Blake Wheeler

DJ Bean
July 20, 2010 - 10:00 pm
With all apologies to Tyler Seguin , Nathan Horton , and Cam Neely , the salary cap just may be the single topic that has dominated Bruins offseason discussion more so than anything else. This, of course, in an offseason that featured a team that came within a game of the Eastern Conference finals...
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DJ Bean
July 19, 2010 - 8:38 am
The Bruins wanted to avoid arbitration in the cases of Gregory Campbell and Blake Wheeler , and though they did so with Campbell last week with a two-year, $2.2 million deal, locking up Wheeler before his July 27 hearing may not be as easy. According to a league source, the Bruins and Wheeler's...
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DJ Bean
July 15, 2010 - 1:42 pm
Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli spoke with members of the media in a conference call on Thursday and shed light on some of the issues regarding the Bruins and their financial situation heading into the 2010-2011 season. With the signing of Gregory Campbell to a two-year deal, the Bruins...
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DJ Bean
July 14, 2010 - 3:27 pm
The Boston Globe is reporting that the Bruins are close to avoiding arbitration in at least one case. Center Gregory Campbell , whom the Bruins added last month in the Nathan Horton trade with the Panthers, is inching close to signing a two-year deal, according to the report. Kevin Paul Dupont...
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DJ Bean
July 13, 2010 - 12:21 pm
Bruins winger Blake Wheeler 's arbitration hearing has been set for July 27, agent Matt Keator told WEEI.com on Tuesday. Though the team has generally avoided such hearings at all costs, their current salary cap situation may prevent them from being able to give Wheeler a new deal prior to...
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DJ Bean
July 08, 2010 - 7:12 pm
A source confirmed to WEEI.com Thursday night that an agreement between the Bruins and restricted free agent defenseman Mark Stuart is a "done deal." The contract is a one-year, $1.675 million pact, a raise from the $1.3 million he made the past two seasons. The Boston Globe was the first to...
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DJ Bean
July 05, 2010 - 1:18 pm
Agent Matt Keator has confirmed to WEEI.com that Bruins left wing Blake Wheeler filed for arbitration before Monday's 5 p.m. deadline. The Boston Globe was the first to report the story. Center Gregory Campbell also filed, as he was on the list of players to elect the process by the NHLPA Monday...
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DJ Bean
July 01, 2010 - 8:54 pm
Though Tim Thomas rumors have been more or less overflowing from the internet this offseason -- some feasible, some outrageous -- Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli is certainly speaking like a guy who wouldn't feel it was the end of the world if he goes into next season with his No. 2 goalie...
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DJ Bean
June 29, 2010 - 9:29 am
BOSTON -- Here are the highlights of Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli 's session with reporters following the Tyler Seguin / Nathan Horton press conference: - Though the Bruins didn't tender restricted free agent Daniel Paille a qualifying offer, the two sides are still "moving towards a deal...
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May 13, 2010 - 9:28 am
WILMINGTON -- What does a team do that has lost three straight games and is on the wrong end of making hockey history do before the biggest game of the year? Sleep in, practice late and tweak the lines. The Bruins practiced at Ristuccia Arena at 1 p.m. after announcing that that they would "arrive...
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