Matt Kalman

David Pastrnak is selected twenty-fifth by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kalman: Salary Cap Means Bruins Need Recent Picks To Blossom

Matt Kalman weighs in on the importance of this year’s draft for the Bruins.

06/29/2014

Tuukka Rask. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman: As Bruins’ No. 1 Rask Has Now Won Vezina, Needs A Cup Championship

It had to be a bittersweet night for the Bruins representatives that made their way to Las Vegas for the NHL Awards on Tuesday.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/24/2014

Jarome Iginla (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kalman: Jarome Iginla’s Status Key To Bruins’ Offseason Plans

If you’re Jarome Iginla and you’re willing to take another incentive-laden one-year deal just to stay with the Bruins beyond this summer, you should have your Gatorade bottles checked for the type of stuff that makes people think Jerry Garcia is still alive.

06/23/2014

Brad Marchand, David Krejci, Tory Krug and Tukka Rask of Boston Bruins carry presents for the kids at Boston Children's Hospital on December 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images for BCH)

Kalman: Bruins 2014-15 Schedule Swaps Hectic March For Tough December

March may not come in like a lion for the Bruins next year but they’ll be busy with more than holiday shopping in December.

06/22/2014

The Bruins' season ended in disappointment, while the Kings hoisted Lord Stanley's Cup for the second time in three years. (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Harry How/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Roster Just Needs Tinkering To Follow Evolution Of Kings, Blackhawks

It might be a little painful to force your brain to do this type of exercise, but like they say, no pain no gain.

06/18/2014

Shawn Thornton shoves Kevin Bieksa during the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kalman: Always Remember Shawn Thornton’s 19 Seconds That Put Bruins On Path To Stanley Cup

Shawn Thornton’s unforgettable shift in Game 3 of the 2011 Cup Final only lasted 19 seconds. But what a 19 seconds it was.

06/16/2014

Bruins right wingers Jarome Iginla and Reilly Smith. (Photos by Francois Laplante and Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kalman’s Grades: Iginla, Smith Earn A’s For Bruins At Right Wing

Matt Kalman hands out his grades for the Bruins’ right wingers.

06/08/2014

Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Carl Soderberg, Gregory Campbell, Ryan Spooner (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Jeff Gross/Paul Bereswill/Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Kalman’s Grades: Bruins With Embarrassment Of Riches — And Potential Trade Bait — At Center

The rich got richer when the Bruins shifted Carl Soderberg to center.

06/03/2014

Brad Marchand (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman’s Grades: At Left Wing, Bruins Must Decide If Marchand Remains Reliable Top-Six Forward

Is Brad Marchand a pest or a solid all-around player?

06/02/2014

Matt Bartkowski (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kalman’s Grades: Bartkowski, Meszaros Failed To Fill The Seidenberg Void At Left Defense

Left defense turned out to be the Bruins’ Achilles’ heel come playoff time.

05/29/2014

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