Scott Roche

Scott Roche

Scott Roche has a passion for writing, especially about the teams I like. I tell it like it is. He contributes to Call to the Pen, Friars on Base, and Fighting Gobbler.

VANCOUVER - OCTOBER 24: Wacey Rabbit #20 of the Saskatoon Blades watches the action during the Western Hockey League game against the Vancouver Giants at Pacific Coliseum on October 24, 2004 in Vancouver, Canada. The Blades won 4-1. (Photo by Chris Relke/Getty Images)

Random NHL and Boston Bruins Summer Thoughts

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LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 23: Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney meets with the media following the NHL general managers meetings at the Bellagio Las Vegas on June 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Did the Bruins Make the Wrong Move?

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Apr 10, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) reacts after scoring a goal against the Philadelphia Flyers in the first period at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Leff-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins: A Return to Normal With the 2021-22 Schedule

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - AUGUST 21: The Team Store for the Seattle Kraken, the NHL's newest franchise, opens for business on August 21, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jim Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruins Would Benefit From Kraken Selecting This Player

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Feb 1, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA;Boston Bruins defenseman Jakub Zboril (67) skates with the puck as Washington Capitals left wing Conor Sheary (73) defends in the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins: Who Would be the Biggest Expansion Draft Loss?

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Jun 1, 2021; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Blake Coleman (20) skates with the puck against the Carolina Hurricanes in game two of the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins: 10 Thoughts Ahead of a Busy Two Weeks

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Jun 30, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Montreal Canadiens right wing Josh Anderson (17) talks with the officials against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in game two of the 2021 Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins: Missed Opportunity Last Offseason?

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UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - JANUARY 18: Brandon Carlo #25 of the Boston Bruins skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on January 18, 2021 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders shut-out the Bruins 1-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boston Bruins 2021 Player Grades: Brandon Carlo

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Boston Bruins (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boston Bruins: Lack of This Will Hurt in Trade Talks This Offseason

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 21: (L-R) Don Sweeney and Cam Neely of the Boston Bruins attend the 2019 NHL Draft at the Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bruins Past History Says Rumors Will Be Just Rumors

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LAVAL, QC - MARCH 20: Head coach of the Providence Bruins Jay Leach looks on as he walks across the ice after his loss to the Laval Rocket during the AHL game at Place Bell on March 20, 2019 in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The Laval Rocket defeated the Providence Bruins 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Boston Bruins: Successful Coach Hired as Assistant in Seattle

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Apr 29, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Bruins center Charlie Coyle (13) celebrates his goal with center Sean Kuraly (52) during the third period against the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins: 2 Contracts That the Bruins Are Stuck With

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Boston Bruins Steven Kampfer #44 (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bruins Reportedly Lose Defensemen to KHL and That’s OK

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Apr 8, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) hugs Bruins goaltender Jeremy Swayman (1) after their game against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins: 3 Storylines From the 2021 Season

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May 6, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Bruins right wing Craig Smith (12) during the first period against the New York Rangers at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins 2021 Player Grades: Craig Smith

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EDMONTON, ALBERTA - AUGUST 21: Vince Dunn #29 of the St. Louis Blues juggles the puck prior to the game against the Vancouver Canucks in Game Six of the Western Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on August 21, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Boston Bruins: Should the Bruins go After This Restricted Free Agent?

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