At the 2014 NHL Draft, the Boston Bruins chose right-winger David Pastrnak as their very first pick (25th overall). The 18-year-old player has an incredible amount of talent, which has caused many to wonder if he will make the Bruins’ opening roster for the 2014-2015 season.
General Manager Peter Chiarelli has pointed out the dangers of rushing a young player in the NHL too early...
This past week, ESPN insider Corey Pronman released his list of the top 100 NHL prospects for the upcoming season. The Boston Bruins had only three players in their system who made the list, starting with their top pick this summer.
#36- David Pastrnak – RW
Pastrnak has already impressed Bruins coaches and officials at developmental camp earlier this summer and has earned the right...
Rushing top prospects to the NHL level before they are ready often negatively impacts their development.
With that said, there are certain players who have the skill, maturity and/or physical strength needed to compete at the highest level right away.
Let’s take a look at four players selected in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft who could debut at the start of the 2014-15...
Feast your eyes, Boston Bruins fans.
When we last saw David Pastrnak, the Bruins’ top pick in the 2014 NHL draft, he was wowing observers at the team’s developmental camp and giving reason to believe he could push for a spot on the B’s NHL roster this season.
Pastrnak was back competing for his home nation of the Czech Republic on Friday, and he added more fuel to that speculation...
The Czech are playing Canada in their final U20 summer game. After a good rookie camp where most of the Boston media was putting David Pastrnak between Bobby Orr and Cam Neeley, Pastrnak continued to delight. This beautiful assist opened the scoring for the Czech.
Then in the second period, with the Czech dominating Canada, Pastrnak scored this beauty off of a rebound.
Position: Right/Left Wing
Height/Weight: 6’-0”/170 pounds
Drafted: First Round (25th overall) in 2014
Contract: 3-year/$925,000, entry-level
Strengths: Puck handling, passing, agility, shooting
While looking at the highlights of David Pastrnak the first thing that pops off the screen is the 18-year-old’s excellent stick handling...
The Bruins are chomping at the bit since getting bounced so early last season but haven't been making the big moves they need it.
The kid will certainly get his chance.Staking his claim: After signing an entry-level deal, Daivd Pastrnak will get his chance to make the NHL roster comeSeptember (via bostonherald.com)General manager Peter Chiarelli announced on Tuesday that the Bruins have signed 2014 first round pick David Pastrnak to a three-year entry level contract, meaning the 18-year-old Czech native will...
The Boston Bruins announced Tuesday morning that they have re-signed defenseman Matt Bartkowski and have signed 2014 first-round draft pick David Pastrnak to an entry-level deal.
The Bruins and Bartkowski were able to avoid going to arbitration after the two sides came to terms on a one-year deal worth $1.25 million.
Bartkowski is coming off of a solid first full season in the...
There’s a reason the Boston Bruins took winger David Pastrnak with the 25th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, and it’s starting to show already at this year’s development camp.
Pastrnak has gotten off to a fast start at the team’s camp, which kicked off on Wednesday and runs through Sunday.
The 18-year-old Czech Republic native even drew comparisons to Tyler Seguin, the...