Bruins Rumors & News

  • Providence pair up for Zdeno Chara's spot

    Boston Herald "Whether it’s Zach Trotman or Joe Morrow who gets the call tonight for the Bruins against the Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre — perhaps even both will — a great challenge and a great opportunity await. Both defensemen were recalled from Providence yesterday and one will fill the spot of the..." October 25

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    Mark Divver @MarkDivver

    Zach Trotman and Joe Morrow recalled from @AHLBruins and will be in Boston for practice this morning.

  • Islanders snap two-game skid with win over Bruins

    New York Post "The Bruins lost the game to the Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara. The 2009 Norris Trophy winner left Thursday night’s game in the first period with an undisclosed injury and didn’t return. Coach Claude Julien..." October 24

  • Report: Chara to Miss 4-6 Weeks With Ligament Damage In Knee

    Boston "The Bruins are about to get a taste of what it's like to live without their most indispensable player. According to Joe McDonald of ESPN Boston, Zdeno Chara, who left Thursday night's loss to the Islanders in the first period after a huge, open ice hit of Islanders' captain John Tavares, is out..." October 24

  • Bruins' Chara: Senators, city can help each other in healing process

    Ottawa Sun "The tweet appeared around noon Wednesday, some two hours after Ottawa had been rocked and shocked by the shootings that have left this entire country numb. It was short and to the point. And it spoke volumes. "@BostonBruins Our thoughts are with the city of Ottawa and those affected by..." October 24

  • Chara suffers undisclosed injury, won’t return on Thursday

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s unclear what is bothering Zdeno Chara, but it’s bad enough to end his Thursday night early. The Boston Bruins announced that he won’t return to tonight’s game against the New York Islanders, yet they didn’t even indicate which half of his body has been damaged. The precise moment of injury..." October 23

  • 'Awkward' and 'weird' for Boychuk to be an opponent

    CSN New England "Johnny Boychuk texted every member of the Bruins team after learning he’d been traded to the New York Islanders. It was the affable B’s defenseman’s way of saying goodbye to his teammates knowing they’d be hopping on the runaway train known as the NHL regular season and Boychuk would be spending..." October 22

  • Bruins rally to beat Sharks, 5-3

    CSN New England "The Bruins wanted to pull out their Tuesday best with the high-powered San Jose Sharks coming to town, and that’s exactly what they did. It wasn’t perfect for the Black and Gold, but they played arguably their best game of the season hanging with the Sharks all game prior to pulling it out with..." October 22

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Julien offered an update on Kevan Miller: suffered an upper body injury during his first period fight ^JI

  • Bruins’ Defensemen Bounce Back In Victory Over Sabres

    Boston "After Thursday’s loss to the Canadiens, the Bruins talked a lot about correcting their defensive mistakes and getting back to basics in their own zone. They weren't happy with their breakdowns in the defensive zone and knew they needed to correct those issues as it was a key factor in the..." October 19

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    MilanLucic: "I know [the Canadiens fans] can get under your skin sometimes, but they are great fans. They are what make the games fun"

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    Niklas Svedberg first off the ice in Buffalo.

  • Lucic fined $5k for gesture vs. Habs

    Pro Hockey Talk "According to a source, Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 — the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement — for last night’s antics in Montreal . Lucic made a lewd gesture to fans behind the Bruins penalty box after being assessed a boarding minor in the..." October 18

  • Milan Lucic gesture under review

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic almost escaped the Bell Centre with full marks for good behavior as all eyes watched him after his threats to Alexei Emelin and Dale Weise in the handshake line at the end of last year’s playoff series. Weise was scratched from the Montreal lineup in the 6-4 win over the Boston..." October 17

  • ‘Good thing I didn’t go blind': Fan shines laser at Bruins’ goalie Rask

    Pro Hockey Talk "A fan inside the Bell Centre in Montreal somehow came to the decision to shine a green laser pointer at Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during Thursday’s game against the Canadiens. The action was caught on replay. You can see in the video a green laser pointer scurrying around Rask, who was..." October 17

  • Bruins snap losing streak with 3-2 shootout win over Wings

    CSN New England "The Bruins needed their first win in Detroit in nearly seven years, and they needed to score some goals to alleviate mounting pressure. It may have taken some extra time, but they accomplished both goals in their 3-2 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. The win snapped..." October 16

  • Simon Gagne may give Bruins spark on offense

    Boston Herald "Can Seth Griffith be a legitimate first-line right winger, or at least represent a viable stopgap measure until a better option shakes loose on the trade market? Can Ryan Spooner and Matt Fraser establish themselves as NHL players? What are the best defensive pairs from the seven blueliners..." October 15

  • Bruins sign Gagne: one year, $600K

    Pro Hockey Talk "After a slow start to the season in which they’ve scored four goals in four games, the Bruins are rolling the dice on a veteran sniper. Simon Gagne, who was with the B’s in training camp and preseason, has agreed to a one-year deal worth $600,000, per ESPN. Gagne, 34, didn’t play at all last..." October 14

  • Iginla has 'no doubts' the Bruins 'will be just fine'

    CSN New England "It was a triumphant return for Jarome Iginla. His Colorado Avalanche literally pulled off a last-second, 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Monday afternoon, and Iginla had a couple of shot attempts and a hit to go along with a plus-1 rating (he was on the ice for Jamie McGinn’s..." October 14

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Niklas Svedberg in goal for Bruins. Patrick Roy already considering pulling his goalie to start.

  • Bruins hope Griffith can bring spark

    Boston Herald "Coach Claude Julien all but promised some kind of move after Saturday night’s eye-opening loss to the Washington Capitals and, when the Bruins reconvened for a battle-heavy practice at the Garden yesterday morning, there was indeed a new face in the lineup as well as a rearrangement of a few deck..." October 13

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Coach was asked whether Krejci will be good to go for tomorrow's game; still TBD, but he "hopes so" ^JI

  • Bruins’ recall Griffith from Providence

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins have recalled Seth Griffith from the Providence Bruins and sent Craig Cunningham to the American Hockey League. Griffith would be an option for Claude Julien as the Bruins prepare for a meeting with the Colorado Avalanche Monday. The 21-year-old has one goal in two AHL..." October 12

  • Bruins not looking for scapegoats in drubbing

    CSN New England "It might be easy to blame the new guys added to the Bruins mix this season when the team is trying to wrap it’s collective mind around the team’s sluggish start to the season. After all Matt Fraser and Ryan Spooner haven’t contributed anything offensively, and fourth liners Craig Cunningham and..." October 12

  • Ovechkin gets Caps on the board with win over Bruins

    CSN Washington "Alex Ovechkin netted his first and second goals of the season in the opening period, Mike Green celebrated his return to the lineup with a power-play goal and Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson and Andre Burakovsky each picked up two assists for the Capitals, who finished off a dominant effort..." October 12

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    KHL Medvescak Zagreb @KHL_MedvescakZG

    From @NHL to @khl! Welcome to #Medvescak Zagreb Ville Leino!! http://t.co/W6UQmigmDL #togetherweare

  • Bruins’ Adam McQuaid hopes injuries are all behind him

    Boston Globe "The qualifier was there, and it loomed over the statement. Asked about his defensive rotation Wednesday, Bruins coach Claude Julien said, “A top-four role, I think there’s a lot of guys that can play in those roles. Torey Krug is a good defenseman, so is Adam McQuaid, when he’s healthy.” And..." October 11

  • Red Wings open with special victory over Bruins

    Detroit News "The Red Wings certainly hope there will be plenty more of these in the 81 games left. There were plenty of things that went right for the Red Wings as they defeated the Boston Bruins — the team that ended the Red Wings' season last April — 2-1 in Thursday's regular season opener. Two..." October 10

  • Late goal by Kelly gives Bruins 2-1 win over Flyers

    CSN New England "It wasn’t pretty for either team as so many opening nights go for hockey teams, but the good guys won in the end. Chris Kelly beat Michael Del Zotto in a one-on-one battle in front on a loose puck, and was able to push the puck past Steve Mason in the final minutes for the rousing 2-1 victory..." October 09

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

  • Top 10 NHL breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season

    Sports-Kings "Every year, there’s a crop of new faces that make their mark on the NHL landscape. In the upcoming season, these 10 players should breakout and put their name on the hockey map. Honorable mentions: LW Sam Bennett, Calgary Flames; C Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers; D Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas..." October 08

  • Marchand irked with media who said he was on trade block

    CSN New England "Brad Marchand has decided to turn the tables on some members of the Boston Bruins media corps. The Bruins agitator heard his name mentioned -- along with Johnny Boychuk -- in trade rumors this summer as the Bruins looked for ways to escape salary cap jail. Marchand was coming off a season in..." October 08

  • David Krejci put on injured reserve

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Bruins have placed top-line center David Krejci on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury he suffered in the second period of Saturday's final preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden. Per the collective bargaining agreement, Krejci will miss a minimum of seven..." October 08

  • Fraser, Robins, Spooner stick with Bruins, Pastrnak to AHL, Krejci misses practice

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "So, after much roster hemming and hawing, Ryan Spooner is sticking with the Bruins, as is Providence Punchisizer Bobby Robins. Surprising no one after the good noise about him this preseason, Matt Fraser also made the team. David Krejci has been banged up, and we hope it's not serious. The Bruins..." October 07

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Claude Julien said David Krejci's minor issue suffered vs DET hasnt healed as well as they would've hoped. He was missing from practice tday

  • Boychuk won't rule out return to Bruins

    CSN New England "Johnny Boychuk took a day to collect his thoughts, commiserate a little bit and simply wrap his brain around the fact that he was no longer a member of the Boston Bruins. But the B’s defenseman woke up on Sunday morning, and phoned CSNNE.com as he was driving to TD Garden to pick up his equipment..." October 06

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Saw David Krejci walk thru B's dressing room after game & he didn't look like anything was noticeably bothering him physically #BruinsTalk

  • Islanders acquire defencemen Boychuk, Leddy

    Sportsnet.ca "The New York Islanders strengthened arguably their biggest weakness by acquiring defencemen Nick Leddy and Johnny Boychuk in separate trades Saturday. The Islanders got Leddy from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for ex-Toronto Marlies defenceman T.J. Brennan, defensive prospect Ville Pokka..." October 05

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    BOS puts Jordan Caron on waivers.

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    Matt Kalman @TheBruinsBlog

    Julien says he hasn't come to a conclusion about Gagne. But the coach used the word "intrigued" a couple times. He's my 13th F if not yours.

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    David Pastrnak cleared medically, and will play tonight vs Isles. B's havent ruled out keeping him into reg season to get longer look at him

  • Chiarelli holds off B's day of financial reckoning

    CSN New England "Peter Chiarelli admitted as he chatted with the media Monday afternoon that this has been more of “a tiring preseason” than he’d like. That shouldn’t really come as much of a surprise, though. A portion of his normal summer work spilled over into training camp, which he finally completed Monday..." October 01

  • Robins pushing for roster spot with intense play

    CSN New England "He didn’t factor into the scoring when it was all said and done on Tuesday night, but AHL enforcer Bobby Robins undoubtedly put his imprint on the preseason game between the Bruins and Islanders. The B’s ultimately lost by a 5-3 score to drop their preseason record to 2-2-1 in training camp, but..." October 01

  • Bruins Notebook: GM avoids using tools of the trade

    Boston Herald "General manager Peter Chiarelli made it clear yesterday, he never considered trading away one or more of the Bruins’ veterans explicitly to clear salary-cap space in order to give free agents Reilly Smith and Torey Krug deals more to their liking. “I’m sure that’s what a lot of people thought,”..." September 30

  • Bruins Sign Defenseman Torey Krug and Forward Reilly Smith to One-Year Contracts

    NHL.com "Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, September 29, that the club has signed defenseman Torey Krug and forward Reilly Smith to one-year contracts through the 2014-15 season, each worth an annual cap figure of $1.4 million. In his first full season at the NHL level last..." September 29

  • Bruins release Ville Leino from tryout deal

    CBSSports.com "The Boston Bruins' experiment with NHL veteran forward Ville Leino is over. Leino, who was bought out by the Buffalo Sabres in the offseason, was released from his tryout contract by the club per general manager Peter Chiarelli. Considering the Bruins finally managed to re-sign restricted free..." September 29

  • Pastrnak returns to the practice ice for B's

    CSN New England "The Bruins returned to the practice ice on Sunday morning, and it appears that they’ve again whittled down their numbers based on the bodies on the ice at TD Garden. David Pastrnak made his return to practice, and a number of the younger players – Ben Sexton, Brian Ferlin and Seth Griffith..." September 28

  • Caron’s play makes an impression

    Boston Herald "For Matt Fraser, Seth Griffith and Jordan Caron, it was a pleasant visit to the nation’s capital, even if the Bruins did lose a two-goal lead and end up dropping a 5-4 decision in overtime to the Capitals. The Caps had a far more veteran lineup, so it was a good opportunity for a lot of young..." September 27

  • Gagne makes big jump forward in 2nd preseason game

    CSN New England "It might have ended with a nice play for a meaningless preseason empty net goal, but the full body of work for Simon Gagne was much improved in his second exhibition game wearing the Black and Gold. The 34-year-old notched the empty net goal to make it a 2-0 final win for the Bruins over the..." September 25

  • Fraser making push for B's roster with solid first step

    CSN New England "Matt Fraser has already said many times in the last few weeks that he doesn’t want to be a “one hit wonder” from last year’s playoffs. The Bruins winger had a career high point when he scored an overtime game-winner in Game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens last spring, but now the 24-year-old..." September 24