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Brad Marchand, Ryan Spooner, John-Michael Liles Miss Bruins Practice

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Bruins were down a pair of top-nine forwards Monday morning as they returned to practice at Ristuccia Arena. Top-line winger Brad Marchand and third-line center Ryan Spooner both did not participate in the session, which came two days after Boston’s 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Spooner played in that game but missed the entirety of the third...
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March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins’ John-Michael Liles Will Have Hearing For Hit On Nikita Kucherov

Boston Bruins defenseman John-Michael Liles has been summoned for a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for what the league called “an illegal check to the head” of Nikita Kucherov during Tuesday night’s overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The hearing will take place Thursday, the league announced Wednesday afternoon. The hit in question occurred late...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NHL Trade Deadline: Boston Bruins add Stempniak, Liles

The Boston Bruins made two late moves before the NHL trade deadline, by acquiring forward Lee Stempniak from the New Jersey Devils and John-Michael Liles from the Carolina Hurricanes. #NJDevils acquire fourth-round pick in 2016 Draft and second-round pick in 2017 Draft from Boston in exchange for right wing Lee Stempniak. — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) February 29, 2016 [OFFICIAL...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

New Bruin John-Michael Liles Still Motivated By Maple Leafs’ Game 7 Collapse

Winning in the Stanley Cup playoffs is the primary objective of every NHL player. For Boston Bruins newcomer John-Michael Liles, whose last taste of postseason hockey ended in franchise-shattering heartbreak, the motivation to do so has never been stronger. Liles was a defenseman on the Toronto Maple Leafs team that blew a three-goal third-period lead against the Bruins in Game...
Via NESN.com
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins Roster Reset: Where Do Lee Stempniak, John-Michael Liles Fit?

BOSTON — A relatively dull Monday morning for the Bruins gave way to a hectic afternoon as the team acquired two players, retained another and sent three more to the American Hockey League ahead of the NHL trade deadline. The most notable deadline development for the Bruins was their decision to keep winger Loui Eriksson, an impending unrestricted free agency who was widely...
Via NESN.com
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins acquire Lee Stempniak and John Michael Liles

The Bruins weren't sellers at the trade deadline. They went out and added some extra goal scoring by obtaining Lee Stempniak; who is the Devils leading goal scorer. Stempniaks stat line is an impressive 16 goals and 25 assists. The Bruins sent a second and a fourth round pick to New Jersey.Sweeney also tried to address the defensive issue by obtaining veteran defenseman John Michael...
Via BruinsLife
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hurricanes' Liles takes stake to face

A scary moment took place in Wednesday night’s Avalanche-Hurricanes game when John-Michael Liles took a skate to the face. It was an unfortunate occurrence and completely accidental. Liles was near the boards when Jerome Iginla tripped over the Hurricanes defenseman’s stick and went airborne. Unfortunately, while in the air, one of his skates clipped Liles right in the face...
Via The Sports Daily
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

John-Michael Liles is literally the "new guy"

Whooooo's that guy..... It's John-Michael! John-Michael Liles might not have Zooey Dechanel's bangs, but he's still the "new guy" on the Carolina Hurricanes. He even has the locker stall nameplate to prove it! Liles was acquired by the Hurricanes in a surprise move that sent Tim Gleason to Toronto. Liles got to take warm-ups with the Leafs before the Winter...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

John-Michael Liles traded to Canes, name plate says 'New Guy'

Looks like the Carolina Hurricanes made John-Michael Liles feel right at home after acquiring him from the Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day during warm ups for the Winter Classic. His name plate says “New Guy” and I really hope that’s what it says on his jersey until his gets in.  Liles was traded for Tim Gleason and a prospect in a trade of underachieving big contract...
Via Diehardsport
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Gleason heads to Toronto in trade with 'Canes for Liles, prospect

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired veteran defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles. The Hurricanes also received the rights to college defenseman Dennis Robertson in the trade announced during the Maple Leafs' game against Detroit in the Winter Classic. The 30-year-old Gleason was the Hurricanes' most physical...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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