The Boston Bruins Could Use Jordan Eberle

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, ... “You can’t trade (Nail) Yakupov, because nobody’s going to take him,” said (Don) Cherry, as per “(Jordan) Eberle or one of those guys have got to go. It’s a tough deal giving one of (the young players) away, but something’s gotta go.” While it’s a bit of hyperbole to say nobody would take the No. 1 overall pick...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Third-Line Chemistry Helps Boston To Victory Over Sabres (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ third line, which includes Chris Kelly, Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson, was a bright spot in the Bruins’ 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. During a second-period play that clearly demonstrated the third-liners’ chemistry, Soderberg scored after being set up perfectly in front of the net by Eriksson. Check out how the play unfolded in the video...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: Defensive Breakdowns Prove Costly In 6-4 Loss To Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Boston Bruins suffered their fourth loss in five games Thursday night in a 6-4 defeat to the rival Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The B’s are off to their worst start since 2011-12, when they began their Stanley Cup title defense 3-7-0 before finishing the campaign with 102 points and an Atlantic Division title. The main issue in Thursday’s lost, and...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Soderberg-Loui Eriksson Duo A Bright Spot In Bruins’ Loss To Avalanche

BOSTON — Not much has gone right offensively for the Bruins through four games of the 2014-15 season. The team has scored just four goals and only six players have tallied a point — Adam McQuaid is the only defenseman on the scoresheet. “Well, there’s no doubt we need better finish. But we just played a team on the other side that’s got a ton of it and they’ve scored...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Offensive Output A Concern After Shutout Loss To Capitals

BOSTON — The Bruins were the third-highest scoring team in the NHL last season, but that seems like a distant memory through the first three games of the 2014-15 campaign. The B’s (1-2-0) lost 4-0 to the Washington Capitals (1-0-1) on Saturday night at TD Garden, keeping their scoring total on the season to just three goals. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby stopped all 29 shots...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Third Lines Among Focal Points In Bruins-Capitals Showdown (Video)

When you think of the Washington Capitals, one player usually comes to mind — Alexander Ovechkin. The superstar undoubtedly will be the main focus for the Boston Bruins as they welcome the Capitals to town Saturday night, but he’s not the only player who should be accounted for. In his breakdown of the game’s “focal points,” NESN’s Billy Jaffe identifies the matchup between Washington...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Penalty Kill Key Part Of Opening Night Win Over Flyers

BOSTON — Penalty killing has been one of the biggest strengths of the Bruins over the last two seasons, and it played a key role in the team’s 2-1 season-opening win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. The Bruins were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and limited the Flyers to just six shots on goal in six minutes of short-handed ice time. “We had some penalty killers...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly Nets ‘Right Place, Right Time’ Game-Winner For Bruins (Video)

BOSTON — Chris Kelly’s first goal of the 2014-15 season could not have come at a better time. The Bruins forward smacked a loose puck past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason with less than two minutes remaining in the third period Monday night, providing the game-winner in the Bruins’ 2-1 win on opening night at TD Garden. “It was obviously right place, right time...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning After: First game jitters hurt Flyers

The Flyers season opener fully portrayed the dangers of playing on your heels. A late penalty kept the tilted ice in the Boston Bruins favor. But it was a broken play, and a broken stick, that did the Flyers in. Steve Mason attempted to adjust to Adam McQuaid's shot as it fluttered off the broken stick, but left a rebound right in the crease for Chris Kelly, who scored the game...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Capsules

BOSTON (AP) Chris Kelly scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:51 left in the third period, and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in their season opener Wednesday night. Reilly Smith also scored for Boston, which finished with the best record in the NHL last season but couldn't get past the second round of the playoffs...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly scores late goal, Bruins edge Flyers in opener

For most of the night, Steve Mason was the Flyers best player on the ice. But a bounce for the Bruins went against Mason late and that provided the difference in the season opener. The Flyers scored early in the third period to even the score. But as the momentum shifted the Bruins way, Chris Kelly scored with under two minutes to play on a rebound to give the Bruins a 2-1 win over...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins open with win over Flyers on Kelly goal late in third

  Chris Kelly scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:51 left in the third period, and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in their season opener Wednesday night. Reilly Smith also scored for Boston, which finished with the best record in the NHL last season but couldn't get past the second round of the playoffs. Sean...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins beat Flyers 2-1 in season opener

BOSTON (AP) Chris Kelly scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:51 left in the third period, and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in their season opener Wednesday night. Reilly Smith also scored for Boston, which finished with the best record in the NHL last season but couldn't get past the second round of the playoffs...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins make another big trade after dominating Islanders

With the season opener only a few days away, the Boston Bruins took on the New York Islanders in one of their final preseason games on Oct. 4 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. The arena was flooded with excited with fans from all over wearing black and gold, and orange and blue in spirit of their supporting teams. Among the starting lineup for the Bruins were returning...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Le Preseason Boo. Bruins Lose.

Bruins Lines: Fraser-Krejci-Eriksson Werek-Soderberg-Ferlin Paille-Spooner-Gagne Caron-Kelly-Randell   Seidenberg-Boychuk Warsofsky-Miller Morrow-Casto   Svedberg Subban   Game got off to a fast start when Ryan Spooner forced a turnover in the neutral zone, used his speed to create space, and made a beautiful move to rip one past Dustin Tokarski.   Spooner then drew a holding...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli and Salary Cap Mismanagement

“I can’t sign everybody” This is the hill Peter Chiarelli is destined to die on as the Bruins start to gear up for training camp. It is true – you can’t sign everybody anymore. The NHL put a salary cap in place so Jeremy Jacobs would ******* sign someone teams couldn’t spend millions upon billions upon trillions of dollars to create NHL super teams. It was put to give...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Boston Bruins Preview: Projected Stats, Expectations For Every Player

The Boston Bruins open training camp Thursday to prepare for their regular-season opener on Oct. 8 against the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden. Despite winning the Presidents’ Trophy with the league’s best record last season and not making many roster moves over the summer, the B’s still have plenty of questions surrounding their NHL-level squad. A few veterans, including...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Player Previews: Expected Role, Projected Stats For Chris Kelly

The 2013-14 campaign was a frustrating one for Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly, who missed 25 regular-season games and the entire Stanley Cup playoffs because of injuries. Kelly will enter training camp Thursday fully healthy and should play a valuable bottom-six role for the Bruins in 2014-15. Check out our season preview for Kelly below. will be previewing every NHL-level...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg, Chris Kelly Among Returning Players To Watch (Video)

The 2013-2014 season ended a bit too early for the Boston Bruins, who were bounced from the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs by the Montreal Canadiens. For several Bruins players, though, the season ended even earlier. Defensemen Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid and forward Chris Kelly were among the players sidelined for a significant period of time last season...
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid, Chris Kelly Both Expect To Be Ready For Start Of Training Camp

A pair of Boston Bruins are on the road to recovery. After seeing their 2013-14 seasons cut short and missing the entirety of the playoffs, Adam McQuaid and Chris Kelly are both on the mend as they participated in the Bruins’ informal practice for the second straight day at Ristuccia Arena. McQuaid, who was hampered by a quad injury last season that limited him to just 30 games...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly Focused On Health: Trade Rumors ‘Out Of My Control’

Chris Kelly might not be playing his usual position when the 2014-15 NHL season opens next month. He might not even be playing for the Boston Bruins. His guess is as good as anyone’s. “I’m sure you guys will let me know,” Kelly joked to reporters after Wednesday’s informal practice, via “I’ve played every position before, so I’ll play wherever I’m needed...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, Challenges Krug, Kelly (Video)

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand got chilly for a good cause Sunday afternoon. Marchand participated in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising craze that is sweeping the Internet to raise awareness for various causes, after being challenged by teammate Gregory Campbell. Campbell and the Bruins are doing their part to raise awareness for ALS as the B’s center was challenged...
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter and Chris: A Love Story

In high school, I had a copy of Clerks on VHS. I loved that ******* movie. I watched it pretty much every night before I fell asleep. Subconsciously, I think it might be why I love Patrice Bergeron so much. The point is, as technology kept advancing, I was still clutching onto this outdated format, going so far as to buying a new VCR just so I could keep watching a movie that in...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic (wrist), Chris Kelly (back) undergo successful surgery

General Manger Peter Chiarelli announced that forwards Milan Lucic and Chris Kelly had surgery a few days back to mend their respective injuries sustained late in the season.Kelly and Lucic went under the knife to repair their injuries (via had surgery done on his left wrist to repair an injury he sustained in Game 7 vs the Montreal Canadiens back on May 14...
Via BruinsLife
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Milan Lucic and Chris Kelly have successful surgery

The Boston Bruins revealed that both forwards Milan Lucic and Chris Kelly underwent successful surgery this week. Lisa Gansky-Wikimedia CommonsChris Kelly missed over a month while injuring his back, back on April 8th during a game against the Minnesota Wild. Kelly was said to be day-to-day because of 'back spasms.' The longer he was off the ice the more concern everyone...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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