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Report: Bruins Reach Out to Gorton About GM Job

According to a report from Steve Conroy of The Boston Herald, the Boston Bruins have reached out to Jeff Gorton about their open GM job.
Via CLNS Radio
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Spooner aims to establish NHL career by 'having fun'

At the beginning of the 2014-15 season, young forward Ryan Spooner blew a golden opportunity to crack the Bruins lineup. Gregory Campbell went down with injury, leaving the fourth-line center role wide open.  But Spooner couldn't take advantage. He played in five games for the Bruins and received more than 12 minutes of ice time in his first three games. He didn't make much of the...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins could look to former GM to replace Chiarelli

There have been multiple reports saying the Bruins could turn to assistant GM Don Sweeney as a new general manager, but a new report claims another familiar face could be in the running.According to Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald, the Bruins have reached out to Rangers assistant general manager Jeff Gorton, who served as the Bruins' interim GM before the team signed Peter Chiarelli...
Via Fox Sports
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Boston aims for protection by keeping coach Claude Julien in purgatory

It can't be fun to be Bruins coach Claude Julien right now. The coach is in a waiting pattern as far as his job status is concerned while the Bruins leave his future with the team up to an as-yet unknown general manager.  If the Bruins plan to fire Julien, it would be best for the coach if the team fired him now while there are still plenty of coaching options open around the league...
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Bruins prospect Seth Griffith nets game-winner in triple overtime

The Boston Bruins are out of the playoffs but AHL-affiliate Providence is not, and the baby Bs played a triple-overtime epic on Sunday featuring some familiar faces. Bruins prospect Seth Griffith, who played 30 games with Boston this season, scored the game-winner for Providence at 2:00 of triple-OT to help Providence to a 2-1 win over the Hartford Wolfpack. The Bruins earned a 2...
Via Fox Sports
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Bruins forward Milan Lucic confirms father's unexpected death

Milan Lucic is having an awful start to the offseason. The long-time Bruins forward revealed in a statement Saturday that his father passed away unexpectedly on April 22.  "I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver," Lucic said in the statement, which was released via the Bruins website. "My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring...
Via Fox Sports
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Boston Bruins: Player perspectives

The Boston Bruins didn’t make the playoffs, we know this. Peter Chiarelli, and three scouts have been relieved of their duties (fired), we also know this. Everyone has their own separate opinions as to why Boston didn’t make the playoffs, as well everyone has opinions on why these individuals were let go, but lets take a look at this team on an individual level. What were the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron: Selke Trophy Nomination ‘Another Huge Honor’

BOSTON — Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is the best two-way forward in the NHL. Therefore, his nomination for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded annually to the league’s best defensive forward, was the least surprising storyline to come out of the recent awards announcements. “It’s definitely another huge honor,” Bergeron said Thursday at TD Garden. “It always...
Via NESN.com
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Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins Mourn Passing Of Forward’s Father

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic announced Saturday afternoon via a team statement that his father, Dobro Lucic, passed away Wednesday in Vancouver. “I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver,” Lucic said in the release. “My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring of support from the hockey community, friends and fans from...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Slovak goalie’s horrible attempt to save a shootout shot

Kaspars Daugavins’ shootout goal was pretty nifty, but the real story here is the feeble attempted save by Slovak goalie Jan Laco. Daugavins’ had a pretty unique approach, dragging the puck with the tip of his stick, but Laco’s “I’ll just lay down” effort is something special. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Slovak goalie’s horrible attempt to save a shootout...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Slovak goalie’s horrible attempt to save a shootout shot

Kaspars Daugavins’ shootout goal was pretty nifty, but the real story here is the feeble attempted save by Slovak goalie Jan Laco. Daugavins’ had a pretty unique approach, dragging the puck with the tip of his stick, but Laco’s “I’ll just lay down” effort is something special. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Slovak goalie’s horrible attempt to save a shootout...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Nicholson: Bruins, Oilers Discussing Possible Draft Pick Compensation For Peter Chiarelli

Peter Chiarelli was introduced by the Edmonton Oilers on Friday as their new president of hockey operations and general manager. Chiarelli was relieved of his general manager duties with the Boston Bruins on April 15 after spending the previous nine seasons with the Original Six club. It’s possible that the Bruins could receive draft pick compensation from the Oilers as a result...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron hints at possible Claude Julien departure

Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron sounded like a man who might be preparing to play for a new coach during his Selke finalist media availability. According to Mike Loftus of The Patriot Ledger, Bergeron was non-commital when asked about Bruins coach Claude Julien's job status."I like Claude," Bergeron said during the media availability. "I like playing for Claude. We'll see what happens...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins coach Claude Julien makes ominous statement about future

Bruins coach Claude Julien was spotted at the TD Garden Thursday, where Boston media members were gathered for forward Patrice Bergeron's media availability. The coach reportedly attempted to avoid the media, but he didn't escape quickly enough to avoid questions about his job security. According to CSN New England, Julien told the media he plans to stick around Boston through the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Former Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli To Join Oilers’ Front Office

It appears Peter Chiarelli has found a job in Edmonton. The Oilers will hire Chiarelli in an undisclosed role, according to multiple reports Thursday night. The Boston Bruins fired Chiarelli as their general manager last week after nine seasons, in which the team made the playoffs seven times, reached two Stanley Cup Finals and won one. Sportnet’s Elliott...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A look back at Gregory Campbell and Daniel Paille's careers in Boston

Campbell and Paille spent the last five seasons together as grinders on the Bruins' fourth line (Photo via Jared Silber and Getty Images) After a sad end to the 2014-2015 season for the Boston Bruins where they failed to qualify for the postseason, the annual summer roster shake up is in full force. Only this summer's shake up is a lot different then it has been in years' past,...
Via BruinsLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Bruins GM faces lengthy to-do list

The Bruins have not found a new general manager yet, but they do have a lengthy list of tasks for whoever will fill the role. The Boston Globe compiled a list of issues the new GM will face and found at least 11 pressing questions for the new GM to address. Among the most difficult tasks are deciding whether defensemen Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg need to be replaced and figuring...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Time to ditch Dougie might be nigh

The Bruins face a difficult situation this summer with restricted free agent Dougie Hamilton. Tabbed as the top defenseman of the future, Hamilton is obviously an important asset for the team to keep. But the Bruins do not have a lot of cap space and the price for Hamilton will be high, meaning there is a good chance other teams could out-bid the Bruins with an offer sheet for the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron Among 2015 Frank J. Selke Trophy Finalists

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron will be recognized as one of the hockey’s best defensive forwards at the 2015 NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas in June. The veteran forward is a finalist for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded annually to the league’s top defensive forward. Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews and Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar are the...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chara finished year with broken ankle

According to a report from Slovakian website Sport.sme.sk, Zdeno Chara will miss the IIHF World Championships in May with a broken ankle, an injury he may have suffered after blocking a shot in an April 4 game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Chara missed practice with the Bruins following that game, but he did not miss further game action. He logged his typical 20-plus minutes...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara has fractured fibula, will miss four weeks

If Zdeno Chara looked injured late in the season, it’s because he was. Chara finished the season on a fractured ankle, according to the Slovakian site Sport.sme.k. The ankle injury will keep the Boston Bruins captain from participating in the upcoming IIHF World Championship, according to the report. The defenseman might have suffered the injury in a late-season game against...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Canadiens, Blackhawks Make Statements; Bruins NHL Draft Outlook

The Boston Bruins have started to make some serious changes since they missed the playoffs. They fired general manager Peter Chiarelli in mid-April, and head coach Claude Julien’s fate is still to be determined. Looking for some silver lining, NESN.com Bruins beat writer Nick Goss provided some insight on what’s next for this team, in addition to breaking down the NHL playoffs...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Winds of change

On Wednesday morning, the Boston Bruins President of Operations Cam Neely, announced that the organization has fired General Manager Peter Chiarelli. With the Bruins coming off of their worst regular season campaign since 2005, the termination of Chiarelli comes as no surprise. Just five days prior to the Bruins exemption from the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the organization has started...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Say Goodbye to the Season

Getty Images By Rachel Murphy (@REMBostonsports) On Saturday night, the Bruins closed the book on their woeful struggle of a season after suffering a shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bruins received no help from the Buffalo Sabres, who were squaring off against the Pittsburgh Penguins. But really, how can you truly rely on the Sabres? It is no secret that the Sabres...
Via The Hockey Guys
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards Discusses Bruins Firing Peter Chiarelli, Claude Julien’s Future

The Boston Bruins might look a whole lot different next season. The B’s shook things up at the end of the 2014-15 campaign after missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2007, firing general manager Peter Chiarelli along with three scouts. Chiarelli’s departure has raised questions about whether head coach Claude Julien will keep...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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