Bruins: Bye Week Hits Boston at Best Possible Time

The Boston Bruins are coming off a 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers Saturday, but they also lost goalie Tuukka Rask in the effort. The netminder is out with a concussion and the silver lining is that the timing isn’t all bad. The Bruins are off on their bye week for the All-Star weekend,Continue reading “Bruins: Bye Week Hits Boston at Best Possible Time”

Bruins: Halak Makes His Case for the Starting Gig

As the Boston Bruins roll on to face the Detroit Red Wings Saturday, they’ve got one at least one thing to hang their proverbial hats on: the play of goalie Jaroslav Halak. Halak has been playing exceptional hockey and Boston has been following suit, gathering three wins in four games. Halak has been playing moreContinue reading “Bruins: Halak Makes His Case for the Starting Gig”

Bruins: Boston Stays the Course, Invests in the Future

The Boston Bruins haven’t been the busiest team this summer and they don’t really have a reason to be. General manager Don Sweeney has a strong crew of rookies to work with, but there’s a small army of players coming off their entry level deals next year and he may have to get creative. AsContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Stays the Course, Invests in the Future”

Cool Summer: Five Goaltender UFAs Worth Considering

Summer is coming and that means hockey’s free agent frenzy is right around the bend. And that means the league’s 31 general managers will hit the market with open wallets. Maybe. With this year’s Stanley Cup Final billed as a battle of attrition and an exhibition of fine goaltending, the benefits of landing that perfectContinue reading “Cool Summer: Five Goaltender UFAs Worth Considering”

2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Islanders

If nothing else, the New York Islanders will boast an impressive top line in 2017-2018. The club acquired forward Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers and will stick him with John Tavares and winger Anders Lee, who came up with a career-high 34 goals last season. “We’ve played together at the World Juniors when weContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Islanders”