Bruins Rumors & News

  • Status of Rask uncertain as Bruins host Coyotes

    NHL.com "The Boston Bruins proved they could win without goaltender Tuukka Rask on Friday. Now they'll try to build on their 3-2 victory against the New Jersey Devils, with or without their star goaltender. Rask, who had played 18 straight games, was ill and did not dress against the Devils...." February 28

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    Tuukka Rask is under the weather. He's back at the hotel. Unclear who will be in goal tonight.

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    One name I've heard pop up in last few days as RW trade possibility for the Bruins? Joffrey Lupul. Useful offensive player when he's healthy

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As @DarrenDreger reports, Bruins trying on Vermette; can also say B's still trying on Chris Stewart as well... among others

  • Claude Julien: Rumors of job in jeopardy 'don't faze me'

    CSN New England "Claude Julien has heard the reports and the whispers that both his job, and the job of Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, could sit in the balance if the Bruins fail to make the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in his tenure. It’s an alarmingly realistic scenario with the Bruins..." February 27

  • Bruins can’t afford more days off

    Boston Herald "One thing about today’s NHL: Players get plenty of days off. The Bruins got one yesterday in the wake of their latest frustration in a season loaded with such. The 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks was a one-sided affair in which the B’s Corsi number (total shots taken, whether on net, blocked..." February 26

  • Canucks boast depth in downing Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "OK, let’s see if we can figure out how this is happening because it doesn’t make sense that the Vancouver Canucks’ thinnest lineup in years is producing their biggest wins of the season. First, there’s this Zack Kassian fellow. Hockey hair and teeth, great hands, still trying to figure it all..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Newly-discovered wasp named after Bruins' Tuukka Rask

    Sporting News "There's new buzz around the hockey — and insect — world this week. A new species of wasp was recently discovered in the Teita Hills of Kenya. So a Boston researcher and longtime sports fan who was part of the team of entomologists that made the discovery revealed on Tuesday that the insect..." February 24

  • Krejci's absence puts heat on Chiarelli

    ESPN Boston "Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli’s job has become a lot more challenging. With the team barely holding on to a playoff spot, the news that top-line center David Krejci will miss four to six weeks with a partially torn MCL in his left knee means Chiarelli needs to find a replacement..." February 24

  • Krejci aims to return before end of regular season

    ESPN Boston "A disappointed David Krejci limped through the Bruins’ locker room Tuesday morning, sporting a brace on his left knee. Boston’s top-line center is frustrated that he will be sidelined the next 4-6 weeks with a partially torn MCL, but he said he’s determined to return to the lineup before the..." February 24

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Campbell is out for at least 1 week with an upper body injury, per Julien ^JI

  • Bruins surprise Blackhawks

    Boston Herald "The Bruins needed a win, not only to preserve their precarious place in the Eastern Conference standings, but also for their fragile psyches. Well, after a brutal five-game road trip, the Bruins at last were able to smile. Without No. 1 center David Krejci, the B’s exploded for a season-high..." February 23

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    Boston.com Bruins @BDCBruins

    Blog: Krejci to Miss 4-6 Weeks With Partially Torn Left MCL http://t.co/K3urPyEIWH #bruins

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    Hearing #Bruins Krejci knee injury is feared long term and possibly cost him good portion of regular season. He'll be re-evaluate this week

  • Julien: 'Don't know severity' of Krejci's injury

    CSN New England "There is a high level of concern for Bruins center David Krejci, as there should be, after the playmaking pivot left Friday night’s 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues with an apparent lower body injury. Krejci tried to line up Alex Steen for a big hit in the neutral zone, and the Blues forward..." February 22

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Krejci still with the team but Julien said he won't be playing tomorrow. "We won't know the severity of his injury until we get back home"

  • Bruins' Kevan Miller to have surgery

    ESPN.com "Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller will undergo season-ending right shoulder surgery, the team announced Saturday. He was placed on injured reserve Thursday after dislocating his right shoulder during Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames. Miller missed 12 games earlier this..." February 21

  • GM Peter Chiarelli's job in danger if Bruins miss playoffs

    CBSSports.com "The Boston Bruins have been one of the bigger disappointments of the 2014-15 NHL season. Part of the disappointment stems from the tough decision Peter Chiarelli had to make after the Bruins started the season in a dire salary cap situation. The team had to let 30-goal man Jarome Iginla walk..." February 21

  • Seidenberg willing to waive no-trade clause

    CSN New England "With the most recent trade rumors circling Dennis Seidenberg as a potentially viable trade candidate to give the B’s some needed salary cap relief, the German defenseman stressed he loves being a member of the Bruins after practice at the Scottrade Center on Thursday afternoon. Why else would..." February 21

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Julien confirms Malcolm Subban making his first NHL start tonight

  • Milbury would 'strongly consider' coaching if Bruins call

    CSN New England "With the Boston Bruins struggling right now Claude Julien's job may be on the line. If their coach gets fired, could a familiar face take over the helm of the Black and Gold? Before making a commitment to Julien eight years ago, NBC Sports' Mike Milbury was a candidate for the job. Would he..." February 20

  • Struggling Boston Bruins forced to lean heavily on goalie Tuukka Rask

    Edmonton Journal "You know the heat’s seriously on in Boston when the Bruins had to go with their No. 1 goalie, Tuukka Rask, against the 29th-place Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, giving him his 15th straight start, and they lost with him. Now, what? When do they play Malcolm Subban, who the Bruins..." February 20

  • Cam Neely says season ‘disappointing’

    Boston Herald "Cam Neely understands that teams go through ups and downs from season to season. But the Bruins president has a tough time comprehending how his team can go from winning the Presidents’ Trophy with the NHL’s best regular-season record last year, to being so mediocre and inconsistent this..." February 19

  • Edmonton Oilers snap home losing streak to Boston Bruins

    Edmonton Journal "It had been 14-½ years since the Edmonton Oilers had found a way to beat the Boston Bruins at home, when their playground was called Skyreach Centre and long before owner Daryl Katz put his Rexall drugstore chain’s name on the building. Oct. 17, 2000, when Craig MacTavish was the coach not the..." February 19

  • Bruins seeking trade in hopes of securing playoff spot

    The Hockey News "The once-mighty Boston Bruins find themselves in dire straits in the Eastern Conference standings. They’re clinging to the final wild-card playoff berth, with the Florida Panthers threatening to overtake them. If that seems familiar, it’s because the Bruins were in similar circumstances in..." February 19

  • Bruins could see 'full front office change' if team misses playoffs

    The Score "The pressure is mounting on the Boston Bruins, and it's hardly exclusive to the players. The front office could reportedly see a complete overhaul should the team fail to hang on to their postseason position. Per Darren Dreger on NBC's first intermission broadcast: If the Bruins don't..." February 19

  • Bruins trying to deal Seidenberg and Eriksson

    CSN New England "With some very troubling signs continuing to crop up for a Boston Bruins in the middle of a four game losing streak, the first signs are brewing for the Black and Gold that a much bigger deal could be in the offing over the next few weeks. Rogers Sportsnet hockey analyst and former NHL player Nick..." February 18

  • The tough call the Bruins face with Zdeno Chara

    Sportsnet.ca "They are a declining power, these Boston Bruins, the prime example of a team running out of gas under the National Hockey League’s cap system. It’s not their fault, really. It’s just the way things work now. From a Stanley Cup winner in 2011, to a Cup finalist in 2013, to clinging to eighth..." February 18

  • Malcolm Subban debut may come tonight

    Boston Herald "The question on everyone’s mind was one Claude Julien was not prepared to answer: Will rookie goalie Malcolm Subban make his NHL debut tonight against the Edmonton Oilers? “It will either be (Tuukka) Rask or Subban,” Julien said after his struggling team’s practice yesterday at a suburban arena..." February 18

  • Flames rally from 3-0 deficit, stun Bruins with flukey OT goal to win 4-3

    Calgary Herald "They entered the fray carrying a five-game losing streak against the evening’s foes, outscored a rather decisive 21-2 over that span. Toting a no-blushes-spared record (7-12-2) against Eastern Conference competition. And found themselves down 3-0 a mere 21 minutes of official time into..." February 17

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    Kevan Miller has been sent home to be evaluated. He re-injured the shoulder last night, per Claude Julien.

  • Bob McKenzie on if Bruins are showcasing Malcolm Subban for possible trade

    Nichols on Hockey ""Anything’s possible. I don’t think they want to do that. “But I also think that – remember probably two weeks ago? Everybody was pronouncing the Eastern Conference playoff race was over. The Florida Panthers were too far away. Suddenly the Florida Panthers aren’t that far away. Three points,..." February 17

  • Malcolm Subban joining Bruins in Edmonton

    Boston Globe "The Bruins will have some company when they head to Edmonton this week: Malcolm Subban. Boston is planning to recall the goaltender from Providence, according to general manager Peter Chiarelli, and he will join the team on its next stop, Wednesday in Edmonton. Subban is expected to see his..." February 17

  • Bruins to recall Subban, showcase coming?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Interesting development regarding the Bruins and young goalie prospect Malcolm Subban — per the Providence Journal, Subban is set to rejoin the B’s today on a recall from AHL Providence. Which is leading to all sorts of speculation. The Bruins are in the midst of a Western Canada road swing..." February 16

  • Hats off to Shawn Matthias as Canucks knock off Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "Shawn Matthias loves being a Vancouver Canuck and hopes to remain one. He certainly helped his chances Friday night. Matthias scored two quick first-period goals and completed his first NHL hat trick in the third as the Canucks beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 Friday night before an energized and..." February 14

  • Should the Bruins consider trading Zdeno Chara?

    CSN New England "Things haven't gone exactly to plan for the Boston Bruins this season. With the team currently sitting in the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a record of 28-19-7, many wonder if the Black and Gold can make a deal to shake up the lineup. Earlier in the week, Insider Joe..." February 14

  • Bruins have no more room for error

    Boston Herald "If you had to write a headline for the Bruins season so far, it would be easy: One Step Forward, One Step Back. That oft-repeated phrase summed up the erratic performances by this puzzling team for the first half of 2014-15. The B’s would play well one night, and express optimism they’d..." February 13

  • On Bruins: ‘Really Nobody On Their Roster That They Really Want To Move’

    CBS Boston "98.5 The Sport’s Hub’s Toucher and Rich were joined by The Hockey News writer and Bleacher Report contributor Lyle Richardson Thursday morning to discuss the possible moves the Bruins could make ahead of the March 2 trade deadline. The Bruins are coming off a 5-3 loss to the Dallas Stars on..." February 12

  • Krejci brutally honest in criticism of Bruins power play

    CSN New England "It was only Tuesday morning that Claude Julien was tweaking the NHL and its officials for the lack of power play calls for his hockey club. Well, perhaps the Bruins coach wants to take it all back after watching his power play units drop the ball in a 5-3 loss to the Dallas Stars at TD Garden...." February 11

  • Dallas Stars Earn Hard-Fought 5-3 Victory Over Boston Bruins

    Defending Big D "Jamie Benn scored twice and Kari Lehtonen turned away 41 saves as the Dallas Stars skated out of Boston with a well-deserved 5-3 triumph over the Bruins. It was one of the stranger Stars games of the season, with both teams combining for three shorthanded goals but none on the powerplay, Erik..." February 11

  • Report: Bruins targeting Columbus’ Atkinson

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston might have a cheaper solution in its search for a goalscoring winger, as ESPN reports the club has Blue Jackets winger Cam Atkinson on its radar. Atkinson, 25, is hardly a household name but has been a solid contributor in Columbus over the last two seasons. A pending RFA with a $1.15..." February 11

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Dallas's Antoine Roussel will have a hearing Thursday morning for cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid.

  • Montreal secures perfect season against Bruins

    Montreal Gazette "Break out the brooms. The Canadiens completed a season sweep of the Boston Bruins with a 3-1 victory Sunday night at the TD Garden. The Canadiens were a perfect 4-0 against Boston, outscoring the Bruins 16-6. Carey Price led the way with 33 saves, missing his fifth shutout of the season when..." February 09

  • Marchand not bothered by fallout from Tavares play

    CSN New England "With Brad Marchand fresh off a two game suspension for slew-footing Derick Brassard a few weeks ago, there were a few raised voices among the B’s faithful after Marchand got taken down from behind by John Tavares on Saturday night. In the closing minutes of Boston’s 2-1 win over the Islanders..." February 09

  • Lundqvist-less Rangers do just enough to stave off Bruins

    New York Post "So maybe the best way to deal with the loss of a team’s best player is to minimize the impact of his replacement. At least in the case of Rangers and their injured star goalie, Henrik Lundqvist, that was the way things played out on Wednesday night at the Garden. With backup Cam Talbot in nets,..." February 05

  • Bruins' Chara back in form after early-season injury

    NHL.com "At first it seemed like life for the Boston Bruins without injured defenseman Zdeno Chara would be OK. Chara tore a ligament in his knee in a loss to the New York Islanders on Oct. 23 but the Bruins won six of their next seven games. It looked like maybe the Bruins, who have Chara signed..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Five to fuel Bruins drive

    Boston Herald "Even at their best, the 2014-15 Bruins will never be regarded as one of the most purely talented teams in the NHL. When have they ever been, at least going back to Bobby Orr’s title teams? But do not forget that the B’s have long been a “sum-of-the-parts” team — meaning the overall team,..." February 03

  • Confidence growing in Loui Eriksson

    Boston Herald "There is a growing perception that the Bruins got hosed by the Dallas Stars in the Tyler Seguin deal, a quite understandable perception, even if it hasn’t yet proven to be accurate. And, as the most established player coming here from Dallas, Loui Eriksson always bears the brunt of criticism..." February 01