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The Optional Skate EP 68: Bruins Place In Boston Sports

8/23/2018
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The 2018 Boston Sports survey that is conducted by Channel Media and Market Research had its results revealed this week. The Bruins rank fourth among the five major sports teams in Boston (Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Revolution). Today Greg talks about why that shouldn't be a surprise to Bruins fans and should speak about the Celtics than the Bruins themselves. He also touches on his Jake DeBrusk thoughts from his "Spiciest Bruins Take" tweet to Colin Beswick.

Duration:00:32:32

The Optional Skate EP 67: Rick Middleton's Retirement

8/9/2018
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"Nifty" Rick Middleton is getting his number (finally) retired by the Boston Bruins. We talk about why people seem upset by it. The Athletic wrote a couple of articles re: the Bruins management and prospect system and we break them down.

Duration:00:42:32

The Optional Skate EP 66: Depth, Chicken Parm and Sweaters

7/26/2018
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What would it take to get Artemi Panarin in a Boston Bruins jersey? Pizz and Greg talk about what the Bruins could send Columbus. They also rank all the third jerseys that have been unveiled so far and divuldge in some chicken parm talk.

Duration:00:49:55

The Optional Skate EP 59: Clusterfudge

4/17/2018
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We're recapping Games 1 and 2 in Boston and while we're also watching Game 3 live! It is a practice in multitasking that we all failed! We talk about the Bruins biggest strengths and weakness, but eventually breaks down into us assuring one another the Bruins are fine. Have you ever wondered what it's like to watch a game with us? Now wonder no more!

Duration:00:54:35

The Optional Skate EP 58: Bring On The Maple Leafs!

4/10/2018
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The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are set for a first round date and we're ready with our massive 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs primer! Find out who we're picking in this series, what's the Maple Leafs biggest strength against Boston is and who Boston looks when stacked up side-by-side against Toronto Lastly, we're looking at all the first round matchups and who we believe will be hoisting Lord Stanley's Cup in June!

Duration:01:10:36

The Optional Skate EP 57: Ending The Regular Season

4/5/2018
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The Bruins' regular season is coming to an end and we're looking at the last five games for the Bruins. With a magic number of 5, we're breaking down the possibilities of who the Bruins will face in the first round. We also speculate on Brandon Carlo's injury (now reported to be a fractured left ankle) and what our ideal pairings are going into the playoffs.

Duration:00:48:52

The Optional Skate EP 55: The Ryan Donato Show

3/22/2018
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Ryan Donato has signed with the Boston Bruins and we are here to talk about it! We also touch on the Bruins burning a year of eligibility with their youngsters to sign them for a potential playoff push

Duration:00:28:51

The Optional Skate EP 54: Mr. Marchand's Wonderful Week

3/15/2018
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Brad Marchand has had a heck of a week. Despite being fined $2,000 and involved in a questionable incident with Anthony Duclair, Brad Marchand was also named the second star of the week in the NHL. We also touch on the benefits of the Rick Nash trade and why people need to let Ryan Spooner go.

Duration:00:52:09

The Optional Skate EP 53: Injuries A-Plenty

3/8/2018
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The Boston Bruins are enduring some injuries with some very high-profile guys. How will the team fare as they cruise into the end of the regular season? With the regular season over in fantasy hockey, Greg and Pizz go over their fantasy hockey MVPs and busts for both skaters and goalies.

Duration:01:43:46

The Optional Skate EP 51: Draft It, Trade It, Repeat As Necessary.

2/23/2018
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This week the boys sit down and discuss the upcoming trade deadline, how drafting isn't an exact science, Abe Lincoln and more! Also included: Milan Lucic, for some reason.

Duration:01:01:16

The Optional Skate EP 50: Chara, Cheesecake and Maroons

2/15/2018
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This week we're talking about the NHL trade deadline and the possibility of the Boston Bruins landing either Patrick Maroon from Edmonton or Ryan McDonagh from New York. We also go off the rails and discuss our favorite types of cakes and cheese and even cheesecakes. Lastly, Greg gives his nicknames for Don Sweeney.

Duration:00:49:29

The Optional Skate EP 49: Hockey Is For Everyone

2/8/2018
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With the New England Patriots losing the Super Bowl, many will flock to the black and gold and we think that's okay. Hockey is for everyone.

Duration:00:32:20

The Optional Skate EP 48: Streak Breaking

2/1/2018
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Two-time All Star, Brad Marchand, has been suspended and we're talking about the impact it'll have on the Bruins. It's also time to predict when the streak will end and that's okay.

Duration:00:45:15

The Optional Skate EP 47: Charlie McAvoy's SVT

1/24/2018
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Charlie McAvoy was diagnosed with Supraventricular Tachycardia and had a procedure done on his heart. While young Charles will be fine, it'll be interesting to see how the Bruins handle the change. With defensemen possibly playing above their talent level, will the Bruins be able to continue their winning ways? Each podcast member ranks their top 3 NHL All-Star Game jerseys.

Duration:01:00:42

The Optional Skate EP 46: Awful All Star Jerseys

1/18/2018
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With the All-Star game looming and the Bruins coming off of a bye week, this is the perfect time to get into the nitty gritty about sweaters. Greg and Robb - two jersey snobs - talk about the current All-Star game sweaters and of sweaters past. They also talk about the Bruins two last games and how people who are disappointed with losing in overtime need to get over themselves.

Duration:00:35:23

The Optional Skate EP 45: Patrice Bergeron and the #GetPoints Movement

1/11/2018
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Patrice Bergeron is had himself quite a weekend as the Boston Bruins continue to cruise in the beginning of 2018. We talk about the #GetPoints line explosion in the beginning of 2018 and why the Bruins are cruising right now.

Duration:00:23:17

The Optional Skate EP 44: A December To Remember

1/4/2018
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The Bruins have finished one of the best December's in recent years. What's changed from October has been a few different things and we're going to talk about them today. Also, another look at Danton Heinen and some shocking numbers, especially his time on ice when compared to the rest of the rookie crop.

Duration:00:22:21

The Optional Skate EP 43: The Curious Tale of Danton Heinen

12/21/2017
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It's time to mention how amazing Danton Heinen has been playing! With Charlie McAvoy the talk of the town, why are so many people overlooking how well Heinen has been playing? We also touch on Star Wars fandom in our Airing of Grievances segment. Are you kidding me with this petition, people?

Duration:00:51:18

The Optional Skate EP 42: A Major Days of Y'Orr Announcement!

12/19/2017
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We have a major Days of Y'Orr announcement for you. No, we're not retiring but we're going to be changing up what we're doing. It's time for Days of Y'Orr to evolve and we want you to come with us. We also gush about Charlie McAvoy and how good he's been with the Bruins. Lastly, our Airing of Grievences focuses on people who don't respond to fantasy hockey trade proposals (Justin).

Duration:00:57:09

The Optional Skate EP 41: The Young and The Old

12/14/2017
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We're so god damn sick about talking about the Bruins' goaltending so it's time for Bree and Pizz to rage about it. While the Bruins are becoming a younger team, they're only competitive when the old guard is there to compliment the kids. When the kids are left to their own devices, it's loss city. "The Airing of Grievances " People suck, Christmas rules.

Duration:00:26:11