Posts From Libby Sweeney

The Difference-maker Between 2013 and 2019 Boston Bruins Team

The Boston Bruins are on the eve of the Stanley Cup Final, awaiting the drop of the puck Monday night against the St. Louis Blues to begin the 103rd contest for the trophy. The Bruins are in a familiar spot;

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Kadri’s Suspension Draws the Line of Retaliation in NHL Rulebook

You might have seen that Nazem Kadri cross-check Saturday night. If you have not yet seen it, here is the incident in its entirety, from Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk hitting Toronto Maple Leafs’ forward Patrick Marleau into the curved section

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Why McGregor’s Visit to Boston is Troubling

On Sat. March 16, world-renowned boxing and MMA champion Conor McGregor attended the Boston Bruins game at TD Garden like a celebrated hero returning home, and even threw down the ceremonial puck for the game’s puck drop.

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The Bruins’ Bad Habit of Overtime

You might have noticed that the Boston Bruins have this awfully bad habit of being unable to finish games in 60 regulation minutes. (If you haven’t noticed, it means you might be going to bed before the game is over,

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Is Heinen Breaking out of his Sophomore Slump?

Is Heinen Breaking out of his Sophomore Slump?

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Bruins Lose Centerman Colby Cave to Edmonton

The Boston Bruins placed centerman Colby Cave on waivers for re-assignment to the Providence Bruins on Jan. 15, but the Edmonton Oilers stepped in and claimed the 24-year-old before he could clear to the AHL. Cave played with the Bruins

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Backes Suspended Three Games, Will Miss Winter Classic

David Backes has been suspended three games for an illegal hit to the head, ousting him from the lineup for the Winter Classic on Jan. 1. Backes, who is in his 13th NHL season, was given a 2-minute penalty for

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Bruins Captain to Miss 4-6 Weeks With MCL Injury

The Boston Bruins announced on Saturday that team captain Zdeno Chara suffered an injury to his MCL earlier this week and will be reevaluated in four weeks. On Wednesday night in Colorado, Chara collided with former Bruin Carl Soderberg and

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Rask to Take Leave of Absence

Goaltender Tuukka Rask will take a leave of absence from the team over the next few days due to a personal matter, the Bruins announced on Friday. During a short press conference following the announcement on Rask, Bruins general manager

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Borowiecki Suspended 1 Game for Elbowing Vaakanainen

Boston Bruins rookie defenseman Urho Vaakanainen is out indefinitely after being concussed by an elbow to the face, though his offender, Mark Borowiecki, will only be suspended for one game. The incident came on Oct. 23 in the first period of

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