Ryan Spooner

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Ty Anderson
December 30, 2017 - 10:30 pm
Ryan Spooner has had a target on his back since he walked through the NHL’s doors. Sometimes it’s been from the fans that believe he’s too small to make an impact as an NHL center. Spooner is obviously built more like a Marc Savard than a Patrice Bergeron. Sometimes from his coach -- first Claude...
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Ty Anderson
December 06, 2017 - 1:29 pm
The Bruins rolled through Wednesday’s practice at Warrior Ice Arena without two of their biggest power-play weapons, as both defenseman Torey Krug and forward Ryan Spooner could not be found on the ice for the hour-long session. “Krug’s a maintenance day, and Spooner [is] lower-body that we’re...
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Ty Anderson
October 18, 2017 - 8:48 pm
The Bruins are going to be without one of their top power-play weapons for the foreseeable future, as a tear of the right groin adductor is going to put Ryan Spooner on the shelf for the next four to six weeks, according to the team. Injured in the second period of Sunday’s 3-1 loss to the Golden...
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Ty Anderson
October 16, 2017 - 1:41 am
What happened to the Bruins will not stay in Vegas, and Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy saw his team lose more than just the game by a 3-1 final, as forward Ryan Spooner and Adam McQuaid were both lost to lower-body injuries by the night’s end. Spooner suffered a lower-body injury just two shifts...
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Ty Anderson
July 26, 2017 - 3:09 pm
You probably did a spit take when you heard that Ryan Spooner, coming off a season in which he ended the year as a (relatively) healthy scratch for the club’s final two must-win playoff games of their first-round series loss to the Senators, was heading into an arbitration hearing with the Bruins...
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Ty Anderson
July 26, 2017 - 11:22 am
The Bruins and Ryan Spooner required the 11th hour, but have ultimately found a way to avoid arbitration, as the sides have agreed on a one-year, $2.825 million contract. With July 26 circled as the arbitration date for the restricted free agent, Spooner’s camp came in with a $3.85 million ask,...
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Ty Anderson
July 06, 2017 - 8:40 am
It’s nothing new, but things between the Bruins and Ryan Spooner seem complicated. It started at the end of the season press conference, when the Bruins offered up an arcane explanation when asked about Spooner’s status and future in Boston after a season in which he bounced from wing to center to...
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David Krejci
DJ Bean
October 04, 2016 - 8:08 am
BRIGHTON -- For the second straight day, the Bruins iced a line consisting of David Krejci between Ryan Spooner and David Backes in practice at Warrior Ice Arena. By the looks of it (and by what Claude Julien essentially confirmed), it figures to be a line used in Tuesday night's exhibition against...
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The Bruins gave David Backes a five-year deal this summer. (Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)
DJ Bean
August 30, 2016 - 9:16 am
The Bruins' signing of David Backes was met with multiple questions, with "Why?" being the most popular. After all, signing Backes meant giving the money they could have given to Loui Eriksson to an older player who isn't expected to age as well. The second question was, "What position is he going...
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