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Noah Hanifin’s skating will help with NHL transition

Noah Hanifin’s skating abilityis “above par in the NHL.”

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Hanifin’s skating helped him make the two previous jumps, and the Hurricanes hope the third leap follows suit.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_jeremy_jacobs.jpg Jeremy Jacobs optimistic about Bruins’ offseason makeover

The Bruins installed Don Sweeney as GM and traded Milan Lucic and Dougie Hamilton, providing breathing room under the salary cap.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin072915WinterClassic6_spt-001.jpg On a hot summer day, Winter Classic begins to take shape

NHL, Bruins, Canadiens, and Patriots officials held a kickoff event at Gillette Stadium, which will host the Jan. 1 game.

Jim Craig, the goalie for the United States hockey team at the 1980 Winter Olympics, is selling 19 pieces of memorabilia — including his gold medal.

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‘Miracle on Ice’ goalie Jim Craig selling memorabilia

The 19-item lot includes Craig’s gold medal and the flag draped around his shoulders after the US beat Finland.

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?