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Recent articles by Matt:

Cam Neely leaves open the possibility that Bruce Cassidy may not return as Bruins coach

The Bruins president said Don Sweeney will return as general manager but also said, "I do think we need to make some changes." → Read More

A Bruins fan’s rooting guide to the rest of the Stanley Cup playoffs

With the home team eliminated, you might think there is no reason to keep watching hockey. You could be wrong. → Read More

Bruins are keeping the door open if David Krejci were to consider returning

General manager Don Sweeney has kept in touch with his former center, who played a season in Czechia after departing Boston last year. → Read More

The Bruins had what it took to get it done, but in the end they didn’t

When it counted, the Hurricanes made them play a Carolina-style game. → Read More

Bruins finally score first, and score often, in beatdown of Hurricanes to force Game 7, and other observations

Brad Marchand got the Bruins on the board in the second period and they never looked back in a Game 6 victory. → Read More

Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy cleared to play in Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Hurricanes

McAvoy missed Sunday afternoon's Game 4 while in COVID protocol. → Read More

Bruins’ Charlie McAvoy enters COVID protocol ahead of Game 4 against Hurricanes

Boston will be without its top defenseman in a pivotal Game 4 on Sunday. → Read More

Sure, the stars came through, but Derek Forbort was the unsung hero of the Bruins’ Game 3 win over the Hurricanes

Forbort blocked nine shots, six on the penalty kill, and was the embodiment of the Bruins' commitment to the crest. → Read More

NHL official struck by falling glass at TD Garden, taken off on stretcher

The man, whose identity was not immediately known, appeared to be hit in the head and shoulders by the glass, which was shaken loose by fans celebrating David Pastrnak’s goal to make it 3-1, Bruins. → Read More

What can the Bruins do to get back into their playoff series with the Hurricanes?

Boston returns from Carolina in a 2-0 hole, and a goalie switch and line changes appear to be on the table ahead of Game 3 on Friday. → Read More

Taking a closer look at the NHL’s 16 playoff teams

We’re throwing it back to 1996. Our Stanley Cup pick is Colorado over Florida. → Read More

‘I think I can push my game to a different level.’ Hampus Lindholm is thinking big with the Bruins

Lindholm will be 36 at the end of the contract he signed after being traded. By then, he hopes he’ll have brought the Stanley Cup back home to Sweden. → Read More

Guy Lafleur dominated the NHL, and broke the hearts of Bruins fans

He finished his Montreal career with 518 goals and 1,246 points, more than any Canadien, including his childhood hero, Jean Beliveau. → Read More

Charlie McAvoy’s overtime goal gives Bruins win over Blues in St. Louis

McAvoy beat Blues goalie Ville Husso with 48 seconds gone in OT. It came off a feed from Jake DeBrusk, who scored in the second period. → Read More

Scott Fauble and Nell Rojas lead a strong showing by American runners at the 2022 Boston Marathon

Fauble took seventh overall, while Rojas, who was sixth last year, was relieved to do well a second time and finished 10th. → Read More

Third line answers the call in Bruins’ win over Penguins

Improved play from the Trent Frederic-Charlie Coyle-Craig Smith trio played a key role in the win over Pittsburgh. → Read More

Bruins have two problems right now: Key injuries and bad habits

David Pastrnak, Hampus Lindholm, and Brandon Carlo are all ailing, and the players who are on the ice need to tighten things up. → Read More

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy frustrated after Tuesday night’s loss to Blues: ‘Just really not very intelligent hockey’

Patrice Bergeron and Marc McLaughlin scored for Boston, which has lost three of its last four. → Read More

At 36, Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron remains a brightly shining All-Star

Preparation and a high hockey IQ are two keys to longevity for Bergeron, who could win his record fifth Selke Trophy this year. → Read More

Iron man Keith Yandle has had some breaks along the way

The defenseman from Milton endured a cracked foot and a broken foot to set a record playing in his 965th consecutive game. → Read More