Bruins Shouldn’t Worry About McAvoy Contract… Yet

Earlier this month, The Athletic’s Fluto Shinzawa reported that Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy had turned down a long-term offer to extend his career in Boston (from “‘A tough deal to do:’ Charlie McAvoy’s next contract could be for big money” – The Athletic – 2/19/19). His decision to decline the offer, Shinzawa says, was […]

NHL News & Notes: Backes, Byfuglien & More

In today’s News & Notes, David Backes has a hearing for a high hit, Dustin Byfuglien has been fined by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety and Charlie McAvoy has been placed on the injured reserve. Related: NHL News & Notes: Price, Chara & More Backes has Hearing for Hit to Head The Boston Bruins […]

NHL Rumors: Gardiner, Simmonds, McAvoy, More

In today’s rumor rundown, William Nylander’s deal is having reaching effects in both Toronto and for other teams in the NHL. Another forward in Philly is salivating at Nylander’s extension and in Boston, Charlie McAvoy seems to know what he wants. Meanwhile, in Philadelphia, Wayne Simmonds asking price might mean the Flyers are looking at […]

Injury Bug Bites Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins began the season without their top point-producer on the blue line, Torey Krug. The team was mostly healthy entering the season in comparison to a plethora of injuries that hampered them last season. This is no longer the case as two more defensemen and one forward went down over the weekend: David […]

NHL Rumors: Blashill, Nylander, Marijuana in Hockey, More

In today’s rumor rundown the Detroit Red Wings are struggling but not ready to make changes yet, the Toronto Maple Leafs have once again met with Nylander’s agent, the Bruins are talking extension with a young defenseman and there are specific groups in hockey looking into the idea of using marijuana as pain relief for […]

Bruins: The Untouchables

There have been tremors of possible Boston Bruins activity since the 2017-18 season came to a close in June, yet there is little to show for all the commotion. General manager Don Sweeney landed John Moore, Jaroslav Halak, Chris Wagner, and Joakim Nordstrom once July 1 rolled around, marking the beginning of free agency. These […]

Bruins Roundtable: X-Factors for 2nd Round

The opening round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs was a rollercoaster ride for the Boston Bruins. After taking a commanding 3-1 lead against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Bruins allowed Toronto to even the series at three games apiece.  The B’s ultimately prevailed in the decisive Game 7, leaning on several key players along […]

Boston Bruins: What to Watch for in Game 1

Because of their loss to the Florida Panthers on Sunday, the Boston Bruins failed to win the Atlantic Division. They now have a harder start to the playoffs. Their opponent, the Toronto Maple Leafs, have had immense success against them this season and won three out of four meetings. This is mainly due to the […]