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Morning Skate: Golden Knights happy to get Malcolm Subban back
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Radko Gudas of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Morning Skate: No place for Gudas’ slash on Perreault
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Shorthanded Bruins deliver a surprise
Zdeno Chara scores the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the Bruins made it stand up for a 2-1 victory over the Kings that snaps their four-game losing streak.
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NHL enforcer John Scott, then with the Arizona Coyotes.
Morning Skate: John Scott, Master Thespian?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Anaheim Ducks score against the Boston Bruins
Once B's fall, they can't get up
The banged-up Bruins aren't exactly built for comebacks these days. Falling behind fast made it a long night in Anaheim.  
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B's 'deserved better' in second period
The Bruins outshoot the Ducks by a 15-3 margin and dominate for nearly the entire period, but they still watch Anaheim score a pair of goals on the three shots
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NU connection torpedoes sinking Bruins
Northeastern products Kevin Roy and Josh Manson each score a goal as the Ducks extend the Bruins' losing streak to four, 4-2.
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Is Bergeron carrying too heavy a load?
With the Bruins missing half their top-six forwards, Patrice Bergeron is playing as much as he did when he was 22. But now he's 32, and coming off an injury, and it may be too big a burden.
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Morning Skate: Debrincat tearing it up for Blackhawks
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Jake DeBrusk of the Boston Bruins
DeBrusk ready to 'calm down and play'
The rookie season in the NHL has been a series of firsts for 20-year-old Jake DeBrusk, and most of them have been pretty great. 
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Morning Skate: Jagr the dressing room DJ
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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B's missing two key pieces at start of trip
Brad Marchand and Anders Bjork are being left behind as the Bruins embark on a three-game road swing through California.
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Boston Bruins' Torey Krug (left) and David Pastrnak celebrate a goal.
Morning Skate: Krug-Pastrnak sync it up
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Krejci returns to Bruins practice
The injury-ravaged Bruins get a bit of good news Monday, as David Krejci -- out for the last three weeks because of a back issue -- returns to practice.
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Recchi's legacy lives on with Bruins
Though it’s been almost seven years since Mark Recchi last suited up for the Bruins, his unmistakably strong influence is something that’s still distinctive and recognizable around the team to this very day.
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Ex-Bruin Juneau gets the boot from his youth hockey program
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Time for Bruins to sound the alarm
The Bruins have lost three in a row, six of their last eight, and are heading off on a West Coast road trip. It may only be November, but the season could be slipping away.
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Bruins frustrated 'but not discouraged'
The Bruins are officially hitting their first really rough patch of the season, in which massive injuries and a youthful lineup are beginning to take their toll. 
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Carlo: 'I was Achilles heel with mistakes'
It’s not often you hear a player take the blame for a loss squarely on their shoulders, but Saturday night was one of those times for Brandon Carlo. 
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McElhinney. Leafs get the better of B's
The Maple Leafs pick up right where they left off against the Bruins, getting ahead early and handing Boston a loss for the second consecutive night.
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B's lose second straight to Leafs, 4-1
They don’t put as many home-and-home series in the NHL schedule as they used to, and the Bruins are probably hoping that they didn’t do it at all anymore.
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Morning Skate: Pens miss Orpik?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins' Jordan Szwarz takes a face-off.
Szwarz a pleasant surprise for B's
Injuries have opened the door for Jordan Swarz to show the Bruins what he can do and the results so far are promising.  
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Jacobs' Hall of Fame induction 'humbling'
It's a weekend of celebration for Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs as he and his fellow inductees are enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
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'Another strong game' for Khudobin
The Bruins fall in overtime after failing to hold a tight one-goal lead at the end of the third period, but it's no reflection on the goaltender.
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Bruins were 'soft' on game-tying goal
The Bruins fail to hold a one-goal lead in the final minute against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and it ends up costing them a point, and some pointed words from their head coach.
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No answer for van Riemsdyk
It wasn’t a very strong night from Zdeno Chara, and that’s reflected in the way – and when – Toronto scored their goals in regulation.
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Bruins crumble, lose to Leafs in OT, 3-2
The Bruins appeared poised to take a win out of Toronto in a big home-and-home series vs. the Maple Leafs, but instead they find a way to lose in overtime.
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B's hoping to see more McAvoy shots
The Bruins would love to see Charlie McAvoy rear back and shoot the puck, something that can create offense when he does pick his spots with his hard, heavy and accurate shot.
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Morning Skate: Who is on the trade market?
Joe Haggerty's daily links-filled trip around the NHL. 
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One-month awards edition
In addition to our team-by-team rankings, we hand out the hardware for top performers for the first month of the NHL season.  
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Marchand, Acciari back tonight vs. Leafs
Brad Marchand and Noel Acciari will both be back in the lineup tonight in Toronto for the first of the Bruins' home-and-home with the Maple Leafs.
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Czarnik sent back down to P-Bruins
With the Bruins shipping Austin Czarnik back to Providence, Noel Acciari is likely to make his return to the lineup.
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Arizona Coyotes rookie Clayton Keller.
Morning Skate: Hold off on the Calder Trophy to Keller just yet
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.
Boston, we have a power-play problem
Losing some of their best finishers to injuries is showing up in a Bruins power play that's 1-for-13 in November.  
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New York Rangers' Jimmy Vesey scores against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.
'Waiting around' on road isn't working
The Bruins are again handcuffed by a slow start in their loss to the Rangers and it's become a bad habit on the road early this season.
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Local boy makes good . . . against the B's
Jimmy Vesey, skating in the Rangers' red, white and blue instead of the Bruins' black and gold, scores twice in the first period and gets Boston's quick road trip off on the wrong foot.
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B's fall behind early, lose to Rangers
Once again the Bruins had an awful start coming out of the gate on the road, and it again cost them when it was all said and done.
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McAvoy excited for New York homecoming
Charlie McAvoy is always at his best in the big moments, so the sky is the limit for Wednesday night’s game at Madison Square Garden
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Former Bruins team president Harry Sinden
Morning Skate: Sinden happy to see Jacobs headed to Hall
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Acciari out again tonight vs. Rangers
Noel Acciari, still recovering from a broken finger from opening night, won't play vs. the Rangers tonight but could be back this weekend vs. Toronto.  
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Bergeron hopes Paille is okay after vicious hit
Patrice Bergeron is concerned for his friend and former teammate Daniel Paille after Paille takes a shot to the head in a Swedish Elite League game.  
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The Boston Bruins' Matt Beleskey (top) fights the Minnesota Wild's Luke Kunin.
Beleskey bringing the energy
Matt Beleskey's bout with Minnesota rookie Luke Kunin sets a tone with "abrasive play" the Bruins follow to a victory.  
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Ryan Reaves' Phil Kessel t-shirt of his Pittsburgh Penguins teammate.
Morning Skate: Nice Phil Kessel t-shirt, Ryan Reaves
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins' Frank Vatrano (left) and Jake DeBrusk.
Vatrano, DeBrusk end goal-scoring droughts
The injury-plagued Bruins needed some young players to step up and Frank Vatrano and Jake DeBrusk each come through with their first goals in a while.  
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Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak battles for the puck against the Minnesota Wild.
Pastrnak's puck management 'area of concern'
Some high-risk choices with the puck that eventually helped make a 5-3 victory over Minnesota closer than it should've been will be addressed by Bruce Cassidy.
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Krejci skates for first time in weeks
David Krejci, on injured reserve with an upper-body injury, is back skating for the first time in nearly three weeks.  
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Bruins are all in
The Bruins are getting contributions from all corners of the roster and thus are managing to survive, and even thrive at times, despite an injury list that keeps growing.
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Another Bruins star sidelined by injury
Brad Marchand will not be leaving with the Boston Bruins on Tuesday afternoon for a two-game road trip through New York and Toronto.
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Talking Points: Bruins bounce back
The Bruins give up the first goal of the game, but jump right off the mat and scored four goals against the Minnesota Wild
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Short-handed B's go Wild over Minnesota
Missing three of their top offensive forwards from their lineup, the Bruins get goals from up and down the rest of the roster to take an impressive 5-3 win over the Minnesota Wild
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Bruins decide White's not right for them
The Bruins and veteran energy forward Ryan White have both decided to part ways after the Manitoba native spent most of the last month on a tryout basis with the Black and Gold.
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Morning Skate: Barzal comes through with five-assist game for Islanders
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
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Bruins take another big hit, as Marchand out tonight vs. Wild
Add Brad Marchand to the list of Bruins walking wounded, though coach Bruce Cassidy says he hopes the injury, which will keep him out of tonight's game against Minnesota, is 'nothing serious'.
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Vatrano sits and waits for next chance to break season-long slump
Frank Vatrano's offensive drought has reached 25 regular-season games without a goal, dating back to last season, and he's finding himself scratched from the Bruins' lineup.
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Chewbacca and Brett Burns of the San Jose Sharks
Morning Skate: Sharks have a couple of Wookies of the Year
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak takes a stick to the face against the Washington Capitals.
B's 'disappointing' power play fizzles
The Bruins are fourth in the NHL in power-play success but their chances have been few and far between, and, against Washington, ineffective.
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Not in the same class
Once again the Boston Bruins learn the painful, losing lesson that they’re simply not as good as the Washington Capitals.
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'Tough to play catch-up hockey'
The Bruins don't show up in the first period fall down by a couple of goals to a Washington team they simply can’t catch up against.
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Wilson scores twice as Bruins fall to Capitals, 3-2
The undermanned Bruins finally run into one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference and look outgunned.
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Colorado Avalanche's Matt Duchene (left) and Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris.
Morning Skate: B's should take note of now-dead Duchene-Turris trade
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Will B's be better for going through 'good adversity'?
Despite injuries, the Bruins have taken points in each of their past six games. “It’s good adversity," says Brad Marchand. "You need to learn how to win in every situation."  
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Boston Bruins defenseman prospect Charlie McAvoy from Boston University.
Checking in with the kids
The Bruins continue to get good returns from their prospects, with Charlie McAvoy, Jake DeBrusk, Anders Bjork and Danton Heinen stepping forward.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug battles for the puck against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Krug starting to feel good about his game
Shedding the protective facemask with his fractured jaw healed, Torey Krug had one of his best games of the season in the Bruins’ victory over Vegas.
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Marchand missing from Bruins practice with lower-body issue
The latest banged-up Bruin is Brad Marchand, who takes a maintenance day Friday to deal with an injury that’s nagged him lately.  
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Morning Skate: Bartkowski getting Jagr lessons
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
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Kuraly, Nash step up for shorthanded B's
With a handful of Bruins players down with injuries, Sean Kuraly and Riley Nash have their best games of the season.
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Smith reminds Bruins why they let him go
Here are the talking points from the Boston Bruins' 2-1 win over the Las Vegas Knights which included goals from Sean Kuraly and Riley Nash.
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Kuraly makes first NHL goal count in Bruins' 2-1 win over Vegas
Riley Nash and Sean Kuraly score their first goals of the season and power the Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Golden Knights at TD Garden.
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Short-handed Bruins reunite Pastrnak with Bergeron and Marchand
With a lineup that’s missing many of its depth players, the Bruins are going to load up at the very top by reuniting David Pastrnak with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand.
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New Team USA hockey jerseys.
Morning Skate: Lose those jerseys, Team USA
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid is helped off the ice by his teammates after he broke his leg blocking a shot against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Time to put the hurting behind them
The injuries are piling up at exactly the wrong time for the Bruins, who face a grueling stretch this month against some quality opponents.
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Beleskey draws back into lineup for injury-plagued Bruins
The Bruins are reshuffling the deck due to injuries and Matt Beleskey returns tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights after being a healthy scratch the past three games.
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Cassidy explains using Agostino in shootout
While it feels like a bit of ancient history, Bruce Cassidy finally got a chance to address his shootout choices on Wednesday afternoon
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Morning Skate: Old friend getting back into the swing of things
NBC Sports Boston Bruins' Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Time for things to get real
As November begins, it's never too early to speculate on who'll be left standing come playoff time. 
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Boston Bruins' Jordan Szwarz.
Szwarz next in line of Bruins' call-ups amid injuries
With Kenny Agostino sent down after a five-game stint with the Bruins, they'll get a look at another one of their more experienced Providence forwards with the call-up of Jordan Szwarz.  
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Bruins' Backes to be sidelined at least eight weeks after diverticulitis surgery
David Backes will have an operation to remove a portion of his colon as a result of his intestinal condition, and will be out for several months.
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Morning Skate: Dryden's concussion book features ex-Bruin
NBC Sports Boston Bruins' Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Get used to consistently inconsistent
The Bruins have looked great in some victories and lousy in some losses. They did both Monday night in a 4-3 shootout loss in Columbus.
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Second-guessing B's shootout decision
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' shootout loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets
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Bruins rally from 3-0 deficit but lose to Blue Jackets in shootout, 4-3
Artemi Panarin and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in the shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Monday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period.
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One new Bruin with connection to old
Anders Bjork was at least able to get a little taste of what it’s like to be in the Black and Gold before he was. . . well. . . in the Black and Gold.
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Morning Skate: Vigneault on the hot seat in New York
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Finding his game
Frank Vatrano has been tasked with figuring out how to do more with less for the first time in his hockey career.
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Krejci, his back still an issue, will miss Monday's Bruins game in Columbus
David Krejci will miss his fourth straight game Monday night when the Bruins play the Blue Jackets in Columbus, and it appears the back issue that's sidelined him is becoming a problem.
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Morning Skate: A look at some spooky goalie masks
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Toffoli beats o.t. buzzer, giving Kings 2-1 victory over Bruins
Tyler Toffoli scores off a faceoff -- his second goal of the game -- just before time expires in overtime to give the Kings a 2-1 win over the Bruins.
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Phil Kessel and teammate Ryan Reaves' clown mask.
Morning Skate: Reaves clowns Kessel...and it's scary
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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First-hand look
On Saturday, Charlie McAvoy went head-to-head for the first time with one of the NHL stars after whom he models his game.
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Morning Skate: Scariest player on each NHL team
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins goaltender Anton Khudobin celebrates a victory over the San Jose Sharks with teammate Frank Vatrano.
Bruins get the better of a call that had Sharks steamed
Did the Bruins get an assist from the referees after the B’s net was dislodged with less than two minutes to play against the Sharks on Thursday night?
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Anton Khudobin quote from Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy.
Khudobin continues to look strong behind Rask
Anton Khudobin’s 36-save performance against San Jose should earn him more playing time and help keep a fire lit under No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask.   
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Scuffling Kuraly benched in victory over Sharks
Rookie Sean Kuraly, a playoff hero for the Bruins last season, was benched in the second period against San Jose after his third penalty.
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Young B's learn to 'stay calm'
After blowing a three-goal advantage against the Sabres last weekend, it was paramount for the Bruins to show they could hold a lead. On Thursday night, they did.
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Heinen sends a forget-me-not to Bruins
Through very little fault of his own, Danton Heinen had fallen under the radar to start this season. Tuesday's two-goal performance puts him back on it.
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Talking points: Danton Heinen doesn't waste his shot with Bruins
Here are the talking points from the Boston Bruins' 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday.
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Heinen scores 2 goals as Bruins beat Sharks, 2-1
The Boston Bruins managed a bounce-back 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks at TD Garden. 
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Healing Bruins ready to pick up the pace
The Bruins have played only seven games so far, but, given the massive amount of injuries they've had, that may be a good thing. Now they're ready to start playing more often.
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Morning Skate: Bruins dress up in Star Wars costumes
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Boston Bruins prospect Danton Heinen.
Heinen rejoins Bruins, will be in lineup tonight against Sharks
The Bruins will add a little skill to their lineup Thursday night against San Jose after recalling red-hot Danton Heinen from Providence.
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After rough start, time for Krug to step up
Much like last season, it's been slow getting out of the gate for Torey Krug, but the banged-up Bruins need him to be better in a hurry.  
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Backes now a go-to guy in Bruins' time of need
With David Krejci out with a back injury, veteran David Backes will fill in at center alongside David Pastrnak and Jake DeBrusk.  
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Morning Skate: Price provides Canadiens ray of much-needed hope
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Ailing Krejci listed as 'week-to-week'
Bruins center David Krejci, who missed last Saturday's game against Buffalo, continues to be sidelined by a nagging back injury.
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Power shifts back to Atlantic Division
While the Los Angeles Kings and Vegas Golden Knights are surprise stories out West, Atlantic Division teams are beginning to reassert themselves.
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Morning Skate: Cunningham finds new calling off the ice
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Ryan White watches and waits for chance
Ryan White is on an open-ended tryout with the Bruins. With some of their bottom-six forwards struggling, will the veteran winger get an opportunity?
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Tuukka Rask practices, could play Thursday against Sharks
Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask suffered a concussion last week in practice on a collision with Anders Bjork, but appears ready to return.
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Rask recovering from concussion, may be ready to play on Saturday
Tuukka Rask skates with the other injured players ahead of Monday’s main team practice at Warrior Ice Arena, and is on track to return to action by this weekend.
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Schaller's play helps ease Bruins' pain
The start of the Bruins' season has been marred by injuries and some tough losses, but Tim Schaller has been more than an able fill-in for the missing B's.
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Morning Skate: Cheers for Boyle as he returns to practice with Devils
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Khudobin doesn't provide a net gain
The Bruins were hoping Anton Khudobin would play well enough in Tuukka Rask's absence to give Rask a competitive push.  However . . . 
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Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers.
Morning Skate: 'After Hours'? Injured Jagr is open
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Anton Khudobin sits on the ice and Torey Krug skates away as the Boston Bruins lose to the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 in OT.
The hurts just keep on coming
The Bruins are hurting and their missing players no doubt could've helped prevent them from blowing a three-goal lead at home against Buffalo.
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Pastrnak: 'We kind of stopped playing'
At the end of the day, it was simply a game where the Bruins allowed themselves to get outworked in the third period and overtime. 
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Talking Points: B's fail to finish off Sabres
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' 5-4 OT loss to the Buffalo Sabres.
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Bruins blow three-goal lead, lose to Sabres in OT, 5-4
The Bruins blew a three-goal second period lead and a two-goal third period lead en route to a deflating loss.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Paul Postma.
Postma "ready and excited" to make his Bruins debut
It took seven games into the regular season, but it looks like Paul Postma will be making his Bruins debut on Saturday night.
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Morning Skate: Two sports writing legends talk Bruins
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Miller, Krejci game-time decisions tonight; O'Gara called up
Kevan Miller and David Krejci go through the morning skate but are game-time decisions for tonight against the Sabres, while defenseman Robbie O'Gara gets a call-up from Providence.
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Goalie choice may become tougher
Should Anton Khudobin play well and continue to backstop a winning hockey team, it will make for a much tougher goalie decision than some might anticipate
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Morning Skate: Habs' Pacioretty blames himself
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Adam McQuaid’s leg is broken, will have surgery Monday
Defenseman Adam McQuaid’s right leg is broken, he'll have surgery Monday and is expected to miss eight weeks after he was injured blocking a shot in a Thursday night victory over Vancouver.
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Boston Bruins rookie Anders Bjork is congratulated after a goal.
Bergeron’s return also a boost for Bjork
Rookie Anders Bjork (two goals, three points in the victory over the Canucks) may have benefitted the most from Patrice Bergeron coming back into the Bruins’ lineup.  
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Krejci, McQuaid forced out of B's win with injuries
The Boston Bruins' David Krejci and Adam McQuaid exited Thursday night’s 6-3 win over the Canucks with injuries.
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Bergeron returns as game-changing force for Bruins
To the surprise of absolutely nobody, the presence of Patrice Bergeron is a major game-changer for the Boston Bruins. 
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Return of Bergeron, Backes propels Bruins past Canucks, 6-3
The Bruins were hoping for a big boost from the return of Patrice Bergeron and David Backes to the lineup, and that’s exactly what they got against the Vancouver Canucks.
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Agostino looking forward to 'the right opportunity' with the B's
Kenny Agostino will get his chance now with injuries and ineffectiveness creating an opening for him on the Boston Bruins.
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Rask out indefinitely for B's with a concussion
Tuukka Rask has been diagnosed with a concussion, and will be out indefinitely for the Bruins.
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Auston Matthews coming into his own
With the start the Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews is off to, Sidney Crosby might be about to have company as the best player in the East.
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Haggerty's Power Rankings - Matthews coming into his own
With the start the Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews is off to, Sidney Crosby might be about to have company as the best player in the East.
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Rask out tonight as he recovers from practice collision
Tuukka Rask is evaluated for a possible concussion and won't play tonight against the Vancouver Canucks. Anton Khudobin gets the start.
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B's shuffling the deck looking for answers
With the Bruins ranking among the league’s worst just a handful of games into the season, they are both introducing a few new forwards to the mix
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Groin tear to sideline Bruins' Spooner for four to six weeks
The Bruins have absorbed another substantial injury to their forward group with the news that Ryan Spooner will be out 4-6 weeks with a torn groin.
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Vegas Golden Knights logo.
Morning Skate: Issues with gambling and Vegas Golden Knights?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL. 
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Inconsistent B's hope to settle in at home
The Bruins' level of play has been all over the map in the first part of the season. They hope to find some consistency in their upcoming four-game homestand.
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Rask helped off ice after collision at practice
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask had to be helped off the ice after an apparent collision with teammate Anders Bjork.  
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Backes, on mend from bout with diverticulitis, may return Thursday
David Backes is back practicing with the Bruins, who are hopeful he'll be able to play Thursday night against the Canucks.
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It's on me, says Tuukka, not the team
Tuukka Rask tries to clarify his comments after the Bruins' loss in Vegas. "I definitely wasn’t mad at our team. I was more mad at myself, so that’s that," he says.  
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Morning Skate: Shawn Thornton brightening hospitalized kids' days
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Backes and Bergeron return to Bruins practice, may be back in action soon
The Bruins have been without Patrice Bergeron and David Backes since the beginning of the regular season, but both may soon return to the lineup.
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Familiar faces get best of B's in Vegas
A few familiar faces helped hand the Bruins their third truly dreadful-looking defeat in five games played on the young hockey season
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Trouble's Bruin after only five games
Yes, the Bruins have only played five games. But already it seems like their season is danger of going off the tracks.
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Spooner, McQuaid injured in Bruins' loss to Golden Knights
The Bruins are already missing a handful of players to injuries, and they may have lost a couple more in Sunday’s loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
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Talking Points: Tuch, Subban lead the way for Golden Knights
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Bruins' 3-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights
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Talking Points: Tuch, Subban lead way for Vegas
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Bruins 3-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights
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Subban makes 21 saves, Golden Knights beat Bruins, 3-1
Malcolm Subban makes a couple of pretty good saves against a Bruins group that appears to be going half-speed in a 3-1 loss to the expansion Golden Knights
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Morning Skate: Looks like B's are going to face Subban
Marc-Andre Fleury has been placed on injured reserve with what’s suspected to be a possible concussion, and that means the Golden Knights are expected to start Malcolm Subban against the Bruins
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Bruins' best come through in must-have win over Coyotes
The Boston Bruins were in a situation this weekend where they needed their best players to step up and earn a win. That's exactly what happened on Saturday night.
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Bjork hoping to build on first NHL goal
In a rookie season that’s been a little turbulent through the first four games, Anders Bjork certainly had a performance to build on in Saturday night’s win.
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Khudobin's on horse, not under it
Anton Khudobin is overjoyed after helping lead the Bruins to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes in his first start of the season.
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Talking Points: Chara rises to occasion vs. Coyotes
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes
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Chara rises to occasion vs. Coyotes
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes
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Big second period, solid goaltending propel B's to 6-2 win
The Bruins get off to a slow start, but score three second period goals en route to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes
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Kevan Miller good to play vs. Coyotes after knee scare
Kevan Miller had a scare after taking a Frank Vatrano blast off his right knee at Friday’s practice, but declared himself fit and ready to play Saturday night
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Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy had led the team to victories in five of his first six games.
Bruins try to simplify things after a couple of rough losses
Bruce Cassidy's message to his team as they prepare for back-to-back games in Arizona and Vegas? Just play simple, hard and strong hockey.
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Morning Skate: The most important player on each NHL team
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins rookies Anders Bjork (left), Jake DeBrusk and Charlie McAvoy.
Waiting on the learning curve
With the Bruins fully committed to a youth movement, they'll have to wait out the inconsistencies that their young players are showing in the early going.  
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B's 'need good games' out of goalies, Khudobin gets start vs. Coyotes
Tuukka Rask will get his first breather of the season with this weekend’s back-to-back road games against the Coyotes and Golden Knights.
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Bergeron doesn't skate with B's, expected to miss more games
Patrice Bergeron looks like he’ll miss the weekend with the mysterious lower-body injury that’s already caused him to miss the three games of the season.  
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Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley talks to his team.
Morning Skate: Cheer up, Bruins fans, you could be Buffalo
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Don't panic yet over young, banged-up B's
Relax, Bruins fans; consecutive losses to Colorado don't spell crisis for the Bruins, especially considering how young they are and who they're currently missing.
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Detroit Red Wings fans toss octopus on to the ice.
Morning Skate: Let the octopi fly in Detroit?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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A lot more missing from Bruins than Bergeron
Not only are the Bruins without their best player in Patrice Bergeron, but a second loss in a row to the Avalanche shows they're lacking a lot more. 
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A lot more missing from Bruins than Bergeron
A second loss in a row to the Avalanche shows the Bruins are lacking more than just their best player, Patrice Bergeron.
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Talking Points: Ugly again
The Bruins lay another egg against the Avalanche, this time in Colorado.
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Talking Points: Another ugly performance
The Bruins lay another egg against the Avalanche, this time in Colorado.
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Bruins drop second straight to Avalanche, 6-3
The Avalanche earned a 6-3 victory over the Bruins in their home opener Wednesday night.
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Boston Bruins prospect Danton Heinen.
Heinen ready to show he still rates as a B's prospect
Bruins prospect Danton Heinen is back with the big club after being one of the last cuts in camp.
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Ten-year-old Coleman Walsh of Walpole, Mass., joins the Babson College hockey team.
Morning Skate: Dream come true for 10-year-old Babson 'rookie'
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand.
Marchand looking to turn things around
Some of it is missing Patrice Bergeron or perhaps it's just his usual slow start, but Brad Marchand has been frustrated in the early going.    
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Haggerty's NHL Power Rankings: First week in the books
The NHL season is underway and teams are rising and falling in the NHL Power Rankings
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First week in the books
The NHL season is underway and teams are rising and falling in the NHL Power Rankings
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Bergeron misses practice, B's aiming for a weekend return
Bruce Cassidy says Patrice Bergeron has been ruled out for Wednesday night’s game in Colorado, but the hope is that he’ll be able to return by the weekend
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Morning Skate: Habs struggling to sell out home opener
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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B's rookies 'looking for a bounce-back game'
It wasn’t a particularly enjoyable video session for Jake DeBrusk and his fellow young players on Tuesday morning ahead of Bruins practice.
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Boston Bruins prospect Danton Heinen.
Bruins recall Heinen, sign ex-Canadien Ryan White to PTO
After a rough shutout loss to the Colorado Avalanche, the Bruins made some alterations to their roster ahead of a three-game West Coast road trip through Colorado, Arizona and Las Vegas.
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Haggerty: Bruins still a work in progress
After an opening night where everything went swimmingly, the Bruins show that there's still learning to do with their young lineup.
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Krug 'okay' in return after fractured jaw
There weren’t many bright spots for the Bruins in a shutout loss to the Avalanche, but the presence of a healthy Torey Krug represents one of the few.
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Cassidy: 'Young, old, in-between' failed vs. Avs
Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy spread out the blame evenly to pretty much everyone and everybody, including himself
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Talking Points: Varlamov outplays Rask
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Bruins loss to the Colorado Avalanche
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Talking Points: Varlamov outplays Rask
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Bruins loss to the Colorado Avalanche
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Bruins' home futility against Avs continues in 4-0 loss
The B's are now winless in their last 12 home games against Colorado, dating back to 1998, after suffering a 4-0 shutout defeat.
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Morning Skate: Should Avs bench Duchene until they trade him?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins rookie Jake DeBrusk celebrates his first NHL goal with teammates.
A day of challenges for Bruins rookies in matinee vs. Avs
The Bruins' youngsters aren't used to participating in the afternoon matinees that pop on an NHL schedule, and they need to find a way to manufacture readiness in a potentially challenging setting.
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Bergeron returns to B's practice, doesn't look like he'll play vs Avs
The Bruins aren’t officially ruling out Patrice Bergeron for Monday afternoon’s matinee against the Avalanche, but it’s a good bet that No. 37 will miss his second straight game.
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Morning Skate: Jagr surprises "Traveling Jagrs" in Calgary
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Morning Skate: Derek Sanderson's remarkable second act
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Krug sheds non-contact jersey, hasn't been ruled out for Avs
Torey Krug, whose jaw was fractured in the preseason, might be back earlier than expected. Maybe Monday afternoon against Colorado?
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'Kid' Krejci
With three assists on opening night, David Krejci, 31, has the spring in his step of the younger Bruins, who drew most of the postgame attention.
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Acciari breaks finger, will miss six weeks
The Bruins will be without scrappy fourth-liner Noel Acciari for the first few weeks of the season.   
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Morning Skate: Why no youth movement between the pipes?
NBC Sports Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins rookie forward Jake DeBrusk.
A heartwarming debut
Rookie Jake DeBrusk’s first NHL goal on opening night was made even more special by having his dad, former NHLer Louie, witnessing it in the crowd.  
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Boston Bruins rookie Jake DeBrusk celebrates his first NHL goal with teammates.
Haggerty: Young B's draw opening raves
The Bruins set the bar up fairly high for the next 81 games with a strong effort out of the gate with their youth and speed on display.  
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Noel Acciari exits win with injury after blocking a shot
Noel Acciari is forced out of Boston’s 4-3 opening night win with an injury suffered blocking a shot
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DeBrusk, McAvoy and Bjork all kick off B's careers with a bang
If the Bruins were trying to get all of the firsts out of the way in their season opener, they did a pretty good job of it in Thursday night’s win over the Predators. 
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