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I have chosen a rather mundane title for this post because from an NHL standpoint this probably isn't a significant story. The Boston Bruins have signed Carl Soderberg to a three year contract worth $1 million per year. This season counts as the first season of the three so he will not play many games in his first "year". Boston has seven regular season games left this year plus their playoff run.
Carl Soderberg was the second highest scorer in the Swedish Elite League this season. This is his highest scoring season to date in Sweden. He has been reasonably successful in international play, especially in his days in the World Junior Hockey Championships, so he has been on NHL radar for years. At age 27, he will make his NHL debut.
He isn't a serious candidate for the "best player outside the NHL" - that is an award I would give to Alexander Radulov and Radulov wasn't good enough to steal games last year in the playoffs. In fact Radulov'...
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Bergie is back.
According to the Bruins, center Patrice Bergeron was back on the ice on Monday morning, centering a line that consisted of wingers Tyler Seguin and Milan Lucic.
Bergeron has been out since April 2 when he sustained his fourth reported concussion against the Senators.
Check out the lines below.
First line rushes in morning skate: Lucic-Bergeron-Seguin, Campbell-Krejci...
In this social media age, NEWS and ODDITIES are all around you and at your fingertips. With a tap of your smartphone, you can find out what your favorite athlete or celeb is doing and thinking. Some things make you LAUGH YOUR ASS OFF or SCRATCH YOUR HEAD.
The members of the Boston Bruins are no different, they are quite in tune with the Twitter machine.
In this edition: Seguin French...
Carl Soderberg is finally going to come to Boston, it seems.
According to Elliotte Friedman, the Swedish forward has been approved to join the Bruins, ending a standoff between Soderberg and the Swedish hockey federation.
Soderbergh is approved to play for Boston— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) April 13, 2013
Swedish hockey federation contested he was under contract until May...
The Bruins couldn’t come away with a win against the Hurricanes on Saturday night, and poor special teams play was part of the problem. The ‘Canes scored their game-winner on a power play toward the end of the game, and the Bruins failed to capitalize on their opportunities in front of the net.
The loss to a struggling Carolina team makes it harder to make a case for the Bruins...
NESN.com staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday morning and conclude on Monday.
Rich Peverley wins this week’s Amica Coverage Play of the Week. Check out the winning video below.
Amica Winner: Rich Peverley
Seriously. The Hockey Yeti is officially a Boston Bruin. It's on the Bruins website and everything now:
“We are fortunate to get a player like Carl at this stage of the season. I would like to thank the President of the Linkoping hockey club, Mike Helber and their GM, Johan Hemlin, in playing a significant part in allowing Carl to play for the Boston Bruins. Carl...
Following the horrible tragedy today at the Boston Marathon, the NHL has decided to postpone tonight's game between the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators that was scheduled for 7:00pm ET at the TD Bank Garden. At this time, the game hasn't been rescheduled.
There are certain times when athletic events just don't seem important when compared to real life. Today is...
NEW YORK/TORONTO (April 15, 2013) – The game between the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins scheduled for tonight at TD Garden has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced today.
The game will be rescheduled. The date and time will be announced at a later date.
The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy to all affected by the tragic events that took...
11 a.m.: The Bruins are in a bad way right now, but they’ve got a week of games at home to right the ship starting Monday with Ottawa. More importantly, however, is the fact that they’re starting to get healthy.
Boston returns home after a highly disappointing loss to the lowly Carolina Hurricanes where they’ll host the Senators on Monday night in the first of four consecutive...
With today's tragic Boston Marathon explosion that took place this afternoon, the Boston Bruins have decided to postpone their game tonight at the TD Garden vs. the Ottawa Senators according to Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston.com. There is no announcement for when the game will be made up but it will likely be played the final weekend of the season. Stay tuned to CLNSRadio.com for...
Fear not, fans of a Boston Bruins squad thatâs dropped two games in a row in disappointingly passive fashion, reinforcements are on the way.
On the heels of a ho-hum loss against the New York Islanders, and experiencing the same fate against Justin Peters and the Carolina Hurricanes on Sat. night, dropping a 4-2 contest in Raleigh capped by former Bruin Joe Corvoâs...
Brad Marchand is a player to watch for tonight- (Photo: Winslow Townson, USA TODAY Sports) Boston Bruins(26-10-4) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (16-22-2) 7:00 PM ET, April 13, 2013 PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina Both teams come into tonight’s game searching for a victory. Boston has won two out of its last three games, with the loss coming to the New York Islanders on Thursday...
Just put the kids to bed, they were a couple blocks away today and got pretty scared.Tough to know what to say to them on a night like this.
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) April 16, 2013
Told them that although there might be a bad person out there, we saw thousands who ran to help.Way more good people in this world than bad.
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) April 16, 2013