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Charlie McAvoy – Next Bruins Superstar

Charlie McAvoy is looking like the next Bruins superstar and foundation defenseman. We can go all the way back to the 70s to see the all the great defensemen the Bruins enjoyed. Orr , Bourque and Chara. We were able to experience one of the greatest, if not the greatest player of all time, in Bobby Orr. He won the Norris Trophy as best defenseman eight times and won the Stanley Cup twice during the 70s era. Orr then passed it on to Brad Park, who was just keeping the seat warm for Ray Bourque, the true leader of the blue...

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2018 NHL Award Winners

The NHL Awards celebrated its ninth season in Las Vegas this summer. Here are the players that brought home some hardware. The Bruins were represented by Head Coach Bruce Cassidy and Patrice Bergeron. The most emotional and memorable part of the night was when the Humboldt Broncos reunited on stage to give the Willie O’Ree Award to their head coach, who did not survive the crash. Hart Trophy — League MVP. Taylor Hall beat out Anze Kopitar and Nathan MacKinnon for this award. Vezina Trophy — Best Goaltender. Pekka Rinne was awarded the trophy over Connor Hellebuyck and Andrei...

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Stanley Cup Final – Game 5 Recap

The Washington Capitals Won the Stanley Cup After 44 seasons, the Capitals are finally the best team in hockey. Game 5 last night was deadlocked until the third period. Eller scored late to give the Caps a 4-3 win to win the series 4-1. It was the Capitals’ fourth consecutive victory over the Golden Knights, whose incredible inaugural season finally ended in the desert in the Stanley Cup Final. Vegas pulled the goalie in the final two minutes, but could not muster any pressure on Holtby. The Golden Knights may not have won the Stanley Cup, but their inaugural...

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Stanley Cup Final – Game 4 Recap

Washington Is Rolling and Vegas Is Crumbling as the Caps Win 6-2. The Washington Capitals are now one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup for the first time in their history. However, they still must pass their biggest test to date to finally put away past failures. The Golden Knights played desperately and outchanced the Capitals by a wide margin. However, they missed a glorious chance after Neal hit the post on a wide open net, and the momentum seemed to change from that point on. Washington survived the onslaught and were finally able to score and led...

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Stanley Cup Final – Game 3 Recap

Capitals Flying High Over Knights, Leading 2-1 in Stanley Cup Final Washington Capitals Beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Saturday Night For the first time since 1998 the Capitals hosted a Stanley Cup game, and their stars Ovechkin and Kuznetsov didn’t disappoint. The game was Washington’s first ever win on home ice during a Stanley Cup Final. Kuznetsov was a game-time decision, but he looked fine and after scoring. He even did his bird-flapping celebration as Ovechkin screamed on the bench. Kuznetsov now leads all players with 27 points in the NHL playoffs. Holtby stopped 21 of the...

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NHL to Bring Back Third Jerseys

Third Jerseys are Back NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed during a news conference recently that third jerseys will return for the 2018-19 season. At this point the Bruins have not announced any plans to add a third jersey to their arsenal. Previously they have worn three different alternate jerseys that they could bring back. They had previously worn the yellow “Pooh Bear”, and for a few games the 1970’s version during the late 1990s and early 2000s. They then rolled with the solid black version with the bear and name on the front for a bit. Eventually the...

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Stanley Cup Final – Game 2 Recap

Caps Tie the Stanley Cup Final Series 1-1 The Capitals held on to edge the Golden Knights 3-2, evening the Stanley Cup Final at a game apiece. Washington secured their first ever win in a Stanley Cup final series, as the team was swept by Detroit in its only other appearance in 1998. Braden Holtby made a spectacular save in the final minutes to help the Capitals secure the victory. The series now shifts to Washington for Games 3 and 4 on Saturday and Monday. After another over the top pre-game show, Vegas drew first blood early to take...

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Stanley Cup Final – Game 1 Recap

Knights Take Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals It’s over in Vegas – the Golden Knights take Game 1. They are three wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. The last six teams to win Game 1 have went on to win the Cup. The game also had a Boston flavor to it, with goals from Colin Miller and Reilly Smith for Vegas and Brett Connolly for the Capitals. After the pregame ceremony that featured player introductions by ring announcer Michael “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble” Buffer, Vegas opened the scoring early. However, Washington rebounded to take a...

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2018/19 Bruins Offseason Schedule

The Boston Bruins announced their schedule for the upcoming 2018/19 offseason. The Black and Gold will play two games in China as part of the 2018 O.R.G. NHL China Games. They have also announced important offseason dates, including the NHL Combine, NHL Awards, NHL Entry Draft, Development Camp, Rookie Camp and Training Camp. Offseason DATES TO REMEMBER May 28 – June 2 -NHL Combine June 20 -NHL Awards June 22 – June 23 -NHL Entry Draft June 26 – June 29 -Development Camp July 1 -Free Agent signing period begins September 6 -Rookie Camp opens -Prospects Challenge Rookie Games...

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Bruins Winter Classic Jersey History and 2019 Concept

  Since the Bruins have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs , it’s time to think about an important date for next season.  This year, the Bruins will again play in the annual NHL Winter Classic. Jersey Fashions Through the Decades Let’s take a look at the history of the Bruins jerseys, and a concept I have for this year’s version.  In 2010 they played in historic Fenway Park versus the Philadelphia Flyers in a thrilling OT win. The original jersey used for this game is either a fan favorite or not liked at all.  The gold and...

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