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Boston Bruins: Top 5 Draft Targets

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Bruins Prospect Pool Deep, But Lacking Impact   Heading into the 2015-16, people weren’t terribly sure of what to make of the Boston Bruins. After all, they had firmly established themselves as contenders over the better part of the last decade, always one of the Eastern Conference’s toughest teams. But a busy offseason saw a seismic shift in the roster. ...

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Senators, Bruins end night with line brawl

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To say that tempers got a bit heated at the end of last night’s game between the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins would be putting it lightly. The Senators had plenty of reason to be testy. They were at the end of a 7-3 beating at the hands of the hometown Bruins. Oh, and Brad Marchand does what he does ...

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Is Brad Marchand the Most Hated Man in the NHL?

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  It’s no secret that Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand isn’t exactly the most liked guy in the NHL. That was never more evident than on Sunday. Brandon Prust had received a $5,000 fine for spearing Marchand on Saturday night and joked to the media that it was the “best money I ever spent.” Prust said all the right things ...

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Top 5 NHL MVP candidates

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  Though we are just a quarter of the way through the NHL season, a few clear-cut candidates have emerged in the race for the league’s MVP award. Obviously, with so much of the NHL season left ahead of us, this list could look dramatically different come the New Year. Without further ado, here are your five contenders for the ...

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Brad Marchand hits ‘home run’ goal

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  Sometimes, it helps to not be the “ideal” NHL size. Brad Marchand has been told that being 5-foot-9-inches is a bad thing his entire career. But when it comes to keeping pucks batted in the air under the cross bar, it certainly comes in handy. With Brett Connolly in the penalty box, Marchand stole the puck from goaltender James ...

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Atlantic Division Power Rankings

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  It’s hard to really describe the Atlantic Division, but here goes: those contending for the crown aren’t typically thought of as contenders, but the division has at least three legitimate ones and a former contender trying to prolong their window slamming shut. The Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings get overlooked by some when it comes to Atlantic contenders, ...

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Was the 1999 NHL Draft the worst in history?

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Every June, the NHL Draft is a time when struggling franchises pin their hopes on the next great thing while the contenders look to stock the cupboard with pieces that will keep them in power for years to come. Some drafts – 2003 comes to mind – have been ridiculously stacked, with seemingly every team finding value in the first ...

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Has the Bruins window closed?

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For the better part of the last decade, the Boston Bruins have consistently been on the short list of Stanley Cup contenders. They built their core, supplemented that core with quality role players and found themselves near the top of the heap in the Eastern Conference. Now, heading into 2015-16, the Bruins don’t look the same. Milan Lucic is gone. ...

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Bruins trade Milan Lucic to Kings for No. 13 pick

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The Boston Bruins traded forward Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings on Friday in exchange for the No. 13 overall selection in the 2015 NHL draft, goaltender Martin Jones and defenseman Collin Miller, reports ESPN. The Bruins, who already traded defenseman Dougie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames for a first-round and two second-round picks, have the Nos. 13, 14 and 15 picks ...

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Bruins fire GM Peter Chiarelli

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The Boston Bruins President announced Wednesday that Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as general manager of the Boston Bruins. The Bruins did not name an interim general manager.  Bruins Chief Executive Officer Charlie Jacobs and Neely will immediately begin the search for a new GM. The Bruins will hold a press conference Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. ET ...

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