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Matt Porter

Matt Porter is a 2008 graduate of Emerson (when he also started working part-time at the Globe covering high schools) and covers the Bruins for the Globe. He was a staff writer at the Palm Beach Post for nine years covering South Florida sports. He’s originally from Gloucester, Mass.

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Torey Krug, defensemen formidable in Game 6 win

By , Globe Staff

Krug scored on the power play and the resurgent Bruins blue line corps suppressed the Leafs with smarts, skating, and stick skill.

Bruins 4, Maple Leafs 2

Bruins show pluck, drop Maple Leafs to force Game 7

By , Globe Staff

Brad Marchand scored twice, and a Game 7 is on for Tuesday night in Boston.


Brad Marchand knows what it takes for Bruins to force Game 7. He’s done it before

By , Globe Staff

Marchand has experience and success in elimination games, something the Bruins need in Game 6 against the Maple Leafs.

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Backs against the wall, Bruins must reach for their ceiling

By , Globe Staff

Coach Bruce Cassidy believes the team can be a lot better but there is no room for error anymore.