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What We Learned from the Bruins Double Header Against the Blackhawks and Kings
January 23rd, 2014 at 2:41 PM
***VIDEO1*** After gutting out a solid road win against the Dallas Stars on Jan. 16, the Boston Bruins had to travel to Chicago to face the Central Division leading Blackhawks, and then immediately return home for a bout with an equally formidable Kings team.  Before the Dallas game the Bruins were...

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...

2013-2014 Boston Bruins Position Preview: Goalies
October 1st, 2013 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** Since the emergence of Tim Thomas the Boston Bruins have had enjoyed an exceptional level of play between the pipes.  After a bizarre retirement, Thomas yielded the crease to super-talented prospect Tuukka Rask.  In 2013, Rask led the Bruins to the brink of another Stanley Cup, and after signing a...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Boston Bruins Extend Patrice Bergeron for Eight Years
July 12th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
Just a few days after locking up Tuukka Rask for eight years, the Boston Bruins did the same thing with Patrice Bergeron. The 27-year -old signed an eight year, $52 million extension Friday. The extension, which carries a $6.5 million cap hit, will go into effect in 2014-2015. The deal almost...

Peter Chiarelli not Expecting to Make More Moves for Boston Bruins This Offseason
July 11th, 2013 at 6:05 PM
It appears the roster for the 2013-2014 Boston Bruins is set. In a conference call to discuss the eight-year contract for Tuukka Rask, general manager Peter Chiarelli said that he does not anticipate making any more moves. Chiarelli has already traded Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley to Dallas for Loui Eriksson,...

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...

Report: Boston Bruins Close to Trading Tyler Seguin to Dallas for Loui Eriksson
July 4th, 2013 at 2:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tyler Seguin appears to be on his way out of Boston. After rumors of him being traded at the NHL Draft proved to be incorrect, TSN' Darren Dreger is reporting that Seguin may be on his way to Dallas in a blockbuster deal that would send Loui Eriksson to the...

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...

Chiarelli: Boston Bruins Will not Resign Jagr, Ference, Pandolfo
June 26th, 2013 at 2:15 PM
Changes are already on their way for the Boston Bruins. During his press conference today, General Manager Peter Chiarelli said that Andrew Ference, Jaromir Jagr and Jay Pandolfo will not be back for the 2013-2014 season. Ference had said earlier in the day that he did not expect to be back...

Boston Bruins May Have Found the Elusive Puck Moving Defenseman in Torey Krug
May 26th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Ever since the likes of Bobby Orr and Ray Bourque stopped wearing the Black and Gold, the Boston Bruins have been looking for that puck moving defenseman. Many thought it would be Dougie Hamilton, and he may well be that guy, but he still has things to learn. Instead, a relatively...

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...

What to Watch for as the Boston Bruins Look to Hand New Jersey Devils Eighth Straight Loss
April 10th, 2013 at 2:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday night, the Boston Bruins play their first of a back-to-back set against teams from the Tri-State area.  Tonight’s game pits the black and gold against the rudderless New Jersey Devils, a team that is currently in the midst of a seven game losing streak.  One of those seven...

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...

Boston Bruins: Assessing the Moves at the 2013 NHL Trade Deadline
April 3rd, 2013 at 5:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the 2013 NHL trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it’s time to take a look at the Bruins two “major” acquisitions at the 2013 NHL Trade Deadline.  The last month has exposed both the Bruins lack of scoring, as well as their inability to hold leads in the third...