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Boston Bruins

Which Boston Bruin Is Next in Line for a Big Contract Extension?

When the Boston Bruins inked defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to a contract extension last week, they whittled their impending 2014 free-agent class down to eight players.

Knee-Jerk Reactions to Early Performances of Bruins' Top Stars

Posted 10/08/2013 - 09:24 by HockeyPolls

After two games, the Boston Bruins are undefeated and looking good. As a result, October optimism is all the rage in Beantown. 

However, it is important to remember that 80 games remain, and almost nothing is known about how this team will look months from now. 

Knee-jerk reactions to early efforts are inevitable, so it's time to evaluate some bold assumptions drawn from the B's first pair of victories. 

Boston Bruins: Ranking the Top 5 Candidates for the 2013-14 Team MVP

Posted 10/07/2013 - 23:44 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins have a realistic shot at getting back into the Stanley Cup Final.

The core group of players—Tuukka Rask, Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara and David Krejci—is now joined by Jarome Iginla and Loui Eriksson to form a potent offensive lineup.

On the back end, Chara is accompanied by Dennis Seidenberg, Adam McQuaid, Dougie Hamilton and Torey Krug.

Is David Krejci the Right Guy to Complete the Bruins' Leadership Structure?

Posted 10/07/2013 - 20:19 by HockeyPolls

Never mind that David Krejci is not the member of the Boston Bruins' top line with prior experience wearing a letter of leadership in the NHL.

Previewing the Boston Bruins' 2013-14 Season Series with the Detroit Red Wings

Posted 10/04/2013 - 21:51 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins will crack open their second newfangled Atlantic Division matchup in as many games when they host the Detroit Red Wings this Saturday night. It will be their first of four regular-season meetings with the Western-to-Eastern Conference transfer and their fellow Original Six franchise in 2013-14.

Will the Boston Bruins' Power Play Improve in 2013-14?

Posted 10/01/2013 - 20:15 by HockeyPolls

In at least one respect, the Boston Bruins may find free-agent import Jarome Iginla to be an upgrade on Marc Savard, whose injury-induced absence has been the principal bane of their power play in recent years.

5 Burning Questions for Boston Bruins' 2013-14 Season

Posted 09/27/2013 - 23:58 by HockeyPolls

The regular season is only days away for the Boston Bruins. They have had the summer to lament on the crushing loss in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Chicago Blackhawks.

The offseason brought a tweaked roster and a new division. Two franchise players (Patrice Bergeron and Tuukka Rask) were signed to long-term deals.

Here are five burning questions heading into the 2013-14 season.

Grading the Boston Bruins 2013 Offseason

Posted 09/27/2013 - 00:13 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins are nearing the end of an uncharacteristically transaction-packed offseason, and now it's time to reflect on the changes made by GM Peter Chiarelli. Eight players who suited up during Boston's run to the Stanley Cup Final are no longer with the team, but the Bruins front office has still managed to put together a contender. 

One Thing the Boston Bruins' Top Stars Must Prove in the 2013-14 Season

Posted 09/26/2013 - 19:43 by HockeyPolls

New and returning Boston Bruins players are primed to face at least one new challenge in the 2013-14 NHL season.

Boston Bruins: Which Young Defenseman Will Be the Odd Man out in 2013-14?

Posted 09/24/2013 - 20:15 by HockeyPolls

One week ago, Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli told WEEI’s Big Bad Blog that he was bent on keeping defenseman Dougie Hamilton in the NHL.

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