Don Sweeney

DJ Bean
June 30, 2015 - 5:24 pm
When noon hits on Wednesday, teams will officially be able to sign restricted free agents to offer sheets. Well, some will. The Bruins probably won'€™t. In order to sign a player to an offer sheet, a team must have the proper draft picks to surrender should the rights-holding team opt not to...
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Tuukka Rask
DJ Bean
June 30, 2015 - 8:29 am
Don Sweeney is adamant that the Bruins are not going through a rebuild. To some degree, his actions reflect that he doesn'€™t think the Bruins will bottom out. For example, no team planning on rebuilding would send a third-round pick in two years away in exchange for bottom-of-the-roster player,...
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Don Sweeney
DJ Bean
June 30, 2015 - 7:39 am
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney shared in Tuesday'€™s pre-free agency conference call with reporters that the Bruins sent qualifying offers to restricted free agents Ryan Spooner, Brett Connolly and Martin Jones. The team declined to qualify Matt Lindblad, Rob Flick and Adam Morrison. Sweeney...
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Pierre McGuire
June 29, 2015 - 8:26 am
NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire joined Middays with MFB on Monday to discuss the Bruins' rebuilding strategy and the direction they will go after surprise moves prior to the NHL draft last week. To hear the full interview, visit the Middays with MFB audio on demand page. Amidst highly...
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Milan Lucic
DJ Bean
June 25, 2015 - 11:20 am
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Bruins general manager Don Sweeney doesn'€™t feel the need to make trades this weekend, but he'€™s more than prepared to. Sweeney revealed during Thursday's pre-draft availability that he has collected the proper lists from each Bruins player with a partial no-trade...
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Dougie Hamilton
DJ Bean
June 25, 2015 - 10:22 am
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. --€” Bruins general manager Don Sweeney and agent J.P. Barry met Wednesday night in Florida as the sides continue to discuss Dougie Hamilton'€™s next contract. The sides are not close to a deal, as the meeting focused on where Hamilton stands at this point in his career...
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Carl Soderberg appears to be the latest salary cap casualty for the Bruins. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
June 19, 2015 - 7:34 am
Carl Soderberg appears to be the latest casualty of the Bruins' salary cap crunch. The 29-year-old center had 13 goals and 31 assists this year while playing in all 82 games, playing out the final year of a three-year, $3 million contract. Soderberg will be looking for a big pay day as an...
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June 05, 2015 - 8:37 am
New Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced Friday that Claude Julien will return for his ninth season behind the bench, despite the team's disappointing 2014-15 season that ended with no postseason. Do you agree with Sweeney's move? [poll ID=23]
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Claude Julien
June 05, 2015 - 6:19 am
Meeting with the media at the NHL scouting combine in Buffalo on Friday, new general manager Don Sweeney confirmed that coach Claude Julien and his staff will return next season. Julien's status had been in question since the Bruins failed to make the playoffs and Peter Chiarelli was fired as GM...
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Don Sweeney
DJ Bean
May 20, 2015 - 4:59 pm
How the Bruins proceed with Milan Lucic will be high on the list of things that define the early going of Don Sweeney'€™s tenure as Bruins general manager. Sweeney is well aware. Lucic, who turns 27 next month, has been a dominant player in seasons past. His numbers have been in decline for years...
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