Bruins Rumors & News

  • Johnny Boychuk ‘loves’ being on Boston Bruins blueline

    Edmonton Journal "The kid in the Ryan Smyth Edmonton Oilers replica jersey had two requests of Johnny Boychuk just before he was leaving Perry Pearn’s annual pro hockey conditioning camp Wednesday. “Can I have your autograph, please ... and I sure hope the Oilers get you,” said the youngster. The Boston..." August 28

  • B's prospect Khokhlachev prepared for NHL shot

    CSN New England "By all rights, Alex Khokhlachev should have a decent shot to crack the NHL roster for the Bruins this season. It remains to be seen if that will happen in training camp, where there are a couple of open roster spots at forward, or during the season as one of the first reserves available for..." August 27

  • What do the Bruins expect from Torey Krug?

    Boston Globe "Torey Krug’s professional hockey career up until now has been anything but typical. The 5-foot-9 defenseman out of Michigan State went undrafted, only to be signed by the Bruins in March 2012. After spending all of the following season in Providence, Krug made his way into the Bruins' NHL..." August 25

  • Cunningham could solve Bruins’ problems

    Pro Hockey Talk "We mentioned last week the salary cap crunch the Boston Bruins are currently under. Adding to general manager Peter Chiarelli’s problems is the fact both Torey Krug and Reilly Smith (both restricted free agents) are unsigned. The Boston Globe suggested moving one of the Bruins pending..." August 24

  • Bruins need a trade to free up space

    Boston Globe "This time of year, the U-Hauls that wedge themselves under the Storrow Drive bridges are not the only vehicles reintroducing themselves to Boston. In the coming weeks, as the Bruins return, luxury cars will rocket past unfortunate undergraduates en route to downtown apartments. But one..." August 23

  • Former B's D-man Mottau announces his retirement

    CSN New England "After living out his boyhood NHL dream in parts of nine seasons at hockey’s highest level, former Boston College and Boston Bruins defenseman Mike Mottau has decided to retire from playing professional hockey. Mottau told that he made the decision last weekend after holding some..." August 20

  • Bruins express interest in free agent Hayes

    CSN New England "It makes too much sense for the Boston Bruins and suddenly unrestricted free agent Kevin Hayes to find each other at the NHL level, and it could just happen. A source indicated to that the Bruins have expressed interest in Hayes to his agent, Robert Murray, since he became an amateur..." August 18

  • Boston's Toughest Bruin: Cam Neely

    CSN New England "Toughness takes on many forms in hockey. That's especially true for an Original Six team like the Boston Bruins, which has been around for 90 years. There have been ferocious fighters like John Wensink (who even once chased Claude Julien around the ice during their playing days years ago,..." August 14

  • Former B's teammates lament Thornton's exit

    CSN New England "It could be easy for some with agendas to discount what Bruins right wing Shawn Thornton contributed on the ice over the last seven years. After all he was a fourth line enforcer that only scored double digit goals once in his career in Boston, and wasn’t expected to play much more than six..." August 13

  • Tuukka Rask tucks past away

    Boston Herald "Long summers are not what a hockey player wants. It means that he fell far short of every player’s goal of winning the Stanley Cup. But goalie Tuukka Rask, speaking at Shawn Thornton’s charity golf tournament on Monday, is taking the long sabbatical for what it’s worth. “It’s been a little..." August 13

  • Here are the NHL's next wave of breakout stars

    Fox Sports "For many young players with one or two years of experience at the NHL level, the 2014-15 season is the time for them to make major strides in their development and become valuable players capable of playing in many different situations. Let's take a look at five players primed for a breakout..." August 12

  • Torey Krug leveraging KHL against the Boston Bruins

    Yahoo! Sports "If Kevin Dallman can win the KHL’s “best defenseman” award, then Torey Krug would be the Russian league’s Bobby Orrski. Of course, that’s if the KHL were actually an option for Krug and not just some fantastical ruse leaked to friendly media in order to create faux competition for his..." August 12

  • Eriksson looks to do more in Year 2 in Boston

    CSN New England "Loui Eriksson knows that he has more to give the Bruins headed into his second season in Boston. So, the Swedish winger arrived has been hanging around town since July readying for what could be a prominent role with the Black and Gold this season. Eriksson finished with only 10 goals and 37..." August 12

  • Rask 'doesn't feel any different' after Vezina win

    CSN New England "The outside expectations might be raised for Tuukka Rask after the Finnish goaltender stood out during the Olympics, and did that in the middle of a Vezina Trophy-winning regular season. The 36-16-6 record, .930 save percentage and 2.04 goals against average set the standard for NHL goaltenders..." August 12

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    Chris Stevenson @CJ_Stevenson

    Former #bostonbruins star Marc Savard is going to be a scout for the #ottawa67s this season.

  • Campbell may be moving from center to wing

    CSN New England "Boston Bruins forward Gregory Campbell has been known for his faceoff prowess on the fourth line, but he could be moving to the wing next season and he’s OK with that. As D.J. Bean of WEEI in Boston shared, Campbell discussed his possible move off the pivot and he said he’s willing to do..." August 07

  • Are the Bruins the most hated team in the NHL?

    CSN New England "It’s difficult to know how much credence to actually put into a voting process that might have had a hanging Chad Johnson or two, but a recent poll has most NHL outposts in North America hating the Boston Bruins more than any other team. The poll is difficult to take with any kind of scientific..." August 06

  • 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

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