Bruins Rumors & News

  • Eriksson's OT goal gives Bruins 3-2 win vs. Wild

    Boston Herald "Several times over the last couple of weeks, the Bruins have lost some games they could have easily won but for a bounce here or there. But last night at the Xcel Energy Center, the B’s got what they thought fate owed them. After playing a pretty good first period, they were utterly dominated..." December 18

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    steve conroy @conroyherald

    Just noticed Krejci was taken off IR, according to the team roster

  • Predators win a tough game against the Bruins tonight in a shootout

    On The Forecheck "The Predators took on the Bruins tonight in Smashville. The game was a defensive battle for the most part (until the third that is). Both Tuukka Rask and Pekka Rinne played well. Boston kicked off the scoring with a goal at the end of a power play by Milan Lucic. It took Nashville a while to..." December 17

  • How realistic is a Bruins trade for Hall?

    CSN New England "Former No. 1 overall pick Taylor Hall’s name had been whispered in hockey circles and even mentioned in this very NHL notes section last week as a remote trade possibility for the Edmonton Oilers. The concept became a little more mainstream when Darren Dreger mentioned it as a distinct possibility..." December 16

  • Chara: I must improve 'Every part of my game'

    CSN New England "Zdeno Chara and the Bruins probably knew the re-entry was going to be a little difficult after sitting out 19 games with a knee injury. And it’s been exactly that as the 6-foot-9 Bruins captain has tried to hop on a moving train in the last two games back for the Black and Gold, and struggled..." December 15

  • Winter Classic 2016 will be played in Boston: Report

    Yahoo! Sports "On a day where we pointed out how long it took the NHL to land a venue for the 2015 Winter Classic, comes a report that the league is close to naming a spot for 2016. According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the NHL is in talks with the Boston Bruins for the 2016 Winter Classic. It was said on TSN's..." December 13

  • Jonathan Toews injured, hit hard, leaves game as Blackhawks win

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jonathan Toews was still on his knees behind the Bruins net in the second period Thursday night as Dennis Seidenberg was escorted to the penalty box for the hit that put him there: a shoulder to the back that sent Toews face-first into the Blue Cross Blue Shield ad along the boards. After several..." December 12

  • Dennis Seidenberg awaits word from NHL

    Boston Herald "Dennis Seidenberg could be getting a call from the Department of Player Safety today for a hit he put on Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews at 10:04 of the second period last night. Whether it’s an offense worthy of suspension is debatable, but the optics of the play were not great for..." December 12

  • Whom Could the Bruins Target to Boost Their Offense?

    Boston Globe "The Bruins are finally back in Boston after a brutal four-game west coast swing, where they dropped the first three games of the trip, getting outscored 12-4 in those games before drawing two points out of a 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes. One-third of the way through the 2014-15 season, the..." December 12

  • Bruins' Seidenberg won't be disciplined for hit on Blackhawks' Toews

    The Score "It appears as though the NHL saw nothing egregious in Dennis Seidenberg's hit from behind on Jonathan Toews. After reviewing the incident, the Boston Bruins defenseman will reportedly not be facing supplemental discipline after knocking the Chicago Blackhawks' captain out of Thursday's contest..." December 12

  • Bruins to loan Pastrnak out for World Juniors

    Pro Hockey Talk "According to Czech news outlet, Bruins rookie David Pastrnak will be loaned out to the Czech team for the upcoming World Junior tournament in Toronto and Montreal. Here’s a (rough) Google translation of what Czech head coach Miroslav Prerost said about the loan: “It is so. At three..." December 12

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Zdeno Chara back in the lineup after being sidelined for 19 games. Lineups... #CHIvsBOS

  • Gagne away from B's on 'personal leave of absence'

    CSN New England "The Bruins got Zdeno Chara, David Warsofsky and David Krejci back on Tuesday morning, but were still practicing at much less than 100 percent roster capacity with a number of other forwards missing. Daniel Paille and Carl Soderberg were both missing from practice while battling an undisclosed..." December 10

  • Ailing father behind Gagne's leave of absence

    CSN New England "Claude Julien termed it an “indefinite” personal leave of absence for fourth-line winger Simon Gagne on Wednesday morning, and a few hours later the unfortunate news behind him leaving the team was made public. TVA reporter Ren Lavoie tweeted out the news that Gagne’s father has been diagnosed..." December 10

  • Even at $73 million, top NHL teams to have cap trouble

    USA Today "When NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made a projection of a $73 million salary cap for next season, it was like sending a life preserver instead of a lifeboat to teams swimming in cap problems. The $4 million increase from this season will allow some teams to tread water with their budget. But..." December 09

  • Bruins strictly average so far, and they will need help

    Boston Globe "The truth, as always, is in the middle. Last Thursday, after grabbing a 2-0 lead against San Jose, the Bruins wilted under the Sharks’ heat. The result was a 7-4 stinker, leaving the Bruins with three straight losses in California. Two days later, against the down-and-out Coyotes, the Bruins..." December 09

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Chara is ahead of Krejci. Better chance to play vs. Chicago.

  • Report: Bruins and Oilers revisiting trade talk

    CSN New England "The trade winds are kicking up with Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli making stops at other NHL arenas to scout players for potential trades for a Boston team that’s in a serious offensive drought. Sportsnet analyst Nick Kypreos is reporting that there’s “strong speculation” the Boston Bruins and Edmonton..." December 06

  • Sharks chomp Bruins in 7-4 scoring frenzy

    CSN Bay Area "Tommy Wingels, Tyler Kennedy and Joe Pavelski each scored twice, and the Sharks erased an early two-goal deficit to beat the Boston Bruins on Thursday night at SAP Center, 7-4. The Sharks concluded a six-game homestand with a 3-1-2 mark, after losing the first three. For the first time this..." December 05

  • L.A. Kings get back to basics in victory over Boston Bruins

    L.A. Daily News "The Kings reverted to form Tuesday at Staples Center, which is to say they grabbed hold of the puck and wouldn’t give it up. They maintained control for extended stretches and fired shot after shot at the net of Boston Bruins goaltender Niklas Svedberg. If what defenseman Drew Doughty said..." December 03

  • Ducks’ Matt Beleskey is in right spot in win over Bruins

    L.A. Daily News "Matt Beleskey stationed himself near the top of the left faceoff circle in the third period of the Ducks’ 3-2 victory Monday over the Boston Bruins at the Honda Center. Ryan Getzlaf then won a faceoff from the Bruins’ Carl Soderberg, sending the puck back to Beleskey. Corey Perry set a pick on..." December 02

  • Bruins’ Chara (knee) making progress

    Pro Hockey Talk "Bruins captain Zdeno Chara remains in Boston as his teammates head out on a four-game western road trip, which begins Monday in Anaheim. The hope is once the team gets back, Chara will be close to returning to the lineup. “You know, we’re gone for eight days now, so I can’t predict what’s..." November 30

  • Cunningham called up to Bruins for road trip

    CSN New England "The Bruins talked about bringing a couple of extra bodies with them to the West Coast for their four game road trip, and they’ve done just that. They brought up Zach Trotman on emergency recall on Saturday after Kevan Miller “got dinged up” at the end of Friday night’s overtime win over the..." November 30

  • Bruins place Krejci on IR

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins have placed forward David Krejci on injured reserve and recalled Craig Cunningham from the American Hockey League’s Providence Bruins. Krejci is suffering from a lower body injury sustained during the preseason, which has bothered him throughout the first two months of the..." November 30

  • Bruins' Krejci missing 4-game road trip due to lower-body injury

    The Score "Instead of shipping off to California with his teammates, David Krejci will be left at home to play some Oregon Trail. The Boston Bruins center will not be heading out on a four-game road trip to California and Arizona, the club announced Saturday. Instead, he'll stay home in order to rehab an..." November 29

  • Trotman called up, Miller missing from B's practice

    CSN New England "The Bruins were already planning on bringing an extra body or two for their upcoming four-game West Coast trip, but that plan was modified on Saturday when Zach Trotman was called up to Boston on an emergency basis. He’ll be with the team on the trip out with Kevan Miller missing from Saturday..." November 29

  • Bruins hit road after win in OT over Jets

    Boston Herald "The Bruins don’t come by two points easily these days, and that was certainly true last night. But somehow they were able to overcome their own deficiencies in the offensive zone and extract a 2-1 overtime victory against the Winnipeg Jets at the Garden. Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton..." November 29

  • B's GM Chiarelli on lookout for 'heavy' trade target

    CSN New England "It’s well documented that the Bruins are looking for a little more scoring punch. The B’s rank 20th in the NHL in scoring at 2.5 goals per game after consistently being in the top 10 offensively the past few seasons, and they still have to yet to find a permanent top line right wing replacement..." November 29

  • Kelly 'felt good' in return to Bruins practice

    CSN New England "Chris Kelly essentially had a long weekend off from work, and reported for practice duty on Wednesday at Bruins practice after missing the last two games with an undisclosed injury. Kelly donned a white practice jersey and skated with Matt Fraser, Seth Griffith and Reilly Smith on a line expected..." November 27

  • Chara may return to Bruins in 10 to 14 days

    CSN New England "The first reason for encouragement was Zdeno Chara skating on his own on Monday morning for the first time in over a month after tearing the PCL in his left knee. The return to light hockey activity is a sign that the injury is healing on schedule, and it would appear the 37-year-old is out of the..." November 26

  • Fleury collects career win No. 300 in crucial game against Bruins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "If Marc-Andre Fleury, for whatever reason, planned to stop any more hockey pucks late Monday night, chances are the results would have been disastrous. Shaving cream in the eyes generally doesn't help improve vision. And Fleury had it in his eyes, on his face, on his shirt and on his pads —..." November 25

  • Chara back on skates for first time since knee injury

    CSN New England "In perhaps the best Bruins news in weeks, Zdeno Chara was spotted skating on the TD Garden ice Monday for the first time since tearing the PCL in his left knee at the end of October. The 6-foot-9 defenseman was skating on his own while a charity event was going on around him, continuing a recent..." November 25

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    The Bruins put Zdeno Chara on LTIR. Had to do it in order to make the numbers work to bring up Caron and Lindblad yesterday.

  • Julien: ‘It almost takes a perfect game’ for Bruins to win

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien seemed pretty happy with his team’s effort after a 2-0 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. His discomfort only really stems from the feeling that there’s very little margin for error. Basically, he thinks the injury-ravaged Bruins have to be at the top of..." November 23

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #bruins send down Jordan Caron and Matt Lindblad.

  • Canadiens unbeaten against the Bruins

    Montreal Gazette "Carey Price stopped 33 shots for his second shutout of the season and Tomas Plekanec scored a goal and added an assist as the Canadiens spoiled Boston coach Claude Julien’s 800th game behind the bench with a 2-0 victory over the Bruins on Saturday night at TD Garden. The win gave the Canadiens..." November 23

  • Bruins’ Milan Lucic talks revenge for punch by Dalton Prout

    Columbus Dispatch "The Boston Bruins are irate at the altercation between forward Milan Lucic and Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout at the end of overtime on Friday and are vowing revenge when the teams meet on Dec. 27 at Nationwide Arena. Lucic told the Boston Herald that he let Prout know he wasn’t going to..." November 23

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Bruins players didn't like Dalton Prout punch to Milan Lucic who didn't drop his glove. Lucic will be in warm-up and should play tonight.

  • Young Bruins D-men ready to accept challenge

    CSN New England "It will be an interesting stretch for the Boston Bruins as they head into some big games against quality opponents with a defense that’s ridiculously young and inexperienced, a recipe that can be problematic for an NHL team. Dennis Seidenberg will be the unquestioned old man on the block and..." November 21

  • Bruins, Julien continue to be tested by injuries "The Bruins are in the midst of a season-long injury plague, and there are no signs of it ending anytime soon. Injuries to key players have hampered the team’s success, but somehow the Bruins continue to find ways to win. They’ve struggled with inconsistency the entire season, and there’s only..." November 20

  • With blueline banged up, B’s recall Trotman

    Pro Hockey Talk "Following news that Adam McQuaid would be out 6-8 weeks with a broken thumb, the Bruins made another adjustment to their patchwork defense on Thursday by recalling Zach Trotman from AHL Providence." November 20

  • Bruins have options despite McQuaid's injury

    CSN New England "The revolving door of Bruins defensemen doesn’t appear to be stopping its swing back and forth at any point soon. Just as Kevan Miller is approaching a return to the Bruins line, the B’s lost big, rangy defenseman Adam McQuaid to a right hand/wrist injury in their 2-0 win over the St. Louis..." November 19

  • Bruins beat Blues, 2-0, in Krejci's return

    CSN New England "The Bruins went into the game missing another player with Brad Marchand unable to play, and lost Adam McQuaid two shifts into the second period when he took a shot off his right hand. But the Bruins managed to battle through those absences and ride the return of David Krejci to a quality 2-0 win..." November 19

  • Adam McQuaid Out 6-8 Weeks With Broken Thumb "Boston Bruins General Manager announced today, November 19, that defenseman Adam McQuaid will be out six to eight weeks with a broken thumb. The injury was sustained on November 18, during the Bruins/Blues game at TD Garden. " November 19

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Julien said Marchand is not doing well and will not play tonight. Krejci's status still unclear. Miller will be a game-time decision.

  • Bruins slip past Hurricanes 2-1

    Boston Herald "The Boston Bruins aren't ready to let two embarrassing losses fade completely out of their minds with one victory. Seth Griffith and Patrice Bergeron scored first-period goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots and the Bruins rebounded from the consecutive defeats with a 2-1 win over the Carolina..." November 16

  • Habs offence comes alive in 5-1 win over Bruins

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: The Canadiens scored three goals in the second period and went on to beat the Boston Bruins 5-1 Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Dale Weise scored on a penalty shot at 2:31 to tie the game and Lars Eller put the Canadiens ahead when he scored at 13:00. Max Pacioretty made it 3-1..." November 14

  • Leafs hand Bruins 6-1 beating

    Toronto Sun "Phil Kessel’s five-year goal rush with the Maple Leafs has one obvious blight. A severe lack of regular season red lights triggered against his former team, the Boston Bruins. The Maple Leafs winger had been held to three goals in 27 games before Wednesday night, compared to lots of damage..." November 13

  • Lucic plans to rise above the boos in Montreal

    ESPN Boston "After being embarrassed by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 6-1, on Wednesday night at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Boston Bruins have a chance to rebound Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre in Montreal. But speaking of embarrassing, the last time Boston visited Montreal,..." November 13

  • Young Bruins preparing for big divisional trip

    CSN New England "Joe Morrow is a good Alberta boy, so he’s certainly watched his share of Hockey Night in Canada over his lifetime. The Bruins rookie defenseman has watched plenty of NHL games played in Toronto and Montreal on television, but now he’ll get his chance to jump off the screen and onto the ice in..." November 12