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Boston Bruins Give Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg Contract Extension
October 4th, 2013 at 10:49 PM
On Tuesday, Boston Bruins general manager said that extending defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was "high on his list" of things to do.  On Wednesday, the Bruins officially announced that they had given their second best defenseman a four-year $16 million dollar extension.   After hoping around from four different teams, Seidenberg was...

Five Bold Predictions for the 2013-2014 Boston Bruins
October 2nd, 2013 at 6:54 PM
Last night the NHL regular season got under way, but for the Boston Bruins, the wait isn't quite over.  After a deep playoff run and a shortened off-season, the Bruins will take to the ice tomorrow for their regular season opener at home against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  The Bruins...

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...

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...

Boston Bruins Roster for 2013 Regular Season
October 1st, 2013 at 12:43 AM
With the Boston Bruins opener just two days away, the Bruins have made the official cuts for their roster heading into the 2013 NHL season.  Of course, some of the roster is subject to change as a result of injuries, performance, and the possibility of trades.  It will also be...

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...

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...

Boston Bruins Secure Team’s Future by Locking up Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron
July 16th, 2013 at 10:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the Boston Bruins signed Patrice Bergeron and Tuukka Rask to long-term contract extensions, Bruins' fans already had a pretty good idea of what they were getting. After a strong run to the Finals, Bergeron, the team’s assistant captain and do-it-all center, and Rask, the team’s now franchise goalie, were...

5 Questions – and Answers – About the Boston Bruins Offseason So Far
July 9th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Most teams that come within one game of winning the Stanley Cup often don’t do much overhauling with their roster, but such is not the case with the Boston Bruins.  In the weeks following the Bruins Stanley Cup Finals exit, the B’s have traded a once promising franchise forward (Tyler...

Boston Bruins Sign Four Depth Players
July 6th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
While the biggest news to come from the Boston Bruins was the signing of Jarome Iginla, the Bruins also added four more players. Peter Chiarelli signed Chad Johnson, Bobby Robins, Nick Johnson, and Mike Moore to increase the Bruins' depth. Robins, Nick Johnson, and Moore all signed two-way deals and are...

Boston Bruins Sign Jarome Iginla to a One-Year Deal
July 5th, 2013 at 8:10 PM
Better late than never. One year after turning down the Boston Bruins at the trade deadline, Jarome Iginla has changed his tune. He signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Bruins late on Friday. Jarome Iginla is a Boston Bruin. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013 While the deal can be $6...

Boston Bruins Trade Tyler Seguin to Dallas Stars for Loui Ericksson
July 4th, 2013 at 3:48 PM
Tyler Seguin has been officially traded. After rumors swirled around him during the NHL Draft, Peter Chiarelli has shipped him to Dallas. In total, seven players are on the move. The Boston Bruins send Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to the Dallas Stars and receive Loui Ericksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly...

Meet the Draft Picks: Forward Peter Cehlarik
July 2nd, 2013 at 1:44 PM
With the departure of power forward Nathan the Boston Bruins went into the 2013 NHL Draft looking to find a player that will develop in that same mold.  In the third round of the draft, Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli continued his teen youth movement by drafting winger Peter Cehlarik.  The...

Why Nathan Horton’s Decision not to Return to the Boston Bruins Benefits Both Sides
July 1st, 2013 at 3:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** When you go through a breakup, it is important to have some perspective.  More often than not the negatives that are associated with a split come rushing to the surface, but after a while, you start to see the benefits.   Such is the case with the Boston Bruins' split from...

The Swede is Free: Carl Soderberg Cleared to Come to Boston
April 13th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
UPDATE: The Bruins officially announced the signing of Carl Soderberg. It is a three-year, one-way contract that carries a $1 million cap hit a year. Soderberg is currently sorting out his visa and is expected to join the Bruins on Wednesday. "We are fortunate to get a player like Carl at...

Carl Soderberg not Coming to Boston, Forward not Released from Swedish Contract
April 11th, 2013 at 4:45 PM
There was just one thing standing in the way of Carl Soderberg coming to Boston. He only had to be released from his contract by the Swedish Hockey Federation. Everyone assumed that it was all but certain that he would be released. Carl Söderberg will not be released to the NHL,...

The Boston Bruins Weekly Recap: Jaromir Jagr, Great Goaltending, and the Latest Injury News
April 5th, 2013 at 11:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the course of the last week, the Boston Bruins have made significant news both on and off the ice.  After missing out on acquiring Calgary Flames forward, the Bruins traded for Dallas Stars right winger Jaromir Jagr.  The forty one year old Czech native instantly upgraded the Bruins offense,...

Linkoping Eliminated from Playoffs, Let Carl Soderberg Watch Begin
April 5th, 2013 at 4:25 PM
Carl Soderberg had expressed interest in joining the Boston Bruins once his Swedish team, Linkoping, had finished it's season. Well, the time has arrived. Linkoping was eliminated from the playoffs today and now we wait to see if Soderberg will be coming to Boston. Soderberg had 31 goals and 29 assists...

Boston Bruins Sign Matthew Lindblad, Will Report to Providence
April 5th, 2013 at 11:21 AM
The Boston Bruins have signed another college free agent. Matthew Lindblad has agreed to an entry-level deal with the Bruins. Lindlad played three seasons at Dartmouth College. In those three years, Lindlad scored 29 goals and 80 points in 89 games. Lindlad had 10 goals and 18 assists this season for the Big...

Patrice Bergeron Suffers a Concussion, Chris Kelly Expected Back Soon
April 3rd, 2013 at 6:57 PM
While much addition was being paid to the players that Peter Chiarelli was busy acquiring today, there was news about players already on the Bruins roster. Patrice Bergeron was officially diagnosed with a concussion after leaving last night's game in the second period while Chris Kelly is expected to be...