Matt Kalman

Niklas Svedberg (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Kalman: Niklas Svedberg Confident Despite Scarce Playing Time From Bruins

So much of goaltending is based on confidence. It seems like everything the Bruins have done this season has been aimed at tearing down Svedberg’s pride.

02/26/2015

Milan Lucic (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: Milan Lucic’s Stretch Run Will Determine Bruins’ Fate, His Future Home

Milan Lucic has made it tough on Boston by not meeting expectations.

02/25/2015

David Krejci (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Kalman: David Krejci Comeback Only Happens If His Injury Doesn’t Kill Bruins

For David Krejci to have any reason to return to the lineup, the healthy Bruins are going to have to step up.

02/24/2015

Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

Kalman: Bergeron Prevented Bruins Meltdown Before Routing Blackhawks

There have been so many nights when most of the Bruins have skated as though their shorts were on fire and center Patrice Bergeron looked like a brave firefighter running into danger to extinguish the flames.

02/22/2015

Boston Bruins prospect Malcolm Subban. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Put Subban In Position To Fail, And He Did

Like defenseman Adam McQuaid and forward Seth Griffith before him during this uneven Bruins season, goaltender Malcolm Subban was put in a position to fail Friday night in St. Louis.

02/21/2015

Zdeno Chara and Adam McQuaid (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Need Defensive Upgrade To Meet Lowered Organizational Expectations

If the Bruins’ goal as an organization is to just make the postseason, Peter Chiarelli doesn’t need to go too crazy before the trade deadline.

02/17/2015

Reilly Smith  reacts after a Dallas goal. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: Slumping Bruins Have Created A Playoff Race They Could Lose

The Bruins can’t afford to keep playing at an “8” when Julien needs them at a “10.”

02/11/2015

Niklas Svedberg #72 of the Boston Bruins. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Svedberg Struggles Might Mean Backup Goaltender A Bruins Need

Niklas Svedberg did nothing to calm their fears that Tuukka Rask might have to play every game for the rest of the season on Tuesday.

02/10/2015

Montreal's Dale Weise #22 congratulates Carey Price #31 at TD Garden on February 8, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: Playoffs Will Be Bruins’ Only Chance To Prove They Can Beat Canadiens

Maybe the Bruins are saving up all their determination and venom for the inevitable playoff showdown with the Montreal Canadiens.

02/09/2015

Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson celebrate the lone goal from the Bruins' 1-0 victory over San Jose. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kalman: Julien Should Save Kelly-Soderberg-Eriksson Jackpots For Emergencies, Playoffs

The bigger challenge for Julien now will be to decide if Kelly-Soderberg-Eriksson will be a permanent line.

02/08/2015

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