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Matt Kalman

Providence Bruins (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Kalman: News And Views As NHL Season Draws Near

Appropriately, Labor Day is when NHL teams and players start to get back to work.

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Malcolm Subban, 24th overall pick by the Boston Bruins, puts on a hat on stage during Round One of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Training Wheels Should Be Off Malcolm Subban This Fall

Skating for the rookie team could be the first step toward mounting a real challenge to Niklas Svedberg for the Bruins’ No. 2 goaltender position.

08/21/2014

Simon Gagne celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Bruins in the 2010 playoffs. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kalman: Simon Gagne An Interesting, Possibly Insignificant Addition To Bruins Mix

Simon Gagne has 12 goals and 19 points in 25 career games at TD Garden. Now the veteran forward will try to add to those totals as a member of the home team in 2014-15.

08/15/2014

Ryan Spooner, Alex Khokhlachev, David Pastrnak (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Bruce Bennett/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Kalman: Spooner, Khokhlachev, Pastrnak Early Favorites In Fight To Fill Bruins’ Bottom-Six Opening

We’re still more than a month away from the official start of Bruins training camp, but it’s never too early to start handicapping the battle for the open spot among Boston’s bottom six forwards.

08/13/2014

Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Loui Eriksson Reflects On Rough First Season With Bruins

The Bruins forward said it took some time to adjust to the new system.

08/11/2014

Peter Chiarelli (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kalman: Sacco Hiring, Warsofsky Re-Signing Latest Moves Of Bruins’ Boring Summer

Boston’s summer filibuster continued Tuesday with two moves that weren’t particularly thrilling nor do they figure to have much impact on the 2014-15 edition of the Bruins.

07/24/2014

David Pastrnak (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Kalman: Breaking Down David Pastrnak’s Chances Of Actually Making Bruins Roster

Peter Chiarelli didn’t rule out the possibility of David Pastrnak making the Bruins’ roster. He also warned not to put the cart before the horse.

07/15/2014

Ryan Spooner (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: Spooner, Khokhlachev Closest To Making Bid For Bruins Jobs In Fall

At least one player who has spent the bulk of his time at a level below the NHL is going to have to graduate to the parent club this fall.

07/14/2014

Malcolm Subban (WBZ-TV)

Kalman: Malcolm Subban’s Summer Could Affect Bruins’ Decisions Down the Road

This could be a crucial season for Subban in terms of proving to the Bruins he’s on the right track and as far as the Bruins’ decision-making about their organizational depth at goaltender.

07/09/2014

David Pastrnak, selected 25th overall by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft, dons his jersey and hat on stage. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins 2014 Development Camp Preview

Here are a few of the players attending Boston’s development camp that I’m most interested in watching this week:

07/09/2014

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