Bear Essentials

Kyle Turris of the Ottawa Senators hits Brad Marchand. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

The Bear Essentials: Quick Hits From Bruins 2-1 Win Over Senators

Mark Feldman has some quick thoughts about the Bruins 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators Thursday night.


OCTOBER 18: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Jay Harrison #44 of the Carolina Hurricanes fight in the second period on October 18, 2011 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bear Essentials: Chara’s Importance – Numbers Don’t Lie

Mark Feldman’s The Bear Essentials looks at just how important a healthy Zdeno Chara is to the Bruins.


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Bear Essentials: Bruins-Leafs Takeaways

The Bruins dominated the Toronto Maple Leafs to close out November undefeated in regulation.


Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins.(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bear Essentials: Trading Rask Would Be A Mistake

The arguments against trading Tuukka Rask are substantial.


Boston Bruins' Benoit Pouliot controls the puck. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

The Bear Essentials: Bruins Simply Lack Skill on Power Play

The inability to maintain offensive control of the puck on the power play is proving to be a detriment to this Boston Bruins team.