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Bruins GM Shopping for Defenceman – Maybe

Don Sweeney knows it, the team knows it, the fans know it: the Boston Bruins need a defenceman. There are still some changes in the wind for this team and for good reason, as this is a club that lacks central identity and requires a bit of a tune-up. As our Season Preview explored yesterday, […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins did not have the season they wanted in 2014-2015. Once considered one of the most dominant teams in the National Hockey League, the Bruins fell short and missed the playoffs. They had 96 points, two short of the last wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. The off-season has seen all sorts of […]

Bruins Trade Lucic, Hamilton and Collect Draft Picks

The Boston Bruins have traded forward Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings for goalie Martin Jones, prospect Colin Miller and the 13th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. This deal comes on the heels of another Boston deal earlier that saw them trade defenceman Dougie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames for the […]

Boston Fires General Manager Peter Chiarelli

The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli. Team president Cam Neely made the announcement on Wednesday morning and there will be no interim general manager named at this time. The search for a new GM begins immediately, however, and that will be the job of Neely and chief executive officer Charlie Jacobs. The […]

Spoonman: Ryan Spooner Gets It Done in Boston

The Boston Bruins have a firecracker in Ryan Spooner, the 23-year-old Ottawa-born forward who’s been lighting the lamp on a six-game point streak. He was called up from Providence in the American Hockey League to take the place of David Krejci after the latter suffered a knee injury. Spooner’s most recent flourish came in a […]

Bruins Forward David Krejci Out Four to Six Weeks

The Boston Bruins will have to make do without centre David Krejci for four to six weeks. He’s out with a partially torn MCL in his left knee, the team announced on Monday. The injury came in the second period of Friday’s 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues as Krejci was checking Alexander Steen. […]

Boston Rolls the Dice with David Pastrnak

The Boston Bruins are standing by their man in David Pastrnak, the 18-year-old Czech rookie on an entry level contract. General manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed the team’s commitment to Pastrnak on Thursday night as his club reached the crossroads of either keeping him on the roster or sending him back down to Providence in the […]

Zdeno Chara out Four to Six Weeks

The Boston Bruins will have a huge hole in their lineup with defenceman Zdeno Chara out four to six weeks. He has a tear in the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the team announced Friday. Chara suffered the injury during Boston’s 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders. There are no plans for […]

New York Islanders Make Significant Defensive Upgrades

The New York Islanders spent Saturday making some serious upgrades on their defensive group, acquiring defenceman Nick Leddy from the Chicago Blackhawks and landing Johnny Boychuk from the Boston Bruins. The Islanders sent two second-round draft picks to the Bruins for Boychuk, who had been part of trade talks ever since it turned out that […]

Boston Bruins Ink Torey Krug and Reilly Smith

The Boston Bruins have taken care of some uncertainties with the signings of Torey Krug and Reilly Smith. The club made the announcement on Monday morning, confirming one year contracts for each player with a value of $1.4 million against the cap for each. The Bruins have been dealing with stalemates for both players for […]

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