Bob Hartley is going to drive the blue line into the ground

Bob Hartley is not afraid to place some of his defensemen on the bench in high-pressure situations.In his time head coaching the AHL clubs Cornwall Aces and Hershey Bears, Hartley claimed that he would use just two defensemen if he had a lead with 11 minutes left.It may not be too much of an exaggeration.Hartley isn't quite using his six defensemen equally. In fact, he's hardly using...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Bruin Corey Potter Signs One-Year, Two-Way Contract With Flames

Former Boston Bruins defenseman Corey Potter has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Calgary Flames. Sportsnet’s Josh Rimer reports the deal is worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $200,000 in the AHL. The B’s now have zero unrestricted free agents. Potter was claimed off of waivers by Boston from the Edmonton Oilers in March to provide additional depth on a blue line...
September 05, 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 Andrej Meszaros...
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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...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Corey Potter injury update

The Boston Bruins lost their defenseman, Corey Potter yesterday morning in practice during one of the drills along the boards.Potter was working on contact and was pushing Daniel Paille into the boards when he awkwardly fell to the ice. He stayed down on the ice screaming in pain. Coaches and trainers rushed on the ice to help the defenseman off the ice and into the locker room...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Corey Potter helped off the ice at practice with possible shoulder injury

The Boston Bruins held a practice early this morning in Boston. One of the drills left (newcomer) Corey Potter down on the ice and needed help to get off the ice.meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsThe Bruins are looking to sweep the series on Saturday afternoon in Boston (leading 3-1). With this, they might have to keep playing without defenseman Corey Potter (as a player or a possible...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Game 1 Loss To Red Wings Filled With Bright Spots (Video)

The Boston Bruins dropped Game 1 of their playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings 1-0, but despite the outcome, the tight game was actually filled with plenty of positives for the Black and Gold. With Matt Bartkowski, Kevan Miller, Daniel Paille and Chris Kelly all sidelined for the first game with injuries, Jordan Caron, Corey Potter Andrej Meszaros and Justin Florek filled...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Red-Hot Bruins Look To Extend Winning Streak Against Montreal

BOSTON – The Bruins haven’t lost a game in more than three weeks, but they’ll likely be tested Monday night like they haven’t all month. The B’s will put their 12-game winning streak on the line Monday night when they welcome the Montreal Canadiens to TD Garden. The Habs, who are 4-1-0 in their last five games, would love nothing more than to end their rivals’ lengthy...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey Potter to make his Bruins debut, Bartkowski the healthy scratch

Tonight's the night for Corey Potter.Corey Potter will make his Bruins debut against the New Jersey Devils, playing in his first game for the Black and Gold since being claimed off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers back on March 5th.Potter took part in the pregame warmup, and it was revealed minutes before game-time that he'll play in the game.Defenseman Matt Bartkowski is the healthy...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Corey Potter To Make Bruins Debut Against Devils

Corey Potter has waited patiently, and he’ll finally make his Boston Bruins debut on Tuesday night in New Jersey. The defenseman, claimed off waivers from Edmonton on March 5, has been a healthy scratch in each of the team’s games since claiming him. He’ll get his first chance to show what he’s got as the B’s take on the New Jersey Devils. Potter’s debut was facilitated...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Devils Live: B’s Try To Extend Winning Streak To 10 In New Jersey

11:35 a.m.: The Bruins aren’t holding a formal morning skate, but a handful of Bruins are on the ice, according to NESN’s Jamie Erdahl. Chad Johnson, Matt Bartkowski, Jordan Caron and Corey Potter are all on the ice getting a skate in. That may mean that all of them are going to be out tonight against the Devils. If that’s the case, there are a few things worth noting. One...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Bruins Not Making Any Lineup Changes Against Lightning

It’s unknown when Boston Bruins defensemen Andrej Meszaros and Corey Potter will make their debuts with the B’s. Neither will make that debut on Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Boston head coach Claude Julien revealed on Saturday morning that the Bruins lineup will be unchanged on Saturday when the Black and Gold square off with the Bolts at the Tampa Bay Times...
March 08, 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

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

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

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

Bruins-Capitals Live: B’s, Caps Meet Again With Boston Seeking Three-Game Win Streak

10:30 a.m.: The Boston Bruins have appeared to right the ship after a small lull following the Olympic break, and they’ll look to get to their sixth three-game winning streak of the season. To do so, the B’s will have to get through the Washington Capitals on Thursday night at TD Garden. The meeting between Boston and Washington marks the second meeting between the two teams...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly: New Bruins Defenseman Andrej Meszaros ‘Will Fit In Extremely Well’ (Video)

The Boston Bruins added two defensemen to their roster at Wednesday’s trade deadline without having to give up any players from the NHL roster. Corey Potter was claimed off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers and Andrej Meszaros was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers via trade for a conditional 2014 third-round pick. Meszaros knows a couple of the Bruins already, including Zdeno...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli: ‘Little Disappointed’ Bruins Weren’t Able To Do More At Deadline

BOSTON — Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli might have improved his team some on Wednesday prior to the NHL trade deadline, but he and his staff certainly didn’t make a splash. The B’s acquired defenseman Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers shortly before the deadline and also claimed defenseman Corey Potter off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers. They’re not blockbusters...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' keep roster intact at trade deadline; rent a couple of blue liners

The Boston Bruins apparently are happy with their roster as-is.And why shouldn't they be? They can roll four productive lines and have a seemingly endless supply of young defensemen at the AHL level to support one of the youngest blue lines in the league at the NHL level - save greybeard Zdeno Chara - which is apparently nerve-wracking to many fans and particularly the media, who...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid Has Quad Strain, Will Be Shut Down For 2-3 Weeks

BOSTON — Now that the NHL trade deadline has passed, NHL teams can start to be a little more open when it comes to injuries. The Bruins did that on Wednesday afternoon in regards to Adam McQuaid. General manager Peter Chiarelli revealed in his post-deadline news conference that the Bruins defenseman is suffering from a quad strain. The club has decided to shut down McQuaid for...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline: Wednesday Updates

The Boston Bruins claimed defenseman Corey Potter off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers. The Buffalo Sabres claimed forward Cory Conacher off waivers from the Ottawa Senators. The Ottawa Senators dealt a third round pick in 2015 and a fifth round pick in 2014 … Continue reading →The post NHL Trade Deadline: Wednesday Updates appeared first on Committed Indians.
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Claim Defenseman Corey Potter Off Waivers

The Boston Bruins’ first move at the NHL trade deadline was to add some defensive depth, claiming 30-year-old blueliner Corey Potter off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers. #NHLBruins claim defenceman Corey Potter off waivers.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) March 05, 2014 Potter, a right-shot defenseman, has played just 16 games for Edmonton this season, tallying zero goals...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey Potter Claimed By Boston Bruins by   Steven Ellis

The Boston Bruins have claimed defenseman Corey Potter off of waivers from the Edmonton Oilers. Potter was drafted 122nd overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers, and after taking five years to get his first NHL appearance, he has moved around a bit. He was signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins on [...]
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Why suspending Corey Potter was the correct move

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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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