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Morning Skate: Crosby has been positive face of his NHL generation
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while wishing everybody a safe and relaxing Memorial Day weekend. 
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Playoff run ends for P-Bruins, but some promising signs
The Boston Bruins AHL affiliate P-Bruins have ended their playoff push in the Calder Cup semi-finals. 
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A rooting guide to the Stanley Cup Final for Bruins fans
The Stanley Cup Final is upon us, and though the Bruins aren’t participating, plenty of players with ties — good or bad — to Boston are.
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 NHL Mock Draft 2017
NHL Mock Draft 1.0: Does Bruins' old hand still have touch?
Bruins assistant GM Scott Bradley is back running the B's draft. Will he repeat the kind of success he had with Krejci, Bergeron, Marchand...etc.?
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A rooting guide to the Stanley Cup Final for Bruins fans  
The Stanley Cup Final is upon us, and though the Bruins aren’t participating, plenty of players with ties — good or bad — to Boston or the B’s are.
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 NHL Mock Draft 2017
NHL Mock Draft 1.0: Does Bruins old hand still have touch?
Bruins assistant GM Scott Bradley is again running the B's draft. Will he repeat the kind of success he had with Krejci, Bergeron, Marchand...etc.?
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Morning Skate: Larry Robinson parts ways with Sharks
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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From perfect to Pooh: The best and worst Bruins uniforms
The Bruins haven't had that many bad jerseys. Adidas had better not screw that up. 
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From perfect to Pooh: The best and worst Bruins uniforms
The Bruins haven't had that many bad jerseys. Adidas had better not screw that up.
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Morning Skate: Former PC coach Army on Avs' rough year
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara (center) and teammates salute the fans after their Game 6 playoff loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Report: Changes coming to Bruins' uniforms?
The Bruins are one of 13 NHL teams that will have some changes made to their jerseys next season, according to Sportslogos.net.  
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Coyotes hire Craig Cunningham as scout
Known as a high-character player who was popular with his teammates, Cunningham’s transition to scouting lets him further his career after a scary break.
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Morning Skate: Overreacting to the Oilers' window
All the links from around the hockey world, including a claim that the Oilers' window could be closing. 
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Morning Skate: Do Caps have mental block come playoff time?
CSN Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Haggerty: Reports of Seidenberg's demise were greatly exaggerated
The Bruins let Dennis Seidenberg go last offseason, but -- as he proved in the World Cup of Hockey, with the Islanders, and now in the IIHF World Championships -- he still has something left in the tank.
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in their playoff series.
Monday, May 22: Senators all out of playoff magic?
All the links from around the hockey world, including the Senators' playoff fortune finally changing. 
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Sunday, May 21: Has Kessel changed?
All the links from around the hockey world, including Phil Kessel fitting in with his third team. 
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Morning Skate: Time for Sullivan to coach Pens up
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.   
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in their playoff series.
Haggerty: Senators' postseason run makes it easier to swallow Bruins' loss
The hard-fought series the Bruins gave the Senators becomes even more encouraging for Boston's future the further Ottawa goes on its Stanley Cup run.
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Thursday, May 18: Penguins name baby after Phil Kessel
All the links from around the hockey world, including a baby being named after Phil the Thrill. 
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Morning Skate: Savard opens up about battle with post-concussion syndrome
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Morning Skate: Phil the Thrill comes through for Penguins
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Young Bruins finding their way during World Championships
David Pastrnak and Charlie McAvoy are getting regular action for their respective home countries during the World Cup of Hockey
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Monday, May 15: Preds' Johansen sounds off on Ducks' Kesler
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Sunday, May 14: Oshie done in Washington?
All the links from around the hockey world, including T.J. Oshie's tricky free agent future. 
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Haggerty: B's need to fight temptation to pick through Capitals wreckage
Major changes could be coming to the Capitals organization, and the Bruins should pass on big-ticket players like Alex Ovechkin and Kevin Shattenkirk
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Saturday, May 13: Ex-Bruin Green a natural as Canucks coach
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Morning Skate: Ovechkin's Game 7 injuries don't compare to Bergeron's
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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B's aiming to be true contenders again soon
The Bruins have laid the foundation for future success. They may not break through next season, but here's why they could be a force to be reckoned with sooner rather than later.
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Bean: For love of God, don't let Bishop's new contract fuel dumb Rask takes
Everything comes back to Tuukka Rask somehow being a problem for the Bruins. 
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Should the Bruins consider trading for Alex Ovechkin?
With rumors swirling that the Washington Capitals have to move on from Alex Ovechkin, our Early Edition crew debates whether the Boston Bruins should pursue him.
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Thursday, May 11: A Sharks' offseason roster shakeup?
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Cassidy plays a key role in making Bruins a playoff team again
Bruce Cassidy woke up a sleeping Bruins team and had them playing their best hockey in years down the stretch. His leadership should be a big part of their future, too.
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Strong core was key to Bruins' revival
With good health and buoyed by a strong showing under a new coach down the stretch, the B's key vets showed there's still plenty left in the tank.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr scores the Stanley Cup-winning goal on May 10, 1970.
Wednesday, May 10: Blues looking to lock up Parayko long term
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Five best moves for Don Sweeney this season
Here are the top-5 moves from Sweeney in his second season heading the hockey ops department for the Bruins.
Bergeron and Rask both undergo successful surgeries
Both Patrice Bergeron (sports hernia) and Tuukka Rask (right groin) had successful surgeries this week.
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Sweeney getting better all the time . . . and so are B's
Just like the Bruins team that rebounded on the ice this year, Don Sweeney was much improved in his second season as general manager. It's a big reason the B's are back on the right track.
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Morning Skate: McQuaid heads to Vegas in one mock expansion draft
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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The next five Bruins prospects ready to jump in and help
The Bruins mixed in plenty of young talent in returning to the playoffs and there's more on the way.  
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The next five Bruins prospects ready to jump in and help
The Bruins mixed in plenty of young talent in returning to the playoffs and there's more on the way.
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Bruins basking in the fountain of youth
Three straight strong drafts replenished the Bruins talent base and have the franchise pointed in the right direction.
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Morning Skate: Nashville's in unchartered terrirory, and wants to keep going
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Morning Skate: Brendan Smith looking like sneaky good pick this offseason
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while the Stanley Cup playoffs are really ramping up to a great level. 
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Hagg Bag: Setting the course for the Bruins offseason
The Bruins have locked up Bruce Cassidy. Now comes the hard part - putting the roster together for next season. The readers have plenty of questions.
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Saturday, May 6: Bad call costs Oilers vs. Ducks
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Friday, May 5: New faces in Washington if they lose to Pens?
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
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Haggerty: There's no market value for B's
The mixed-bag signings of Matt Beleskey and David Backes should convince the rebuilding B's to stay away from free agency.
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Backes hopes to be better after 'humbling' first season in Boston
For those looking for more out of David Backes next season, the 32-year-old Boston Bruins power forward agrees with you.
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Boston Bruins left winger Matt Beleskey left the game in Buffalo after a check to his lower body.
Bruins' Beleskey on this season's struggles: 'It's not who I am'
The Bruins' Matt Beleskey managed only three goals and eight points in a disappointing season. He vows to improve heading into next season.
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Thursday, May 4: Long way from Winnipeg for new Vegas Insider
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Haggerty: Bruins have plenty of options for offseason improvements
Cam Neely and Don Sweeney can boast plenty of young talent and have bought themselves some time by showing true progress this season. 
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Wednesday, May 3: What about the ladies at Oilers’ new home?
CSN Boston Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Bjork to give B's a decision after world championships
Anders Bjork is expected to notify the Boston Bruins about his plans for the upcoming season following his stint for Team USA
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Jacobs on state of the Bruins: 'Happy with where we are'
The Bruins accomplished part of Jeremy Jacobs' goal by pushing their way back into the playoffs this season.
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Tuesday, May 2: Another Crosby concussion
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Jacobs on Bruins’ coaching change: ‘It was overdue…maybe a little late’
Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs, at his end-of-the-season presser, says a coaching change was probably too long in coming because of the loyalty he and others had in Claude Julien.  
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Jacobs on NHL in 2018 Olympics: ‘I don’t think it’s gonna happen’
Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs said he doesn’t foresee an 11th-hour change that would put the NHL back in the 2018 Olympics.
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Bruins end of season report card
Joe Haggerty hands out his grades for the Boston Bruins after the 2016-17 season
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Bruins end of season report card
Joe Haggerty hands out his grades for the Boston Bruins after the 2016-17 season
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Monday, May 1: Rangers coach’s moves coming back to haunt them?
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy and GM Don Sweeney address the media
Bruins will add assistant coach, tap Bradley to run draft board
Bruins GM Don Sweeney confirmed this week that they will be retaining the current assistant coach group of Joe Sacco, Jay Pandolfo and Bob Essensa
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Saturday, April 29: The race for the top pick in NHL Draft
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Pastrnak on looming RFA status: 'I obviously love it here'
David Pastrnak is going to get paid after dropping 34 goals and 70 points in just his third NHL season.
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McQuaid on going in the NHL expansion draft: ‘I hope that’s not the case for me’
Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid could be left unprotected and off to Vegas in the June NHL expansion draft. He’s hoping that doesn’t happen.
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Friday, April 28: Why combine NHL Awards with expansion draft?
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Cassidy on Spooner: Claude didn't like his defense; I didn't like his offense
Bruce Cassidy was less than complimentary of restricted free agent forward Ryan Spooner Friday on Toucher & Rich. 
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Cassidy opens up on Bruins' future, Claude Julien and more
The new Bruins coach joins Toucher and Rich for a candid conversation about the team’s up- and-coming youth, Ryan Spooner’s struggles and his relationship with Claude Julien.
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'No hard or fast decisions' made yet on Moore, Stafford or Liles
Drew Stafford, John-Michael Liles and Dominic Moore are all veteran players set to be unrestricted free agents on July 1
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Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy and GM Don Sweeney address the media
Cassidy ‘proud, honored and privileged’ after getting Bruins' permanent gig
Bruce Cassidy meets the media a day after the Bruins remove the interim tag and embraces his second chance at being an NHL head coach.
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‘No firm decision yet’ from Bjork about signing with Bruins
The Bruins remain hopeful of signing prospect Anders Bjork before he heads back to Notre Dame.  
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Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney addresses the media.
Sweeney: Bruins still want to ‘become a deeper, more talented team’
A return to the playoffs marked progress for the Bruins, but GM Don Sweeney acknowledges there’s a long way to go. 
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Thursday, April 27: Julien loses longtime Habs assistant
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Stafford on return to Bruins: 'I would definitely be into it'
Drew Stafford says he loved his time in Boston and would welcome any chance to return before hitting the open free agent market on July 1.
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Boston Bruins defenseman prospect Charlie McAvoy from Boston University.
McAvoy added to Team USA roster, wants to make ‘big impact’ with Bruins next season
After getting his first NHL experience with the Bruins in the playoffs, defenseman Charlie McAvoy, 19, will join Team USA for the World Championships next month.
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Iginla reportedly buys $4.5 million house in Boston
Is Jarome Iginla moving back to Boston? 
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Wednesday, April 26: How Rangers can bust Senators’ trap
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Bean: Why we should shut up about Tuukka Rask, Part 1 million
The Tuukka Rask conversation has gotten so out of hand that he's actually underrated in Boston now. 
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Haggerty: What other choice was there for Bruins but Cassidy?
Bruce Cassidy, named the Bruins’ permanent coach Wednesday, left no doubt he was the right guy for the job by leading the banged-up B’s back to the playoffs. 
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Bruins make it official, name Cassidy coach
Bruce Cassidy has the interim tag removed and is named the permanent head coach of the Bruins after leading them back to the playoffs. 
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Chara interested in summer contract extension
Zdeno Chara has no intention of riding off into the sunset. He wants a contract extension from the Boston Bruins.
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Carlo 'frustrated' that concussion caused him to miss playoffs
Brandon Carlo suffered the worst concussion of his career at the end of the regular season after getting clobbered by Alex Ovechkin.
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Krug had MCL injury in knee, 'had a chance' to play in Game 7
Torey Krug said it wasn’t a definite, but that he might have been able to play in a Game 7, had there been one.
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Bergeron played season with sports hernia, may face surgery
Patrice Bergeron played the entire season with a sports hernia that happened in the final practice prior to the start of the 2016-17 season.
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Do's and don'ts for the Bruins offseason
The Bruins are a team in transition. Here's how they should navigate the offseason.
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Do's and Don'ts for the Bruins offseason
The Bruins are a team in transition. Here's how they should navigate the offseason. 
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The Boston Bruins salute their fans after they were eliminated in Game 6 against the Ottawa Senators.
Looking into Bruins’ crystal ball: Who stays? Who goes?
With the Bruins’ season over, time to take stock of who’ll still be here when training camp rolls around in a few short months.
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Tuesday, April 25: Bergevin says Habs won’t blow up roster
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Morning Skate: Guy Boucher proves to be a man of the people
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Haggerty: Cassidy should be rewarded for a job well done
The Bruins' fortunes changed dramatically when Bruce Cassidy replaced Claude Julien, and he should be given the head coaching job.
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Goucher: Cassidy gave Bruins the 'jolt' they needed
The Bruins playoff run is over. Dave Goucher joins Toucher and Rich to discuss the future of the Bruins.
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Haggerty: Undermanned Bruins can stand tall
Injuries reduced the Bruins' chances of beating Ottawa to almost nil. Yet they fought hard and kept the series close.
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Bruce Cassidy '100 percent' wants to be Bruins head coach
Bruce Cassidy says he absolutely wants to be the Bruins head coach next season, and Bob Beers gives his opinion on whether he has earned the job.
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Game 6 Highlights: Senators 3, Bruins 2 (OT)
Highlights from Game 6 at the TD Garden as the Boston Bruins lose in overtime to the Senators, which eliminates them from the playoffs.
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Pastrnak owns 'really tough' experience taking OT penalty in loss
David Pastrnak takes responsibility for his ill-timed penalty, and looked pretty upset after watching his team fall from the penalty box
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Talking Points: Pastrnak's ill-timed penalty proves costly
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' Game 6 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators.
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Talking Points: Pastrnak's ill-timed penalty proves costly
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' Game 6 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators.
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Gronki to Bruins: 'Keep your heads up'
Rob Gronkowski tweeted out his reactions to the Boston Bruins' season ending loss to the Ottawa Senators Sunday.
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MacArthur OT goal gives Senators 3-2 win, ends Bruins season
A Clarke MacArthur overtime goal wins Game 6 for the Ottawa Senators and closes the book on the Bruins' season.
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Injured Krejci out, Belesky in for Bruins for Game 6 vs. Ottawa
Bruce Cassidy opts for veteran Matt Beleskey and his heavy forechecking ability to replace the injured David Krejci in the Bruins' lineup.
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Morning Skate: Kovalchuk looking to return to NHL
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Injured Krug resumes skating for Bruins
The longer the Bruins can hang around in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the greater the chances they can enter some healthy bodies back into the equation. 
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Saturday, April 22: Game-winner interrupts live shot in Edmonton
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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'Rankled' Bruins were fired up by Senators chirping at injured Krejci
The Senators trash talk after David Krejci left following a knee-on-knee hit served to motivate the Bruins in their Game 5 win.  
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The Boston Bruins celebrate Sean Kuraly's double-overtime goal that beat the Ottawa Senators in Game 5.
Bruins 'come back and show some character' overcoming all obstacles in Game 5 win
Injuries, calls going against them, facing elimination. The Bruins fought through them all to stave off elimination and head home for Game 6. 
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Kuraly enjoys his 'good night,' scoring first two NHL goals to win Game 5
Sean Kuraly was put into the lineup because Bruce Cassidy felt he would bring more “will to win puck battles” in a desperate playoff situation
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Talking Points: Kuraly earns gold star for heroics
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' double-overtime victory over the Ottawa Senators
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Talking Points: Kuraly earns gold star for heroics
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' double-overtime victory over the Ottawa Senators
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Kuraly scores double-OT goal, Bruins stay alive with 3-2 victory
Sean Kuraly scores on the rebound of a Charlie McAvoy point blast to give the Bruins a 3-2 double-overtime win in Game 5
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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron
Bergeron looking to make history as Selke finalist
Patrice Bergeron has once again been recognized as one of the best defensive players in the NHL. Bergeron was named a finalist for the 2017 Selke Trophy
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Pastrnak focuses on generating more offense for Bruins in Game 5
David Pastrnak has been silenced by the Senators, and says he wants 'to play the same hockey I did during the regular season' when he scored 34 goals.
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Spooner likely out, Kuraly likely in as Bruins prepare for last stand
Bruce Cassidy makes lineup changes for the Bruins' do-or-die Game 5, and the most significant is that Ryan Spooner won’t be playing.
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Haggerty: It's time for Bruins' big guns to start firing
The sum of the B's-Senators series: Ottawa's best players have risen to the occasion and Boston's haven't. If that continues, the Bruins' season ends tonight.
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Morning Skate: Blackhawks' stunning loss leaves West wide open
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Ranking the biggest first-round disappointments from Bruins and Celtics
Mike Felger and Gay Tanguay pick their top disappointments from the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins play off runs.
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Keith Jones: Reasons for Bruins being down 3-1 to Senators
Keith Jones joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down the Boston Bruins 3-1 deficit to the Ottawa Senators, and what he has seen gone wrong so far in the series.
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Backes on must-win Game 5: 'However it happens, it just needs to happen.'
David Backes and the Bruins know style points should be way out the window down 3-1 in the series to the Ottawa Senators
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Thursday, April 20: Senators' Harpur shows his stuff vs. Bruins
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty take his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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No return for Krug, Carlo or McQuaid for Bruins' do-or-die Game 5
The Bruins won't be getting injured defensemen Torey Krug, Adam McQuaid or Brandon Carlo back as they face elimination in Game 5 Friday in Ottawa.
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For Bruins, there is no easy path to stopping Erik Karlsson
The Bruins need to get healthy, to score more and to stop Erik Karlsson. None of the three are easy. 
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Haggerty: "I'd be stunned if Bruce Cassidy doesn't return as head coach"
CSNNE.com Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty talks with Toucher and Rich about the future of interim head coach Bruce Cassidy, even with the team on the brink of elimination.
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Rask on Bruins chances: 'We've just got to believe'
No Bruin team has ever overcome a 3-1 deficit in a best-of-seven series, but Tuukka Rask says these B's have been playing must-win games for weeks.
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Cassidy: 'Not a lot of free ice' in Game 4 shutout loss
The Senators clamp down on the Bruins attack and leave Boston with a commanding series lead after a pair of one-goal victories.
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Talking points: Spooner continues to be invisible this series
Here are the talking points from the Boston Bruins' 1-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators in Game 4 of their playoff series.
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Talking points: Spooner continues to be invisible this series
Here are the talking points from the Boston Bruins' 1-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators in Game 4 of their playoff series.
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Is Bruce Cassidy Bruins future coach even if they lose?
Tony Amonte and DJ Bean discuss whether they think Bruce Cassidy has earned the head coaching job if the Bruins do not win the first series.
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Bruins lose to Senators, fall into 3-1 hole in series
Well, there’s no more margin for error for the Boston Bruins. They fell into a 3-1 hole in their series against the Ottawa Seneators.
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Bruins looking for a repeat performance of a special game in Brooklyn
The Bruins snapped a four-game losing streak with a gutty victory over the Islanders last month, and they're looking for that same kind of effort tonight.
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Bruins' Game 4 goal: Make life harder for Karlsson
Erik Karlsson is the best player on the ice in the Bruins-Senators series, and the B's need to focus more on him in Game 4.
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Morning Skate: McGuire thinks B's got short end of officiating stick
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Bruins to get Colin Miller back for Game 4 vs. Senators
Defenseman Colin Miller suffered a leg injury in the Bruins' Game 1 win in Ottawa and missed the next two games of the series.
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Krejci ready to 'step it up' as he gets back in the flow for B's
David Krejci says that he felt better as things went along in his return to the Game 3, and that’s very good news for the Boston Bruins
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Lack of penalty killers on defense hurting Bruins vs. Senators
Should the Bruins put Charlie McAvoy on the penalty kill? If not, they can't afford for Zdeno Chara or Kevan Miller to ever take a penalty.
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Improving Colin Miller still trending toward return for Bruins
The Bruins are slowly getting their injured players healthier, including Colin Miller, who is trending toward a potential return in Game 4.
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Tuesday, April 18: Puck to face ends Werenski's season
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand battles with the Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan.
Marchand: 'I haven't been at my best' in the playoffs
Bruins leading scorer Brad Marchand, held to just one shot on net and zero points in the Game 3 OT loss, says he has to be better.
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Bruin draftee Bjork joining Team USA instead of signing with B's
Team USA announced that B’s draft pick and Notre Dame winger Anders Bjork will be joining the men’s team for the World Championships tournament in May.
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What went wrong for Bruins in Game 3 vs Senators?
Dave Goucher recaps the end of the Bruins Game 3 loss to the Senators.
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Bruins' slow start leads to bad finish in Game 3
The Bruins put themselves in a hole with a terrible start and, as seen by their eventual loss, that's not how they can afford to play vs. Ottawa.
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Nash takes accountability for 'selfish' penalty in OT loss
Riley Nash steps up and accepts accountability after his roughing penalty leads to Bobby Ryan’s power play game-winner
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Talking Points: Marchand shut down again in Game 3
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins Game 3 loss to the Ottawa Senators
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Talking Points: Marchand shut down again in Game 3
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins Game 3 loss to the Ottawa Senators
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Which player is key to Bruins turning series around?
Mike Felger, Tony Amonte and DJ Bean discuss which player is the key to the Boston Bruins turning the series around.
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Game 3 Highlights: Senators 4, Bruins 3 (OT)
Highlights from the Boston Bruins 4-3 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators.
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Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime
Bobby Ryan scores on a tip-in on a power play 5:43 into overtime and the Senators beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 3
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Monday, April 17: Flames broadcasters caught trashing Dougie Hamilton
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Tommy Cross plans to ‘compete hard, play simple' if called upon by Bruins
Called up from Providence, Tommy Cross could be called upon to boost the Bruins’ banged-up defensemen corps in Game 3 tonight.
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Krejci ‘feels like he’s really close’ to a return for Bruins tonight
After “really good steps forward,” Bruins center David Krejci says he feels like he’s close to returning for Game 3 tonight against Ottawa.   
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Krejci, Colin Miller skate for Bruins, both game-time decisions
David Krejci and Colin Miller are both back on the ice for the Bruins' morning skate, but their status for Game 3 tonight vs. Ottawa is still uncertain.  
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Haggerty: As long as Krejci is out, Bruins a one-line team
Joe Haggerty dials in to Toucher and Rich to talk Bruins injuries and the NHL playoffs.
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Felger: David Krejci's absence 'feels like a mystery'
Felger, Haggerty, and Beers talk about if any injured Boston Bruins players might be on their way back for Game 3, including David Krejci, who has not played yet in the series.
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Bruins expect Acciari to return to lineup in Game 3
Noel Acciari will probably return to the Dominic Moore-Riley Nash line after missing the last three games.
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Bruins get Colin Miller, Brandon Carlo back to practice
Carlo's doubtful for Game 3 but Miller could possibly return Monday, which would give injury-ravaged Bruins a big boost.
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Morning Skate: Canadiens benefitting from Claude's instincts
Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond.
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Bruins look to 'move forward' after disappointing Game 2 loss
It's all about moving on to a pivotal Game 3 for the Bruins after a disappointing Game 2 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
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Haggerty: Injuries and attrition creeping up on B's in Game 2 loss
The Bruins have been losing a defenseman a game to injury and they pay the price in Game 2, as they blow a two-goal lead in a 4-3 o.t. loss.
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Talking Points: Bruins can't get settled after Chara penalty
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' Game 2 loss to the Ottawa Senators
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Talking Points: Bruins can't get settled after Chara penalty
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' Game 2 loss to the Ottawa Senators
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McQuaid knocked out of Game 2 with upper body injury
The Boston Bruins have lost another defenseman to injury for the fourth straight game as their organizational depth continues to get tested in the playoffs.
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Bruins crumble in third period, lose Game 2 in overtime, 4-3
The Bruins crumble in the third period, eventually losing Game 2 to the Senators in overtime, 4-3
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Carlo progressing in return from injury, Krug not so much
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says Brandon Carlo (likely concussion) is making progress back in Boston but doesn't sound as encouraging about Torey Krug (lower body).
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Cassidy on Bruins' injuries: 'Our guys are strong enough to overcome'
Ryan Spooner will be stepping in for injured David Krejci and Joe Morrow for Colin Miller as the banged-up Bruins look to take a 2-0 lead in Ottawa.
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Saturday, April 15: Hey Mom, where's my skates?
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Morrow doesn't 'feel rusty' cracking lineup for 1st time since Jan
It looks like the bruised Boston Bruins are going to need to dig deep on defense against the Ottawa Senators.
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Banged-up Bruins: Krejci out for Game 2, Colin Miller likely won’t play
David Krejci is “unavailable” for Game 2 against the Senators Saturday and injured Colin Miller has to leave practice early. 
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Friday, April 14: Looking back at Babcock’s college coaching days
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Bruins hope defensemen injuries are ‘trend that doesn’t continue’
The Bruins banged-up defensemen corps hopes to have Colin Miller for Game 2 Saturday but have Joe Morrow with the team if he can’t go.
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Boston Bruins defenseman prospect Charlie McAvoy from Boston University.
Young, fearless McAvoy, Pastrnak make Bruins ‘more energetic’
A boost from the youthful enthusiasm of Charlie McAvoy, 19, and David Pastrnak, 20, has helped the Bruins get out to a 1-0 lead in their first-round series with the Senators.  
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Thornton auctioning off final game skates for charity
Eli Manning is in no way associated with this.  
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Boston Bruins' rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy at practice.
Felger: Saw more from McAvoy than I saw from Hamilton
Mike Felger and DJ Bean are at it again. This time, they're fighting over Charlie McAvoy and Dougie Hamilton.
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B's say they 'learned their lessons' in shot-less Game 1 period
The Bruins were focused on the 20 minute period where they didn't register a shot -- not their comeback win.
Bruins sign Koppanen to an entry level deal
The Boston Bruins locked up Finnish forward Joona Koppanen to a three-year entry level deal. 
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Thursday, April 13: Hitchcock's return just what Stars need
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.  
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Bruins' Acciari close to return, could play in Game 2
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says Noel Acciari (upper body injury) is "certainly a possibility for Saturday" in Game 2 against the Senators.
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Senators second-period tweet ages poorly (and hilariously)
After the Bruins failed to register a shot on goal, the Senators made a joke on Twitter. Then they lost and Twitter had all sorts of fun.
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Haggerty: Bruins happy with how they got a step on Senators
It wasn't perfect by any means, but the B's are encouraged by how they beat the Senators in Game 1 . . . and what it could mean moving forward.
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B's lose another defenseman as Miller goes down
The already defense-depleted Bruins lose yet another D-man, as Colin Miller can't play after a knee-to-knee hit by Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki.
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Haggerty: Charlie McAvoy could be an 'equalizer' in this series
Joe Haggerty assess Charlie McAvoy's performance and breaks down the Bruins playoff match up.
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Vatrano breaks goal-scoring drought at best possible time
Frank Vatrano didn't score a goal in his last 16 regular-season games, but he came through in Game 1 for the Bruins.
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An 'amazing experience' for McAvoy in impressive Bruins debut
With Torey Krug out, Charlie McAvoy -- in his first NHL game -- gives the Bruins just what they need in their Game 1 takedown of the Senators.
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DJ Bean: McAvoy proved he can make impact in NHL debut
DJ Bean joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down Charlie McAvoy's NHL debut in the Boston Bruins win.
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Game 1 Highlights: Bruins 2, Senators 1
Highlights from the Boston Bruins 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators, and Joe Haggerty breaks down the game 1 win.
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Bruins hopeful that ailing Krejci can return for Game 2
David Krejci joined the official Boston Bruins walking wounded tour when he was scratched from Game 1 against the Ottawa Senators
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Talking Points: Rask holds strong in Game 1 win
Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins' Game 1 win over the Ottawa Senators
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Bruins score twice in third to beat Senators in Game 1, 2-1
The Boston Bruins bounce back from a lackluster second period to beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 in Game 1 of the first round series.
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Bruins go entire second period without shot on goal
It's tough to score a goal when you go 20 minutes without putting the puck on net. 
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Krejci (upper-body) out for Game 1 vs. Senators
Krejci joins Torey Krug and Brandon Carlo as key Bruins not playing in Game 1.
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Bruins will go as far as veterans take them in the playoffs
For as much promise as the youngsters have, it's the battle-hardened core group that will take the Bruins wherever they wind up going this spring.
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Cassidy's return to NHL playoffs gives him chance at new legacy
Bruce Cassidy's team took a 2-0 series lead and lost the next four in his only playoff appearance as an NHL head coach.  
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Haggerty's Stanley Cup predictions: B's go two rounds, Cup goes back to Chicago
Joe Haggerty's Stanley Cup crystal ball was a little cloudy in 2016, but he thinks he sees things more clearly this time around.
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Five things Bruins need to do to beat Senators
Here are five things the Bruins need to do if they're going to get past Ottawa in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Five things Bruins need to do to beat Senators
Here are five things the Bruins need to do if they're going to get past Ottawa in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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McAvoy's one of eight Bruins making Stanley Cup playoff debut
The focus is on phenom Charlie McAvoy, but there are (many) other Bruins making their Stanley Cup playoff debuts tonight in Ottawa.The focus is on phenom Charlie McAvoy, but there are (many) other Bruins mak
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Cassidy: Scoring 5-on-5 goals key to Bruins' chances against Senators
The Bruins managed only one 5-on-5 goal in four games against Ottawa this season, and they know that's going to have to change in their playoff series.
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Haggerty’s Morning Skate: McQuaid stars in 2016-17 hockey fights highlight reel
CSNNE.com Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.
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Boston Bruins defenseman prospect Charlie McAvoy from Boston University.
Cassidy continues to look for right combos as Bruins' playoff opener nears
Rookie Charlie McAvoy will be making his NHL debut tonight skating alongside Kevan Miller, but he may see time with Zdeno Chara, in Game 1 of the Bruins' playoff series with the Senators.
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For Bruins, it's 'great to be back' in playoffs
Lost amid the suspensions, injuries and match-up drama is the simple fact that the Bruins are finally back in the postseason
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Haggerty: McAvoy soaking up his time in Chara training program
The Bruins need 19-year-old defenseman Charlie McAvoy to come through in a huge spot. And they're putting him in the best position to succeed.
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Boston Bruins defenseman prospect Charlie McAvoy from Boston University.
Amonte: McAvoy 'most ready college player' to make jump to NHL
Tony Amonte thinks that Charlie McAvoy is ready to be thrown into the fire for the Boston Bruins.
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Bean: Love Charlie McAvoy being paired with Zdeno Chara
DJ Bean joins Arbella Early Edition to break down what the Boston Bruins defense pairings should be for the playoffs series vs. the Ottawa Senators.
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Krejci, Moore missing from Bruins practice, some question about Game 1 status
David Krejci and Dominic Moore are missing from Tuesday’s final run-through practice, and Bruins interim head coach Bruce Cassidy couldn’t guarantee they’ll be in the lineup
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Tuesday, April 11: A King-sized shakeup in L.A.
CSN Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty takes his daily, link-filled trip around the NHL.   
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Pastrnak on first playoff experience: 'It's still hockey, right?'
At 20, the Bruins' David Pastrnak is excited to be playing his first playoff games but still trying to not make too big a deal about it, focusing on "playing my best hockey."  
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