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The Key Notes, Analytics, from Boston's Preseason Game vs PHI

Finally, hockey season has arrived. The Boston Bruins are back at TD Garden, to play the Philadelphia Flyers. The Bruins lineup will include the likes of captain, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, and newly acquired winger, Pavel Zacha. Lines : Forwards: John Beecher, Patrice Bergeron, Jake DeBrusk, Nick Foligno, Trent Frederic, Taylor Hall, David Krejci, Fabian Lysell Marc McLaughlin, Tomas Nosek, Chris Wagner, Pavel Zacha Defensemen: Jake Ahcan, Connor Clifton, Derek Forbort, Kai Wissman, Nick Wolff, Jakub Zboril Goaltenders: Linus Ullmark, Keith Kinkaid Pre-Game Notes : Ullmark expected to play full-game Bergeron centers Zacha and DeBrusk Krejci centers Lysell and Hall PP1: Bergeron-Krejci-DeBrusk-Hall-Zboril PP2: Zacha-Lysell-Foligno-McLaughlin-Ahcan 1st Period Notes : Good quick-up by Derek Forbort, leading to an opportunity for Pavel Zacha Wagner draws an o-zone penalty PP1 lacks dynamic attack and set-up Lysell takes hooking penalty, after he turns over the puck Bruins allow multi

NHL Rumors: Lambert finds game, Bruins Prospects Impress, Matt Boldy, Arber Xhekaj

Yes, at last we are nearing the start of the 2022-23 season, a time in when all 32 teams have a shot at winning Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes, prior to the NHL season: Lambert finds game at Prospects Tournament Brad Lambert is regarded as one of the prospects whose draft stock consistently dropped throughout his draft season. Lambert was ultimately selected 30th overall by the Winnipeg Jets at the conclusion of the first round.   Lambert struggled throughout his season in the Finnish Liiga, starting the season with JYP and then being moved mid-season to Pelicans. Lambert even struggled to find his game at the junior level, representing Finland at the World Juniors.   Lambert started the 2022 World Juniors, paired on the Finnish second-line, with second unit power play time. But by the end of the tournament, Lambert was regarded as the 13th forward, and he ended up being scratched for Finland's gold medal game. Lambert recorded just one goal in five g

Trent Frederic Should NOT be a Bruins Regular this Season

Trent Frederic is an interesting piece in the Bruins organization. Frederic was a former first round pick of the B's during the 2016 NHL Draft. And some may argue that he has yet to live up to the high expectations placed on him when he was selected 29th overall. Frederic is a player that brings physicality into the Bruins lineup. But his physicality comes with other consequences. Penalties! Frederic is a player notorious for getting unnecessary penalties. Does his physical play outweigh his dumb penalties? Definitely not! Frederic was eighth on the team in hits and was fourth on the team in penalty minutes. This led to Frederic being benched and scratched in the midst of the season. One shift for Trent Frederic after the interference penalty. Benched. — Fluto Shinzawa (@FlutoShinzawa) May 5, 2022 Offensively, Frederic was not much better. In 60 games last season, he was only able to record eight goals and ten assists. For a former first-round pick, you'd definitely expect be