Gregory Campbell questionable for season opener

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty ImagesBruins center Gregory Campbell still has not skated with the team, due to a core injury that has kept him sidelined. As of today, head coach Claude Julien has said his readiness for the season opener on October 8th against the Philadelphia Flyers is up in the air.“I’d say right now it’s questionable,” Julien told reporters after Monday...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Training Camp Notes: David Pastrnak, Gregory Campbell Still Absent

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins took the ice at Ristuccia Arena on Monday for their final training camp sessions ahead of Tuesday’s preseason opener. Forwards David Pastrnak (shoulder) and Gregory Campbell (mid-core) both were absent from practice after also sitting out Sunday night’s Black & Gold scrimmage. Defenseman Linus Arnesson (groin), the Bruins’ second...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Player Preview: Gregory Campbell’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. The Bruins’ fourth line has been one of the most consistent aspects of the team since its 2011 Stanley Cup-winning season, but that will change in 2014-15. Shawn Thornton left as a...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Gregory Campbell Won’t Skate Friday With Minor Mid-Core Issue

BOSTON — Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Thursday that fourth-line center Gregory Campbell will not participate in practice Friday when the team starts skating for the first time in training camp at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington. “Campbell, he’s got some minor mid-core stuff. He’ll be slow to start,” Chiarelli said. “(Milan) Lucic a little slow, he’s on...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Campbell may be moving from center to wing

Boston Bruins forward Gregory Campbell has been known for his faceoff prowess on the fourth line, but he could be moving to the wing next season and he’s OK with that. As D.J. Bean of WEEI in Boston shared, Campbell discussed his possible move off the pivot and he said he’s willing to do whatever it takes to keep going.
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gregory Campbell takes ice bucket challenge

The ice bucket challenge is sweeping the Internet, all for a good a cause, and one Boston Bruins forward is in on the act. Bruins center Gregory Campbell recently accepted the chilly challenge, which has gone viral in recent months. The challenge — which requires having a bucket of water and ice dumped on your head — is done to help raise awareness for certain causes. Campbell...
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell Named Bruins’ Nominee For Masterton Trophy

Boston Bruins center Gregory Campbell brings a lot of intangibles to a veteran-heavy B’s club, and he was recognized for that by the local hockey media on Friday. The Boston chapter of the Pro Hockey Writers Association nominated Campbell as the club’s nominee for the Masterton Trophy, the Bruins announced. The Masterton trophy is given every year to a player who “best exemplifies...
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

The end of the regular season is near. As we prepare to look back and reflect on all of the fights which took place this year, we watch as teams battle for their playoff lives and others battle simply to stay somewhat relevant as they drift along in the basement of the NHL. This means fights. Lots of ‘em. Most have picked up in terms of overall quality now that time is of the essence...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell, Cody McLeod Engage In Entertaining Fight (Video)

Boston Bruins center Gregory Campbell and Colorado Avalanche winger Cody McLeod dropped their gloves during Friday night’s game in Denver for a first-period fight. Despite giving up two inches and about 20 pounds to McLeod, Campbell did very well for himself and landed several punches. Check out the fight in the video above.Filed under: Boston Bruins, Nicholas Goss, Top Stories
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell Gives Bruins 1-0 Lead With Tip-In Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins took a 2-0 lead over the Washington Capitals in Thursday night’s game at TD Garden when Gregory Campbell tipped a Patrice Bergeron shot from the point into the net. Campbell was positioned to the right of Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, and thanks to a little help from linemate Daniel Paille, the Bruins center was able to deflect the shot without any resistance...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell On Panthers: Every Team Is Dangerous This Time Of Year (Video)

The Boston Bruins have a great opportunity to pick up two points when they take on the Florida Panthers at TD Garden on Tuesday night, but Gregory Campbell isn’t taking his opponents lightly.  Florida has the second-fewest points in the Eastern Conference and the B’s have defeated them in each of their past six games, but Campbell told NESN’s Jamie Erdahl that wins don’t...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell Goal Waived Off Because Of Kicking Motion (Video)

Gregory Campbell appeared to give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 lead in Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Stars when he scored a goal in the first period, but it was waived off. The NHL’s war room in Toronto, where all reviewable plays looked at, came to the conclusion that there was enough of a kicking motion to make a ruling of “no goal.” The two teams traded scoring chances...
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brayden Schenn scores game-winner after taking skate to stomach

We all know how tough hockey players are. Hell, Gregory Campbell broke his leg from blocking a shot during a penalty kill on the playoffs. This story adds another notch to the belt of hockey toughness lore.  Schenn was skating up to New Jersey's Dainius Zubrus to make a body check during the Flyers-Devils game on Tuesday night. As Zubrus fell back, his skate came up and sliced...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell Praises Bruins’ Depth as Injuries Force Changes to Lineup (Video)

The Bruins have been forced to alter their lineup quite a bit over the last few weeks as injuries challenge the team’s depth. Fourth-line center Gregory Campbell praised the organization’s depth prior to Saturday night’s game against the Sabres. He’s been the one constant on the Merlot Line of late with Daniel Paille out of the lineup because of an injury and Shawn Thornton...
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Which Bruins Defenseman Was Traded to Florida for Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell in 2010?

When the NHL schedule was released over the summer, Bruins fans circled many dates. One (or two) of those dates would be the eventual return of former B’s winger Nathan Horton. Horton signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the offseason, but offseason shoulder surgery and two early-season Boston visits mean B’s fans will have to wait a year to see the winger return to Boston...
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Campbell to donate, deliver pies on Thanksgiving morning

Every hockey loving puck head got a chance to see how much Gregory Campbell “gets it” on the ice when he gritted his way through a broken leg to finish off a penalty kill shift during the Eastern Conference Finals. Every Thanksgiving they get to see how much the fourth line “gets it” off the ice as well. Campbell will spend his third straight Thanksgiving morning purchasing...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell to Buy, Deliver More Than 400 Pies on Thanksgiving to Local Shelters, Charities

The Bruins don’t have a game on tap for Thanksgiving, clearing the way for Gregory Campbell to enjoy one of his usual Turkey Day activities. The B’s center has made a habit of delivering pies to local charities and shelters on Thanksgivings past, and he’ll be at it again Thursday. He plans to hand out $2,000 worth of dessert — about 400 pies — that he’s getting on special...
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell Says There’s ‘Nothing Special’ About Bruins’ Fourth Line, Says It’s ‘All About Hard Work’ (Video)

The Bruins’ fourth line was thrust into the national spotlight during the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, but judging by their recent play, the group didn’t let the attention go to their heads. The Merlot Line, made up of Gregory Campbell, Shawn Thornton and Daniel Paille, has set the tone for the rest of the team, scoring four goals with three assists through the last six games....
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell Feels for Steven Stamkos, Wishes Lightning Star Luck on ‘Long Road’ to Recovery

BOSTON — Gregory Campbell knows all too well what Steven Stamkos felt on Monday afternoon at TD Garden. Perhaps more importantly, Campbell knows the pain — physically, mentally and emotionally — that Stamkos will feel over the coming days, weeks and months. Stamkos suffered a broken tibia Monday afternoon in the Lightning’s 3-0 loss to the Bruins at the Garden. Midway through...
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell, Shawn Thornton Among Those Deserving to Be Named Bruins Alternate Captain

The Bruins have only two preseason games left before their Oct. 3 opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning. In the last days before the regular-season begins, Claude Julien and his coaching staff are busy trimming the roster down to 23 players, but Julien must also decide who will join Patrice Bergeron and step into Andrew Ference‘s vacated alternate captain spot. This Bruins...
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Return of Soupy

        Earlier this Spring, Bruins Nation saw one of the most heroic, inspiring, and dedicated acts you could ever see on a sheet of ice. Gregory Campbell, a player who has always been loved by the Bruins Faithful, instantly became one of the most respected guys in the league, and a legend for Bruins fans to remember forever. As we all know, in doing so, Campbell suffered an...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell ‘Very Grateful’ to Return, But Ready to Move On and Focus On Season

BOSTON — The last time Gregory Campbell was seen on TD Garden ice, he was hobbling off the ice, barely making it to the bench. He had broken his leg, of course, after blocking a shot in the Eastern Conference finals, ending his season. On Thursday night, Campbell was back on the Garden ice quite literally taking the next step in his recovery from that broken leg he suffered blocking...
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins-Red Wings Live: Gregory Campbell Makes Preseason Debut As B’s Host New Division Rival

12 p.m. ET: The Bruins will play a game at TD Garden on Thursday night for the first time since they saw the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in June. There won’t be nearly as much on the line Thursday, but there’s certainly plenty at stake. The B’s will play their preseason home opener against the Detroit Red Wings, offering fans their “first” glimpse of one of the...
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Signs point to Bruins' Gregory Campbell’s return tonight vs. Red Wings

Gregory Campbell could make his return to game action as soon as tonight when the Bruins host the Detroit Red Wings at the Garden. And it will be tonight if Campbell has his druthers. “I think (tonight) is a realistic possibility” Campbell said after yesterday’s morning session at the Garden. “Talking to the surgeon the other day things look good. It’s just a matter of...
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September 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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