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Eastern Conference

Patrice Bergeron #37 and Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins celebrate following Bergeron's game-winning overtime goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on May 13, 2013. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Goucher On Toucher & Rich: Bruins Never Make It Easy In The First Round

If history is any indication, this series is likely going seven games.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/18/2014

Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Proteau On Toucher & Rich: Will Zdeno Chara Burn Out In The Playoffs?

Adam Proteau of The Hockey News is concerned that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara could hit a postseason wall.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/02/2014

Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins fights with Dalton Prout #47 of the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 30, 2013. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Haggerty: Columbus Presents Most Favorable First Round Matchup For Bruins

With seven games left to go in the regular season the NHL playoff race is still far from over, but if the season ended today the Bruins would draw the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round — which is exactly what Joe Haggerty of CSNNE is hoping for.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/31/2014

Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chiarelli On Seidenberg’s Potential Playoff Return: ‘You Can Never Say Never’

The Bruins general manager is not counting on defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to make it back this season, but he’s also not ruling it out.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/26/2014

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Eastern Conference Scout On Rondo: ‘I’d Take Some Backups Before Him’

Rajon Rondo isn’t getting much love from anyone these days.

02/27/2014

Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jared Sullinger Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

After recording a double-double in each of Boston’s three games last week, Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

02/10/2014

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Will Bruins’ Lack Of Team Speed Prevent Them From Winning Stanley Cup?

The Bruins can get back to and win another Stanley Cup, but their one weakness is their lack of team speed.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/10/2014

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Felger Expects Bruins Back In Stanley Cup Finals

Even in defeat, Thursday night’s game in St. Louis spoke volumes to Michael Felger about the prospect of another Stanley Cup Finals appearance from the Boston Bruins.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/07/2014

Celtics VP of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge. (Photo by Rich Obrey/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ainge: ‘Devastating’ Injuries To Blame For Down Eastern Conference

If the season ended today, the Celtics would make the playoffs with a 13-18 record. Danny Ainge thinks injuries are to blame for a bad Eastern Conference.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/02/2014

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Robb: Despite Respectable Start By Celtics, Stevens Still Not Satisfied

The Celtics have grinded their way to a respectable 8-12 record behind the leadership of Brad Stevens, but the new head coach isn’t pleased with the start.

12/06/2013

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