Matt Kalman

Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Kalman: Experience, Goaltending & The System Can Get Bruins Through Chara’s Absence

The prognosis Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli gave for Chara’s injury was actually positive news.

10/24/2014

Patrice Bergeron (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Kalman: Chara Injury A Concern, But So Is Play Of Bergeron’s Line

Although there’s no way to replace Chara, the blow of his absence would be softened if the Bruins could figure what’s wrong with their other foundation player: Patrice Bergeron.

10/23/2014

Bruins F Seth Griffith talks with reporters. (WBZ-TV)

Seth Griffith Scores First NHL Goal, Sparks Bruins’ Comeback Win Against Sharks

Seth Griffith scored his first NHL goal at the 4:50 mark of the third period to start a comeback that resulted in a 5-3 win against the San Jose Sharks.

10/21/2014

Dougie Hamilton #27 of the Boston Bruins. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Hamilton Has Sights On Wins & Points, Not Breaking Bruins’ Bank

Things can change once agents and actual money get involved, but at least for now Hamilton doesn’t sound like a guy who’ll be holding the Bruins over a barrel in negotiations.

10/20/2014

Milan Lucic (L) and Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins. (Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Need Key Core Players To Grow Up Already

Will these guys ever grow up? Or will the Bruins, as currently constituted, always be destined to lose, and lose without dignity?

10/17/2014

Former Flyer and recently signed Bruin Simon Gagne. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Time For Some Lineup Stability After Bruins Sign Gagne

With the Bruins roster up in the air early on in the season, the team hopes the signing of Simon Gagne will help that.

10/14/2014

Former Bruins forward Jarome Iginla. (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins’ Loss To Avs Makes Iginla Absence More Glaring

The Bruins dropped to 1-3-0 and now have lost three in a row in regulation for the first time since March 2012. However, all is not lost just yet, writes Matt Kalman.

10/13/2014

Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins reacts after he scored in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers in their NHL season opener on October 8, 2014. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kalman: Short On Camp Time, Bruins Smith Still In Top Shape

After two preseason games and one regular season game, you’d be hard pressed to notice any effects one week less of camp has had on Smith.

10/09/2014

Ryan Spooner (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Kalman: Ryan Spooner, Bobby Robins Give Bruins Mix Of Old And New Schools

The Bruins are able to retain the services of both 22-year-old speedy center Ryan Spooner and 32-year-old energy player Bobby Robins to start the season.

10/07/2014

Dennis Seidenberg, Kevan Miller, Dougie Hamilton, Matt Bartkowski (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Francois Laplante/Marianne Helm/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Kalman: Five Questions Bruins Defense Must Answer After Boychuk Trade

With the regular season set to begin on Causeway Street, here are five questions the new-look Bruins’ defense corps has to answer to make everyone forget Boychuk

10/06/2014

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