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Cameron Kerry
July 13, 2018 - 1:07 pm
The backend was secure for the Bruins entering free agency. Naturally, the team's most important signing was a defenseman. When John Moore signed a five-year deal to join the Bruins, speculation ran rampant about the Bruins offloading a defenseman. Management has always been fond of carrying extra...
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Cameron Kerry
July 11, 2018 - 11:34 am
NHL free agency is nearly two weeks old, and the vast majority of impact players have found a new home. Don Sweeney has been quite active at the start of July, flipping and flopping players to fit the teams' needs. With free agency winding down, players can still be added to bolster the team's...
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Cameron Kerry
July 07, 2018 - 2:39 pm
The Bruins were one point from being the best team in the conference. They now look like the clear cut third-best team in their division. This offseason, the Lightning and Maple Leafs look vastly superior to the black and gold. If Tampa Bay adds former Norris trophy winner Erik Karlsson, the Bruins...
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Sara Civian
July 03, 2018 - 12:16 pm
The Bruins and restricted free agent center Sean Kuraly have reached an agreement on a three-year deal with an annual cap hit of $1.275 million, the club announced Tuesday. “We’ve had really good discussions with Sean (Kuraly), so I would expect that (deal) at some point in time in the near future...
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Scott McLaughlin
July 01, 2018 - 1:55 pm
While the Bruins' two toughest rivals in the division have made big moves like signing John Tavares and locking up Ryan McDonagh , the B's have so far had to settle for adding depth. After reportedly signing backup goalie Jaroslav Halak and fourth-line forwards Joakim Nordstrom and Chris Wagner,...
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Sara Civian
July 01, 2018 - 1:42 pm
The sweepstakes for John Tavares is over. Tavares chose a seven-year, $77 million deal with his hometown Maple Leafs on Sunday. “I’m thrilled to be starting a new chapter of my career and life in Toronto with the @MapleLeafs,” he tweeted . “I feel very fortunate to come join a team with a great...
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Scott McLaughlin
July 01, 2018 - 12:37 pm
The Bruins weren't willing to spend the $1.9 million per year that Tim Schaller reportedly got from the Vancouver Canucks to keep him, but it appears they were willing to spend a little less on another veteran fourth-liner. According to TSN's Darren Dreger, the Bruins have agreed to a two-year deal...
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Jaroslav Halak
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John Tomase
July 01, 2018 - 11:29 am
Say goodbye to Anton Khudobin and say hello to Jaroslav Halak. According to multiple reports, the Bruins have a new backup goaltender. They reportedly signed Halak to a two-year deal to play behind Tuukka Rask. Andy Strickland was among the first to break the news. Halak is a two-time Vezina Trophy...
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Cameron Kerry
June 29, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney spoke to the media for the first time since the NHL draft on Friday. He touched on various prospects, development camp notes, and offseason personnel decisions. One thing Sweeney refused to address was the ongoing pursuit of coveted free agent John Tavares...
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Cameron Kerry
June 28, 2018 - 10:11 pm
Nick Albano was committed to play lacrosse in college, but he has spent the past three days on the ice sporting his hometown spoked B across his chest. Albano's road to Bruins development camp is nothing short of improbable. Players that attend development camp typically play in Europe, the...
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