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Boston Sports Journal’s Bruins reporter Conor Ryan offers up weekly thoughts, opinions and analysis on all things surrounding the Black and Gold in “Poke The Bear” — a new podcast centered on the Original Six club. Each week, Conor and a number of guests offer in-depth breakdowns on the latest news surrounding the B’s — and having plenty of fun along the way. So sit back, grab a libation (or Dunks, no one’s judging here) and let’s talk some hockey.

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A highlight from Bruins-Capitals Series Preview & Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Bruins-Capitals Series Preview & Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Bruins-Capitals Series Preview & Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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What the Bruins Must Fix Before the Playoffs & NHL Botches Tom Wilson Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 8

What the Bruins Must Fix Before the Playoffs & NHL Botches Tom Wilson Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 8

What the Bruins Must Fix Before the Playoffs & NHL Botches Tom Wilson Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 8

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Will the Boston Bruins Ever Fix Their Power Play?

Will the Boston Bruins Ever Fix Their Power Play?

Will the Boston Bruins Ever Fix Their Power Play?

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A highlight from What the Bruins Must Fix Before the Playoffs & NHL Botches Tom Wilson Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from What the Bruins Must Fix Before the Playoffs & NHL Botches Tom Wilson Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from What the Bruins Must Fix Before the Playoffs & NHL Botches Tom Wilson Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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A highlight from Jeremy Swayman has Replaced Jaroslav Halak & What's the Ideal Third Line? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman has Replaced Jaroslav Halak & What's the Ideal Third Line? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman has Replaced Jaroslav Halak & What's the Ideal Third Line? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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Bruins' Goaltender Swayman in Line To Be the Backup

Bruins' Goaltender Swayman in Line To Be the Backup

Bruins' Goaltender Swayman in Line To Be the Backup

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Where will the Bruins Finish in the East? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

Where will the Bruins Finish in the East? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

Where will the Bruins Finish in the East? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

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Should the Bruins Be Concerned About Their Current Third Line?

Should the Bruins Be Concerned About Their Current Third Line?

Should the Bruins Be Concerned About Their Current Third Line?

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A highlight from Where will the Bruins Finish in the East? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Where will the Bruins Finish in the East? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Where will the Bruins Finish in the East? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 3 weeks ago

Taylor Hall Shows Flashes in his First Game With the Bruins

Taylor Hall Shows Flashes in his First Game With the Bruins

Taylor Hall Shows Flashes in his First Game With the Bruins

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A highlight from Evaluating Taylor Hall's First Bruins Game & The New-Look Third Line | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Evaluating Taylor Hall's First Bruins Game & The New-Look Third Line | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Evaluating Taylor Hall's First Bruins Game & The New-Look Third Line | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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Can Bruins Survive Without Charlie McAvoy & Trade Deadline Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 9

Can Bruins Survive Without Charlie McAvoy & Trade Deadline Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 9

Can Bruins Survive Without Charlie McAvoy & Trade Deadline Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 9

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A highlight from Can Bruins Survive Without Charlie McAvoy & Trade Deadline Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Can Bruins Survive Without Charlie McAvoy & Trade Deadline Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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Should Bruins be Concerned about Tuukka Rask & the Shayne Gostisbehere Dilemma | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

Should Bruins be Concerned about Tuukka Rask & the Shayne Gostisbehere Dilemma | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

Should Bruins be Concerned about Tuukka Rask & the Shayne Gostisbehere Dilemma | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

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A highlight from Should Bruins be Concerned about Tuukka Rask & the Shayne Gostisbehere Dilemma | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should Bruins be Concerned about Tuukka Rask & the Shayne Gostisbehere Dilemma | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should Bruins be Concerned about Tuukka Rask & the Shayne Gostisbehere Dilemma | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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A highlight from Should the Bruins Think Twice About Mattias Ekholm & Why Arizona Should be the Target | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Think Twice About Mattias Ekholm & Why Arizona Should be the Target | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Think Twice About Mattias Ekholm & Why Arizona Should be the Target | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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Is the Bruins Prospect Pool Underrated & Revisiting Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 7

Is the Bruins Prospect Pool Underrated & Revisiting Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 7

Is the Bruins Prospect Pool Underrated & Revisiting Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 7

Aired 2 months ago

A highlight from Is the Bruins Prospect Pool Underrated & Revisiting Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Is the Bruins Prospect Pool Underrated & Revisiting Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Is the Bruins Prospect Pool Underrated & Revisiting Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

Bold Predictions for the Bruins' 2021 Lineup

Bold Predictions for the Bruins' 2021 Lineup

Bold Predictions for the Bruins' 2021 Lineup

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A highlight from Bruins Scoring Woes Continue & Who They Should Acquire | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Bruins Scoring Woes Continue & Who They Should Acquire | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Bruins Scoring Woes Continue & Who They Should Acquire | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 6

Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 6

Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 6

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Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 5

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A highlight from Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Who's More Valuable to the Bruins: David Krejci or Matt Grzelcyk? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

Could a Jack Eichel Trade Land Him With the Boston Bruins?

Could a Jack Eichel Trade Land Him With the Boston Bruins?

Could a Jack Eichel Trade Land Him With the Boston Bruins?

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A highlight from Jack Eichel Trade Proposals & What's Next for Bruins on Defense? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jack Eichel Trade Proposals & What's Next for Bruins on Defense? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jack Eichel Trade Proposals & What's Next for Bruins on Defense? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago