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Loui Eriksson Scores Three as Sweden Smashes Latvia 8-1

Sweden’s offense didn’t take a backseat on Monday, following up a 6-1 win over Austria with an 8-1 destruction over Latvia. The Latvians showed some early muscle, but it would be a goal by the Swedes that would get the game started off offensively. While on the power-play, the Swedes were put in a tough situation when the Latvians had a 2-on-1 opportunity. Fortunately for the...
Via The Hockey House
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Neely Wanted Julien Fired In January

According to a report from Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet New England, Bruins president, Cam Neely, wanted head coach, Claude Julien, to be fired in the beginning of January. 
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

‘E:60′ Story About Bruins’ ‘Fist-Bump Kid’ Will Make You Smile (Video)

Liam Fitzgerald is a special kid who just happens to be a Boston Bruins fan. To say the 8-year-old’s been dealt a tough hand in life is a bit of an understatement. Liam was born with Down syndrome. If that wasn’t difficult enough, he was ccute lymphoblastic leukemia when he was just 4 years old. Ever the fighter, Liam beat the cancer, which has afforded him more time to do more...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins have tough decision on prospective free agent Brett Connolly

Brett Connolly did not get off to the best start in Boston; he broke his finger at his very first Bruins practice and missed the next few weeks of action. But did Brett Connolly do enough during his small sample of time with the Bruins to earn a new contract in Boston?Bruins fan website Causeway Crowd addressed the Connolly question in a recent editorial about the Bruins free agents...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins Reach Out to Gorton About GM Job

According to a report from Steve Conroy of The Boston Herald, the Boston Bruins have reached out to Jeff Gorton about their open GM job.
Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston aims for protection by keeping coach Claude Julien in purgatory

It can't be fun to be Bruins coach Claude Julien right now. The coach is in a waiting pattern as far as his job status is concerned while the Bruins leave his future with the team up to an as-yet unknown general manager.  If the Bruins plan to fire Julien, it would be best for the coach if the team fired him now while there are still plenty of coaching options open around the league...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins forward Milan Lucic confirms father's unexpected death

Milan Lucic is having an awful start to the offseason. The long-time Bruins forward revealed in a statement Saturday that his father passed away unexpectedly on April 22.  "I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver," Lucic said in the statement, which was released via the Bruins website. "My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Player perspectives

The Boston Bruins didn’t make the playoffs, we know this. Peter Chiarelli, and three scouts have been relieved of their duties (fired), we also know this. Everyone has their own separate opinions as to why Boston didn’t make the playoffs, as well everyone has opinions on why these individuals were let go, but lets take a look at this team on an individual level. What were the...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Slovak goalie’s horrible attempt to save a shootout shot

Kaspars Daugavins’ shootout goal was pretty nifty, but the real story here is the feeble attempted save by Slovak goalie Jan Laco. Daugavins’ had a pretty unique approach, dragging the puck with the tip of his stick, but Laco’s “I’ll just lay down” effort is something special. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Slovak goalie’s horrible attempt to save a shootout...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A look back at Gregory Campbell and Daniel Paille's careers in Boston

Campbell and Paille spent the last five seasons together as grinders on the Bruins' fourth line (Photo via Jared Silber and Getty Images) After a sad end to the 2014-2015 season for the Boston Bruins where they failed to qualify for the postseason, the annual summer roster shake up is in full force. Only this summer's shake up is a lot different then it has been in years' past,...
Via BruinsLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara has fractured fibula, will miss four weeks

If Zdeno Chara looked injured late in the season, it’s because he was. Chara finished the season on a fractured ankle, according to the Slovakian site Sport.sme.k. The ankle injury will keep the Boston Bruins captain from participating in the upcoming IIHF World Championship, according to the report. The defenseman might have suffered the injury in a late-season game against...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Winds of change

On Wednesday morning, the Boston Bruins President of Operations Cam Neely, announced that the organization has fired General Manager Peter Chiarelli. With the Bruins coming off of their worst regular season campaign since 2005, the termination of Chiarelli comes as no surprise. Just five days prior to the Bruins exemption from the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the organization has started...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Bruins trade Milan Lucic this off-season?

The Boston Bruins have a tough decision to make on Milan Lucic. Photo: Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesI remember the first time I saw Milan Lucic in a Bruins uniform. It was back in his rookie year of 2007 and he was still wearing his old number 62. He came off a memorable junior hockey campaign with the Vancouver Giants where he led his team to a Memorial Cup as the team’s captain. He...
Via BruinsLife
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins fire general manager Peter Chiarelli

The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli, the team announced Wednesday. “We are grateful for Peter’s service to the Bruins organization over the last nine seasons,” Bruins president Cam Neely said in a statement. “His efforts undoubtedly helped the team achieve great success during his tenure and he helped restore the proud tradition of Boston Bruins...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Who stays and who goes

A disappointing campaign came to an end for the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat of the Buffalo Sabres and the Bruins subsequent shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning assured that Boston would no make the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Frankly, an unacceptable loss for a team many had labeled as an Eastern Conference favorite. Instead of spending the...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Marc Savard on the move?

Associated Press An interesting rumor has been going around that Marc Savard could be on the move this summer. Elliot Friedman was on Calgary’s Sportsnet 690 and reported the following (Transcript by Nichols on Hockey): “One of the things they’re looking at is trading Marc Savard. Now, for those of you who are unfamiliar, Marc Savard is never going to play again,...
Via BruinsLife
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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