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  1. B's have a ways to go to be Cup contenders

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- After a loss to the surging Chicago Blackhawks, it's natural to wonder whether the Boston Bruins have a real shot to contend for the Stanley Cup title this spring. The Blackhawks won their eighth straight game with a 3-2 win over the Bru...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  2. Bruins-Ducks Preview

    Bruins-Ducks Preview

    Preview | November 30, 2014
  3. Boston Bruins again have pieces to be Cup contenders

    Joe McDonald

    The Bruins have the pieces -- and the hunger -- to be Cup contenders.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  4. How Stanley Cup contenders can overcome Achilles heels in 2014-15...

    Sam Hitchcock

    The Blackhawks, Bruins, Kings, Penguins and Ducks all have a significant flaw. Sam Hitchcock of Hockey Prospectus explains how each of them can overcome that Achilles' heel.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  5. Chiarelli talks Krejci, cap constraints, camp

    Joe McDonald

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has created a blueprint for building a perennial Stanley Cup contender with a strong core group of players. That strategy has paid off with the 2011 Stanley Cup title, plus a retur...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  6. Five reasons Bruins will win the Cup

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Bruins finished the 2013-04 regular season as the best team in the NHL. They're a proven Stanley Cup contender and there are many reasons why they will win their second Cup championship in a four-year span. Here are the top five rea...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  7. Are the Leafs a legitimate contender?

    Craig Custance

    Randy Carlyle had to know what he was doing. When you're the coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, you know full well that everything you say will be scrutinized to the extreme. Especially when it's perceived as criticism following a loss. On Tuesday ...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. Bruins give Habs something to think about

    Joe McDonald

    MONTREAL -- A season is not won or lost at the NHL's trade deadline. It's a general manager's job to improve his team, especially if that team is a Stanley Cup contender. The Boston Bruins have become a perennial Cup contender, so when GM Pet...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  9. B's struggling to shake rust after long layoff

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Being perennial Stanley Cup contenders, the Boston Bruins always expect to get their opponent's best game, taking it as a compliment that other teams respect their abilities. Whatever the Bruins have accomplished in the past means absolu...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  10. NHL - Previewing and projecting the 2014 Team Canada hockey team

    Timo Seppa

    To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team Canada has a vast array of star power, but has challenges to overcome in order to take home the gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  11. NHL - Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues among top projected poi...

    Timo Seppa

    At the midway mark of the NHL season, Timo Seppa of Hockey Prospectus goes through his projections for which teams will be playoff contenders at season's end. The Chicago Blackhawks are expected to do well, but there are some big surprises elsewhere.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  12. NHL quarter-season evaluation

    Sean McIndoe

    A fourth of the way through the season, which teams are emerging as true contenders, and which teams are fading away?

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  13. NHL Preview 2013-14

    Sean McIndoe

    As a new season begins, a comprehensive, team-by-team look at the latest Cup contenders and biggest question marks in the NHL this year.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  14. 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Rivals scout the Boston Bruins - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance talks to Boston's rivals to scout out how to beat the Bruins in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2013
  15. Owner Terry Pegula scales back Buffalo Sabres title expectations

    Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula's objective to build a Stanley Cup contender remains the same. It's his three-year timeline that's proving unrealistic.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  16. NHL - How Bruins, Rangers, Canadiens respond to Penguins moves

    Craig Custance

    In the wake of the acquisition of Jarome Iginla by the Pittsburgh Penguins, Craig Custance examines how other Eastern Conference contenders can try to keep up as the trade deadline approaches.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2013