Ryan Spooner Among Four Bruins Players Released From Training Camp

The Boston Bruins announced four roster cuts Wednesday. Forwards Ryan Spooner, Justin Florek and Alexander Khokhlachev, as well as goaltender Jeremy Smith have been released from training camp. They will join the Providence Bruins’ (AHL) camp. Smith needs to clear waivers before he can go to Providence. Spooner is the surprise member of this group. The former second-round draft...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Capitals Live: Boston Returns To Garden For Preseason Home Opener

BOSTON — The Bruins will play in front of their fans at TD Garden on Wednesday night for the first time since they were eliminated in Game 7 of the 2014 Eastern Conference semifinals by the Montreal Canadiens. The opponent for Boston’s season opener is a Washington Capitals squad that will be without superstar forward Alexander Ovechkin. The B’s lost 3-2 to the Canadiens at...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Chara Cruises To 6-1 Victory In Bruins’ Black & Gold Scrimmage

The 2014 Black & Gold scrimmage in Providence was a one-sided affair. Team Chara cruised to a 6-1 win over Team Bergeron in the intersquad game featuring two teams comprised of Boston and Providence players, as well as rookies and prospects with no pro-level experience. Chris Casto, Zach Trotman, Jared Knight, Alexander Khokhlachev and Tyler Randell (two goals) scored for Team...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Alexander Khokhlachev, Anthony Camara Invited To 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase

Boston Bruins forward prospects Alexander Khokhlachev and Anthony Camara are among the 33 NHL prospects who will participate in the 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto on Aug. 23. Upper Deck trading card company will be able to take photos “that will be used for upcoming trading card and memorabilia launches,” according to an NHLPA press release...
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Spooner and Alexander Khokhlachev could be wing options for B's in '14-'15

With the Bruins currently mired in a serious bind with the salary cap (Boston is actually $209,143 over the number) and in a desperate need to fill the holes on right wing in their lineup, the Black and Gold could find the solution to their problems in a pair of young talents. Ryan Spooner (via Ryan Spooner and Alexander Khokhlachev, two of the more skilled and...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Could Use Alex Khokhlachev, Ryan Spooner On Wings In 2014-15

The Boston Bruins have a surplus of centers at the NHL level and throughout their prospect pool, and while that’s a tremendous situation to be in, it doesn’t address the team’s most glaring weakness right now — scoring depth on the wings. The solution to this problem might be to move a few centers to the wings, which the Bruins have done in the past on several occasions....
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Prospects: Ranking Top Players At Every Position

The Boston Bruins have a deep prospect pool with several players ready to make an impact at the NHL level as soon as the 2014-15 season. This kind of depth allows the B’s to replace injured veterans with NHL-ready players who will seamlessly fit into their system because the Providence Bruins play the same type of defense-first hockey that Boston head coach Claude Julien preaches...
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence Bruins Eliminated In Game 7

#160447539 / The Providence Bruins fought for their lives until the bitter end … but their comeback came up short and they ultimately fell to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5-4 in Game 7. The P-Bruins, AHL affiliate to the Boston Bruins, were down by a disheartening score of 5-0 just before the end of the second period when David Warsofsky scored their first...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Khokhlachev Among Four Bruins Recalled From Providence

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien said Saturday that the B’s would recall some players from Providence for Sunday’s season finale, and Julien certainly wasn’t kidding. The B’s recalled four players on Sunday morning for their game in New Jersey against the Devils. Alexander Khokhlachev, Craig Cunningham, Justin Florek and Matt Lindblad were all recalled from Providence...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolf Pack Pick Up 2-1 Win In Shootout Over Bruins

 Hartford, CT, April 5, 2014 – Hartford Wolf Pack goaltender David LeNeveu had his shutout streak ended Saturday night at the XL Center against the Providence Bruins, but LeNeveu made 26 saves in regulation and overtime, and stopped five out of six in the shootout, as the Wolf Pack pulled out a 2-1 win. “Every point is important right now, tonight we just had to bear down and...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Had A Deal For Alex Edler. Here's Why You Should Be Happy It Fell Through.

This morning Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe wrote that the Bruins had a trade in place for Vancouver's Alex Edler, which was contingent on Vancouver moving Ryan Kesler to Pittsburgh:  "The Canucks would have received an NHL center in Sutter in return for Kesler. But Sutter is best suited for a third-line role. It’s likely Vancouver would have asked the Bruins...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Deadline dud: B's choice to hold steady could loom large come April

The 2014 trade deadline has come and gone, and as the dust clears, fans of all 30 NHL teams were left to assess what their GM's did to improve their clubs as they gear up for the playoff stretch.The Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Rangers swapped their captains, Martain St. Louis for Ryan Callahan, with two picks going to Tampa Bay as well.The Los Angeles Kings brought in Marion...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid Returns to Bruins Practice; B’s Recall Pair Of Forwards From Providence

The Boston Bruins are still being represented in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics, but the rest of the Black and Gold returned to work on Thursday morning in Wilmington, Mass. The B’s were back at Ristuccia Arena where they reconvened for their first practice since breaking for the Olympics following a Feb. 8 win over the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden. Boston is still without five...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Future Watch: Weekly Update on Boston’s Top Prospects for Nov. 23

Editor’s Note: Future Watch is a weekly feature that looks at the performance of the Bruins’ top prospects. It will be written by assistant editor Nicholas Goss.   All stats are from AHL competition unless noted otherwise. Prospect Name: Ryan Spooner Rank: 1 Position, Team: Center, Providence (AHL) Stats through Nov. 14: 14 GP, 3 G, 13 A, 3 +/-. 42 SOG Analysis/Notes...
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Future Watch: Weekly Update on Boston’s Top Prospects for Nov. 14

Editor’s Note: Future Watch is a weekly feature that looks at the performance of the Bruins’ top prospects. It will be written by assistant editor Nicholas Goss.   All stats are from AHL competition unless noted otherwise. Prospect Name: Ryan Spooner Rank: 1 Position, Team: Center, Providence (AHL) Stats through Nov. 14: 11 GP, 2 G, 12 A, 2 +/-. 30 SOG Analysis/Notes...
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Future Watch: Weekly Update on Boston’s Top Prospects for Nov. 1

Editor’s Note: Future Watch is a weekly feature that looks at the performance of the Bruins’ top prospects. It will be written by assistant editor Nicholas Goss.  Prospect Name: Ryan Spooner Rank: 1 Position, Team: Center, Boston (NHL) Stats through Nov. 1: 1 GP, 0 G, 1 A, 0 +/-. 2 SOG Analysis/Notes: Spooner’s solid training camp and quality performances in Providence...
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Future Watch: Weekly Update on Boston Bruins’ Top Prospects for Oct. 23

Editor’s Note: Future Watch is a weekly feature that looks at the performance of the Bruins’ top prospects. It will be written by assistant editor Nicholas Goss. Ryan Spooner/Credit: Alan Sullivan Prospect Name: Ryan Spooner Rank: 1 Position, Team: Center, Providence (AHL) Stats through Oct. 23: 6 GP, 2 G, 3 A, -2 +/-. 17 SOG Analysis/Notes: Spooner was excellent in...
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Announce Rookie Camp Roster and Schedule

The Bruins announced their rookie camp roster and schedule a few days ago. Here is the roster:  BOSTON BRUINS 2013-14 ROOKIE CAMP ROSTER: FORWARDS: Anthony Camara, Mitchell Dempsey, Campbell Elynuik, Alex Fallstrom, Justin Florek, Seth Griffith, Jayden Hart, Alexander Khokhlachev, Jared Knight, Matthew Lindblad, Wayne Simpson, Ryan Spooner, Maxime Villemaire DEFENSEMEN...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Not just another series for Bruins’ Matt Bartkowski

If everything went according to plan for the Bruins this season, Matt Bartkowski would not be playing hockey right now. In fact, he wouldn’t even be a member of the organization. Back in late March, the Bruins thought they had a deal with the Calgary Flames to acquire veteran forward Jarome Iginla, the most coveted piece on the trade market at that time. In exchange for Iginla...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins miss out on Jarome Iginla

Via ESPN.comBruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Thursday that he was told by the Calgary Flames on Wednesday afternoon that star winger Jarome Iginla would be traded to Boston, only to be informed late that night that the player had chosen the Pittsburgh Penguins instead. The Bruins thought they were sending defenseman Matt Bartkowski, prospect Alexander Khokhlachev and...
Via Talk Hockey
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Frustration In Boston And Calgary Too?

from Eric Wilbur of the Boston Globe, As if the Bruins’ 6-5 loss to the Canadiens weren’t painful enough, blowing a two-goal, third-period lead, and ultimately losing in a dreadful shootout, Boston lost out on their guy by no fault of its own. The Bruins reportedly offered Calgary a package that included defenseman Matt Bartkowski, 19-year-old center Alexander Khokhlachev...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerome Iginla Traded to Pittsburgh Penguins

Late last night/early this morning, amid the twitter rumor mill, it seemed that Calgary Flames right-winger Jarome Iginla had become the newest member of the Boston Bruins. The deal, which was to include defenseman Bart Bartowski and prospect forward Alexander Khokhlachev, seemingly fell through at zero hour. The veteran winger instead opted to sign with none other than the already...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton, Alexander Khokhlachev Lead Strong Bruins Representation at World Junior Tournament

There may not be any NHL hockey right now — and at this rate, we may not see any all season — but that doesn’t mean there’s no good hockey being played anywhere. One of the premier hockey tournaments in the world is just around the corner, and while this world tournament doesn’t feature many NHL players, there are plenty of future NHLers set to take the ice in Russia. The...
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Alexander Khokhlachev Expects to Return to Russia to Play in KHL, But Will Attend Bruins Training Camp

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The Bruins opened their annual development camp Thursday at Ristuccia Arena, with talented young forward Alexander Khokhlachev among the top prospects on hand. Khokhlachev, Boston's second-round pick in 2011, is from Moscow, but has spent the past two seasons in North America, playing his junior hockey with the Ontario Hockey League's Windsor Spitfires...
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Russia Stuns Canada In WJC

from TSN, Canada will not play for gold at the world junior hockey championship for the first time in over a decade. The host country lost 6-5 to Russia in Tuesday’s semifinal, despite a four-goal burst in the third period. Russia will meet Sweden for gold, while Canada faces Finland for bronze Thursday. “They scored early. We didn’t react as well as we should have,” Canadian...
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January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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