ZAC RINALDO NEWS

Rinaldo will attempt to clean up his game with the Bruins

The Boston Bruins’ decision to sign Zac Rinaldo to a two-year, $1.7 million contract was one which was met by some pretty vocal opinions by Bruins fans. The reaction was overwhelmingly negative as Rinaldo has historically been a physical player who has rarely contributed offensively and often plays a bit too far on the edge. Now that he’s starting a new chapter with a new...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Zac Rinaldo will attempt to clean up his game with the Bruins

The Boston Bruins’ decision to sign Zac Rinaldo to a two-year, $1.7 million contract was one which was met by some pretty vocal opinions by Bruins fans. The reaction was overwhelmingly negative as Rinaldo has historically been a physical player who has rarely contributed offensively and often plays a bit too far on the edge. Now that he’s starting a new chapter with a new team...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Bruin Zac Rinaldo doesn't 'plan on getting suspended' or 'taking stupid penalties'

Bruins fans weren't too excited when former Philadelphia enforcer Zac Rinaldo was traded to the Bruins earlier this summer. Rinaldo has a reputation in the NHL as a dirty player who is on the ice more for the physical side of the game than the hockey itself. The stats back up the reputation. Rinaldo has been suspended three times in four seasons, and he has 572 penalty minutes through...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyerdelphia Weekly Round-Up: July 3-10

The period of hibernation between the draft, the early days of free agency and training are upon us. That still left plenty to think about as the offseason continues. Here is a look at this past week's content from Flyerdelphia. Friday, July 3 After managing to get two high-ceiling first-round draft prospects, add picks with stellar returns on two trade deadline deals and...
Via Flyerdelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Jose Sharks have found their starting goalie by acquiring Martin Jones

Don Sweeney has been justifiably getting killed online for the early returns of his first draft. He sold low on Dougie Hamilton and brought in prospects that were way off the board in the first round. He also locked up Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal and traded another solid asset in a third-round pick for Zac Rinaldo. All-in-all a tough week for the rookie GM. Well, Sweeney has...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks have found their starting goalie by acquiring Jones

Don Sweeney has been justifiably getting killed online for the early returns of his first draft. He sold low on Dougie Hamilton and brought in prospects that were way off the board in the first round. He also locked up Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal and traded another solid asset in a third-round pick for Zac Rinaldo. All-in-all a tough week for the rookie GM. Well, Sweeney...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney: Zac Rinaldo Has ‘Tremendous Enthusiasm For The Game’

The Boston Bruins traded for Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo on Monday and gave up a 2017 third-round pick. It was a bold and unexpected move, and B’s general manager Don Sweeney explained Tuesday what he hopes Rinaldo will provide the team. “We wanted a little more energy, I talked about playing with a little more energy in our lineup, and it’s ready-made in that regard...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-06/30/15: Gagner not bought out, Rinaldo traded and more

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. Flyers keep Gagner   #Flyers have informed Sam Gagner they will keep him. Didn’t waive him and not looking to trade him. — Dave Isaac (@davegisaac) June 30, 2015 The noon deadline to waive Sam Gagner has come and gone and he is still a member of the Philadelphia Flyers. He...
Via Flyerdelphia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney: Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask Not On Trade Market

The Boston Bruins have been busy in the trade market over the last week. In addition to acquiring forward Zac Rinaldo from the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday, the B’s also traded two impact players in defenseman Dougie Hamilton and left winger Milan Lucic to the Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings, respectively, last Friday. One player Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has no...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Bruins are driving their fans crazy

It has been an interesting 96 hours for the Boston Bruins. A Bruins fan might tell you that by “interesting”, I mean “horrific”. Since Friday, the B’s, with new GM and former Bruin Don Sweeney running the show, traded fan favorite Milan Lucic to the LA Kings for two players and the 13th overall pick, traded Dougie Hamilton for picks including the 15th overall pick, which...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Bruins are driving their fans crazy

It has been an interesting 96 hours for the Boston Bruins. A Bruins fan might tell you that by “interesting”, I mean “horrific”. Since Friday, the B’s, with new GM and former Bruin Don Sweeney running the show, traded fan favorite Milan Lucic to the LA Kings for two players and the 13th overall pick, traded Dougie Hamilton for picks including the 15th overall pick, which...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins acquire Zac Rinaldo from Flyers

Photo via Kim Klement, USA Today SportsThe Boston Bruins traded a 2017 3rd round pick to the Philadelphia Flyers for forward Zac Rinaldo on Monday.The Bruins hope that the twenty-five year old enforcer will help bring some energy on the fourth line, and add some toughness to a team which has just lost a lot of it with the trading of Milan Lucic. Rinaldo has nowhere near the skill...
Via BruinsLife
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers re-sign Chris VandeVelde to multi-year deal

Two players on the 2014-15 Flyers roster were shipped out in the last 48 hours, including one on Monday afternoon in Zac Rinaldo. On the other end of the spectrum, one player's place on the Flyers was solidified. Forward Chris VandeVelde will return to the Flyers after signing a multi-year deal, the team announced Monday evening. It is a two-year deal worth $1.425 million. VandeVelde...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins send 2017 3rd-round pick to Flyers for Zac Rinaldo (Puck Daddy)

"I think we lost our team identity this year. We weren't as tough a team to play against as we'd like to be, and as we were in year's past.” Those were the words of Boston Bruins president Cam Neely at the end of the regular season; one in which he watched his team fail to qualify for the playoffs on the final day.   Well, if Neely was looking to get back to the Big Bad Bruins...
Via Philly Sports Live
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Acquire Zac Rinaldo From Flyers For 2017 Draft Pick

Zac Rinaldo was acquired by the Bruins on Monday for a third-round draft pick. The 25-year-old forward has already had his fair-share of suspensions for questionable hits. 
Via CLNS Radio
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Trade 2017 3rd-Round Pick To Flyers, Acquire Forward Zac Rinaldo

The Boston Bruins made another trade Monday, acquiring forward Zac Rinaldo from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2017 third-round pick. Rinaldo, a 25-year-old center, has 24 points and 572 PIMs in 223 career NHL games, all with the Flyers. He tallied six points (one goal, five assists) in 58 games for Philadelphia last season. Rinaldo was originally a sixth-round draft pick by Philly...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers deal Zac Rinaldo to the Boston Bruins

  View image | gettyimages.com Flyers general manager Ron Hextall continued his rebuild of the Philadelphia Flyers with another deal.  Zac Rinaldo, a member of the Flyers since being drafted by the team in 2008, has been traded to the Boston Bruins.  The Flyers will receive a third round draft pick in return. The Flyers broke the news themselves: BREAKING: The #Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers name Dave Hakstol head coach

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Monday morning that Dave Hakstol has been named the 19th head coach in Flyers history. “Dave brings a wealth of head coaching experience and success to the Philadelphia Flyers organization,” said Flyers general manager Ron Hextall. “He’s a proven winner and we are pleased to have him become part of the Flyers family.” “I am extremely...
Via Sports-Glory
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

What will become of Zac Rinaldo?

The Philadelphia Flyers, for the majority of their 48 year history, have always welcomed a rougher breed of hockey. This style of play is very influential, seldom matched, but always effective.  Most NHL teams have employed a player, whose main contribution had little to do with offense or defense, but rather setting a tone and […] The post What will become of Zac Rinaldo? appeared...
Via Along the Boards
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Chimera drops Zac Rinaldo with nasty uppercut (GIF)

Washington Capitals left winger Jason Chimera dropped Philadelphia Flyers center Zac Rinaldo with an uppercut to the face during the second period of Sunday's game at the Wells Fargo Center.Chimera delivered the short right hand that dropped Rinaldo to his knees after they got tangled up near the Flyers bench.Chimera was given five minutes for fighting and two minutes for roughing...
Via Holdout Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Jason Chimera Drops Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo with Uppercut

Whenever the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers are on the ice together, tensions boil. After a chippy first period, things continued in the second. Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo made a run at Capitals defenseman Mike Green. Green’s teammate Jason Chimera took exception to the run, and gave Rinaldo a nice crosscheck right in front of the Flyers’ bench. That turned into...
Via KCM Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-01/27/15- Straka called up, Emery in net for Arizona tonight

  Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.   Raffl sick, Straka called up With Michael Raffl ill and Zac Rinaldo suspended for eight games (more on that  later), Petr Straka has been called up from Lehigh Valley: [Philly.com-Sam Carchidi] [CSNPhilly.com-Tim Panaccio] Zac Rinaldo Suspended Everyone's (and by that I mean...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Zac Rinaldo Receives Eight-Game Suspension For Boarding Kris Letang

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Penguins defenseman Kris Letang. Rinaldo is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the league’s labor agreement. He loses $73,170.72 in salary, which goes to the players’ emergency assistance fund. The play occurred at 15:36 of the first...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers' Zac Rinaldo suspended 8 games for charging, boarding

  The NHL has suspended Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Penguins defenseman Kris Letang. Rinaldo is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the league's labor agreement. He loses $73,170.72 in salary, which goes to the players' emergency assistance fund. The play occurred at 15:36 of the first period of Philadelphia's 3-2 overtime victory...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers F Rinaldo suspended for 8 games by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has suspended Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Penguins defenseman Kris Letang. Rinaldo is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the league's labor agreement. He loses $73,170.72 in salary, which goes to the players' emergency assistance fund. The play occurred at 15:36 of the first period of Philadelphia's 3-2...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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