2017 NHL Draft: Bruins Pick Urho Vaakanainen #18 Overall

With the 18th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Boston Bruins Have Selected Urho Vaakanainen From the JYP in Liiga. About Urho Vaakanainen Urho Vaakanainen won’t ever impress anybody on the scoresheet. He likely isn’t going to be a big point producer at any level of his career. Despite this, Vaakanainen has the potential to be an elite defenseman in the NHL due to his stay...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Bruins pick Finnish defenseman at No. 18

The Bruins went off the board, taking the 50th-ranked player, according to Red Line Report.
1 day ago

Bruins Round Table: Trade or Pick at 18th Overall?

With the NHL Draft quickly approaching, a few Boston Bruins writers here on The Hockey Writers gave their two cents on what the Bruins plan of action should be. Entering the draft with the 18th overall pick, there are a few options for the Bruins in terms of draft picks, and even potential trade options. It’s no secret at this point that the Bruins have assembled one of the better...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Brad Marchand Named to 2017 NHL First All-Star Team

Brad Marchand was named to the 2017 NHL First All-Star Team after collecting 39 goals this past season. 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago

Boston Bruins 2017-18 Season Schedule Released

The NHL released the entire 2017-18 schedule on Thursday afternoon. 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago

Bruins Beat Episode 80 Bruins Potential NHL Trade Frenzy | What Bruins Move? | NHL Expansion Draft

Bruins Beat returns with episode 80 with two new hosts in Jimmy Murphy and Joe Gill
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago

Bruins lose Colin Miller to Golden Knights in expansion draft

The defenseman, just 24, fits the profile of the new Las Vegas franchise.
3 days ago

Patrice Bergeron wins fourth Selke Award

Bergeron tied ex-Canadiens great Bob Gainey as the only player ever to win the award for the NHL’s top defensive forward four times.
3 days ago

2017 Selke Award Winner: Patrice Bergeron

An award that could one day be called the “Patrice Bergeron Trophy,” it comes as no surprise that Boston Bruins’ forward Patrice Bergeron has been named the winner of the 2017 Frank J. Selke Trophy, awarded annually to the forward who plays the best defensive game. Bergeron has been a Selke Trophy finalist six times in his career. It’s been an impressive run and Bergeron...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

WATCH: 001: Covering the Boston Bruins | NHL Expansion Draft | Which Players Will Vegas take? | NHL...

Bruins Beat Podcast on CLNS Media rebrands with a big change just like the NHL and Adidas. This is no joke Jimmy Murphy and Joe gill are taking over. In this inaugural episode Joe and Jimmy talk the madness that is going to be the next three week. Trades and trades galore as the Vegas Golden Knights build the team ahead of the expansion draft. They also talk about the players that...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Boston Bruins protected list

The National Hockey League will be adding a 31st team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, prior to the 2017-18 season. The addition of the Golden Knights means that there will be an expansion draft among the talent currently in the league. The front offices throughout the NHL have had to use strategic decision-making to minimize the risk of losing a key player to the new team. The Boston...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Why the Atlantic Division is there for the taking

With the 2016-2017 NHL season finished, it is time to look ahead to next season.  With the expansion draft coming, along with the NHL Entry Draft, major changes could be coming for a handful of teams throughout the league. The Boston Bruins, who made the playoffs for the first time since 2014, will look to take another step forward under head coach Bruce Cassidy.  Cassidy, who...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 079: Covering the Boston Bruins | Stanley Cup FInals | David Pastrnak Contract | Potential trade...

Mike and Jason are back with an all new Bruins Beat. The NHL season is officially over and they give their final takes on the Cup Finals. Mike and Jason discuss contract talks that David Pastrnak is having along with the many trade rumors. The Goldne Knights expansion draft is around the corner for tune in for another great episode.
Via YouTube
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: The Bruins Have Signed AHL Defenseman Cross to New Deal

Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Box Score 6/6: Rinne comes alive

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting on this sad dark day between NHL and NBA championship games. Oh, Nats-Dodgers is tonight? Well, if we must. Happy birthday today to Cam Neely, Björn Borg and Matt Belisle. On this date in in 1944, baseball...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Savard wants the NHL to give out big suspensions for any kind of hits to the head

Marc Savard’s career came to an abrupt end back in 2011 after suffering a series of concussions. Since that time, his life has been difficult ride as he struggled to deal with the lingering effects from those concussions while also coming to grips with the fact his career had ended.More recently, Savard has settled down, enjoyed his time with family and become an advocate for improved player...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 077: Covering the Boston Bruins | Signing of Anders Bjork | Stanley Cup Finals | Powered by CLNS...

The Bruins Beat is back like the Avengers! Mike is back from his battle with awesomeness....Jason is back from Big Sky Country and Joe is back (kind of) from his holy crusade to find a house! We talk the signing of Anders Bjork, Shawn Thornton's retirement and the Stanley Cup Final. Download and tune in!
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Off-season needs and possible line combinations

The Boston Bruins took a step forward this season when they made it back to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2014.  With a record of 44-31-7, the Bruins locked up the third spot in the Atlantic division and faced the Ottawa Senators in the first round.  Due to multiple injuries on defense, the Bruins fell to the Sens by a series score of 4-2.  Although the Bruins...
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Listen to NHL officials who were mic’d up in the first round of the playoffs

The action on the ice during an NHL game is an entirely different world which is only exposed when the players or officials wear microphones. The conversations and discussions are usually far different – and far more frequent – than what you might expect if you’re only used to watching games on TV.Several officials were mic’d up during the opening round of the playoffs and...
Via The Comeback
April 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Clarke MacArthur scores Senators’ series-winning goal after miraculous return to ice

Earlier this month, we shared the story of Clarke MacArthur’s emotional return to the ice for the Ottawa Senators, after the veteran forward had been out 18 months due to concussions. The Senators even ruled MacArthur out for the season in January!In my post about MacArthur’s unbelievable return, I mentioned how his story would be even more amazing if he could help the Senators...
Via The Comeback
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bruins fan throws objects at Senators players, tries to take stick

The Stanley Cup Playoffs showcase hockey at the highest level, and there’s often a lot left on the ice after a tough loss in a close game. Still, players are able to conduct themselves in a professional manner and move on to the next game.That’s not always the case with fans, though, which we saw after Game 3 of the Senators-Bruins series was in the books. It was a thrilling...
Via The Sports Daily
April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

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