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  1. 1. Who is your least favorite Boston Bruin?

    • Milan Lucic
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    • Zdeno Chara
    • Brad Marchand
    • Shawn Thornton
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    • Claude Julien


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With the Bruins in town and Lucic dirtying it up all night, it made me wonder whether I dislike him the most. Then I saw Julien crying on the bench. Then RDS showed the replay of Chara breaking Pacioretty's neck, which reminded me of Thornton sucker-punching Orpik on the ice. The thought of a guy lying on the ice made me think of Brad Marchand, the hypocritical diver. It's a hard choice...

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I went for Julien as well. It may also be a bit of a jealousy thing since I do think he's a talented coach, but boy of boy do his press conferences put me on edge. I swear that, somewhere, an angel loses its wings every time Claude Julien says the word "embellishment".

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Where's the " All of the above" option??

Haha that's what I was looking for. Oh man nvm I just realized Chara was on it. You're all probably going to stone me, but I like him. *Goes in hiding*

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Chara by a mile.

now, if you were to ask the question: which Bruin would you most like to have on your team, my answer would once again be chara.

Oh now that would have been a really interesting question, especially since we'd have to pick someone :lol:. Chara would be my choice too :P.

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Chara by a mile.

now, if you were to ask the question: which Bruin would you most like to have on your team, my answer would once again be chara.

My answer for the poll was also Chara because I will never forget what he did to Pacioretty. As much as I hate the personalities and antics of the others, I can't rank them ahead of a player who deliberately tried to injure another player and almost killed him by breaking his neck.

As far as which of those players I'd want on my team, I'd actually take Lucic. A couple of years ago, the answer would have been Chara, but I think he's past his prime. He still provides size and a shot and so on, but he looks like a pylon at least once or twice every game and he's terrible at fishing pucks out of the corner because they seem to get lost in his feet.

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This one was tough, especially after reading some of the responses.

I've never forgotten the 'Chara Incident' but I don't think, in all honesty, he intended to injure Pacioretty as much as it turned out. Sure, he wanted to hurt him. And sure, he was pretty callous afterwards. He could've shown some concern but I think Chara is - more often than not - a classier guy on and off the ice than Marchand, who was my selection for this poll.

Marchand would've skated back to Pacioretty's prone body and posed over top of him.

If you look at the "Personal" sections of their respective Wikipedia articles, you'll note Chara's ambassadorship for Right to Play amongst detials about his life outside of hockey compared to a whole lot of crap about Marchand's nicknames: 'Nose Face Killah', 'Little Ball of Hate'. To me, that says enough.

It's not my place to forgive Chara and I'm not sure I ever would but I like to think there's a piece of him that feels bad about the severity of the result of his actions.

I'll wager good money Marchand still brings it up excitedly before and after games against the Habs and Chara would just rather not talk about it anymore.

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I have no real issue with any of the Bruins, I suppose Marchand is the most annoying on the ice but in general, whatever. So none of the above. Wish a few of those guys were in Montreal though, especially the coach since we had him and blew it.

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This one was tough, especially after reading some of the responses.

I've never forgotten the 'Chara Incident' but I don't think, in all honesty, he intended to injure Pacioretty as much as it turned out. Sure, he wanted to hurt him. And sure, he was pretty callous afterwards. He could've shown some concern but I think Chara is - more often than not - a classier guy on and off the ice than Marchand, who was my selection for this poll.

Marchand would've skated back to Pacioretty's prone body and posed over top of him.

If you look at the "Personal" sections of their respective Wikipedia articles, you'll note Chara's ambassadorship for Right to Play amongst detials about his life outside of hockey compared to a whole lot of crap about Marchand's nicknames: 'Nose Face Killah', 'Little Ball of Hate'. To me, that says enough.

It's not my place to forgive Chara and I'm not sure I ever would but I like to think there's a piece of him that feels bad about the severity of the result of his actions.

I'll wager good money Marchand still brings it up excitedly before and after games against the Habs and Chara would just rather not talk about it anymore.

And I thought I was the only one who believed Chara didn't intend to hurt Patches the way it was led to look. I seriously can't imagine how anyone could compare him or put him higher than Lucic and Marchand. It seems Lucic deliberately tries to hurt players every single game, there's no quitting with him. The crazy part is that Lucic is so friendly off the ice. Mind blowing. He deserves as Oscar for his on ice resume.

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It's kind of funny to see the disparity in everyone's opinions :). For example, I wouldn't really say that I dislike Lucic very much at all. Or Thorton for that matter, when it comes down to it. He seems like a bit of a jerk and he plays for a team that I don't like, but I think that if he played for, say, Dallas or something I wouldn't even think twice about him.

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My answer for the poll was also Chara because I will never forget what he did to Pacioretty. As much as I hate the personalities and antics of the others, I can't rank them ahead of a player who deliberately tried to injure another player and almost killed him by breaking his neck

As far as which of those players I'd want on my team, I'd actually take Lucic. A couple of years ago, the answer would have been Chara, but I think he's past his prime. He still provides size and a shot and so on, but he looks like a pylon at least once or twice every game and he's terrible at fishing pucks out of the corner because they seem to get lost in his feet.

The bruin I'd most want on the Habs is Bergeron, but out of this poll, I'm not sure.
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The bruin I'd most want on the Habs is Bergeron, but out of this poll, I'm not sure.

From the poll I'd choose Chara, but if I could choose any Bruin I'd also choose Bergy. Quality player and quality guy. He's definitely wearing the wrong colours.

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Well I know what Ryan Miller's answer would be :lol:.

[link removed: sorry to spoil the fun, but the link is a violation of our code of conduct]

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