2021 Boston Bruins Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Injuries Could Cripple the Boston Bruins Defence

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The Boston Bruins defence was somewhat suspect to begin the season. There were far too many unknown variables that would factor into this group. Some established young stars were being handed the reins to a group that was respected around the entire NHL. Now the face of this group, Charlie McAvoy, Brandon Carlo, and Matt […] READ MORE



Boston Bruins Brandon Carlo Week-to-Week With Upper-Body Injury

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Boston Bruins Brandon Carlo Listed as Week-to-Week The Boston Bruins announced that defencemen Brandon Carlo is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury. Carlo suffered the injury in Boston’s 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 1st. He left in the first period of the contest and did not return to the game. He will […] READ MORE


The Boston Bruins Should Have Kept Zdeno Chara

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This offseason the Boston Bruins parted ways with two key pieces to their defence. Torey Krug, who signed with the St. Louis Blues, and 43-year-old Zdeno Chara, now with the division rival Washington Capitals. Losing Krug was mostly a matter of money and the salary cap. Krug has a pricey seven-year $45 million ($6.5 million […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Trades Are Needed Now

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Some Trades the Boston Bruins Should Consider to Improve The Boston Bruins are 41% through the COVID-19, 56-game 2021 NHL schedule. That is enough games to make some comfortable evaluations in light of no preseason and a 10-day training camp. They currently sit fourth in the Eastern Division just one point out of fifth and […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Brandon Carlo Out Indefinitely After Tom Wilson Hit

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Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. Carlo sustained the injury on a hit from Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson. The team confirmed his status via its Twitter account on Sunday. #NHLBruins pregame updates per Bruce Cassidy: Brandon Carlo is feeling better, but likely out a while. Urho Vaakanainen will […] READ MORE


Tom Wilson to Attend Player Safety Hearing

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will have an in-person hearing via Zoom for his high hit on Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo. If suspended, this will be Wilson’s fifth career suspension. Washington’s Tom Wilson has been offered an in-person hearing via Zoom for Boarding Boston’s Brandon Carlo. […] READ MORE


Examining What is Wrong with the Boston Bruins Defence

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The Boston Bruins enter Sunday with more questions than answers after back-to-back humiliating defeats. They lost 7-3 at the New York Islanders on Thursday and followed that up with a 6-2 loss at the New York Rangers the next day. Not what was expected from the Eastern Divisions leading team, who were 11-3-2 before. They […] READ MORE