Ryan Donato

Danton Heinen Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
January 15, 2019 - 12:24 am
The Bruins need secondary scoring. Coach Bruce Cassidy’s search for it led him to shuffle two of his forward lines in the second and third period and bench David Backes for the final eight minutes of the Bruins’ 3-2 overtime loss to Montreal at TD Garden on Monday. Cassidy said his decision to flip...
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Matt Kalman
December 24, 2018 - 12:44 am
Green and red are the colors of the season and there was plenty of both during the Bruins’ 5-3 loss (after they led 2-0) at Carolina on Sunday. Green The Hurricanes decided to “honor their heritage” and wear green Hartford Whalers uniforms. I’m sure the people of Hartford were really honored. More...
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Erin Walsh
December 13, 2018 - 9:39 am
The “College Hockey Line" as many are calling it, seemed to collectively find its game over the past week. Ryan Donato (Harvard), Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson (Boston University), and Danton Heinen (University of Denver) are currently playing on Boston’s third line. Over the past three games, the trio...
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Erin Walsh
November 08, 2018 - 6:27 pm
Ryan Donato didn’t impress the Bruins coaching staff enough early on this season, thus leading to him being sent to Providence of the AHL. Although Donato hasn't found his game early on, there's a lot to like as he tallied nine points (five goals, four assists) in 12 games with the Bruins last year...
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Erin Walsh
November 01, 2018 - 6:11 pm
The Bruins announced Thursday evening that Ryan Donato has been assigned to the Providence Bruins of the AHL. The 22-year-old has yet to see time on the Providence roster as he made the immediate jump from college hockey to the NHL. The highly talented centerman, currently being used as a winger...
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Sara Civian
August 28, 2018 - 7:07 pm
There's two weeks left until training camp, and Bruins free agent Rick Nash still hasn’t officially announced anything about his future in the NHL. He asked teams to give him some space when he forewent the July 1 signing period , so we don’t know all that much about his pending decision. Here's...
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Sara Civian
August 22, 2018 - 12:39 pm
Ryan Donato's double life as a Harvard student and NHL rookie captivated the Bruins fanbase, but what about his classmates? "The thing about Harvard is there are athletes...but not many people are that into sports," he said of that time he played in an NHL game then slept in his dorm. "Nobody...
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Cameron Kerry
August 10, 2018 - 11:24 am
The Bruins will once again participate in the Prospects Challenge, a preseason round robin tournament between four teams. This will mark the fourth consecutive year in which Bruins prospects go head-to-head against the competition in Buffalo. The baby Bruins will battle against prospects from the...
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Cameron Kerry
August 08, 2018 - 12:19 pm
The Bruins have a mix of proven veterans and impressive young talent, resulting in one of the league's best rosters. Despite the team's impressive success at the highest level, noted NHL Prospects writer Corey Pronman of The Athletic ranked the Bruins' prospects 27th out of 31 teams. In his 2017...
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Cameron Kerry
July 25, 2018 - 12:37 pm
How could a rookie who played 12 NHL games possibly be the key to an offense that was already a force at times last season? The Bruins are currently devoid of an impact wing on the right side of the second line, a top-six role along playmakers Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci. Donato would the perfect...
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