Winning a Stanley Cup in the midst of a global pandemic isn’t the only tough task the Bruins will face in the coming months. The league’s salary cap is expected to stay at $81.5 million for the foreseeable future, as COVID-19 has taken a sledgehammer to the NHL’s plans for increasing the cap.
Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Do we even have to say “subject to change” at this point? While we’re all wondering what’s going to happen to the current NHL playoff structure, the league and its players are already planning for next season.
Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald Fans can’t be there physically, but they can be there virtually. There are a million questions surrounding the NHL’s Return to Play plan, but one of the more obvious ones centers on how the league is going to create anything close to a playoff-like atmosphere in an empty arena.
Photo by Bettmann/Corbis/Getty Images Boston vs. New York. Tale as old as time, Song as old as rhyme...in this case, at least over 50 years old now. Boston vs New York is one of those things that’s just...omnipresent.
The Boston Bruins are an incredibly deep team. With an internal cap system that sees most of their players make under $7 million per season, the organization seems to have a smart structure in place to continue building a strong foundation of talent to compete for the Stanley Cup every year.
Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Bad blood is brewing between these two Atlantic Division foes. While historically the Canadiens and the Maple Leafs have been bigger rivals for the Boston Bruins, over the last several years, the Tampa Bay Lightning may have quietly become the Bruins’ biggest current nemesis.
Rask has stabilized the Boston goal for an entire era of Bruins’ hockey. For the Bruins, dealing for Rask was one of their better deals of the last 20 years. For the Maple Leafs, they’d probably like to have this one back.
Earlier this month, we looked at which Boston Bruins were most likely to benefit from the lengthy pause in the NHL season. Today, we steal a page from Harvey Dent’s book, and look at the other side of that coin.
In today’s edition of Boston Bruins News & Rumors, head coach Bruce Cassidy discussed the potential for Toronto being a Hub City for the playoffs, the concern players may have about playing given the circumstances and he would announce his goalies for the playoffs.
Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Sure, you read them all. But it’s nice to have them all together! Yesterday, we wrapped up the Top 10 Bruins Prospects series with the forward at the top of the list, Jack Studnicka.
Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Were these players snubbed again, or do they NOT belong in the HHoF? When inductees Jarome Iginla and Marian Hossa were named to the 2020 hall of fame class this past week, neither name came as much of a surprise.
Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Bruins’ #1 prospect impressed in his first full AHL season. Player: Jack Studnicka Ranking: #1 Last Season: Providence Bruins Stats: 60GP, 23G, 26A, 49PTS Acquired: 2017 Draft - 2nd Round, 53rd Overall Was there really any doubt who would be number one on this list?
In today’s edition of the Boston Bruins News & Rumors article, the topics range from a potential star trade target to a former Bruin making the NHL Hall of Fame and Jake DeBrusk’s future as a restricted free agent.
While the Boston Bruins try to find room to fit all the pieces of a Presidents’ Trophy team in for next season, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston believes young forward Jake DeBrusk could be the odd man out.
Miller, currently employed by the Boston Bruins, went under the knife for the fourth time with the most recent procedure on his kneecap. With all that he’s been through, a return to the ice would be a remarkable story.