Category: ‘Defensemen’

Why Boston Bruins Defenseman Torey Krug Deserved to Make the U.S. Olympic Roster
January 3rd, 2014 at 5:16 PM
When the U.S. Men's National team announced their roster at the Winter Classic on New Years Day, there were more than a few surprises in regards to players that were left off of the team. Coming into the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the United States has a deeper pool...

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 Rally to Beat Pittsburgh Penguins in Wild 3-2 Finish
December 8th, 2013 at 2:57 PM
***VIDEO1*** On Saturday night, the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins added another grizzly chapter to their recent rivalry.  The big story in this game should have been about the Bruins remarkable third period comeback that saw the black and gold score two goals in the games' final two minutes. The tough reality...

What the Emergence of Defenseman Torey Krug Means for the Boston Bruins
November 13th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
Coming into the 2013 NHL season it was fair to ask questions about Bruins' defenseman Torey Krug.  Last spring, Krug was asked to fill in due to injuries to the Bruins defensive corps.  All that happened next was a Bruins rookie who played 15 games, scored four goals, notched two...

Boston Bruins 2013-2014 Position Preview: Defense
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:38 PM
Of any position on their roster, the Boston Bruins are the deepest on the back end.  The loss of Andrew Ference's leadership will sting a bit, but last season proved that he was a player that was on the back nine of his career.  In his place, the Bruins have...