The Don Sweeney-Claude Julien marriage was nearly inevitable, and is one that should be given a sufficient amount of time to find it’s groove, writes CBS Boston’s Matt Kalman.
The clamoring from the masses for the Bruins to remake their bottom two lines has been heard and the reinvention is underway.
Claude Julien is a coach, not a magician.
No matter what, expect the upcoming Stanley Cup Final to be a long one.
Dan Spang has seen Joonas Kemppainen’s game up close, and he’s convinced his former Kärpät teammate will be a great addition to Boston’s lineup.
If Sweeney/Julien becomes a relationship that starts next season, Sweeney is going to have to show the same patience with his coach that he was preaching on Wednesday about having with his players.
In promoting Sweeney, the Bruins opted for familiarity and a subtle change in their way of doing business over a major reshaping of the organization.
In case you haven’t been paying attention until now, here’s a thumbnail look at both series.
The Bruins are learning that it’s tough finding a backup goalie these days, writes CBS Boston’s Matt Kalman.
The postseason run didn’t last long for the Providence Bruins, but at least the Boston Bruins’ American Hockey League farm team earned bragging rights on the parent club just by qualifying for the playoffs.