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According to reports from several sources, the Bruins are closing in on a long-term contract extension with forward Patrice Bergeron.
Bergeron still has one year remaining on his current deal but the Bruins want to lock him up long-term before that deal expires. TSN’s Bob McKenzie is reporting that Bergeron’s new deal will likely be for eight years at around $6.5 million per.
On potential BOS moves, B’s have contract/financial work to do. Bergeron likely to get an 8 yr extension worth $6.5M+/yr.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 29, 2013
Bergeron, 27, was selected 45th overall by the Bruins as an 18-year old back in 2003 and has been with the team ever since. A current alternate captain (and undoubtedly the Bruins next team captain), Bergeron has established himself as one of the best two-way forwards in the game (won the 2012 Selke) and one of the strongest leaders on the Bruins.
It seems pretty clear that Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli’s two main priorities this offseason are re-signing goalie Tuukka Rask and getting a Bergeron extension done. It looks like he’s pretty close to checking off both of those tasks.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara appears to be coping with his team's loss in the Stanley Cup Finals by spending some quality time with the family.
Chara took the wife and kids to Canobie Lake Park in New Hampshire, where he met his latest challenge: trying to fit himself into the Rowdy Rooster ride with his 6-foot-9 frame.
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It was already reported on Saturday that Nathan Horton is on his way out of Boston. If the right offer comes along, Tyler Seguin could be joining him.
The Bruins are listening to trade offers for Seguin, according to CSSNE.com. Joe Haggerty reports it would take a “king’s ransom” for Boston to trade its 21-year-old star. A Top 10 pick would have to be part of the deal.
It appears a key piece in the Bruins' 2010-11 Stanley Cup run will not be back in 2013-14.
Nathan Horton has told Boston he wants to explore free agency, according to Bob McKenzie of TSN, who spoke to the winger's agent, Paul Krepelka.
"It's not a financial issue, just a decision to move on," Krepelka said.
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The Blackhawks paraded through Chicago with the Stanley Cup on Friday but Bruins fans were given reason to smile, too.
Center Patrice Bergeron, who suffered a number of significant injuries during the B’s Cup run, was released from the hospital, according to team president Cam Neely, owner Jeremy Jacobs and principal Charlie Jacobs.
Bergeron had a separated shoulder, broken...
A few Boston Bruins showed up to a party on Harvard’s campus on Thursday. From left to right sitting on the brick wall, Shawn Thornton, Tuukka Rask, Brad Marchand, and Tyler Seguin seem to be drinking their sorrows away, while their captain Zdeno Chara rides on kids rides at parks.
According to a tweet by TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie, it appears as though even Tyler Seguin could be traded by the Boston Bruins. The 21 year old center only recorded 8 points in 22 games during the 2013 NHL playoffs. The Bruins eventually lost in the Stanley Cup Finals to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games.While it would surely take an overwhelming offer for the Bruins to move...
According to a report from TSN’s Bob McKenzie on Saturday, it’s very unlikely that Nathan Horton will be back with the Bruins next season.
Not 100 per cent yet but looks like Nathan Horton will NOT be back with BOS. B’s talking trade and Tyler Seguin’s name has been discussed.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 29, 2013
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The Bruins unveiled this 90th Anniversary patch today during the draft. The team will be donning the patch on their game jerseys next season.
Overall, a pretty nice design.
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