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Season in Review: 2014-15 Boston Bruins

Whenever a team enters a season as a favorite to be a Stanley Cup Contender and misses the playoffs, serious questions need to be asked. The Bruins, fresh of a Stanley Cup Final appearance in 2013 and a President’s Trophy in 2014 looked primed to make some serious noise in 2015. Despite losing Jarome Iginla […]

Three Games That Could Have Changed the Bruins Playoff Fortunes

In somewhat of a stunning series of events, the 2014-15 Boston Bruins missed the playoffs after dropping their final three games of the season this past week. While in the midst of a more comprehensive season review, it is interesting to look at three games that had they gone the Bruins way; would put the […]

Brett Connolly Inching Closer to Return for Bruins

Bruins forward Brett Connolly, who was acquired at the trade deadline form Tampa Bay, could see his first game action with the Bruins soon. Connolly, who was acquired for two second round picks, broke a finger in one of his first practices with the Bruins and has been sidelined since. Connolly could figure in at […]

Lackluster Trio of Games Makes Bruins Playoff Chances Uncertain

Entering last Thursday the Bruins were looking at three crucial road games that could make or potentially break their playoff chances. They had to go on the road to Ottawa, Florida (Panthers) and Tampa Bay. The Senators and Panthers were nipping at the Bruins heels while the Lightning had established themselves as a top tier […]

Bruins Sign Reilly Smith, Torey Krug to Contract Extensions

The Bruins announced Friday that they signed Reilly Smith and Torey Krug to contract extensions. Both players had been playing on one year deals this season. Krug’s deal is a one year extension through the 2015-2016 season at $3.4 million. Smith’s deal is a two year extension through 2016-2017 that is worth a total of […]

Bruins Acquire RW Brett Connolly

The Bruins acquired right wing Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning early Monday morning for two second round picks. The two picks will be the Bruins natural selections in the 2015 and 216 drafts. Connolly, 22, was drafted sixth overall in the 2010 draft, just four selections after the Bruins picked Tyler Seguin. Connolly, […]

Bruins Place Krejci, Miller on LTIR

The Bruins placed center David Krejci and defenseman Kevan Miller on Long Term Injured Reserve (LTIR) on Thursday. Miller is out for the rest of the season with a shoulder injury while Krejci is out with a partially torn MCL but should be able to return for postseason play. The move creates cap flexibility for […]

New Species of Wasp Named For Tuukka Rask

The Bruins aren’t doing so well this season relative to their standards, but they have a bright moment now and then. And recently, Tuukka Rask got a new distinction to add to his impressive resume; a newly discovered species of wasp from East Africa was named for Boston’s star goalie. Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski was discovered in […]

Bruins Center David Krejci Out 4-6 Weeks

The Bruins announced on Monday that they would be without center David Krejci for 4-6 weeks due to a partially torn MCL. Krejci, who had missed significant time earlier this season, is a top two center for the Bruins and proven himself to be an upper-echelon playmaker for the Bruins for years. He inked a […]

The Celtics or the Bruins? Who’s the Bigger Ticket at the Garden?

I’m not talking about the price of the ticket because both teams, along with every team in our great snowy city, charge too much for their tickets, but which of these teams is the more exciting one right now? At the beginning of the season it was easy to say the more exciting team throughout […]

Bruins Head into All-Star Break Playing Well

Despite dropping a 3-2 shootout decision to the Avalanche on Wednesday night, the Bruins head into the All-Star break playing some of their best hockey of the season. In their last eight games, they have won six and lost another in a shootout. They have registered points in nine of their last ten games overall. […]

Bruins, Canadiens to Play in 2016 Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium

In what has become one of the cooler traditions in professional sports, the Winter Classic will make its second stop in New England since it began in 2008. This time, the Bruins will host the game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Going up against the Bruins will be the hated Montreal Canadiens.

Bruins Should Give Pastrnak Chance on Top Line

The Bruins recalled rookie forward David Pastrnak from the Providence Bruins of the AHL Tuesday morning. Pastrnak had spent the previous few weeks shining at the World Juniors Tournament for the Czech Republic. Pastrnak, the 25th overall pick for the Bruins in the 2014 draft, played in five games earlier this season for the Bruins […]

Loui Eriksson Finally Beginning to Score for Bruins

After scoring just three goals in his first twenty seven games in the 2014-15 season, Loui Eriksson was beginning to feel the heat in Boston. Fans and media alike were clamoring for more production from the centerpiece of the Tyler Seguin trade all while comparing the two-way Swedish forward to the sharpshooting second overall pick. […]

Boston Bruins Playoff Hopes Remain Murky

The 2014-15 season has seen the Boston Bruins underperform and suffer through a myriad of injuries. These factors have resulted in a position that seemed unthinkable when the season began. If the playoffs started today, the Bruins would be right on the bubble and potentially watching from home. Much has been made of the rash […]