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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


Jeremy Swayman Returns & Reviewing Preseason Predictions | Poke the Bear w/ Conor Ryan

Poke The Bear with Conor Ryan Ep. 122

Jeremy Swayman Returns & Reviewing Preseason Predictions 

Presented by BetOnline 

Conor Ryan of Boston Sports Journal and Evan Marinofsky of New England Hockey Journal discuss Jeremy Swayman’s return and what that means for Linus Ullmark. The guys also get into what the Bruins should do with Craig Smith AND it’s time to check in with the preseason predictions. 

Conor Ryan

Bruins Beat Reporter for Boston Sports Journal 


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1:00 - Jeremy Swayman is back 

4:00 - Managing Linus Ullmark’s workload 

10:00 - What to do with Craig Smith 

13:00 - Time to review some preseason predictions 

16:00 - Conor had a bad prediction…but everyone else had as well 

20:00 - Brad Marchand has NOT taken a step back 

27:00 - Guess what prediction does look good so far 

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