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2014-2015 Bruins Preview: Goalies

There are only a handful of teams in the league that can boast having an elite goaltender who is in the prime of his career, and the Bruins are fortunate enough to be one of them. Tuukka Rask has been a rock between the pipes for the Black and Gold over the past several seasons, […]

Analysis: Bruins extend David Krejci for 6 more years

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has locked up yet another key franchise piece in David Krejci, extending him through the 2020-2021 season. Krejci will have a cap hit of $7.25 million and a no-move clause through the first four years of the deal. Reaction: Great deal. Chiarelli likes to lock up his key guys before their […]

Rusney Castillo signs with Red Sox for 7 years, $72.5 million

The Red Sox have reportedly signed¬†Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a deal for 7 years, $72.5 million.. The Sox were¬†well documented in being after the slugger, and after missing out on Jose Abreu, they won’t make the same mistake twice. Castillo might not be at the same level as Abreu or Yasiel Puig, but he’s […]

Red Sox Prospect Henry Owens Dominant in First Triple-A Start

The Red Sox traded away four starting pitchers at the trade deadline last week in hopes that their young prospects could begin to develop at the Major League level, and Henry Owens did his part to reinforce their decision in his Triple-A debut. The lefty from Huntington Beach, CA took the mound for the Pawtucket […]

Red Sox Trade Stephen Drew to Yankees for Kelly Johnson

Per ESPN Boston reporter Gordon Edes, Stephen Drew has been traded to the New York Yankees for 2B/utility player Kelly Johnson. Interesting move. This almost certainly means that the Red Sox will move Xander Bogaerts back to shortstop for the remainder of the season and play Will Middlebrooks at third base. For Bogaerts, it seems […]

Red Sox Interested in Cole Hamels: Would This be a Mistake?

Red Sox beat writer Nick Cafardo wrote an article yesterday for the Boston Globe saying that Cole Hamels might be a viable trade option for the Boston Red Sox and would make “perfect sense” for the Sox to pursue him. Blasphemy. Blasphemy, I say. Hamels, the hard throwing southpaw from San Diego, has had a […]

SoB Satire: Fantasy Football Experts Submit their 2014 Alphabetical Rankings

The following is the latest in our SoB Satire series. Much of the following isn’t real or confirmed to be true, but we totally wish it was. The Fantasy Football Federation held a summit on Tuesday evening, calling in experts from around the country to try and consolidate a master ranking list of wide receivers […]

Quiet Off-Season Best Option for Bruins

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has caught a lot of flak from B’s fans this summer for what has amounted to an uneventful offseason since being soundly beaten by the Canadiens in the second round. Arguments have been tossed around that he his too loyal to his “core” guys and that a few bad contracts are […]

Shawn Thornton Signs with Panthers; Chad Johnson Joins Islanders

Today marks the beginning of NHL Free Agency and it has been a whirlwind of activity so far. The Bruins have been quiet so far, but we have seen two friendly faces part ways: Shawn Thornton signed a 2-year deal with the Florida Panthers and Chad Johnson has signed a contract with the New York […]

Quick Hits: 2014 NHL Draft Preview

After an exciting sports week following a team USA advancement to the semifinals in the World Cup and the opening of the NBA draft that saw the Celtics take two young studs, what better way to wrap up the month than with the NHL Draft? This is one of the most exciting nights of the […]

Potential Free Agents for the Bruins

The offseason is now in full gear in the hockey world and it promises to be an exciting one around the league. There are a lot of big names on the market, and although the Bruins roster is in very good shape, there is always room for improvements. Here are a few names the Bruins […]

Bruins Not Re-Signing Shawn Thornton

According to Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli, enforcer Shawn Thornton will not be returning to the Boston Bruins this offseason. Thornton has skated for the B’s for seven season and was a key role player when he helped the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011, the second of his career. At a time when the […]

Bruins, Sharks Discussing Marchand-Marleau Trade, Report Says

With the salary cap going up, major talent hitting Free Agency, and super star players demanding a trade, this off-season promises to be an interesting one. With rumors recently coming up, it seems as though Bruins’ GM Peter Chiarelli is already discussing major moves for the Black and Gold. According to Jimmy Murphy of XNSPorts, […]

Bruins Need to Look for Shawn Thornton’s Replacement

One of the pride points for the Boston Bruins over the last several years has been the depth of their offense and their ability to roll four lines every night. The effectiveness of their fourth line, fondly nicknamed the “Merlot” line, has been a thorn in the side of just about every time they play. […]

Bruins Looking for Answers after Early Exit

Is the President’s Trophy cursed? No, that would be ridiculous. But maybe… It’s been pretty well documented that teams that dominate during the regular season and win the President’s Trophy for first place finish in the league seemed to be doomed in the playoffs. Year after year, these teams tend to lose in the first […]