Bruins Rumors & News

  • Bruins more likely to trade for RW

    CSN New England "While there were a few cries among Bruins fans when the Black and Gold weren’t in the hunt for aging scorer Dany Heatley as he signed a one year, $1 million deal with the Anaheim Ducks, the B’s are most definitely going in a different direction. The Bruins passed on Heatley for a couple of..." July 11

  • B’s winger Johnson signs in Swedish league

    Pro Hockey Talk "Veteran NHLer Nick Johnson is off to Sweden. Johnson, who spent last year with the Bruins organization, has agreed to terms with the Swedish Hockey League’s Vaxjo Lakers, the club announced on Wednesday. The news comes after Johnson spent just one year with Boston, appearing in nine games for..." July 10

  • Goalie Subban ready to climb Bruins depth chart "Boston Bruins goaltending prospect Malcolm Subban knows how to make an entrance. Subban was the only player missing at the start of the first on-ice session at the Bruins' annual development camp at Ristuccia Arena on Wednesday. About 20 minutes into drills, he finally made his way through the..." July 10

  • B's sign letter of intent for new practice facility

    WEEI Boston "The Bruins have signed a letter of intent with Boston Landing to build a new practice facility in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood. The facility will include 25,000 square feet of locker room, training and office space. A statement released by the team indicated the B’s are in the “€œdesign..." July 09

  • Bruins welcome plenty of promise to development camp

    CSN New England "The Boston Bruins are always striving for bigger and better every single NHL season, and that includes their eighth annual development camp for draft picks, prospects and amateur players that the B’s scouting staff has their watchful eye on. The B’s prospects were dropping into Boston in the first..." July 09

  • Who could the Bruins target in free agency?

    CSN New England "Jarome Iginla is in Colorado, and that leaves the Bruins scrambling to replace him. Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty joined SportsNet Central to discuss some possible replacements. "I think a guy that's interesting is Lee Stempniak," said Haggerty. "Probably one of the favorites to be signed by..." July 08

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    Ken Campbell @THNKenCampbell

    With a day to go, J. Reimer, C. Franson, M. Bartkowski and M. Ekholm have filed for arb. Teams have filed for R. O'Reilly, M. Frolik.

  • Bruins shopping Boychuk

    The Fourth Period "The Boston Bruins are looking to free up some salary cap space and appear to be shopping defenseman Johnny Boychuk in order to create some room. The Bruins have roughly $5.7 million in available cap space, which includes center Marc Savard's $4.027 million salary being attributed to LTIR...." July 04

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Chiarelli announces they have signed defenseman Christopher Breen from the Calgary organization. Calls him a prospect and depth player.

  • Haggerty: It comes down to a simple choice for Iginla

    CSN New England "The people around Jarome Iginla have been clear that the soon-to-be 37-year-old wants to return to a Bruins team that was such a comfortable, positive fit for him last season. The player himself said nothing but great things in the days following Boston’s shocking second round loss to the Montreal..." July 01

  • Avalanche in on Jarome Iginla

    Denver Post "T-minus 2 hours, 25 minutes until the start of NHL free agency here. We’ll probably know the fate of Paul Stastny soon (nobody saying much from the parties, so speculate away…). One thing I can report with certainty: the Avs plan to make a strong bid for Jarome Iginla. We’ll see if they can..." July 01

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    Aaron Ward @aaronward_nhl

    Appears to be 5-6 teams expressing interest in Radim Vrbata. Teams include TB,MTL,SJ and BOS. #TSN

  • Bruins not among teams interested in Brodeur

    CSN New England "Certainly the B’s front office has a great deal of respect for free agent goaltender Martin Brodeur, but the B’s also don’t have any interest in the 42-year-old future Hall of Fame goaltender. A report had surfaced from TVA that the Bruins, Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins were among the teams..." June 30

  • B's still talking to Iginla, make contingency plans

    CSN New England "The Bruins continued negotiations with Jarome Iginla’s agent, Don Meehan, at NHL draft weekend at the Wells Fargo Center, but it appears more and more likely that the 36-­year-old will hit the open market this Tuesday, July 1. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli reiterated that remaining in..." June 29

  • Pastrnak excited to join B's and idol Krejci

    CSN New England "The Bruins selected three players out of the Swedish Leagues last season in a departure from their previous six drafts, and once again the Black and Gold culled talent from those leagues in the first round on Friday night. The Bruins selected right wing David Pastrnak with the 25th overall..." June 28

    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

  • Changes in B's draft strategy should continue

    CSN New England "One couldn’t help but notice the change in the Bruins draft strategy last season. Gone were the traditional OHL players taken in the top rounds in six drafts with Wayne Smith in charge of Boston’s scouting department, and instead the Bruins had a much more European flavor to their selection..." June 27

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Rival GMs are more than willing to ease Bruins' cap issues. So far, no proposals interest Peter Chiarelli.

  • Bruins’ cap issues force Iginla to explore options "Don Meehan, the powerful agent who counts Jarome Iginla among his vast clientele, has started setting up meetings with teams other than the Boston Bruins to discuss the veteran winger’s future. Without getting into specifics, Meehan confirmed to Sportsnet early Thursday that Iginla’s focus is..." June 27

  • 'Several teams' express interest in Shawn Thornton

    CSN New England "There was a flurry of phone calls and activity in the NHL world on Wednesday as agents and executives could begin cursory calls leading up to the July 1 opening of free agency. The interview period has some prominent NHL free agents headed to Philadelphia for meetings with prospective teams, and..." June 26

  • Patrice Bergeron wins second career Selke

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron won the 2014 Frank J. Selke Trophy on Tuesday, his second such victory in the last three seasons. The two-way forward continues to distinguish himself as one of the top defensive pivots in the game after gaining mainstream recognition as the Boston Bruins..." June 25

  • Bruins' Rask wins his first Vezina Trophy "Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins has captured his first Vezina Trophy, awarded to the "goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position," as selected by NHL General Managers. Prior to 1981-82, the Vezina was awarded to the goaltender(s) whose team allowed the fewest goals during the regular..." June 25

  • Patrice Bergeron wins NHL15 cover vote over P.K. Subban: Report

    Yahoo! Sports "Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens were the final two players in the EA SPORTS NHL 15 cover vote, which was conducted via Twitter hashtags. One is a considered the best defensive center in hockey, or at the very least its most dominant faceoff man...." June 25

  • Bruins want to keep Jarome Iginla, but can they?

    Boston Globe "Friday is an important day for the Bruins. They are back in the first round of the NHL Draft (25th pick), which will be held at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. They ceded that privilege last year as a condition of the Jaromir Jagr trade with Dallas. This will be the first draft for Keith..." June 24

  • Bruins make plans with and without Jarome Iginla

    Boston Herald "While he did not delve into the nitty-gritty of any negotiations, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli did say during a conference call yesterday he wants to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Jarome Iginla. As the period when other teams can talk to the Bruins’ UFAs approaches (teams..." June 24

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Bruins sign goalie Niklas Svedberg to a one-year, one way contract worth a cap figure of $600,000.

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Peter Chiarelli said the Bruins won't be using any buyouts "at this time" #BruinsTalk

  • B's Assistant Coach Geoff Ward Resigns "Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, June 19 that Assistant Coach Geoff Ward has resigned. Ward will join the Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany as head coach. The 2013-14 season was Ward's seventh with Boston after joining the Black & Gold on..." June 19

  • Bruins looking at $4.75 million cap penalty

    CSN New England "The salary cap numbers are finally beginning to filter in for the Boston Bruins for next season, and they are not very good at all. The excellent, accurate web site has the Bruins pegged for a $4.75 bonus overage penalty for the 2014-15 season, and that essentially means it’s dead..." June 18

  • Peter Chiarelli Announces Bruins Will Not Re-Sign Shawn Thornton

    NESN "Shawn Thornton’s seven-year tenure with the Boston Bruins has come to an end. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday on BostonBruinsTV that the team has decided not to re-sign the veteran winger, who became a free agent at the end of this past season. “I told him that he..." June 17

  • Bruins boot Brad Marchand trade talk

    Boston Herald "It is not unreasonable to presume that there will be some changes made to the Bruins’ roster for next season, maybe even some fairly significant moves. But the rumor that popped up yesterday — pesky winger Brad Marchand for San Jose center Patrick Marleau — seems like utter nonsense. Bruins..." June 14

  • Bruins GM has no plans to trade Brad Marchand "When the final buzzer sounds, the Stanley Cup is passed to the champion and the confetti gets swept away, we'll enter the silly season for the NHL. That's when rumors upon rumors will pile up in the leadup to the NHL Draft. This year could be particularly ferocious as there are several big names..." June 13

  • B's working on Iginla, other free agents on hold

    CSN New England "The Bruins front office went through some turnover with assistant general manager Jim Benning leaving to manage hockey operations in Vancouver, but the good news is that Benning wasn’t one of the principal negotiators in contract talks. That role normally comes down B’s general manager Peter..." June 12

  • Iginla, Bruins start contract extension talks

    CSN New England "The Bruins and the camp for veteran right winger Jarome Iginla are talking contract extension, according to reports out of Montreal. Iginla turns 37 years old this summer and scored 30 goals for the Bruins in his first season in Boston, and led the B’s with five goals scored during their short..." June 10

  • Seidenberg hopes there's no 'big tweaks' in B's lineup

    CSN New England "Dennis Seidenberg has been around the Bruins for the past five years and he’s seen the highs and lows that have come right along with the Black and Gold experience. The German defenseman's absence is one of the common denominators in two of the B's more disappointing postseasons: Seidenberg was..." June 07

  • Should Bruins trade Lucic this offseason?

    CSN New England "In the news department, an anchor can't really speak his mind. On Sports Tonight, Mike Giardi was able to speak his mind. One topic was Milan Lucic's future with the Boston Bruins. "Milan Lucic has cement shoes." said Giardi. "I know he's a nice, little compliment and he gives you that..." June 04

  • At Left Wing, Bruins Must Decide If Marchand Remains Reliable Top-Six Forward

    CBS Boston "Is Brad Marchand a pest or a solid all-around player? Unfortunately for the 26-year-old Bruins left winger, the answer was the former during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Worse, he was a pest both to Boston and its opponents. After the Bruins exited the playoffs with a loss in Game 7 of the..." June 02

  • Linus Arnesson signs with Bruins, according to Linus Arnesson

    Boston Herald "Swedish defenseman Linus Arnesson, whom the Bruins chose in the second round (60th overall) of last June's draft, has apprently signed a contract with the B's. The team did not make any announcement, but the 19-year-old Arnesson tweeted that he has indeed signed with the team." May 31

  • Columnist believes Iginla won’t return to Boston

    CSN New England "The Jarome Iginla – Boston Bruins experiment was a smash success, at least during the 2013-14 regular season. Things didn’t go so smoothly for “The KIL Line” in the postseason, prompting’s Joe Haggerty to hypothesize that Iginla will need to seek work elsewhere in 2014-15. In case you..." May 26

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Peter Chiarelli issued updates: both Milan Lucic (right wrist) and Chris Kelly (back) underwent successful surgery, will be ready for camp

  • Bruins keen on keeping Jarome Iginla after strong season

    CSN New England "One of the real unknowns for the Boston Bruins heading into the offseason is what will happen with 36-year-old impending free agent Jarome Iginla. The right winger signed a one­-year, bonus-laden deal with the Bruins and then went out and scored 30 goals during a solid first season skating on a..." May 22

  • Peter Chiarelli unsure Bruins will retain Shawn Thornton

    WEEI Boston "Shawn Thornton‘s future with the Bruins is murky at best, as he was not told that he wouldn’t be re-signed Friday, but Peter Chiarelli did not tell him the team plans to retain him. Thornton, a free agent, wants to play another two years. His preference is to play in Boston, so the sense is..." May 22

  • Jim Benning to become Canucks GM

    CSN New England "The Bruins will officially lose one of their key front office members as longtime assistant general manager Jim Benning has agreed to a multi-year deal to become the GM of the Vancouver Canucks, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Benning was granted permission to interview for the Canucks’ top..." May 21

  • Johnson unsure about his move for next season

    CSN New England "One believes Chad Johnson when he said that he hasn’t given the upcoming offseason much thought. The Bruins netminder will be an unrestricted free agent after putting together a 17-4-3 record with a 2.10 goals against average and .925 save percentage in his first season as the backup netminder..." May 20

  • Chara is still ‘the best defender in the game,’ says Neely

    Pro Hockey Talk "We wrote last week about Zdeno Chara, and how considering the 37-year-old defenseman isn’t getting any younger, the Bruins will need youngsters Dougie Hamilton and Torey Krug to carry on the tradition of great Boston blue-liners if the B’s are to remain Stanley Cup contenders for years to..." May 20

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Expect the Vancouver Canucks to finally name Jim Benning as their new GM later this week. Hiring coach will be next. Trotz high on the list.

  • Bruins roster may undergo some changes

    CSN New England "The forecast still isn’t completely clear as to what the Bruins intend to do with roster moving forward after a stupendous regular season followed by a disappointing second-round exit in the playoffs. But change is always inevitable in the NHL, and that goes double for teams that fall prematurely..." May 20

  • Reilly Smith proves his worth

    Boston Herald "A year ago, few Bruins fans had even heard of Reilly Smith. He’d just finished his first full season with the Dallas Stars and, after scoring 66 goals in three seasons at Miami of Ohio, he’d yet to find that scoring touch at the NHL level, notching just three goals in 37 games in the..." May 18

  • Hamilton, Krug among few positives from B's playoff run

    CSN New England "If there’s any silver lining to the Bruins premature exit to the Stanley Cup playoffs, it was the play of young defensemen Dougie Hamilton and Torey Krug, who look like fixtures in Black and Gold for years to come. Hamilton finished with two goals and seven points along with a plus-1 rating in..." May 17

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Lucic on handshake: "I'm not sorry." Added, "What's said on the ice, stays on the ice. I'm not the first guy or the last guy."

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