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Former Bruin Aaron Ward Retires

After a 13-year career in the NHL, including three Stanley Cups, defenseman Aaron Ward has decided to hang up his skates. The 37-year-old Ward spent parts of three years with the Bruins from 2007-2009. “I’m very proud to have played for as long as I did in the NHL, with and against the best players […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Hurricanes Saturday 10-3

The Carolina Hurricanes return to the scene of the crime tonight at TD Garden, as they come back to the building where Scott Walker and the ‘Canes stole a Game 7 overtime victory from the top-seeded Bruins in the second round of last season’s playoffs. After the heated seven-game series last spring, these two squads […]

Bruins 2009-2010 Season Preview: Defensemen

The defensive corps performed well above expectations last season for the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins, and heading into this year’s campaign, the blue line brigade hopes to continue their dominating ways. After a season in which the B’s led the entire NHL with a strong 2.32 goals against average, the team is coming into this season […]

Former Bruin Stéphane Yelle Signs With Carolina Hurricanes

It seems that some Boston Bruins enjoy proverbs a bit too much. A current favorite: “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” Wednesday, center Stéphane Yelle became the second Bruin this offseason to join the Carolina Hurricanes, the team that pulled off a surprising upset of the Bruins in the second round of this past […]

Ex-Eagle, Quasi-former Bruin Forward Patrick Eaves Signs With Red Wings

Patrick Eaves, the right-winger who was a Boston Bruin for less than one week in July, signed a one-year contract worth $500,000 with two-time defending Western Conference champions, the Detroit Red Wings. The Bruins acquired the 25-year-old forward and a fourth-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for […]

Bruins Sign D-Man Morris, Complicate Kessel Situation

On Saturday, Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli announced the signing of puck-moving defenseman Derek Morris to a one-year, $3.3 million contract. The move comes immediately after the Bruins sent injury-prone Aaron Ward back to the Carolina Hurricanes for a fourth-round pick in the 2010-2011 NHL Entry Draft and Patrick Eaves, whose salary was instantly bought out. […]

Bruins Trade Aaron Ward To Carolina

In what must be an effort to free up space for a Phil Kessel signing down the road, the Bruins today traded veteran defenseman Aaron Ward to Carolina in exchange for right winger Patrick Eaves and a fourth-round draft pick. Immediately after acquiring Eaves, GM Peter Chiarelli placed the 25-year-old winger on waivers for the […]

Aaron Ward Injured, Walker Suspension, Maurice Potential 10K Fine

Update: Walker has had his automatic suspension rescinded after pleading his “case” to the league. Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford told The Associated Press on Monday that the automatic suspension given to Walker was rescinded during a hearing with league disciplinarian Colin Campbell. It was determined that the hit was not a “sucker punch.” Way […]

Bruins End Skid, Beat Senators 5-3

Aaron Ward scored his first career shorthanded goal coming out of the penalty box during the Bruins’ slump-busting win over the Senators. “I’ve never scored on a breakaway. I didn’t know what to do,” the defenseman said. “It’s like an offensive lineman scoring in football. Hopefully they won’t have video of it. I think my […]

Bergeron Keys Bruins Win in Opener

You couldn’t expect much from a 23 year-old kid who hasn’t played an NHL hockey game in almost a year. Shortly after his last real hockey game, fans who once pronounced him the next face of the franchise hoped he would someday walk again, never mind lead a professional sports team. A little over eight months ago, watching […]

Bruins Re-sign Aaron Ward

The Boston Bruins re-signed veteran defenseman Aaron Ward to a multiyear contract extension. Ward, 35, had five goals and eight assists in 65 regular-season games for the Bruins last year, as well as one assist in six playoff games. He has 40 goals and 88 assists in a 13-year career with five teams. Ward was […]

Bruins Mid-Season Report

It’s Christmas and the Bruins just passed the 36 games benchmark which is almost the half-way point of the season. It’s time to evaluate the team on their defensive, offensive and goaltending performances. Defense: The most improved aspect of the team. Last year, the Bruins were incredibly good at creating turnovers in their own end; […]

New Week, New Challenges

After being excellent, last week, the Bruins are ready to run on all cylinders as they will face the Ottawa Senators, tonight, in Boston. Ottawa is one of the best teams in the NHL, and the least we can stay is that the Bruins will face a very stiff opposition tonight. Quick Notes: Alex Auld received […]

An excellent week, so far.

Who thought that the Bruins would have the week they had? The team managed to collect six points out of eight and is looking to add two more against Columbus. I must admit that the Bruins are getting better and better under the excellent coaching of Claude Julien. Alex Auld has been very good for […]