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Rick Nash retires after 15 NHL seasons

Friday, January 11, 2019

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Rick Nash is officially hanging up the skates. The six-time NHL all-star has announced he’s retiring from the NHL after 15 seasons due to unresolved concussion related symptoms. The announcement was made by his agency, Top Shelf Management, in a statement Friday: Statement on behalf of client Rick Nash: pic.twitter.com/DekEvhSevy — Top Shelf Hockey (@Topshelf_TSSM) January…

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Alex Ovechkin benches Zdeno Chara

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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This isn’t something you see everyday. Washington captain Alex Ovechkin had his way with Boston captain Zdeno Chara in Thursday’s game between the Capitals and Bruins. During a first-period sequence at TD Garden, Ovechkin used some inhuman strength to dump the 6′ 9″, 250 lbs Boston blueliner into the Washington bench. Here’s the video: You almost…

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David Backes receives three-game suspension for hit to head

Friday, December 28, 2018

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Boston Bruins’ forward David Backes has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head on New Jersey’s Blake Coleman. Backes is considered a repeat offender and will forfeit $219,512.19 in salary. Boston’s David Backes has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head on New Jersey’s Blake Coleman.…

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Zach Hyman suspended two games for late hit on Bruins’ McAvoy

Sunday, December 9, 2018

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Toronto Maple Leafs’ forward Zach Hyman will pay the price for a late hit he delivered in the third period of Saturday’s blowout loss to the Boston Bruins. Hyman has been handed a two-game suspension for interference on Bruins’ blueliner Charlie McAvoy. Toronto’s Zach Hyman has been suspended for two games for interference on Boston’s…

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Brad Marchand racks up 14 PIM with acting performance

Saturday, November 3, 2018

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No matter what you think of pesky Boston Bruins’ forward Brad Marchand, this was pretty funny. Marchand was called for a debatable high-sticking penalty on Predators forward Colton Sissons during Saturday’s game at Bridgestone Arena. The Boston agitator certainly thought it was a dive, as he mocked Sissons’ reaction to the high stick multiple times…

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Sens’ Mark Borowiecki handed one-game suspension

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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Ottawa Senators blueliner Mark Borowiecki has been suspended one game for elbowing Boston’s Urho Vaakanainen. The incident occurred during the first period of Tuesday’s game at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. Ottawa’s Mark Borowiecki suspended one game for elbowing Boston’s Urho Vaakanainen. https://t.co/ntUEOIbwjq — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) October 24, 2018 Borowiecki caught the 19-year-old Boston…

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David Pastrnak dangles Oilers for gorgeous goal

Thursday, October 11, 2018

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Welcome to the highlight reel, David Pastrnak. As if he hasn’t been there before. The crafty Boston Bruins’ forward scored one of the best goals of this early-NHL season Thursday evening against the Edmonton Oilers. With Boston on a first-period power play, Pastrnak showed off his filthy hands as he undressed defenseman Matt Benning before…

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Marchand will not face Supplemental Discipline for Incident with Eller

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Brad Marchand will reportedly not face any discipline for his controversial fight against Lars Eller on Wednesday. The fight seemed to have been instigated by Marchand, considering he started throwing punches before Eller’s gloves were off. The blows left a nasty cut on Eller’s forehead and drew comparison to Max Domi’s sucker punch on Aaron…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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The Bruins are coming off a strong 2017-18 that saw them go 50-20-12. Their 112 points was good enough for fourth in the league but only second in the Atlantic Division, finishing one point behind the Tampa Bay Lightning. They eliminated their divisional rival, the Toronto Maple Leafs, in game 7 of the first round…

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Rangers Acquire McQuaid From Bruins

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Adam McQuaid from the Boston Bruins in exchange for defenseman Steven Kampfer, a fourth-round draft pick in 2019, and a conditional seventh-round draft pick. The 31-year old McQuaid is going on his ninth season in the NHL and has 13 goals and 53 assists in 462 career games. He’s spent…

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