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What to Expect in Nathan Horton’s Return to Boston
November 14th, 2013 at 1:22 PM
Nathan Horton's time as a member of the Boston Bruins was certainly never boring.  When the Boston Bruins acquired Horton from the Florida Panthers back in a 2010 deadline deal, nobody quite knew what to expect.  The brutish power forward was exactly what the B's were lacking at the time,...

Boston Bruins 2013-2014 Position Preview: Forwards
October 2nd, 2013 at 2:16 PM
If you haven't heard by now, the Boston Bruins made a few changes up front this offseason.  Gone are Tyler Seguin, Nathan Horton, Jaromir Jagr, and Rich Peverley.  In are new faces such as Louis Eriksson, Riley Smith, and Jarome Iginla amongst potential others.   Like it or not (and by now...

Boston Bruins Finalize Roster for 2013 NHL Regular Season Roster
September 30th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
After a short summer and a very bus camp the Boston Bruins have finalized their roster for the upcoming 2013 NHL regular season.  For a team that is the defending champion of the Eastern Conference, the B's front office made some major changes to the organizations forward ranks this offseason....

Why the Failed Trade for Jarome Iginla Has Benefited the Boston Bruins
September 26th, 2013 at 9:05 PM
There was plenty of outrage and shock throughout the hockey world last March when Jarome Iginla personally vetoed a trade to the Boston Bruins in favor of joining the Pittsburgh Penguins.  All throughout the night nearly every hockey news outlet, including this one, had Iginla making what was presumed to be his...

Boston Bruins Line Combinations for the First Day of Training Camp
September 13th, 2013 at 9:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday the Boston Bruins had their first full team skate as they took to the ice for training camp.  The Bruins have had some turn over (almost entirely up front), and have also welcomed back many familiar faces.  With expectations high for the 2013-2014 NHL season, the next couple...

The Big Questions Facing the Boston Bruins Entering Training Camp
September 12th, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** It seems like just yesterday that the Boston Bruins were exiting the ice at the TD Garden after a shocking season-ending defeat to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals.  After a short summer the B's were back at it today for the start of training...

Gregory Campbell Returns to Practice for the Boston Bruins
September 6th, 2013 at 7:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday Bruins forward Gregory Campbell took to the ice at a Bruins team skate.  You might remember that Campbell broke his leg blocking a shot from the point in the Bruins Game 3 win of the Eastern Conference Finals in early June.   Even though Campbell is weeks away from...

Boston Bruins Sign General Manager Peter Chiarelli to 4-Year Contract Extension
August 29th, 2013 at 7:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday the Boston Bruins inked general manager Peter Chiarelli a 4-year contract extension that should keep him in Boston through the 2017-2018 NHL season. Since Chiarelli took over for bleaguered GM Mike O'Connell, the Bruins have endured a remarkable reversal of fortune that brought the original franchise it's first Stanley Cup since 1972.  This...

Patrice Bergeron Recovery on Track, Expected to Be Ready for Training Camp
August 14th, 2013 at 3:01 PM
When the Stanley Cup Finals ended, the Boston Bruins and the rest of the NHL learned how much of a warrior Patrice Bergeron is. He had played through a broken rib, separated shoulder, torn cartilage, and a punctured lung. But now Bergeron is "95 percent back to where I'd like...

Why Niklas Svedberg Could Make the Boston Bruins Even Better in the 2013-2014 NHL Regular Season
August 14th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the departure of backup goalie Anton Khudobin to the Carolina Hurricanes by way of free agency, it has become clear that the responsibility of backing up Tuukka Rask has fallen on 23 year-old Niklas Svedberg. Khudobin had developed into a solid backup behind Rask, and in the abbreviated 2013...

Shawn Thornton Believes Tyler Seguin Will Become a Superstar
August 13th, 2013 at 3:18 PM
It's been over a month since the Boston Bruins sent Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars but he is still a topic of conversation. And with players starting to return from vacation in preparation for training camp, the questions about Seguin have started. Here's what Shawn Thornton had to say about...

Tuukka Rask Back in Boston, Preparing for Training Camp
August 12th, 2013 at 7:24 PM
It was a very short offseason for the Boston Bruins after reaching the Stanley Cup Finals but some of the team is already back in Boston getting ready for the upcoming season. And one of the Bruins already in Boston is star goalie Tuukka Rask. The 26-year old spent about...

Meet Boston Bruins’ New Division Opponents
August 10th, 2013 at 11:04 AM
With the NHL realigning for the start of the next season, the Boston Bruins are going to have some new division opponents. What was formerly known as the Northeast Division will be staying together while adding the Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lighting, and Detroit Red Wings. This new group has been...

Filling Out the Boston Bruins Third Line: Ryan Spooner
August 6th, 2013 at 12:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** At first glance there isn’t anything that truly stands out about Ryan Spooner.  At just 21 years of age, Spooner is listed at around 5’10 and anywhere between 160 and 175 lbs.  The only difference between Spooner and your average Joe on the street is that Spooner has a chance...

The Top Five 2013-2014 Off-Season Acquistions in the Eastern Conference
August 3rd, 2013 at 5:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the thinning of the NHL Free-Agent market, most teams across the league have a pretty good idea about how their roster is going to look heading into camp.  Even with a few veterans left for the taking, this dead period for the league provides for an opportunity to hand...

The Boston Bruins Weekly Recap: Looking at Which Players Will Be Playing at the 2014 Winter Olympics
July 26th, 2013 at 11:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** Even though it’s still the middle of July, the attention of the hockey world has already begun to tilt it’s collective eye toward the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  The so-called quiet portion of the off-season takes on new life, as the Boston Bruins roster has a number of...

Tuukka Rask, Loui Eriksson Invited to Olympic Camps
July 22nd, 2013 at 5:39 PM
Two more Boston Bruins have been invited to their respective countries Olympic camps. Tuukka Rask has been invited to Finland's camp while Loui Eriksson will be attending Sweden's. Both were expected to be invited and are expected to play in Sochi. Rask is going to have some stiff competition for the...

Bergeron, Lucic, Marchand Invited to Team Canada Camp
July 22nd, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Teams are starting to release their training camp rosters for the upcoming Sochi Olympics. So far Team USA, Team Canada, and Team Russia have released their rosters and there have been few surprises. So far, just three Boston Bruins have been invited to a camp. Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, and Milan...

Boston Bruins to Play Twenty-Seven Games on National Television
July 21st, 2013 at 3:52 PM
NBC has released it's schedule for televised games for 2013-2014 and the Boston Bruins will play 27 games that will appear on NBC, NBC Sports Network or the NHL Network. The Bruins will play one game on NBC, 11 on NBC Sports Network and 13 on NHL Network. There are...

Which Boston Bruins Could Be Headed to the Olympics in Sochi?
July 21st, 2013 at 11:13 AM
When the announcement came last week that the NHL was allowing it's players to participate in the Olympics, speculation instantly turned to who would be on the rosters. The Boston Bruins could be well represented in Sochi with players that are almost guaranteed to make their respective country teams and others...