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06/22/2010 - 4:31pm
Horton: 'This is what every kid dreams about'
By: DJ Bean

New Bruin Nathan Horton, who has been a 20-goal scorer in every season since 2005 and had 31 in the '06-'07, said on Tuesday that he is determined to be a 30-goal scorer with the Bruins. Calling them a "stable, historic, and successful franchise," Horton said he wants to be a difference-maker on a team that is no stranger to the playoffs.

 

"Definitely," Horton said when asked if he is putting pressure on himself to make the Bruins the winner in a deal in which they shipped Dennis Wideman and two draft picks to the Panthers in exchange for Horton and fellow winger Gregory Campbell. "That's what my goal is and I think it's definitely reachable. I'm going to try my best and I'm very excited to wear the Bruins crest on my chest. I'm just very excited to be there. It's a new opportunity and a new home and me and my family are just ecstatic right now.  

 

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06/22/2010 - 1:49pm
Bruins trade Wideman for Horton, Campbell
By: DJ Bean

TSN's Bob McKenzie has tweeted that a deal that would send Panthers forward Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell to the Bruins is a "done deal." McKenzie says the Bruins have sent Dennis Wideman, the 15th overall pick and another pick in exchange for the players. A source told WEEI.com Sunday night that Horton expected to be traded and that the Bruins were one of a few teams close to acquiring him.  


06/22/2010 - 12:57pm
Bruins 2010-11 schedule released

The Bruins announced their schedule for the 2010-11 season, starting with a trip to Prague for two games against the Coyotes on Oct. 9 and 10. The first game back on North American soil is scheduled for Oct. 16 at New Jersey, and the home opener is Oct. 21 vs. the Capitals.

 

The B's will meet the Flyers, who shocked them in the conference semifinals by rallying from three games down to win the series, on Dec. 1 in Philadelphia. The B's resume their rivalry with Pittsburgh on Nov. 10 on the road.

 

For more, visit the Big Bad Blog.


06/22/2010 - 12:42pm
B's to play Caps in home opener
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins released the schedule for the 2010-11 season on Tuesday. After a pair of games in Prague against the Coyotes to open the season, the team will embark upon a two-game road trip in New Jersey and Washington before returing home to face the Capitals on Oct. 21. The Bruins will have their first rematch with the Flyers, who eliminated Boston in the Eastern Conference semifinals after climbing back from a 3-0 series defecit, on Dec. 1 when the B's visit the Wachovia Center.

 

For more on the Bruins, including the complete 2010-11 schedule, check the Big Bad Blog.


06/22/2010 - 9:03am
Mannix on D&C: Consensus is Doc will walk

Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated joined Dennis & Callahan on Tuesday morning to talk about the Celtics and all things NBA. He touched on the possibility of Doc Rivers leaving the Celtics, the NBA draft, and coaching changes around the association.

 

“I’ve talked to a few coaching friends of Doc in the last 72 hours, and every one of them, the consensus is that he’s probably going to walk away,” Mannix said. “For all the reasons that he enumerated, there’s nothing remotely surprising about it. They feel like it’s time, they feel like it makes sense. He’s taken the team or the team has gone as a current group as far as they possibly can go and now is a great situation to leave.”

 

Mannix also spoke about what it will take to re-sign Ray Allen and bring him back for next season.

 

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