Blake Wheeler

DJ Bean
December 11, 2010 - 8:21 am
The Bruins know that Saturday marks the Flyers' first game back at TD Garden since completing a historic comeback from being down three games to none with 4-3 Game 7 victory that left the B's dumfounded, confused, and utterly stunned. They also know that nothing that happens on Saturday will change...
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DJ Bean
November 08, 2010 - 8:44 am
WILMINGTON -- Blake Wheeler left the Ristuccia ice on Monday and walked to his locker, intent on delivering a message. "Hey guys, I'm playing center!" The news wasn't exactly news given that he had served as the second-line center during practice, but even Wheeler could understand that it was a...
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DJ Bean
October 25, 2010 - 7:14 pm
According to a tweet from CTV's Arpon Basu , Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli was in Montreal Monday night taking in the Canadiens' 3-2 overtime victory over the Coyotes. Basu notes that in addition to Chiarelli, there were 21 scouts from around the league at the game. The news that Chiarelli...
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DJ Bean
October 05, 2010 - 2:44 pm
LIBEREC, Czech Republic -- Blake Wheeler hasn't really gotten a fair shake from fans in Boston. After a 21-goal rookie year with the Bruins, Wheeler turned in 18 in his second season and was often criticized by fans for his lack of physical play. This preseason, he's shown a more physical edge that...
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DJ Bean
October 04, 2010 - 6:06 am
PRAGUE -- The Bruins couldn't get enough going offensively to make a blip on the radar in the first period and a half against the Belfast Giants , so changes could be in the works as they gear up for NHL competition at the end of the week. The team may have gotten a bit of a head start, moving...
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DJ Bean
October 02, 2010 - 4:25 am
BELFAST -- Since arriving in Belfast we've been able to take closer looks at how lines are gelling as the regular season inches closer and closer. The first line admittedly is looking forward to breaking out of preseason flashes of greatness, while the second line seems to be both stable and...
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DJ Bean
September 29, 2010 - 4:34 pm
With the second period wrapped up at the Garden, a couple of things have stood out that may be worth keeping an eye on in the Bruins' final period of regulation before they depart for Belfast. One thing that could easily be counted was the number of power play opportunities the Bruins had. That was...
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DJ Bean
September 28, 2010 - 8:57 am
Here's some video of Blake Wheeler talking about the possibility of playing center, a position he hasn't played since college. With Marc Savard out and David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron centering the top two lines respectively, Claude Julien has suggested playing Wheeler as a pivot.
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DJ Bean
September 21, 2010 - 11:20 am
There's been a lot of hockey equipment talk coming from the Bruins over the last few days. The Joe Colborne neck guard post was supposed to be the lone tune of its genre played at this dance, but Blake Wheeler spoke at length Tuesday about switching up his skate of choice as he enters the 2010-11...
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DJ Bean
August 25, 2010 - 2:00 am
Each day this week, WEEI.com will be putting a player or position in the spotlight based on their '€œX-factor'€ status entering the season. So far, we've taken a look at Michael Ryder , as well as the goaltending position . Up next is a man who -- fairly or unfairly -- might have to win some...
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