David Bolland RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dave Bolland expected to leave Panthers this summer

    Today's Slapshot "Florida Panthers forward and 29-year-old veteran Dave Bolland is signed to a monster contract with the Atlantic Division team, making a whopping $5.5 million per season for the next three seasons. He only played in 25 games this year, though, and spent two games at the AHL level on a..." April 26

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    Hearing that the #FlaPanthers have sent C Dave Bolland to their AHL team in Portland. No waivers, going on a 'conditioning' assignment.

  • Panthers are healthy scratching their highest-paid forward, but they insist they’re not sending a message

    Pro Hockey Talk "It feels like there’s a story brewing in Florida, where Dave Bolland — the team’s most-expensive forward, at $5.5 million a season — has been a healthy scratch for three consecutive games. But according to head coach Gerard Gallant, there’s nothing to see here. Move along. “There’s nothing..." December 01

  • Bolland to be healthy scratch versus Kings

    Pro Hockey Talk "Remember when Dave Bolland was a hot commodity on the free-agent market? It wasn’t that long ago, so you should. To refresh your memory, the Maple Leafs wanted to keep him, but, ultimately, they couldn’t match the Panthers’ five-year, $27.5 million offer. Bolland signed with Florida on July..." November 23

  • Carlyle: Bolland ‘probable’ to return vs Habs

    Sportsnet "Randy Carlyle stepped up to the microphone and knew the question about Dave Bolland’s status was coming. "Who?" Carlyle said with a laugh. "Bolly is actually having an assessment done right now and I would say that he’s a probable for us for tonight." That’s no certainty, but it’s the..." March 22

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    Jonas Siegel @jonasTSN1050

    Carlyle says Dave Bolland went to see a specialist in Carolina. They were told to continue moving forward with rehab process.

  • Maple Leafs' David Bolland won't play vs. Canadiens

    Toronto Sun "Dave Bolland took a step forward on Friday. Unfortunately for the Leafs, it wasn’t big enough for him to step on to the Bell Centre ice surface for Saturday’s much-ballyhooed tilt against the Habs at the Bell Centre. While practising regularly on the third line between Mason Raymond and..." March 01

  • Maple Leafs' Bolland not concerned over trade speculation

    TSN "Toronto Maple Leafs centre Dave Bolland knows he could be traded by the NHL's March 5 trade deadline, but he isn't stressing over the possibility. "Whatever happens, happens," Bolland told TSN's Mark Masters on Monday. "If it's staying here, it's staying here. That's my goal." Bolland was..." February 25

  • Dave Bolland ‘should be available’ for Leafs after Olympic break

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dave Bolland, his season disrupted by a severed tendon at the start of November, should be ready to return to the Toronto Maple Leafs lineup when the NHL schedule resumes later this month. “It looks like Bolland should be available to us, which is a player back into our lineup,” said Leafs head..." February 09

  • Bolland won't rush return to Leafs lineup

    TSN "Dave Bolland repeated himself to hammer home the point. "Fifty-fifty," he said of his odds to return before the Olympic break. "Fifty-fifty." Bolland, who took part in his first full practice Friday since returning to the ice, continues to inch back toward a return from a severed left..." February 01

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    Mark Masters @markhmasters

    Carlyle: 50-50 chance Bolland plays before Olympics

  • Dave Bolland’s recovery from severed tendon likely to be months

    The Globe and Mail "The Toronto Maple Leafs declined to provide a detailed update, but it’s clear that centre Dave Bolland’s ankle injury is likely to keep him out until deep into their season. And perhaps even for almost all of it. According to the team, Bolland suffered “a severed tendon on the outside of his..." November 06

  • JVR at centre; Bolland surgery successful

    Toronto Sun "James van Riemsdyk has become the Maple Leafs’ latest centre by default. With Dave Bolland and Tyler Bozak nursing injuries, coach Randy Carlyle had van Riemsdyk centring the top line between Joffrey Lupul and Phil Kessel at practice at the Air Canada Centre on Monday. “He has played there..." November 04

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    Toronto Maple Leafs @MapleLeafs

    Dave Bolland had successful surgery to repair a severed tendon on the outside of his left ankle. He is out indefinitely #Leafs

  • Canucks' Zack Kassian expresses sympathy for Maple Leafs' David Bolland

    Toronto Sun "Zack Kassian had no idea. Informed that the Maple Leafs' David Bolland had been taken to a local hospital for surgery after Kassian's skate had sliced a tendon in the left ankle area of the Toronto forward, the Vancouver bad boy was caught completely off guard. "Really? That's tough," the..." November 03

  • Cut leg requires surgery for Maple Leafs' Bolland

    Chicago Tribune "Toronto Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland was to have surgery after his leg was cut during Saturday's game against the Vancouver Canucks. "I don't know the degree of severity or which tendon (was cut) but he did suffer a cut to that area and he will have surgery to repair that tonight," said..." November 03

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    James Mirtle @mirtle

    Sorry it's Bolland's ankle that's hurt - it looks like he got cut by Kassian's skate near the ankle. Hopefully not the Achilles.

  • Maple Leafs' David Bolland passing on Blackhawks' White House trip

    Toronto Sun "David Bolland means no disrespect. But he’s been there, done that. On Monday, the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks will be honoured for their June Stanley Cup victory over the Boston Bruins with a visit to the White House in Washington, where U.S. President Barack Obama will pay tribute to coach Joel..." October 31

  • Dave Bolland giving Maple Leafs good value

    Toronto Star "There was something in Dave Bolland’s eyes that told Jon MacWilliams the kid would be a pretty good hockey player. Bolland had been cut from other novice and minor atom AAA teams in the GTHL but when he played for the North York Rangers the head coach took him under his wing and helped him..." October 08

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    Jonas Siegel @jonasTSN1050

    Bolland sidelined with sore groin.

  • Blackhawks trade Bolland, Frolik

    Chicago Tribune "Less than a week after scoring the winning goal to give the Chicago Blackhawks the Stanley Cup championship, Dave Bolland was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs. The center was dealt to Toronto on Sunday for the 51st and 117th picks in the 2013 NHL draft and a fourth-round selection in the 2014..." June 30

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Echoing what @Real_ESPNLeBrun tweeted, CHI's David Bolland is in play on the trade market. Scored GWG in Cup final.

  • Bolland levels Richards, won't face discipline

    Chicago Tribune "The Kings, at least publicly, did not make an issue of Dave Bolland's massive third-period hit on center Mike Richards. The question is whether the Kings will retaliate in Game 2 on Sunday night. Richards had the puck behind the Hawks' net when Bolland charged in and leveled him. Bolland..." June 02

  • Bolland, Emery expected back for Game 1

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks forward Dave Bolland and goaltender Ray Emery are expected to play in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series when it begins next week, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Saturday. Both players missed all five games of the first-round series against the..." May 12

  • Hawks' Emery, Bolland out for Game 1

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup playoff preparation began without two key elements, as goalie Ray Emery and Dave Bolland were nowhere to be found when Monday's practice began. They won't be anywhere in sight when the postseason begins Tuesday, either. Both will miss Game 1 against the Wild..." April 29

  • Blackhawks: Sharp out, Bolland in vs. Blues

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks will welcome one key forward back in the lineup but won't have another when they face the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Center Dave Bolland will return after missing four games with a lower leg injury. Meanwhile, Patrick Sharp is out with an upper-body injury. "(Sharp) is..." April 14

  • Sharp, Bolland out vs. Predators

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks will be without two top forwards when they face the Nashville Predators on Saturday afternoon. Dave Bolland and Patrick Sharp were not scheduled to make the trip to Nashville when the Hawks' charter headed to Nashville on Friday afternoon. It will be the 13th..." April 06

  • Joel Quenneville would like to see Dave Bolland’s play improve

    Chicago Sun-Times "Before this season, Dave Bolland’s job had always been to pester and defend the opposing team’s top players. Now, as the second-line center, he’s being asked to do more. And coach Joel Quenneville isn’t seeing enough of it. “Bolly’s been OK,” Quenneville said. “I think he can be..." March 27

  • Bolland back in middle of Hawks' second line

    Chicago Tribune "Dave Bolland got swept up in the excitement of his Blackhawks teammates' winning ways while recovering from an upper-body injury. "It's been great even watching them on TV keep this streak alive," Bolland said before the Hawks played the Wild on Tuesday night at the United Center. "Coming back..." March 06

  • Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville hopes Dave Bolland can play this week

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks center Dave Bolland missed his second straight game Monday night with an undisclosed upper-body injury. Bolland was injured Friday against the San Jose Sharks and didn’t play in the third period. Coach Joel Quenneville said Bolland has yet to skate since the injury, but he hopes to..." February 26

  • Bolland 'very likely' to play against San Jose

    CSN Chicago "Dave Bolland couldn’t help but elicit an angry scream after he was whacked on the right ankle against Vancouver on Friday night. First, it hurt. A lot. And coupled with that pain was fear that the Blackhawks center might have sustained some serious damage from Vancouver forward Jannik Hansen’s..." February 05

  • Bolland could return to lineup on Tuesday

    Chicago Tribune "Dave Bolland stepped gingerly onto the ice and slowly made his way around the rink, testing his right leg. By the time the Blackhawks were running line rushes during Monday's practice, the center was skating full bore between Patrick Sharp and Patrick Kane. After missing the Hawks' 3-2..." February 05