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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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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

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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 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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sidney Crosby to the Bruins Trade Fun & Bruins Expansion Draft Preview | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 10

Sidney Crosby to the Bruins Trade Fun & Bruins Expansion Draft Preview | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 10

Sidney Crosby to the Bruins Trade Fun & Bruins Expansion Draft Preview | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 10

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Sidney Crosby to the Bruins Trade Fun & Bruins Expansion Draft Preview | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan - burst 05

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A highlight from Sidney Crosby to the Bruins Trade Fun & Bruins Expansion Draft Preview | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Sidney Crosby to the Bruins Trade Fun & Bruins Expansion Draft Preview | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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Is the Lake Tahoe NHL tournament even going to happen?

Is the Lake Tahoe NHL tournament even going to happen?

Is the Lake Tahoe NHL tournament even going to happen?

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A highlight from Is Lake Tahoe going to even happen & Biggest Bruins surprises | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Is Lake Tahoe going to even happen & Biggest Bruins surprises | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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A highlight from How will postponed games help Bruins & Brad Marchand's case for the Hart Trophy | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How will postponed games help Bruins & Brad Marchand's case for the Hart Trophy | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from How will postponed games help Bruins & Brad Marchand's case for the Hart Trophy | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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How Will Postponed Games Help The Boston Bruins?

How Will Postponed Games Help The Boston Bruins?

How Will Postponed Games Help The Boston Bruins?

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A highlight from What's Wrong with Jake DeBrusk & Preparing for Zdeno Chara to Play the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from What's Wrong with Jake DeBrusk & Preparing for Zdeno Chara to Play the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from What's Wrong with Jake DeBrusk & Preparing for Zdeno Chara to Play the Bruins | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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A highlight from Focusing on Bruins Positives to Start the Season | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Focusing on Bruins Positives to Start the Season | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

A highlight from Focusing on Bruins Positives to Start the Season | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

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