Matt Kalman

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Kalman: Playoff Experience, Positive Development For Bruins’ Prospects In Providence

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.

05/08/2015

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Bruins Report Cards: Few Bright Spots In Forward Group

To describe the Bruins’ offense this past season as being as effective as a popgun would be an insult to popguns, writes CBS Boston’s Matt Kalman.

04/29/2015

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Bruins Report Cards: Defense Corps Has Plenty Of Room For Improvement

From the ill-timed trade of Johnny Boychuk to the injuries to major players that required a reliance on inexperienced young players to fill in, Boston’s defense corps rode a roller coaster in terms of performance all season.

04/27/2015

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.

04/24/2015

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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

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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

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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

Former 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

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