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First Week of November Will Be Reunion Week for Boston Bruins
November 4th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
Even though we are in the early days of the NHL calendar, there will be no shortage of intrigue in the Boston Bruins three matchups this week.  Boston has had a ton of success in recent years, but not all of the players that have been involved in those seasons'...

The 2013-2014 NHL Atlantic Division Preview
October 1st, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2013-2014 NHL Season will be the first that introduces the new divisional and playoff formats.  Unlike some teams, much of the Bruins divisional opponents will remain the same.  The new Atlantic division will be comprised of the former Northeast division, with a few additions.  Those new additions come in...

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 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...

Help Pick Tuukka Rask’s Goalie Pads for Next Season
August 14th, 2013 at 5:30 PM
photo credit: MR_53 via photopin cc Tuukka Rask has already received a new contract and now it's time for him to get some new pads for next season. And he's looking for help. There are five options for fans to vote on. From InGoal Magazine: Thanks to the magic of social media and the good folks at...

Report: Gary Bettman Pushing for NHL Expansion to Seattle
July 31st, 2013 at 7:16 PM
Expansion may be coming to the NHL sooner than expected. With the Coyotes staying in Phoenix, Gary Bettman is reportedly pushing for Seattle to get the next NHL team. Mitch Levy, a talk show host on KJR in Seattle, reported that Bettman is "encouraging the board of governors to make an expansion...

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...

Patrice Bergeron Leading NESN’s ‘Face of Boston Sports’ Vote
July 24th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
With reports surfacing that Dustin Pedroia has signed a long term extension with the Boston Red Sox, NESN decided to see who the fans thought was the face of Boston sports. The nominees are Pedroia (Red Sox), Tom Brady (New England Patriots), David Ortiz (Red Sox), Rajon Rando (Boston Celtics), and...

NHL Players to Participate in 2014 Olympics
July 19th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
It took longer than many expected but it's now official; NHL players will be taking part in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The league will break from Feb. 9 to Feb. 26 to allow the players to participate. "The National Hockey League features the most international player population in professional...

NHL Schedule Release Delayed Another Day
July 18th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Update (5:36 p.m.) Bill Daly has said that the NHL is still working on an agreement to send NHL players to the Olympics. It has to be agreed to by the NHL, NHLPA, International Olympic Committee, and the International Hockey Federation. "There has been no final agreement on the terms of...

Top Moments of Boston Bruins’ Season: Season Finally Begins
July 16th, 2013 at 2:46 PM
With free agency quieting down after a frenzy on the first down and the Boston Bruins not expecting to make any more moves, its time to look back at the season that was. While it didn't end the way the Bruins and their fans wanted, it was still filled with...

Boston Bruins Fire Director of Amatuer Scouting Wayne Smith
July 16th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In an odd move, Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins have fired Director of Amateur Scouting Wayne Smith. This is a strange move considering the strong prospects that the Bruins have coming through the system. "We wanted to freshen up our amateur scouting and shift things a little bit and we felt this...

Henrik Lundqvist Blames ‘Lucky Bounces’ for New York Rangers Struggles Vs Boston Bruins
May 23rd, 2013 at 4:42 PM
The Boston Bruins are one win away from sweeping the New York Rangers. But according to Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, the only reason the Bruins are in this position are because of "lucky bounces." "I've looked at a few games, and they definitely got some lucky bounces," Lundqvist said. 'Last game...

AHL: Providence Bruins Head into Playoffs as Top Seed for First Time Since 2009
April 22nd, 2013 at 1:03 PM
For the first time since the 2008-2009 season, the Providence Bruins are going back to the playoffs. And they're going into the playoffs as the AHL's top seed after finishing the regular season with 105 points. The Bruins have won nine straight games will face the Hershey Bears in the first...

Anton Volchenkov Suspended Four Games for Hit to Brad Marchand’s Head
April 11th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
The NHL has announced today that Anton Volchenkov has been suspended four games for a hit during last game between the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils. Volchenkov hit Brad Marchand in the back of Marchand's head with his elbow in the second period. Marchand was obviously dazed by the hit and...

Boston Bruins Make Excuses After Last Minute Power Play Embarrassment
April 7th, 2013 at 11:55 AM
The Boston Bruins had a golden opportunity to tie last night's game against the Montreal Canadiens. They were given a power play with under a minute left. That power play accumulated zero shots on goal in nearly a minute and was the arguably the worse power play the Bruins have...

NHL Realignment Approved for Next Season
March 14th, 2013 at 1:32 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved a realignment plan for next season. The plan sends the Detroit Red Wings and the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Eastern Conference and the Winnipeg Jets to the Western Conference in the new four division format. The divisions are: Division A: Anaheim, Calgary, Edmonton, Los...

Outdoor Game Could Return to Boston in 2014
February 24th, 2013 at 1:24 PM
It looks like the NHL could be adding more outdoor games to the schedule in 2014. And Boston is on the list of potential cities. According to the Fourth Period this comes as a response to the 2013 Winter Classic in Detroit was canceled. The 2014 Winter Classic has been rescheduled...

NHL, NHLPA Discussing New Realignment Plan
February 24th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
CBC's Elliotte Friedman has reported that the NHL and NHLPA have been working on a new realignment plan. According to Friedman, the new plan calls for four new conferences, two eight team conferences and two seven team conferences. The conferences would like the following. Conference 1: Carolina, Columbus, New Jersey, NY Islanders, NY Rangers,...

Boston Bruins Fans Ranked Fourth Most Engaged in NHL
February 20th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
TicketCity released it's rankings of the 10 most engaged fan bases in the NHL and Boston Bruins fans are fourth on the list. Only Toronto, Montreal and Pittsburgh are ranked higher. The list was compiled using an algorithm that measured fan activity in various ways, including ticket prices, social media activity...