Found June 27, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Nathan Horton
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Nathan Horton's absence from the Bruins lineup had a big impact on the team's performance both during the second half of the season and in the playoffs. But his health will continue to hold weight as the Bruins move along during the current offseason. Horton, who was a major cog in the B's 2011 Stanley Cup championship, missed 35 games for the Bruins in the 2011-12 season and would be a major addition to the lineup if he can return to health next year. Otherwise the B's may need to look elsewhere to supplement their scoring output. Another big offseason...

Report: Tuukka Rask Signs One-Year Deal to Remain With Bruins

Tuukka Rask will be manning the net in Boston for at least one more year. Rask agreed to terms on a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Bruins on Thursday, according to Pierre LeBrun of The Bruins had a bit of a gap open up in goal over the course of the offseason, as last year's starter Tim Thomas indicated he will likely sit out the 2012-13 season. Without Thomas...

Alexander Khokhlachev Expects to Return to Russia to Play in KHL, But Will Attend Bruins Training Camp

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The Bruins opened their annual development camp Thursday at Ristuccia Arena, with talented young forward Alexander Khokhlachev among the top prospects on hand. Khokhlachev, Boston's second-round pick in 2011, is from Moscow, but has spent the past two seasons in North America, playing his junior hockey with the Ontario Hockey League's Windsor Spitfires...

Malcolm Subban Feeling Pressure of Boston, Dougie Hamilton Impressive in First Bruins Practice (Video)

Malcolm Subban is the fresh face in the Bruins locker room, and fans showed him their excitement during his first practice in black and gold on Thursday. Subban and the rest of the B's prospects took the ice in Boston for a developmental camp. Subban got the big applause on the day, welcoming him to his new home, but top prospect Dougie Hamilton was also in attendance and impressed...

Report: Bruins Close to Re-Signing Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask becomes a restricted free agent on Sunday, but it likely won't mean much. The Bruins are close to re-signing Rask, according to As it stands, any team can extend an offer sheet to the Finnish netminder starting Sunday. The Bruins would then have the opportunity to match any offer, which it's long been assumed they'd do. However, the B's could...

Bruins Move Forward In Net With Tuukka Rask

The Boston Bruins are moving forward in net amid the news that Tim Thomas plans to take at least the upcoming National Hockey League season off, as they have re-signed former back-up netminder Tuukka Rask to a one year deal worth $3.5 million. While Rask has shown flashes of brilliance over a short period in the past, he will finally get his chance to show that he can...

Jared Knight Recounts Awkwardness of Watching Former Coach Dale Hunter Knock Future Team Out of Playoffs

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Jared Knight never wavered from rooting for the team he hopes to soon play for, but he admitted that watching this past spring's NHL playoffs did create a bit of an awkward situation. The Bruins forward prospect began the year playing his fourth season for London of the Ontario Hockey League. It was also his fourth season playing for London coach Dale Hunter...

Tuukka Rask resigned by the Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins have signed their heir apparent to Tim Thomas - Tuukka Rask signed a one year contract worth 3.5 million dollars. It will be interesting to see if the Bruins pick up a back up goalie or go with former Wild goalie Anton Khudobin who played a majority of his games with the Houston Aeros before coming to Boston where he play with the Providence Bruins. TSN...

Tuukka Rask's Reported One-Year Deal Gives Both Bruins, Netminder the Protection They Need Now

It wasn't a long-term commitment, but both sides got what they needed for now. With the reported signing of Tuukka Rask to a one-year, $3.5 million deal on Thursday, the Bruins protect themselves from any immediate calamity in goal. With Tim Thomas already announcing his plan to take the upcoming season off, the Bruins couldn't afford the risk of letting Rask reach the open...

Providence Bruins Named Recipient of AHL's President's Award

The American Hockey League named the Providence Bruins as recipient of the league's President's Award on Thursday. The award is given annually to one AHL organization for excellence in all areas off the ice. "Our management staff is very proud of this achievement as it reflects upon the hard work of our entire front office staff, and speaks to the great partnerships...

It "Tuukk" Long Enough. Bruins; Rask Ink Deal

BOS and netminder Rask agreed to terms on one-year, $3.5M deal. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 28, 2012 Boom! We all know that Bob's word on contracts is pretty much golden. So lets look at this deal. I think it's pretty win/win for both sides, though it seems that everyone is getting all bent out of shape re: the 1 year contract. I think people need...

Bruins Sign Rask

                        Tuukka had an 11-8 record last year, but had a GAA of 2.05. ESPN is reporting that the Boston Bruins have signed goalie Tuukka Rask to a one year deal worth $3.5 million.  Rask will likely start for the Bruins this season with the absense of Tim Thomas.  This is a good move for now, but the team really needs to get Tuukka signed long term....
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