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After two years of picking near the top of the NHL draft, thanks to the generosity and general incompetence of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Bruins will be back in more familiar territory for this year's first round Friday night in Pittsburgh. Barring a trade to move up, the Bruins will have to wait until the 24th selection before making their first trip to the podium. But even though Boston won't be making its first pick as early as when they nabbed Tyler Seguin second overall in 2010 and Dougie Hamilton ninth in 2011 with picks culled from the Leafs...

Where Do Boston Bruins Go Without Tim Thomas?

The Boston Bruins will be facing quite the different offseason this Summer than they did a year ago, after hoisting the Stanley Cup and celebrating up and down the streets in Beantown. This year, they suffered an early elimination at the hands of the Washington Capitals in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now, they are preparing to move on from Tim Thomas...

Bruins Could Be in Market for Blue Line Help with Deep Pool of Defensemen Available in Draft

The Bruins used their last first-round pick on defenseman Dougie Hamilton, and just one year later the ninth overall selection of the 2011 draft is expected to compete for a spot with the big club in Boston. That doesn't mean the Bruins are done building the foundation of their future blue line. While Hamilton has emerged as one of the top defensive prospects in the league and...

Boston Bruins Release 2012-13 Preseason Schedule and Training Camp Dates

The Boston Bruins are forced to spend the summer with the bitter taste of an overtime Game 7 loss to the Washington Capitals fresh on their pallet. But the Bruins put the finishing touches on their preseason schedule Tuesday, with seven games on the docket beginning in late September, including exhibitions against the rival Montreal Canadiens and the same Capitals that eliminated...

Zdeno Chara Has The Best Raw Corsi

Yesterday I posted the top 20 players in 2011/12 by their Corsi rating.  Heading the list is Zdeno Chara.  That is a success of Corsi ratings.  Chara is a very good hockey player.  I think he is the best defenceman in hockey.  He is a Norris Trophy nominee and is my pick as the most deserving winner.  There is a realistic possibility that Shea Weber wins the award because...

Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron Jaunt to Las Vegas for NHL Awards Ceremony (Video)

A couple Boston Bruins are living it up in Las Vegas this week, in town for the NHL Awards Ceremony. Captain Zdeno Chara is nominated for the Norris Trophy, recognizing the league's best defenceman, while center Patrice Bergeron is up for the Selke Trophy, recognizing the best defensive forward on the ice. Chara called the nomination a "huge honor," while Bergeron took...

Peter Chiarelli Confident Bruins Will Valuable Players in Back End of NHL Draft (Video)

The Boston Bruins had a disappointing end to a very promising season in 2012. A first round playoff exit offered little in terms of solace for the fan base only a year after hoisting the Stanley Cup. But the upcoming NHL Draft offers the Bruins a chance to continue building their young roster into a true contender and to continue accruing assets for the future. Peter Chiarelli is...

Milan Lucic: Busting goalies and trades in a single plow

Hey remember that time when Milan Lucic went to play the puck and Ryan Miller had a brainfart and decided to try to play the puck as well and well.. this happened?And then after the game Ryan Miller called Milan Lucic a "piece of ****." Then after that giant circus reports came out that Miller had a concussion only for later reports -- after Lucic was exonerated of all...

Brad Marchand Stay Schemin' Mix

Bruins Release Pre-Season Schedule

The Bruins have released their pre-season schedule: BOSTON BRUINS PRESEASON SCHEDULE Friday, September 14 Rookie Camp opens (Ristuccia Arena, Wilmington, MA) Friday, September 21 Training Camp opens (Ristuccia Arena, Wilmington, MA) Tuesday, September 25 Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals (Verizon Center, Washington, DC, 7:00 p.m. ET) Wednesday, September 26...

Boston Bruins "Too Close" Mix

NHL Awards Predictions Foresee Patrice Bergeron Finally Getting Deserved Recognition (Photos)

The NHL Awards Show has become one of the league's biggest annual events. Players get decked out in their best suits, the league's best personalities flood Las Vegas and this year, plenty of intrigue surrounds the biggest awards to be handed out on Wednesday night. For the Vezina Trophy, Jonathan Quick captivated the hockey world with his incredible string of play during...

Boston Bruins "Smack Down" Mix

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