SIMON GAGNE NEWS

Report: Bruins place grieving Gagne on waivers

A person familiar with the decision has told The Associated Press that the Boston Bruins have placed veteran forward Simon Gagne on waivers for the purpose of releasing him. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the move made Wednesday. The decision is regarded as a formality. Two weeks ago, the Bruins announced Gagne was placed on their...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Weekly: Gaining momentum

The Boston Bruins have taken some steps in the right direction of getting themselves back on the right side of the playoff bubble. They have gotten points in their last seven games, which included going 3-0-1 last week. The past week featured two wins over the Pittsburgh Penguins and New Jersey Devils on back-to-back nights, and a 3-1 victory in Philadelphia to get a small win...
Via Mill City Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-01/13/14: Flyers shock Lightning; Coburn leaves with injury

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. Whole lotta goals The Flyers explode for seven goals in a win over the East leading Tampa Bay Lightning: [Philly.com-Sam Carchidi] [Broad Street Hockey-Charlie O'Conner] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [Pattison Ave.- Hal Greenblatt] Zepp steps up Rob Zepp notched his second win in as many...
Via Flyerdelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne will not return to Bruins this season

Gagne will not return following his indefinite leave of absence (Photo/AP)Boston Bruins forward Simon Gagne will not return from his indefinite leave this season due to personal reasons. Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced on Monday afternoon that the 34-year-old has decided not to return to the team this season after taking time off since Dec. 10. “Given Simon’s decision...
Via Mill City Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne Won’t Return To Bruins This Season Due To Personal Reasons

Simon Gagne might have played his last game in a Boston Bruins uniform. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday that the winger will not return to Boston this season due to personal reasons. Gagne’s father died last month after battling liver cancer. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family, and he has the complete...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne will not return to the Bruins this season

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday that forward Simon Gagne has decided not to return to the team this season due to personal reasons. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family and he has the complete support of the Boston Bruins organization with this decision,” said Chiarelli. “Given Simon’s decision not to return to...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Practice Notes: B’s Prepared For Tough Week vs. Conference Opponents

WILMINGTON, Mass. — There’s a higher level of confidence throughout the Boston Bruins’ locker room as the team currently has a three-game win streak. Despite the positive results over the last two weeks, highlighted by a seven-game point streak, the Bruins know this week’s schedule is full of challenges. The B’s play the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gagne issues statement; Craig Cunningham recalled

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLForward Simon Gagne has issued a statement surrounding the details of his indefinite leave of absence:“I have taken a personal leave of absence from the Boston Bruins in order to return home to Quebec to be with my father, who was recently diagnosed with liver cancer. The doctors – who have been great throughout this whole process – unfortunately...
Via BruinsLife
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Simon Gagne Takes Leave Of Absence To Be With Ill Father

BOSTON — Bruins winger Simon Gagne has left the team to return home to Quebec City to be with his father, who is battling cancer. “We received a sad news in the last few days, Gagne told Ren Lavoie of TVA Sports. “My dad met with specialist in Boston and he has an incurable cancer. We hope a miracle will happen. Right now they’re more important things than hockey and I want...
Via NESN.com
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Soderberg, Daniel Paille Miss Bruins Practice; Simon Gagne On Personal Leave

The Bruins had only 10 forwards for Tuesday’s practice at TD Garden. First-line center David Krejci returned to practice, but center Carl Soderberg and winger Daniel Paille were absent because of a virus, per Bruins head coach Claude Julien. Julien said the team was tested for the mumps virus that is affecting a few teams around the NHL. He didn’t say what specific virus Soderberg...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Power-Play Drought Ends And Other Notes From Win Over Coyotes

The Boston Bruins power play had struggled mightily with an 0-for-16 mark in the nine games before Saturday night’s matchup with the Coyotes in Arizona. In addition to its lack of success, Boston also wasn’t generating much opportunities with the man advantage. Even with two power play chances against the Coyotes, the Bruins have been on the power play an NHL-low 66 times. The...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins hand Coyotes 7th straight home loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Brad Marchand scored twice, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins used a quick start to beat the reeling Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Saturday night and avoid a winless road trip. Kevan Miller, Simon Gagne and Loui Eriksson also scored for Boston, which won at Arizona for the fifth straight time and finished 1-3 on its western trip. Marchand scored 58 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marchand tallies twice to help Bruins get better of Coyotes

  Brad Marchand scored twice, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins used a quick start to beat the reeling Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Saturday night and avoid a winless road trip. Kevan Miller, Simon Gagne and Loui Eriksson also scored for Boston, which won at Arizona for the fifth straight time and finished 1-3 on its western trip. Marchand scored 58 seconds in and added...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins hand Coyotes 7th straight home loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Brad Marchand scored twice, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins used a quick start to beat the reeling Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Saturday night and avoid a winless road trip. Kevan Miller, Simon Gagne and Loui Eriksson also scored for Boston, which won at Arizona for the fifth straight time and finished 1-3 on its western trip. Marchand scored 58 seconds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne’s Goal Vs. Ducks Set Up By Daniel Paille’s Great Pass (Video)

The Boston Bruins couldn’t pull off the comeback against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night, but it wasn’t due to lack of effort. Boston trailed Anaheim by two goals midway through the third period when forward Daniel Paille corralled the puck behind the Ducks’ net. Paille skated out to the right side, wheeled around and fired a perfect centering pass to linesmate Simon Gagne...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Ducks Notes: Boston’s Fourth Line Plays Well In 3-2 Defeat

The Boston Bruins’ fourth line was one of the team’s major weaknesses through the first two months of the season. Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell and Simon Gagne combined four just four points (two goals, two assists) entering December. Gagne and Paille each tallied one point in November, while Campbell was scoreless in the month’s 12 games. This line also struggled to help...
Via NESN.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carey Price’s Pad Save Helps Canadiens Goalie Earn Shutout Vs. Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins did everything they could Saturday night, but there was no solving Carey Price. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender shut down the Bruins once again at TD Garden, stopping all 33 Boston shots to earn the shutout in a 2-0 win. Price’s best save of the night came off a nice one-time pass from Simon Gagne to Milan Lucic. Gagne controlled the puck on the right side of...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

B’s face Habs at home, lose 2-0

Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesThe Bruins fell to the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 in tonight’s match, giving the team a 0-3 regular season record against the Habs.Earlier in the day, the Bruins recalled forwards Matt Lindblad and Jordan Caron from Providence, while sending down Zach Trotman – alerting us to the fact that all six defensemen are healthy and able to play, while...
Via BruinsLife
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Nicknames

  #237690 / gettyimages.com Hello Flyerdelphia Nation, Welcome to another installment of Flyers Trivia. Last week we did a Who Am I profile of a former Flyer player. Today we will do a few questions. When we do multiple questions there will be a category. Today's category is Nicknames. Before we move on, the answer to last week's Who Am I was Sami Kapanen. The small Finnish...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregory Campbell: Bruins’ Line Chemistry Is ‘Work In Progress’ (Video)

The Boston Bruins have been a dominant team in recent years, but they’re not off to the most dominant start this season. The B’s were 5-5-0 and fourth in the Atlantic Division entering Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild, and it’s quite possible that some of the team’s new-look lines are a factor in that. Forward Gregory Campbell said before the game that his line...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Morning Skate Notes: Projected Lines, Pairings Vs. Sharks

BOSTON — The Bruins didn’t have an extra defenseman at Tuesday’s morning skate because of Kevan Miller’s absence. Miller suffered an upper-body injury after fighting Buffalo Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers on Saturday night, and the team announced Monday that the veteran D-man is out indefinitely. Matt Bartkowski is expected to fill in for Miller on the third pairing...
Via NESN.com
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Good Reasons for Penguin Fans to Hate the Flyers by @ChicksDigHockey

I was a casual hockey fan until 2003-04 season. I find it odd that I forged my love for the Penguins during a season that they stunk up the Atlantic division from the bottom up….for the third season in a row. I guess my hate for Philly has something to do with them winning the division that year.  That was the season Jeremy Roenick had a broken jaw and Captain Keith Primeau...
Via PensInitiative
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg and Simon Gagne: The Unexpected Bruins

Niklas Svedberg started in net and winger Simon Gagne started on the top line for the Boston Bruins in their Saturday night matchup with the Buffalo Sabres. The game ended in a 4-0 Bruins victory, improving their record to 3-4 and following a hard-fought loss to the Montreal Canadiens Svedberg made 32 saves en route to posting his first career NHL shutout and Gagne recorded a +1...
Via Beyond The Benches
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Simon Gagne Could Start On Bruins’ Top Line Vs. Sabres

The Boston Bruins will try to earn their third win Saturday night in Buffalo against a Sabres team that is struggling even more than Original Six club to start the season. Buffalo is 1-4-0, but this isn’t too surprising. The Sabres are in Year 2 of a full rebuild, and the best outcome for them is to finish at the bottom of the NHL standings and win one of the top two picks in the...
Via NESN.com
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite offensive improvements, Bruins drop close contest in Montreal

(Photo/Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) MONTREAL – The Boston Bruins faced their bitter rival, the Montreal Canadiens, for the first time this season on Thursday night. Prior to their first game north of the U.S.-Canadian border of the season, the Bruins had only scored two or less goals in their first five games. On Thursday, they found the...
Via Mill City Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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