BRUINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Hidden Plan To Fire Claude Julien

The Boston Bruins have failed to make the postseason for the last two years. Some Bruins fans put the blame on Bruins President Cam Neely. Others think the B’s most recent troubles are on the head of new general manager Don Sweeney.  There is a growing part of the Black and Gold community that is […] Boston Bruins: The Hidden Plan To Fire Claude Julien - Causeway Crowd - Causeway...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Brad Marchand Named To 2016 World Cup Of Hockey Roster

Boston Bruins: Brad Marchand Named To 2016 World Cup Of Hockey Roster For His Home Country Of Canada After being left off of Team Canada’s original roster, Brad Marchand has finally been named to represent his country at the World Cup of Hockey in September. Many felt that Brad Marchand‘s all-around talent and breakout 37-goal season […] Boston Bruins: Brad Marchand Named...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Max Talbot Signs With KHL

Boston Bruins: Max Talbot Signs With KHL For One Year With Lokomotiv Yaroslavl One of the veteran’s of the Bruins’ — both NHL and AHL — locker room has signed with the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL. The news was originally broken on the official website of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, and the news was later […] Boston Bruins: Max Talbot Signs With KHL - Causeway Crowd - Causeway...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Looking into the ‘low mileage’ claim with Kevan Miller

Part of the Bruins’ justification of re-signing Kevan Miller to a four-year, $10 million contract is that Miller has what Don Sweeney calls “relative low mileage.” On paper, they’re in that maybe-kind-of-technically-correct area. Miller has still only played 180 NHL games, and Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin’s theory is that it takes 300 games in the NHL before a defenseman’s...
Via Big Bad Blog
2 days ago

Bruins GM Provides Free Agent Update On Loui Eriksson, Torey Krug

The Boston Bruins have several decisions to make on players eligible for unrestricted and restricted free agency before July 1, and general manager Don Sweeney provided updates on a few of them Wednesday. The most important decision involves veteran winger Loui Eriksson, who will be a UFA in July if unsigned. Eriksson ranked tied for second on the B’s in scoring last season with...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins ‘Exploring A Bunch Of Different Things Trade-Wise,” Says GM

The Boston Bruins have barely missed the Stanley Cup playoffs in each of the last two seasons, and general manager Don Sweeney will look to the trade market to improve his roster. “We’re exploring a bunch of different things trade-wise. It’s difficult in this league,” Sweeney said during a media conference call Wednesday. “But I think we’re in a position with two first...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins still hope to re-sign Loui Eriksson

Loui Eriksson The signing of Kevan Miller does not figure to impact what ends up happening with Loui Eriksson. Speaking on a conference call Wednesday, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said that the team remains interested in retaining Eriksson, who was one of three 30-goal-scorers for Boston last season. Playing in his third season with the B’s since coming over from Dallas...
Via Big Bad Blog
3 days ago

The Boston Bruins shot themselves in the foot with Kevan Miller deal

Kevan Miller has gotten paid. The Boston Bruins announced on Tuesday that they’ve signed the defenseman to a four-year contract extension worth $10 million. Miller appeared in a career-high 71 games for the Bruins in 2015-16, scoring five goals, 13 assists, and 18 points with a +15 rating. The contract is a tough one for a variety of reasons. Miller, a right-handed shot, was...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins give Miller 4-year extension; add 2 new assistants

BOSTON (AP) The Bruins have signed defenseman Kevan Miller to a four-year contract extension and added a pair of assistant coaches. Boston general manager Don Sweeney announced the moves Tuesday. Miller's extension will run through the 2019-20 season and have a cap figure of $2.5 million per year. He entered the offseason as an unrestricted free agent. The Bruins also signed...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Hire Bruce Cassidy, Jay Pandolfo As Assistant Coaches To Claude Julien

The Boston Bruins announced a few coaching changes Tuesday for the upcoming 2016-17 NHL season. Bruce Cassidy and Jay Pandolfo were added to head coach Claude Julien’s staff as assistants, while assistant Doug Jarvis will not be retained. Cassidy and Pandolfo join Joe Sacco and Bob Essensa as the assistants on the Bruins bench. Bruins coaching changes recapIn: Cassidy, PandolfoOut...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brad Marchand scores a goal from behind the goal line

The IIHF World Championships can be used as a developmental tournament for some countries while for others it is a chance to assert their dominance. Brad Marchand and Team Canada definitely fall into the latter category. Take a look at this absurd goal. Everything about that was absolutely fantastic. Marchand was a one-man wrecking crew on this play. A lot of people around the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Julien will return as Boston Bruins head coach

It was expected Boston head coach Claude Julien would be given the axe following the Bruins missing the playoffs for the second consecutive season, but on Thursday, it was surprisingly announced the club is retaining him. “I emphatically believe that Claude can take us through what has been a bumpy transition period. I have work to do,” general manager Don Sweeney said in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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