Blake Wheeler

DJ Bean
July 30, 2010 - 8:19 am
Blake Wheeler has had his plate full this offseason. The 23-year-old recently got married and said he was operating on just three hours of sleep in the days leading up to Tuesday's arbitration hearing with the Bruins. After he was awarded a salary of $2.2 million for the 2010-11 season, the Bruins...
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DJ Bean
July 30, 2010 - 7:40 am
With Friday's announcement that the Bruins have agreed to a salary awarded in arbitration for the first time since Peter Chiarelli took over as general manager, it became official that right wing Blake Wheeler would be back in Boston for the 2010-2011 season. The 23-year-old Wheeler told members of...
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DJ Bean
July 30, 2010 - 6:21 am
After having to wait extra long to find out what his 2010-2011 salary would be Thursday, Bruins right wing Blake Wheeler 's $2.2 award was agreed to Friday morning by the Bruins. '€œIt is never a pleasant experience for either side to go to arbitration,'€ Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli...
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DJ Bean
July 29, 2010 - 4:40 pm
The wait for Bruins right winger Blake Wheeler is finally over. A source has confirmed to WEEI.com that Wheeler received a $2.2 million award in arbitration Thursday night. The Boston Globe was the first to report the story. The 23-year-old forward and the Bruins were expected to be made aware of...
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DJ Bean
July 29, 2010 - 11:43 am
A source confirmed to WEEI.com that Bruins right winger Blake Wheeler has yet to receive his award in his arbitration case because the arbiter was tied up with Annti Niemi's hearing with the Blackhawks. The source indicated that the delay could last until Friday but remained hopeful of receiving...
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DJ Bean
July 28, 2010 - 2:48 pm
It appears there will be no news regarding Blake Wheeler 's arbitration case with the Bruins on Wednesday. Agent Matt Keator indicated to multiple outlets, including WEEI.com, that he is not expecting the arbiter to reveal the right wing's awarded 2010-2011 salary until Thursday. A decision must...
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DJ Bean
July 27, 2010 - 9:15 am
After last night's last-ditch effort to avoid arbitration fell through between Blake Wheeler 's camp and the Bruins, the two sides followed through with their scheduled hearing Tuesday morning. Each side had 90 minutes to present its case, and a decision will come down within 48 hours of the...
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DJ Bean
July 26, 2010 - 12:03 pm
According to Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, the Bruins have chosen for tomorrow's arbitration hearing with right winger Blake Wheeler to yield a one-year award, meaning whichever salary the arbiter deems deserved will be for a one-year deal rather than two years. Because the player filed for...
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DJ Bean
July 26, 2010 - 7:51 am
A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to WEEI.com Monday that Matt Keator, the agent for Bruins right wing Blake Wheeler , is already in Toronto in preparation for his client's arbitration hearing with the team Tuesday. The source added that Wheeler will be flying in sometime Monday...
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DJ Bean
July 23, 2010 - 3:17 pm
In this offseason, just about anybody on the Bruins could speak to media members and have their hands full. After all, with big names added, bigger expectations for the upcoming season, and enormous questions about the roster, a Q and A could go on for hours if both sides have the time. Make that...
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