Bruins busy on first day of free agency

BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team's feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league. Sweeney added two wingers Wednesday he thinks will be a major part of the solution next season: Matt Beleskey and Jimmy Hayes. The Bruins signed left winger Beleskey, one of the more coveted available...
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Bruins Sign Matt Belesky and Acquire Jimmy Hayes

Beleskey had eight goals and an assist in the 2015 playoffs with the Anaheim Ducks Photo via Jae C. Hong, APOn Wednesday, day one of NHL Free Agency, the Boston Bruins acquired forward Jimmy Hayes from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Reilly Smith and the contract of Marc Savard. Later in the afternoon, the Bruins signed forward Matt Beleskey to a five year, $19 million...
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Poll: What’s Your Reaction To Everything Bruins GM Don Sweeney Has Done?

Trader Donny wasn’t done last week. After dealing Milan Lucic and Dougie Hamilton last Friday at the NHL Draft, Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney made a few more splashes on Wednesday, reportedly signing Anaheim Ducks forward Matt Beleskey to a five-year, $19 million contract and trading forward Reilly Smith and the contract of center Marc Savard to the Florida Panthers...
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Panthers acquire Reilly Smith from Bruins in exchange for Jimmy Hayes

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Panthers acquired forward Reilly Smith and the contract of forward Marc Savard on Wednesday from the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Jimmy Hayes. Smith has appeared in 203 games with Boston and Dallas, scoring 36 goals and adding 64 assists for 100 points. He had 13 goals and 27 assists last season, plus had four goals and an assist in 12 playoff...
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Bruins Trade Reilly Smith, Marc Savard To Panthers For Jimmy Hayes

The Boston Bruins have made another trade. The B’s have acquired Boston native Jimmy Hayes from the Florida Panthers in exchange for right winger Reilly Smith and center Marc Savard. Hayes is a 25-year-old restricted free agent listed at 6-foot-6, 221 pounds. He tallied 35 points (19 goals, 16 assists) in 72 games for the Panthers last season. Hayes gives the Bruins much-needed...
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Trading Marc Savard Still An Option Entering NHL Free Agency, Bruins GM Says

It appears Boston Bruins center Marc Savard is never playing in the NHL again. He hasn’t played since the 2010-11 season after suffering his second concussion in a one-year span. Savard’s contract expires after the 2016-17 season and carries a salary cap hit of $4,027,143, per General Fanager. Even though he isn’t expected to play again, his contract still has value to teams...
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NHL, NHLPA Announce $71.4 Million Salary Cap For 2015-16 Season

After months of rumors, speculation and projections, we finally have official salary cap ceiling and floor figures for the 2015-16 NHL season. The league and the NHLPA announced Tuesday that the upper limit is $71.4 million and the floor is $52.8 million. This is good news for teams regularly close to the cap ceiling, such as the Boston Bruins. There were fears that the cap wasn’t...
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Is Marc Savard on the move?

Associated Press An interesting rumor has been going around that Marc Savard could be on the move this summer. Elliot Friedman was on Calgary’s Sportsnet 690 and reported the following (Transcript by Nichols on Hockey): “One of the things they’re looking at is trading Marc Savard. Now, for those of you who are unfamiliar, Marc Savard is never going to play again,...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Savard: Bruins Nation must lay off Chiarelli

Peter Chiarelli answering questions after the trade deadline. (via: CBS Sports) Former Bruins playmaker and center, Marc Savard, looked to Twitter to try and silence the Chiarelli critics. General manager Peter Chiarelli has achieved a Stanley Cup victory and even made it back to the final again for a second time in 3 years. Most long time Bruins fans could agree he has been a far...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mass. Native Charles Rosa Rocks Bruins Jersey, Earns Win At UFC Boston (Photos)

BOSTON — It’s no mystery why Charles Rosa was one of the most popular guys at TD Garden on Sunday. Rosa, who competes in the UFC’s featherweight division, hails from just up the road in Peabody, Mass. Ahead of his bout with Sean Soriano at UFC Fight Night 59, the 28-year-old fighter nicknamed “Boston Strong” paid homage to his roots by sporting a Bruins sweater for his...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Knows Ex-Bruins Teammate Nathan Horton’s Pain, Has Advice

Nathan Horton is faced with a life-changing decision: Have surgery on his degenerative back injury or continue suffering through extensive pain that prohibits him from playing hockey at age 29. If anyone can relate to Horton’s predicament, it’s Marc Savard. Savard, now 37 years old, played with Horton on the Boston Bruins and was the victim of Matt...
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Torey Krug: ‘I Want To Be In Boston For As Long As I Can’

BOSTON — Torey Krug finally arrived to Bruins training camp Monday morning for his first practice after signing a one-year, $1.4 million contract to end his time as a restricted free agent. With Boston’s difficult salary cap situation — the team has under $500,000 of space (with Marc Savard’s contract on LTIR figured in), per CapGeek — agreeing to a long-term extension...
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Boston Bruins give David Krejci contract extension

According to the Czech website, David Krejci is getting paid. Krejci will carry the highest cap hit of any Boston Bruins player during the 2015-16 season. The reported terms are six-years, $43.5 million. TSNs Aaron Ward has details on the extension: David Krejci and #Bruins (7.25M,7.25M,7.5M,7.5M,7M,7M) No Move in years 1 thru 4 and a limited no trade clause in years 5...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Smith and the ‘Look-Up Line’ Could there be a change on the horizon in the way the game of hockey approaches dangerous hits along the boards? If Thomas Smith has his way, this is just the beginning. Smith was paralyzed playing for the Boston Junior A Bulldogs when he went headfirst into the boards while trying to avoid a collision. Somehow, he came back and resumed playing hockey...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Bruins Center Marc Savard To Join OHL’s Ottawa 67s As Scout

Marc Savard’s NHL career is over, but he’ll still be involved in hockey. The former Boston Bruins center will be a scout for the Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey League, according to Chris Stevenson of NHL Home Ice XM 218. Former #bostonbruins star Marc Savard is going to be a scout for the #ottawa67s this season.— Chris Stevenson (@CJ_Stevenson) August 11, 2014 Savard, who...
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Savard becomes a scout for the Ottawa 67s

Former Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard is about to begin his next chapter in hockey. Savard’s career came to an unfortunate end in 2010-11 as he battled post-concussion syndrome, but he has now accepted a position to become a scout for the Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey League. Former #bostonbruins star Marc Savard is going to be a scout for the #ottawa67s this season. —...
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Marc Savard becomes a scout for the Ottawa 67s

Former Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard is about to begin his next chapter in hockey. Savard’s career came to an unfortunate end in 2010-11 as he battled post-concussion syndrome, but he has now accepted a position to become a scout for the Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey League. Former #bostonbruins star Marc Savard is going to be a scout for the #ottawa67s this season. —...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins Re-Sign Matt Bartkowski To One-Year, $1.25 Million Contract

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was among 20 NHL players who elected for salary arbitration earlier this month, but the 26-year-old was reportedly able to come to terms on a new contract before his July 30 hearing. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reports it’s a one-year deal worth $1.25 million. Bartkowski’s salary in 2013-14 was $650,000. It’s common for players to...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Prospect David Pastrnak Could Push For NHL Roster Spot In Training Camp

Jarome Iginla’s offseason departure has created a need on the Boston Bruins’ roster for a winger with goal-scoring ability and a right-handed shot. Given the B’s lack of salary cap space — about $4.4 million when Marc Savard’s contract goes on LTIR — filling this void through the NHL’s free agent market isn’t likely. The best option is to find a solution from within...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

B's and Matt Bartkowski avoid arbitration, agree to one-year, $1.25 million deal

With a July 30 arbitration hearing looming, the Bruins and defenseman Matt Bartkowski decided to skip out on a late July trip to Toronto.Bart is Back (via to CBC's Elliotte Friedman, Boston and Bartkowski have avoided their arbitration hearing and instead agreed to a one -year, $1.25 million deal for the upcoming 2014-15 season. With the deal already...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL announces salary cap at $69 million, leaving B's with just under $6 million in room

The off-season for the Boston Bruins just got a whole lot more difficult. And that's putting it lightly.Through multiple reports, the NHL has settled on the final cap number for the upcoming 2014-15 season: it is is $69 million. Many projected the cap to creep right above the $71 million mark. It isn't. And this is bad news for the Bruins. Very bad news.With the final number set...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Announces $69 Million Salary Cap For 2014-15 Season

The NHL announced the salary cap figures for the 2014-15 season on Friday, and the ceiling is not as high as initially expected. The upper limit (cap) is $69 million, the midpoint is $60 million and the cap floor is $51 million. The cap was expected to be about $70-71 million. The final figure, which is $4.7 million higher than last year’s cap, could force teams to unload salary...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: B's dealt $4.75 million cap penalty for the 14-15 season

Although not official yet, the numbers are starting to trickle through the cracks in regards to the bonus penalties charged to the salary caps of the 30 NHL teams this off-season. And the Boston Bruins have the largest of them all.According to the always trusty and super reliable, the Bruins have been docked $4.75 million against the cap this upcoming year for bonuses...
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June 19, 2014  |  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

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' skaters Logan...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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