Bean: I'll be watching these 7 Bruins opponents this season


We’re in for what should be a fun Bruins season.

Having taken a step back roster-wise, the B’s will need to have a strong regular season to reach the playoffs for a fifth straight year. It'll be the first time in 15 years without Zdeno Chara on the roster, but a group now captained by Patrice Bergeron enters the season as one of the handful of top Stanley Cup contenders.

Looking ahead to the 56-game schedule in 2021, NBC Sports Boston's DJ Bean has zeroed in on seven opponents he's most looking forward to watching them face. 

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