P.J. Axelsson

DJ Bean
August 20, 2013 - 1:19 pm
The Bruins announced Tuesday that they have promoted Keith Gretzky to Director of Amateur Scouting, hired P.J. Axelsson as a European amateur scout and hired Keith Sullivan as an amateur scout. Gretzky, who is the brother of Wayne Gretzky , has been with the Bruins as an amateur scout since 2011...
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DJ Bean
July 17, 2012 - 10:39 am
According to Finnish sportswriter Matias Strozyk last week (and a myriad of other reports since), old friend P.J. Axelsson has a couple of NHL teams interested in his services. Axelsson, who is currently playing for Frölunda HC of the Elitserien league in Sweden, played 11 seasons in the NHL...
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July 27, 2009 - 6:04 am
P.J. Axelsson didn'€™t want to leave the Boston Bruins after 11 seasons with a hockey club that looked to be on an upswing heading into next season, but '€“ without receiving an offer from the Black and Gold this summer '€“ the longest-tenured member of the B'€™s has signed a four-year deal...
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April 14, 2009 - 3:52 pm
Following Tuesday's practice, the Boston Bruins sent forward Vladimir Sobotka back down to Providence. Sobotka was called up to Boston on April 10 and registered an assist in the final two road games in New York (Sabres, Islanders) to close out the season. The move indicates that both P.J...
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April 09, 2009 - 3:42 am
For one of the first times this season Bruins head coach Claude Julien has completely scrubbed the pre-game morning skate at the TD Banknorth Garden prior to tonight's grudge match against the Montreal Canadiens . Though the Black and Gold have clinched the top spot in the Eastern Conference, the...
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March 12, 2009 - 2:18 pm
Three penalties in the first two minutes of play here at the Garden in a game between the red-hot Ottawa Senators -- winners of four straight -- and the not-so-hot Bruins -- losers of two in a row -- at the TD Banknorth Garden . The first B's penalty to Aaron Ward actually proved fortunate for the...
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February 19, 2009 - 11:04 am
Though it seemed like a natural fit for P.J. Axelsson to enjoy a homecoming in Stockholm or for Zdeno Chara to have a hero's welcome in Trencin, Czechoslovakia, the NHL announced this afternoon that the Red Wing, Blues, Blackhawks and Panthers will be the four teams opening the 2009-10 season in...
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February 07, 2009 - 8:18 am
On Tuesday Jumbo Joe Thornton  will return to TD Banknorth Garden for only the second time since being traded away from the Black and Gold for Marco Sturm , Brad Stuart and Wayne Primeau back in November of 2005. The Sharks meet the first overall Boston Bruins at 7:00 p.m. eastern time on...
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February 05, 2009 - 6:59 pm
For the second time this season, the most unlikely of hockey heroes came through in every way for the Black and Gold by securing a game that his team most assuredly didn't deserve to win. The light-scoring P.J. Axelsson turned in a seemingly patented wide right move during a lengthy shootout...
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January 23, 2009 - 1:52 pm
MONTREAL, Quebec -- San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton has played only one game as a visiting player at the TD Banknorth Garden , and admitted to the assembled media at the NHL All-Star Game this weekend that he's already circled the Feb. 10 statement game against the Black and Gold. PlayingÂ...
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