Found July 04, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
Two weeks ago, Boston sports were basically given the death sentence. The Boston Bruins lose a heartbreaker to the Blackhawks, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were traded, Ray Allen wins a championship in a Heat uniform, and then of course Aaron Hernandez disappoints millions with his actions. Since then the tables have turned drastically, as the Celtics hire a great, young coach in Brad Stevens, while the Bruins complete a monster trade with the Dallas Stars.     Here is exactly what the final trade product looks like:   Boston Bruins trade: 1.       Tyler Seguin 2.       Rich Peverley 3.       Ryan Button Dallas Stars trade: 1.       Loui Eriksson 2.       Joe Morrow 3.       Reilly Smith 4.       Matt Fraser   (In the process, the Bruins will be $9,003,690 dollars under the salary cap, per @ShawnHutcheon)   For those fans who don’t know much about Loui Eriksson I will put it this way, he just became one of the top three forwards for the Bruins, and he hasn’t

Tyler Seguin’s Struggles During 2013 Playoffs Make Forward’s Departure Not Particularly Surprising

While the good people of Boston were celebrating the Fourth of July, their beloved Bruins were pulling off a blockbuster trade with the Dallas Stars, which in part came down to this — Boston decided it was time to move on from Tyler Seguin after a 2013 postseason to forget. When the Bruins drafted Seguin with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 NHL draft, he was projected to be...

Nathan Horton Signs Seven-Year Deal With Blue Jackets, Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Nathan Horton is heading to Columbus. The former Bruins forward signed with the Blue Jackets Friday, according to the team’s Twitter account. Horton’s deal is for seven years, $37.1 million and he will get $30 million in first five years, according to Bob McKenzie. Horton will also be out until December following offseason shoulder surgery. BREAKING: #CBJ have agreed to terms...

Loui Eriksson Highlights Exciting Package of Skaters Heading to Bruins in Tyler Seguin Deal

The Boston Bruins and the Dallas Stars set off a few of their own fireworks on the Fourth of July, pulling the trigger on a blockbuster deal involving seven players. Forwards Tyler Seguin and Loui Eriksson highlight the trade, as Seguin will depart to Dallas and Eriksson will become a Bruin. The Bruins will also send forward Rich Peverley and Providence defenseman Ryan Button to...

Oilers sign D Ference away from Bruins

The Edmonton Oilers have signed former Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference to a four-year deal. Ference's deal is reportedly worth $13 million, and he would count $3.25 million against the salary cap. The 34-year-old Edmonton native was a key part of the Bruins' run to the Stanley Cup final, though there was no room for him to return to Boston because of salary-cap issues...

UFA Preview: Andrew Ference

Next up on the UFA Preview series is Andrew Ference of the Boston Bruins. Once July 5 rolls around, if Ference will be able to converse and sign with any team in the league, since the Bruins plan on not re-signing him. Andrew Ference | D 5'10" | 194lbs 3/17/79, Age: 34 Past Contracts  Signed in 2007: 3-year, $4.2 million; $1.4 million cap hit Signed...

Who to Replace Horton

Could the Jagr find his way back in Boston?Happy 4th everyone. Nathan Horton has decided to pack his bags and head off into the sunset after a great playoff run where he totaled 7 goals and 12 assists for 19 total points.Now the question is, who does Boston take to replace his spot?Two names that quickly come up are Jaromir Jagr and Daniel Alfredsson.As we all saw during the second...

Jarome Iginla signs with Boston Bruins in free agency hilarity

You may remember at the trade deadline, Jarome Iginla had a decision to make. He was so close to signing with the Boston Bruins that fans on Twitter were throwing a party. Then he talked with Sidney Crosby and all of a sudden he was a Pittsburgh Penguin. Bruins fans enjoyed watching their team sweep the Penguins out of the playoffs, and apparently that swayed Iginla as a free agent...

Report: Bruins Sign Jerome Iginla to one-year Deal

  The Boston Bruins have finally got their man. According to a report courtesy via TSN, free-agent forward Jerome Iginla has signed a deal with the team he spurned just this past season. Jarome Iginla has agreed to a one-year, $6 million contract with the Boston Bruins, TSN reports. The veteran right wing, who turned 36 Monday, declined a trade from the Calgary Flames to...

Saying Goodbye to The Captain, Paul Pierce

When you think of the Boston Celtics you think winning, loyalty, and tradition. You think of the 17 championship banners that the franchise has raised to the rafters throughout it's storied 67 year history. You think of the 21 numbers that have been retired, forever immortalizing the legends that have donned the green and white. You think of guys like Bill Russell, Bob Cousy...

Major Blockbuster Trade between Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins

On July 4th, 2013, America’s 237th birthday, the NHL had a major blockbuster trade go through.  After many rumors about the Boston Bruins shopping Tyler Seguin, it finally happened.  Dallas Stars new General Manager Jim Nill made a major splash acquiring C Tyler Seguin, C Rich Peverley and defenseman prospect Ryan Button.  The Bruins in return acquired LW Loui Eriksson, RW Reilly...

Bruins Send Tyler Seguin to Stars in 7-Player Trade

  According to a story courtesy Jeff Simmons of Sportsnet, the Boston Bruins have sent talented center Tyler Seguin, to the Dallas Stars, in a blockbuster, 7-player trade. The Boston Bruins have traded forward Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to the Stars in exchange for Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith, Joe Morrow and Matt Fraser. Seguin, 21, is set to earn a salary cap hit...

Bruins, Stars Nearing Blockbuster Involving Tyler Seguin by   Steven Ellis

The Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars are reportedly working on a deal that would send Tyler Seguin to Dallas and Loui Eriksson to the Bruins, according to a report by TSN’s Darren Dreger. Trade is bigger than Seguin for Eriksson. Draft picks to Boston? Prospects? Working on details. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 4, 2013   Hearing DAL-BOS is a 5-player [...]

Blockbuster Trade: Dallas, Boston Swap Stars

On Thursday, the Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars pulled off the first blockbuster trade of the summer in the NHL. Boston agreed to sent centers Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley and defenesman Ryan Button to Dallas for forwards Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith … Continue reading →The post Blockbuster Trade: Dallas, Boston Swap Stars appeared first on Committed Indians.

NHL Free Agency round-up

Nathan Horton signed a $37M deal with Columbus. Photo: John Tlumacki, Boston Globe A rundown of all the major deals that have gone down in free agency: RW Nathan Horton signs with Columbus [Full story] RW David Clarkson signs with Toronto [Full story] C Valtteri Filppula signs with Tampa Bay [Full story] C Stephen Weiss signs with Detroit [Full story] D Andrew Ference signs with...

Five For Boarding: Tyler Seguin is Kind of a Big Deal and More NHL News

Seguin Is Kind of a Big Deal It’s kind of strange seeing the Dallas Stars on the winning side of a trade recently but somehow they managed to do so today. The Stars were looking for a playmaking center to compliment Jamie Benn and they ended up with two after trading Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser to the Bruins for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverly and prospect...
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