// Chuck Kobasew

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Wild, Thursday January 6th

The Bruins (21-11-6) will return home to TD Garden tonight for their first home game of the new year, as they host the Minnesota Wild (19-15-5). Boston wrapped up a season-long five-game road trip Monday with a 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs north of the border. The Wild are also coming off a 2-1 […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Wild, Wednesday 11-25

Come Thursday, the Bruins will hopefully be thankful for an undefeated 4-0 road trip, a trip that ends tonight when they skate at the XCEL Energy Center in St. Paul against the Minnesota Wild. Minnesota (8-12-2) currently occupies the cellar of the Western Conference, but they are coming off a win in their most recent […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Predators, Wednesday 10-21

The Bruins will showcase their new-look roster Wednesday night at the TD Garden, hosting the lowly Nashville Predators. Boston GM Peter Chiarelli, in an effort to shake up his under-performing squad, sent winger Chuck Kobasew to Minnesota over the weekend, in exchange for minor leaguer Craig Waller, unsigned draft choice Alexander Fallstrom, and a draft […]

Chuck Kobasew Traded to Minnesota Wild For Prospects

Late Sunday evening, Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli traded right wing Chuck Kobasew to the Minnesota Wild for a 2011 second-round pick, the rights to Alexander Fallstrom, a fourth-round pick in this past summer’s draft, and 28-year-old forward Craig Weller. The trade, intended as a wake-up call to the Bruins, who have started the […]

Bruins Close Out Preseason on Sour Note

In a hard fought contest, the Bruins took a 4-2 loss to the Blue Jackets to conclude their preseason. The 1st period saw quick scoring as Matthew Calvert of Columbus slipped one through the legs of Boston goalie Tuukka Rask (best name ever) at just 2:42 into the game. Three and a half minutes in, […]

Bruins 2009-2010 Season Preview: Forwards

Last season, the Boston Bruins scored 274 goals, second only to the Detroit Red Wings’ 295. With Phil Kessel (36 goals), Michael Ryder (27), and Marc Savard (25) leading the way, the B’s coupled their smothering defense with a potent offense that earned the top seed in the Eastern Conference. While their efforts fell short, […]

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. […]

Kessel and Krejci to Undergo Surgery

Update 05/05/2010: For those looking for the latest on the May 5th Game 3 injury to David Krejci, please check our latest game post. Did you ever stop and wonder why the Bruins had so much trouble in their second round series with the Hurricanes? It could be because the team had a piling list […]

Bruins Beat Habs, Take 3-0 Series Lead

It appears that the Bruins might finally be ready to exorcise their demons and beat the Montreal Canadiens in a first round playoff series. Monday night in Montreal, the Bruins took a commanding 3-0 series lead with a crucial 4-2 win. With a win Wednesday night, the Bruins can eliminate the Canadiens in a series sweep […]

Kessel Helps Bruins End Season on High Note

The Bruins wrapped up their incredible regular season Sunday afternoon against the New York Islanders and capped off their Eastern Conference Championship with a punctuating 6-2 victory. Out recently with an undisclosed injury, Phil Kessel showed he’s ready for postseason play with three goals (one in each period) and an assist to finish the season […]

Bruins Strike Lightning, Win Fourth Straight

It appears now that the Bruins are peaking at the right time. In early and mid-March, the Bruins were 3-5-1 over a nine-game stretch. Now, with just six games remaining before the playoffs begin, the Bruins have won four games in a row, including a 3-1 win over the Lightning Tuesday night. Manny Fernandez earned […]

Bruins Beat Devils, Win Northeast Title

Playing against perhaps the greatest goaltender in NHL history, Martin Brodeur, the Bruins needed things to go their way, especially considering how poorly they’ve played lately. Also, the Devils were creeping up on them in the Eastern Conference race, so it was important for the B’s to get the win. The Bruins got some luck, […]

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 […]

Avery Returns; Rangers Beat Bruins 4-3

All eyes were on Sean Avery’s return to Madison Square Garden Sunday, but there was a hockey game to be played. The Rangers are fighting for their playoff lives, and improved to 3-1-1 under new coach John Tortorella after a 4-3 win over the Bruins. Avery finished with one point in nearly 15 minutes of ice time. […]

Bruins Continue Bad Stretch, Fall to Coyotes

Scottie Upshall hadn’t scored in 18 straight games. Then, on Tuesday while with the Flyers, Upshall ended his scoring slump with a goal. Wednesday, he was traded to the Coyotes. Then, on Thursday, Upshall scored in his second straight game against the Bruins, to help Phoenix to a 2-1 win. Nigel Dawes, another new Coyote, assisted […]