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Poke the Bear

166 EpisodesProduced by Conor RyanWebsite'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… read more


Are the Bruins a Top Contender & Is David Krejci Still a Top-Six Center? | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Poke The Bear with Conor Ryan Ep. 108

Are the Bruins a Top Contender & Is David Krejci Still a Top-Six Center? 

Presented by BetOnline 


Conor Ryan of Boston Sports Journal and Evan Marinofsky of CLNS Media discuss the latest news surrounding the returns of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci. Are the Bruins now a top team in the East? The guys also get into the riskiness of signing Pavel Zacha to a one-year deal, when the Bruins may sign David Pastrnak and should teams be worried about the Islanders? 


Conor Ryan

Bruins Beat Reporter for Boston Sports Journal 


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3:00 - Where do the Bruins rank in the East? 

8:00 - David Krejci will play with David Pastrnak…right? 

14:30 - Is Krejci still a top-six center? 

18:00 - When David Pastrnak might sign 

23:00 - The riskiness of signing Pavel Zacha to just a one-year deal 

26:00 - Is Zacha the future No. 2 center after Krejci? 

29:00 - The Islanders could be a threat to the Wild Card now 

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