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David Pastrnak is selected twenty-fifth by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Salary Cap Means Bruins Need Recent Picks To Blossom

Matt Kalman weighs in on the importance of this year’s draft for the Bruins.


Loui Eriksson #21 of the Boston Bruins. (Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Kalman: Loui Eriksson’s Performance A Result Of Patience

Not too long ago it looked like a concussion might keep Loui Eriksson from making any impact on the Bruins.


Zdeno Chara  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Ode To Zdeno Chara

Zdeno Chara proved yet again why he is one of the greats.


Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Need To Be Able To Rely On Bartkowski

No one has to remind the Bruins how important depth along the blue line is.


Jerome Iginla celebrates his first goal as a member of the Bruins. (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Kalman: With Iginla Fitting Well, Bruins’ Krejci & Lucic Continue To Produce

The Bruins’ new line is running on all cylinders.


Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins’ Bartkowski’s Job Is His To Lose

After the Bruins held two training camp practice sessions at TD Garden Saturday, Matt Bartkowski said he hadn’t yet heard the encouraging words coach Claude Julien uttered during a press conference earlier in the week.


Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins GM Chiarelli Rewarded With Extension

His stint as Bruins general manager started with the sluggishness of a sedan with a banana in the tailpipe. And over the course of his seven seasons leading the Black and Gold, Peter Chiarelli has made his share of moves that didn’t pay off.


Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins looks on in the third period against the Montreal Canadiens on October 27, 2011 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Fired-Up Milan Lucic Spells Bad News For Opposing Teams

Milan Lucic showed on Saturday why teams don’t want to face him when he is fired up.


Bruins forward Rich Peverley (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Pick A Bad Time To Underproduce

Boston’s “improved” play on Sunday wasn’t enough and it has head coach Claude Julien scrambling a bit.


BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 07: Sami Salo #6 of the Vancouver Canucks is helped off the ice after he was hit by Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins on January 7, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Big, Bad, Undisciplined: Bruins Own Worst Enemy?

The question has been brought up numerous times during the Bruins’ recent stretch of dominance, which now stands at 23-4-1 since November 1 after their 4-3 loss to Vancouver at the TD Garden. “What can stop these Bruins?”