Boston Bruins: Free agency questions answered (part one)

July 1 marks the beginning of the NHL free agency period and with ten players who are either restricted or unrestricted free agents, the Boston Bruins have some important roster decisions to make.  The salary cap in the NHL will be increasing from $64.3 million last season, to an estimated $71.1 million this year.  Boston already has just under $62 million in cap payroll accounted...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Need Fast Start To Eliminate Canadiens In Game 7

BOSTON — Scoring first is the key to winning in the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. The team that has opened the scoring is 22-1 in the 23 Round 2 games played through Tuesday night, with the only exception being the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild at home in Game 5. In the four Game 7s that have been played in both rounds, the winning team...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille Mic’d Up For Reilly Smith’s Go-Ahead Goal Against Canadiens (Video)

Reilly Smith’s go-ahead goal with 3:32 remaining in the third period of Game 2 against the Montreal Canadiens sent the TD Garden crowd into a frenzy, but the fans weren’t the only ones celebrating hard. Boston Bruins winger Daniel Paille was mic’d up during Smith’s goal and his reaction did not disappoint. Paille was on his feet for the entire play and he was jumping up and...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Daniel Paille Returns For Game 1 Against Montreal

BOSTON — Daniel Paille will return to the Bruins’ lineup on Thursday night, as the B’s take on the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series at TD Garden. Paille has been out since the Bruins’ penultimate regular-season game on April 12 against the Buffalo Sabres. In that game, the Boston winger took a big hit from Jake McCabe. The result...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille On Fourth Line At Bruins Practice; Chris Kelly Absent

BOSTON — The Bruins hit the TD Garden ice Wednesday morning for their final practice before Thursday night’s Eastern Conference semifinals Game 1 against the Montreal Canadiens. Daniel Paille was a full participant in his usual left-wing role on the fourth line alongside Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton. His return resulted in Jordan Caron being the extra forward on the merlot...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille, Dennis Seidenberg Return To Practice As B’s Prep For Canadiens (Video)

After a brief two-day hiatus, the Boston Bruins returned to the ice for practice as they prepare for their second-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens. The B’s were joined by a couple of familiar faces, too, with Daniel Paille and Dennis Seidenberg returning to practice. But only one will likely be ready for Round 2. Paille, who has been sidelined since April 12...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille Cleared To Return; Claude Julien Not Tipping Hand About Lineup

BOSTON — Bruins winger Daniel Paille has been cleared to return to the Boston lineup. Whether he’s back in the lineup when the B’s finally start their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series is unknown, though. Paille was a full participant in Tuesday’s practice at TD Garden. The winger, who has been out since April 12 with a concussion, was wearing a gold sweater, skating...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille Cleared to Play

So folks have been sending us stories that Habs Eye on the Prize have been writing and well it’s great people think… Paille has been cleared to play. #Bruins — Dan Cagen (@DanCagen) April 29, 2014  
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Daniel Paille cleared for contact

Boston Bruins have announced that forward Daniel Paille is moving in the right direction after suffering an upper-body injury at the end of the regular season.The injury occurred after a hit to the head by Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe. Paille was helped off the ice and did not return to the game. The following day an update on Paille was given and he was listed as day...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille Participated In Optional Practice, No Timetable For Return

The Boston Bruins held an optional practice Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena and injured forward Daniel Paille was on the ice. Paille has not played since April 12, when he was on the receiving end of a nasty hit from Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe at the TD Garden, suffering a head injury. He has been skating for nearly a week, but there’s not word on when he’ll return....
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Daniel Paille, Matt Bartkowski Skate At Optional Practice

BOSTON — The Bruins held an optional practice at TD Garden on Monday morning before the team heads to Detroit to take on the Red Wings in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series at Joe Louis Arena. Most of the team did not skate, but a few players who have battled injuries and/or the flu bug were present. That group included Daniel Paille, who hasn’t played since taking a...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins on Paper: Projected lineups and injury report vs Detroit Red Wings

The Boston Bruins are a bit banged up heading into their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings - more banged up than the Wings, in fact - which after battling the injury bug all season long, would be a welcome change for coach Mike Babcock's charges.Forwards Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and defenseman Matt Bartkowski appear to still be on the shelf...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruin Injury Report: Who's in and out for game one

The Bruins are a little banged up heading into game one tonight against the Detroit Red Wings, although luckily none of their major components are among those on the shelf.Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and Matt Bartkowski are all expected to miss tonight's opening playoff game. Kelly has been nursing a back injury that kept him out of the last three games of the regular season,...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille Would Be Significant Losses For Bruins (Video)

When the Boston Bruins open the Stanley Cup playoffs Friday against the Detroit Red Wings, they might be doing so without two of their most experienced forwards. Third-line center Chris Kelly and fourth-liner Daniel Paille both are nursing injuries and could sit out Game 1 against the Wings. Their absence would leave a void not only in the bottom-six forward group but also on the...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Practice Report: Kevan Miller Returns; Daniel Paille, Chris Kelly Absent

BOSTON — The Bruins’ blue line was bolstered at Thursday’s practice by the return of Kevan Miller after a two-day absence, but two forwards and a defenseman were still unable to take the ice. Third-line center Chris Kelly, fourth-line winger Daniel Paille and young D-man Matt Bartkowski were absent from Thursday’s skate, and Bruins head coach Claude Julien didn’t say whether...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple Bruins dealing with fly; no update on Daniel Paille

Multiple Bruins are dealing with the flu, Bruins coach Claude Julien said after Tuesday’s practice. Missing from the practice were Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, Matt Bartkowski, Andrej Meszaros and Kevan Miller. Julien would not specify which Bruins have the flu and which were battling other ailments, but Kelly, Paille, Bergeron and Miller all missed...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Daniel Paille "feeling great"; not concussed and listed day-to-day

Not everyone who gets knocked cold has a concussion, just ask Daniel Paille.The left winger on the Boston Bruins' fabled Merlot Line absorbed a brutal - but clean - hit from Buffalo Sabres' defenseman Jake McCabe during Boston's President's Trophy clinching win over Buffalo on Saturday afternoon - the 29-year-old so wobbly on his skates that he needed assistance...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' lose Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron against Sabres', Chris Kelly also out

The Boston Bruins lost forwards Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron on Saturday afternoon during a game against the Buffalo Sabres.Dan4th Nicholas-Wikimedia commonsPaille was skating  during the third period, he got hit in the head by Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe. Paille fell to the ice and stayed down for several seconds before trying to stand up. He managed to stand up but almost...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins clinch President's Trophy with dominating win over Sabres

So....The Boston Bruins clinched the President's Trophy on Saturday and the home ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs that comes with it, courtesy of a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres, but may have paid a heavier price than they needed to.With Chris Kelly already out of the lineup with back issues, Daniel Paille joined Patrice Bergeron in leaving the contest...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

"No update" on Paille injury, Bergeron dealing with "minor issue"

Bruins forward Daniel Paille left Saturday's game after taking a big hit from Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe in the third period, and judging from the bits of information we have on the matter, it does not look good for Bruins fourth-liner. As always, we await official word from the team or a reporter in regards to the exact nature of the injury. However, with that being said...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Daniel Paille crushed on hit by McCabe

The Bruins may’ve had an easy wrap up of the President’s Trophy today, beating Buffalo 4-1, but one of their forwards did not have a smooth game. Daniel Paille, who has been concussed twice this season – once in December and again in March, may’ve suffered a third one in today’s game. This high hit by Jake McCabe on a vulnerable Paille knocked the winger for a loop: He...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake McCabe hit on Daniel Paille stuns Bruins winger

The Bruins may’ve had an easy wrap up of the President’s Trophy today, beating Buffalo 4-1, but one of their forwards did not have a smooth game. Daniel Paille, who has been concussed twice this season – once in December and again in March, may’ve suffered a third one in today’s game. This high hit by Jake McCabe on a vulnerable Paille knocked the winger for a loop: He...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Injury Update: Patrice Bergeron’s Issue Minor, Daniel Paille’s Status Unknown

BOSTON — The most important thing for the Bruins entering Saturday’s game with the Buffalo Sabres was to stay healthy. That didn’t necessarily go as planned, though. The Bruins lost two players over the course of their 4-1 win over the Sabres at TD Garden, but there’s not a whole lot of information about Patrice Bergeron or Daniel Paille who both left the game early. The...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jake McCabe ejected for hit on Daniel Paille

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe was ejected from Saturday’s game when he hit Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille up high during the third period. Paille, who has battled two concussions this season, looked dazed when he got up from the ice and was helped to the bench. Bruins center Gregory Campbell immediately came to his linemate’s defense and picked up a minor penalty...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Paille Not Cleared Yet, But Feels ‘Pretty Good’ After Suffering Concussion

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille is feeling good, but he hasn’t been cleared just yet after recently suffering a minor concussion. The Boston winger suffered the concussion during his first shift Sunday afternoon against the Florida Panthers. He took a big hit from Florida defenseman Ed Jovanvovski and hit his head on the ice as he fell. Paille still hasn’t...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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