Kalman: Ryan Donato’s NHL Debut Just What Bruce Cassidy OrderedBruins coach Bruce Cassidy had just spent some time with Ryan Donato before and during the rookie’s first NHL morning skate Monday, and the bench boss was being asked about how Donato’s experiences at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea could help the player in his debut at the sport’s highest level.
How Riley Nash’s List Of Goals Has Come To Fruition For BruinsRiley Nash has met every challenge placed in front of him this season
Tuukka Rask Picked Up Right Where He Left Off With Win Over FlyersThe Bruins wasted little time welcoming Tuukka Rask back into the lineup Thursday.
Brad Marchand's Discipline Vs. Red Wings Equally As Impressive As His Hat TrickAt 29 years old, Brad Marchand isn’t as easy a mark as might’ve been in his younger days
Kalman: Split-Second Decisions By Torey Krug Helped Bruins Rally Past CanadiensSo with time running short and the Bruins’ sixth man-advantage of the game winding down, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug decided to alter the Bruins’ usual plan.
How David Krejci’s Revitalized Play With Rick Nash Is Helping Bruins Survive Bergeron’s AbsenceDavid Krejci’s in a 2011 state of mind, and it couldn’t come at a better time.
Rick Nash's Presence Could Help Jake DeBrusk Beyond This Season For BruinsThe Bruins aren’t asking DeBrusk to be Rick Nash right now, although they wouldn’t mind if he develops into something close to a second coming.
How Tommy Wingels May Have Already Exceeded Expectations In Bruins DebutWait a minute -- didn’t anyone tell forward Tommy Wingels the Bruins acquired him to provide depth and be a bottom-six plumber when forced into the lineup? Maybe Wingels didn’t get the memo, because in addition to his ferocious forechecking and mucking in the corners, Wingels contributed a goal and assist in his Bruins debut, a 4-3 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes at TD Garden on Tuesday.
Kalman: Now We'll See Whether Sweeney's Or Yzerman's Philosophy Works Out BestBruins general manager Don Sweeney has decided to subscribe to a philosophy of quantity over quality when it comes to his defensemen, while his Tampa Bay counterpart Steve Yzerman has decided it’s more important to have an elite top three defensemen rather than have nine capable blueliners available for the playoffs. Now comes the fun part: seeing whether the Bruins or Lightning go deeper in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs after the decisions their GMs made leading up to the 3 p.m. NHL Trade Deadline on Monday.
Kalman: Why It Was Worth It For Bruins GM Sweeney To Pay Steep Price For Rick NashRick Nash is 33-years-old and the Bruins paid a steep price to acquire him Sunday.
How Noel Acciari Is Helping Bruins’ Fourth Line Dance All Over OpponentsCalgary forward Mark Jankowski knows it’s safer to have a war of word with Noel Acciari than it is to carry the puck against the Bruins forward.
How Patrice Bergeron Had A Jean Ratelle-Type Night In Front Of The Hall Of FamerDown in Florida during the winter, Jean Ratelle doesn’t get the Bruins games on television unless they’re playing one of the Florida teams. At this rate, Ratelle’s going to have a lot of chances to watch Bergeron on those nationally television postseason games.