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Reports: Bruins Goalie Niklas Svedberg Signs With KHL Team Salavat

The Boston Bruins need to find a new backup for No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask. Niklas Svedberg, who served as Rask’s backup this season, has signed with KHL team Salavat Yulaev. Igor Eronko of R-Sport first reported the story Sunday, and Svedberg’s agent confirmed his client has signed a one-year contract with Salavat. Svedberg played in just 18 games for the Bruins this season...
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Struggle to hold playoff position

The Boston Bruins have now lost their last two games. Their most recent loss came this past Thursday night against the Ottawa Senators. The Bruins still remain in the eighth spot in the eastern conference, and must retain this position to make the playoffs. The prior game to this was against the Buffalo Sabres, who currently hold the worst record in the NHL. This game should have...
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Svedberg and the Bruins goaltending backup dilemma

Niklas Svedberg tracks down the puck. (via CSNNE)With the 2014-15 season coming to a close, The Boston Bruins, as well as the fans, want to figure out the backup goaltender situation. With a surplus of goalies ready to play down in Providence, the question will continue to be asked and speculated about. The Bruins have three separate options in Niklas Svedberg, Malcolm Subban, and...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg’s Impressive Start Vs. Devils Wins Amica Coverage Play Of The Week staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday at 10 a.m. ET and conclude Monday. Voting will begin every Friday at 10 a.m. ET and conclude Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week, and you will be entered for a chance to win a team jersey courtesy...
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Goalie Niklas Svedberg Will Start In Net Against Stars

BOSTON — Niklas Svedberg will start in net when the Boston Bruins take on the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night at TD Garden, head coach Claude Julien confirmed. Svedberg hasn’t played for Boston since he shut out the New Jersey Devils on Jan. 8. Tuukka Rask had made 11 straight starts for the Bruins and went 7-3-1. Svedberg was sent to the Providence Bruins on a conditioning loan...
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Niklas Svedberg ‘Stood Tall’ In Bruins’ Win Vs. Blue Jackets (Video)

In a game where young players needed to step up, Matt Bartkowski and Niklas Svedberg did exactly that. Bartkowski started the Boston Bruins’ matchup against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday with a couple of penalties, but he turned his game around and finished with two assists. As for Svedberg, he let in a pair of goals in the first period but was a wall late in the game...
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

That was fast (again): Svedberg sent back to Providence (again)

I hope Niklas Svedberg enjoyed every last second of his night in Boston with the big via ESPN.comThe Bruins announced Thursday night they have sent Svedberg back to Providence following the teams 3-2 win over Nashville on Thursday.The Bruins had wanted to give Svedberg a chance on the big stage, and they gave him the call last Friday and hoped to work him into game...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Win 3-2 In NHL Debut of Goalie Niklas Svedberg

The Boston Bruins made sure that their loyal fans, who made it to the Garden in a snowstorm, were rewarded for their efforts on Thursday night.  It just took the team a couple of periods to scrape the ice off of themselves and get down to work. Brad Marchand scored the game-winning overtime goal, giving Niklas Svedberg his first win in his NHL debut, as the Bruins defeated the Nashville...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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