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Phil Kessel Leaving to Leaf Land? Part II

On Saturday, Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke re-acquired the team’s second round pick of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the Chicago Blackhawks, ensuring that Toronto now has a first-, second-, and third-round draft pick. Normally news like this is fit to print only in Ontario, but the dealings of the Maple Leafs […]

A Bruins Summer Summary

As we turn the page on the calendar to September, we find ourselves exactly one month away from the opener for Boston’s ’09-’10 season, when Alex the Great and the Capitals visit the Garden to kick off what will be a year loaded with very high expectations for the Black and Gold. So, What’s With […]

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 […]

Hunwick Avoids Arbitration, Re-Signs with Bruins

Matt Hunwick now has nothing between him and a fun time on Friday night. The former restricted free agent canceled his salary arbitration hearing set for this Friday by re-signing with the Boston Bruins to a two-year deal reportedly worth $2.9 million. Hunwick, a 24-year-old blue-liner, filed for arbitration – the only Bruin to do […]

Hunwick Files for Arbitration; All Quiet on Phil Kessel Front

Last Wednesday, the first day of the NHL’s free agency signing period, the Boston Bruins quickly re-signed Byron Bitz and Johnny Boychuk and added Steve Bégin to their roster. These signings left only two restricted free agents – Matt Hunwick and Phil Kessel – to fit into the $4.3 million remaining in the $56.8 million […]

Bruins Sign Byron Bitz, Steve Bégin, and Johnny Boychuk

On the first day of the free-agency signing period, Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli kept his word. Tuesday, after failing to make a draft day trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs involving Phil Kessel and Thomas Kaberle, Chiarelli told the press that he would not sacrifice depth in order to sign a big name. In […]

Phil Kessel Leaving to Leaf Land?

Welcome to NHL Draft Day 2009! Today marks the kickoff to what could be a very interesting and very important week for the hometown hockey squad. The first round of tonight’s big event will be broadcast live from the Bell Centre in Montreal on Versus, with rounds 2 through 7 being held tomorrow. This all […]

Phil Kessel: Bound To Leave Boston?

At the conclusion of the NHL Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas, the 2008-09 season was officially over. After the Bruins took home the Jack Adams, Vezina, Norris, and Jennings Trophies, it’s now back to work for General Manager Peter Chiarelli. With the signing of the David Krejci to a three-year deal worth a total of […]

Feeling a Draft? Could Be Trade Winds

Every June each year, the best of the best in the world of high school and collegiate athletics set their sights on making the big leagues. Major League Baseball kicked this off by holding their amateur entry draft two weeks ago, and this week, the focus turns to winter sports, as the NBA will stage […]

Bruins GM Chiarelli – Contract Extension to 2013-14

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has earned an extension through to the 2013-2014 NHL season. Chiarelli has helped to take the Bruins from the fifth-worst team in the NHL, three season ago when he started, to the second-best record this past season. About the extension, Chiarelli said: “For them to have said to me at one […]

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 […]

Senators Get Revenge Against Bruins

It didn’t take long for the Sentators to exact their revenge against the Bruins. Just last Thursday, April 2, the Bruins beat the Senators 2-1 to get their 50th win. Five days later on Tuesday night, the Senators earned their own one-goal victory, winning 3-2. Phil Kessel returned after a five-game absence due to an […]