Bruins Rumors & News

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    This 1st round has the makings to be the best 1st round in the salary cap era, all 16 teams are strong, skilled and determined with no team having a huge edge over the other. If you enjoyed the regular season, let us remind you, you ain't seen nothing yet. April 16

  • Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

    Pro Hockey Talk "A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this..." April 16

  • Multiple Bruins dealing with fly; no update on Daniel Paille

    WEEI Boston "Multiple Bruins are dealing with the flu, Bruins coach Claude Julien said after Tuesday’s practice. Missing from the practice were Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Matt Bartkowski, Andrej Meszaros and Kevan Miller. Julien would not specify which Bruins have the flu..." April 15

  • Bruins' Chiarelli built winner using Red Wings' model "Long before Peter Chiarelli took over as general manager of the Boston Bruins, he admired the way the Detroit Red Wings went about their business. Chiarelli, who started in his current role prior to the 2006-07 season, even tried to steal a little of the Red Wings' secret formula when he made..." April 15

  • Sabres, Panthers have best odds for 2014 NHL draft lottery

    Pro Hockey Talk "With their seasons now complete, non-playoff teams can start looking forward to one of the biggest dates on their offseason calendars — the annual draft lottery. This year’s lottery will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 15), determining the order of the first 13 picks of the ’14 Draft, which..." April 15

  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds: Bruins favored to win Cup "With the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin Wednesday, Bovada revealed their odds for the postseason. The Boston Bruins, winner of the Presidents' Trophy as the NHL's regular-season champ and last year's Stanley Cup runner up, is the favorite to claim the top prize at the end of the..." April 14

  • Martin Brodeur earns 688th win and a moving postgame ovation as Devils beat Bruins, 3-2

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was Patrik Elias who suggested to Martin Brodeur that he should skate out to center ice all alone and absorb the cheers and “Thank You Marty” chants after what may very well have been his final game for the Devils. The reaction from the sellout crowd of 16,592 in Prudential Center Sunday..." April 14

  • Bruins clinch NHL's top record, beat Sabres 4-1

    Boston Globe "Cheering fans stood and waved gold and black towels as the Boston Bruins claimed the Presidents’ Trophy for the NHL’s best regular-season record. The celebration will be a lot bigger if the Bruins achieve their ultimate goal, winning the Stanley Cup. ‘‘We've still got to do some work here in..." April 13

  • Sabres lose five players to injury in loss to Bruins

    Pro Hockey Talk "Buffalo Sabres goalie Matt Hackett wasn’t the only player to get hurt in their 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins. Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff (concussion) and forwards Matt D’Agostini (lower-body), Brian Flynn (lower-body), and Chris Stewart (re-injured ankle) all left the Saturday afternoon tilt..." April 13

  • Spooner sent back to Providence Bruins

    CSN New England "The Bruins were able to pull Ryan Spooner up for a game this week that allowed Patrice Bergeron to rest his weary body, and then returned him back to Providence on Friday afternoon. Spooner played 14:18 in the 2-1 shootout loss to the Jets on Thursday night at the MTS Center, and finished with a..." April 12

  • Sabres G Matt Hackett stretchered off ice after collision "The Buffalo Sabres were just trying to play out the season and get some minutes for their younger players. While playing the Boston Bruins Saturday afternoon, the game proved rather costly for the league's last place team. Sabres' top goaltending prospect Matt Hackett was injured when he was..." April 12

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    Kevin Paul Dupont @GlobeKPD

    Bergeron finished after 40. Will not return. Club provides no further details.

  • Rookie goalie Michael Hutchinson leads Winnipeg Jets to shootout win over Bruins

    Winnipeg Sun "The Winnipeg Jets may be well out of the NHL playoff picture, but they didn’t feel like just handing two points to the visiting Boston Bruins, Thursday. Evander Kane scored with just under two minutes left in the third period to force overtime, and the Jets went on to a 2-1 shootout victory in..." April 11

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    Looks like #Bruins will be without C Patrice Bergeron and D Zdeno Chara this evening vs #NHLJets

  • Bruins' Krejci back in vs. Jets, Bergeron likely to rest "The Boston Bruins can move a step closer to their first Presidents' Trophy since the 1989-90 season when they meet the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday at MTS Centre. The Bruins have 114 points and lead the Anaheim Ducks by two points for the NHL lead in points. The Bruins, who begin a stretch of..." April 10

  • Bruins Dennis Seidenberg skates for first time since surgery

    Boston Herald "The hopes of Dennis Seidenberg returning to the Bruins some time this season remain slim, but he took a significant step yesterday. According to a source, the defenseman skated at Ristuccia Arena for the first time since undergoing knee surgery. It’s believed he skated for about 15 minutes, and..." April 09

  • Wild rallies past Bruins, wins in shootout to clinch top wild-card spot in playoffs

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "There were 12 minutes left in the second intermission Tuesday night. Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” rang out of Xcel Energy Center’s loudspeakers. Fans were buying concessions, using restrooms, chatting away as they waited for players to file back out for the third period. The Wild had just..." April 09

  • Smith wins Bruins Seventh Player Award

    CSN New England "Reilly Smith has enjoyed just a single goal scored in his last 26 games amid a sputtering end to his first full season in Boston, but Saturday was a positive day all the same. Smith finished with a shot on net and a plus-1 in 15 minutes of active ice time in Boston’s 5-2 victory over the..." April 06

  • Bruins power past Flyers, 5-2

    CSN New England "The Bruins wanted to stay sharp with tightly competitive games right up to the playoffs, and that’s exactly what they are getting. But the B’s found the perfect play at the perfect time to execute yet another victory, their 53rd of the season, in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at TD..." April 06

  • Two NHL coach of the year candidates match wits today

    USA Today "Two of the top Jack Adams Award candidates will be facing each other this afternoon when the Colorado Avalanche visit the St. Louis Blues. We handicap our favorites to win coach of the year: 1. Patrick Roy (Colorado) The Avalanche were the Western Conference’s worst team last season, and..." April 05

  • Bruins' Iginla out vs. Flyers, 'not a healthy scratch' "Boston Bruins forward Jarome Iginla was not in the lineup Saturday afternoon against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Bruins tweeted Iginla was "not a healthy scratch," but did not say whether the injury keeping him out of the lineup was the same lower-body injury that caused him to miss their game..." April 05

  • Leafs’ OT win keeps playoff hopes alive another day

    Toronto Star "In a different situation, you might argue this was a victory that happened in such a way that a team could really build on it. But for the Maple Leafs, there really isn’t time for that, is there? Not enough games left to build up a head of steam. Just maybe enough to to squeak into the second..." April 04

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    So, up front: Jarome Iginla back in, Carl Soderberg out (wife expecting), Jordan Caron remains in the lineup ^CS

  • Red Wings steal win over Bruins with third-period comeback

    Detroit News "The Red Wings didn’t really belong in Wednesday’s game, if you looked at the statistics or watched for any length of time. The Boston Bruins dominated for long stretches, and were the better team for 40 minutes. But they play 60 minutes. And the Red Wings were just good enough for just long..." April 03

  • Bruins D-man spot up for grabs before postseason

    CSN New England "With seven games remaining, the only real lineup spot up for playoff grabs with the Boston Bruins is one of the six places on the B’s defenseman corps. When the Bruins dealt for Andrej Meszaros at the beginning of March, they brought on board a veteran seventh defenseman to compete for one of..." April 02

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Jarome Iginla out tonight with a lower-body injury ^BB

  • Hope is to keep Iginla next season

    Boston Herald "Bruins fan may wonder, quite reasonably, why the B’s haven’t yet signed Jarome Iginla to a contract extension. The answer is: They would if they could, but they can’t. Iginla — one of the hottest goal-scorers in the NHL, with 10 goals in the last 10 games — will become an unrestricted free..." March 31

  • Bruins beat Flyers 4-3 for 9th straight road win

    CSN New England "The Bruins wanted some good, old-fashioned Eastern Conference battles this weekend before starting to implement their plan of rest over the season’s final seven games, and that’s exactly what they got. They also banked four more points with a strong win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday,..." March 31

  • Iginla's two goals lead B's to 4-2 win over Caps

    CSN New England "The Bruins passed the first of their playoff coming attractions with flying Black and Gold colors. The B’s are spending the next week playing four potential first round playoff opponents, and they handily dispatched the first of them, the Washington Capitals, with a solid 4-2 victory at the..." March 30

  • NHL-leading 7th shutout has Rask in Vezina hunt

    CSN New England "Tuukka Rask didn’t have to work all that obsessively to earn his NHL-leading seventh shutout of the season against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night, but the numbers don’t lie. Rask stopped 28 shots in a 3-0 victory and probably shouldered his biggest part of the workload in the opening..." March 28

  • Hockey shot-protection gear struggles to secure acceptance among NHL players

    Edmonton Journal "Matt Hendricks pointed to the interior of his right foot, where he had once been struck by a puck that left him with a broken bone, and declared: “two screws.” There have been other cracks caused by unyielding pucks, continued the Edmonton Oilers gritty winger during a discussion about exterior..." March 28

  • Oshie scores hat trick, Blues roll 5-1

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues came into the first game of their five-game homestand wanting to use the games to send a message to the Minnesota Wild, the Western Conference and pretty much anyone else who would notice: Don't expect anything easy on the Blues' home ice. Against a potential first-round opponent in..." March 28

  • Bergeron, Rask lead B's past Blackhawks, 3-0

    CSN New England "The winning streak may be over, but the Bruins continue to pile up points while beating quality opponents. This time the Bruins took care of the Chicago Blackhawks in their first visit to TD Garden since lifting the Stanley Cup back on June 24, 2013. Boston used a strong finishing kick in the..." March 28

  • Milan Lucic lashes out at Emelin hit "Bruins forward Milan Lucic called Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin "a chicken" after the Canadiens snapped Boston's winning streak at 12 games with a 2-1 shootout win at TD Garden. Early in the first period, Emelin upended Lucic with a clean, open-ice hip check in the neutral zone...." March 25

  • Canadiens end Bruins’ winning streak in shootout

    Montreal Gazette "Alex Galchenyuk scored the winning goal in the fourth round of a shootout to give the Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Bruins Monday night at the TD Garden. Peter Budaj made 28 saves and stopped Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Brad Marchand and David Krejci as the Canadiens snapped the Bruins’..." March 25

  • Seidenberg late-round return 'realistic possibility'

    CSN New England "Dennis Seidenberg had surgery to repair his torn right ACL and MLC on January 7, 2014. Last week, both B's president Cam Neely and B's head coach Claude Julien wouldn't rule out a possible return to the ice for Seidenberg if the Bruins go deep enough in the playoffs (think Eastern Conference..." March 24

  • Bruins’ Bergeron not a fan of possible faceoff changes

    CSN New England "With the NHL on the hunt to improve the face off situation amid discussions at last week’s GM meetings in Boca Raton, they might do well to heed the words of the league’s preeminent artist at the dot. Patrice Bergeron has been the consensus best face off man in the NHL for the last three or four..." March 23

  • Bruins fight off Coyotes, 4-2

    CSN New England "Things looked dicey there for a while, but the Bruins pull out a 4-2 win over the Coyotes. The Bruins were slow out of the gates for the second straight game while getting outshot by a 15-7 margin in the first period. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring on a play gift-wrapped by Phoenix..." March 23

  • Bruins clinch playoff spot with win over Avalanche

    WEEI Boston "The Bruins became the first team in the NHL to clinch a playoff spot, as Chad Johnson picked up a hard-earned shutout with a 2-0 victory over the Avalanche. The win was Boston’s 11th straight, while it was the team’s seventh straight playoff berth. The win streak is Boston’s third-longest, as..." March 22

  • Julien, like Neely, won't rule out Seidenberg return

    CSN New England "The Bruins certainly aren’t getting their hopes up, but coach Claude Julien -- like team president Cam Neely the day before -- on Friday wouldn't rule out the possibility that defenseman Dennis Seidenberg could rejoin the Boston lineup during the playoffs. The German defenseman had surgery for..." March 21

  • B's penalty kill stabilizes during win streak

    CSN New England "One of the more underappreciated aspects of the Bruins' 10-game winning streak has been the return to form of Boston’s penalty-kill unit. The PK has always been a staple to the Bruins’ success over the years, and that's certainly been the case over these last 10 games. The B's have allowed only..." March 19

  • Bruins make it ten straight in 4-2 win over Devils

    CSN New England "The Bruins apparently have decided they won’t be losing any more games. The Bruins matched their longest winning streak in three years by notching their 10th win in a row in a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils in which they never trailed. In fact it’s been 17 periods since the Bruins..." March 19

  • Bruins show Wild streak

    Boston Herald "The wins the Bruins are piling up are all beginning to resemble each other. The B’s are doing enough to get the two points while at the same time giving the coaching staff enough ammunition to keep their attention on practice days. Though the Eastern Conference leaders again gave up too many..." March 18

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    X-rays were negative on Boychuk but he wasn't able to skate Monday morning and will not play tonight. Julien says Boychuk is day-to-day.

  • Bruins blow away Hurricanes

    CSN New England "It wasn’t the best brand of hockey the Boston Bruins are capable of playing, but the beat goes on for the Black and Gold. The Bruins started strong and finished strong, however, and Jarome Iginla potted a pair of goals to help lead Boston to a 5-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes at TD Garden...." March 16

  • Bruins top Coyotes 2-1, run winning streak to 7

    CSN New England "The Bruins knew they’d be pushed in the second half of a back-to-back situation Thursday night after an emotional game in Montreal. They were 100 percent correct. It wasn’t easy and featured one of the ugliest second periods of the season from both teams, but the B’s took home a 2-1 victory..." March 14

  • B's have their way with Habs in Montreal, 4-1

    CSN New England "So much for the Montreal Canadiens serving as a bad matchup for a Bruins team that can do no wrong. The Black and Gold did very little wrong in serving a 4-1 beating to the hated Habs on their home ice at the Bell Centre that ended a five-game losing streak against their Original Six..." March 13

  • Bruins’ Paille out at least two games with concussion

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins will be without fourth-liner Daniel Paille for at least the next two games with a concussion. Paille left the Bruins game Sunday after taking a high hit from Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski. Claude Julien said they will keep him out of the lineup in the meantime as..." March 12

  • Bruins' third-period burst secures Florida sweep

    Boston Herald "The Bruins are going to be feeling mighty good about themselves as they enjoy a day off today at sunny, warm Fort Lauderdale Beach. After easily beating the Florida Panthers, 5-2, yesterday — their second Sunshine State win in less than 24 hours — the Bruins have taken over the No. 1 spot in..." March 10

  • Blue Jackets 1, Predators 0: Artem Anisimov’s goal in third caps off gritty win

    Columbus Dispatch "It took the Blue Jackets one period to get going last night, and 54 minutes to finally break through against Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne. But it’s hard to imagine a more satisfying, sweeter-tasting victory for the Blue Jackets than the 1-0 win they earned over the Predators last night at..." March 09