// Reilly Smith

Why Matt Fraser Could be the Piece that Puts the Bruins Over the Top

When the Bruins traded young offensive star Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars in July 2013 they received an impressive haul in return. The two headliners of the deal were Loui Eriksson and Reilly Smith, both of whom played extensively last year save for the time Eriksson missed due to injury. The Bruins also got […]

Bruins defeat Flyers 2-1 in Season Opener

The Bruins season started off with a bang as the Bruins got goals from Reilly Smith and Chris Kelly to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on opening night. Tuukka Rask made 19 saves for his first win. It’s just the first game of the season so we should take everything with a grain of salt, […]

Krug and Smith Sign 1-Year Contract Extensions

The Bruins announced this morning that they have resigned both Torey Krug and Reilly Smith to contract extensions for one year at $1.4 million. Krug and Smith are already skating with the team again and will be expected to be ready for the rest of the preseason. These are obviously bridge contracts for these two, […]

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 […]

Bruins Announce Training Camp Roster, Krug and Smith to Hold Out

The Boston Bruins have officially announced their 2014 camp roster, which includes tryout invitees Simon Gagne and Ville Leino. Missing from that list however, are unsigned RFAs Torey Krug and Reilly Smith. Krug and Smith have both yet to sign a contract, and reports indicate that both are pretty far apart from what the Bruins […]

Bruins Even Series with Third Period Comeback vs. Canadiens

After Bruins killer Thomas Vanek scored his second goal of the game to put the Montreal Canadiens up 3-1 with 13:30 left in the third period, Bruins forward Shawn Thornton told his teammates they needed a goal every five minutes to tie up the game. They did a little bit better than that. Two better, to […]

Reilly Smith: The 7th Diamond In The Rough

On July 4th, 2013, Tyler Seguin, Rick Peverly, and Ryan Button were traded to the Dallas Stars for Loui Ericksson, Matt Frasor, a top prospect in Joe Morrow, and a no-name prospect. This no-name prospect ended up being Boston’s 7th player, Reilly Smith. Often, these blockbuster trades included no-name prospect for salary cap reasons or […]

Red Hot Brad Marchand Carrying Bruins

Consistency has been a problem for the Boston Bruins as of late. Every win seems to be followed by a loss and the best they’ve been able to do in the past month is a three game winning streak. Sure the team has been battling injuries at the defensive position but the road ahead isn’t […]

Bruins Get Fortunate Win in Jarome Iginla’s Return to Calgary

The Bruins got two points they didn’t really deserve on Tuesday when they beat a determined Calgary Flames squad. Despite trailing for the large majority of the game Boston was able to squeak out a win for the returning Jarome Iginla. The Return The first two periods of play were so poorly executed by the […]

Bruins Grind Out a Win Against Penguins

The Bruins continued their winning ways on Monday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they didn’t do so in the most thrilling fashion possible. After needing overtime to beat the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Boston once again needed extra time to take down the always potent Penguins. First Period The start of the game didn’t look […]

Bruins 2013-14 Season Preview: Forwards

The Bruins open the 2013-14 season on Thursday, October 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden. Peter Chiarelli and Cam Neely have worked hard to keep the core of this group together, but young talent, salary cap constraints, and the Seguin Situation necessitated change up front. Nathan Horton, Tyler Seguin, Jaromir Jagr, Rich […]