Found September 20, 2012 on Beantown Banter:
Salutations, Mr. Bettman! With the NHL Lockout in full effect, more and more players are electing to stay sharp by playing in Europe. The latest to announce plans to relocate barring a new CBA is Bruins’ defenseman Andrew Ference. Earlier tonight he tweeted: Going back to my old team,Ceske Budejovice,on Oct 7 barring any CBA.I’ll buy any Bostonian a Budvar (Budweiser) if I see you there. Ference played for HC Ceske Budejovice during the canceled 2004-2005 season, also due to a work stoppage. He’ll be playing in the same league as teammate David Krejci, who leaves this weekend to play for HC Pardubice. Dennis Seidenberg is reportedly contemplating heading to his native Germany until terms are agreed upon for a new collective bargaining agreement, and judging by the fact that the NHL cancelled preseason games for the entire month of September today, that probably won’t happen any time soon. I’m less than trilled that these guys are going to be playing overseas where I can’t watch them...

Its Official; Ference Heading To Czech

Oh Andrew, say it aint so...Yesterday Ference tweeted this out: Going back to my old team,Ceske Budejovice,on Oct 7 barring any CBA.I'll buy any Bostonian a Budvar if I see you there.… — Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) September 20, 2012 For those at home wonder, a Budvar is a brand of beer served over there. He also included a picture of him...

Report: Tyler Seguin Signs With Swiss Team, Will Play Overseas During NHL Lockout

Tyler Seguin is ready to play some hockey, and he's not going to let the NHL lockout disrupt that. The Bruins forward is reportedly packing his bag and heading overseas. Seguin has signed on with EHC Biel of the Swiss National A League, according to The Fourth Period hockey blog. Ken Campbell of The Hockey News reports that Seguin's agent, Ian Pulver, confirmed that a deal...

Bruins bitter when it comes to NHL work stoppage

CSNNE caught up with many members of the Bruins today and got their thoughts on the NHL’s latest lockout, the second since 2004. At least two Bruins were extremely unhappy about the owner’s stance at the negotiating table. B’s defenseman Andrew Ference told Joe Haggerty: “We’re getting into this rut, of being almost a joke, where every few years we’ve got to revisit...

Nathan Horton chooses not to play hockey during lockout

WEEI"While Bruins players are quickly finding places to play during the lockout, at least one player won’t be going anywhere. Nathan Horton, who has been shut down in each of the last two seasons due to concussions but was cleared for contact over the summer, will not play hockey during the lockout, Horton’s agent told on Friday.Agent Paul Krepelka said that Horton...

Bruins' Young Guns Have Most to Lose During Lockout Considering Risks From Playing Outside NHL

Flocks of NHL players are headed to the unknowns of the European hockey circuit as a result of the NHL lockout. However, the vast majority of the Boston Bruins are staying put ... for now. Backup goaltender Anton Khudobin was the first player on the Boston roster to formally commit to playing in Europe, but the immediate fear of most fans is "who's next?" It is no secret...

Bruins' Seguin signs with Swiss team

Boston Bruins center Tyler Seguin has agreed to join EHC Biel in Switzerland, according to multiple reports. Like all players signing overseas during the lockout, Seguin will rejoin the Bruins when the lockout ends. He scored 29 goals in 81 games during his sophomore season in the league.

Seguin heads for Switzerland

With a new six-year, $34.5-million NHL extension in his back pocket, Tyler Seguin of the Boston Bruins appears set to launch the 2012-13 campaign overseas. Matias Strozyk reports Tyler Seguin's deal with EHC Biel of the Swiss National A League should be finalized soon. Seguin could face some familiar Eastern Conference foes in the top Swiss league -- ie. Jason Spezza, Yannick...

Seguin Headed To Switzerland

EHC Biel of Switzerland announced on it’s website today that Bruins’ forward Tyler Seguin has reached an agreement to play with the club through December 31st. Seguin will report to camp on Saturday and will begin play some time next week. Just 20 years old, Seguin lead the team last year with 29 goals and 67 points, while missing just one game due to a team imposed suspension...

Where Are They Now: NHL Lockout Edition

The NHL Lockout has affected owners, players, arena employees and fans alike. Sure, the owners don't give a **** about us but that's a story for a different time. With players jet-setting around the glove to play hockey, Days of Y'Orr has decided to keep a running list of where the Bruins will be playing (if they are). We will update this throughout the season and keep...

Amy Latimer Named New President of TD Garden

Amy Latimer is now the president one of the most well-known sporting venues in all of America. Latimer, senior vice president of sales and marketing for TD Garden and the Boston Bruins, has been named the new president of the TD Garden. The announcement was made Thursday by Delaware North Companies Boston and Delaware North Companies International president John Wentzell. Delaware...

We’ll Just Roll Em Back

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE,  So how could the Bruins spend freely to lock up their young core of players while the NHL Brotherhood of owners is banging the drum that the league is spending way too much on player salary? Because the Bruins ownership knows exactly what the NHL game plan is for collective bargaining negotiations...
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