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Black and gold see red in brawl over meal expenses at tax court

Thursday, October 22, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Jeff Buckstein

The Boston Bruins are preparing to go into the corners with a new and very different opponent this National Hockey League season.

In what could be a precedent-setting case with wide-ranging implications if the Bruins are successful, owner Jeremy Jacobs recently filed a petition in U.S. Tax Court questioning Tax Code provisions that limit his team to a deduction of 50 per cent of its pregame team hotel meal expenses while on the road.

As reported in several media outlets, the Bruins argue that they should...