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Boston Bruins Have Busy First Day In Free Agency

They don’t call it ‘free agency frenzy’ for nothing folks. The National Hockey League’s first day of free agency had people jumping teams, time zones, and countries. Several players joined the Boston Bruins, a few left the team, and in between all that there were a few signings that were going to happen. With the […] Boston Bruins Have Busy First Day In Free Agency - Causeway...
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3 hours ago

Bruins sign Riley Nash, Tim Schaller, re-sign Tommy Cross, Tyler Randell

Riley Nash scored nine goals for the Hurricanes last season. (Charles LeClaire/USA Today Sports) In addition to the signings of David Backes, John-Michael Liles and Anton Khudobin, the Bruins announced Friday that they had agreed to contracts with forwards Riley Nash and Tim Schaller while also re-signing defenseman Tommy Cross and forward Tyler Randell. Nash’s deal is a two-year...
Via Big Bad Blog
7 hours ago

Boston Bruins Re-Sign John-Michael Liles

Boston Bruins Re-Sign John-Michael Liles To One Year Deal The Boston Bruins have re-signed John-Michael Liles to a one year contract worth $2 million. the 35-year-old defenseman was acquired by Boston at the 2016 Trade Deadline from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for prospect Anthony Camara, a 2016 third-round selection and a 2017 fifth-round selection. […] Boston Bruins Re...
Via Causeway Crowd
9 hours ago

Lee Stempniak signs 2-year deal with Hurricanes, Zach Trotman signs with Kings, Brett Connolly to Capitals

Brett Connolly Loui Eriksson wasn’t the only veteran right wing the Bruins lost in free agency on Friday, as Lee Stempniak departed on a two-year deal from the Hurricanes that will pay him an average of $2.5 million annually. Brett Connolly, whom the B’s could have kept as a restricted free agent but declined to tender a qualifying offer, signed a one-year deal with the Capitals...
Via Big Bad Blog
10 hours ago

Bruins Sign Goaltender Anton Khudobin: Report

The Boston Bruins have reportedly signed goaltender Anton Khudobin to a two-year deal worth an annual average value of $1.2 million a season. This will be the second tour of duty with Boston for the backup net minder, who he spent the 2012-13 shortened lockout season in BeanTown. Looks like Anton Khudobin is likely going back to BOS. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2016...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 hours ago

Zach Trotman Signs In Los Angeles

Boston Bruins: Zach Trotman Signs In Los Angeles on One Year Deal Former-Boston Bruins defenseman Zach Trotman has signed a one year contract worth $650 thousand to play with the Los Angeles Kings. This was a very good depth-signing by the Kings who will probably use Trotman better than Bruins’ head coach Claude Julien did. […] Boston Bruins: Zach Trotman Signs In Los Angeles...
Via Causeway Crowd
11 hours ago

Welcome to NHL free agency, where the Bruins are an unmitigated mess

COMMENTARY From (Stanley Cup champion) Phil Kessel to Tyler Seguin and Dougie Hamilton to Joe Morrow, Jimmy Hayes, and Zachary Senyshyn. Only the Boston Bruins could turn such fortune into a pile of distorted rubble. NHL free agency is upon us, which means somebody (Hello, Vancouver!) will be foolishly overpaying for former Bruins forward Loui […] The post Welcome to NHL free agency...
Via Boston.com
11 hours ago

David Backes signs with the Boston Bruins

The St. Louis Blues will need to name a new captain as David Backes has signed a deal with the Boston Bruins. The deal is over five years and will pay $6 million per season. Backes in BOS is 5x6 — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2016 Heading into the 2016 NHL Draft and the free agency window, it looked like Backes and the Blues might be able to work out a deal. The...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Loui Eriksson leaves Bruins for Canucks

Loui Eriksson has signed a six-year deal with the Canucks, according to Sportsnet. The Bruins were unable to come to terms on a new deal with Eriksson, who scored 30 goals in the final season of a six-year deal that carried a $4.25 million cap hit. The main sticking point between the Bruins and Eriksson’s camp was the length of his next contract, as the Bruins were hesitant to...
Via Big Bad Blog
12 hours ago

6 ways to fix the Bruins

COMMENTARY The Bruins are in need of a fix, there’s no doubting that. After back-to-back late season collapses resulted with the team missing the playoffs, GM Don Sweeney and company are trying to figure things out and find the recipe for success that will ultimately get them back to the postseason. Let’s take a look […] The post 6 ways to fix the Bruins appeared first on Boston.com.
Via Boston.com
16 hours ago

Bruins sign Torey Krug to four-year, $21 million extension

Shortly after cutting ties with one member of their defense corps, the Boston Bruins locked up another for the foreseeable future. The Bruins on Thursday re-signed defenseman Torey Krug to a four-year, $21 million contract extension. Krug, who signed a one-year, $3.4 million deal last summer, was set to become an restricted free agent when the market opens at noon ET Friday...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Bruins star Bourque pleads not guilty to drunken driving

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque (bork) has pleaded not guilty to a drunken driving charge. Bourque was charged Friday with operating under the influence of alcohol after his Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a minivan in an Andover construction zone. No one was hurt. The 55-year-old Bourque entered his plea Monday in Lawrence District Court. The Eagle-Tribune...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Six teams have contacted Loui Eriksson's agent

As of Sunday evening, six teams have reached out to Loui Eriksson’s agent in an attempt to find out what kind of contract could lure the forward away from Boston. This report comes from WEEI and states that while there are numerous teams contacting Eriksson’s agent, the Bruins are warming up to the idea of extending the forward beyond four years. As expected, teams have...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bruins star Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charge

ANDOVER, Mass. — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque has been arrested on a drunken driving charge.Andover police Lt. Cecilia Blais tells The Boston Globe the 55-year-old Bourque was arrested after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash in the city about 11:30 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported.Bourque was charged with operating under the influence, posted bail and was released...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins GM: Trade Price For D-Men Included David Pastrnak, Draft Picks

The Boston Bruins need a top-four defenseman to solidify their chances of making the Stanley Cup playoffs next season. The problem with acquiring a top-four D-man is two-fold: many teams across the league need one and because of that, the price to acquire one is sky high. Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said as much in his comments to reporters after the first round of the 2016...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins NHL Draft 2016 Tracker: Every Pick, Rumor From Day 2

The Boston Bruins made two selections Friday in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft. They took Boston University defenseman Charlie McAvoy at No. 14, and they picked center Trent Frederic at No. 29. The 29th pick was acquired from the San Jose Sharks in the Martin Jones trade last year. Boston has five picks on Day 2 of the draft. Follow every one of them with our tracker below...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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