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Boston Bruins Should Consider Trading David Krejci

Boston Bruins Should Consider Trading David Krejci When The Time Is Right What should the Boston Bruins do with center David Krejci? That is the question that I have asked myself every day since the team signed center David Backes on July 1. There is no easy answer to this question, as the 30-year-old Czech […] Boston Bruins Should Consider Trading David Krejci - Causeway Crowd...
Via Causeway Crowd
12 hours ago

Tuukka Rask Not Ranked in NHL Top-10 Goaltenders

Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask Not Ranked in NHL Top-10 Goaltenders in Questionable List Tuukka Rask is one of the elite goalies in the National Hockey League. Despite having a poor season last year – largely due to a very shaky (and that’s putting it lightly) blueline in front of him – Rask still has top-10 […] Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask Not Ranked in NHL Top-10 Goaltenders...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Sign Brad Marchand Soon

The 2016-17 season will be a make or break year for the Boston Bruins. The Boston Bruins have had some identity issues over the last two seasons. The team used to be known for it’s extremely physical brand of hockey. The Bruins embraced a three-zone, two-way, defensive-minded system under Coach Claude Julien and it led […] Boston Bruins: Sign Brad Marchand Soon - Causeway Crowd...
Via Causeway Crowd
1 day ago

Matt Beleskey Lets Jimmy Vesey Know He Made a ‘Bad Decision’

The Boston Bruins and New York Rangers rivalry had a little fuel tossed into the flames Friday. After college free agent Jimmy Vesey signed with the New York Rangers, spurning his hometown Bruins, Boston forward Matt Beleskey let Vesey know he didn’t think much of his choice. @19Vesey bad decision fella …. — Matt Beleskey (@Matt_Beleskey) August 20, 2016 Beleskey’s...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Matt Beleskey tweets Jimmy Vesey made ‘bad decision’ by choosing Rangers over Bruins

A signing of Jimmy Vesey very well could have bumped Matt Beleskey down Boston’s depth chart, but the veteran left wing made it clear late Friday night that he wanted the Bruins to sign the former Harvard captain. Beleskey tweeted his displeasure with Vesey’s agreement with the Rangers, tweeting to the Vesey that he’d made a “bad decision.” Naturally, Beleskey’s tweet...
Via Big Bad Blog
3 days ago

Bruins told Jimmy Vesey he would likely play with David Krejci

Jimmy Vesey chose to sign with the Rangers Friday. (Getty Images) Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton said on a conference call Friday night that the team did not make any promise of a top-six role before signing free agent left wing Jimmy Vesey. “I never got the feeling that he was looking for any kind of promise,” Gorton said. “I think that he’s a pretty proud guy and...
Via Big Bad Blog
3 days ago

Bruins Lose Jimmy Vesey Sweepstakes to NY Rangers

The most sought-after free agent in the NHL finally made his choice, and unfortunately it wasn't to stay in Boston to play for the Bruins.
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago

Watch: Go behind the scenes with new Bruin David Backes

Since 2012, the Boston Bruins have been conducting an offseason video series to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at where their favorite players grew up or spend their summers. The latest look offers a peek at where the team’s biggest offseason addition, former Blues center David Backes, first tied up his skates. Traveling all the […]
Via Boston.com
4 days ago

Crosby: Marchand most exciting newcomer to Team Canada

Sidney Crosby and Brad Marchand are getting to know each other quite well. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain and Boston Bruins winger have battled many times on the ice over the last five or so seasons, and in September they will be teammates for Team Canada at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto. Crosby recently was asked to name the “most exciting newcomer” to Team Canada...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What David Backes can bring to the Boston Bruins

Last season ended very badly for the Boston Bruins. After missing out on the playoffs for another season and losing Loui Eriksson to the Vancouver Canucks, they needed new players. The Bruins management knew that with the team they had in the beginning of the offseason was not going to be good enough to make the playoffs and ultimately a Stanley Cup victory. They needed to make moves...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Improve Your Inside Skating Edge With Boston Bruins Forward Ryan Spooner's Go-To Drill

This movement is traditionally known as the 1 and 2 Maneuver, but it's also been called Spooner Inside Edges, famously used by Ryan Spooner of the Boston Bruins. This skating technique allows players to be evasive and agile, particularly when facing a defender. Creating space on the ice while maintaining a high rate of acceleration are powerful means to create offensive scoring opportunities...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are a franchise in limbo. Last offseason, they made a bunch of questionable moves that were focused on the future; I'd argue they made them worse in the future but they certainly made them worse in the short term. On the other hand, their current core, especially the forwards, played at an extraordinary level to keep them in the playoff hunt. Unfortunately for...
Via Razzball Hockey
15 days ago  |  Discuss

David Pastrnak’s Offseason Included Hosting Youth Hockey Clinic In China

David Pastrnak has been pretty busy this offseason. Not only did the Boston Bruins right wing return home to the Czech Republic, but he also did some sight seeing and taught a youth hockey clinic in China with teammate Matt Beleskey and former Bruins goalie Andrew Raycroft. Hear more about Pastrnak’s trip to China in the video from “Bruins Face-Off Live Summer Addition” above.
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Evaluating their position in the East

After falling just short of earning a playoff season, the Boston Bruins are set to try to make another run for the playoffs this time around. The East is full of talented teams, including the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins. The Bruins did make some moves during the offseason, including signing right winger David Backes to a 5-year, $30 million deal earlier this month. Even...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Marchand worth the money he’s reportedly asking for?

After Steven Stamkos decided against taking his talents to the open market, it put a real damper on the offseason. Most hockey fans were hoping that Stamkos would try and leverage other teams to have them all fight for his services. This next offseason we may see a similar arms race for a less impactful player. Reportedly, Brad Marchand has set his asking price for his next contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand Contract Extension Talks Have Begun, Bruins GM Says

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand is coming off the best season of his NHL career, and the team wants to keep him in the fold beyond next year. Don Sweeney said that talks with Brad Marchand's camp on a potential new contract have started. — Amalie Benjamin (@AmalieBenjamin) July 15, 2016 Marchand is entering the final season of a four-year, $18 million contract. It’s...
Via NESN.com
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins prospect Jake DeBrusk dealt with a painful testicle injury

Almost every prospect in every sport has a great story of triumph to tell when they make it to the next level. Bruins prospect Jake DeBrusk does as well, though he certainly had to overcome quite a bit in the season before he was taken in the 14th overall by Boston last year. DeBrusk missed some time during the 2015-16 season for the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey...
Via The Comeback
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign David Backes

On Friday, the Boston Bruins signed former St. Louis Blues forward and captain, David Backes to a five-year deal worth $30 million. The move comes after the team wasn’t able to re-sign winger Loui Eriksson, who signed in Vancouver with the Canucks. #NHLBruins sign forward David Backes to 5-year contract through 2020-21 worth an average annual value of $6 million: https://t.co...
Via Total Sports Live
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

David Backes signs with the Boston Bruins

The St. Louis Blues will need to name a new captain as David Backes has signed a deal with the Boston Bruins. The deal is over five years and will pay $6 million per season. Backes in BOS is 5x6 — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2016 Heading into the 2016 NHL Draft and the free agency window, it looked like Backes and the Blues might be able to work out a deal. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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