Found May 12, 2012 on
Phil Kessel is the gift that keeps on giving. Well, Kessel and Brian Burke to be more accurate. Burke, the Maple Leafs general manager, was generous enough to give the Bruins two first-round picks and a second rounder for Kessel back in 2009. The first of those picks brought Tyler Seguin to Boston and as the second overall selection of the 2010 draft. After helping the Bruins win the Cup in his rookie year and enjoying a breakthrough sophomore campaign with team-high 29-38-67 totals this season, that alone would be a pretty solid return for the enigmatic Kessel. But the...

Bruins Mailbag: Zach Parise, Ryan Suter Unlikely for B's, Dougie Hamilton Should Be Big Addition

The Bruins are no longer part of the chase for Lord Stanley's coveted Cup, but there's still plenty to talk about with regards to the club as it begins its preparations for next season. That point was driven home by the volume of entries for this week's edition of the Bruins Mailbag, and I've tried to answer as many of them as possible. Unfortunately, I wasn't...

Contract Negotiations Loom Large as Bruins Prepare to Reload for Another Stanley Cup Run

After a disappointing end to their season, the Bruins offseason will be an interesting one for sure. The team will need to decide once again how to juggle Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask in net, along with many other players' contract situations that will need to be addressed before the B's take the ice again next season. The future of the team's fourth line, where Tyler Seguin...

Join Bruins Reporter Douglas Flynn for Twitter Q&A on Friday at 4 p.m.

The Bruins' offseason is sure to be an interesting one, and it's never too early to start asking questions. Boston's season came to a sudden halt after Washington pulled an improbable upset in the first round. Those same Caps are now one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals, as they'll take on the Rangers in Game 7 of their playoff series on Saturday...

Bobby Orr’s Legendary ‘Flying’ Stanley Cup Winning Goal Was 42 Years Ago Today

(cue the spine tingling chills) A.B. 42 years ago today, May 10th,  Bobby Orr scored the most legendary goal in Boston Bruins & NHL history. At the 40 second mark in the first overtime period, Orr received a give-and-go from Derek Sanderson and scored to win the 1970 Stanley Cup. 42 years later Bruins fans still cherish the gravity defying goal as if it happened yesterday....

Patrice Bergeron Has Solidified Own Role as Bruins Leader, Capitals Stingy Defense Could Pay Dividends in Game 7 (Podcast)

The Boston Bruins season may have ended earlier than many expected, but the NHL postseason is still rolling right along. The New York Ranger and Washington Capitals are set to square off in a pivotal Game 7 over the weekend, with a place in the Eastern Conference finals at stake. Meanwhile, on the other side of the country, the Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes prepare for a...

Mike Augello: Leafs Exam Week - Forwards (Part II); Dudley, Marlies on Hold

Continuing the review of the 2011-2012 Toronto Maple Leafs, we take a look today at the team’s franchise player, who reached career highs in goals and points and a top six forward who had a solid season but did not match his offensive totals from a successful debut in 2010-11. Phil Kessel – Winger: Kessel achieved his highest level of success in his third year in Toronto...
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