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Cunningham could solve Bruins’ problems

We mentioned last week the salary cap crunch the Boston Bruins are currently under. Adding to general manager Peter Chiarelli’s problems is the fact both Torey Krug and Reilly Smith (both restricted free agents) are unsigned. The Boston Globe suggested moving one of the Bruins pending unrestricted free agent defensemen in order to both clear cap room and potentially add a right...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cap-challenged B's should keep eye on Hayes

The expectation is that things will be quiet on the trade front for the Bruins for at least a couple more months. The big news will be press releases such as Friday afternoon's when the Black and Gold trumpeted the re-signing of Jordan Caron, Justin Florek and Zach Trotman among other to short-term contracts. Those are all necessary transactions and useful players, but a two...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Announce Six Signings Including Caron, Florek, and Trotman

The Boston Bruins announced six transactions on Friday, with the signings of Jordan Caron, Tommy Cross, Craig Cunningham, Tyler Randell, Zach Trotman, and Justin Florek becoming official.
Via CLNS Radio
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

B's announce six signings, including Caron, Cross, Cunningham, Trotman and Florek

The Bruins and general manager Peter Chiarelli announced six transactions on Friday, with the B's officially signing forward Jordan Caron, defenseman Tommy Cross, forward Craig Cunningham, forward Tyler Randell and defenseman Zach Trotman to new deals, as well as agreeing to terms with forward Justin Florek. Save for Trotman and Caron, all of the contracts are one-year, one...
Via BruinsLife
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign All the Things

The Boston Bruins were busy this morning and afternoon with signing some of their minor FA guys. Zach Trotman earned a two-year contract — two-way contract in Year 1 ($600,000 NHL/$80,000 AHL); one-way contract in Year 2 ($650,000) ^CS — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) July 18, 2014 Craig Cunningham's contract is a one-year, two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $85...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Free Agency Starts At Noon Today! Follow Our Live Blog Here!

We’ve gone over the expectations for this off-season and why they should be low. We’ve played Armchair GM. Now it is time for us to stop playing hypothetical and see if Peter Chiarelli can work some magic. He’s already qualified their restricted free agents including  Torey Krug, Reilly Smith, Matt Bartkowski, Justin Florek, Zach Trotman, David Warsofsky, Tommy Cross, Craig...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins extend qualifying offers to 10 free agents

Expect to see these two young guns back with the B's (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)The Bruins have extended qualifying offers to ten of their free agents, according to Joe Haggerty. Torey Krug, Reilly Smith, Matt Bartkowski, Justin Florek, Zach Trotman, David Warsofsky, Tommy Cross, Craig Cunningham, Tyler Randell and Matt Fraser have all been qualified and are expected to sign with...
Via BruinsLife
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Bruins Veterans Getting Rest As Youngsters Take On Devils

Game No. 82 is upon us, and the long ride that is the NHL regular season is just about over. For the Boston Bruins, there’s just one more game to get through before the Stanley Cup playoffs get underway. That one game will be played Sunday afternoon in New Jersey where the B’s take on the Devils. For Boston, it’s all about staying healthy, and Claude Julien will do all he can...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Devils Live: B’s End Regular Season With Trip To New Jersey

12 p.m.: It’s about time. The NHL regular season comes to an end on Sunday and not a minute too soon, as it seems like just about everyone is ready for the Stanley Cup playoffs to get underway. Before the top-seeded Boston Bruins begin postseason play, however, they will have to close out their regular-season schedule on Sunday afternoon in New Jersey. The game doesn’t mean much...
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April 13, 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...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Organizational Depth On Display With 10 Call-Ups Made This Season (Video)

The trip from Providence to Boston is one many players in the Bruins organization have gotten accustomed to this season. Between injuries and some unforeseen circumstances, the 50-mile road trip is something that 10 Providence Bruins players have made this season, with seven of those Baby B’s making their NHL debut in the 2013-14 season. While Ryan Spooner, Zach Trotman and Craig...
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March 23, 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...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Prospects Getting Valuable Experience While Injuries, Flu Impact Team’s Depth (Podcast)

The Boston Bruins battled through several injuries and the flu bug in their latest road trip through Canada and remained atop the Atlantic division by winning three of four games. One of the primary reasons for the team’s recent success has been the quality performances from young prospects called up from Providence who were asked to play important roles filling in for injured...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins-Flames Live: B’s Begin Very Important Stretch by Returning Home to Host Flames

8 a.m.: The last time the Bruins played at TD Garden, they had just finished off a thrilling win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in a game that was probably overshadowed just a bit by all of the ugliness that happened in the first period. That was just about a week and a half ago, but it seems like it’s been a lifetime. Boston has finished its four-game road trip, and the B’s are...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Recall Craig Cunningham From Providence on Emergency Basis

The Bruins’ injury woes show no signs of letting up, which means B’s general manager Peter Chiarelli is probably speaking to the folks in Providence more than he is his own family at this rate. Chiarelli and the Boston front office were on the horn again with their American Hockey League affiliate as they returned to Boston from Vancouver, as the Bruins recalled forward Craig...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Young, New Bruins Vying for Spot on Bruins’ Third Line, Know They Must Be ‘Offensively Gifted, Defensively Aware’ (Video)

Only two spots are open on the Bruins’ third line alongside Chris Kelly, but a handful of hopefuls are making their cases as to why they should be on either side of Kelly when the puck drops in the regular-season opener. Carl Soderberg, Jordan Caron, Reilly Smith, Matt Fraser, Craig Cunningham, Ryan Spooner and Jared Knight are all competing for the winger positions, The B’s...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Lineup for tonights 1st Pre-Season Game Announced

  It’s that time of year finally, the sound of skates hitting the ice, and pucks hitting the post has arrived. Tonight the Boston Bruins take the ice to face the hated Montreal Canadians.  The B’s have announced their line-up that will take the ice for the first pre-season game tonight in Montreal. This line-up includes seven defensemen, two goaltenders and thirteen forwards...
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Recall Ryan Spooner, Carter Camper, Eight Others From Providence to Serve as Black Aces in Playoffs

On Wednesday, the club announced that forwards Carter Camper, Craig Cunningham, Josh Hennessy, Lane MacDermid, Max Sauve, Ryan Spooner and Trent Whitfield and defensemen Andrew Bodnarchuk, Kevan Miller and David Warsofsky have been recalled from their American Hockey League affiliate in Providence, which failed to qualify for the AHL playoffs. Black Aces is the term for the extra...
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April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut lose to Providence, losing streak at two

Providence Bruins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, March 24, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Providence Bruins, 3-2, Saturday night at the XL Center before a crowd of 5,794. Craig Cunningham had a goal and an assist and Josh Hennessy had two assists to lead the Bruins in scoring, with Zach Trotman providing the game-winner. Jonathan Audy-Marchessault...
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Providence Bruins 3, Connecticut Whale 2

By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, March 24, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Providence Bruins, 3-2, Saturday night at the XL Center before a crowd of 5,794. Craig Cunningham had a goal and an assist and Josh Hennessy had two assists to lead the Bruins in scoring, with Zach Trotman providing the game-winner. Jonathan Audy-Marchessault and Kris Newbury both scored and...
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March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Comeback Falls Short, Lose to Providence

Providence Bruins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 By Brian Ring Providence, RI, December 11, 2011 – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Providence Bruins, 3-2, Sunday afternoon at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI. The Whale trailed 3-0, but two goals by Kelsey Tessier helped Connecticut to climb to within a goal by the third period. Craig Cunningham had the game-winning...
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Providence Bruins 3, Connecticut Whale 2

By Brian Ring Providence, RI, December 11, 2011 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Providence Bruins, 3-2, Sunday afternoon at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, RI. The Whale trailed 3-0, but two goals by Kelsey Tessier helped Connecticut to climb to within a goal by the third period. Craig Cunningham had the game-winning goal and an assist for Providence, who...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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