About the station

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 What will Bruins do at center and other mailbag questions

A highlight from What will Bruins do at center and other mailbag questions

A highlight from What will Bruins do at center and other mailbag questions

Aired 2 d ago

A highlight from Don Sweeney is Coming Back & The Future of Bruce Cassidy is Uncertain | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Don Sweeney is Coming Back & The Future of Bruce Cassidy is Uncertain | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Don Sweeney is Coming Back & The Future of Bruce Cassidy is Uncertain | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired Last week

A highlight from How the Bruins Can Beat the Hurricanes | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Bruins Can Beat the Hurricanes | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Bruins Can Beat the Hurricanes | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 weeks ago

A highlight from Can the Bruins come back against the Hurricanes? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Can the Bruins come back against the Hurricanes? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Can the Bruins come back against the Hurricanes? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 3 weeks ago

A highlight from How the Bruins Match Up with the Hurricanes | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Bruins Match Up with the Hurricanes | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Bruins Match Up with the Hurricanes | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired Last month

A highlight from How the Bruins Can Win in the Postseason & Strong Returns in Providence | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Bruins Can Win in the Postseason & Strong Returns in Providence | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Bruins Can Win in the Postseason & Strong Returns in Providence | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired Last month

A highlight from Who Should Win 7th Player & Biggest Questions Down the Stretch | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Who Should Win 7th Player & Biggest Questions Down the Stretch | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Who Should Win 7th Player & Biggest Questions Down the Stretch | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired Last month

A highlight from Should the Bruins Prioritize Rest or Playoff Positioning? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Prioritize Rest or Playoff Positioning? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Prioritize Rest or Playoff Positioning? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired Last month

A highlight from Should the Bruins be Worried About Loss to Maple Leafs & Changes on Defense | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins be Worried About Loss to Maple Leafs & Changes on Defense | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins be Worried About Loss to Maple Leafs & Changes on Defense | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

A highlight from Could Fabian Lysell Play in Boston this Season & The Jake DeBrusk Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Could Fabian Lysell Play in Boston this Season & The Jake DeBrusk Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Could Fabian Lysell Play in Boston this Season & The Jake DeBrusk Situation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

A highlight from How the Trade Market Looks for the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Trade Market Looks for the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How the Trade Market Looks for the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

A highlight from Breaking Down All Trade Rumors Surrounding the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Breaking Down All Trade Rumors Surrounding the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Breaking Down All Trade Rumors Surrounding the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 2 months ago

A highlight from Should the Bruins Still Trade Jake DeBrusk & Jeremy Swayman in the Calder Conversation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Still Trade Jake DeBrusk & Jeremy Swayman in the Calder Conversation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Still Trade Jake DeBrusk & Jeremy Swayman in the Calder Conversation | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 3 months ago

A highlight from Jake DeBrusk on the First Line & Is Filip Forsberg a Fit? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jake DeBrusk on the First Line & Is Filip Forsberg a Fit? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jake DeBrusk on the First Line & Is Filip Forsberg a Fit? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 3 months ago

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman Makes Statement vs. Rangers & Charlie Coyles New Line is Working | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman Makes Statement vs. Rangers & Charlie Coyles New Line is Working | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman Makes Statement vs. Rangers & Charlie Coyles New Line is Working | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 3 months ago

A highlight from Tuukka Rasks Legacy & The Future of the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Tuukka Rasks Legacy & The Future of the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Tuukka Rasks Legacy & The Future of the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 3 months ago

A highlight from Kicking Tires on Conor Garland & Players Who Need to Rebound in the Second Half | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Kicking Tires on Conor Garland & Players Who Need to Rebound in the Second Half | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Kicking Tires on Conor Garland & Players Who Need to Rebound in the Second Half | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 4 months ago

A highlight from Should the Bruins Pursue a Trade for J.T. Miller? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Pursue a Trade for J.T. Miller? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Should the Bruins Pursue a Trade for J.T. Miller? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 4 months ago

A highlight from Do the Bruins Need to Focus More on Upgrading Defense at the Deadline? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Do the Bruins Need to Focus More on Upgrading Defense at the Deadline? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Do the Bruins Need to Focus More on Upgrading Defense at the Deadline? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 4 months ago

A highlight from Long-term Expectations for Tuukka Rasks Season in Boston | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Long-term Expectations for Tuukka Rasks Season in Boston | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Long-term Expectations for Tuukka Rasks Season in Boston | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 4 months ago

A highlight from David Pastrnak is Hitting His Stride and Oskar Steen is Carving out a Role | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from David Pastrnak is Hitting His Stride and Oskar Steen is Carving out a Role | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from David Pastrnak is Hitting His Stride and Oskar Steen is Carving out a Role | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 5 months ago

A highlight from Alternatives to the Olympics & Previewing the Bruins Second Half | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Alternatives to the Olympics & Previewing the Bruins Second Half | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Alternatives to the Olympics & Previewing the Bruins Second Half | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 5 months ago

A highlight from Some Christmas Wishes For the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Some Christmas Wishes For the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Some Christmas Wishes For the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 5 months ago

A highlight from COVID is Back and Its Impacting the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from COVID is Back and Its Impacting the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from COVID is Back and Its Impacting the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 5 months ago

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman Looks Like a Starter & Bruins Need to Break Up the Top Line | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman Looks Like a Starter & Bruins Need to Break Up the Top Line | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Jeremy Swayman Looks Like a Starter & Bruins Need to Break Up the Top Line | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Aired 6 months ago