Matt Kalman

Peter Chiarelli, Cam Neely (Photos by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: With Chiarelli Installed In Edmonton, Race Is On To Beat Neely To Next Cup

Future comparisons will be made between Chiarelli’s work with the Oilers and Neely’s work with the Bruins.

7 hours ago

Tuukka Rask  (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Bruins Report Cards: Tuukka Rask Solid, But B’s Need Better Backup Plan

Here are the grades for the Bruins’ goaltenders and a look ahead at what’s ahead for Boston’s masked men.

04/23/2015

Peter Chiarelli. (WBZ-TV)

Neely, Jacobs Jettison Chiarelli, Now Must Show Patience

No matter who replaces Chiarelli, Neely and Jacobs are going to be the ones to credit with success or blame for failures in the years ahead.

04/15/2015

Milan Lucic (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: Complacency Defeated Desire In Bruins’ Dressing Room This Season

The Bruins played this season as though they were entitled. The players all but confirmed their inability to exercise a killer instinct on Monday.

04/13/2015

Carl Soderberg #34 and the Boston Bruins walk back to the locker room after losing against the Tampa Bay Lightning and are eliminated from going to the playoffs at the Amalie Arena on April 11, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)

Kalman: 3 Positives, 3 Negatives From Bruins’ Failure Of A Season

Here are three positive and three negative takeaways from the season.

04/12/2015

Zach Trotman #62 of the Boston Bruins celebrates his third period game winning goal with Brett Connolly #14 and Zdeno Chara #33 on April 2, 2015. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kalman: Comeback In Detroit Inspired False Faith In Bruins

The win against the Red Wings may have been a turning point in the wrong direction.

04/12/2015

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kalman: Chiarelli Sounds Like GM Who Doesn’t Believe In Bruins’ Slim Chances

Chiarelli sounded so negative, one has to think maybe he’s trying to manipulate his players before what could be the biggest game of the season.

04/10/2015

Claude Julien looks at the scoreboard near the end of the third period against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on April 9, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Bruins 4-2. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Way Too Talented To Be This Bad

The Bruins decided to do things in reverse in Florida on Thursday and it cost them control of their own destiny.

04/10/2015

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kalman: Julien Went Offline, Players Lacked Heart In Bruins Loss to Capitals

It’s difficult to know where to start when divvying up blame for this latest debacle.

04/08/2015

Tuukka Rask  (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Kalman: No Rest For Rask With Playoffs, Record In Reach

“You can’t think about anything before you make the playoffs. So right now we’re in a battle to make those and you have to go with your best players.”

04/07/2015

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