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Northeastern University wins 71st annual men’s Beanpot tournament

By Rylie Burns, Layout Editor
Published February 14, 2024

On Monday at 7:30 p.m., the Northeastern Huskies skated on the ice for a thrilling championship game against the Boston University Terriers. What championship...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor

‘It’s going to come to life’: Professional Women’s Hockey on the rise despite slow start

By Anna Knepley, Assistant Sports Editor
Published January 31, 2024

Despite a star-studded roster and well-formatted league, the Professional Women’s Hockey League’s (PWHL) Boston team is off to a slow start for the...

Illustration by Rachel Choi.

Mourning Adam Johnson: Why is safety in professional sports not taken seriously?

By Ella Duggan, Assistant Opinion Editor
Published November 8, 2023

Opinions expressed in Beacon Op-Eds are not necessarily shared by the entire staff. It is the responsibility of Opinion editors to elevate each individual’s...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

Your favorite athlete is probably a terrible person

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large
Published March 22, 2023

At the end of January, the hockey world lost a man who, at the height of his career, earned the admiration of millions with his legendary playmaking on...

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Bruins on Boylston: It’s early, but the Bruins have all the pieces of a championship contender

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor
Published November 3, 2022

The last time the Boston Bruins lifted the Stanley Cup was 2011. It’s been just over a decade—not long compared to franchises that have been in limbo...

Five questions facing the Boston Bruins as preseason approaches

Five questions facing the Boston Bruins as preseason approaches

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor
Published September 21, 2022

With just weeks left before the start of the NHL season, one might be tempted to call the Boston Bruins predictable. In the last 15 years, the team...

Bruins: Reload or Rebuild?

Bruins: Reload or Rebuild?

By Brendan Beuregard
Published October 11, 2020

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Bruins: No need to panic over recent performances

Bruins: No need to panic over recent performances

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
Published November 20, 2019
November is not going according to plan for the Bruins, but there is no need for any fan or member of the organization to panic. The Bruins have a 4-2-3 record this month and are 2-2-3 in their last seven games, which is unimpressive, to say the least. 
Bruins: Lack of offensive production between lines is problematic

Bruins: Lack of offensive production between lines is problematic

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
Published October 17, 2019
The dominant first line of the Boston Bruins consistently carried the team through a slow offensive start to the season. Although offensive production increased since returning home from the West Coast trip to open the season, the first line is scoring the majority of Boston’s goals—something that is problematic.
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