Matt Kalman

Duncan Keith and Steven Stamkos (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Preview: Defensive Depth The Difference For Lightning To Down Blackhawks

No matter what, expect the upcoming Stanley Cup Final to be a long one.

06/03/2015

Joonas Kemppainen (R) celebrates his team's goal during the group B preliminary round match between Finland and Slovakia of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship at the CEZ Arena in Ostrava on May 9, 2015.  (Photo by Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Kemppainen Teammate Spang Says Bruins Are Getting A Well-Rounded Centerman

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.

05/22/2015

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: If Sweeney Keeps Julien, GM Has To Give The Coach Time

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.

05/21/2015

Don Sweeney. (WBZ-TV)

Kalman: Bruins Opt For Safe Subtle Switch To Sweeney As GM

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.

05/20/2015

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Matt Kalman’s NHL Conference Finals Preview

In case you haven’t been paying attention until now, here’s a thumbnail look at both series.

05/15/2015

Niklas Svedberg #72 of the Boston Bruins. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kalman: New Bruins GM Must Find Capable Backup Goalie

The Bruins are learning that it’s tough finding a backup goalie these days, writes CBS Boston’s Matt Kalman.

05/12/2015

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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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