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Patrice Bergeron. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Several Bruins Miss Tuesday’s Practice With Flu

The Bruins held their first practice in preparation for the Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday, and a handful of players were home sick fighting the flu.

20 hours ago

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Kalman: Bruins Have Some Issues To Worry About Heading Into Playoffs

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here, and the Bruins finally have some issues to worry about.

04/14/2014

The Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate Nazem Kadri #43 OT winning goal against the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre April 3, 2014 in Toronto. (Abelimages/Getty Images)

Plus/Minus: Blame Pie Lies With Bruins’ Young Defensemen In OT Loss

The story of the game was the sloppy play of the Bruins’ young defensemen, who on some level all contributed to each of the Leafs’ four goals.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/04/2014

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jaffe On Toucher & Rich: Bartkowski Should Win Final Defensive Spot

Bruins analyst Billy Jaffe joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday to chat about resting players, and the final spot on the Bruins’ blue line for the playoffs.

04/03/2014

The newly acquired Andrej Meszaros #41 (L) and rookie Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins. (Photos by Jim McIssac and Jared Wickerham of Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Which Bruins Defenseman Is The Odd Man Out Come Playoffs?

Five defenseman are all thought to be locks on the Bruins’ blue line come playoffs, leaving two men vying for one spot. Who is the odd man out?

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/01/2014

Matt Bartkowski (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Julien Scratches Bartkowski, Sends Message To Young D-Men That Jobs Aren’t Guaranteed

Things are going swimmingly for the Bruins, but Claude Julien is making sure his defensemen remain sharp and take nothing for granted.

03/19/2014

Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins is congratulated by his teammates following their 3-0 win against the Washington Capitals during the game at TD Garden on March 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Goucher On Toucher & Rich: Bruins ‘Have To Stay Very Healthy’ To Make A Deep Run

After an unspectacular trade deadline, Dave Goucher says the Bruins are going to have to stay healthy to make a Cup run this season.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/07/2014

The Bruins youth movement on defense includes Torey Krug, Matt Bartkowski and Dougie Hamilton (Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Counting On Strength In Numbers

Peter Chiarelli has now given coach Claude Julien eight defensemen to mix and match even without the injured Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid.

03/05/2014

Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: ‘Slim Pickings’ On NHL Trade Market

Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet New England thinks the Bruins need a big, physical “Dennis Seidenberg-type” defenseman – the only problem is teams aren’t willing to budge on their top 4 guys just yet.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/03/2014

Boston Bruins defensman Matt Bartkowski. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Adam Jones Show: Matt Bartkowski On Loss To Canadiens

Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski joined The Adam Jones Show to discuss the loss to the Canadiens and his increase in minutes.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/31/2014

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