The Bruins May Need To Get Creative To Re-Sign Jarome Iginla

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, This is how the Bruins locked up Iginla to a one-year contract with a $1.8 million cap hit. They promised Iginla $4.2 million in bonuses for a possible payday of $6 million. So far, Iginla has been well worth the investment. The drawback, as the Bruins always knew, is how it will affect next year’s books. The Bruins are projected...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand, Marc Savard Offer Support To Rich Peverley

Hockey is a very close-knit community, so it came as no surprise when Rich Peverley’s collapse during Monday night’s Dallas Stars-Columbus Blue Jackets game was followed quickly by an outpouring of support from around the NHL. Some of it came from players who had been teammates of the Stars winger in the past (Brad Marchand, Marc Savard, Evander Kane), and some from others just...
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget B’s Nots: This Marc Savard Montage Will Make You Shed A Tear Or Twelve (VIDEO)

Marc Savard’s comeback is probably not going to happen with the Bruins or anyone else. It seems that he is content being home especially with the arrival of a new baby girl back in January. Even though #91 has not played a game since 2011, Bruins fans STILL LOVE him as if he still wore the Spoked B. So re-live the great moments of Savvy’s time in Boston, but be warned you will...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Was It a Snub?: Part 2 - Lucic not chosen for Team Canada

When Team USA revealed their Olympic hockey roster for the Sochi Games, Bruins young-gun Torey Krug did not make the final cut, raising the question if Team USA made a mistake in leaving the 22-year-old defensemen off the roster.With the reveal of the Team Canada roster, there were a few notable names left off the list, too. Those include Flyers captain Claude Giroux, Sharks'...
Via BruinsLife
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Current Bruins Player Was Born in Ottawa?

The city of Ottawa, like just about every major city in Canada, is the home to many young boys who grew up to be NHL players. Players like Mike Gartner, Rod Brind’Amour and Denis Potvin were all born in Ottawa, and they all went on to have fantastic NHL careers with each surpassing 1,000 career points. Gartner and Potvin have both been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and...
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Hockey Talk

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, - With Marc Savard’s and Patrice Bergeron’s concussion history always present with the Boston Bruins, there are worries that Loui Eriksson’s two concussions in the last 45 days may seriously jeopardize his playing days. He’s been a vastly underrated forward for years, but he’s made little impact in Beantown since the Tyler...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins win emotionally charged game late

The Bruins and Penguins rivalry has escalated even further after last nights game. (Photo credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) The Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins rivalry has grown tremendously over the last few seasons beginning with the illegal hit that ended Marc Savard’s career.  The Bruins bullied the Pens in last year’s Eastern Conference Finals on their way to...
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Random tweeters try and defend John Scott

Lost in the hubbub of the the World Series last night was the Boston Bruins playing in Buffalo against a terrible hockey team. Everything was going swimmingly for most of the game. The Bruins were scoring goals, they were having a good time, people were laughing at the misfortune of Buffalo. Oh Buffalo. Without you, we would not have most of our hockey humor and the world would be...
Via Boston's Bettah
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

9. San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins. WHO CARES, KILL JOHN SCOTT!

Oh man. The rage I feel this morning after last night's game as I write this is unfathomable. If for some reason you have no idea what happened last night, here's a quick summation. Yup, a disgustingly dirty hit that is reminiscant of the Matt Cooke/Marc Savard hit. What's worse is that Loui Eriksson stayed in Buffalo overnight to get looked at as the Bruins traveled...
Via Days of Y'Orr
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Several Teams Exceed Salary Cap

The NHL salary cap dropped this season to $64.3 million.  This number was negotiated in the last CBA negotiations and has no link to NHL revenues.  Many teams would happily exceed this number and nine have so far this year.  They are the Boston Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, Tampa Bay...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Monitoring Possible Concussions

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, Marc Savard suffered his final hit as an NHL player Jan. 22, 2011. The blow from teammate Matt Hunwick happened less than 10 months after Matt Cooke delivered his blindside wallop. The hit that is less obvious but might have contributed to Savard’s condition happened Jan. 15, 2011. Pittsburgh’s Deryk Engelland closed...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins power play looks revitalized

The era of the Bruins power play as league-wide punch line might finally be coming to an end. It was a constipated unsightly run last season for the Bruins. They ranked 26th in the NHL with a 14.8 percent success rate during the regular season and they have ranked in the NHL’s bottom third of power play success percentage in three of the last four seasons. During the playoffs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

List of Five NHL Teams Currently Over the Salary Cap

By Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) (Via With training camps fast approaching, the deadline for teams to be cap compliant is also approaching. Teams are permitted to exceed the salary cap by ten percent up until the close of the final day of training camp, but at that point teams must be within the established upper limit. As of publication time, five teams-the Philadelphia Flyers...
Via The Hockey Guys
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Feels Good Enough To Crush A Golf Tournament

We all know about the trials and tribulations of Marc Savard, Matt Cooke's dirty ******* elbow that ended his career and all the stuff he's been through trying to recover. He's had major headaches, memory issues and has trouble with bright lights at times.  We love Savard. We love Savard so much that we made a montage in hopes to inspire a comeback:  ...
Via Days of Y'Orr
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Beat: Lost Footage Of Marc Savard’s Comeback Attempt…..Sort Of (VIDEO)

All Bruins fans remember where they were when the scum known as Matt Cooke for all intents and purposes ended Marc Savard’s career. Savvy made a return for the playoffs where he scored one of the most memorable goals in franchise history. Unfortunately, this was the last happy memory Bruins fans have of Marc Savard. He only played 25 games the following season after sustaining...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins fans harass Matt Cooke in penalty box

Matt Cooke is notoriously know as one of the most disliked players in the NHL. It’s no secret that Bruins fans have a great disdain for him after what he did to Marc Savard back in 2010, so I’m sure Cooke wasn’t surprised to get this response when he entered the penalty box in Boston last night during Game 3. Cooke seems to be enjoying the role of “bad guy” in this situation...
Via The Nosebleeds
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke Is Back To His Old Tricks

Throughout the course of his career, Matt Cooke has been notorious for dirty plays and dangerous cheap shots. Bruins fans know this all too well, as Cooke was the guy who essentially ended the career of Boston forward Marc Savard with a brutal elbow to the head that landed Savard with a level three concussion. And while many have lauded Cooke for his recent clean streak, the Penguins...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic still remembers when Matt Cooke ended Savard's career

How could he or any Bruins fans forget?Back in 2010, Matt Cooke laid an absolute cheap shot to head of the Bruins best player at the time, Marc Savard. Not only was it the topic of conversation for months, but it turned out to completely end the career of Savard. It adds yet another layer to this heated rivalry between the Bruins and Penguins.Milan Lucic, who was obviously still...
Via BruinsLife
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Bruins F Marc Savard calls out Rangers Coach John Tortorella

Former Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard was not a fan of New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella’s decision to scratch Brad Richards on Thursday night.  Savard went so far as to say that Tortorella should be fired and that he ruins players confidence. Tortorella had his own opinion for the critics of his decision after the Rangers game four win. “A guy i love as a person...
Via Diehardsport
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Matt Cooke Have A Target On His Back Tonight In Ottawa?

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun, But despite his pleas of innocence afterwards, Cooke has twice been suspended for hits to the head, and he did end the career of Boston Bruins centre (and Orleans native) Marc Savard. He has said he's changed his ways, but not everybody is convinced. In fact, most still see him as one of the sneakiest and dirtiest players in the league...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards Sounds Off On Matt Cooke, Compares Him To A Murderer

Jack Edwards has never been one to stifle his emotions, but he may have gone a little too far when talking about the Peguins’ Matt Cooke on Saturday afternoon. During Saturday’s Bruins-Pens game, Edwards discussed the Pittsburgh media nominating Cooke for last season’s Masterton Award, given to the player who shows dedication and perseverance to hockey, and stated it was...
Via The Nosebleeds
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron ready to return for Boston Bruins

Boston Bruins fans feared the worst when top center Patrice Bergeron suffered his fourth career concussion back on April 2.Would he play again this season? Would he return at all? Marc Savard’s sad case came to mind for everybody. A series of concussions knocked Savard from hockey and left him dealing with lingering post-concussion syndrome.But Bergeron’s head cleared very quickly...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Says Once Again He Doesn’t See a Comeback in ‘Near Future’

Marc Savard hasn’t played in an NHL game since Jan. 22, 2011, and it doesn’t sound like he’ll be playing again any time soon. There haven’t been any rumors of a comeback or anything, but Savard took to Twitter on Tuesday to say that a comeback is not in the cards right now. The Bruins center’s career may be over after concussions have forced him away from the game since...
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Keys To The Game Vs. Pitt

Pittsburgh is a city that equals Boston in tougness, grit, and strength. It reflects in the rink. For the first time this season the Bruins go up against Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is a top heavy team with elite NHL star power. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are the centerpoint of the team and among the players that represent the league. Ask a band wagon fan or a "casual"...
Via BruinsLife
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

24. Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins. NO MALKIN? NO MERCY!

  Man, that banner is like a sleek Accelerator jersey. Black on black baby. Bruins come into Pittsburgh on a three game winning streak after a shootout win against the Senators where Boston comes back from 2 down. It was a tough game for Boston, which doesn't bode well for their legs against the Pens. The only thing that helps Boston is that Malkin is back in Russia...
Via Days of Y'Orr
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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