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Ty Anderson
June 27, 2017 - 5:27 pm
The Bruins, while unable to swing a deal at last week’s NHL Draft, still want to add a defenseman to bolster their left-side depth with Zdeno Chara and Torey Krug. And though they could still find a way to address that need via trade, free agency, which starts this weekend, has become B’s GM Don...
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Ty Anderson
June 26, 2017 - 6:53 pm
And then there were none. The lone remaining piece of the four-piece return sent to the Bruins in exchange for Tyler Seguin from the Stars in July 2013, a source has confirmed that defenseman Joe Morrow, a restricted free agent, was not issued a qualifying offer from the Black and Gold today and...
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Ty Anderson
June 26, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Jeremy Jacobs has been called lots of things in between lockouts during his tenure as the owner of the Bruins. But Jacobs can now add Hockey Hall of Famer to that list. Part of the club’s seven-member 2017 class, the Bruins have become a model of success under Jacobs, with continued playoff success...
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Ty Anderson
June 24, 2017 - 8:57 pm
One night after drafting Finnish defenseman Urho Vaakanainen (say that five times fast and you actually win a spot on David Krejci’s line next season) with the No. 18 overall pick, the Bruins returned to the draft floor on Saturday, and concluded their weekend in Chicago with another five...
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Ty Anderson
June 24, 2017 - 7:16 am
Wearing their Bruins jerseys over summer clothes, with the ice at TD Garden long melted, Charlie McAvoy and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson rushed towards a muted TV above a concourse deep within the bowels of the arena they’ll call home next fall. The Devils, who won the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL...
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Ty Anderson
June 23, 2017 - 9:09 pm
No stranger to first-round selections in the last two years, with five total first-round picks during the Don Sweeney era, the Bruins continued their trend of restocking the pipeline from the backend with the selection of defenseman Urho Vaakanainen at No. 18 overall. Vaakanainen, an 18-year-old...
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Ty Anderson
June 23, 2017 - 3:20 pm
The 2017 NHL Draft is just hours away, and the Bruins are among the teams furiously working the draft floor in search of a deal that makes sense for them. For the Bruins, the offseason focus has seemingly come down to their desire to add some more scoring pop on the left side of their forward group...
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The Bruins released their 2017-18 schedule.
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Ty Anderson
June 22, 2017 - 6:23 pm
Days after announcing that their year will begin with a home game against the Predators, the Bruins have released their full 82-game schedule for 2017-18. Like always, the schedule features 41 home and 41 away games. The lone change has come with the addition of two games with the league’s 31st...
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Brad Marchand has been named to the 2017 NHL First All-Star team.
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Ty Anderson
June 21, 2017 - 11:24 pm
A statement of fact: Brad Marchand was the best left winger in the NHL last year, and Marchand’s naming to the 2016-17 NHL First All-Star team now backs that up. Named to the First All-Star Team with 720 points in the voting, including 132 first-place votes, Marchand’s totals gave up him a 394-...
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Patrice Bergeron has won the Selke Trophy.
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Ty Anderson
June 21, 2017 - 8:30 pm
Bruins center Patrice Bergeron may be running out of space in his trophy room. Nominated for the Selke Trophy, awarded annually to the league’s top defensive forward, for the sixth time in his career, the 31-year-old beat out Minnesota’s Mikko Koivu and the Ducks’ Ryan Kesler for the fourth Selke...
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