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Boston Bruins: Evaluating their position in the East

After falling just short of earning a playoff season, the Boston Bruins are set to try to make another run for the playoffs this time around. The East is full of talented teams, including the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins. The Bruins did make some moves during the offseason, including signing right winger David Backes to a 5-year, $30 million deal earlier this month. Even...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Around the Rink 7/27/16

Backes touring Boston, more NHL signings, around the NHL, and much more!
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20 hours ago

Ice Bucket Challenge Leads To ALS Breakthrough

The Boston Bruins have always been trendsetters. They were one of the Original Six teams. They were the first team to integrate in the NHL.  A few years ago, the Black and Gold helped kicked off the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’, an event that spawned into a literal global phenomenon. Sure it was silly. We watched […] Boston Bruins: Ice Bucket Challenge Leads To ALS Breakthrough...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Prospects Who Could Make The Boston Bruins Roster

.The Boston Bruins seem content to go with what they have when it comes to defensemen. It’s the end of July, and the Black and Gold have signed seven blueliners to be part of the team.  Some of the fans are less than enthusiastic about this. The current squad of defensemen is nearly an exact […] Prospects Who Could Make The Boston Bruins Roster - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Is Marchand worth the money he’s reportedly asking for?

After Steven Stamkos decided against taking his talents to the open market, it put a real damper on the offseason. Most hockey fans were hoping that Stamkos would try and leverage other teams to have them all fight for his services. This next offseason we may see a similar arms race for a less impactful player. Reportedly, Brad Marchand has set his asking price for his next contract...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Success Relies On Tuukka Rask

Boston Bruins Success Depends On Tuukka Rask The Boston Bruins have missed the playoffs each of the last two seasons and blame can be put on certain individuals more than others. As far as players are concerned, the team’s defense has faltered in each of the last two seasons. Last year the black and gold’s […] Boston Bruins Success Relies On Tuukka Rask - Causeway Crowd - Causeway...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Bruins announce national TV schedule for 2016-17

The NHL and the Boston Bruins announced the team’s 2016-17 national television schedule Thursday. In total, 16 games will be broadcast on either NBC or NBC Sports Network, with all other matchups being televised locally on NESN. The Bruins are tied with the New York Rangers for the third-most appearances on national television, behind only […] The post Bruins announce national...
Via Boston.com
5 days ago

Brad Marchand Contract Extension Talks Have Begun, Bruins GM Says

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand is coming off the best season of his NHL career, and the team wants to keep him in the fold beyond next year. Don Sweeney said that talks with Brad Marchand's camp on a potential new contract have started. — Amalie Benjamin (@AmalieBenjamin) July 15, 2016 Marchand is entering the final season of a four-year, $18 million contract. It’s...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Prospect Jake DeBrusk’s Injury Story Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

Boston Bruins forward prospect Jake DeBrusk missed part of the 2015-16 Western Hockey League season with a lower body injury — a common designation that could refer to anything from a hangnail to a broken leg. Well, DeBrusk revealed the exact nature of the injury to WEEI.com’s DJ Bean on Wednesday, and it’s about as bad as you ever could have imagined. As he explained it...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins prospect Jake DeBrusk dealt with a painful testicle injury

Almost every prospect in every sport has a great story of triumph to tell when they make it to the next level. Bruins prospect Jake DeBrusk does as well, though he certainly had to overcome quite a bit in the season before he was taken in the 14th overall by Boston last year. DeBrusk missed some time during the 2015-16 season for the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Malcolm Subban Feels ‘Like A Tank’ In Return From ‘Pretty Crazy’ Injury

A fractured larynx is no joke. Just ask Malcolm Subban. Subban took a puck to the throat during warmups before the Providence Bruins’ Feb. 6 game against the Portland Pirates and immediately assumed it wasn’t a big deal. The Bruins goaltending prospect ended up staying in the hospital for five days for a scary neck injury that derailed his 2015-16 AHL season and left him temporarily...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Boston Bruins Bourque apologizes in drunken driving case

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque (bork) has apologized to his family, friends and fans for driving drunk last month. Bourque apologized in a statement Wednesday after admitting in Lawrence District Court that prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him of driving under the influence when he rear-ended a minivan in Andover on June 24. Bourque's '...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Boston Bruins star due in court on drunken driving charge

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque (bork) is expected to appear in a Massachusetts court to try to resolve a drunken driving charge. A spokeswoman for Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett confirmed that the office has been advised that Bourque will be in Lawrence District Court on Wednesday to try to resolve the case. Bourque pleaded not guilty last...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins working to extend Brad Marchand

The Boston Bruins have been pretty busy so far this summer, signing David Backes among others, which has temporarily taken the focus off of Brad Marchand and his contract which will expire after 2016-17. Despite the Bruins focusing heavily on the open market, GM Don Sweeney has stated that Marchand remains a focus and will be addressed in short order. Sweeney’s comments, via...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins sign Khudobin, Nash, Liles in free agency

On Friday, the Boston Bruins brought back trade deadline acquisition John-Michael Liles on a one-year, $2 million deal, while also adding his former teammates Anton Khudobin and Riley Nash, to fill more depth positions on the roster. #NHLBruins sign six players on opening day of free agency: https://t.co/Y2We1EVBjk — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) July 1, 2016 Liles came to the...
Via Total Sports Live
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign David Backes

On Friday, the Boston Bruins signed former St. Louis Blues forward and captain, David Backes to a five-year deal worth $30 million. The move comes after the team wasn’t able to re-sign winger Loui Eriksson, who signed in Vancouver with the Canucks. #NHLBruins sign forward David Backes to 5-year contract through 2020-21 worth an average annual value of $6 million: https://t.co...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Six teams have contacted Loui Eriksson's agent

As of Sunday evening, six teams have reached out to Loui Eriksson’s agent in an attempt to find out what kind of contract could lure the forward away from Boston. This report comes from WEEI and states that while there are numerous teams contacting Eriksson’s agent, the Bruins are warming up to the idea of extending the forward beyond four years. As expected, teams have...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Bruins star Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charge

ANDOVER, Mass. — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque has been arrested on a drunken driving charge.Andover police Lt. Cecilia Blais tells The Boston Globe the 55-year-old Bourque was arrested after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash in the city about 11:30 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported.Bourque was charged with operating under the influence, posted bail and was released...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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