How Does Flyers Current Prospect Pool Compare to Past Groups?

  Over the course of the last few years, the Philadelphia Flyers' farm system has gone from virtually barren -- the after-effects of being strip-mined of high-end draft picks in "win now" drives -- to one of the main reasons for long-term optimism. In particular, the pool of defense prospects has received considerable attention and hype after the Flyers have used three straight...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Practice Report: Zdeno Chara Returns, Dennis Seidenberg Absent

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins welcomed captain Zdeno Char back to practice Tuesday morning at Ristuccia Arena. The veteran defenseman missed Monday’s practice for a maintenance day. He was in pain after blocking a shot with his lower left leg in Saturday’s 2-1 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. B’s defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was the only player absent from...
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins Listening on Seidenberg and Eriksson

The NHL Trade Deadline is in two weeks and the Bruins pot has been officially stirred. According to Nick Kypresos of Rogers Sportsnet in Canada, the Bruins are willing to trade Dennis Seidenberg and Loui Eriksson.
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins’ Comeback Bid Falls Short In 3-2 Loss To New York Rangers

The Boston Bruins weren’t able to mount a third-period comeback in Wednesday night’s game against the New York Rangers and lost 3-2. Boston took a 2-1 lead into the first intermission, but New York scored two unanswered goals in the final 40 minutes to even the season series 1-1. The Bruins will head back to Boston to prepare for a tough weekend back-to-back against the New York...
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF Of The Day: Bruins’ Dennis Seidenberg Falls Off Bench

If this isn’t a metaphor for the Boston Bruins season so far, then nothing is. Players that the Bruins are relying on for leadership have been “falling down” but as of late getting back on their feet with the help of some teammates. Bergeron is starting to look more like himself. Pastrnak scored his first and second goals over the weekend, in the same game. Chara’s return...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL won't hold hearing for Seidenberg hit on Jonathan Toews: Report (VIDEO)

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety decided on Friday that Dennis Seidenberg’s hit that rattled Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday night isn’t worthy of supplemental discipline, and there won’t be a hearing for the Boston Bruins defenseman. As nasty as the behind-the-back check looks, both players were chasing the puck and Seidenberg legitimately uses...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews Exits Bruins-Blackhawks After Hit From Dennis Seidenberg (GIFs)

BOSTON — Jonathan Toews was forced to leave Thursday night’s Bruins-Blackhawks game at TD Garden after crashing headfirst into the end boards as a result of a hit by B’s defensemen Dennis Seidenberg. The play occurred in the second period and Seidenberg was given a minor penalty for boarding, which put the Blackhawks on a 5-on-3 power play. Toews skated to the bench and received...
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Dennis Seidenberg Scores From Near Center Ice Vs. Blue Jackets (GIF)

Dennis Seidenberg has scored a few goals from near center ice in his NHL career, and he added another one of those goals to his highlight film Friday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Instead of dumping the puck into the corner, the Bruins defenseman fired a slap shot toward Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. The 2012-13 Vezina Trophy winner was able to get a piece...
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg: Bruins Played ’60 Strong Minutes’ Vs. Senators (Video)

The Boston Bruins were victorious against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Bruins winger Matt Fraser tallied two goals in the win, with winger Brad Marchand and defenseman Dennis Seidenberg chipping in one goal apiece. Seidenberg spoke highly of the Bruins’ winning efforts after the game. “We just told ourselves to put together 60 strong minutes and I think for the most...
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Dennis Seidenberg Must Step Up In Zdeno Chara’s Absence

BOSTON — Zdeno Chara’s absence from the Bruins blue line leaves head coach Claude Julien without a dominant shut-down defenseman. Dennis Seidenberg has played in this role many times in the past for Boston, often alongside Chara in the Stanley Cup playoffs. But the German blueliner missed most of the 2013-14 campaign after undergoing major knee surgery and it’s taken some time...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Ready To Spoil Canadiens’ Home Opener (Video)

The last time the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens met, the B’s were without the services of defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. Seidenberg had to watch helplessly as his team got eliminated by the Habs in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoff series after undergoing season-ending knee surgery in January. The blue-liner explained to NESN’s Guerin Austin how frustrated...
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Player Preview: Dennis Seidenberg’s Expected Role, Projected Season Stats

Editor’s note: will preview every NHL-level Bruins player over the next few weeks, leading to the Oct. 8 season opener. Click here for the full schedule and to read other player profiles. Dennis Seidenberg’s season-ending knee injury suffered in December was a huge loss for the Boston Bruins, one they couldn’t overcome in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. His absence...
October 03, 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

Bruins Injury Update: Dennis Seidenberg will be ready for training camp

Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is said to be 100% ready for the start of training camp.#458781355 / gettyimages.comSeidenberg says himself that he has trained hard all summer and is ready to play during the upcoming season. Last season Seidenberg's season ended early when he had knee surgery in January. He suffered the knee injury on December 27th, during a game against...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Excited To Return With ‘New Ligament’ In Knee (Videos)

Dennis Seidenberg tried the best he could to make an early return from a torn knee ligament, but he ran out of time when the Boston Bruins were eliminated in the second round of last spring’s Stanley Cup playoffs. That might have been a blessing in disguise for Seidenberg, as he’s now had all the time in the world to rehab the ACL/MCL injury he suffered last December in a game...
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Injury Update: Dennis Seidenberg should be ready for training camp

The Boston Bruins defenseman, Dennis Seidenberg has announced that he is expected to be ready come the start of training camp in September. Lisa Gansky-Wikimedia CommonsThe Bruins defenseman tore his ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and his MCL (medial collateral ligament) in late December. He had the surgery in January and was expected to miss the remainder of the season. Seidenberg was...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Explains His Dogs’ ‘Wiggles,’ ‘Bubbles Lollipop’ Names (Video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is a strong, rugged player, one who’s tough to play against. He also has two dogs named “Wiggles” and “Bubbles Lollipop.” That fact came to life early in the Bruins’ 2013-14 season when the team released the “Pucks and Pups” calendar. The calender featured some Bruins posing with dogs. They were wildly popular, and the proceeds...
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Seidenberg: "I'll be better than before."

     The Bruins return to the ice this fall will mark the return of veteran defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, who, as we all painfully remember, missed the majority of the season with a torn ACL/MCL in his right knee. Seidenberg, who was just on the brink of return when the Bruins lost Game 7, will now have the entire off-season to bring his game to a whole new level.     After...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: What went wrong?

A disappointing game 7 loss to the Montreal Canadiens, the Boston Bruins are left wondering how their postseason run ended so quickly. Following an excellent regular season campaign that ended with the Bruins winning the Presidents’ Trophy, Boston was the favorite to represent the Eastern Conference in the Stanley Cup Finals. Despite being the favorites in the series, and having...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg could have played in round 3

Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg revealed Friday afternoon that if the Bruins' could have gone further in the playoffs he would have been able to return to the line-up. Lisa Gansky-Wikimedia CommonsWith the absence of Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid, it left quite a bit of room for rookie players to step it up and show their worth on the blue line.Seidenberg tore his MCL...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Vows To Be Even Better After Knee Injury

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was close. He was so close. In the end, though, he and the Bruins just ran out of time. Seidenberg’s season technically ended on Dec. 27 when he tore his ACL and MCL in a game against the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden. That would be the last game he played in this season, but was remarkably close to making a return to game action. Had...
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Might Have Played In Next Round And Other Game 7 Notes

BOSTON — The Bruins could have used Dennis Seidenberg in their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series against the Montreal Canadiens. If the B’s advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, they might have had the veteran defenseman at their disposal. The Bruins didn’t reach the conference finals, of course, as they dropped Game 7 on Wednesday night 3-1 in front of their home...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Dennis Seidenberg cleared for contact, return seemingly imminent

Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg has been cleared for contact, signifying that a return for the 32-year-old defensive juggernaut can be coming in the very near future.A return for DS44 seems inevitable (via to DJ Bean of, after the pregame skate at the Bell Centre this morning, Seidenberg conducted one-on-one drills in the corner with...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg feels he is ready to return to action

On December 27 in a game against the Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins defensemen Dennis Seidenberg ended up with a torn medial collateral ligament and anterior cruciate ligament in his knee. The Bruins veteran defensemen underwent surgery on January 7 and recover typically takes about six to eight months.  Not for Seidenberg, he was back on the ice at practice with the team on April...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Possible Seidenberg return is a ray of light cast upon a weary defensive unit

Another day, another update.Except this time, we heard from the man himself.Coming attraction? Is Seidenberg about to make his improbable return? (via USAToday)Dennis Seidenberg, the sidelined 32-year-old defensive juggernaut has crossed yet another road in his road to recovery from ACL and MCL surgery, and his progress has again whipped up the hopes of Bruins Nation into a frenzy...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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