Bruins’ Drafting Has Improved Since Rough Patch From 2007 Through 2009

A major component to winning in the salary cap era is surrounding veterans with young, talented players on cheap entry-level contracts. It’s difficult to keep a veteran core intact long-term because eventually players are due raises that force teams to make tough decisions to fit under the salary cap. This makes building through the draft extremely important. The Bruins, since...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft Lottery Results: Edmonton Oilers Win No. 1 Pick; Bruins To Pick 14th

The Edmonton Oilers will select first overall for the fourth time in the last six years after winning the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery. #Oilers drafts 2010 - Hall 1st 2011 - Nugent Hopkins 1st 2012 - Yakupov 1st 2013 - Nurse 7th 2014 - Draisaitl 3rd 2015 - McDavid 1st— Tim Wharnsby (@TimWharnsby) April 19, 2015 The Buffalo Sabres will pick second after finishing in 30th place this season...
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft Lottery: Bruins Have 1 Percent Chance Of Winning No. 1 Pick

The Boston Bruins will be one of 14 teams to participate in the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery after missing the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since the 2006-07 season. This year’s lottery is set to be a major event because the 2015 draft class includes two potential franchise-cornerstone players — Connor McDavid of the Erie Otters and Jack Eichel of Boston University — who have...
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Late Goal by Dino Wieser Gives Swiss 2-1 Victory Over Canada

Canada’s chances of winning the 2014 Deutschland Cup evaporated in the final minute as Switzerland took home the 2-1 victory. Switzerland got the only goal of the first period 11 minutes in. Canada was the much better team in the first, dominating the shot total 17-7 after twenty minutes of play, but it would be Switzerland’s Samuel Walser who would grab the first goal. Walser...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Former NHLer’s Representing Team Canada at Deutschland Cup

Following a one year hiatus, Canada will return to the Deutschland Cup for the first time since their fourth place effort back in 2012. Hoping to become the second straight champion from North America (USA won it in 2013), Canada has won the tournament four times prior, with the last tournament victory coming back in 2008. The tournament, which is set to take place from Nov. 7...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Barys Astana Sign Former Boston First Rounder Zach Hamill by   Steven Ellis

Barys Astana of the KHL have signed Canadian forward Zach Hamill, just days after getting released by the AHL’s Utica Comets. Hamill spent the 2012-2013 season split between the Hershey Bears and the Milwaukee Admirals, recording 26 total points. Hamill has been in 20 NHL games in his career, tallying 4 assists and 4 PIM with the Bruins. The Vancouver native was [...]
Via The Hockey House
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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