Mark Feldman

Anton Khudobin #35 of the Boston Bruins reacts after being scored on in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 12, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins won 3-2. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The Bear Essentials: Quick Hits From Bruins-Penguins

Mark Feldman delivers some game notes from the Bruins’ 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.


Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers with teammates Tyler Seguin and Patrice Bergeron.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

The Bear Essentials: Too Early To Be Overly Optimistic About Anything In NHL

The Bear Essentials says it’s too early to get overly optimistic about anything in the NHL, especially in a 48-game season.


Boston Bruins forward Tyler Seguin and Milan Lucic celebrate a goal against the Ottawa Senators. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Bear Essentials: The Bruins New And Aggressive Power Play

The Boston Bruins are changing things up on the power play, and Mark Feldman says the the approach may finally turn the slumping unit around.


Brad Marchand celebrates his goal in Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Bear Essentials: Finally! Three Things To Look Forward To During Short Season

Be forewarned, this article will have absolutely no direction and is solely based on an immediate emotional reaction from yours truly.


Lance Armstrong (Photo by Joe Giza/WBZ-TV)

Feldman: Demonization Of Lance Armstrong Not Entirely Fair

Lance Armstrong will forever be considered one thing and one thing only: a cheat. But Mark Feldman wonders if he was another product of the culture.


Tyler Seguin #19 of the Boston Bruins celebrates with teammates after scoring in the second period against Tomas Vokoun #29 of the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Sports Hub/WBZ Sports Team’s Bruins-Capitals Picks

The WBZ/98.5 The Sports Hub Sports team makes their picks for the Bruins-Capitals playoff series.


Bruins Goalie Tim Thomas (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bear Essentials: Thomas’ Statement Alienates Fans

Tim Thomas is free to openly express his opinion, but he also must understand his actions do come at a price.


Former Habs goalie Patrick Roy (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Bear Essentials: Could Canadiens Hire Patrick Roy As Head Coach?

The struggling Montreal Canadiens are looking for answers, but does hiring Patrick Roy make sense for them?


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.


Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Bear Essentials: Matt Cooke Dealing With Karma?

For the first time in his career, Matt Cooke seems to be on the short end of the stick.