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Boston Bruins: Ryan Spooner X-factor

For Ryan Spooner it has been a long fought road to the National Hockey League. But as a member of the Boston Bruin organization, he has been in and out of the lineup the past two years, tearing it up in Providence and coming up to the big club and making a name for himself. But Spooner has not always seen eye to eye with head coach Claude Julien which has effected the way he plays...
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Check it out: Ryan Spooner pulls off nifty stick-and-egg trick

The Bruins paid a visit to Kanata, Ont. on Tuesday to visit with forward Ryan Spooner as part of their summer #BearTracks series, and Spooner found a way to make the trip worthwhile for the B's. In addition to a lengthy Twitter Q&A, Spooner showed off some of the skill-building techniques he practices off-ice in order to improve his game on the ice. One of those tricks was an...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Criticism from coach helped inspire Ryan Spooner's turnaround

Ryan Spooner has endured his fair share of criticism. While still just a Canadian juniors player, Spooner's coach, Mike Pelino, told him he "didn't deserve to be drafted at all" and was "just a guy looking out for himself." "I thought he was somebody who could have definitely helped our team and he chose not to," Pelino said of Spooner in an interview with WEEI. "I took it personally...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign Ryan Spooner To Two-Year Contract, Jeremy Smith To One-Year Deal

The Boston Bruins re-signed two of their restricted free agents on Wednesday. The team announced center Ryan Spooner has signed a two-year contract worth $1.9 million. A salary cap hit of $950,000 for Spooner is tremendous value for the B’s. Boston also signed goaltender Jeremy Smith to a one-year, two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level. Spooner, 23, didn’t make a strong...
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Ryan Spooner Sets Himself Up For Redirect Goal Vs. Sens (Video)

Ryan Spooner was a one-man goal machine Thursday. The Boston Bruins center scored a goal during the first and second periods of the club’s matchup against the Senators in Ottawa. And he set up the first goal almost entirely by himself. Spooner started the play with some quality forechecking to move the puck from behind the Senators’ net. That gave...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Ryan Spooner Extends Point Streak To Six Games In Win Over Senators

David Krejci’s injury had the potential to really hurt a struggling Boston Bruins offense that has lacked finish all season. But his absence opened the door for center prospect Ryan Spooner to receive another chance to impress the Bruins coaching staff and fulfill his potential as a top-six forward. Thus far, Spooner has made the most of his opportunity. In the first eight games...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Spooner shines, but gets criticized by coach Julien

Ryan Spooner has the offensive qualities the Bruins need.  Photo: Joe MakarskiFor the first time in a few years, the Bruins have legitimate openings on their starting offensive roster. Last night, Ryan Spooner showed that he could be the player to take one of those spots. Spooner scored early in the first period on a nice finish and nearly potted another goal on the Penalty Kill...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Ryan Spooner Improved Shot During Summer, Wants To Score More Goals

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Ryan Spooner has been a pass-first player for most of his hockey career, but he wants to make a stronger impact on the Boston Bruins offense by scoring more goals this season. Spooner played in 23 games for Boston in 2013-14 and tallied 11 points, but he didn’t score any goals and took just 42 shots. The 22-year-old center, who was selected by the Bruins with...
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins prospect profile: Ryan Spooner

Drafted 45th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Ryan Spooner has put together impressive stats in his two full seasons with the Providence Bruins.  In 108 AHL games, he has 28 goals and 75 assists.  Averaging nearly a point a game in the AHL has made Spooner one of the Bruins most highly touted prospects.  Those excellent number have not translated in his short time in the NHL...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Prospects that could make an impact next season

Despite falling short of expectations this season, the Boston Bruins will still be one of the favorites to win the Eastern Conference when next season begins.  Although a majority of the Bruins key players will be returning, there will be a couple of openings on the Bruins roster that could possibly be filled by one of their many talented prospects.  NHL free agency does not begin...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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