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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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Colin Miller is going to Las Vegas.
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Ty Anderson
June 21, 2017 - 5:26 pm
With 19 options at his disposal , Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee will make the easy call and pluck defenseman Colin Miller from the Bruins at tonight’s NHL expansion draft, according to Sportsnet and confirmed to WEEI.com. Left exposed by the Bruins opting to protect Zdeno Chara...
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The Bruins will open next year against the Predators.
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Ty Anderson
June 21, 2017 - 4:20 pm
Winter is coming. It finally has a date, too, as the NHL has announced that the Bruins will open their 2017-18 regular season at TD Garden with an Oct. 5 home game against the defending Western Conference champion Nashville Predators. The Bruins split last year’s season series with the Predators,...
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The NHL expansion draft is tonight.
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Ty Anderson
June 21, 2017 - 3:26 pm
Tonight's the night and somebody from the Bruins organization is packing their bags for a contract-long vacation to Las Vegas. There are a combined 19 Bruins players that Vegas general manager George McPhee can pluck from the B's, including nine forwards, eight defensemen, and two goalies. All nine...
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The Bruins have new uniforms.
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Ty Anderson
June 21, 2017 - 2:43 am
It was easy to panic over what Adidas, taking over for Reebok after a decade-plus partnership as the NHL’s official outfitter, would or wouldn’t do to the Bruins’ jerseys. One of the league’s Original Six franchises, and the oldest American team in NHL history, the B’s scheme, defined by the Spoked...
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Colin Miller could be on his way out of Boston.
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Ty Anderson
June 20, 2017 - 7:31 pm
Bruins defenseman Colin Miller could indeed be selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in tomorrow’s expansion draft. But it doesn’t necessarily mean that he’ll play a game for the league’s 31st team. With Golden Knights general manager George McPhee admitting that the club is loading up on defensemen...
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