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Why Ryan Spooner Can Be An Everyday Center For The Boston Bruins (Video)

Ryan Spooner finally received a shot at playing every night at the NHL level last season, and the 23-year-old did not disappoint. Spooner played 29 games, most of which came toward the very end of the season while centering a line that including former Boston Bruin Milan Lucic and rookie David Pastrnak. He recorded eight goals and 10 assists for 18 total points and a +2 rating. But...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup Odds 2015-16: Ducks, Blackhawks Among Championship Favorites

The Boston Bruins missed the playoffs for the first time since 2006-07 last season and made a number of personnel moves this summer as a result. The club’s offseason rebuild hasn’t helped their odds to win the Stanley Cup, which sit back at 20/1 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com Boston opened as a 16/1 NHL futures bet for 2015/16 in June but has since parted ways with...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: an offseason to remember

For the first time in 7 seasons, the Boston Bruins missed the playoffs in the 2014-15 season which has led to one of the biggest off-season’s the Bruins have ever had in changing the identity of the Boston Bruins. Peter Charielli got canned. New general manager, Don Sweeney comes in and wants to change the identity of the team. What does he do? Gets rid of long time Bruins, Milan...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins hoping personnel changes lead to growth

The Boston Bruins finally gave their team the shake-up that management threatened for years. Gone are Milan Lucic, Dougie Hamilton, Gregory Campbell and Carl Soderberg. Instead, there's Matt Beleskey, Jimmy Hayes, Zac Rinaldo and Matt Irwin. While Bruins GM Don Sweeney did keep some of the team's core players such as Tuukka Rask, Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, Sweeney...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

How Will The Boston Bruins Replace Milan Lucic in 2015-16? (Video)

Don Sweeney certainly made headlines this offseason. In addition to acquiring two first-round draft picks, a number of prospects, Jimmy Hayes and Matt Beleskey, the new Bruins GM made a splash when he shipped career-Bruins Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings. Lucic, 27, is known for his brutality on the ice. He’s an enforcer with above average goal-scoring ability, and his hard...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: Will they make it to the playoffs in the 2015-16 season?

The Los Angeles Kings battled for a wild card spot throughout the entire 2014-15 season but in the end, it was likely a season that the organization would like to forget. Only one year after winning the 2014 Stanley Cup Championship, the Kings found themselves sitting out of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. While it was disappointing to see the Kings have such a short season, the organization...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: 3 things to consider before next season

It has been an exciting summer for the Los Angeles Kings as the organization has made the moves that they believe will lead them back to playoff contention. Some of those offseason moves leave room for speculation as the NHL season nears. Here are the top three things to consider before next season: 1. Will Milan Lucic fit in with the team? This move was arguably the most surprising...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Battle For The Pacific Division: The Los Angeles Kings

As the summer drags on I thought I’d take the time to take a look at the other teams that make up the Pacific Division, what they did and where I think they could end up when its all said and done.  This time I will look at that Sharks most hated rivals in The Los Angles Kings who missed the playoffs after winning the cup the year prior and still managed to make more news for...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Sign Andy Andreoff

The Los Angeles Kings have had quite the summer as they have acquired some exciting new players, especially Milan Lucic. It was recently announced that the Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Andy Andreoff to a two year contract worth $1.175 million. One off the biggest trades this offseason for the Kings was for Milan Lucic. Andreoff became an unrestricted free agent this offseason...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins hold developmental camp for draft picks

WIMINGTON, Mass. (AP) Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has had a busy rookie offseason since taking over for the fired Peter Chiarelli in May. Sweeney traded defenseman Dougie Hamilton and Milan Lucic mostly for draft picks, selected 10 players at the NHL Draft last month and then signed one of the most coveted free agents, forward Matt Beleskey, on July 1. As he attempts...
Via AP on Fox
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney: Boston Bruins Might Not Be Done Adding Free Agents

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins’ opening-night roster might still look significantly different from the one you see July 17. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said Friday the door remains open for the team to add additional free agents before the 2015-16 regular season begins this October. “There are still players out there that may fit,” Sweeney said after the...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic On Possible Extension With Kings: ‘I Would Love To Stay Here’

Milan Lucic is entering the final year of his contract, which carries a salary cap hit of $6 million. He was traded from the Boston Bruins to the Los Angeles Kings in a multi-player deal before the 2015 NHL Draft, one that included the Original Six club retaining $2.75 million of his salary. Lucic hasn’t yet played a game for the Kings, but at this time, he isn’t opposed to...
Via NESN.com
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp takes out full-page ad to thank Blackhawks fans

Just as Milan Lucic did with the Boston Globe, Patrick Sharp took out a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times in which he thanked the Blackhawks and the fans for supporting him during his time with the organization. Nice move by Patrick Sharp to take a full-page ad in Sunday's Chicago Tribune to thank fans. #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/VYYJoboAW3 — Chris...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp takes out full-page ad to thank Blackhawks fans

Just as Milan Lucic did with the Boston Globe, Patrick Sharp took out a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times in which he thanked the Blackhawks and the fans for supporting him during his time with the organization. Nice move by Patrick Sharp to take a full-page ad in Sunday's Chicago Tribune to thank fans. #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/VYYJoboAW3 — Chris...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic was surprised, thrilled to land with LA Kings

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Milan Lucic understood that anything could happen with the Boston Bruins after they missed the playoffs and hired a new general manager. Being traded to the Los Angeles Kings was one outcome that the bruising forward never saw coming. ''I expected the unexpected. I definitely didn't expect to get traded to a team like L.A., but I couldn't be happier to end...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic is excited for a fresh start in Los Angeles

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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: The top 5 offseason moves so far

After last season’s failed attempt to defend the Stanley Cup, the Los Angeles Kings are looking to have a major bounce-back season. To find success in the 2015-16 season, the Kings’ front office has had to maneuver through salary cap restrictions in order to fulfill the team’s needs. So far, the Kings have been making some very big and some very shocking moves. Here are the...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic posts a thank you letter for fans in the Boston Globe

Milan Lucic has spent his entire NHL career with the Boston Bruins, but that came to an abrupt end when the team traded him to the LA Kings after an eight-year stay. Lucic wanted to say thank you to the fans one last time and took out a full page ad in the Boston Globe. Letter from Milan Lucic in tomorrow's Globe #Bruins pic.twitter.com/GHsPTEgSoc — Emily McCarthy (@emilymccahthy...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic posts a thank you letter for fans in the Boston Globe

Milan Lucic has spent his entire NHL career with the Boston Bruins, but that came to an abrupt end when the team traded him to the LA Kings after an eight-year stay. Lucic wanted to say thank you to the fans one last time and took out a full page ad in the Boston Globe. Letter from Milan Lucic in tomorrow's Globe #Bruins pic.twitter.com/GHsPTEgSoc — Emily McCarthy (@emilymccahthy...
Via Bloguin Best
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic Thanks Bruins Fans With Letter In Friday’s Boston Globe (Photo)

Milan Lucic had a special connection with Boston, and he recalled that connection and thanked Bruins fans Friday. The bruising winger was traded to the Los Angeles Kings on June 26, ending an eight-year run with the Bruins. The B’s gave Lucic his start in pro hockey when they drafted him in 2006 before he made his debut in 2007. Over the years, Lucic became a fan favorite for his...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Replenish Prospect Pool In Draft; Jimmy Hayes, Milan Lucic Trades (Podcast)

The Boston Bruins made 10 selections in the 2015 NHL Draft, their largest class since 2010. These picks will help the B’s replenish a prospect pool that needed depth after many of the best Providence Bruins players moved up to the NHL level over the last few years. Boston also altered its roster with a few impactful trades, including the departures of defenseman Dougie Hamilton...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Early Off-season Moves Return Hope To San Jose

Free Agent Summary After the draft it appeared that the Sharks may have been continuing on the path of rebuilding as although they appear to have drafted well, though time will ultimately tell. They seemed to have missed out on potential goaltending with Kings goaltender Martin Jones going to the Bruins in the Lucic deal, Lehner being dealt from the Senators to the Sabres, Lack moving...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Savard getting traded in 2015 is ridiculous

Funny … After I went on about how the Boston Bruins were driving their fans insane, they actually had a pretty good week. They traded Martin Jones, who they got in the Milan Lucic deal, for a 2016 first round pick and a prospect. And on Wednesday, they made a seemingly innocuous trade when then sent Reilly Smith to Florida in exchange for Jimmy Hayes. It’s a fairly even trade...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Reloading for Another Stanley Cup Run

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic, right, controls the puck ahead of Kings defenseman Alec Martinez during a game on Dec. 2, 2014. The Kings acquired Lucic on Friday.(Jae C. Hong / Associated Press) Another year, another team from either Chicago or Los Angeles hoisting the Stanley Cup. But while one NHL powerhouse celebrated their third Cup in 6 years, the other spent its time scattered...
Via The Sports Journal
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Final Return From Milan Lucic Trade Favorable To Boston Bruins Long-Term

Milan Lucic’s departure from the Boston Bruins is a tale of two trades. One from last Friday that sent him to the Los Angeles Kings for the 13th pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, goaltender Martin Jones and defenseman prospect Colin Miller. And another deal made Tuesday that sent Jones to the San Jose Sharks for a 2016 first-round pick and forward prospect Sean Kuraly. In total, the...
Via NESN.com
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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