Bruins Rumors & News

  • Bruins punish Sabres in OT

    Boston Herald "The Bruins played the Buffalo Sabres for the final time this season last night at the Garden, and they will be glad to be rid of the up-and-comers. After needing a shootout Thursday in Buffalo to collect two points, the B’s could not get rid of the Sabres in regulation last night and had to go..." February 07

  • Malcolm Subban hospitalized after taking puck to throat

    Sportsnet "Boston Bruins prospect Malcolm Subban was taken to the hospital Saturday after a scary incident prior to an AHL game between the Providence Bruins and Portland Pirates." February 07

  • Adam McQuaid is close to rejoining Bruins

    Boston Globe "Finally, help will arrive soon for the Bruins’ defense corps, and here’s the kind of guy they’re about to add, by the eye of coach Claude Julien: “When you talk about a solid defensive defenseman, he is that. Not only that, he gives us that toughness we like from our group. We have missed that..." February 06

  • Ryan Spooner leads Bruins past Sabres 3-2 in shootout

    Boston "Five players on the Buffalo Sabres had a chance to stop Brad Marchand before the streaking Boston Bruins forward finished his end-to-end rush with a flourish. Marchand scored his eighth goal in eight games to help Boston erase a two-goal deficit, and Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the..." February 05

  • Bruins must use trade deadline to establish an identity

    Boston "The Boston Bruins are in purgatory, a mishmash of streakiness that has surprisingly put the team in playoff position after last summer’s purge, but with an inconsistency that is the equation resulting from the sum of its parts. At 26-18-5, the Bruins, who open the post-All-Star break of their..." February 05

  • B's Gustavsson gets clearance to resume playing

    CSN New England "While he won’t be jumping back into the fray on Thursday night against the Sabres, Jonas Gustavsson has been fully cleared medically after an elevated-heart-rate scare just prior to the All-Star break and is back with the Bruins. The Swedish netminder with his teammates at the First Niagara..." February 05

  • Ferraro getting back on track with B's fourth line

    CSN New England "Landon Ferraro had experienced a bit of a lull in recent weeks after getting off to such a torrid start as a new member of the Boston Bruins. There was a rock bottom element to his minus-3 performance against the Ducks going into the All-Star break. So while the end result wasn’t good in Boston’s..." February 04

  • McQuaid back on practice ice after lengthy absence

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid was skating on his own for the past three days, but took a step up on Thursday while hopping on the ice for Bruins morning skate with his teammates at the First Niagara Center. Clearly, the rangy, rugged defenseman is at least a few days away from even entertaining a return date to..." February 04

  • Report: Majority of GMs would approve of play-in game for final playoff seeds

    The Score "First the coach's challenge, now a wild-card play-in game? Bob McKenzie reported Wednesday on NBC that 16-of-28 general managers polled would be in favor of the NHL borrowing another idea, and adopting an MLB-style single elimination play-in game to determine the final wild-card seed in each..." February 04

  • Animated Julien runs B's through intense practice

    CSN New England "The Bruins skated for well over an hour at Ristuccia Arena on Wednesday morning, and competed through battle drills and effort exercises while head coach Claude Julien bellowed instructions with a loud and animated voice. It was exactly what the doctor ordered after a tentative, slack effort in an..." February 03

  • Maple Leafs' offence comes to life in OT win over Bruins

    Toronto Sun "As the majority of NHL teams launch into the post all-star break battle for a playoff spot, the Maple Leafs are fighting for their professional lives. And they know it. The deeper they go into this season that was always going to be hopeless in terms of the standings, the more they stand the..." February 03

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Jonas Gustavsson cleared to practice, but not to play, per Julien.

  • Bruins Place Gustavsson on IR, Recall Subban from Providence on an Emergency Basis & Recall Pastrnak "Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 1, that the club has placed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on injured reserve and recalled goaltender Malcolm Subban from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis. Sweeney also announced that the team has recalled forward David..." February 01

  • Bruins tweaks: Gustavsson on IR, Subban and Pastrnak recalled

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins made some noteworthy roster moves as the All-Star break draws to a close on Monday. Let’s start in net. Jonas Gustavsson was placed on injured reserve, opening up an emergency recall for fellow goalie Malcolm Subban. The larger on-ice impact may come with David Pastrnak..." February 01

  • John Scott, NHL All-Star Game set ratings record for NBCSN

    Yahoo! Sports "There was no doubt that the perfect storm of The John Scott Phenomenon and the NHL’s reinvigorated 3-on-3 All-Star Game format had provided an uptick in attention for the midseason classic. The only question was if that would actually translate into a spike in viewership as well, or if the..." February 01

  • MVP John Scott and new format win praise at NHL All-Star game

    Los Angeles Times "The least likely All-Star was voted the most valuable player of the NHL's first venture into three-on-three play at its midseason showcase, proving that the worst intentions can sometimes have an unimaginably good outcome. A ride that began when enforcer John Scott was jokingly promoted as the..." February 01

  • NHL players excited for 3-on-3 All-Star Game

    Tennessean "Few cities fully understand and embody the concept of entertainment like Nashville, which is evident by the flair that exudes from every event that it holds. That inherent flavor is why the Predators, who are hosting their first NHL All-Star Game on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena, wanted to make..." January 30

  • Should Bruins look to trade Zdeno Chara?

    CSN New England "Radio analyst Bob Beers talks with Felger And Mazz on 98.5 The Sports Hub about the possibility of the Bruins trading Zdeno Chara to fully embrace rebuilding the defense." January 30

  • There are barely any good NHL teams and it sucks

    New York Post "Parity? Yes. Good hockey? No. The prevalent idea that permeates down from the NHL offices on Sixth Avenue states having so many teams so closely bunched makes for good entertainment. As the All-Star break has begun, let us clarify that idea: The more teams that have a chance to make the..." January 30

  • Pastrnak sent to Providence for All-Star break

    CSN New England "The Bruins announced on Wednesday that David Pastrnak has been assigned to the Providence Bruins with the NHL parent club officially on All-Star break. It’s likely just a move to get a couple of days of practice in for the young right winger along with Friday night’s P-Bruins game against..." January 28

  • Self-aware NHL all-star John Scott has many in his corner

    Toronto Sun "Midway through the second period, John Scott began to grow antsy. The hulking enforcer, who had been sitting for nearly 15 minutes in a 2-2 game, stood up, shook loose his legs, and looked pleadingly in the direction of the head coach. But it was no use. It was clear Scott’s place was on the..." January 28

  • Jonas Gustavsson left Boston's Tuesday game due to 'elevated heart rate'

    Yahoo! Sports "Boston Bruins goaltender Jonas Gustavsson left Tuesday’s game against the Anaheim Ducks for “precautionary reasons due to an elevated heart rate” the team announced Wednesday. After leaving the game following the first period, he spent the night at Massachusetts General Hospital. “All..." January 28

  • Ducks get goals from six players as they rout Bruins

    Orange County Register "The day started off with a jolt for the Ducks and ended with a shock for those who’ve watched them play for four months. The team that once found it a great chore to score is now lighting the red lamp with regularity. An offensive explosion of volcanic proportions occurred Tuesday night at TD..." January 27

  • Bruins' Gustavsson leaves game, is hospitalized "Boston Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson was taken to the hospital after he left the game Tuesday against the Anaheim Ducks at TD Garden following the first period. Gustavsson, making his second start in three games, had 14 saves on 16 shots." January 27

  • Majority of coaches remain in favour of challenge concept

    TSN "It's not that NHL coaches don't appreciate having the coach's challenge at their disposal this season for the first time ever... Well, actually, that's not entirely true as six of 27 NHL head coaches polled by TSN don't like the coach's challenge at all and would just as soon see it..." January 27

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    chris stewart @Cstew_80

    @RealJackEdwards RealJackEdwards ,,thx for verbally attacking my character live on air tonight #classy

  • Claude Julien didn't know if Jonas Gustavsson left Tuesday's game because of an issue related to his heart

    Boston Globe "When the Bruins came out for the second period of Tuesday night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks, starter Jonas Gustavsson did not come out with them. Tuukka Rask replaced him in net. Gustavsson did not appear on the bench. It was revealed later the 31-year-old Gustavsson left the game with an..." January 27

  • Connolly's late 3rd-period goal lifts Bruins past Flyers

    Boston "Boston had two third-period leads against Philadelphia disintegrate into losses already this season. The Bruins wasted another lead against the Flyers on Monday night. Brett Connolly kept them from blowing the game. Connolly redirected Zdeno Chara’s shot from the point with 1:54 left,..." January 26

  • Bruins seem certain to deal Eriksson by deadline

    CSN New England "The wheels are beginning to turn for the Boston Bruins as the Feb. 29 trade deadline approaches. Loui Eriksson has been the main topic of conversation in recent weeks -- and most of the year, actually -- because he’s enjoying a monster season and his contract is about to expire. Eriksson is..." January 26

  • Bruins' Connolly still top-flight winger

    Boston Herald "To no one’s surprise, Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand have been very good this year. The Bruins’ dynamic duo are 1-2 in goal-scoring (Marchand, 19, and Bergeron, 18). There hasn’t been much predictable about this year’s Bruins, but the steady production of that pairing has been bankable since..." January 25

  • How to Fix the NHL’s Coach’s Challenge

    The Hockey Writers "It’s no secret. The NHL’s coach’s challenge has not gone as smoothly as hoped in its inaugural season. It was put into place in order to give teams an option to challenge goals which they thought were not ‘good goals’ as deemed by the NHL rulebook. However, the two times when a coach can..." January 25

  • Canada’s falling dollar could be raising hopes for a Seattle NHL expansion team

    Seattle Times "It turns out the prediction of a January vote by Seattle City Council on a Sodo District arena was not only optimistic, but downright delusional. City Hall sources now indicate a vote to cede Occidental Avenue South for Chris Hansen’s project won’t happen before late March, early April at best...." January 25

  • Escrow went up…again

    Pro Hockey Talk "Escrow has risen from 16 percent to 18 percent, according to multiple reports. No surprise there, given the Canadian dollar’s plunge. With seven of the NHL’s 30 teams in Canada, there was no way league revenues weren’t going to be affected. Some had predicted escrow would go up even..." January 25

  • Bruins beat Blue Jackets in shootout

    WEEI Boston "As the expression goes, a win is a win even if it takes a shootout to get the win against the worst team in the NHL. That was the story for the Bruins Saturday night, as they managed only two regulation goals against a Blue Jackets squad that entered the night not only the worst team in the..." January 24

  • Bruins' David Pastrnak learns lesson

    Boston Herald "If Bruins forward David Pastrnak can get rolling, he’ll open up more offense for the rest of the team and take some heat off the defense corps by providing more goal support. The 19-year-old’s emergence as a difference-changer for the Bruins hit a snag Thursday night when Pastrnak was charged..." January 23

  • Canucks’ Daniel Sedin skins Bruins with milestone markers in Boston

    Vancouver Sun "He is not the greatest goal-scorer the Vancouver Canucks have had, but became Thursday the leading goal-scorer in franchise history. And that, too, tells you how special Daniel Sedin really is. The 35-year-old winger, talked into staying in the National Hockey League a long time ago by Markus..." January 22

  • Bruins GM doesn’t deny possibility of trading Loui Eriksson

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins aren’t denying it: there’s a chance they might need to trade Loui Eriksson. Bruins GM Don Sweeney addressed the rumors during a NESN interview on Thursday, admitting that the two sides have entered in discussions, and the “first priority” would be to re-sign the pending..." January 22

  • Huge If True: What should Bruins do with Loui Eriksson?

    Yahoo! Sports "The Rumor As noted at the Winter Classic, the Bruins are facing a pretty major decision: Do they keep Loui Eriksson or not? This is the kind of issue that should weigh heavily on GMs, because if the job is all about maximizing the value of each dollar spent, guys heading into their early 30s..." January 22

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    C. Miller, Kemppainen & Randell the scratches for #NHLBruins. Lineups:

  • No doubt Bruins-Canucks rivalry 'has faded a bit'

    CSN New England "It’s pretty obvious the heat has been removed from the Bruins/Canucks rivalry that sparked brightly for a stretch of two or three years. It all rotated around the contentious 2011 Stanley Cup Final matchup between the two, of course, that featured Alex Burrows biting Patrice Bergeron, Brad..." January 21

  • Bruins forward David Krejci activated after missing 10 games

    ESPN "After missing 10 games because of an upper-body injury, Bruins forward David Krejci was activated from injured reserve on Thursday. Bruins president Cam Neely told 98.5 WBZ on Thursday that Krejci will be in the lineup against the Canucks at TD Garden on Thursday. As a result of Krejci's..." January 21

  • Report: Rangers sign former Bruin Daniel Paille

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have reportedly signed forward Daniel Paille, according to The Hockey News. The report has yet to be confirmed by the club, but all indications are that the two sides have come to terms on an agreement. Prior to the start of the regular season, Paille signed a..." January 21

  • Reports: Bruins, Loui Eriksson Having Preliminary Contract Discussions

    NESN "Loui Eriksson is an unrestricted free agent after the 2015-16 season, but the Bruins and the right wing reportedly are beginning to discuss options that would keep him in Boston beyond this year. Eriksson and the Bruins are engaging in preliminary contract discussions, according to ESPN’s..." January 20

  • B's gain some measure of Winter Classic revenge vs. Habs

    CSN New England "While it wasn’t exactly the same as getting shellacked at the Winter Classic on a national stage for the hockey world to see, the Bruins gained some measure of revenge served cold against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. They never trailed in a game they eventually won by a 4-1 score –..." January 20

  • Sign or trade? Bruins mull options with Eriksson

    CSN New England "The Boston Bruins have reportedly opened preliminary contract extension talks with Loui Eriksson to explore whether or not they can retain the unrestricted free agent winger in the final year of his contract with Boston, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. The 30-year-old Eriksson is second on..." January 20

  • Bruins Wisely Putting David Pastrnak To Good Use During Return To Full Health

    CBS Boston "With a level of speed and skill that convinced the Bruins to draft him 25th overall in 2014 and a maturity level that made it possible for the Bruins to integrate him into their NHL roster as an 18-year-old last season, David Pastrnak has earned his status as a unique talent on Boston’s..." January 20

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    The NHL executive committee meeting on expansion is today in NY. No announcement should be made after. #tvasports

  • Patrice Bergeron's goal puts him ahead of Cam Neely in all-time Bruins scoring

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "Prior to this game, Patrice Bergeron was tied with Cam Neely with 590 points as a Bruin. Tonight? Well, tonight he made Mike Condon look silly Bergeron is now the sole holder of 9th in the Bruins all-time scoring list with 591. Next up? Terry O'Reilly with 606." January 20

  • Talbot and fourth line finding their way with Bruins

    CSN New England "It probably took even a little while longer than maybe Max Talbot even expected to really work his way into the regular Bruins lineup, but the fourth-line grinder is getting there for the Black and Gold. After a couple of stints back-and-forth to the AHL to start the season, the 31-year-old..." January 19

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Krejci ruled out for tonight vs Habs