up wearing No. 44 at his first official Bruins practice on Friday morning, but it remains to be seen how things are going to shake out with the 30-year-old defenseman.
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Florida Panthers goalie speaks about the high school shooting in Florida before a game.
Morning Skate: Poignant pregame moment in Florida from Luongo
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Jarome Iginla, a former Boston Bruins player.
Iggy return would mean B's struck out elsewhere
Bringing back future Hall of Famer Jarome Iginla, 40, should rank fairly low for the Bruins but could be a “safety school” option if they come away empty-handed with trades. 
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Don't mess with the chemistry
The Bruins are faced with the challenge of making roster improvements while maintaining their special team chemistry.
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Will season-ending injury alter B's plans?
Left shoulder surgery sidelines Anders Bjork for the rest of the season, which may prompt the Bruins to acquire a veteran winger at the trade deadline or bring Ryan Donato on board if they can.
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Vatrano to get his chance . . . elsewhere
The Bruins have traded left winger Frank Vatrano to the Florida Panthers for a 2018 third-round pick. 
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New Boston Bruins defenseman Nick Holden, formerly of the New York Rangers.
A crowded roster for B's in Toronto
Newly acquired Nick Holden and a healthy Frank Vatrano join the Bruins in Toronto. Holden gives the B's nine defensemen, so something has to give with the NHL roster.
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Kendall Coyle (left) and Hilary Knight of the U.S. women's hockey team celebrate winning the gold medal.
Morning Skate: Golden night for Team USA
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Which prospects should be available?
The Boston Bruins are serious competitors and have a wealth of young talent in their system. Who might they deal before the trade deadline?
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Boston Bruins celebrate a third-period goal against the Edmonton Oilers.
The B's own the third
The Bruins' gutty, 3-2 comeback win in Edmonton continues their run of dominant third periods and the stellar play of their 40-year-old shutdown D-man.  
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A disappointed Team USA loses to the Czech Republic and fails to make the medal round.
Morning Skate: Team USA's medal dreams dashed
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney addresses the media after the firing of coach Claude Julien.
And for their next move...
Don Sweeney wasn’t tipping his hand after the Nick Holden trade, but he says the Bruins are still burning up the phone lines looking for the right moves to support a playoff run.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo .
Time for the Bruins to go for it
This could be the Bruins' last shot at a Cup with their Chara-Bergeron-Rask core, so they should think about trading any kid not named DeBrusk or McAvoy for someone who can put them over the top.
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Patience pays off for B's in Edmonton
David Krejci caps a three-goal, third-period rally by scoring with 1:04 left, lifting the Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Oilers.
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Acciari's early goal inspires comeback
Here are the talking points from the Boston Bruins' 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.
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Jarome Iginla practices with P-Bruins
Jarome Iginla skated with the Providence Bruins in the AHL team's practice on Tuesday, according to the Providence Journal.
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Defense enjoys mini-breakthrough vs. Flames
Here’s what we learned in the Bruins 2-1 overtime win over the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Monday afternoon.
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Bruins should just say no to Karlsson
The Senators may be putting game-changing defenseman Erik Karlsson on the trade block, though taking Bobby Ryan is part of the deal. But the price is probably too rich for the Bruins' blood.
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Team USA Olympic hockey player Ryan Donato, a Boston Bruins prospect.
Morning Skate: Donato's stock rising with each Olympic victory
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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The Boston Bruins have traded for New York Rangers defenseman Nick Holden.
Bruins trade for veteran D-man
The Bruins have acquired defenseman Nick Holden from the New York Rangers for defenseman Robbie O'Gara and a 2018 third-round pick, the team announced. 
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Bruins' overtime effort pays off
After a blip in Vancouver, the Boston Bruins got right back to business.
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Pastrnak busts out of slump
Here are the talking points from an exciting Boston Bruins' overtime win over the Calgary Flames.
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Morning Skate: Devante Smith-Pelly speaks out on racist taunts
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Questions abound as trade deadline nears
Should the Bruins pursue Thomas Vanek? Empty the cupboard for Ryan McDonagh? Joe Haggerty has the answer to these, and all other Bruins questions.
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Caps forward: Racist taunts 'disgusting'
The Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly calls out Chicago fans who hurled racist slurs at him during a Caps-Blackhawks game.
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Youngsters respond differently to trade talk
Here’s what we learned from the Bruins' Saturday night 6-1 drubbing at the hands of the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Centre. 
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Morning Skate: Blackhawks fans ejected for racist chants
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Eriksson elevates his game against Bruins
Loui Eriksson has been a massive disappointment for the Vancouver Canucks, but he found a way to get some measure of payback against the Bruins.
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B's start trip with a thud in Vancouver
Anders Nilsson stopped 44 shots to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.
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Morning Skate: Yes, Kessel values Cups more than scoring titles
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy had led the team to victories in five of his first six games.
Another turning point trip?
The last time the Bruins went out West, they turned their season around in November. Can they solidify an already strong playoff position as they start another grueling stretch?
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Boston Bruins rookie forward Jake DeBrusk.
Report: Rangers would demand DeBrusk
The Rangers would want Bruins rookie Jake DeBrusk included in any offers for Ryan McDonagh, according to a report.
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Morning skate: Oshie reflects on his Olympic shootout
Here are all the links from around the hockey world.
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Will Donato graduate to role on Bruins?
Boston Bruins prospect Ryan Donato looks like a stud in the Olympics. But he may not be ready to make an impact in the NHL.
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B's pick Donato plays hero for Team USA
The future Bruin and current Harvard forward scores two goals to lead Team USA to its first Olympic victory.
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Morning Skate: Isles fans call for Snow's firing
Here are all the links from around the hockey world.
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Miller joining Bruins on five-game trip
Kevan Miller (upper body) is going to make the long five-game road trip, but is doubtful for Saturday's game.
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New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh.
Buyers beware
The Bruins are theoretically going to have to pay too much to trade for Ryan McDonagh before the deadline and they just shouldn’t do it if that’s the case. Period.
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Cassidy says Bergeron is a 'shooter this year'
Patrice Bergeron just keeps on scoring, and keeps on pushing his way into the Hart Trophy conversation. 
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Morning Skate: Vesey's concussion story
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while reality should be setting in for Team USA hockey after that OT loss to Slovenia.
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Message sent; was it received?
Coach Bruce Cassidy drops the slumping David Pastrnak to the third line during the Bruins' victory over Calgary. How long will it take the 21-year-old right wing to fight his way back?
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McAvoy starting to feel like himself again
McAvoy snapped a six-game scoreless stretch and secured his first point since undergoing a heart ablation procedure at the end of January
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: A clean slate for David Price?
Today's BST podcast features conversation surrounding David Price, the red hot Bruins, and sluggish Celtics.
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Bergeron rolling toward Hart consideration
Bergeron continues to string together impressive nightly performances that push up his standing in the Hart Trophy conversation.
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B's take care of business against Flames
The Flames didn’t make it easy for the Bruins with their fast and physical style of play, but in the end it was just another two points for the Bruins.
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Cassidy addressing defensive slippage
Bad habits have officially crept into the Boston Bruins' game.
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Report: B's in on Rick Nash
The Boston Bruins are in on Rick Nash leading into the NHL trade deadline, according to the New York Post [1]. [1] http://nypost.com/2018/02/10/where-rick-nash-could-end-up-before-the-nhl-trade-deadline/
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Morning Skate: Rinaldo panning out elsewhere
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while learning that Marquis Flowers is a wee bit sensitive.
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Still on the sidelines
Kevan Miller, Anders Bjork and Frank Vatrano won't return tonight against Calgary, but Miller may be back when the Bruins play Saturday in Vancouver.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Takeaways from Pierce ceremony
ESPN's Chris Forsberg on the Paul Pierce number retirement ceremony, Evan Drellich from spring training on JD Martinez and the Red Sox, DJ Bean on the Bruins and more.
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Atlantic looks feeble
The NHL's Atlantic Division is looking exceedingly feeble beyond playoff teams in Tampa Bay, Boston and Toronto. 
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Morning skate: Looking at NHL's top 30 free agents
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while definitely not engaging in any boycotts of the Peter Rabbit movie.
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Boston Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin celebrates after the victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Khudobin comes up big again
Anton Khudobin was brilliant at the start and held on at the finish as the Bruins' backup again puts in a clutch performance against the Devils.  
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Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid (54) is congratulated by his teammates after his third-period goal against the New Jersey Devils.
A rare goal lifts B's past Devils
Adam McQuaid's first goal of the season with 8:05 left in the game proves to be the winner in the Bruins' 5-3 victory in New Jersey.  
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Bad blood in Montreal
There weren't many kind words between Brendan Gallagher and PK Subban during his return to Montreal.
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Sources: Bruins have trade interest in Maroon
The Bruins are eyeing a number of options on the wing with a real deep pool of talent expected to be available leading up to Feb. 26.
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"We were backfiring on everything"
The Bruins came into the matchup with the Sabres red hot, but everything they tried on Saturday night seemed to fail.
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B's come out flat, Sabres make them pay
The Sabres may not be as sharp as the Bruins, but they outplayed Boston on Saturday night and deserved the victory.
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Bruins come up flat against Sabres
The Bruins had been due for a stinker for quite some time after a three-month long hot streak, and that aforementioned odorous effort arrived on Saturday.
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Boston Bruins rookies Anders Bjork (10) and Jake DeBrusk celebrate DeBrusk's goal against Jack Eichel (foreground) and the Buffalo Sabres.
B's look to avoid loss in trap game against Sabres
Bruins have done well against struggling teams this season, they'll look to continue the trend against the Sabres tonight.
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Morning Skate: BU's Greenway makes history for Team USA
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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With Acciari out, Czarnik has stepped up
Austin Czarnik gets another game in the Bruins lineup with Noel Acciari still out, and he's made the most of his opportunity since coming up from Providence.  
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Time for Bergeron to get some love for Hart Trophy
Patrice Bergeron deserves serious Hart Trophy consideration for what he's done with the Bruins this season.
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B's trade targets coming into view
With the NHL trade deadline slightly more than two weeks away, the clock is ticking for Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins as they mull what exactly to do with this year’s team.
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Morning Skate: Kessel flying under radar for Penguins?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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B's look to get healthier vs. Sabres
The Bruins will have to wait and see if they have a shot at getting a little healthier for this weekend after Noel Acciari returned to full practice on Friday morning. 
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Captain Brian Gionta of the US Olympic hockey team.
Morning Skate: Gionta ready for Captain America role at Olympics
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin makes a save in the first period against the New York Rangers.
Losing nothing with backup in there
What fueled the Bruins' blowout of the Rangers? Before the scoring barrage, a big first period from Anton Khudobin in net helped pave the way.  
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The Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (left) celebrates a goal against the New York Rangers with teammate Brad Marchand.
Straight to the top
Not only have the Bruins become legit Stanley Cup contenders but they're about to catch the Tampa Bay Lightning and roll toward the best record in the NHL.
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Hard work pays off for 'The Granite Man'
New Hampshire native Tim Schaller had the dangle of his life in Wednesday night's game and continues to see his hard work reward him.
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Bergeron lights the way . . . and the lamp
Bergeron has been at the top of so many of the good things for the B’s lately, and that was the case again in New York.
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Bruins continue climb to top of NHL
The Bruins claimed another victim on Wednesday night with a blowout 6-1 victory over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
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Vatrano (lower body) out as Marchand returns vs. the Rangers
Frank Vatrano will be exiting the roster with a lower-body injury, making room for Brad Marchand to return after his suspension.
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Morning Skate: Flyers want to 'follow suit' after watching Eagles' Super Bowl win
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Heinen finishes strong as Marchand sub
Danton Heinen, subbing on the first line during Brad Marchand's suspension, goes out with a bang in the final game before Marchand's return.
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Kuraly snaps dry spell in big night for B's
Sean Kuraly and his scoring celebration were front and center in the Bruins 3-2 win over the Red Wings.
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Kuraly steps up in B's win
Sean Kuraly doesn’t get to play the lead role much for a talented Bruins team, so let him get his share of the credit for a multi-point game on Tuesday night.
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B's hot streak rolls on
The Bruins' hot streak continues with a 3-2 win over the Red Wings.
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Krug looking for another successful trip home
Torey Krug looks to keep his hot streak in Detroit, where he'll get to see plenty of familiar faces in the stands.
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Morning Skate: Red Wings caught between winning and tanking
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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'I have to continue to be better and make strides'
Brad Marchand has one more game to miss in his five-game suspension - tonight in Detroit - but says he knows he has to be on his best behavior when he returns.   
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Time to pay attention to surging Bruins
The painful sight of watching the Patriots fall short just opens the door for the real hockey season starting right now.
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Morning Skate: Are Lightning's struggles opening the door for Bruins?
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Czarnik earns another look from Bruins
The Bruins have again recalled forward Austin Czarnik on an emergency basis after sending him back to the American Hockey League following last weekend’s appearance against the Maple Leafs.
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Morning Skate: Bull gang puts toy goat with Brady jersey on Zamboni
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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B's snap Toronto's hold
The seven wins in a row for the Maple Leafs against the Black and Gold came to an abrupt end in Saturday night in Boston’s 4-1 one-sided domination of Toronto.
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Chara reflects on 1,400th NHL game
Zdeno Chara played in his 1,400th NHL game in Saturday night’s 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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McAvoy wasn't perfect, but thrilled to be back
It wasn’t a perfect return to the lineup for rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy, but the 20-year-old was just happy to be healthy and back in the swing of things.
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Zdeno Chara: Fantastic at 40
Playing in his 1,400th NHL game, it was vintage Zdeno Chara on the back end for the Bruins in their victory over Toronto.
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Bruins finally break through against Leafs
It had been about time for the Bruins to break Toronto’s hold over them in the Atlantic Division, and that’s exactly what they did on Saturday night.
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A playoff preview for Bruins and Leafs?
After struggling in a home-and-home against Toronto earlier this season, the Bruins get another crack tonight at their likely first-round playoff opponent, but they're not looking ahead.  
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Radko Gudas of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Morning Skate: Why no discipline for Gudas?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Charlie's back
Less than two weeks after undergoing a heart procedure, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy will be back on the ice tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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Injury bug continues to bite B's
The Bruins continue to fight the injury bug coming out of the NHL All-Star break.
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Teflon Tuukka
One sure sign that a goaltender is going well is when he ends up winning epic duels between puck-stoppers. That’s just where Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask finds himself midway through the season.
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Morning Skate: Isles aren't dealing Tavares; Kessel's deep freeze
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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The Boston Bruins' David Backes battles for the puck against the St. Louis Blues.
Backes sends Blues a reminder of what they let go
Former Blues captain David Backes haunts his old team with his offense and heavy hitting in the Bruins' 3-1 win over St. Louis.   
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B's respond with convincing win against Blues
The Bruins also wanted to see the proper response on Thursday night against a solid Blues club after they struggled 48 hours earlier against the Ducks
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Rask, Bruins bear down and bounce back
The Bruins took the lead first and Tuukka Rask made sure the Blues didn't have a chance to come back.
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Bruins get back on track
The Bruins wasted no time starting their next point streak with a quality win against a solid St. Louis Blues hockey club
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Boston Bruins defenseman prospect Charlie McAvoy from Boston University.
McAvoy returns to B's practice
Charlie McAvoy took a major step toward returning to action for the Bruins over the last 24 hours.
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Morning Skate: Bettman the boss, villain, and many things in between
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Cassidy: Slow starts 'not acceptable anymore'
It was perhaps inevitable that some of the bad habits creeping into the Bruins’ game would eventually hurt them. 
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Sean Kuraly of the Boston Bruins (right) takes a shot from the Anaheim Ducks' Francois Beauchemin.
Time to roll with the punches
After reeling off an 18-game point streak, the Bruins need to be better prepared to take an opponent’s best punch than they were against Anaheim.
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Backes okay after hit from Ritchie
David Backes says he's fine after spending time in the quiet room at the end of last night’s loss to the Ducks, but not very happy there was no call on the play that put him there.
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Banged-up B's bring up Cehlarik from AHL
It looked like the Bruins were going to pay a price for the bruising loss to the Anaheim Ducks, and so they have with the emergency call-up of Peter Cehlarik from Providence.
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Morning Skate: Look out for that Zamboni!
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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All good things must come to an end
It was magical while it lasted, but the Bruins dominance finally ran out against a heavy, tough Anaheim Ducks team.
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Bruins lose more than a game to Ducks
Anders Bjork and David Backes are injured in the Bruins' loss, and one of them will certainly miss some time.
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Bruins' epic run ends at 18 games
All good things come to an end, and so it was with the 18-game point streak for the Bruins.
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Boston Bruins interim coach Bruce Cassidy talks to his team during the game against the San Jose Sharks.
B’s face challenging second-half schedule
Starting tonight against Anaheim, it’s a 35-game sprint to the finish to the regular season that includes four sets of back-to-backs in February and 16 games in March for the Bruins.  
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Morning Skate: Tale of the tape with Marc Savard
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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B's recall Bjork on emergency basis
It looks like sitting out the NHL All-Star break wasn’t enough time for Bruins fourth liner Noel Acciari to heal up the lower body injury that forced him to miss last week’s win over the Ottawa Senators. 
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A relieved McAvoy back on the ice
Wearing a no-contact jersey, Charlie McAvoy returns to the ice for the Bruins and talks about the heart procedure that will continue to keep him out of the Bruins lineup.  
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Morning Skate: Chara's Instagram ode to Marchand
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Marchand embraces All-Star villain role
Brad Marchand, AKA "the little ball of hate," basked in being the bad guy during Sunday's All-Star festivities.
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Peverley speaks from the heart to McAvoy
Rich Peverley knows all too well what it's like to deal with heart issues while playing in the NHL, so he offered some advice to Charlie McAvoy as he recovers from his own heart procedure.
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Morning Skate: All-Stars lament lack of Olympic participation
NBC Sports Boston hockey insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, ink filled trip around the NHL.
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Morning Skate: Rolling into the break talking Marchand
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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B's vets deserve All-Star recognition
Brad Marchand should have had more company in terms of Bruins players at the NHL All-Star game weekend. 
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Morning Skate: Some interesting Olympic hockey rosters
NBC Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
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No Marchand, no McAvoy, no problem
Without Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy, the Bruins still managed to extend their winning streak to five games and point streak to 18 with a win over the Senators on Thursday night.
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B's extend point streak to 18
Jake DeBrusk scored with 8:41 left to lift the Boston Bruins over the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Thursday night for their fifth straight win.
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Marchand on penalty: 'I have to be better'
Brad Marchand has always taken accountability for his actions and does so again on Thursday, the day after he was dinged with a five-game suspension for elbowing Marcus Johansson.
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Morning Skate: Are 5 games enough for 6-time offender?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Pats prep for Eagles, Smart cuts hand, Marchand suspended
The Boston Sports Tonight crew discusses the Super Bowl LII matchup, Marcus Smart cutting his hand on glass, Brad Marchand's suspension, and more.
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Boston Bruins rookie Anders Bjork is congratulated after a goal.
Depleted B's make emergency call-up
The Bruins have shored up their forward depth by calling up rookie Anders Bjork on emergency recall.
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Time for Marchand to clean up his act
The NHL is sending a clear message to Brad Marchand that it’s time to cut the crap.
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NHL drops hammer on Marchand
Brad Marchand is suspended five games for elbowing Marcus Johansson during Tuesday night's game vs the Devils.
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Cassidy stands up for Marchand
Brad Marchand is undergoing a phone hearing with the NHL’s Player Safety Department for his unpenalized elbow to the head of Marcus Johansson. His coach says he was defending himself.
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B's may be shorthanded in Ottawa
Thanks to injuries, illness and possible suspensions, the Bruins have several lineup question marks for Thursday night’s pre-All-Star game finale in Ottawa.
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Morning Skate: McGuire says look for Marchand suspension
NBC Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes the save against the New Jersey Devils.
Absorbing opponents' best shot
The Bruins are no longer sneaking up on teams and should be ready to handle opponents' stepping up their effort against them as they did in holding off the Devils. 
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A Devil of a performance from Rask
There was a point earlier in the season when it seemed that Tuukka Rask simply couldn’t win a game. Now? He can't lose.
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Tuukka continues to be a brick wall for B's
The Bruins have been on fire lately, but they needed to lean on their goaltender Tuesday night. He got the job done.
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Source: NHL to review Marchand hit
Brad Marchand may find himself in hot water again after a questionable elbow on Tuesday night.
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Bruins steal one from Devils
It was a strange game on Tuesday night, but the Bruins took points in their 17th straight game behind a strong effort from Tuukka Rask.
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Mighty Ducks movie.
Morning Skate: Get ready for a next generation of 'Mighty Ducks'
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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The Boston Bruins show off the Stanley Cup at a New England Patriots game in 2011.
Plenty of Pats fans in Black and Gold
Bruins young and old, and their coach Bruce Cassidy, are just like the rest of New England fans. They're in awe of the Patriots' success and aspire to reach that level.
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McAvoy 'doing fine and in good spirits'
Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy is released from Mass General Hospital after having a procedure for an abnormal heart rhythm. He expected to be out a couple of weeks.   
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Marc Savard officially retires from NHL seven years after last game
Former Bruins stud Marc Savard retired on Monday after concussions had tragically cut his career short.
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McAvoy undergoes heart procedure
Charlie McAvoy underwent a successful procedure Monday at the Massachusetts General Hospital to treat an abnormal heart rhythm.
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Morning Skate: Darling experiment not working out for Hurricanes
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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McAvoy missing from B's practice
It isn’t likely to be anything serious given the circumstances, but 20-year-old Bruins rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy was missing from the B’s practice ice on Monday morning.
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'We're playing the style of game that we want'
The extended run of dominance simply continues for the Boston Bruins with points in 16 straight games.
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Krug is in his groove
After going scoreless in the first five games in the month of January, Torey Krug has jumped back into his offensive groove.
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Morning Skate: Carey Price struggled with chronic fatigue
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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B's put finishing touches on reeling Habs
The Bruins complete a three-games-in-eight-days sweep of Montreal, leaving the Canadiens 13 points out of a playoff spot and allowing them to focus on bigger and better things.
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Pastrnak takes over Bell Centre
The Bruins and Canadiens rivalry is long and storied, but a young 21-year-old was the story of the game on Saturday night. 
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Bruins drive nail into Habs' coffin
The Bruins utilize their killer instinct and truly bury the Canadiens' playoff hopes with a 4-1 victory, their third win over Montreal in eight days.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Paul Postma.
Bruins attempt to put a nail in Habs coffin
It's not often that the Bruins get an opportunity to place a nail in the coffin of the Canadiens, they'll have that chance tonight in Montreal.
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Morning Skate: R.I.P. Red Fisher, Montreal legend
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Under-the-weather B's D-man out vs. Habs
The Bruins will again be without defenseman Kevan Miller tonight in Montreal as he'll miss his third game in a row with an illness.
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Joe Haggerty's Midseason Bruins Report Card 2018
A strong marking period
The Bruins have reached the halfway point of the regular season and have been playing their best hockey for some time. Professor Haggerty's grades reflect that.
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Joe Haggerty's Midseason Bruins Report Card 2018
A strong marking period
The Bruins have reached the halfway point of the regular season and have been playing their best hockey for some time. Professor Haggerty's grades reflect that.
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NHL referee Wes McCauley adjusts Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask's mask.
Morning Skate: NHL ref McCauley's unique style wins fans around league
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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The Boston Bruins celebrate a goal against the New York Islanders.
B's, as in one of the NHL's best
It's time to call the Bruins what they are after the two-month run they're on. This is one of the best teams in the NHL.  
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POLL: Where does Patrice Bergeron rank among all-time Bruins?
After netting his 2nd hat trick in the last couple of weeks, it had us thinking...where does Patrice Bergeron rank as far as all-time Bruins go?
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Tip your hat to Bergeron
Patrice Bergeron, who's scored 11 goals in his last 11 games, notches his second hat trick in six games as he leads the Bruins to yet another victory.
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Bergeron, B's make it look easy vs. Isles
Patrice Bergeron scored three goals to lead Boston to a 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night, giving the Bruins at least a point for the 15th consecutive game.
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McQuaid makes immediate impact
Adam McQuaid had to wait months to get healthy and weeks to finally push back into the lineup once he was over his broken leg. But that was all in the rear-view mirror when he made his return.
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Former Boston Bruin Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL, acknowledges the crowd at the TD Garden.
Morning Skate: PK Subban rightly recognizes O'Ree as a hockey pioneer
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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The Boston Bruins celebrate a goal against the Montreal Canadiens.
How do you like me now, Claude?
Players former Bruins coach Claude Julien was critical of in his time in Boston stepped up and made sure the coach's return to the Garden with the Canadiens didn't go so well.
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Julien thankful for Bruins video tribute
Claude Julien appreciates the honor paid to him by the Bruins, and now he's ready to move on.
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Spooner's strong play continues
The Bruins are in complete control against the Canadiens on Wednesday night as the Habs 'laid an egg' in Claude Julien's return to Boston.
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B's spoil Julien's return to Boston
It was a nice night for Claude Julien in his return to Boston with a well-done video montage and a warm ovation from the still-appreciative Bruins fans, but that’s where it ended for the Habs coach.
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Julien gets a standing ovation
In his return to Boston, former Bruins head coach Claude Julien gets a standing ovation for the crowd at the TD Garden.
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Longtime Boston Bruins national anthem singer Rene Rancourt, of Lewiston, Maine, who'll retire after the 2017-18 season.
Longtime B's anthem singer to retire
Rene Rancourt, whose national anthems have become a pregame Boston Bruins tradition at the Garden, will retire at the end of the season.   
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Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien, the ex-Boston Bruins coach.
Give Claude his moment, then move on
Claude Julien will get one more well-deserved moment of adulation from the Garden crowd tonight, then it's rivalry resumed behind the Canadiens bench for the ex-Bruins coach.  
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Veteran B's D-man expected back tonight
Adam McQuaid has been recovered from his broken leg since around Christmastime and is expected to finally return to the Bruins for the first time since October tonight vs. the Canadiens.  
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Claude Julien returns -- where he ranks in Bruins history
Claude Julien makes his return to Boston to face his former club for the first time since being fired in February. Here's where Julien ranks in Boston's coaching history.
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Morning Skate: Bruins might part with prospects in right deal
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Some Bruins suffering from Claude fatigue
Seem like the Bruins are starting to get a little tired of tossing verbal bouquets at the guy who's now behind the Habs bench.
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Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson.
Morning Skate: Robust trade market for D-men
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Acciari misses practice, may play vs. Habs
Noel Acciari's upper-body injury keeps him out of Bruins practice but Bruce Cassidy is optimistic he'll play Wednesday night vs. the Canadiens.
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Despite incident, Chara keeps shooting
Chara wound up and stepped into a full slap shot just one day after the Philip Danualt incident, and it had an important affect on the game. 
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Trade imbalance bites Bruins again
The Tyler Seguin trade is old news, but on Monday he gives the Bruins yet another example of what they gave away.
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Seguin, slow start come back to bite B's in OT
A sluggish start cost the Bruins, who couldn't hold off the Stars in overtime after storming back from a 2-0 deficit.
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Seguin lifts Stars over B's in OT
The Bruins didn’t do much to deserve to win on Monday afternoon, and lo and behold they didn’t when it was all said and done.
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Morning Skate: Barzal looks like a superstar
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Could B's pick up a veteran defenseman?
A veteran left shot defenseman has become available with the San Jose Sharks placing 36-year-old Cup winning defenseman Paul Martin on waivers. 
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Patiently waiting
Sitting out hasn’t been easy for Adam McQuaid, and likewise it’s been difficult for Bruce Cassidy to keep a trusted, tough defensive warrior on the sidelines.
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Cassidy shows why he's the one
The win against the Canadiens exemplified exactly why Brace Cassidy is now coaching the Bruins, and it just so happened to be in his first game against former boss Claude Julien.
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A scary moment in Montreal
It was a scary, sobering moment in Saturday night’s Bruins/Canadiens game when Habs winger Phillip Danault was hit in the head with a heavy, hard Chara slapper.
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Bruins extend point streak vs Canadiens
It took a shootout, but the Bruins defeated the Canadiens in what was a hard-fought battle on Saturday night.
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B's win shootout in first game vs. Julien
It was certainly an entertaining chapter in the Boston/Montreal rivalry that was worth the wait of the entire season to this point, and it ended happily for the Black and Gold.
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