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  1. Positional outlook: Defense

    Matt Kalman

    The third in a four-part series on the state of the Bruins' roster. With every member of the Bruins' defense corps, except for Zdeno Chara and Matt Hunwick, missing time with injury at one point or another this season, it's amazing that Boston wa...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  2. Boston Bruins rookie goalie Tuukka Rask continues to keep his com...

    Matt Kalman

    The Bruins' last line of defense continues to be first rate.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  3. Ference signing doesn't solve blue line issues

    Matt Kalman

    Now that Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has four of his current seven NHL defensemen under contract for 2010-11 -- after inking Andrew Ference to a three-year extension -- he was asked about the state of his defense corps going forward. Ch...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  4. Defense a downer vs. Leafs

    Matt Kalman

    There's no telling how many star players the Bruins would have to play without for Toronto to be a clearly better team than Boston. But all we know is that even without Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Zdeno Chara and premier playmaker Marc Savard...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  5. Bruins should look to add defense

    Matt Kalman

    BOSTON -- If general manager Peter Chiarelli's top priority leading up to Wednesday's trade deadline really is a top-nine forward, as he told the media at practice Sunday, then he obviously hasn't learned his lesson from last spring. After the Br...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  6. Morris, Hunwick work off each other's strengths

    Matt Kalman

    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- What started out as a way for Bruins head coach Claude Julien to work Derek Morris back into the lineup after a three-game injury absence has turned into a permanent defense pairing with Matt Hunwick that has allowed the Bruins t...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  7. Notes from Wednesday's morning skate

    Matt Kalman

    BOSTON -- The Bruins held their usual morning skate Wednesday in preparation for their game with Atlanta at TD Garden after taking the day off Tuesday.Everyone took the ice, and here were the lines and defense pairs:Begin-Savard-Sturm Paille-Bergeron...

    Blog | December 30, 2009
  8. Defense doesn't do Rask any favors

    Matt Kalman

    BOSTON -- Tuukka Rask received his second straight start in the Boston Bruins' net on Monday, but with the defensive breakdowns Boston has been committing it could've been Patrick Roy between the pipes and it probably wouldn't have matter...

    Blog | October 12, 2009
  9. Hunwick, Stuart let things get away

    Matt Kalman

    BOSTON -- Last season the Bruins asked their third defense pair of Mark Stuart and Shane Hnidy to keep things simple and basically not put the team in a jam.With Hnidy now with Minnesota, Stuart is paired with Matt Hunwick but the job remains the sam...

    Blog | October 08, 2009
  10. Boychuk staying in Boston

    Matt Kalman

    BOSTON -- With three days until the regular season opener, Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk can breathe a slight sigh of relief.The Bruins are probably done making cuts and the winner of last season's Eddie Shore Award as the best defense...

    Blog | September 28, 2009