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Forsbacka Karlsson sports most characters on NHL jersey for Bruins

Center gets assist from equipment staff to fit full last name

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Keith Robinson laid out the letters, one by one.

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Rask returns to Bruins following leave of absence

Goalie 'ready to battle' after dealing with family matter

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Tuukka Rask returned to the Boston Bruins on Tuesday after taking a four-day leave of absence.

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Virtanen finally fulfilling potential, rewarding Canucks' patience

Forward, No. 6 pick in 2014 NHL Draft, off to strong start

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The dream was tugging at him. So many of those in his draft class -- the Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad, the Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak, the Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl -- were stars in the making in the NHL by 2016-17, starting to fulfill their promise. And here he was, the No. 6 pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, sitting in then-Utica Comets coach Travis Green's office.

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Hall of Fame

O'Ree has influenced generations on way to Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL's first black player, being inducted as Builder, continues to inspire youth to play game

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame induction is Monday. This class includes NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, and Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL, in the Builders category as well as former players Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, Alexander Yakushev and Jayna Hefford. Here NHL.com staff writer Amalie Benjamin profiles O'Ree.

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Boeser sent home by Canucks with groin injury

Forward to miss game at Bruins, see specialist

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Brock Boeser returned to Vancouver to have his injured groin examined by a specialist.

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Backes finds deep meaning in veterans visit to Bruins practice

Grandfather of Boston forward served in World War II

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- David Backes didn't get to ask his grandfather, a tail gunner in World War II, all the questions he would have liked to ask.

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Short Shifts

Bruins honor Red Sox after 2018 World Series championship

Team salutes baseball counterparts, who get huge ovation from crowd

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

Red Sox drop the puck

DAL@BOS: Red Sox drop the ceremonial first puck

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, president Sam Kennedy and pitcher Joe Kelly drop the first puck at TD Garden with the Commissioner's Trophy

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BOSTON - As the highlights played on the video screen above the ice at TD Garden, the cheers swelled.

It got so loud, in fact, that the announcement of the Boston Red Sox was nearly obscured, as Red Sox owner John Henry, president and CEO Sam Kennedy and pitcher Joe Kelly walked out onto the ice, brandishing the Commissioner's Trophy.

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O'Ree has Boston street hockey rink named in his honor

NHL pioneer helps unveil facility ahead of Hall of Fame induction

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Willie O'Ree will become a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame in less than two weeks.

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Hockey Fights Cancer

Boyle, Anderson wives bond over Hockey Fights Cancer mission

Current, former ambassador for initiative driven to help others, raise money

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- There was no torch. There was no physical passing of anything. But as Nicholle Anderson and Lauren Boyle chatted, as they talked through bits of their stories, their journeys, the years of medications and tests and scans and scares, it was evident that they shared something.

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Kotkaniemi eager for more after passing first milestone with Canadiens

No. 3 pick in 2018 Draft assured of staying after playing 10th NHL game, earns high marks from coach

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi shrugged off the milestone.

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