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Poke the Bear

167 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


The Impact of Charlie McAvoy & Early MVPs | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Poke The Bear with Conor Ryan Ep. 121

The Impact of Charlie McAvoy & Early MVPs

Presented by BetOnline 

Conor Ryan of Boston Sports Journal and Evan Marinofsky of New England Hockey Journal discuss Charlie McAvoy’s return and what it means to have him back on defense. The guys also get into just how important Connor Clifton has been. Plus, who are the early MVPs of this Bruins team? 

Conor Ryan

Bruins Beat Reporter for Boston Sports Journal 


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1:00 - Charlie McAvoy returned with a game-winner 

4:00 - So…how’d he look? 

8:00 - Could he be in the running for the Norris at the end of the year? 

11:00 - Connor Clifton has been one of the big surprises 

15:00 - Clifton gives this team incredible value 

18:00 - Conor’s MVP 

20:00 - Evan’s MVP 

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