Matt Kalman

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: Bruins Way Too Talented To Be This Bad

The Bruins decided to do things in reverse in Florida on Thursday and it cost them control of their own destiny.

04/10/2015

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kalman: Julien Went Offline, Players Lacked Heart In Bruins Loss to Capitals

It’s difficult to know where to start when divvying up blame for this latest debacle.

04/08/2015

Tuukka Rask  (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Kalman: No Rest For Rask With Playoffs, Record In Reach

“You can’t think about anything before you make the playoffs. So right now we’re in a battle to make those and you have to go with your best players.”

04/07/2015

David Krejci (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Kalman: For Bruins To Be Playoff Threat, Krejci Must Play Center

Just because Krejci can play the wing and is willing to do it doesn’t mean that’s where he should play.

04/06/2015

Patrice Bergeron, Bruins forward. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Kalman: Even In Win Vs. Leafs, Bruins’ Lackluster Play Troubling

The Bruins need to step it up against teams with nothing to play for.

04/05/2015

Reilly Smith celebrates a third period goal by teammate Loui Eriksson at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kalman: Reilly Smith’s Supporting Role Helps Bruins Dramatic Comeback

Smith had the primary assist on the Bruins’ first two goals, as they rallied from 2-0 down in the third period to defeat the Red Wings 3-2.

04/02/2015

David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner congratulate Milan Lucic  after he scored the game winning goal against the Florida Panthers, March 31, 2015. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: Rare Crunch Time Chance Becomes Winning Time For Lucic, Linemates

Playing on a line with rookies David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner has cut down forward Milan Lucic’s opportunities to play in crunch time down the stretch of the Bruins’ run to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

03/31/2015

Bruins forward Milan Lucic watches one of his two goals go in against the New York Rangers. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Didn’t Squander Favorable Break In Win Over Rangers

Two days after lamenting the lack of the ability to get a potential goaltender interference penalty against Anaheim forward Corey Perry review, the Bruins got a lift from the boys in the NHL Situation Room on Saturday. And Boston took the momentum from the overrule and ran with it to snap a six-game losing streak with a 4-2 win against the New York Rangers at TD Garden.

03/28/2015

Claude Julien (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kalman: Coach’s Challenge Won’t Be A Cure-All For NHL

CBS Boston’s Matt Kalman thinks the Bruins would be best to worry about playing better rather than missed calls and the absence of video review with only eight games left to earn a playoff berth.

03/27/2015

Boston Bruins forward David Krejci. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kalman: If Krejci Can Excel On The Wing, Bruins Might Have A Prayer

In an odd twist, it appears the Bruins might’ve filled their right-wing need with Krejci.

03/26/2015

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