Hockey

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Scott McLaughlin
June 23, 2018 - 12:48 pm
It's the draft of Swedish defensemen, and the Bruins weren't about to miss out. They used their first pick in the 2018 NHL entry draft to select Axel Andersson in the second round (57th overall). He was the seventh Swedish defenseman drafted, a trend that started right at the top with Rasmus Dahlin...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
Ilya Kovalchuk will not be coming to Boston. The Russian winger agreed to a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced Saturday morning . The deal has an average annual value of $6.25 million, according to multiple reports . The Bruins were reportedly one of the four finalists...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 15, 2018 - 3:12 pm
It’s easy to see why some trade rumors have connected the Bruins to Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Noah Hanifin. First, the Hurricanes, a team under new ownership, are looking to make some moves, and one of the most logical splashes for them would be trading one of their good young defensemen for...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 13, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said earlier this offseason that he was hoping to get 2017 first-round pick Urho Vaakanainen signed and playing in North America next season, and now he has. The team announced Wednesday that it has signed the Finnish defenseman to a three-year entry-level...
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Vincent Gallo
June 12, 2018 - 1:16 pm
The Bruins are among nine teams interested in the services of Russian star winger Ilya Kovalchuk, per TSN’s Darren Dreger . The Bruins, along with the Sharks, Kings, and Rangers, are four solid contenders for the 35-year-old free agent. The Red Wings, Blues, Ducks, Stars, and Islanders are...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 06, 2018 - 5:06 pm
One of the biggest positives of Boston University tabbing Albie O'Connell as its next men's hockey coach is that he'll bring continuity and familiarity to the current team and recruits. The Terriers have made the NCAA tournament each of the last four years and are coming off a Hockey East...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 06, 2018 - 9:08 am
Boston University's search for its next men's hockey coach featured a couple somewhat surprising reports and names during the two and a half weeks since David Quinn left for the New York Rangers, but ultimately the school decided to hire the man who seemed to be the favorite, and most natural fit,...
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