Capitals: Washington Signs Zdeno Chara

The Washington Capitals have signed defenceman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract, the team reported Wednesday. “We are extremely pleased to have Zdeno join the Capitals organization,” Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan said in a team statement. “We feel his experience and leadership will strengthen our blueline and our team.” The deal is the latestContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Signs Zdeno Chara”

Bruins: Change is in the Air as Defence Evolves

The Boston Bruins are going through changes and they will be apparent in the 2020-2021 season, with key movements on the blueline leading to a changing of the proverbial rearguard. Defenceman Torey Krug is now with the St. Louis Blues. He signed as an unrestricted free agent on October 9. Krug’s impact will be feltContinue reading “Bruins: Change is in the Air as Defence Evolves”

Bruins: Boston’s “Full Steam Ahead” with Rask

The Boston Bruins are “full steam ahead” with goalie Tuukka Rask when the new season begins. Head coach Bruce Cassidy said that all is well after the netminder left the playoff bubble last season. “I think everything that happened in the bubble has been addressed, dealt with,” Cassidy said Wednesday. “We’re moving on, getting readyContinue reading “Bruins: Boston’s “Full Steam Ahead” with Rask”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning will meet in the ultimate battle for supremacy in the second round of the playoffs. This marks the third post-season series between the teams. Each team holds a win over the other, with Tampa collecting the most recent W in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Lightning alsoContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins”

Bruins: Pastrnak 50/50 for Game Four Return

The Boston Bruins might have David Pastrnak back in the fold for Monday’s Game Four against the Carolina Hurricanes. Pastrnak skated with the team during part of the optional practice Sunday after he was ruled unfit to play for the past two games. “[Pastrnak] skated today briefly,” head coach Bruce Cassidy said. “He did someContinue reading “Bruins: Pastrnak 50/50 for Game Four Return”