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2015-2016 Atlantic Division Preview for Bruins Fans, Part 1

Last season the Boston Bruins went 15-9-6 against their Atlantic Division opponents. Good but not great, and it could have been better. The Bruins and the rest of the division have gotten better this offseason, making moves and signing free agents. Some have new head coaches and new general managers. It’s a known fact that […]

Bruins Sign Jimmy Hayes, Brett Connolly

The Bruins announced on Monday that they had signed restricted free agents Jimmy Hayes and Brett Connolly. Hayes, who was recently acquired from Florida, signed for three years at $2.3 million per season. Connolly, acquired at last season’s trade deadline from Tampa Bay, signed a one year deal worth $1,025,000 million. Hayes played in 72 […]

Bruins Swap Martin Jones for First Round Pick

The Bruins sent recently acquired goalie Martin Jones to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a 2016 first round pick on Tuesday. The Bruins also received center prospect Sean Kuraly as part of the deal. Jones had been acquired last week from Los Angeles as part of the return package for Milan Lucic. Essentially, […]

Day One of Draft Shows Major Changes for Bruins

The Bruins were busy for the early part of Friday, trading away both Dougie Hamilton and Milan Lucic. The Bruins then made three selections in a row in the first round,a  move that was unprecedented across the NHL. Hamilton was the best young defenseman the Bruins had and Lucic was a major piece on two […]

Patrice Bergeron Wins Selke Trophy

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron won the 2015 Selke Trophy on Wednesday for the league’s best defensive forward. It was his second Selke win in a row and his third overall. Bergeron won the award in 2012 and 2014 while finishing second in 2013. His 60.2% faceoff percentage was the best in the NHL and he […]

Boston Sports State of the Union Address

Dear Beloved Boston Sports Fans, In case you haven’t noticed, the Boston sports teams are all in a state of disarray. The Red Sox are quickly becoming the laughing stock of Major League Baseball with one of the highest payrolls in the league and a collection of underperforming players. The only bright spot on the […]

You’re Finnish! Bruins Sign Joonas Kemppainen from Finland

Finnish forward Joonas Kemppainen has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Bruins. Kemppainen, 27, scored 11 goals and tallied 21 assists for the Oulun Karpat of the Finnish Elite League last season, finishing with a +15 rating in 59 games. He added 10 goals in 19 playoff games.

A Few Things That Don Sweeney Needs to Address Right Away

On Wednesday, the Bruins officially announced that Don Sweeney will be their new General Manager. This makes him the eighth GM in Bruins history. This past season ended in disaster, just missing the playoffs then firing GM Peter Chiarelli shortly after, and all the rumors about Claude Julien getting fired as well. So Sweeney has […]

Bruins Name Don Sweeney General Manager

The Bruins announced Wednesday morning that they promoted Assistant General Manager Don Sweeney to General Manager position. Bruins CEO Charlie Jacobs praised Sweeney: “Don Sweeney stood out amongst an incredibly talented group of candidates that we considered for this hire. He carries a unique and impressive mix of playing experience, front office experience and business […]

The Eight Bruins Free Agents and What They Should do with Them

NHL free agency begins July 1st and it’s a date many fans and media outlets look forward to. Any player not under contract with their current team  is free to seek offers and sign with any other team in the league.The Boston Bruins currently have eight players from their starting roster this past season who are not […]

Why the Wait on Bruins GM?

It has been over a month since Peter Chiarelli was fired as the Bruins general manager. Since then, Chiarelli has been hired by the Oilers and the Devils have also filled their general manager vacancy with potential Bruins candidate Ray Shero. The Bruins have still yet to hire a new man to run the front office […]

What Would Happen if Boston, not Tampa, were in the Conference Final?

The Eastern Conference Final is set. The New York Rangers against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Just for fun let’s speculate what would happen if it were the Bruins, not Tampa Bay in the Conference Final against the Rangers. The Bruins won the season series this past regular season against New York, 2 wins and 1 […]

Niklas Svedberg Signs with Salavat of the KHL

Bruins backup goalie Niklas Svedberg has signed a contract to play for Salavat of the KHL. Svedberg was first signed by the Bruins in May of 2012. The 2012-13 season saw Svedberg in Providence playing for the AHL Bruins. He appeared in one game during the 2013-14 season and became the full time backup to Tuukka […]

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 […]