Connor Clifton

What Went Wrong for the 2023-24 New Jersey Devils

The 2023-24 NHL season was one of high expectations for the New Jersey Devils. Coming off a franchise-best 112-point and 52-win season, the Devils were widely projected to take another step forward in their quest for the Stanley Cup. However, as the playoffs begin, New Jersey sits on the outside looking in, facing an early […]

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Héctor Urcia for Inside The Rink

PHOTOS: Buffalo Sabres vs. Columbus Blue Jackets – 02/24/2024

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Friday night, the visiting Buffalo Sabres beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 at Nationwide Arena. Connor Clifton scored the winning goal early in the third period and Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 25 saves for the Buffalo Sabres. Check out this photo gallery from Inside The Rink’s Héctor Urcia, for highlights from the game.

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Dallas Stars Weekly Recap | 02/06-10/2024

The Dallas Stars opened the second half of the 2023-24 NHL season with a three-game road trip at the Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Montreal Canadiens. Here’s what you need to know. Tuesday, February 6 The Dallas Stars took on the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. The Stars’ reported goal was to get going […]

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Predicting the NHL Teams With the Fewest Fights in 2023-24

Fighting is far from dead in the NHL, but some teams do it substantially more than others. A few days ago, I predicted which teams I believe are going to have the most fights this season. If you haven’t checked that article out yet, you can do so right here. Related Article: Predicting the NHL […]

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Will Bruins Take “Hard Look At Roster” This Time?

At the end of the 2019-20 season, the Boston Bruins management team had an end-of-season media day. During that presser, Team President Cam Neely said, “We will take a hard look at our roster this off-season.” Speculation began to circulate that the Bruins might move away from some of their core members and that a […]

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Mason Lohrei playing for Ohio State University

Boston Bruins Sign Mason Lohrei To Entry-Level Contract

The Boston Bruins began retooling their roster ahead of the 2023-24 season as they announced that they have signed defenseman Mason Lohrei to an entry-level contract. The deal is for two years and will have an annual cap hit of $925,000 and is a two-way contract. Lohrei spent most of the season playing for Ohio […]

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Who Is In The Bruins Lineup For Game 7?

The Boston Bruins head into Game 7 against the Florida Panthers after missing two chances to advance to the second round of the best-of-seven series with losses at home in Game 5 and on the road in Game 6. The last defeat was a wild 7-5 loss in which the Bruins had a lead with […]

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Boston Bruins Tuesday Practice Notes

A noticeably focused Boston Bruins team took the ice at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton for their Tuesday morning practice but with a new look. The return of team captain Patrice Bergeron was the center of attention, his presence captured by fan and news cameras alike. “Feeling good… today’s a good day,” Bergeron told the […]

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Boston Bruins' Jeremy Swayman (1), Charlie McAvoy (73), Hampus Lindholm (27) and Brandon Carlo (25) celebrate after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Which Defensemen Do The Bruins Suit Up In The Playoffs?

The Boston Bruins have two games remaining in the regular season and have set the NHL record for wins with a 5-3 victory on Easter Sunday in Philadelphia. The Bruins are 63-12-5 and have sealed the President’s Trophy as the league’s best regular season team. Even more impressive is that Head Coach Jim Montgomery and […]

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Breaking: Derek Forbort Out For Rest Of Regular Season

The Boston Bruins blue line will be shorthanded for the rest of the regular season. On Tuesday, head coach Jim Montgomery announced that defensemen Derek Forbort will miss the rest of the regular season due to a lower-body injury. While Forbort will not return for the regular season, he is not expected to require surgery, […]

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