// Peter Chiarelli

Chiarelli Acknowledges He May Not be Able to “Keep the Band Together”

Are you familiar and comfortable with the Boston Bruins roster? Well don’t get too comfortable because there may be some changes with familiar faces in the near future. General Manager Peter Chiarelli expressed some angst recently about his ability to keep the current team intact. The Bruins are currently very tight on cap space especially […]

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 […]

Bruins Sign Niklas Svedberg to back up Tuukka Rask

The Bruins have opted to sign goalie Niklas Svedberg and let Chad (don’t call me Ochocinco) Johnson test the free agent waters. Johnson served as the backup to Tuukka Rask for the majority of the 2013-14 season and posted an impressive 17-4-3 record. In his 27 appearances he managed two shutouts, a 2.10 goals against […]

Would the Bruins Ever Trade Zdeno Chara?

Well, would they? I mean Zdeno Chara has been far and away the best defensemen on the Boston’s squad and has been a top five defender since he joined the black and gold. However, keep in mind that the Chara is on the wrong side of 30 (37), and is set to make 7 million […]

Lord Stanley to Return to Boston in 2015, According to Las Vegas

Introducing your 2015 Stanley Cup champions…The Boston Bruins. Well at least that is what the odds makers at vegasinsider.com seem to believe. Not ones to revel in the past, Vegas bookmakers have released their odds for the 2015 Stanley Cup champions a mere three days after the Los Angeles Kings hoisted the vaunted trophy after […]

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 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-Canadiens Rivalry Elevated after Trade Deadline

While the majority of both teams remain intact there have been some minor alterations that could change the immediate future of the rivalry between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens. The immediate post trade deadline talk around Boston has centered on Montreal’s acquisition of notorious Bruin killer Thomas Vanek and the Bruins lack of a […]

After No Big Off-Season Moves, Are the Bruins Good Enough?

With the NFL season only a few weeks away that can only mean that the NHL season is rapidly approaching as well. The off-season thus far for the Bruins has been a rather quiet one, only resigning players from last seasons roster. Peter Chiarelli has made it clear that he likes his team and is […]

Bruins Take Goaltender Malcolm Subban at 2012 NHL Draft

With their first round pick, you would think the Bruins would look for a goal-scoring forward with size to help a mediocre power play. They could also pick up a defenseman that could log on a solid amount of ice time. That was not the case, though, come late in the first round of the […]

Will the Bruins Trade Tim Thomas?

After a record-breaking 2010-2011 season in which he won the Conn Smythe and Vezina trophies, Tim Thomas was the goalie you wanted to have on your team. It didn’t matter if he faced seven shots or 70 shots; he would bring his A game night in and night out. His consistent play led the Bruins […]

Bruins Interested in Trading for Dustin Brown?

With the NHL trade deadline only a few days away, reports from TSN’s Bob McKenzie say that the Bruins are one of several teams that have a high interest level in Kings forward Dustin Brown. Brown is 27 years old and wears the “C” for the Kings. He plays right wing, and that is the […]

Tim Thomas Exercises Free-Speech Right, Declines White House Ceremony

President Barack Obama congratulated the Boston Bruins Monday for their 2011 Stanley Cup championship. Citing differences of opinion, Boston Globe hockey writer Fluto Shinzawa reported, Tim Thomas chose not to attend. Good for Thomas.

Bruins Don’t Make It Easy on Themselves, or Fans

“How about the B’s, man? Back from the dead,” I emphatically began to tell my buddy Matt. “Definitely going to write abo—,” I slowly stopped short and noticed Matt’s glaring eyes. He quickly interjected, “No! Don’t, ya–ya- can’t write about it.” Hmm. Admittedly, I don’t bleed black and gold (or is it yellow?) as much […]

Bruins Trade for Tomas Kaberle

According to multiple reports, including the Boston Globe’s Fluto Shinzawa, it appears the rumors that have been swirling for weeks might actually become a reality. Tomas Kaberle, very shortly, could be coming to Boston to join the Bruins’ blue line brigade. Several current Bruins have heard their names mentioned in rumors lately, with the league’s […]