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David Pastrnak scored all four Bruins goals in Boston's 4-2 home victory over the Anaheim Ducks Monday afternoon.

Fantasy Impact: The scoring outbreak rockets Pastrnak to six goals on the season. Heading into tonight's games, Pastrnak is one of three players tied at six goals on the young season who trail only Edmonton's James Neal (7).

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Patrice Bergeron scored his first goal of the season Saturday night as the Bruins topped the New Jersey Devils 3-0 in Boston.

Fantasy Impact: Bergeron poked in a rebound on the power play late in the second period to give the B's a 3-0 lead. Bergeron does not appear to be hampered by a groin injury that was the cause of pre-season concern.

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Brad Marchand stays hot

Sun, Oct 13th 11:04am EDT
By John Pritchard

Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist in Boston's 3-0 defeat of New Jersey Saturday night.

Fantasy Impact: Marchand followed an early first period goal and recorded his 300th NHL assist on Patrice Bergeron's third period power play goal. Marchand's four goals leads the Bruins through the team's first five games.

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Tuukka Rask stopped all 31 New Jersey shots as the Bruins topped the Devils 3-0 in Boston Saturday night.

Fantasy Impact: That's three wins in three starts on the young season for Rask, who seems to have picked up where he left off during last year's Cup run.

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Jaroslav Halak allowed three goals on 35 shots as the Boston Bruins lost their first game of the season 4-2 to the Colorado Avalanche.

Fantasy Impact: The Bruins staked Halak to a 2-0 lead, but it wasn't enough. Halak is now 1-1 on the young season with a 1.52 GAA and .957 save percentage.

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Torey Krug chipped in a goal and a power play assist as the Bruins topped the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Krug ranked third among all NHL defensemen last season in both power play points and assists. He and teammate Charlie McAvoy are the only two must-start Boston defensemen.

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Danton Heinen scored a first period power play goal as the Bruins topped the Stars 2-1 Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Heinen has little fantasy relevance, but the Bruins will take whatever they can get from their second power play unit.

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Matt Grzelcyk scored the only Boston Bruins goal during Wednesday's 4-1 Game 7 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Fantasy Impact: After not playing since May 29, Grzelcyk finally returned to the starting lineup Wednesday night for a decisive Game 7 against St. Louis. He contributed with his fourth goal of the playoffs, but it was too little too late. The Bruins were already down 4-0 with almost two minutes remaining in the game. Boston would fall 4-1 as the Blues captured their first ever Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history.

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Bruins veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara will see action this Sunday night for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Source: Boston Herald)

Fantasy Impact: After breaking his jaw earlier in the series, Zdeno Chara made himself available for Game 5 and he will do the same for Game 6 Sunday as well. The 42-year old veteran will look to keep his team alive in the series with a win in Game 6 and forcing a seventh game Wednesday night.

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Noel Acciari has been cleared for contact in Game 6 after it looked like he may have sustained a concussion when he got tripped up by Tyler Bozak in the third period of Game 5. (Source: Boston Herald)

Fantasy Impact: The Bruins are in a do-or-do game situation Sunday evening as they are down 3-2 in the series. Boston will need as many of their role players present for Sunday's action if they are to force a Game 7 for Wednesday night. Acciari currently has four points and a plus-three rating through 17 games played this postseason.

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Brandon Carlo scored a shorthanded goal 14:19 into the second period of Game 4 to knot things up 2-2.

Fantasy Impact: It was impressive to see Carlo score his first ever postseason goal on the penalty kill during Monday's 4-2 loss in Game 4. He also possesses a plus-eight rating during the playoffs, making him a very valuable asset on the back-end for the Bruins.

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Charlie Coyle scored a goal 13:14 into the first period to tie up Game 4 1-1. Unfortunately for Boston, the Blues would come out victorious in the end with a 4-2 win.

Fantasy Impact: This was Coyle's ninth goal of the postseason and his third straight game with one as well. He will look to continue to produce in Game 5 at home this Thursday night.

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Joakim Nordstrom provided assists on both Sean Kuraly's goal and Noel Acciari's goal during Boston's 7-2 Game 3 win over the Blues.

Fantasy Impact: Nordstrom is currently riding a three-game point streak and has produced five points in his previous five games played. Nordstrom has been contributing at an impressive rate lately and is becoming a fine role player as the Bruins are closing in on their second title within the decade.

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Marcus Johansson joined in on the Bruins scoring frenzy with a goal and assist during Game 3 Saturday evening.

Fantasy Impact: Johansson had gone four straight games without a point prior to the start of Game 3 Saturday. It is encouraging to see he has some life in his offensive production for the Bruins. It remains to be seen if he will be able to build upon Game 3's performance in the near future.

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John Moore will start in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals against St. Louis Saturday after defenseman Matt Grzelcyk got injured in Game 2. (Source: Boston Bruins on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Moore has a minus-four rating and no points produced in five playoff games played this season.


Charlie McAvoy scored the game-tying goal about midway through the second period of Game One versus the Blues. Boston would wind up prevailing 4-2 over St. Louis.

Fantasy Impact: McAvoy has had a solid defensive performance this postseason with a plus-nine rating and eight points produced through 17 games played so far.

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Connor Clifton got the scoring started for the Bruins Monday as he scored a goal a little over two minutes into the second period of Game One. The Bruins did not look back from that point on to claim a 4-2 victory.

Fantasy Impact: Clifton owns a plus-four rating and has earned four points through 13 games played this postseason.

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Sean Kuraly produced both the game-winning goal, and an assist on Connor Clifton's goal to help lift the Bruins over the Blues 4-2 in Game One Monday.

Fantasy Impact: Kuraly has produced 7 points and owns a plus-four rating through 14 games played this postseason.

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David Krejci will be in Boston's starting lineup Monday night for Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Source: Matt Kalman on NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: After missing some time last week due to an illness, Krejci appears to be fully healthy to participate in this climatic series against the Blues. Krejci has produced 14 points through 17 games played this post-season for the Bruins.

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Chris Wagner opened the scoring in Game Three with a goal just 1:21 into the second period. Boston went on win 2-1 and now possess a commanding 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Fantasy Impact: Wagner has now scored goals in two of his last three games played this post-season. He will look to help Boston close out this series Thursday night at Carolina and move on to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 2013.

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