Kalman: Four Bruins Who Will Determine If They’ll Make PlayoffsRegardless of who’s coaching or what Sweeney does in the trade market, the Bruins’ fate will rest with the players as they try to avoid a third straight season out of the playoffs. Here’s a look at some of the players who will have the most to do with how the Bruins fare:
Oh Look, The Refs Actually Let A Fight Go [VIDEO]The referees finally let Adam McQuaid fight it out with another willing combatant, and the results were spectacular.
So, Fighting Appears To Have Been Banned By The NHLThe NHL essentially has put an expiration date on old-fashioned on-ice fistfights.
Kalman: Improved McQuaid Making Positive Impact On Bruins Since Return From InjuryAlthough McQuaid’s possession stats might not be sustainable for a full season based on history and ability, a couple of factors might play into McQuaid’s favor in terms maintaining his current level of play.
Bergeron, McQuaid Return To Practice For BruinsThe Bruins had their leader back on the ice on Wednesday, as Patrice Bergeron made his return to practice.
Patrice Bergeron To Miss Bruins' Season Opener; Kevan Miller Undergoes Hand SurgeryThe Bruins will kick off their season on Thursday night in Columbus, but they will do so without their most important player.
Kalman: Bruins Leaning On Fresh Faces, Fresh Approach To Improve DefenseGeneral Manager Don Sweeney hasn’t acquired a stud No. 2 defenseman and the Bruins will start the season with two of their veteran defensemen on injured reserve.
Kalman: McQuaid, Miller Make For Minuscule Odds Bruins Will Be BetterAdam McQuaid’s ready to be under pressure and he thinks he can be part of the solution more than part of the problem.
Capitals' Sill Suspended 2 Games For Boarding McQuaidWashington Capitals forward Zach Sill was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid.
Kalman: Bruins Right To Not Attack Sill For Accidental McQuaid InjuryIf you’re outraged about the hit Washington forward Zach Sill put on Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid on Tuesday, at least direct your ire in the right direction.
Bruins Unhappy With Zach Sill's Hit On Adam McQuaidMcQuaid was injured in the second period when he was checked headfirst into the glass Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.
Hurley: As It Turns Out, Don Sweeney's Doing A Very Good JobArmed with more clarity with some of the situations surrounding the moves, here's a more enlightened look at the moves Sweeney has made in the past week.