Loui Eriksson

Brad Marchand scored a career-high 37 goals last season. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
DJ Bean
October 12, 2016 - 10:00 am
The NHL season is upon us, leaving Bruins fans wondering whether they're in for a return to the playoffs or just another frustrating regular season. Heading into Thursday night's season opener against the Blue Jackets, B's fans are probably leaning toward the latter, but an influx of youth into the...
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David Krejci
DJ Bean
August 29, 2016 - 9:28 am
BRIGHTON -- Don Sweeney's sales pitch to Jimmy Vesey was built around being David Krejci's left wing. Vesey passed, but it doesn't seem Krejci's losing sleep over it. "I'm not really disappointed with that guy," Krejci said Monday of the Rangers rookie. "Obviously I heard he's a good player, but...
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Loui Eriksson
DJ Bean
July 01, 2016 - 1:11 pm
As of Thursday, the Bruins seemed all but out of the running for Loui Eriksson, with their final offer not suiting what the 30-year-old wing was confident he would get on the open market. As it turned out, Eriksson was right. During negotiations, Eriksson's camp made it clear that they felt worthy...
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DJ Bean
July 01, 2016 - 9:24 am
The Bruins opted against signing a soon-to-be 31-year-old Loui Eriksson to the six-year, $36 million contract he got with Vancouver and instead gave the same average annual value to 32-year-old David Backes. So essentially, the Bruins decided they would rather $6 million a year to Backes at age 37...
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Loui Eriksson
DJ Bean
June 30, 2016 - 9:25 am
Dennis Seidenberg is done as a Bruin. It appears the same may soon be said for Loui Eriksson. Though Eriksson's camp won't officially rule out the Bruins, the the team has not budged in negotiations regarding the versatile winger's next contract this week. As such, Eriksson's camp feels that a...
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Loui Eriksson
DJ Bean
June 26, 2016 - 6:28 pm
As expected, teams have used the NHL's free agency interview window to approach winger Loui Eriksson, who spent the last three seasons with the Bruins. As of Sunday evening, six teams had contacted Eriksson's agent about the player. The Bruins are interested in retaining Eriksson, but have been...
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DJ Bean
June 25, 2016 - 5:46 am
BUFFALO -- With Loui Eriksson likely headed to free agency and the period for teams to interview free agents having opened at midnight, the Bruins are set to lay the groundwork for whatever their July 1 plans may be. Those plans still may include retaining Eriksson, but he figures to get plenty of...
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Loui Eriksson
DJ Bean
June 23, 2016 - 3:52 pm
BUFFALO -- Don Sweeney has long been hopeful that he and super agent J.P. Barry would be able to bridge the gap and get a new contract done for veteran right wing Loui Eriksson. With two days left until Eriksson will be free to interview with other teams and over a week until he'll become an...
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Loui Eriksson
DJ Bean
June 22, 2016 - 2:58 pm
The Bruins and agent J.P. Barry still plan to negotiate further as they try to bridge the gap on Loui Eriksson's next contract. According to TSN's Darren Dreger , Sweeney and Barry will meet Wednesday night. With the sides still not close on a deal, however, the clock is ticking on the team to...
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Loui Eriksson
DJ Bean
June 20, 2016 - 11:22 am
The Bruins and Loui Eriksson haven't made much progress in recent days. Eriksson's camp had expected a new offer from the Bruins at some point last week, but as of Monday morning agent J.P. Barry still had yet to receive one. The expectation is that Barry and Bruins general manager Don Sweeney...
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