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What the Season-Ending ACL Injury to Dennis Seidenberg Means for the Boston Bruins
January 3rd, 2014 at 3:12 PM
For most teams in the NHL, losing a defenseman like Dennis Seidenberg for the season would be a crippling blow. For the first-place Boston Bruins, the injury to one of their top two blue liners is just another hurdle to overcome in a season that has seen the press-box become...

Bruins Defenseman Dougie Hamilton to Miss 2-4 Weeks with ‘Lower-Body’ Injury
December 11th, 2013 at 11:51 PM
On Wednesday, Bruins head coach Claude Julien told reporters that defenseman Dougie Hamilton would miss 2-4 weeks with he described as a "lower-body" injury. Hamilton suffered the injury in the first period against the Maple Leafs on Sunday night.  He did not return to the ice from the locker room, and after...

Boston Bruins Injury Updates: Hamilton Out a Week, Miller Likely to Return Against Flames
December 9th, 2013 at 2:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** On Tuesday the hits just kept coming for the Boston Bruins.  On Saturday the Bruins lost forwards Louis Eriksson (concussion) and Chris Kelly (broken ankle) to long term injuries. Kelly is expected to be out anywhere from six to eight weeks.  Eriksson's situation is somewhat more precarious.  The head shot from...

Short-Handed Boston Bruins Dominate Maple Leafs 5-2
December 9th, 2013 at 1:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** Just two months into this season, the Boston Bruins have been decimated by injuries, but that didn't stop them from cruising past division-rival Toronto 5-2 on Sunday night.  Boston was coming of an emotionally violent clash with the Penguins on Saturday night, so it was hard to know what to expect...

Boston Bruins Place Center Chris Kelly on IR with Broken Ankle
December 8th, 2013 at 8:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** After suffering a broken ankle as a result of a slash from Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis, Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly was placed on long-term injured reserve.  As of now, Kelly is expected to miss six to eight weeks.   The B's third line center did not travel with the team...

Gregory Campbell Could Play in Boston Bruins Third Preseason Game Vs. Detroit Red Wings
September 18th, 2013 at 5:08 PM
It appears as though center Gregory Campbell could return for Thursday's preseason matchup with the Detroit Red Wings.  Campbell is recovering from a broken leg that he suffered in last spring's Eastern Conference Finals versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Campbell was already ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation process, but B's head...

Shawn Thornton Hoping Gregory Campbell “ready to Go for the Start of the Camp”
August 12th, 2013 at 4:05 PM
Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton hosted his annual "Putts and Punches" golf tournament today. The tournament benefits the Shawn Thornton Foundation, the American Parkinson Disease Association and the Boston Bruins Foundation. While there Thornton spoke about seeing Gregory Campbell recently and the progress the injured center has made. "He was at...

Patrice Bergeron Reveals His ‘Body Injury’
June 25th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
When Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien said that Patrice Bergeron was suffering from a 'body injury', many thought it was just a way to say he was hurt without giving specifics. It turns out, that was pretty accurate. After losing Game 6 Monday night, Bergeron reveled that he had...

Patrice Bergeron Leaves Game 5 with Injury
June 23rd, 2013 at 10:51 AM
The Boston Bruins had bigger concerns than just losing Game 5 last night. Patrice Bergeron, arguably the Bruins best and most important player, was on the ice for just 6:06 before leaving with an injury early in the second period. It only got worse for Bruins fans at it was...

Thornton, Paille Inch Closer to a Return
February 7th, 2013 at 3:04 PM
Both Shawn Thornton and Daniel Paille returned to the ice today for a partial team practice. Brad Marchand did not practice today but did practice on Tuesday in Montreal. All three are dealing with injuries. Thornton, who suffered a concussion against Buffalo, has been cleared for practice and contact. It is...

Marchand Out Tonight, Spooner to Make NHL Debut
February 6th, 2013 at 2:17 PM
Brad Marchand has been officially ruled out for tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens. In his place, Ryan Spooner will make his NHL debut. 'We're going to keep our fingers crossed that he's in next game," Claude Julien said. "He's that close. It's a matter of days here. It's not as...

Thornton and Paille not Playing Against Montreal
February 5th, 2013 at 5:33 PM
Shawn Thornton and Daniel Paille were officially ruled out for tomorrow night's game at Montreal. Neither one made the trip to Montreal today. This means that Jamie Tardif and Lane MacDermid will likely play another game on the fourth line with Gregory Campbell. It is still unclear if Brad Marchand will...

Thornton, Paille to Miss Saturday’s Game Vs Toronto
February 1st, 2013 at 3:49 PM
Shawn Thornton and Daniel Paille have both been ruled out of Saturday night's game at Toronto. The Bruins have recalled Jamie Tardif on an emergency basis. Thornton has been diagnosed with a concussion and will miss seven to 10 days, but as Bruins fans know all too well, it could be...

Tuukka Rask Injured in Czech Republic
October 24th, 2012 at 11:34 AM
Tuukka Rask, the heir apparent to Tim Thomas in net this season, injured his groin playing for Plzen in the Czech Republic. According to Roman Jedlicka Rask played the first period of Plzen's game but wasn't seen at the start of the second.  ***PHOTO1*** The good news is that Rask said it was...

Marc Savard: “No Comeback in the Foreseeable Future”
October 23rd, 2012 at 1:53 PM
Yesterday Marc Savard announced via Twitter that there was "no comeback in the foreseeable future" in his attempt to recover from a concussion. Savard's hasn't played since suffering the concussion on Jan. 23, 2011, his second in a 10 month span. "For the fans that keep asking there is no comeback in...

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli: Marc Savard Out for 2011-2012, Possibly Forever
September 2nd, 2011 at 10:23 PM
Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli delivered the news that Bruins fans had been dreading, but expecting, for the entire off-season:  forward Marc Savard, one of the most talented members of the Boston Bruins, will not be ready to play at all this season due to lingering effects of two concussions...

Nathan Horton: I’m Symptom-Free, Ready for Training Camp
August 26th, 2011 at 2:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** Boston Bruins right-winger Nathan Horton, sidelined for the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals with a concussion due to a crushing hit by Vancouver Canuck Aaron Rome, was supporting his teammate Milan Lucic by taking part in Lucic's second annual Rock and Jock celebrity softball game at LaLacheur Park in Lowell, MA...

Hockey World Mourns Jet Rick Rypien
August 16th, 2011 at 4:43 PM
Rick Rypien looked for all the world that his troubles were behind him.  After needing to take significant time off this past season, the former Canuck was said to have struggled with personal issues rumored to be related to depression. But after an off-season during which he appeared to have addressed...

Montreal Police Complete Investigation into Pacioretty/Chara Case, Hand Over to Prosecution
August 12th, 2011 at 12:15 AM
Yesterday, the Montreal Police completed their investigation of Boston Bruin D Zdeno Chara and sent the case to the Crown Prosecutor, which is standard operating procedure in Canadian jurisprudence. ***PHOTO1*** At this point it is up to the prosecution as to whether or not the Province of Ontario will file charges against...

For Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara, Legal “Troubles” May Soon Be Over
August 5th, 2011 at 3:51 PM
Boston Bruin D Zdeno Chara's March 8th hit on Montreal LW Max Pacioretty into a stanchion resulted in a concussion and broken neck vertebra for Pacioretty, and a 5-minute major boarding penalty and a game misconduct for Chara. It was an unfortunate hit for Pacioretty, and out of character for Chara,...