Murray’s Aggressiveness Could Speed Up Sabres’ Rebuild

Tim Murray has put the Sabres hockey community on notice that he isn't messing around.  Turning over a quarter of your roster in one day will usually do that. The Buffalo GM added Brian Gionta and Andrej Meszaros, brought back Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick, and traded a future draft pick for Josh Gorges.  He also signed restricted free agent Marcus Foligno, hefty raise...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Keeps Coming by   Bradshaw Furlong

The Buffalo Sabres continue to add bodies as they’ve signed defenseman Andrej Meszaros to a one-year contract worth just over $4 million. Meszaros, 28, was drafted in the first round, 23rd overall, by the Ottawa Senators in the 2004 NHL Draft. He spent three relatively successful years with Ottawa as he never scored less than 35 points. However, he failed [...]
Via The Hockey House
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrej Meszaros Signs With Buffalo

Meszaros to Buffalo. 1 yr, just over $4 mil. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 1, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins and Hockey East players selected in 2014 NHL Draft

The 2014 NHL Draft gets underway on Friday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. eastern from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Florida Panthers will have the first overall pick in the draft and are expected to select defenseman Aaron Ekblad with their first pick. The Boston Bruins will make their first selection of the seven-round draft with the 25th overall pick. Mock...
Via Mill City Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins have five picks to make in 2014 NHL Entry Draft

The 2014 Entry Draft is just a week away, with the two-day event kicking off next Friday, June 27 in Philadelphia and finishing Saturday. Starting at 7:00 p.m., Round 1 will take up all of Friday night, with Rounds 2-7 taking place on Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. The NHL has just recently set the complete order of all 210 picks to be made in in the City of Brotherly Love, and...
Via BruinsLife
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Free agency questions answered (part two)

With less than a month to go before free agency begins, the Boston Bruins have many decisions to make regarding next year’s roster.  Having reviewed the players from last year’s roster that should be resigned, it is time to look at those free agents that should not be offered contracts.  There are players who clearly will not be back with the team next season, like Andrej Meszaros...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agency Preview Part IV: The UFA's - Mezaros, Potter, Johnson

This is Part IV of our Free Agency Preview for your Boston Bruins. You can check out the first three parts by following the respective links: Part I, Part II, Part III.We've already covered Shawn Thornton and Jarome Iginla, Boston's two most important free agent decisions to make this off-season. The other UFA's on the Bruins roster include trade deadline acquisitions...
Via BruinsLife
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Boston Bruins Need Changes in Offseason to Challenge for Stanley Cup

The Boston Bruins are in line for an alteration in their roster this summer – Mandatory Credit: Associated Press/The Canadian Press, John Woods It will take a little time for the Boston Bruin’ fan base to digest the abrupt and jarring end to the playoffs, which resulted in a 4-3 series defeat to the Montreal Canadiens. Bruins’ general manager Peter Chiarelli has already come...
Via The Sports Journal
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins D-man spot up for grabs before postseason

With seven games remaining, the only real lineup spot up for playoff grabs with the Boston Bruins is one of the six places on the B’s defenseman corps. When the Bruins dealt for Andrej Meszaros at the beginning of March, they brought on board a veteran seventh defenseman to compete for one of the top six spots along with Zdeno Chara, Johnny Boychuk and the four young blueliners...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Out; Andrej Meszaros In For Bruins Against Wild

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk appeared to avoid a major scare Saturday afternoon against the Carolina Hurricanes. He did not come away unscathed, though. Boychuk insisted that he was OK after crashing feet-first into the boards and then blocking a shot in the Bruins’ win over Carolina, but those plays eventually caught up to him. The Boston blueliner was ruled out...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Carl Soderberg, Andrej Meszaros Or Zdeno Chara? 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. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week and enter to win a $100 gift certificate to the Pro Shop at TD Garden. Play 1: Soderberg beats Ben Bishop Play 2: Meszaros’ Bruins...
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Jordan Caron, Andrej Meszaros In Bruins Lineup Against Habs

The Boston Bruins have featured a handful of different lineups as the season has gone on, and they’ll debut yet another installment Wednesday night against the Montreal Canadiens. As has been the case at times this season, the B’s are dealing with an injury issue. Forward Daniel Paille is out Wednesday and Thursday with a concussion, although he could return in time for Saturday’s...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Time Change Announced For Bruins-Flyers Game On March 30

The Sunday, March 30, matchup between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers has been moved from evening to early afternoon. Puck drop for the game, which was originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m., has been shifted to 12:30 p.m., as NBC has selected it as its NHL “Game of the Week.” Flyers vs. Bruins on March 30th has been moved to 12:30pm.— Flyers Cust...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrej Meszaros Displays Powerful Shot In First Period Of Bruins Debut (Video)

Andrej Meszaros made his Boston Bruins debut on Sunday night against the Florida Panthers, and he looked quite comfortable on the B’s blue line. The veteran defenseman played 7:24 in the first period, which was the second-most ice time on the team. He displayed his powerful shot and playmaking skill several times while in the attacking zone, and also looked good on the power play...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrej Meszaros To Make Bruins Debut Against Panthers (Video)

Andrej Meszaros will make his Boston Bruins debut on Sunday night against the Florida Panthers. The veteran defenseman was acquired at Wednesday’s trade deadline from the Philadelphia Flyers and will replace young blueliner Dougie Hamilton, who will be a healthy scratch. Meszaros is likely to play alongside Slovakian teammate Zdeno Chara on the Bruins’ first pairing. Check out...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

How Bruins’ would-be deal with Canucks fizzled

Before Thursday’s game against Washington, general manager Peter Chiarelli disclosed on NESN that Philadelphia was assuming half of Andrej Meszaros’s $4 million annual cap hit. That’s because the Bruins, prior to Wednesday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, believed they needed the space for another acquisition. President Cam Neely told 98.5 The Sports Hub the Bruins had a deal in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Trade Deadline recap; are the Flyers better?

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Len Redkoles / Getty Images Well the deadline has come and gone, and Flyers GM...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli Talks Trade Deadline, New Additions (Video)

The Boston Bruins were active at the NHL trade deadline and acquired two defensemen in Andrej Meszaros and Corey Potter to increase the team’s depth on the blue line. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli joined NESN’s “Bruins Face-off Live” before Thursday night’s game against the Washington Capitals at TD Garden to talk about the team’s trade deadline activity and...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

B’s Beat: What Andrej Meszaros And Corey Potter Bring To Boston

Hopefully by now all the crybabies are done whining over who the Bruins acquired on trade deadline day. In all seriousness, did you honestly expect the Bruins to land Thomas Vanek or Marian Gaborik? Could the B’s have done more to land a defenseman? Yes, but does anyone really consider Andrew MacDonald to be the guy? I don’t, in fact he wouldn’t be more than a bottom pairing...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Additions Of Andrej Meszaros, Corey Potter Bolster Bruins’ Defensive Depth (Video)

The Boston Bruins strengthened their depth on the blue line at the NHL trade deadline by acquiring defensemen Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers and Corey Potter off of waivers. The B’s depth has been tested throughout the season with so many defensemen having battled injuries. This has forced the team to call up several young players from the Providence Bruins. The acquisitions...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Meszaros welcomes 'fresh start' in Boston

Andrej Meszaros couldn’t help but invoke the words of the great Kelly Clarkson in talking about his time with the Philadelphia Flyers, and his hopes for the next few months in Boston. The Flyers defenseman was scratched 24 times this season with the Flyers, and was only playing 17:22 per game when he was in the lineup for the Broad Street Bullies. He’s clearly hoping for more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Julien Taking Wait And See Approach With Andrej Meszaros, Defensive Rotation

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien saw his club add to its blue line prior to Wednesday’s trade deadline. He just doesn’t know exactly what his plan is now moving forward. Things have to play out for Julien and the B’s after Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli acquired defenseman Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers and claimed defenseman Corey Potter off waivers...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Capitals: no Meszaros tonight

The Bruins are at home tonight to play the Washington Capitals who made some big moves at the deadline. The Capitals acquired goalie Jaroslav Halak from the Sabres and Dustin Penner from the Ducks. The Bruins acquired Andrej Meszaros who wont be making his Bruins debut tonight. The Capitals are coming off of a 6-4 loss to the Flyers in a scrum of a game. Holtby was pulled after four...
Via BruinsLife
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Talking Boston Bruins fans off the edge post deadline

According to Boston Bruins twitter, yesterday’s trade deadline was an absolute failure by the Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins. Most fans thought that the Bruins’ should pursue top pairing defense-man and forward depth for their hockey team that was totally struggling in the Eastern Conference playoff race. This is all despite the fact that there were not any top-pairing...
Via Boston's Bettah
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrej Meszaros: Trade To Boston Bruins A ‘Great Opportunity’ The Boston Bruins didn’t make a big splash at Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline, but they did add a reliable veteran defenseman in Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers. The B’s are Meszaros’ fourth NHL team, and he’s never had a better opportunity to win a Stanley Cup. “I’m really excited obviously...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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