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About court1979

Diehard Bruins fan and love to talk about hockey to anyone that will listen. You could almost say I was born into the black n gold, ​but that is a story for another time.

David Backes, Leaving It All On The Ice

(Above Photo Credit: NHL.com) By Court Lalonde    @courtlalonde Last night the biggest offseason signing by the Boston Bruins gave us all a scare as he fell awkwardly into the boards in the first period after catching an edge. David … Continue reading

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Tuukka Rask, Always Having To Prove Himself To The Fans

(Above Photo Credit: NHL.com) By Court Lalonde  @courtlalonde I did a mini-social experiment the other day in a Facebook group I frequent. I asked them if they hated Tuukka Rask, could they please tell me why. I did ask them … Continue reading

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Future Looks Bright With Brandon Carlo

(Fred Kfoury III/Icon sportswire) By Court Lalonde When Peter Chiarelli traded Johnny Boychuk on October 4th, 2014, all of Causeway Street was up in arms. He traded the defensemen for two second-round picks in 2015 and 2016, and it looked … Continue reading

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Bruce Cassidy, The Best Thing To Happen To Ryan Spooner

(Gregory Fisher – USA Today Sports) By Court Lalonde  (@courtlalonde) Ryan Spooner has had his ups and down as a Boston Bruin and this year has been no exception. After being selected 45th overall by the Bruins in the 2010 … Continue reading

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Peter Cehlarik, Making A Name For Himself

(Photo by AP) By Court Lalonde (follow @courtlalonde) When the Boston Bruins drafted Peter Cehlarik in the third round of the 2013 entry draft, we all probably thought nothing of it. The scouting report on him was high offensive potential, can … Continue reading

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The Surprise Of The VHS Line

By Court Lalonde (follow @courtlalonde) So far in the Bruce Cassidy era, we have seen a four-game win streak, high tempo offense, Tuukka Rask standing on his head, and chemistry between Jimmy Hayes, Ryan Spooner, and Frank Vatrano. They have only … Continue reading

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The Determination Of Colin Miller

(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) By Court Lalonde (follow @courtlalonde) Colin Miller’s determination can be summed up in a quote from the Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, “I think I can, I think I can.” He has been … Continue reading

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New-Look Boston Bruins

(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) By Court Lalonde (follow @courtlalonde) With the Bruins in the first bye week in the history of their franchise, it gives us time to reflect on the last three games, also look to what’s ahead. … Continue reading

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Claude, Say It Ain’t So….

(Gregg Forwerck/Getty images)   By Court Lalonde (follow @courtlalonde)   The Boston Bruins – Montreal Canadiens rivalry has been the most storied in the NHL since the first game they played each other on Dec 8th, 1924. The 1955 Richard … Continue reading

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Boston Bruins: Buyers VS Sellers

By Court Lalonde (follow @courtlalonde)   This year the Boston Bruins have had their fans on a roller coaster of emotions with most recently the firing of long-time coach Claude Julien. The trade deadline is on March 1st, and they’re … Continue reading

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