Found June 07, 2012 on
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
It may be the offseason, but that doesn't mean that the Bruins are taking time off from hockey. The Bruins announced on Thursday the schedule for their sixth annual development camp, which will run from Thursday, June 28 to Monday, July 2. A roster of players expected to attend the camp will be made available by the Bruins at a later date. Bruins management and coaches will be in attendance at the camp, held at the Ristuccia Memorial Arena in Wilmington, Mass. All on-ice practices will be open to the public. Below is a list of the development camp schedule....

Bruins Will Be Fine with Tuukka Rask in Net for 2013 Season

Bruin's goalie Tim Thomas announced last week that he plans to sit out the 2012-13 NHL season, leaving Tuukka Rask to protect the net. But that isn't anything to worry about. In fact, last season's numbers indicate Rask is more than ready to become the starting netminder. Rask had better numbers than Thomas in the 2011-12 regular season, with a .929 save percentage and...

Ty Anderson: Rasketcase: Uncertainty could mean major payday

If you heard Finnish death metal shortly after the announcement that Boston goaltender Tim Thomas would take the year off in order to spend more time with the three F's of his life, it was probably coming from the balls to the wall party-zone formerly known as Tuukka Rask's offseason home in Finland. And honestly, can you blame him? Finally, after two years of riding the...

Travis Yost: Let's Talk Underrated Players: Northeast Division

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Boston Bruins -- Patrice Bergeron, C Can an elite player still be considered underrated? It's a fair question, but in Patrice Bergeron's case, I'd say the answer is quite certainly yes. See, Bergeron's lauded for his shutdown game around the National Hockey League, but his ranking amongst comparable L1 talent around...

Alexander Radulov Wouldn't Be Good Fit for Bruins and Other NHL Thoughts

So much for an uneventful start to the offseason. The Bruins didn't even make it to the July 1 opening of free agency before big news broke. Heck, they barely made it to the start of June, with the bombshell of Tim Thomas' decision to sit out the upcoming season being confirmed by general manager Peter Chiarelli on a conference call originally designed to discuss the re-signings...

UCLA's Trevor Brown is Bruins' 'Mr. Everything'

Trevor Brown began his UCLA career as a catcher. When he starts his pro baseball career, possibly this month or next, he will do the same. Meantime, the junior from Valencia has played five positions this season, starting games at catcher, third base, second base and first base and also playing right field. He is batting .322 with three home runs and a team-best 50 runs batted...

Of course Tim Thomas is telling the truth

Tim Thomas is stepping away for hockey for a year The biggest topic of conversation in the Boston media the past few days besides the Boston Celtics and their success has been Tim Thomas and his “reasons” for choosing to sit the 2012-13 season out. On Facebook the other day, Tim Thomas took to the social media website to explain that his reasons for stepping away from the Boston...

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The Kings are on the verge of their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. If and when they close out the Devils, it will mark the beginning of what should be an interesting offseason. The Bruins have already been in the news of late after Tim Thomas' decision to sit out next season. They have Tuukka Rask ready to assume the team's No. 1 goaltending position, but Thomas...
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