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Stock Watch for Top 6 Forwards for the Boston Bruins

Posted 12/18/2014 - 16:38 by HockeyPolls

The trade talk surrounding the Boston Bruins has all but accelerated from a flurry to a blizzard. Virtually all of it consists of rumored or proposed deals to reel in a top-six forward.

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Taylor Hall and More

Posted 12/18/2014 - 11:00 by HockeyPolls

It’s not every day that a 23-year-old talent who is fresh off an 80-point season is on the trading block in the NHL as early as December, but that appears to possibly be the case for Taylor Hall and the Edmonton Oilers.

Edmonton is a dreadful 7-19-6 and has no real hope of sniffing the postseason, so it comes as no surprise that it may want to shake up the roster.

Holiday Wish List for the Boston Bruins in 2014-15

Posted 12/16/2014 - 18:08 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins have just capped off their worst 30-game start to a season in Claude Julien’s eight-year reign as head coach. They entered their current road trip through Nashville, Minnesota and Winnipeg at 15-13-2 on the year.

Is Letting David Pastrnak Play at the World Juniors a Good Move by the Bruins?

Posted 12/14/2014 - 15:04 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins announced on their website Friday afternoon that David Pastrnak will play in the 2015 World Junior Championships. This comes four days after they reassigned him to Providence following a five-game call-up, the first of the 18-year-old’s career.

What Getting Captain Zdeno Chara Back from Injury Means to the Boston Bruins

Posted 12/11/2014 - 12:33 by HockeyPolls

Zdeno Chara is poised to return Thursday night after missing 19 games with a knee injury, and the Boston Bruins couldn't be happier to have him back as the team limped along to... 11-7-1 record? Without Chara? Really?

Why Dougie Hamilton Is the Real Boston Bruin to Watch Against Chicago Blackhawks

Posted 12/11/2014 - 12:23 by HockeyPolls

Expected to start his 2014-15 season over Thursday night, Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara is bound to draw excessive scrutiny in his team’s tilt with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Is the Worst of 2014-15 Behind Boston Bruins Winger Reilly Smith?

Posted 12/09/2014 - 21:43 by HockeyPolls

Participants and pundits agree: Reilly Smith’s recent set of back-to-back two-point efforts was the delayed product of a long-suffering turnaround. Even when his preceding scoreless skid stretched to 10 games, he started to perform in accordance with his second-line assignment on the Boston Bruins depth chart.

Will Tuukka Rask Continue Upward Trend After Boston Bruins' Long Layoff?

Posted 12/08/2014 - 22:11 by HockeyPolls

At the virtual one-third mark of the Boston Bruins season, goaltender Tuukka Rask has composed an altogether subpar transcript. But if the sequence of his last two outings are any indication, he should have a sturdier four-month stretch ahead.

What Bruins Center Carl Soderberg's Struggles Could Mean for His Next Contract

Posted 12/06/2014 - 18:29 by HockeyPolls

Do not be fooled by Boston Bruins center Carl Soderberg’s performance on the stat sheet through 27 games this season. Although he enters Saturday’s action tied with Patrice Bergeron for the team lead with identical 5-13-18 scoring logs, his recent production pace is liable to dock him.

Assertive Attack Is Boston Bruins' Main Missing Ingredient in Recent Slump

Posted 12/03/2014 - 18:19 by HockeyPolls

The Boston Bruins have gone through eight consecutive games without a single power-play goal. The zero in the conversion column, however, is the least of the alarming special teams statistics in that span.

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