Bruins Rumors & News

  • Bruins' Chara believes in more good times to come "After Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz recently announced the 2016 season would be his last, the revelation was met with celebratory commentary about his career, which included three World Series championships. Someday before the end of this decade Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara might..." November 26

  • Jonas Gustavsson Backstops B’s To Wild OT Win Over Red Wings

    NESN "If the Boston Bruins’ last three games were the turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes at your Thanksgiving dinner, Wednesday’s was that funky-smelling green bean casserole your Aunt Margaret insists on bringing every year. The Detroit Red Wings thoroughly dominated the Bruins for the bulk of..." November 26

  • Will the Bruins re-sign Loui Eriksson?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Loui Eriksson, one of the key pieces Boston acquired in the Tyler Seguin trade, is in the last of his six-year, $25.5 million deal and will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. And, at least for now, there doesn’t appear to be much certainty about his future as a Bruin. “I’ll never,..." November 25

  • Bruins outlast Leafs for shootout win

    CSN New England "GOLD STAR: Tuukka Rask was energetic around the net and ready to take on shooters in the third period and overtime when the Bruins needed him most and made 14 saves while protecting the tied game into the shootout. He stopped both James van Riemsdyk and Leo Komarov in the third period on..." November 24

  • A brief history of the NHL pretending to fix scoring

    ESPN "The 1992-93 season is often seen as being among the best ever. Mario Lemieux beat cancer and had 160 points in 60 games. Teemu Selanne obliterated the rookie scoring record with 76 goals. A new wave of Russian stars such as Sergei Fedorov, Alexander Mogilny and Pavel Bure was dazzling fans. And..." November 24

  • The NHL's Most Valuable Teams "Combine lots of playoff hockey and a cash-rich arena with the National Hockey League’s biggest market and you get the sport’s most valuable franchise. For the first time since 2004 the New York Rangers are the most valuable team TISI +% in the NHL, worth $1.2 billion. The Rangers generated the..." November 24

  • Wins show B's still buying what Julien's selling

    CSN New England "There are still many questions surrounding this Boston Bruins team, starting with whether or not they’ll measure up to the playoffs at the end of the season. Given that the B’s are only a couple of points out of a playoff spot with three days until Thanksgiving, the ultimate playoff answer..." November 24

  • Report: NHL moving closer to testing players for cocaine

    Sportsnet "According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, The NHL could very well expand their current drug testing to include cocaine by the end of this season. Cocaine use among NHL players has been brought up several times in the past year. New York Rangers forward Jarret Stoll, then a member of the Los..." November 23

  • Tuukka Rask gets shutout as Bruins beat Maple Leafs 2-0

    Boston "Boston captain Zdeno Chara had plenty of time for once, and he made the most of it. Chara scored at 16:17 of the third period and Tuukka Rask held on for his second shutout of the season, leading the Bruins to a 2-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. ‘‘It’s a good..." November 22

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    BOS claims Landon Ferraro on waivers. Granberg to NSH on waivers.

  • Bruins recall Max Talbot

    The Score "The Boston Bruins are turning to a veteran to replace an injured rookie. Max Talbot has been recalled from Providence of the AHL in light of an injury to Frank Vatrano, and will likely suit up for Saturday's game against Toronto." November 21

  • NHL reportedly will add regular season bye weeks for each team beginning in 2016

    SB Nation "The NHL is taking a page from the NFL's playbook next season, as the league has reportedly agreed with the NHL Players Association to install bye weeks for every team in the 2016-17 schedule. Each club will receive a week off between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28 next season, according to ESPN reporter..." November 21

  • No discipline for Bruins’ Beleskey for slash on Zucker

    CSN New England "Bruins left winger Matt Beleskey won’t face any supplemental discipline for a slashing incident with Jason Zucker at the end of the Bruins' win over the Wild on Thursday night, according to a league source. Zucker went down like a ton of bricks in the closing seconds of Boston’s 4-2 win over..." November 20

  • Eriksson hat trick fuels Bruins 4-2 win over Wild

    CSN New England "Anytime one of your players outscores the entire opposition, it’s going to be a good night for the hometown team. In this case it was Loui Eriksson’s first hat trick with the Bruins that powered the Black and Gold to a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild at TD Garden. The win continues an..." November 20

  • NHL players were 'uncomfortable' with All-Star fantasy draft

    The Score "With the NHL announcing its surprising new format for the 2016 All-Star Game, involving a 3-on-3 mini-tournament, Mathieu Schneider of the NHLPA discussed what went wrong with the fantasy draft format used at the last three All-Star Games. "I think the concept was neat. In the beginning," said..." November 20

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    The league will fit the 5-day bye break into schedules for each team between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28 next season...

  • Bruins' Kevan Miller out four games with upper body injury

    CSN New England "It’s debatable how much he’ll be missed in the short term given his recent struggles, but the Bruins will be without Kevan Miller through Thanksgiving with an upper body injury. Miller was injured in the loss to the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night in which he was limited to just a couple of..." November 19

  • New format for Honda NHL All-Star Game announced "The 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game will be transformed into a 3-on-3 All-Star Tournament among the NHL's most talented star players from each division, the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL®) announced today. The new format will divide the..." November 19

  • Five Sharks score to beat Bruins

    Fear The Fin "It was a nail biter from start to finish, but the Sharks managed to come away with their third straight victory tonight in Boston. Joe Pavelski opened the scoring only 48 seconds into the game: The Bruins tied the game a few minutes later and got themselves a one goal lead on their first..." November 18

  • NHL All-Star Game to comprise 3 20-minute, 3-on-3 games

    ESPN "Changes are indeed afoot for January's NHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. How about three mini-games for the price of one? This year's All-Star Game will be three separate 20-minute, 3-on-3 games resulting from a four-team mini-playoff, sources confirmed to..." November 18

  • Gary Bettman earned $9.6 million in season that followed lockout

    The Score "NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reportedly earned more than $9.6 million in base salary and benefits in the season that followed the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign, according to the Sports Business Journal. Bettman's earnings represented an $800,000 raise from the previous year, in which he..." November 17

  • Seidenberg making an immediate impact for the Bruins

    CSN New England "It’s only two games into Dennis Seidenberg’s return to the Bruins after missing the first two months of training camp and the regular season, but the 34-year-old has undoubtedly made an impact already. Seidenberg is obviously still finding his game fully after going seven months between playing..." November 17

  • Bruins score 3 in 2nd period, beat Red Wings 3-1

    Boston "Patrice Bergeron scored the first of Boston’s three second-period goals that lifted the Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. David Krejci and Torey Krug also scored for the Bruins, who posted just their second home win this season (2-5-1). Boston’s Tuukka Rask..." November 15

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Claude Julien: "Not acceptable whats going on right now. We have to take responsibility that goes w/it. 10 mins of good hockey isnt enough"

  • Bruins forward Marchand fined for roughing "Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for roughing Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog during NHL Game No. 230 in Boston on Thursday, Nov. 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety..." November 14

  • Avalanche's Landeskog to have Player Safety hearing "Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog will have a hearing Friday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during a 3-2 Colorado win Thursday at TD Garden in Boston. Landeskog received a match penalty for an illegal..." November 13

  • Avalanche rallies for victory at Boston behind Matt Duchene's goal

    Denver Post "Another excellent result for the Avalanche on Thursday night coincided with another big goal from Matt Duchene. The suddenly cool-and-crisp Avs improved to 2-0 on their seven-game road trip by rallying from a two-goal deficit to beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 at TD Garden. Steady nerves..." November 13

  • NHL reviewing Landeskog, Marchand for incident

    CSN New England "The NHL Department of Player Safety is busy in their situation room on Thursday night after the second period string of events in Boston’s 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden. Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog was ejected from the win nearly six minutes into the second period when he..." November 13

  • Julien rips Bruins for ‘unacceptable’ play

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins looked liked they’d turned it around. Then came November. With last night’s home loss to Colorado, the B’s fell to 1-4-0 on the month, and 7-7-1 overall. Coach Claude Julien called his team’s play “unacceptable.” “Ten minutes of good hockey isn’t enough,” he said, per..." November 13

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    It's official: Dennis Seidenberg, Torey Krug in. Morrow and Trotman get popcorn.

  • Bruins defense could get lift with Dennis Seidenberg return Thursday

    CBS Sports "The Boston Bruins' defense could get a boost on Thursday night with the season debut of veteran defenseman Dennis Seidenberg when the team hosts the Colorado Avalanche. Seidenberg has yet to play in a game this season after he was sidelined in late September due to surgery to repair a lumbar..." November 12

  • Report: Bruins’ Alex Khokhlachev Out 4 To 6 Weeks After Hand Surgery

    NESN "Alex Khokhlachev’s streak of unfortunate luck continued Tuesday. Four days after Khokhlachev was reassigned from the Boston Bruins to the club’s AHL affiliate in Providence and three days after he injured his hand during a loss to the Utica Comets, the 22-year-old forward reportedly underwent..." November 12

  • Bruins' Pastrnak out with cracked foot, Krug skips another practice

    The Score "Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak "has a small, non-displaced crack in his foot," and there's no timetable for his return, general manager Don Sweeney said Wednesday. The 19-year-old has two goals and two assists in 10 games this season, but he hasn't played since Oct. 31." November 11

  • NHL considering bigger nets if it can’t shrink goalie gear

    Yahoo! Sports "David Poile sees it as a goalie-sized panic button. “The subject that no one wants to go to right now. The last resort,” said the Nashville Predators general manager. “The bigger nets.” Through 215 games, the NHL is averaging 5.26 goals per game played. Last season ended with a 5.32..." November 11

  • Are bigger nets the right answer for the NHL?

    Puck Drunk Love "After some pretty significant rule changes in the NHL it seems like changing the rulebook is the topic du jour around the league. Everyone has an opinion about how the league should be run but the most headway is being made when trying to change the rules. The most recent topic discussed is..." November 10

  • Report: NHL won't vote on expansion at Board of Governors

    Yardbarker "It looks like the wait for the final decision on NHL expansion is going to continue. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Monday that the matter of adding new teams to the NHL will not be voted on at the up-coming Board of Governors meeting, Dan Rosen of reported: “Commissioner..." November 10

  • Bruins send Talbot back to AHL

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins have reassigned veteran forward Max Talbot to AHL Providence. Talbot was recalled last week in the wake of Chris Kelly‘s injury. However, with the emergence of Frank Vatrano and the expected return of David Pastrnak from a foot contusion, Talbot was not able to maintain his..." November 10

  • Boston Busts Slump With 2-1 Win Over Islanders In Brooklyn

    NESN "For all of the Barclays Center’s faults as a hockey venue, it’s been kind to the Boston Bruins this season. The Bruins remained unbeaten in the New York Islanders’ new home building Sunday, getting goals from Ryan Spooner and Patrice Bergeron and a stellar performance from Tuukka Rask in a..." November 09

  • Canadiens break 2-2 tie late in third period to beat Bruins 4-2

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: David Desharnais scored a power-play goal with 1:08 remaining as the Canadiens used another strong third-period performance to come from behind and defeat the Boston Bruins 4-2 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Lars Eller tapped in a rebound of a shot by Alex Galchenyuk to tie the..." November 08

  • Julien: Undisciplined Bruins 'finding ways to lose'

    The Score "Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien did not hesitate in venting his frustrations following Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. After watching his team give up three goals in the third period en route to a third consecutive loss, Julien cited a clear lack of discipline as the..." November 08

  • B’s recall AHL goals leader Vatrano, Koko sent packing

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Bruins are swapping out one young forward prospect for another. Frankie Vatrano, the AHL’s reigning rookie of the month and leading goalscorer with 10 in 10 games, has been recalled from Providence — and to make room for him, Boston has sent back talented Russian forward Alexander..." November 07

  • Caps bounce back with rout of Bruins

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The Capitals set an unrealistic goal this season – going the entire season without back-to-back losses -- and so far they’ve met it. The Caps followed a sloppy 5-2 loss in Manhattan on Tuesday night with a hard-fought and much cleaner 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins Thursday night at Verizon..." November 06

  • Neely admits Bruins could've 'done some things differently' with Seguin

    The Score "The Boston Bruins' trading of now-superstar scorer Tyler Seguin remains a transaction nothing short of a nightmare. Unloading such an incredible talent and growing ambassador for the sport - who's steadily lifting the Dallas Stars to contender status - is a decision that becomes increasingly..." November 06

  • Pastrnak out for the next three games

    CSN New England "The Bruins will embark on a grueling three-game road trip through Washington, Montreal and Brooklyn over the next week, and they’ll be doing it without Chris Kelly, obviously, and now David Pastrnak as well. The 19-year-old missed Tuesday night’s loss to Dallas with a contusion in his foot after..." November 05

  • Tyler Seguin's Hat Trick Power Dallas Stars to 5-3 Win Over Boston Bruins

    Defending Big D "For the first 20 or so minutes of Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins, it looked like the Dallas Stars were well on their way to their first consecutive losses of the season. But Tyler Seguin wasn't about to let that happen. Yes, it's been more than two years since the Bruins sent the..." November 04

  • Chris Kelly to Miss 6-8 Months with Broken Femur "STATEMENT FROM BRUINS GENERAL MANAGER DON SWEENEY REGARDING BRUINS FORWARD CHRIS KELLY "Chris sustained a left femur fracture in the first period of the Bruins/Stars game on Tuesday, November 3 and was transported to Mass General Hospital. He will undergo surgery on Wednesday, November 4 at..." November 04

  • Bruins recall Talbot in wake of Kelly injury

    Pro Hockey Talk "Max Talbot is back with the Bruins today. Unfortunately, it took a serious injury to Chris Kelly for that to happen. Talbot was sent to the AHL last week. The 31-year-old played three games for Providence, registering four assists. With 6-8 months needed to recover from a left femur..." November 04

  • Bruins' Chris Kelly suffers leg injury in awkward fall to ice

    CBS Sports "Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly's opening shift in Tuesday night's game against the Dallas Stars is one he'd probably like to forget. It wasn't that he played poorly, but it appears that he suffered a fairly serious (and painful) leg injury after falling awkwardly. It's difficult to tell..." November 03

  • Julien: 'Lots of room for improvement' for Bruins

    CSN New England "There’s every reason to be fully satisfied with the overwhelmingly positive results the Boston Bruins are earning right now. They’re 6-0-1 in their last seven games and a four game winning streak has launched them into an early playoff spot after three miserable home losses kicked off this..." November 03

  • Benn, Price, Krejci named Stars of the Month "Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Boston Bruins center David Krejci have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of October. FIRST STAR – JAMIE BENN, LW, DALLAS STARS Benn shared first in the NHL with nine goals and led the League with..." November 02