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New goalie technique is providing an edge

Jonathan Quick, a quick study of the “reverse VH” goaltending technique, has backstopped the Kings to two Stanley Cup titles in the last three years. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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Jonathan Quick helped to initiate a position-changing movement with the “reverse VH” goaltending technique.

Torey Krug has become a power-play mainstay, and he deserves fair value.

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Bruins need a trade to free up space

It would be possible to re-up Torey Krug and Reilly Smith without moving salary, but it would not be preferable.

Last season, Loui Eriksson scored just 10 goals and added 27 assists for 37 points.

Loui Eriksson could play an upgraded role for Bruins

Eriksson stands as the most likely candidate to replace Jarome Iginla on the team’s top line entering training camp.

Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes

The Boston native, who was a Hobey Baker finalist last season, will join the Rangers now.

John Whitesides sizes up talent

Whitesides, the Bruins’ strength and conditioning coach, has been with the team for 13 seasons.

Bruins have 17 nationally televised games

The Bruins and Blackhawks will play in NBC’s featured game on Feb. 22 in Chicago.

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bruins-big-7310-7365--90x90.jpg How it all fell apart for the Bruins

Look back on the NHL title series in which the Bruins fell to the Blackhawks in heartbreaking fashion.

Stanley Cup history

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/rings-4383--90x90.JPG 50 years of Stanley Cup rings

Examine the rewards that the champions of the NHL for the past half-century have earned as a Stanley Cup booty.

Bruins' championship history

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The 6 Stanley Cup banners in Bruins history

Will the Bruins add a seventh to this collection of Stanley Cup banners they have accumulated through the decades?