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Bruins owner questions 'desire or will' for NHL expansion

BOSTON — Las Vegas and Quebec City were the only cities with ownership groups that submitted formal expansion bids to the NHL in August. Both cities have since progressed through some early stages of the expansion process, but there’s no guarantee either city is granted a team in the near future. “The expansion process seems to be moving forward and they had two candidates...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins owner Jacobs talks pros, cons of NHL expansion

BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs says both groups hoping to land an NHL expansion team made impressive presentations at the recent league meetings. Jacobs said on Thursday that the Quebec bid has more history and a more passionate fan base behind it. But he said it might make more sense to go with Las Vegas because the Western Conference already has two fewer teams...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

University at Buffalo gets $30M from Bruins owner's family

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The University at Buffalo has received a $30 million donation from the family of the Boston Bruins owner and will name its medical school after them. The donation from the family of Jeremy Jacobs was announced Monday. In addition to owning the Bruins, Jacobs is chairman of the Buffalo-based food service company Delaware North. UB's medical school is scheduled...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins owner wants to write off team meals as tax deductions

Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs has the reputation of being … well, frugal. From going from charter flights to commercial, to making their non-playing employees pay the taxes on their 2011 Stanley Cup rings, the comparison to C. Montgomery Burns seems apt. This comparison will evolve further as Jacobs is currently fighting the IRS to get the team’s meals on the road written off...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Owner Jeremy Jacobs To Receive 2015 Lester Patrick Trophy

Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs and longtime NHL scout Bob Crocker will receive a special honor this winter. Jacobs and Crocker have been named recipients of the 2015 Lester Patrick Trophy, the team announced Wednesday. The prestigious award recognizes “outstanding service to hockey in the United States” and honors the memory of Lester Patrick, one of the game’s original...
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs: Peter Chiarelli fired for not 'making changes'

Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs apparently doesn't need much time to change his mind. Less than one year after Jacobs called then-Boston GM Peter Chiarelli one of the best in the business, Jacobs and the Bruins' ownership group fired Chiarelli for not handing over control of the roster, CSN New England reported. Jacobs shifted much of the blame for Chiarelli's firing over to his son...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Owner Jeremy Jacobs Gives ‘Full Support’ On Peter Chiarelli Decision

The Boston Bruins announced Wednesday morning that they had relieved general manager Peter Chiarelli of his duties. Following an afternoon press conference with team president Cam Neely and CEO Charlie Jacobs, Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs released the following statement regarding the Chiarelli decision: “Peter Chiarelli has done a tremendous job for the...
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Jacobs Named CEO Of Delaware North’s Boston Holdings

Charlie Jacobs was named the new CEO of Boston holdings, Delaware North announced Tuesday. Those holdings include the Boston Bruins, New England Sports Network (NESN) and TD Garden. “Since 2001 I have called Boston and the TD Garden home, and I am humbled by the opportunity to lead Delaware North’s Boston Holdings,” Jacobs said in a statement. ...
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeremy Jacobs lining himself (and his family) up to buy the Buffalo Bills

When Buffalo Bills founder and owner Ralph Wilson Jr. passed away back on March 25, much to the sadness of football fans everywhere, the focus eventually shifted to the discussion of who will take over running the Bills in his place.One name that has emerged not only as a candidate but as a favorite is none other than the owner of your Boston Bruins: Jeremy Maurice Jacobs, Sr.Jacobs...
Via BruinsLife
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Owner Jeremy Jacobs Said What About The Original “8?”

“an original 8 team, that just doesn’t happen.” A.B. In his most candid interview ever (by a long shot), Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs opened up to Forbes Sports Money about his tenure as an NHL owner, the NHL salary cap & lockouts and even his personal family history. Since buying the Boston Bruins in 1975, Jacobs has been mostly hated by the Black & Gold faithful...
Via The Awesome Boston
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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