Have the Boston Bruins sown some chinks in their armor recently?
More on that, more Boston Bruins news, and the latest NHL trade rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:
The Boston Bruins have shown some chinks in their armor lately but head coach Jim Montgomery and the players aren’t exactly worried because they know their leadership core is one of the best in the NHL.
Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo scored and hell didn’t freeze over on Monday night.
The Bruins did their annual Christmas visit to local hospitals on Tuesday. I always say it and I’ll say it again, when it comes to charity and taking care of their community, the Boston Bruins are the best in Boston!
Santa’s helpers were at it again. 🎅 pic.twitter.com/VE8L2O9NwE
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) December 21, 2022
By the way, Happy Birthday to Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy!
‘The Black Keys are set to headline during the first intermission, before the crowd becomes too frostbitten or drunk to pay attention. Beforehand, Bell Biv DeVoe will perform the National Anthem accompanied by the Boston Pop orchestra led by conductor Keith Lockhart. Additionally, the Pops will perform throughout the event from a special stage in Fenway Park’s center field.‘
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National Hockey Now
NYI: Do the New York Islanders suddenly have goaltending issues?
FLA: Florida Panthers forward Sam Reinhart is getting hot just at the right time.
PGH: The Pittsburgh Penguins won a big battle in the Metro Division beating the New York Rangers 3-2.
PHI: Philadelphia Flyers John Tortorella refuses to get into detail on why he has benched veteran center Kevin Hayes.
WSH: Is Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie ever not injured? The all heart/all energy forward is feeling the effects of his game again and not in the Capitals’ lineup recently.
DET: Why are the Detroit Red Wings mired in a six-game losing streak?
COL: Could the Colorado Avalanche be getting superstar forward Nathan McKinnon back soon?
VGK: The knock on Bruce Cassidy has always been that he’s too hard on younger players; well, he didn’t hold back recently when critiquing the player of veteran Vegas Golden Knights winger Phil Kessel.
SJS: Is it time for the San Jose Sharks to start filtering in youth to their lineup?
Canada Hockey Now
CGY: Is former Boston Bruins and current Calgary Flames winger Milan Lucic on a heater?
MTL: The Montreal Canadiens are being linked to Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat in NHL trade chatter.
From now until Dec. 26, I’m going to close the Daily out with some of my favorite Christmas tracks: