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With all due respect to Andrew Shaw and his face, Gregory Campbell was the most famous shot-blocker of the 2013 NHL postseason.
While Boston puck fans knew about and very much appreciated Soupy’s hard work, hustle and dedication since he first arrived from Florida, the hockey world quickly learned how courageous and determined the B’s forward was in the Eastern Conference finals.
The Merlot Line center broke his ankle when he blocked Evgeni Malkin‘s shot during a penalty kill in Game 3 against the Penguins in the ECF on June 5. Campbell not only got back up to his feet but he stayed on the ice for almost an entire minute before heading into the locker room for the final time that postseason.
But he’s doing everything he can to bounce back from that injury in time for the opener and prove to the hockey world that the heroic minute wasn’t just a simple act of grandstanding.
“I know that it was a big story, especially back here in Canada, and I’m definitely appreciative of the support,...
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On Tuesday, the Boston Bruins announced the promotion of Keith Gretzky to director of amateur scouting and the hiring of former Boston Bruin P.J. Axelsson as a European scout. In addition, they also hired Keith Sullivan as an amateur scout. Gretzky is the brother of Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, and he previously served as an amateur scout for the team. He joined the Black and Gold...
Yes, just as I said it’s Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara wearing a Celtics jersey, spinning a basketball. That’s all I got folks.
The NHL off-season is so painfully slow and boring.
Is it friggin’ October yet?!
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Kevin Regan, who spent the past season playing in the Central Hockey League, has signed with the EIHL’s Fife Flyers for the 2013-2014 season. A lifelong Boston Bruins fan, he was drafted by the Bruins in the ninth round (277 overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire, he spent the 2008–09 and 2009–10 played two seasons [...]
The Bruins’ scouting department shake-up is just about complete, and it includes bringing a former face back to the organization.
The B’s announced Tuesday that Keith Gretzky has been promoted to director of amateur scouting, a position that was vacated when the team cut ties with Wayne Smith last month. Gretzky joined the Bruins in 2011 as an amateur scout and will take over...
The Boston Bruins have promoted Keith Gretzky, the younger brother of the hockey Hall of Famer, to director of amateur scouting.
The team also hired P.J. Axelsson as a European amateur scout and named Keith Sullivan an amateur scout.
Gretzky joined the Bruins organization in 2011 as an amateur scout. He has also scouted for the Phoenix Coyotes.
Axelsson spent 11 years with the...
The 2013-14 season marks the 90th year of Boston Bruins hockey. This Original Six and first U.S. based franchise has provided fans with nine decades of ever lasting memories including 7 Stanley Cup championships. BST&N will chronicle the history of the Black & Gold in it’s 90 Years Of Boston Bruins Hockey Scrapbook series. So sit back and re-live the glory.
In their organizational pipeline, the Boston Bruins have 8,341 minutes of NHL experience in the crease. Add it all up and thatâs just over 139 games of time in net, with a mere 547 of those minutes belonging to somebody not named Tuukka Rask.
In fact, all of âem belong to semi-recently signed netminder and NHL spot-starter Chad Johnson. Behind Johnson, all of Providence...
Following the firing of director of amateur scouting Wayne Smith following the 2013 NHL Draft in Newark, N.J., the Boston Bruins were in search of a new face to âlivenâ up a dull draft history thatâs brought few legitimate NHLers to the Hub aside from Toronto gimmes Tyler Seguin (2nd overall, â10) and Dougie Hamilton (9th overall, â11). And Boston general...