Bruins Rumors & News

  • Bruins sign former WHL captain Justin Hickman

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins announced today that they’ve signed forward Justin Hickman to an entry-level contract. From the release: Hickman, 20, has spent the previous five campaigns with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League from 2010 to 2015, establishing career highs last season..." March 05

  • Bruins have just 12 forwards available tonight

    Boston Globe "The Bruins are down to just 12 forwards for Thursday’s game against the Flames at the TD Garden. They lost the newly acquired Brett Connolly on Wednesday for six weeks with a displaced fracture in his right index finger, and coach Claude Julien confirmed that Gregory Campbell (upper body injury)..." March 05

  • Maxime Talbot has simple plan

    Boston Herald "Maxime Talbot isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel with his new team. He’s just trying to be himself. Talbot, who plays a hard-nosed, straight-ahead style, took his new spot on the fourth line’s right wing yesterday during his first practice at Ristuccia Arena. “My game is a simple game,”..." March 05

  • Bergeron emerging as Bruins' captain-in-waiting

    CSN New England "Patrice Bergeron is the longest-tenured member of the Boston Bruins by a wide margin -- he's been here since 2003-04 -- and he’s one of the most highly respected players in the National Hockey League. He’s also filled a key role as alternate captain, joining with longtime captain Zdeno Chara to..." March 05

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Brett Connolly is out 6 weeks. Broken finger in right hand.

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    Brett Connolly @bconnolly8

    Words can't describe how disappointed I am. Not the start I envisioned but will be back out there playing with the guys as soon as possible.

  • Chiarelli's lack of blockbuster moves shows faith in Bruins

    CSN New England "Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed Tuesday that he didn’t seriously pursue selling off any veteran players prior to the trade deadline. “I feel that we have a team that will make the playoffs, and if you can get in, when you get in, anything goes,” said Chiarelli. “So we talked..." March 04

  • Bruins, Leafs eased back at deadline

    ESPN.com "Well, it certainly wasn't for a lack of trying on the part of Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli. When you talk to other teams around the league, what they say is that nobody was on the phone more than Chiarelli in the two weeks leading up to Monday's deadline, trying all he could to get the..." March 03

  • Chiarelli: Connolly a top-six player

    CSN New England "Brett Connolly is pretty excited to get a new start in his NHL career. The 22-year-old former sixth overall pick in the 2010 NHL Draft has made it to the NHL, but never really blew up on the scene for the Tampa Bay Lightning team that originally drafted him. He had 12 goals this season for..." March 03

  • Bruins cap crunch made it tough to get deals done

    Pro Hockey Talk "When the dust settled on Monday’s trade deadline, Boston failed to land the impact forward or defenseman some envisioned, opting instead for Tampa Bay youngster Brett Connolly and Colorado veteran Max Talbot. To hear GM Peter Chiarelli explain it, the lack of moves wasn’t for a lack of..." March 02

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    Mike Chambers @MikeChambers

    #Avalanche trades F Max Talbot and F Paul Carey to BOS for F Jordan Caron and 6th rd. pick 2016. Carey is from Boston, played at BC

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Bostons Caron to the Avs for Max Talbot as main elements.

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Believe BOS interest is in COL's Max Talbot

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    Brett Connolly @bconnolly8

    Can't express how excited I am for the opportunity to join the @NHLBruins. Looking forward to getting to Boston.

  • Bruins look to the future with acquisition of Connolly

    CSN New England "Rather than overpay in a seller’s market for rental players in an effort to squeeze as much as possible out of this year’s team, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli instead continued looking to the future. The B's announced at 2 a.m. they had acquired Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Brett..." March 02

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    AHL deal coming too: Jared Knight (Boston prospect) for Zack Phillips (Minnesota prospect).

  • Bruins deal Caron to Avalanche for Talbot

    Sportsnet.ca "The Boston Bruins have traded forward Jordan Caron to the Colorado Avalanche for forward Max Talbot." March 02

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Bruins aren't done. Still open to something bigger. Connolly gives them options. Also wanting to add a depth D-man.

  • Bruins acquire forward Brett Connolly from Lightning

    NHL.com "The Boston Bruins acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning for Boston's second-round picks in 2015 and 2016 on Monday. Connolly, 22, has 12 goals, three assists and 38 penalty minutes in 50 games this season. Tampa Bay's first-round pick (No. 6) in 2010, Connolly has 18..." March 02

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Calgary #Flame continue to be attached to Chris Stewart along with #Bruins

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    Kevin Paul Dupont @GlobeKPD

    Could see #Bruins now moving Eriksson for R1 pick and, say, $2M No. 5 d'man.

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Every team believed in mix for #CBJ Cam Atkinson - Chicago, Detroit, NY Rangers, Boston ... -- have acquired forwards.

  • Chiarelli's Take on Brett Connolly and Trade Deadline Day

    NHL.com "At 2:00 a.m. ET on Monday morning, the Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning made the first trade of deadline day, with Boston acquiring forward Brett Connolly in exchange for the Bruins' original second round draft pick in 2015 and their original second round selection in 2016. The 22-year-old..." March 02

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Sorry meant to say: Add Beleskey to Bruins potential trade targets.

  • Bruins take care of business vs. struggling Coyotes, 4-1

    CSN New England "The Bruins are in the middle of a stretch of winnable games, and they once again did exactly what they had to on Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. They took care of business early and often against a struggling Arizona Coyotes hockey club, and pounded them to a whimpering pulp by a 4-1 score to..." March 01

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Bruins were in on Antoine Vermette, per a source, but were unwilling to give up their 1st rounder to make the deal. Smart choice #BruinsTalk

  • Bruins actively seeking deals as trade deadline approaches

    CSN New England "There was a strange feeling in the TD Garden on Saturday with the knowledge that the NHL trade deadline was less than 48 hours away, and the Bruins were actively interested in players on the Arizona Coyotes roster they were playing that evening. The B’s won in a 4-1 cakewalk over the Coyotes at TD..." March 01

  • Status of Rask uncertain as Bruins host Coyotes

    NHL.com "The Boston Bruins proved they could win without goaltender Tuukka Rask on Friday. Now they'll try to build on their 3-2 victory against the New Jersey Devils, with or without their star goaltender. Rask, who had played 18 straight games, was ill and did not dress against the Devils...." February 28

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    Tuukka Rask is under the weather. He's back at the hotel. Unclear who will be in goal tonight.

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    One name I've heard pop up in last few days as RW trade possibility for the Bruins? Joffrey Lupul. Useful offensive player when he's healthy

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As @DarrenDreger reports, Bruins trying on Vermette; can also say B's still trying on Chris Stewart as well... among others

  • Claude Julien: Rumors of job in jeopardy 'don't faze me'

    CSN New England "Claude Julien has heard the reports and the whispers that both his job, and the job of Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, could sit in the balance if the Bruins fail to make the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in his tenure. It’s an alarmingly realistic scenario with the Bruins..." February 27

  • Bruins can’t afford more days off

    Boston Herald "One thing about today’s NHL: Players get plenty of days off. The Bruins got one yesterday in the wake of their latest frustration in a season loaded with such. The 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks was a one-sided affair in which the B’s Corsi number (total shots taken, whether on net, blocked..." February 26

  • Canucks boast depth in downing Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "OK, let’s see if we can figure out how this is happening because it doesn’t make sense that the Vancouver Canucks’ thinnest lineup in years is producing their biggest wins of the season. First, there’s this Zack Kassian fellow. Hockey hair and teeth, great hands, still trying to figure it all..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Newly-discovered wasp named after Bruins' Tuukka Rask

    Sporting News "There's new buzz around the hockey — and insect — world this week. A new species of wasp was recently discovered in the Teita Hills of Kenya. So a Boston researcher and longtime sports fan who was part of the team of entomologists that made the discovery revealed on Tuesday that the insect..." February 24

  • Krejci's absence puts heat on Chiarelli

    ESPN Boston "Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli’s job has become a lot more challenging. With the team barely holding on to a playoff spot, the news that top-line center David Krejci will miss four to six weeks with a partially torn MCL in his left knee means Chiarelli needs to find a replacement..." February 24

  • Krejci aims to return before end of regular season

    ESPN Boston "A disappointed David Krejci limped through the Bruins’ locker room Tuesday morning, sporting a brace on his left knee. Boston’s top-line center is frustrated that he will be sidelined the next 4-6 weeks with a partially torn MCL, but he said he’s determined to return to the lineup before the..." February 24

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Campbell is out for at least 1 week with an upper body injury, per Julien ^JI

  • Bruins surprise Blackhawks

    Boston Herald "The Bruins needed a win, not only to preserve their precarious place in the Eastern Conference standings, but also for their fragile psyches. Well, after a brutal five-game road trip, the Bruins at last were able to smile. Without No. 1 center David Krejci, the B’s exploded for a season-high..." February 23

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    Boston.com Bruins @BDCBruins

    Blog: Krejci to Miss 4-6 Weeks With Partially Torn Left MCL http://t.co/K3urPyEIWH #bruins

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    Hearing #Bruins Krejci knee injury is feared long term and possibly cost him good portion of regular season. He'll be re-evaluate this week

  • Julien: 'Don't know severity' of Krejci's injury

    CSN New England "There is a high level of concern for Bruins center David Krejci, as there should be, after the playmaking pivot left Friday night’s 5-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues with an apparent lower body injury. Krejci tried to line up Alex Steen for a big hit in the neutral zone, and the Blues forward..." February 22

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Krejci still with the team but Julien said he won't be playing tomorrow. "We won't know the severity of his injury until we get back home"

  • Bruins' Kevan Miller to have surgery

    ESPN.com "Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller will undergo season-ending right shoulder surgery, the team announced Saturday. He was placed on injured reserve Thursday after dislocating his right shoulder during Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames. Miller missed 12 games earlier this..." February 21

  • GM Peter Chiarelli's job in danger if Bruins miss playoffs

    CBSSports.com "The Boston Bruins have been one of the bigger disappointments of the 2014-15 NHL season. Part of the disappointment stems from the tough decision Peter Chiarelli had to make after the Bruins started the season in a dire salary cap situation. The team had to let 30-goal man Jarome Iginla walk..." February 21

  • Seidenberg willing to waive no-trade clause

    CSN New England "With the most recent trade rumors circling Dennis Seidenberg as a potentially viable trade candidate to give the B’s some needed salary cap relief, the German defenseman stressed he loves being a member of the Bruins after practice at the Scottrade Center on Thursday afternoon. Why else would..." February 21

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Julien confirms Malcolm Subban making his first NHL start tonight

  • Milbury would 'strongly consider' coaching if Bruins call

    CSN New England "With the Boston Bruins struggling right now Claude Julien's job may be on the line. If their coach gets fired, could a familiar face take over the helm of the Black and Gold? Before making a commitment to Julien eight years ago, NBC Sports' Mike Milbury was a candidate for the job. Would he..." February 20