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Cap hell - Time for "Z" to leave?

The Boston Bruins are in a bit of a blunder right now. Peter Chiarelli, often known as a “capologist” with his rich education background from Harvard seems to have signed himself into a corner. The Boston Bruins currently have a grand total of $1,640,857 of cap space with a whopping 18 roster players signed. The NHL rulebook states:  5.1 Eligible Players - A team shall be composed...
Via BruinsLife
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins shopping Boychuk

The Boston Bruins are looking to free up some salary cap space and appear to be shopping defenseman Johnny Boychuk in order to create some room. The Bruins have roughly $5.7 million in available cap space, which includes center Marc Savard's $4.027 million salary being attributed to LTIR. With restricted free agents Reilly Smith, Justin Florek, Jordan Caron, Torey Krug and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk Follows Third-Period Goal With Epic Celebration (GIF)

The Boston Bruins forced overtime in Game 1 of their second-round series against the Montreal Canadiens with a late third-period goal from defenseman Johnny Boychuk. With 1:58 remaining in regulation, Boychuk fired a shot from the point that beat Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who was screened in front of the net and didn’t see the puck. There are a lot of reasons why Boychuk...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Sends James van Riemsdyk’s Glove Flying Into Stands After Mammoth Hit (Video)

Welcome back, Johnny Boychuk. After returning to Boston to see the birth of his twin daughters during the the last leg of the Bruins’ West Coast road trip, the tough defenseman came away with the play of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Boychuk unleashed the hit to end all hits on James van Riemsdyk late in the third period. Boychuk’s hip check rocked the Leafs forward...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Appreciative of Bruins’ Family-First Ways After Returning to See Birth of Twins

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk may have been just a little bit tired at work on Monday morning, but he also couldn’t be happier. Boychuk and his wife saw a joyous end to a weekend of labor early Monday morning when they welcomed twin daughters into the world. The Boston blue liner left the team toward the end of its three-game road trip late last week to...
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Johnny Boychuk injury update

The Boston Bruins and several Boston area media outlets are reporting that defenseman Johnny Boychuk demonstrated movement in all of his extremities which, for an initial update, is the best possible news.We will pass on more information as it become available.Original post: Boston Bruins' defenseman Johnny Boychuk was taken off the ice at the Bell Centre in Montreal after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Throwback Thursday: Johnny Boychuk Then & Now (PHOTOS)

Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk goes by many names such as “Johnny Rocket” and “Boom Boom” Boychuk for his laser like shot and his physical play. He came into his own during the 2013 Cup run as he led the NHL with 6 goals from the blue line. And oh yeah, he laid waste to the opposition with is thunderous body checks. But how did Johnny Boychuk arrive to this point? How...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Says He’s Good to Go After Gutsy Shift in Painful Game 4 (Video)

Johnny Boychuk wears the Bruins’ black and gold, but under that spoked-B sweater, the Boston defenseman is probably sporting a ton of black and blue. Boychuk has had a rough go of it at times this season, as he continues to get in the way of pucks over the course of the shortened season, and it hasn’t stopped into the postseason. That went to another level in Game 4 when Boychuk...
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk’s Austrian Team Only Let Him Drink Red Bull

Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk spent a majority of the NHL lockout playing for EC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian league. If you were to guess that Salzberg, a team sponsored by the Austrian energy drink company Red Bull, were to make the beverage a large option in their team hydration strategy, you would be wrong. It was the ONLY option. It may be a while before Johnny Boychuk...
Via The Nosebleeds
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins sign Boychuk for 3 years, $10.1 million

The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Johnny Boychuk to a three-year contract extension worth $10.1 million. General manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed the deal before Tuesday night's game against the New York Rangers. Boychuk, 28, has three goals and seven assists in 52 games this season and is second among Bruins defensemen with a plus-23 rating. Last season, Boychuk had...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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