31 Beats: Boston Bruins, ft. Fluto Shinzawa Hide Details

Elan Dubrofsky


In the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast’s 31 Beats series, Elan and Brian are on a league-wide odyssey to explore the fantasy present and future landscapes of each of the NHL’s 31 teams, gathering info by interviewing the people who know them best: beat writers!

Today, The Athletic’s Fluto Shinzawa tells us how much longer the Bruins can ride their top line, what happens to David Pastrnak when his linemates get older, what it’ll take to make secondary scoring actually happen in Boston, how the Bruins’ blueline outlook is kind of complicated right now, and whether Tuukka Rask really could retire after one more season (and who could be the next to take on his franchise goalie mantle). Fluto also tells us what he’s dreaming of fir his first post-pandemic dream meal.

Follow Fluto on Twitter @flutoshinzawa, and check out his work at The Athletic.

Players discussed on this episode include David Pastrnak, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, David Krejci, Jake DeBrusk, Ondrej Kase, Anders Bjork, Torey Krug, Zdeno Chara, Charlie McAvoy, Matt Grzelcyk, Tuukka Rask, Jaro Halak, Jeremy Swayman and more.

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