Bruins Rumors & News

  • NHL hit with another class-action suit tied to brain injuries "The NHL has been hit with another class-action lawsuit tied to concussions. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Minnesota with former NHL defenseman Jon Rohloff, who spent parts of three seasons with the Boston Bruins, as the lone plaintiff. More from the New York Times: The..." July 31

  • Julien: 'I may look old, but I feel young at heart'

    CSN New England "Claude Julien knows a good thing when he sees it. Julien, 54, has made three stops in his NHL coaching career, but it’s clear his seven-year run with the Boston Bruins has been his best and most successful, and the one he’ll be associated with someday when his career come to an end. After all..." July 29

  • Warsofsky looking to break through to NHL this season

    CSN New England "David Warsofsky knows that the upcoming season is an important one for him in his pro hockey career. The 24-year-old defenseman made his NHL debut last season and even scored a highlight reel goal in his six games for the Black and Gold, and is now looking to take things to the next level after..." July 28

  • Bruins' Eriksson could fill Iginla's top-line role "Jarome Iginla's departure means there is an opportunity for Loui Eriksson to move into a more prominent role with the Boston Bruins. At least that's the way Bruins coach Claude Julien sees it now as he contemplates what his lineup could look like Oct. 8, when Boston opens the 2014-15 regular..." July 26

  • Bruins re-sign defenseman David Warsofsky "The Boston Bruins on Thursday re-signed defenseman David Warsofsky to a one-year, two-way contract that the team said is worth $600,000 at the NHL level. Warsofsky, 24, appeared in six games for Boston during the 2013-14 season, scoring his first NHL goal against the Ottawa Senators on Dec. 28,..." July 24

  • Bruins add NHL vet Sacco to coaching staff

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Bruins have hired Joe Sacco as an assistant coach, the team announced Thursday. Sacco, 45, of Medford, Massachusetts, and a former Boston University standout, served as an assistant coach for the Buffalo Sabres last season. He also served as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche..." July 24

  • Cap-challenged B's should keep eye on Hayes

    CSN New England "The expectation is that things will be quiet on the trade front for the Bruins for at least a couple more months. The big news will be press releases such as Friday afternoon's when the Black and Gold trumpeted the re-signing of Jordan Caron, Justin Florek and Zach Trotman among other to..." July 20

  • Lucic regrets handshake-line actions, but isn’t apologizing

    The Hockey News "The wrist injury Milan Lucic suffered in Game 7 of the Boston Bruins second-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens is healing quite nicely, thank you very much. But the ignominy he and the Bruins suffered in that same game, well, that’s taking a little longer to wear off. Shortly..." July 20

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Craig Cunningham's contract is a one-year, two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $85,000 at the AHL level ^CS

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    The terms of Justin Florek's contract: one-year, two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $90,000 at the AHL level ^CS

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Tommy Cross's contract is a one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $72,500 at the AHL level ^CS

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Tyler Randell's contract is a one-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level ^CS

  • Bruins give Jordan Caron one more year

    Boston Herald "The Bruins signed Jordan Caron to a one-year, one-way contract worth $600,000 yesterday. The deal is less than what his qualifying offer would have been, but that would have been a two-way deal, which meant he could have been sent down to Providence, where he would have received a lower AHL..." July 18

  • Report: Bruins re-sign Trotman to two-year, $1.25M deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins have reportedly agreed to terms with one of their promising young defensemen. Zach Trotman, who made his NHL debut last season following the injury to Dennis Seidenberg, has agreed to a two-year deal worth $1.25 million overall — good for a $625,000 cap hit at the big league..." July 18

  • B's face some hard choices

    CSN New England "Let’s start off by stating the obvious. This past year hasn’t been the greatest for Peter Chiarelli, or the Bruins, coming off two Stanley Cup Finals appearances in the previous three years. The B’s full well knew they were going for it last season when they signed Jarome Iginla to a..." July 17

  • Cruel summer for Boston Bruins GM "The Bruins' press conference on Tuesday to announce the signing of depth defenseman Matt Bartkowski was noteworthy for one reason: It highlighted how little general manager Peter Chiarelli has been able to do to improve his club this summer. Of course, if he decided to hang up a Gone Fishin'..." July 17

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Bruins signed Jordan Caron. 1 year at $600 000. One way contract. #tvasports

  • Bruins have move to make on blue line

    Boston Herald "Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli has never been a fan of going to arbitration, and yesterday he avoided the potentially prickly process when he re-signed 26-year-old defenseman Matt Bartkowski to a one-year, one-way contract worth $1.25 million. However, whether Bartkowski remains in the..." July 15

  • Bruins Sign Bartkowski to a One-Year Contract & Pastrnak to an Entry Level Contract "Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, July 15, that the club has signed defenseman Matt Bartkowski to a one-year contract and forward David Pastrnak to an entry level contract. Bartkowski’s contract is worth a cap figure of $1,250,000. The 2013-14 campaign marked..." July 15

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    BOS settled its arb case with Matt Bartkowski -- 1 yr, $1.25M

  • Bruins re-sign Bartkowski to 1-year, $1.25M deal

    CSN New England "With the Bruins past the Jarome Iginla negotiations, the draft and the development camp, Peter Chiarelli and the B’s front office have moved on to the next orders of business with a long two months ahead of them until training camp. The Bruins avoided arbitration with restricted free agent Matt..." July 14

  • Bruins more likely to trade for RW

    CSN New England "While there were a few cries among Bruins fans when the Black and Gold weren’t in the hunt for aging scorer Dany Heatley as he signed a one year, $1 million deal with the Anaheim Ducks, the B’s are most definitely going in a different direction. The Bruins passed on Heatley for a couple of..." July 11

  • B’s winger Johnson signs in Swedish league

    Pro Hockey Talk "Veteran NHLer Nick Johnson is off to Sweden. Johnson, who spent last year with the Bruins organization, has agreed to terms with the Swedish Hockey League’s Vaxjo Lakers, the club announced on Wednesday. The news comes after Johnson spent just one year with Boston, appearing in nine games for..." July 10

  • Goalie Subban ready to climb Bruins depth chart "Boston Bruins goaltending prospect Malcolm Subban knows how to make an entrance. Subban was the only player missing at the start of the first on-ice session at the Bruins' annual development camp at Ristuccia Arena on Wednesday. About 20 minutes into drills, he finally made his way through the..." July 10

  • B's sign letter of intent for new practice facility

    WEEI Boston "The Bruins have signed a letter of intent with Boston Landing to build a new practice facility in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood. The facility will include 25,000 square feet of locker room, training and office space. A statement released by the team indicated the B’s are in the “€œdesign..." July 09

  • Bruins welcome plenty of promise to development camp

    CSN New England "The Boston Bruins are always striving for bigger and better every single NHL season, and that includes their eighth annual development camp for draft picks, prospects and amateur players that the B’s scouting staff has their watchful eye on. The B’s prospects were dropping into Boston in the first..." July 09

  • Who could the Bruins target in free agency?

    CSN New England "Jarome Iginla is in Colorado, and that leaves the Bruins scrambling to replace him. Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty joined SportsNet Central to discuss some possible replacements. "I think a guy that's interesting is Lee Stempniak," said Haggerty. "Probably one of the favorites to be signed by..." July 08

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    Ken Campbell @THNKenCampbell

    With a day to go, J. Reimer, C. Franson, M. Bartkowski and M. Ekholm have filed for arb. Teams have filed for R. O'Reilly, M. Frolik.

  • Bruins shopping Boychuk

    The Fourth Period "The Boston Bruins are looking to free up some salary cap space and appear to be shopping defenseman Johnny Boychuk in order to create some room. The Bruins have roughly $5.7 million in available cap space, which includes center Marc Savard's $4.027 million salary being attributed to LTIR...." July 04

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Chiarelli announces they have signed defenseman Christopher Breen from the Calgary organization. Calls him a prospect and depth player.

  • Haggerty: It comes down to a simple choice for Iginla

    CSN New England "The people around Jarome Iginla have been clear that the soon-to-be 37-year-old wants to return to a Bruins team that was such a comfortable, positive fit for him last season. The player himself said nothing but great things in the days following Boston’s shocking second round loss to the Montreal..." July 01

  • Avalanche in on Jarome Iginla

    Denver Post "T-minus 2 hours, 25 minutes until the start of NHL free agency here. We’ll probably know the fate of Paul Stastny soon (nobody saying much from the parties, so speculate away…). One thing I can report with certainty: the Avs plan to make a strong bid for Jarome Iginla. We’ll see if they can..." July 01

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    Aaron Ward @aaronward_nhl

    Appears to be 5-6 teams expressing interest in Radim Vrbata. Teams include TB,MTL,SJ and BOS. #TSN

  • Bruins not among teams interested in Brodeur

    CSN New England "Certainly the B’s front office has a great deal of respect for free agent goaltender Martin Brodeur, but the B’s also don’t have any interest in the 42-year-old future Hall of Fame goaltender. A report had surfaced from TVA that the Bruins, Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins were among the teams..." June 30

  • B's still talking to Iginla, make contingency plans

    CSN New England "The Bruins continued negotiations with Jarome Iginla’s agent, Don Meehan, at NHL draft weekend at the Wells Fargo Center, but it appears more and more likely that the 36-­year-old will hit the open market this Tuesday, July 1. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli reiterated that remaining in..." June 29

  • Pastrnak excited to join B's and idol Krejci

    CSN New England "The Bruins selected three players out of the Swedish Leagues last season in a departure from their previous six drafts, and once again the Black and Gold culled talent from those leagues in the first round on Friday night. The Bruins selected right wing David Pastrnak with the 25th overall..." June 28

    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

  • Changes in B's draft strategy should continue

    CSN New England "One couldn’t help but notice the change in the Bruins draft strategy last season. Gone were the traditional OHL players taken in the top rounds in six drafts with Wayne Smith in charge of Boston’s scouting department, and instead the Bruins had a much more European flavor to their selection..." June 27

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Rival GMs are more than willing to ease Bruins' cap issues. So far, no proposals interest Peter Chiarelli.

  • Bruins’ cap issues force Iginla to explore options "Don Meehan, the powerful agent who counts Jarome Iginla among his vast clientele, has started setting up meetings with teams other than the Boston Bruins to discuss the veteran winger’s future. Without getting into specifics, Meehan confirmed to Sportsnet early Thursday that Iginla’s focus is..." June 27

  • 'Several teams' express interest in Shawn Thornton

    CSN New England "There was a flurry of phone calls and activity in the NHL world on Wednesday as agents and executives could begin cursory calls leading up to the July 1 opening of free agency. The interview period has some prominent NHL free agents headed to Philadelphia for meetings with prospective teams, and..." June 26

  • Patrice Bergeron wins second career Selke

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron won the 2014 Frank J. Selke Trophy on Tuesday, his second such victory in the last three seasons. The two-way forward continues to distinguish himself as one of the top defensive pivots in the game after gaining mainstream recognition as the Boston Bruins..." June 25

  • Bruins' Rask wins his first Vezina Trophy "Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins has captured his first Vezina Trophy, awarded to the "goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position," as selected by NHL General Managers. Prior to 1981-82, the Vezina was awarded to the goaltender(s) whose team allowed the fewest goals during the regular..." June 25

  • Patrice Bergeron wins NHL15 cover vote over P.K. Subban: Report

    Yahoo! Sports "Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens were the final two players in the EA SPORTS NHL 15 cover vote, which was conducted via Twitter hashtags. One is a considered the best defensive center in hockey, or at the very least its most dominant faceoff man...." June 25

  • Bruins want to keep Jarome Iginla, but can they?

    Boston Globe "Friday is an important day for the Bruins. They are back in the first round of the NHL Draft (25th pick), which will be held at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. They ceded that privilege last year as a condition of the Jaromir Jagr trade with Dallas. This will be the first draft for Keith..." June 24

  • Bruins make plans with and without Jarome Iginla

    Boston Herald "While he did not delve into the nitty-gritty of any negotiations, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli did say during a conference call yesterday he wants to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Jarome Iginla. As the period when other teams can talk to the Bruins’ UFAs approaches (teams..." June 24

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Bruins sign goalie Niklas Svedberg to a one-year, one way contract worth a cap figure of $600,000.

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Peter Chiarelli said the Bruins won't be using any buyouts "at this time" #BruinsTalk

  • B's Assistant Coach Geoff Ward Resigns "Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, June 19 that Assistant Coach Geoff Ward has resigned. Ward will join the Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany as head coach. The 2013-14 season was Ward's seventh with Boston after joining the Black & Gold on..." June 19

  • Bruins looking at $4.75 million cap penalty

    CSN New England "The salary cap numbers are finally beginning to filter in for the Boston Bruins for next season, and they are not very good at all. The excellent, accurate web site has the Bruins pegged for a $4.75 bonus overage penalty for the 2014-15 season, and that essentially means it’s dead..." June 18

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